Western Tech track and field sophomore Ogechi Uzoukwu produced strong season after death of younger sister to cancer
Western Tech sophomore Ogechi Uzoukwu suffered the tragic loss of her younger sister on Feb. 23rd and became a regional outdoor track champion in four events, including three which she just started competing in this year.
River Hill tennis captures second consecutive Class 3A state team title, crowns three state champions
River Hill tennis won its second straight Class 3A team state title, also crowning state champions in boys singles, boys doubles and mixed doubles.
‘Gentleman’s gentleman’ Ed Kelly of Catonsville to be inducted into National Wrestling Hall of Fame
Ed Kelly, who grew up in the Irvington neighborhood of Baltimore and wrestled at Mount Saint Joseph and Loyola College, was a wrestling official for 27 years. He's set to be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Varsity Q&A: Perryville boys lacrosse coach Doug Savick reflects on historic season
Perryville fell to Fallston 19-8 in the class 1A state final but Panthers coach Doug Savick doesn't want the final game to overshadow the success his team had and the fight in his group, six of which are dual-sport athletes.
Parkville hires Ben Thompson, who led Gerstell to 2 MIAA B Conference titles, as boys basketball coach
Parkville has hired Ben Thompson, who went 99-92 and won two MIAA B Conference titles in seven seasons at Gerstell, to replace coach Josh Czerski, who guided the Knights to their first Class 4A state championship in March before taking over at Loyola Blakefield.
Baltimore Sun high school Athlete of the Week (May 22-28): Oakland Mills’ Shane King and Manchester Valley’s Emma Penczek
Oakland Mills outdoor track and field's Shane King and Manchester Valley girls lacrosse's Emma Penczek each led their respective teams to state titles.
Varsity Q&A: Liberty tennis coach Tim Brecker talks about his team winning its second straight Class 1A state title
Liberty tennis won its second straight Class 1A championship, powered by three state finalists. Lions coach Tim Brecker talked about his team and its season.
Baltimore Sun high school sports Top 15 polls (May 29; SPRING FINAL)
Here’s where The Baltimore Sun ranks its boys and girls lacrosse, baseball, softball, and boys and girls outdoor track and field teams in the final poll of the spring.
C. Milton Wright baseball found its identity while going on ‘mystery tour’ to Class 3A state final
C. Milton Wright began the season without much of an identity. As the year wore on and the playoffs ramped up, they found it. After falling in the Class 3A championship game, coach Mike Amaral said, “This isn’t a fluke. This is a program to be reckoned with in.”
Severna Park boys lacrosse established a true dynasty with record seventh title
Severna Park boys lacrosse has earned the label "dynasty" after its state record-setting seventh straight state title.
Oakland Mills outdoor track and field sweeps Class 2A state titles; Western Tech girls take home 1A crown
For the second straight season, Oakland Mills swept the Class 2A boys and girls team titles at the state outdoor track and field championships, while Western Tech’s girls won Class 1A for the third straight season.
River Hill baseball captures second state title, defeating C. Milton Wright, 1-0: ‘Our dream season became a reality’
River Hill junior Henry Zatkowski dazzled on the mound with 15 strikeouts as the Hawks defeated C. Milton Wright, 1-0, for the program's second state title and first since 2009.
River Hill girls track and field wins Class 3A team championship as freshman Marella Virmani claims two golds
River Hill girls track and field took home the Class 3A title at the MPSSAA outdoor state championships thanks to contributions from all across the roster, including freshmen Marella and Lauren Virmani.
Dulaney softball’s quest for first state title ends with 8-2 loss to Urbana in 4A final
Dulaney softball wasn’t able to reach its goal of winning the program’s first state championship, but the Lions savored a memorable playoff run that ended with an 8-2 loss to Urbana in Saturday's Class 4A final.
Varsity Q&A: River Hill’s Henry Zatkowski ready to pitch on the biggest stage in Class 3A state title game
River Hill junior Henry Zatkowski will be pitching in Saturday night's Class 3A state title game. In the latest edition of Varsity Q&A, he spoke about his emotions heading into the game and what he's looking forward to most.
Dulaney vs. Urbana in Class 4A softball state championship | PHOTOS
Browse photos of the Class 4A softball state championship game between Dulaney and Urbana on Saturday, May 27, in College Park.
Reservoir softball’s bid for a perfect season ends with 2-0 loss to Damascus in Class 3A state title game
Reservoir softball managed just two hits in Friday's Class 3A state championship game against Damascus, finishing as state runner-up for the second time in three seasons.
River Hill girls’ 4x800 team, Broadneck’s Carson Boteler among champions on Day 2 of state track and field championships
Five area athletes and one relay team won titles on the second day of the MPSSAA state track and field championships as classes 4A and 3A started competition.
Loyola Blakefield lacrosse names Will Haus, former All-American at Duke, as coach
Loyola Blakefield has named Will Haus its new lacrosse coach. A three-time All-American midfielder at Duke, Haus spent the past eight years as an assistant at Pennsylvania's Malvern Prep.
McDonogh girls lacrosse coach Taylor Cummings steps down; assistant Megan Huether Nicotra takes helm
McDonogh girls lacrosse coach Taylor Cummings, who led the No. 1 Eagles to the IAAM A Conference crown earlier this month, has stepped down after five seasons.
Varsity Q&A: Reservoir softball’s Courtney Johnson is ready for the Class 3A state championship game
Reservoir softball's Courtney Johnson is one of two seniors on the roster. In the latest edition of Varsity Q&A, she spoke about Friday night's Class 3A state championship and what she's looking forward to most.
Manchester Valley girls lacrosse caps off undefeated season with 15-7 win over Middletown for Class 2A state championship
Manchester Valley girls lacrosse erased a two-goal halftime deficit to defeat Middletown, 15-7, for the Class 2A state championship, led by Emma Penczek's nine goals.
Oakland Mills, Liberty, Western Tech off to strong starts on first day of state track and field championships
Oakland Mills earned four gold medals, two each from the boys and girls teams, to jump in front in the team standings at the state track and field championships.
Severna Park boys lacrosse captures state-record 7th consecutive title and 12th overall with 9-8 win over Mt. Hebron
Severna Park boys lacrosse won a state-record seventh straight state title and 12th overall, defeating Mt. Hebron, 9-8, in a rematch of last year's Class 3A final.
Severna Park girls lacrosse ties Maryland record with 15th state title, beating Towson, 12-8, in 3A final
Severna Park girls lacrosse held off a rally by Towson to win the Class 3A final, 12-8, on Thursday. It's the 15th state title for the Falcons, tying Mt. Hebron for the Maryland record.
Glen Burnie tennis captures its first region title in history, sends three entries into state tournament
Glen Burnie tennis won its first region championship last week and has three entries in this weekend's state tournament.
Broadneck girls lacrosse doesn’t need to be a superpower. It proved it can win under any circumstances
Broadneck girls lacrosse didn't carry a perfect record through the playoffs, but its close losses and narrow wins over strong teams crafted a resilient group that left a winning legacy on the field.
Varsity Q&A: Mt. Hebron boys lacrosse’s Rich Tangires is ready for a return to the Class 3A state championship game
Mt. Hebron senior Rich Tangires is one of the Vikings' leaders on and off the field. In the latest edition of Varsity Q&A, he spoke about a state championship rematch and reflected on his four-year career at Mt. Hebron.
Frederick County teen Samantha Heyison, daughter of former Orioles draft pick, at top of world para athlete rankings
Samantha Heyison, an Adamstown resident and Urbana High senior, is the reigning Class 4A state champion in the discus and is a U.S. Paralympics national titlist in the discus and shot put.
Howard outdoor track and field teams sweep Class 3A East Region titles for a second straight season
The Howard boys and girls outdoor track and field teams swept last week's Class 3A East Region championships for the second straight season.
Broadneck boys lacrosse finishes unbeaten season with 16-6 victory over Sherwood for Class 4A state title
Broadneck boys lacrosse closed Wednesday's Class 4A state championship game against Sherwood with a 9-1 run that gave the Bruins their first title since 1997.