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  • Montgomery County teams sweep state swimming championships

    The Maryland swimming community welcomed Montgomery County schools to their first state Class 4A-3A championships on Saturday. The new teams proved to be up to the task, sweeping all 22 of the events. The newcomers also set 4A-3A state championship...
  • Wrestling: McDonogh captures MIAA tournament

    Wrestling: McDonogh captures MIAA tournament
    McDonogh senior Roman Braglio pinned his way to the heavyweight championship in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association wrestling tournament Saturday at Mount St. Joseph, leading the Eagles to their fifth team title since 2002. Of the 14 weight...
  • Gary Carter: He was a pretty good paper boy, too

     
    “February made me shiver, with every paper I’d deliver. Bad news on the doorstep …” Don McLean sang those words in his classic song, “American Pie,” as he reflected on the plane-crash death of rock star Buddy Holly. Bad...
  • Wrestling: Loyola earns rare dual meet triumph over Mount St. Joe

    Wrestling: Loyola earns rare dual meet triumph over Mount St. Joe
    Loyola Blakefield turned senior night at Mount St. Joseph into an historic Friday night for the Dons as they sprinted to a 32-12 lead and held on for a 41-24 dual meet victory. The match was still undecided when Loyola's Jordan Jenkins and David Gurski...
  • Wrestling: Mt. Hebron goes 5-0 on Day One of Viking Duals; several matches postponed

    Mt. Hebron's first annual Viking Duals tournament started off great for the home team, as the Vikings defeated Carver (83-0), Westlake (81-0), Bowie (66-6), Aberdeen (56-19) and Franklin (44-30), but ended abruptly, as icy conditions postponed the...
  • Was one of Georgetown's canine mascots a war hero?

     
    FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: One of Georgetown's canine mascots was a war hero. The first live animal mascot in college football was "Handsome Dan," a bulldog who was purchased by Yale student Andrew Graves in 1889. The bulldog became quite popular......
  • Boys' Latin wins on wrestling tiebreaker

    Boys' Latin wrestled St. Mary's-Ryken to a 42-42 tie and won on criteria H, the most points scored in the first period, at the Capital Duals at St. John's (D.C.) on Saturday. The Lakers (11-4) tied the score at 30 with a pin by Colton Haugh (106). The...
  • Wrestling: John Carroll swamps Loyola; North Harford, Fallston win; Patterson Mill takes two

    Celebrating the new year "Wrestlepalooza" style, the John Carroll Patriots turned back visiting Loyola Wednesday, beating the Dons, 50-26, in a MIAA A Conference dual meet. The meet didn't start off all that well for the Patriots, who fell behind 12-0...
  • All-State football teams announced

    All-State football teams announced
    The 20th annual All-State Football Teams for big and small schools were announced Wednesday. The teams were selected through votes by high school football reporters and compiled by Sheldon Shealer of ESPNHS. The big school team includes Class 4A and...
  • Wrestlers to watch

    Wrestlers to watch
    Brett Brigman Archbishop Curley, 160 pounds, pound, senior A state runner-up last winter, Brigman started his high school career as a freshman with a sub-.500 record. But hard work led him to a 44-14 record last season. This year, he is expected to...
  • Girls Athlete of the Week: Ashley Spivey, McDonogh, soccer

    Girls Athlete of the Week: Ashley Spivey, McDonogh, soccer
    The senior midfielder shined at the Maryland Association of Coaches of Soccer (MACS) All-State Game played Nov. 21 at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, leading the Baltimore-area all-stars to a 5-1 win over their Washington-area counterparts....
  • Boys and girls soccer state finals schedule

    Boys and girls soccer state finals schedule
    Class 3A State Finals Thursday (at UMBC) Girls: Huntingtown vs. Urbana, 5 Boys: Mt. Hebron vs. Watkins Mill, 7:30 Class 4A State Finals Friday (at UMBC) Girls: Severna Park vs. Bethesda-Chevy Chase, 5 Boys: Walter Johnson vs. Bowie, 7:30...