March 02, 2015
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    • (L-R) Davon Beckford (9 points), Devin Garrett (16 points) and Dominic Day (11 points) helped Indian Creek to a 53-45 over Beth Tfiloh in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association C Conference championship game at UMBC on February 15. The victory gave the Eagles a third consecutive championship in the program’s fourth straight appearance in the conference final. Indian Creek returns its full starting lineup and 13 of its 16 players next season.Photos by Colin A.J. Murphy
      (L-R) Davon Beckford (9 points), Devin Garrett (16 points) and Dominic Day (11 points) helped Indian Creek to a 53-45 over Beth Tfiloh in the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association C Conference championship game at UMBC on February 15. The victory gave the Eagles a third consecutive championship in the program’s fourth straight appearance in the conference final. Indian Creek returns its full starting lineup and 13 of its 16 players next season.
    • Lookin’ Good: The Indian Creek boys basketball team won its third consecutive MIAA C Conference championship on February 15, defeating Beth Tfiloh 53-45 at UMBC.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Lookin’ Good: The Indian Creek boys basketball team won its third consecutive MIAA C Conference championship on February 15, defeating Beth Tfiloh 53-45 at UMBC.

    Three-Peat It Is: Indian Creek Boys Defeat Beth Tfiloh For Third Straight MIAA C Title

    By Colin Murphy
    A year ago, when the Indian Creek boys basketball team claimed its second straight Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association C Conference championship, Eagles coach Will Bartz thought he’d have some time to relax and savor the victory.

    “These kids, after the back-to-back last...

    • The Bruins outperformed Severna Park and South River to win both the boys and girls county championships at Arundel Olympic Swim Center on February 6.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      The Bruins outperformed Severna Park and South River to win both the boys and girls county championships at Arundel Olympic Swim Center on February 6.
    • Senior twin siblings Erin and Will Dougherty had history-making performances at the county championships. Erin Dougherty became four-time county champion in both the 200 and 500 freestyle, while Will Dougherty won the county title in the same two events, setting a new county championship meet record in both.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Senior twin siblings Erin and Will Dougherty had history-making performances at the county championships. Erin Dougherty became four-time county champion in both the 200 and 500 freestyle, while Will Dougherty won the county title in the same two events, setting a new county championship meet record in both.

    Broadneck Sweeps County Swimming Titles

    By Colin Murphy
    ANNAPOLIS, Md.—In a super-competitive county championship meet at Arundel Olympic Swim Center on February 6, the Broadneck boys and girls swimming teams racked up points from up and down the lineup to hold off challenges by South River and Severna Park and claim both Anne Arundel County...
    • Annie Echeverrie competed in 55m hurdles for the Severna Park girls track and field team at the 4A Central region championships at Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex on February 4.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Annie Echeverrie competed in 55m hurdles for the Severna Park girls track and field team at the 4A Central region championships at Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex on February 4.
    • Theresa Weyant scored points in shot put to help the Lady Falcons to a region title this February.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Theresa Weyant scored points in shot put to help the Lady Falcons to a region title this February.
    • Andrew Forsyth (right), Clay Whitney (center) and the Severna Park boys track and field team topped Arundel and Old Mill to win the county championship on January 28.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Andrew Forsyth (right), Clay Whitney (center) and the Severna Park boys track and field team topped Arundel and Old Mill to win the county championship on January 28.

    Severna Park Boys Win County; Lady Falcons Win Region

    By Colin Murphy
    The Severna Park boys indoor track and field team motored to a point total of 109 to top perennial powerhouses Arundel (103) and Old Mill (98) and win the Anne Arundel County championship at Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex on January 28.

    The Lady Falcons (106 points) were...

  • Wrestling: Bruins Defeat Severna Park As Both Sides Prep For Counties

    By Colin Murphy
    The Broadneck wrestling team got wins from Marshal Dickey, Wyatt Thompson, Jake Skinner, Adam Beasley, Justin Cassidy, Owen Joyce and Colin Tasker to surge from behind and defeat rival host Severna Park 34-31 on January 13.

    The Falcons received wins from Matt O’Callaghan, Paul Kalafos,...

    • AAAAYYYY! The Indian Creek boys basketball players have good reason to smile this season; the Eagles finished the regular season 18-6 overall and 15-1 in conference play and enter the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association C Conference playoffs as the no. 1 seed.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      AAAAYYYY! The Indian Creek boys basketball players have good reason to smile this season; the Eagles finished the regular season 18-6 overall and 15-1 in conference play and enter the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association C Conference playoffs as the no. 1 seed.
    • Junior all-conference guard/forward Devin Garrett is third in Anne Arundel County and leads the Eagles in scoring at just under 16 points per game.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Junior all-conference guard/forward Devin Garrett is third in Anne Arundel County and leads the Eagles in scoring at just under 16 points per game.
    • David Campbell transferred in from Old Mill this year and has boosted an already-strong Eagles lineup with scoring and playmaking.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      David Campbell transferred in from Old Mill this year and has boosted an already-strong Eagles lineup with scoring and playmaking.

    Could A Three-Peat Be In The Cards? Indian Creek Boys Are Title Favorites Again

    By Colin Murphy
    No one would have faulted the Indian Creek boys basketball program for taking a step back this season. After three consecutive trips to the conference final and two straight championships, the Eagles graduated three starters last May and entered this season with a roster holding only three seniors...
  • On The Ice With Boys, Severna Park’s Kuhlman More Than Holds Her Own

    By Colin Murphy
    Ever since Severna Park High School senior Jessi Kuhlman first laced up a pair of skates at age 4, she just wanted to do what the boys were doing.

    “Our parents took us for learn-how-to-skate-lessons,” said Kuhlman in January, recalling trips to the ice rink at what is now Benfield...

  • Ed Wilson’s Greatest Victory: SP Coach Brought Community Together

    By John Singleton
    He was the midwestern boy who picked cherries in the Wisconsin flatlands for a penny a bucket during the Great Depression. He was the sixteen-year old who drove cross country to the San Francisco World’s Fair in 1939. He was the plebe who achieved the highest score on the entrance exam at the...
  • Severna Park Dominates, Defends Its Way to 12th Win

    By Luke Jackson
    Falcons On A Roll With Region Playoffs On The Horizon

    In a quarter in which the Severna Park girls basketball team scored 20 points, it was its effort on the defensive end of the court against Broadneck February 7 that might have left the biggest impression.

    Severna Park allowed just two...

    • The Green Hornets 10U boys soccer team finished the fall season undefeated at 9-0 to claim the Anne Arunde County Recs and Parks championship.
      The Green Hornets 10U boys soccer team finished the fall season undefeated at 9-0 to claim the Anne Arunde County Recs and Parks championship.

    Green Hornet 10U Boys Win Title, Earn Promotion For Spring

    By Colin Murphy
    The Green Hornets 10U boys soccer team finished the fall season undefeated at 9-0 to claim the Anne Arunde County Recs and Parks championship. The undefeated campaign bumps the Green Hornets up a division for the spring 2015 season. The 10U Green Hornets are James Heffernan, Brooks White, Evan...
    • Archbishop Spalding's Max Wagner brought the puck out of the defensive zone during the third period of the Cavaliers' 4-1 win over St. John's College High School on January 22.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Archbishop Spalding's Max Wagner brought the puck out of the defensive zone during the third period of the Cavaliers' 4-1 win over St. John's College High School on January 22.
    • Peter Costa broke the game open with a pair of goals to start the third period against St. John's College High School on January 22. Spalding went on to win 4-1 to improve to 9-4-4 on the season.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Peter Costa broke the game open with a pair of goals to start the third period against St. John's College High School on January 22. Spalding went on to win 4-1 to improve to 9-4-4 on the season.
    • Jacob Paprcka had 26 saves in goal for the Cavaliers in a 4-1 win over St. John’s College High School at Piney Orchard Ice Arena on January 22.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Jacob Paprcka had 26 saves in goal for the Cavaliers in a 4-1 win over St. John’s College High School at Piney Orchard Ice Arena on January 22.
    • Colin Suplee fired a slap shot for the Cavaliers on January 22.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Colin Suplee fired a slap shot for the Cavaliers on January 22.
    • Brandon Knopf corralled the puck during the Cavaliers' 4-1 win on January 22.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Brandon Knopf corralled the puck during the Cavaliers' 4-1 win on January 22.

    Spalding Ice Hockey Surges Past St. John’s, Eyes Title In MIAA

    By Colin Murphy
    A pair of third-period goals by senior Peter Costa allowed the Archbishop Spalding ice hockey team to break a scoreless tie with St. John’s College High School on January 22, and subsequent scores by Patrick Mangan and William Eden staved off a late rally and helped the Cavs hold on for a 4-1...
  • Bruins Start 7-0, Sit Atop MSHL

    By Colin Murphy
    An 8-0 thrashing of Eleanor Roosevelt at Wells Ice Arena in College Park on January 9 was the latest show of force for a Broadneck ice hockey team that has started the season 7-0 and surged to the top of the Maryland Student Hockey League Eastern conference standings.

    A first-period hat trick by...

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  • Park Girls D Up, Race Past Broadneck, 44-31

    By Colin Murphy
    Trailing 7-8 late in the first quarter of its January 10 matchup with rival Broadneck, the Severna Park girls basketball team was implored by head coach Lisa Magness to ramp up its defensive effort and push the pace in transition.

    On the Falcons’ next defensive possession, a steal by Erin...

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    By Colin Murphy
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    Two goals by Jonathan Seibel and scores by Wes St. Lawrence, Jessi Kuhlman and Jeffrey Zhou highlighted a strong performance by the Falcons...

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    By Colin Murphy
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    By Colin Murphy
    Statement from Severna Park Athletic Director Dave Lanham:

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    By Colin Murphy
    Severna Park senior Chris Lee chuckles when he recalls a particular moment from early in his Green Hornets football days in which one of team’s coaches tried to encourage the then-10-year-old boys to keep fighting through a lopsided loss.

    “We were probably down 30 to some team from...

    • The Severna Park U12 Fury capped successful league seasons in the Washington Area Girls Soccer league and Eastern Development Program with a tournament championship at the Fallston Cup.
      The Severna Park U12 Fury capped successful league seasons in the Washington Area Girls Soccer league and Eastern Development Program with a tournament championship at the Fallston Cup.

    SP U12 Fury Premier Win Fallston Cup After Strong Season

    By Colin Murphy
    The Severna Park U12 Fury Premier girls soccer team capped a successful league season this past fall with a championship at the Fallston Cup in Fallston, Maryland.

    The Fury Premier went 3-0-1 in winning the championship, notching a trio of 1-0 wins over the North Carroll Nitro, Central Carroll...

    • The St. John the Evangelist U14 boys soccer team went 10-0 in county play and won the championship of the Mountain Road Soccer Tournament.
      The St. John the Evangelist U14 boys soccer team went 10-0 in county play and won the championship of the Mountain Road Soccer Tournament.

    St. John U14 Boys Win County, Mountain Road Titles

    By Colin Murphy
    It was an outstanding season for the St. John U14 boys soccer team, as the Eagles went undefeated at 10-0 in the Anne Arundel County Recs and Parks league and won the Mountain Road Soccer Tournament championship.

    The Eagles, comprised of Jake DeCicco, Liam DeCicco, Brendan O’Kane, Kellen...

  • Rockbridge Girls Start Strong In MIAC, Eye Conference Championship

    By Colin Murphy
    Mayowa Taiwo went off for 30 points and Olivia McCarrick poured in 18 as the Rockbridge Academy girls basketball team thumped Grace Christian Academy 62-36 at Leadership Through Athletics sports complex in Halethorpe on January 8.

    Emma Feeney, Dawn Bakare, Tia Bustanoby and Hannah Ball all had...

    • Indian Creek's Andrea McBride skied to the hoop for a basket during the Eagles' 28-23 win over visiting Oldfields on January 5.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Indian Creek's Andrea McBride skied to the hoop for a basket during the Eagles' 28-23 win over visiting Oldfields on January 5.
    • Abbi O'Neal leads the team in scoring at 17 points per game.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Abbi O'Neal leads the team in scoring at 17 points per game.
    • Senior Gaby Van der Westhuizen has controlled the boards for Indian Creek, posting a team-leading 11 rebounds per game while also chipping in eight points per contest, and her 15 rebounds against Oldfields were crucial in the Eagles’ 28-23 victory. Van der Westhuizen also had a season-high 16 boards against Garrison Forest.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Senior Gaby Van der Westhuizen has controlled the boards for Indian Creek, posting a team-leading 11 rebounds per game while also chipping in eight points per contest, and her 15 rebounds against Oldfields were crucial in the Eagles’ 28-23 victory. Van der Westhuizen also had a season-high 16 boards against Garrison Forest.

    Indian Creek Girls Hoping To Make Noise In IAAM C

    By Colin Murphy
    The start of the winter sports season brings a renewed pursuit of athletics history at Indian Creek.

    The Eagles’ girls basketball team hopes to join the ranks of the boys basketball, boys soccer, girls lacrosse and boys lacrosse teams as programs at Indian Creek to win a varsity...

    • Justin Williams had 22 points for AACS in a January 5 home matchup with Pallotti.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Justin Williams had 22 points for AACS in a January 5 home matchup with Pallotti.
    • James Foley scored 19 points for the Eagles against Pallotti at home on January 5. “He really threw himself into the game, and he was everywhere on the court,” said head coach Doug Scheidt.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      James Foley scored 19 points for the Eagles against Pallotti at home on January 5. “He really threw himself into the game, and he was everywhere on the court,” said head coach Doug Scheidt.

    AACS Boys Set To Challenge For MIAA B Crown

    By Colin Murphy
    A year removed from a 6-15 season, the Annapolis Area Christian School boys basketball team has started this season 10-6 overall and 4-3 in Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference play.
    The Eagles have notched a pair of wins of St. John’s Catholic Prep, Chapelgate...

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