Six scholar-athletes from the Baltimore area were among fourteen statewide honored at the Maryland Public Secondary Schools¿ Athletic Association¿s eighth annual Minds In Motion Scholarship Luncheon Thursday.
Greg Gurenlian won 28 of 32 faceoffs and sattackman Rob Pannell had four goals and two assists, helping the host New York Lizards edge the Chesapeake Bayhawks, 15-14, on Saturday night in Major League Lacrosse
C. Milton Wright brought out the big bats early and visiting Westminster was not able to match the Mustangs, who beat the Owls, 13-2, in four and half innings Wednesday to claim a second consecutive Class 3A North Region softball championship. The Mustangs will meet East champion River Hill in a Tuesday's 3A state semifinal at Bachman Park. Game time is 7 p.m.
Each of the previous three years, the Gators have won at least one playoff game and, in each of the last two seasons, defeated at least one team seeded above them. In 2012, the team rode its momentum all the way to a region championship.
Bryn Mawr softball coach James Brown thought it was time to remind his players how they reached the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference championship with an unbeaten record. "I told them, `We have been beating everybody by double digits," said Brown, whose team outscored opponents, 246-66, this season. "We had to hit and the next thing you know, we start waking up and hitting."
Several players who are in town are scheduled to attend the game, including Webb, wide receiver Steve Smith and former Ravens players Ed Reed, who officially retired from the NFL on Thursday after signing a one-day contract with the Ravens, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Torrey Smith, Detroit Lions safety James Ihedigbo and Lions linebacker Josh Bynes.
Mount de Sales exploded for nine runs in two of the final four innings off Seton Keough ace hurler Kelly Lynch and emerged with a 10-5 victory in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference softball semifinals.
River Hill senior outfielder Courtney Colosimo sits down to talk about the Hawks county championship softball season, her success as a high school runner and some of her interests outside of athletics.
Interschoalstic Athletic Association of Marland officials have postponed all playoff games scheduled for Friday and Saturday because at least one member school will be closed Friday and officials want to maintain consistency among all teams throughout the playoffs.
The softball game between Lansdowne and Catonsville was more than just a matchup of local rivals. The game within the game featured two pairs of sisters who played together in the Arbutus Girls Athletic Association and are now playing against each other.