Howard County Football

  • Owens carries Glenelg football past Oakland Mills in 2A South semifinals

    Owens carries Glenelg football past Oakland Mills in 2A South semifinals

    En route to crushing Howard County’s all-time career rushing record, breaking the county’s single-season touchdown mark and running for 2,193 yards over 11 games this fall, Glenelg senior running back Wande Owens has always credited his offensive line. Their blocks, he said, are the key to his...

  • Mervo football stuns Howard, 48-21, in 4A North region semifinal

    Mervo football stuns Howard, 48-21, in 4A North region semifinal

    Mervo coach Patrick Nixon considers himself a historian. He’s aware of Howard’s recent success and that the Lions have won four straight 4A North regional titles. He also knows they have ended the Mustangs season twice over the span — in 2015 and 2016 — and that his team managed just six points...

  • Howard County varsity roundup, Nov. 9

    Howard County varsity roundup, Nov. 9

    Here’s a roundup of the varsity action around Howard County on Friday, November 9, 2018: FOOTBALL: 4A North region semifinal: Mervo (9-1) — 48, Howard (9-2) — 21 Click here to read about this game. 2A South region semifinal: Glenelg (11-0) — 42, Oakland Mills (7-4) — 0 Click here to read about...

  • Glenelg football beats Wilde Lake to win first county title since 2013

    Glenelg football beats Wilde Lake to win first county title since 2013

    It’s been known for weeks now what football team is the best in Howard County, but Glenelg made sure Friday night that the 2018 squad will be remembered in the record books. And, like he did on Oct. 19 when he broke the county career rushing record, senior running back Wande Owens etched his name...

  • Howard County varsity roundup, Nov. 2

    Howard County varsity roundup, Nov. 2

    Here’s a roundup of the varsity action around Howard County on Friday, November 2: FOOTBALL: Glenelg (10-0) — 33, Wilde Lake (6-4) — 7 Click here to read about this game. Howard (9-1) — 38, Atholton (2-8) — 7 Ho — 17 21 0 0 — 38 A — 7 0 0 0 — 7 Scoring plays: First quarter Ho: Team safety [2-0]...

  • Long Reach football beats Marriotts Ridge to clinch playoff berth

    Long Reach football beats Marriotts Ridge to clinch playoff berth

    Long Reach coach Jamie Willis entered the 2018 season with many unknowns about his football team. Who was the starting quarterback? Who would carry the rushing load after the graduation of All-County running back KaDarrian Booker? Was the senior leadership going to step up and continue the newfound...

  • Howard County varsity roundup, Oct. 26

    Howard County varsity roundup, Oct. 26

    Here’s a roundup of the varsity action around Howard County on Friday, Oct. 26: FOOTBALL: Long Reach (6-3) — 18, Marriotts Ridge (4-5) — 0 MR — 0 0 0 0 — 0 LR — 0 12 0 6 — 18 Click here to read about this game. Howard (8-1) — 28, Reservoir (4-5) — 6 Re — 6 0 0 0 — 6 Ho — 7 14 7 0 — 28 Scoring plays:...

  • Glenelg senior Wande Owens breaks Howard County career rushing record

    Glenelg senior Wande Owens breaks Howard County career rushing record

    Glenelg senior running back Wande Owens has heard plenty about the Howard County all-time career rushing record the past week or two. Fullback Sam Alsheimer texted Owens about it ahead of Friday’s home game against River Hill, letting Owens know he was a proud teammate and that Owens deserved to...

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