Towson High is still a notch below boys lacrosse powers in the county, but the Generals could move closer to the likes of Hereford and Dulaney this season with a team that boasts a good blend of experience, talent and youth.
A small crowd of professional baseball scouts came to Hammond High School on March 25, huddling behind the backstop with their radar guns trained on Reservoir senior Cody Morris, hoping to catch some new valuable insight on the prized righty, who has already earned a scholarship to pitch for the University of South Carolina.
Check-Hers Elite Lacrosse Club celebrated its 10-year anniversary March 11. This competitive lacrosse club for girls in grades three through 12 is based in Carroll County and has a goal of teaching members their true potential in athletics as well as within the community.
The Owls were 71-48 during Wilson's tenure, one that included four county championships, including three straight from 2011-2013, and four trips to the postseason. Westminster went 5-4 in nine playoff games, and made it to the Class 3A state final in 2005 before falling to Gwynn Park in double overtime.
A three-sport star at Loyola, Conrad says the confidence he gained that day changed him. Whether he was playing soccer, basketball or his favorite sport, lacrosse, he started attacking challenges with more vigor. He came to expect success and regularly delivered.
Joe Stanilaus wants it known that he's right where he wants to be. The new St. Vincent Pallotti High School boys varsity lacrosse coach is thrilled to be heading the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference program after taking over for Kris Weaver, who posted a 31-40 record in four years at the helm and earned a respectable 13-5 mark just two years ago.
In a girls lacrosse season with considerable coaching turnover among historically strong teams, Notre Dame Prep's Mac Ford and Severna Park's Kaitlyn Fuller step into the programs with the highest expectations.
Even a late bus problem couldn't keep the Patterson Mill girls basketball team from winning its second consecutive Maryland Class 2A state championship Saturday at Towson University's SECU Arena. The Huskies overcame a bit of a slow start on the court as well, but came on strong to beat the Oakdale Bears, 56-44, behind senior Qalea Ismail's 26-point, nine-rebound effort.
Seniors Dereck Oliver, Gary Blackston and Demetrich Williams have been the steady scoring sources for No. 4 Patterson this season, and were vital again Friday. But sophomores Koran Moore and Richard Hibbert also did more than their share.
The Lakers dug themselves an early 14-point deficit, then dug themselves out with what had gotten them to Xfinity Center: strong team defense, a balanced offense and whatever else it takes to finish with a win.
Despite scoring the game's first basket in the first five seconds, the Mustangs were beaten handily by a talented, athletic Centennial club, 75-61, inside the Xfinity Center at the University of Maryland.
The Patterson Mill Huskies are headed back to the Class 2A girls basketball championship game. The Huskies (20-5) came out blazing Wednesday night, hitting six of seven three-point shots in the opening quarter, and they needed it. The torrid shooting propelled Patterson Mill to an 60-44 win over a stubborn Western Tech team at Towson University's SECU Arena.