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  • Howard volleyball beats Broadneck in four sets

    Howard volleyball beats Broadneck in four sets

    Howard senior setter Julia McKenna – playing her first game without a knee brace since tearing her ACL in last year’s 4A North regional championship game loss to Dulaney – didn’t show any reservations in the Lions’ four-set win over visiting Broadneck on Tuesday. “She’s medically cleared to roam...

  • Centennial rolls River Hill in volleyball season opener

    Centennial rolls River Hill in volleyball season opener

    The last time River Hill and Centennial squared off on the volleyball court, tears welled in the eyes of the Eagles players, knowing their season was over. The Hawks players, meanwhile, had tears of joy as they advanced to the 3A East regional final in their home gym. On Thursday, in the season...

  • Volleyball preseason poll

    Volleyball preseason poll

    1. South River Coach: Maureen Carter Last season: 10-4, ranked No. 6 Postseason: Class 4A East finalist Outlook: The Seahawks, the bridesmaids in Anne Arundel County, look poised to take the next step, as Carter has four starters back. If the Hawks can find a setter, and everyone grows into their...

  • New scheduling should make metro-area volleyball more competitive this season

    New scheduling should make metro-area volleyball more competitive this season

    In recent years, metro-area volleyball teams have been making annual trips to the state semifinals and playoffs in College Park, only to come home with disappointed players and no hardware. With a few exceptions (Severna Park in 2014, Dulaney in 2013), this scenario has become all too familiar....

  • Volleyball by the numbers

    Volleyball by the numbers

    3 — Losses by fourth-ranked Notre Dame Prep over the past three seasons. 4 — Starters returning from a 10-4 team for top-ranked South River. 9 — Teams in The Baltimore Sun's final poll last season from Howard and Anne Arundel counties.

  • High School Sports Polls for Nov. 30

    High School Sports Polls for Nov. 30

    Football No. School Record Prev. 1. Gilman 10-1 1 2. Howard 13-0 5 3. McDonogh 6-3 4 4. Archbishop Spalding 8-3 6 5. Broadneck 10-3 2 6. Old Mill 11-1 3 7. Dundalk 12-1 7 8. Mount Saint Joseph 8-3 8 9. Franklin 10-2 9 10. John Carroll 12-0 10 11. Dunbar 9-3 11 12. South Carroll 10-2 12 13. Annapolis...

  • Bowie comes up short in semifinal

    Bowie comes up short in semifinal

    With her team's season on the brink of concluding, Bowie High volleyball Luanne Smith called timeout late in the third set of last week's Class 4A state semifinal against Dulaney. "Just keep fighting. Don't give up," said Smith. "One point at a time. Play Bowie volleyball." The Bulldogs put forth...

  • High School sports polls for Nov. 23

    High School sports polls for Nov. 23

    Football No. School Record Prev. 1. Gilman 10-1 1 2. Broadneck 10-2 9 3. Old Mill 11-1 2 4McDonogh 6-3 3 5. Howard 12-0 6 6. Archbishop Spalding 8-3 5 7. Dundalk 11-1 13 8. Mount Saint Joseph 8-3 8 9. Franklin 10-2 9 10. John Carroll 12-0 10 11. Dunbar 9-2 11 12. South Carroll 10-2 12 13. Annapolis...

  • Hereford volleyball falls in state semifinals to Patuxent

    Hereford volleyball falls in state semifinals to Patuxent

    Hereford volleyball lost in the state semifinals for the third year in a row, but the Bulls did put a scare into Patuxent by taking the second set handily after dropping the opening set Patuxent rallied to win, 24-18, 13-25, 25-19, 25-18, at Ritchie Coliseum at the University of Maryland College...

  • Volleyball: Liberty spiked in state semis

    Volleyball: Liberty spiked in state semis

    Despite strong start, Liberty can't keep up with Rising Sun

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