As a fourth-year head coach at Monmouth, King Rice can still appreciate when he sees a good young point guard, as he did Friday night when his Hawks would have upset Maryland had it not been for freshman Melo Trimble.
Three Harford football teams went into week five with perfect records; two, Aberdeen and Bel Air, are still unbeaten, while the third, Havre de Grace, was beaten, all in UCBAC Chesapeake Division play.
A group of eighth-graders warming up for a rec lacrosse game at North Harford High School Monday night spotted an unlikely spectator - Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice - in the crowd Monday night.
The Fallston Cougars were the top story of Week 10 Harford County football, as they shellacked Bel Air, 49-22, to wrap up a perfect regular season run Friday night. In other Week 10 action, the North Harford Hawks were upset by the Perryville Panthers, 49-36, C. Milton Wright rallied to defeat Havre de Grace, 36-21, Aberdeen held on to defeat Patterson Mill, 25-14, Edgewood took a slugfest with Bo Manor, 47-41, Harford Tech defeated Rising Sun, 36-6, and Joppatowne topped Elkton, 35-27.
The eighth week of UCBAC football matchups did not disappoint, as unbeaten Fallston handed Perryville its third straight loss, beating the Panthers 38-6, and the Aberdeen Eagles thumped Havre de Grace, 43-13, in a Route 40 showdown. Bel Air won its cross-town matchup with Patterson Mill, 28-7, North Harford bashed C. Milton Wright, 53-26, Joppatowne came through with a 20-14 victory over North east, and Edgewood topped Harford Tech, 46-20, to round out play for the evening.
Still stinging from a three-point overtime loss to Loyola in Week 3, the North Harford Hawks flipped the script on Friday and handed the visiting Bel air football squad a 21-20 defeat in the tightest of Week 4 Harford County football games.