John Carroll's Scott Strappelli wrapped up an outstanding high school wrestling career by helping Maryland's Private School All-Stars beat the 1A-2A and 3A-4A All-Stars. The event, in it's 28th year, pits the top senior wrestlers from both public school divisions against one another and their Maryland's private school counterparts, in a tri-meet hosted by McDaniel College.
The significance of his commitment to Maryland wasn't lost on Jared Cohen. The McDonogh offensive lineman is the first Terps pledge in the 2014 class -- a group that will never play in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
In November, more than 700 high school boys and girls lacrosse players on 46 teams ¿ came together to raise more than $65,000 for two severely wounded Connecticut soldiers at the seventh annual Sticks for Soldiers Thanksgiving Lacrosse Tournament in Fairfield, Conn.
An even-tempered wrestler, McDonogh's Jack Clark has twice won the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association and private schools state tournaments, as well as a National Preps crown after having been a runner-up the past two years.
In the first of too many accidents with multiple fatalities, three Fallston siblings were killed in a three-vehicle accident on Route 543 in Bel Air. Ashley, 24, David, 29, and Joseph Bauguess, 17, were all pronounced dead at the scene. The siblings were traveling south on Route 543 about a half mile south of Wheel Road when they crossed the double yellow center line.
The first weekend of the high school football postseason for all but the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference features 21 games involving Baltimore-area teams in state regional semifinals and MIAA A, B and C Conference semifinals.