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Varsity Letters News and notes on Baltimore area high school sports
Eight area boys earn US Lacrosse honors

Eight area boys were recognized by US Lacrosse this week, five selected as 2015 US Lacrosse High School All-Americans and three others making the All-Academic Team.

In all, nearly 600 players nationwide were recognized for their efforts on and off the field.

A US Lacrosse All-American is a player who exhibits superior skills and techniques and possesses exceptional game sense and knowledge, while...

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Dulaney hoops star Scott Harrelson set to play at Hagerstown Community College

Recent Dulaney grad Scott Harrelson, an All-Metro second-team selection in boys basketball as a senior, has signed to play at Hagerstown Community College.

The 6-foot-4 forward, who also was named Baltimore County's Player of the Year, averaged 23 points, 12 rebounds and three assists for the Lions in his senior year.

"We're very excited to have Scott," Hagerstown first-year coach Matt Ryan said. ...

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SC's Kelly picks Maryland

For budding high school football recruits, the summer heading into their senior year can be an important time to secure collegiate offers to play.

South Carroll's Silas Kelly was in such a position.

Already with pledges from Albany and Eastern Michigan — both Football Championship Subdivision schools — Kelly was hoping to get more attention when he attended a one-day camp at University of Maryland...

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Gilman defensive tackle Ellison Jordan commits to Penn State

Gilman All-Metro defensive tackle Ellison Jordan announced his commitment to Penn State this afternoon over Maryland and Virginia Tech.

"It's hard to put my finger on it, but there was just something special about the atmosphere at Penn State that made me feel that it was the place for me," said Jordan, a 6-foot-1, 277-pound four-star prospect.

Last Friday, Jordan said he had whittled his list of...

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Chris Robinson, Covie Stanwick named Under Armour Classic girls team coaches

McDonogh coach Chris Robinson and Notre Dame Prep graduate Covie Stanwick have been named the coaches for the girls teams competing in the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic July 3 at Towson University's Johnny Unitas Stadium.

Robinson, who has guided No. 1 McDonogh to seven straight Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championships and six straight national No. 1...

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Gilman cornerback Korey Stevens commits to Villanova

Gilman cornerback Korey Stevens visited Villanova Tuesday and was so impressed with the football coaching staff and the school's business program that as soon as he got home he committed to play for the Wildcats.

"What kind of separated Villanova from the other schools is I didn't feel like the coaches looked at me as a player first. They looked at me as family first, so I loved that whole aspect...

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