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  • Heads Up program a step toward decreasing concussions

    If something is designed to cut down the number of football concussions, then I am all for it. The Maryland Public Secondary School Athletic Association announced Monday that it has endorsed the USA Football's Heads Up Football tackling program, and...
  • Howard softball declared winner of suspended game against Mt. Hebron

    Howard softball declared winner of suspended game against Mt. Hebron
    The celebration had to officially wait a couple extra days, but Howard has its victory. In a battle of first-place teams April 25, Howard and Mt. Hebron found themselves locked in a back-and-forth matchup when heavy rains arrived in the fifth inning and...
  • Once nearly forgotten, pole vault springs back

    Once nearly forgotten, pole vault springs back
    Trying to pick an outdoor track and field event in the spring of 2012, Hereford's Kaity Lynch eventually settled on the pole vault. At first, Lynch occasionally wondered about that decision. Racing down a runway with an 11- or 12-foot pole felt awkward,...
  • Howard County cross country reloading after graduating talented class

    Howard County cross country reloading after graduating talented class
    Oakland Mills coach Phil Lang and his wife, Vicki, are entering their 19th season at the helm of the Scorpions’ cross country program. Yet, after nearly two decades of coaching, Phil Lang still gets just as excited about the sport as he did when...
  • Trainers' association reiterates dangers of football helmet-to-helmet contact

    Trainers' association reiterates dangers of football helmet-to-helmet contact
    The National Athletic Trainers' Association released a statement Wednesday to reiterate the dangers of helmet-to-helmet contact in football and called for crown of the helmet violations to be called consistently at all levels of the game. Now is a...
  • Pietramala, Levy, ex-Capital Clement to speak at US Lacrosse convention

    Pietramala, Levy, ex-Capital Clement to speak at US Lacrosse convention
    Johns Hopkins men's coach Dave Pietramala, North Carolina women's coach Jenny Levy (Roland Park) and former Washington Capitals center Bill Clement will be among the speakers at January's US Lacrosse National Convention, the organization announced...
  • Local teams notice strategy changes lead to success in track and field

    Local teams notice strategy changes lead to success in track and field
    The times are changing in track and field. In previous years, it was common to see teams bring only a handful of athletes to big meets and perform well -- sometimes even win. Coaches would routinely put their best athletes into four events and hope...
  • Bits & Pieces: HCC athletic facilities need to upgrade with rest of campus

    I always place academics ahead of athletics and I always will. That is one reason that I applaud the administration of Howard Community College and the County Administration for their dedication to academics through those marvelous new buildings that...
  • Indoor track becoming popular for athletes from other sports

    Indoor track becoming popular for athletes from other sports
    During the winter of her freshman year, Liberty's Brittany Arndt looked for a way to stay in shape until lacrosse started in the spring. She just couldn't decide on the right path. A few of Arndt's friends surprised her with the suggestion that she...
  • Broadneck girls swim team has title stripped for shaving incident

    Broadneck has been forced to forfeit its Anne Arundel County girls swimming championship after it was discovered that an athlete violated rules by shaving on-site just prior to the county meet. School system officials learned of the Feb. 10 violation...
  • Amid growth of lacrosse, experts take on health and medical issues

    Amid growth of lacrosse, experts take on health and medical issues
    Lacrosse is the fastest-growing team sport in America. Its combination of speed, sticks, a ball and physical contact make for a unique set of injury types, mechanisms and priorities. Growing nearly as fast as the game itself are the efforts of a group of...
  • Longtime Loch Raven High coach heading to CCBC-Essex

    Longtime Loch Raven High coach heading to CCBC-Essex
    Veteran Loch Raven High boys soccer coach Joe Fiedler said he was "surprised" when he was selected to succeed Rich Zinkand as the men's soccer coach at the Community College of Baltimore County-Essex on Feb. 17. "I applied, but I didn't know what my...