Ryan Jones (football)

Howard, Long Reach girls basketball on collision course for county supremacy

Howard, Long Reach girls basketball on collision course for county supremacy

Atholton had its run at county supremacy in 2014-15. In 2012-13, it was a River Hill squad that reached the state title game. But no Howard County girls basketball program has had a run quite like Howard over the last decade.

Since Scott Robinson took over the Lions’ program in 2010, they are 140-31 overall and 102-23 in county play, never finishing below fourth place in the league standings. In the last five years, Robinson’s teams have won three county titles — including the last two — and are 103-17 overall and 75-12 against its league foes.

The Lions have won 20 games or more in five of his seven seasons at the helm, and only once have they lost more than six...

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