| Jun 13, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Harford County and the State of Maryland are concerned about the effects of head injuries on young athletes and they have implemented new guidelines for dealing with cases of concussions suffered by high school athletes.
The Maryland State Department of...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 12:25 PM
When Mike Williams took over as Howard County's Coordinator of Athletics in 2005, he had a plan that extended well beyond the wins and losses that come on any field or court.
"My vision when I came in was to have an athletic program that was education-...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 1:44 PM
On Wednesday, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association announced a joint partnership with PlayOn! Sports to provide multiplatform distribution of Maryland high school sports content.
The MPSSAA Network will provide unprecedented...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:12 AM
That thing I said I hoped would happen in last week's column actually did, and the Bel Air Bobcats held on to win the 3A state baseball title Saturday night with a 3-2 victory over La Plata. As I pointed out in the last installment, that was the seventh...
| May 24, 2013
| 5:23 AM
Sitting here thinking about all the state championship games I've covered, without daring to do something logical like verifying my data, I've come to the number 18. That is how many MPSSAA title matchups I have attended during my six full high school...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Harford Tech has been stripped of its division championship in girls lacrosse and its head coach has been suspended after the team refused to play in the Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference championship game Monday.
In the first public challenge...
| May 9, 2013
| 5:55 AM
When Chapelgate plays St. Timothy’s in girls lacrosse one thing is a certainty. “We always have a close game with St. Tim’s,” said Chapelgate coach Colleen Norton.
Wednesday’s Interscholastic Athletic Association of...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:18 PM
With wins Monday, the Bel Air, C. Milton Wright and Havre de Grace softball teams are moving on to the semifinal round of regional play.
The Bel Air girls advanced to the 3A North softball semifinal round with a Monday road victory, as the 13th-seeded...
| May 6, 2013
| 10:27 PM
Just as there are two sides to every coin, there are two halves to a lacrosse game, and Chapelgate knows which half it prefers.
“We’re a second half team,” said Chapelgate coach Colleen Norton after her team rallied to defeat...
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:15 PM
COLLEGE PARK -- Success at Comcast Center has simply become old hat for the Dunbar boys basketball team.
But Saturday afternoon, after an impressive 60-36 win over New Town produced a third straight Class 1A state championship, the No. 1 Poets had much...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:27 AM
In the same way that I love and root for underdog teams, I always like to witness a big comeback, be it a team negating a large deficit to earn a victory, or, on a larger scale, a team that is able to leave a painful loss behind and redeem itself. The...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Trips to the state final four will be on the line for 15 local girls basketball teams Friday night and Saturday afternoon as regional championship games tip off all around town.
Seven ranked teams, including No. 1 Aberdeen, as well as two undefeated...