While baseball is often referred to as America's Pastime, there is little doubt that football is king. Every Friday night in the fall, towns shut down and people flock to watch their local boys take on their rivals. Saturday morning are spent tailgating by thousands, waiting to cheer on their favorite college. Millions across the country have long standing dates with their couch every Sunday. Pick your metric - TV ratings, franchise value, average fan attendance, etc… and football will come out on top. With all the attention paid to the sport, there has been growing social backlash towards football. ...
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The Howard County Women’s Athletics Hall of Fame will celebrate its 23rd year of recognizing outstanding contributions with the induction of two women and two men on Saturday, Feb. 2 at River Hill High School.
Parkton resident and ex-Marine Russell Lyons owns and runs Regal All-Stars cheerleading and dance gym in Timonium, where he applies the Marines' bedrock beliefs of "honor, courage and commitment" to help his students develop the skills and temperament they need to compete at the highest level.
It’s a baseball debate as old as the designated hitter: wood or metal? Now the amateur game’s governing body has stepped to the plate this season with a new standard aimed at splitting the difference: Metal engineered to perform like wood.
With the game out of reach and the season sputtering to a finish, Watkins Mill Coach Donita Adams made sure every girl played in the team's first region final appearance. But Adams left Je'Nan Hayes sitting on the bench. She had no other choice.
Former Arundel baseball coach Bernie Walter is among 11 individuals selected for the 2017 class of the National High School Hall of Fame administered by the National Federation of State High School Associations.
On March 11, former Baltimore County physical education teacher Milly Wilson was called out onto the court at Towson University's SECU Arena to receive a special award, the National Federation of State High School Associations¿ State Award for Outstanding Service.
Alyssa Parker, a 2012 graduate of Glenelg High School, has been named to the U. S. Women's Senior National Team to play field hockey. When she played for Glenelg, Parker scored more than 100 goals in her high school career and also was credited with 100 assists. Only one other student in the history of the National Federation of State High School Associations had achieved both milestones.
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River Hill girls soccer coach Brian Song is one of 21 coaches from across the country in various sports to be selected as a 2014 National Coach of the Year by the National Federation of State High School Association's (NFHS) Coaches Association.
Johns Hopkins men's coach Dave Pietramala, North Carolina women's coach Jenny Levy (Roland Park) and former Washington Capitals center Bill Clement will be among the speakers at the 2014 US Lacrosse National Convention, the organization announced Thursday.
Ron Belinko spent a lot of time at high school games over the last 21 years, despite the heavy load of office work and meetings that came with being coordinator of athletics for the Baltimore County Public Schools. He never could let go of the student-athletes who remained the focus of everything he did over a 46-year career as a teacher, coach, athletic director and central office administrator with the county.