High School Girls Basketball

  • Spalding's Maggie Morrison has eventful coaching debut

    Spalding's Maggie Morrison has eventful coaching debut

    Though it didn’t result in a victory, new Archbishop Spalding girls basketball coach Maggie Morrison’s first game was still one to remember. The Cavaliers trailed the entire game and by as many as 23 points before rallying to tie the game late in the fourth quarter. Visiting Maryvale hit 7 of 11...

  • 2017-18 girls basketball poll preseason Top 15

    2017-18 girls basketball poll preseason Top 15

    1. St. Frances Coach: Jerome Shelton Last season: 31-1, No. 1 Postseason: IAAM A Conference champion Outlook: The Panthers ended their best season in program history last winter with a runner-up finish at the Dick's Sporting Goods High School National Tournament. Although they fell in overtime...

  • 2017-18 girls basketball players to watch

    2017-18 girls basketball players to watch

    Taylor Addison Howard, senior, forward Averaging 15.6 points, Addison led the Lions to the Howard County championship last winter. A versatile 5-foot-10 small forward, she also averaged 9.8 rebounds and 2.7 steals as Howard reached the Class 4A North final, where it fell to eventual state champion...

  • 2017-18 girls basketball by the numbers

    2017-18 girls basketball by the numbers

    3 State championships won by Baltimore-area teams last season — Catonsville (4A), New Town (2A) and Patterson Mill (1A) 10 IAAM A Conference titles won by two-time defending champion St. Frances — seven more than any other program 169 Points needed for Manchester Valley guard Mackenzie DeWees to...

  • As basketball evolves, ballhandling a point of emphasis for girls during development

    As basketball evolves, ballhandling a point of emphasis for girls during development

    Although St. Frances’ Angel Reese stands 6 feet 3½ as a sophomore, she didn’t tower over anyone as a sixth-grader playing Amateur Athletic Union basketball. That, she said, was a good thing. Growing up as a guard has given her the skills to play any position on the court. “I used to be one of the...

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