Tom Worgo

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Tom Worgo is a sports writer for the Carroll County Times and Baltimore Sun community newspapers, covering high schools in Carroll County and around the Baltimore region. He lives in Arnold and is a graduate of Rowan University in New Jersey.

Recent Articles

  • Edmondson boys start fast, hold off Allegany to reach 1A final

    Edmondson boys start fast, hold off Allegany to reach 1A final

    The Allegany boys basketball team has been impressive this season, topping its last 12 opponents by 13 points or more. That achievement hardly impressed Edmondson in a Class 1A state semifinal at Xfinity Center on Friday night, as the Red Storm knocked off the Campers, 59-52.

  • Marriotts Ridge girls basketball open up playoffs with win over Liberty

    Marriotts Ridge girls basketball open up playoffs with win over Liberty

    In its opening game of the 2A West Region Section II playoffs, top-seeded Marriotts Ridge overcame a late rally by No. 5 Liberty to earn a 56-43 win and move on to the regional semifinals Wednesday. The Mustangs (17-6) created turnovers with their tenacious defense and converted them into easy...

  • Wrestling: Winters Mill wrestling overwhelms Liberty

    Wrestling: Winters Mill wrestling overwhelms Liberty

    The Winters Mill wrestling team continues to build momentum. The Falcons won their sixth straight dual-meet Wednesday night with a 66-6 thrashing of visiting Liberty. Winters Mill has also beaten Westminster, Francis Scott Key, Manchester Valley, Gerstell Academy and Silver Oak Academy. “It’s the...

  • Francis Scott Key basketball off to sizzling start

    Francis Scott Key basketball off to sizzling start

    Francis Scott Key girls basketball coach Jennifer Gosselin had heard about those classic “worst-to-first” kind of seasons, but only from afar. The coach had never experienced that kind of situation — at least until this season, when the unbeaten Eagles (5-0, 3-0 county) have executed a full reverse...

  • Laurel boys basketball has chemistry, lacks size

    Laurel boys basketball has chemistry, lacks size

    Laurel boys basketball coach Torrence Oxendine had his share of worries coming into the season, but team chemistry among his starters wasn’t one of them. The Spartans returned four starters — senior point guard Antone Matthews (5 feet 7) and senior forwards Keshon Kearney (6-2), Tyler Sterling...

  • Laurel boys basketball falls to Bladensburg

    Laurel boys basketball falls to Bladensburg

    The Bladensburg boys basketball had opened a 14-point lead late in the third quarter and was seemingly on its way to an easy victory Friday night. But Laurel tied the score in the fourth quarter, and Bladensburg needed some clutch foul shooting to pull out the win, 72-65. “We have to develop a...

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