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Women's Athletics Hall of Fame set to induct new class
Women's Athletics Hall of Fame set to induct new class

After the 1979-80 Mt. Hebron team won the first girls state basketball title by a Howard County team, what some players remember most is not the ovation that they received at Catonsville Community College where they won their championship. Instead it is the reception they received at Cole Field House, where the Mt. Hebron boys were playing, that stands out in their minds. "Everyone gave our girls' team a standing ovation," said Karen Tessmer, a point guard on the championship squad. Now, nearly 35 years later, the Vikings are receiving another standing ovation of sorts. The team is the first to be inducted into the Howard County Women's Athletics Hall of Fame. ...

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