The Hereford field hockey team and Hereford cross country team won Class 2A state titles. The Dulaney and Hereford volleyball teams also had memorable seasons, with both schools fielding championships in relays and in individual events.
Even though Havre de Grace's annual community Thanksgiving dinner has been moved from its traditional site at St. Patrick Catholic Church to the Havre de Grace Community Center this year, that did not stop several hundred volunteers and multiple people wanting a Thanksgiving meal and holiday company from coming out Thursday.
With a line of fans that reached the parking lot well into the first quarter, the North Carroll and Manchester Valley high school football teams faced off in what could possibly be their final time competing against each other as separate schools during the Class 1A North semifinal playoff game Friday evening in Manchester.
Kevin Durant left at halftime with a strained left hamstring and Russell Westbrook took over, compiling a triple double to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Washington Wizards, 125-101 Tuesday night.
Douglass' football team is out of the regional playoffs after an investigation revealed that the Ducks used an ineligible player in two games, said Edie House-Foster, a spokesperson for Baltimore City Public Schools.
Howard finishes top two in both the boys and girls 4A races at Dulaney High School Thursday, while Centennial girls and River Hill boys each place first in the 3A races at Centennial High School. Meanwhile, Britt lang finishes first at 2A West regional meet.
Lansdowne is one of five schools in Baltimore County ¿ the others are Woodlawn, Parkville, Dundalk and Owings Mills ¿ that offer the ESOL program, English for Speakers of Other Languages, so Dunn's roster is dotted with foreign-born athletes who are not foreign to soccer.
Northwestern wide receiver Jelani Roberts (Gilman) is one of five scholar-athletes who will receive National High School Scholar-Athlete Awards during the National Football Foundation Chapter Awards Luncheon on Dec. 8 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York.
Century will be coming down from 3A-2A South, so for girls lacrosse that means two reigning state champions will reside in the same section when the 2016 regional playoffs begin. The Knights, who won ther 3A-2A title, join Francis Scott Key, Liberty, North Carroll, South Carroll, and Manchester Valley, the 2A-1A state champs.
The Severna Park boys cross-country team won its third straight Class 4A state title last fall. But the Falcons lost three of their top five runners from that team and started a bit slowly this fall. They fared much better in Saturday's Bull Run Invitational at Hereford. The Falcons placed five runners in the top 21, and No. 6 Severna Park edged No. 1 Dulaney in the Elite Division race.
Dave Trumbo left Liberty High following the 2006 season to become the head coach of the Stevenson University women's volleyball program. Shortly after arriving at Stevenson, Trumbo expanded the game again when he started the "Spike It" Volleyball Camp, which is designed for high school players and experienced club players who are entering the eighth and ninth grades.
Bob Wade has retired as Baltimore City Public School's coordinator of athletics. Wade, 70, began his tenure in 1996, bringing leadership, discipline and success to the Baltimore City athletic program which had joined the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association three years prior. A Dunbar and Morgan State graduate who spent three years playing in the NFL, he is best known for coaching the Dunbar boys basketball team to national prominence. Over 11 seasons starting in 1975, Wade's