September 02, 2015
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    • The Green Hornets hosted the Maryland Rugby Tournament for a second straight year, bringing over 350 players and their families from over 10 different organizations from throughout Maryland to Kinder Park this July.Photos by Wayne Ramsay
      The Green Hornets hosted the Maryland Rugby Tournament for a second straight year, bringing over 350 players and their families from over 10 different organizations from throughout Maryland to Kinder Park this July.

    Green Hornets Shine Once Again As Hosts Of Maryland Rugby Tournament

    By Colin Murphy
    Over 350 youth rugby players and their families descended on Kinder Park over the weekend of July 25 and 26 as Severna Park hosted the season-ending Maryland State Rugby Tournament for a second straight year.
    The state tournament was the culmination of another successful Green Hornets rugby season...
    • (L-R) Ryan Maloy, Brendan Jones, Jack McKeehan, James Muessig, Reid Hussey and Richie Baker took part in the summer county championships at Severna Park Community Center this July. Indian Landing claimed the team victory with 612 points, edging Severn River (608).Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      (L-R) Ryan Maloy, Brendan Jones, Jack McKeehan, James Muessig, Reid Hussey and Richie Baker took part in the summer county championships at Severna Park Community Center this July. Indian Landing claimed the team victory with 612 points, edging Severn River (608).

    Indian Landing Wins Summer Championship Meet At SPCC

    By Colin Murphy
    The Indian Landing swim team totaled 612 points to nip runner-up Severn River (608 points) and top the field of 14 teams at the annual summer county swimming championships held at the Severna Park Community Center during the week of July 6.
    With Indian Landing competing against Severn River, St....
    • The Green Hornets Swarm won the Anne Arundel County championship by defeating Davidsonville, 9-2, before knocking off Montgomery County’s champion from Silver Spring, 13-2.
      The Green Hornets Swarm won the Anne Arundel County championship by defeating Davidsonville, 9-2, before knocking off Montgomery County’s champion from Silver Spring, 13-2.

    Green Hornets Swarm Win County, State Titles

    By Colin Murphy
    It was a special season for the Green Hornets Swarm Midget A Select lacrosse team.
    Comprised of local seventh-graders, the Swarm went a combined 15-5 overall across the Anne Arundel County and Howard County leagues against some of the state’s best competition as well as travel/club teams...
    • The Green Hornets showed resilience by twice mounting comeback victories and going 5-0 at the Ace of Diamonds Tournament in Howard County.
      The Green Hornets showed resilience by twice mounting comeback victories and going 5-0 at the Ace of Diamonds Tournament in Howard County.

    Aces Of The Diamond: 14U Green Hornets Capture Tournament Title

    By Colin Murphy
    The Green Hornets 14U select softball team defeated Lake Shore in extra innings in the championship game of the Ace of Diamonds Tournament in Howard County this summer to finish as undefeated tournament champions.
    Severna Park’s Abby Becker, Alise Cornelius, Emma Hall, Jes Adams, Kylie...

    Hornets Junior A Boys Post Strong Season

    By Colin Murphy
    The Green Hornets Swarm select eighth-grade boys lacrosse team put together a strong season, reaching the championship game of the Anne Arundel County Junior A Select League. Severna Park posted a record of 8-2 in the regular season and defeated Annapolis, 12-8, in the first round of the playoffs...
    • Big Vanilla swimmer and Archbishop Spalding sophomore Casey Prentice will travel to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to train at the US Olympic Training Center.
      Big Vanilla swimmer and Archbishop Spalding sophomore Casey Prentice will travel to Colorado Springs, Colorado, to train at the US Olympic Training Center.

    Big Vanilla Athlete To Train At USA Swimming Olympic Center

    By Colin Murphy
    Casey Prentice, 16, a sophomore at Archbishop Spalding, will travel to the USA Swimming Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado this September as part of the USA Swimming Foundation’s 2015 Performance Camps for Youth. Prentice, who trains at Big Vanilla in Pasadena and is a...
    • Approximately 150 youth football players from throughout the county took advantage of a free skills clinic offered by the Anne Arundel Youth Football Association at Old Mill High School on July 25.
      Approximately 150 youth football players from throughout the county took advantage of a free skills clinic offered by the Anne Arundel Youth Football Association at Old Mill High School on July 25.

    AAYFA Hosts Free Skills Clinic

    By Colin Murphy
    For the fifth year in a row the Anne Arundel Youth Football Association offered a free, open-for-all skills and training clinic designed to give young athletes throughout the county some quality summertime football instruction.
    This year’s clinic took place at Old Mill High School on July 25...
    • (L-R) Ali Pollak, Noelle Frost and Lindsay Ladas were chosen by USA Field Hockey from a national pool of 5,000 players to join the National Futures Championship, a program for the country's top 600 players.
      (L-R) Ali Pollak, Noelle Frost and Lindsay Ladas were chosen by USA Field Hockey from a national pool of 5,000 players to join the National Futures Championship, a program for the country's top 600 players.
    • Conner Allen was chosen for the National Futures Championship at the U16 level.
      Conner Allen was chosen for the National Futures Championship at the U16 level.
    • SPark's Mikayla Borneman, Sydney White were National Futures Championship selections at the U14 level.
      SPark's Mikayla Borneman, Sydney White were National Futures Championship selections at the U14 level.

    SPark Field Hockey Club Finds Success at National Level

    By Anonymous
    This July 16 SPark Field Hockey Club players were chosen by USA Field Hockey to compete in nationally selective programs with and against the country’s top field hockey talent.
    At the U19 level, SPark’s Lindsay Ladas and Ali Pollak were chosen to compete in the 2015 National Futures...
  • Surviving Tryout Season

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    By Josh Banks

    As summer winds down, the pressure goes up for some athletes as high schools and sports organizations like the Greater Severna Park Athletic Association conduct tryouts.
    “Tryouts” is a word that is packed with strong emotions. Many young athletes and their families may...

    • Ethan Carr, left, and Logan Spilker have one more year playing together before their college careers will turn them into lacrosse rivals at Army and Navy, respectively.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Ethan Carr, left, and Logan Spilker have one more year playing together before their college careers will turn them into lacrosse rivals at Army and Navy, respectively.

    Friends to Foes: Severna Park Lacrosse Pals Headed To Rival Colleges

    By Katie DeFeo
    When Logan Spilker became friends with the new kid at Folger McKinsey Elementary School eight years ago, he had no idea what he was getting into. That new kid was Ethan Carr, and now the two are rising seniors at Severna Park looking to bring the school its first title in boys lacrosse since 2010...
    • After an accomplished high school career, Severn graduate Caroline Steele will play at Maryland next spring.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      After an accomplished high school career, Severn graduate Caroline Steele will play at Maryland next spring.

    Severn’s Steele Wins Under Armour All-America Game MVP

    By Katie DeFeo
    For athletes in Severna Park, success is common: college commitments, championships and multi-sport athletes are part and parcel of life in the Park.
    Because of the high standard, it is also sometimes the case that a local athlete makes his or her name known across the state, region and country....
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  • Flying Falcons: Severna Park Field Hockey Seeks State Title Three-Peat

    By Katie DeFeo
    For the past two seasons, the Severna Park High School field hockey team has finished its season with a state championship. This year, the Falcons face the same tough competition in the county, but they have lost many of their starters from last season. However, the expectation remains that the...
  • Green Hornets Spring 2016 Travel Baseball, Softball Tryouts

    By Colin Murphy
    Green Hornets Baseball 2016 Travel Team Tryouts
     
    For the 2016 Spring Season, Severna Park Baseball anticipates fielding a minimum of two travel teams (Green and White) at each age group. In some age groups a third team (Gold) will be fielded as well.
     
    Try-out schedule is as follows...

    Striking Twice: Lightning Girls Take First Again

    By Colin Murphy
    On Sunday, June 21, the 9U Lake Shore Lightning Girls basketball team wrapped up a dominant spring season by defeating second-place Davidsonville by a score of 23-5 at Southgate Elementary School to finish the county campaign with a perfect 10-0 record.
    It is the second first-place county finish...
    • The SP Fever are three-time champions of the Maryland State Cup, having won as U17's and U16's before winning again as U18's this May.
      The SP Fever are three-time champions of the Maryland State Cup, having won as U17's and U16's before winning again as U18's this May.

    Severna Park Fever Wins Third Consecutive Maryland State Cup Championship

    By Colin Murphy
    The Severna Park Fever boys U18 select soccer team won its third straight Maryland State Cup Championship on May 30, defeating the Montgomery Soccer Club Magic, 2-1, in double overtime at the Maryland Soccerplex in Germantown.
    A second-half goal by Daniel Kwon (Severna Park) and the overtime...

    Hurricanes Make Elvaton Proud With 10U Softball County Championship

    By Colin Murphy
    It was magical softball season and playoff run for the 10U Elvaton Hurricanes, who posted an 11-1 regular-season record and followed a first-round playoff loss by reeling off six straight wins to claim the North County Community Girls Softball League championship.
    A walk-off home run by Allison...

    So Many Dynamos: API U10 Select Girls Win Columbia Invitational

    By Colin Murphy
    The API Select Dynamos U10 girls soccer team won the top flight of the Columbia Invitational Memorial Day Tournament over the weekend of May 22-25. This latest win marks the Dynamos’ sixth major tournament championship in the last two years, with all victories occurring in the highest...
  • 8U Green Lightning Go Undefeated In NCCGSL

    By Colin Murphy
    With so many budding young athletes participating in softball for the Green Hornets, the future success of Severna Park looks to be on solid footing.
    For the Green Hornets 8U Green Lightning, the future is now.
    The Green Lightning poured on the offense and exhibited solid defense to go 14-0 in...
    • One player from each of the Green Hornets middie and junior teams was chosen to receive the Terry E. Robinson Memorial Sportsmanship Award at Kinder Park on May 29. The award is given annually to the Green Hornets girls lacrosse players who best exemplify the ideals of sportsmanship throughout the season, as shown by their respect for fellow competitors, coaches and officials, their personal responsibility to their team and themselves and their graciousness in winning as well as defeat.
      One player from each of the Green Hornets middie and junior teams was chosen to receive the Terry E. Robinson Memorial Sportsmanship Award at Kinder Park on May 29. The award is given annually to the Green Hornets girls lacrosse players who best exemplify the ideals of sportsmanship throughout the season, as shown by their respect for fellow competitors, coaches and officials, their personal responsibility to their team and themselves and their graciousness in winning as well as defeat.

    Green Hornets Girls Honored With Terry E. Robinson Sportsmanship Awards

    By Colin Murphy
    On Friday, May 29, Severna Park Green Hornets girls lacrosse coaches and parents gathered at Kinder Park to recognize the 2015 Terry E. Robinson Memorial Sportsmanship Award winners. Established in 2010, this award is given annually to the Green Hornets girls lacrosse players who best exemplify the...
    • The SP Fury won the Silver Flight of the Eastern Development Program (EDP) Spring Cup in Hammonton, New Jersey.
      The SP Fury won the Silver Flight of the Eastern Development Program (EDP) Spring Cup in Hammonton, New Jersey.

    Severna Park Fury Endures Tough Battles, Wins Spring Cup

    By Colin Murphy
    The U15 Fury boys soccer team traveled to Hammonton, New Jersey over the weekend of June 14 and 15 and came home with a tournament championship, besting teams from throughout the mid-Atlantic to win the Silver Flight of the Eastern Development Program (EDP) Spring Cup.
    Drew Meyers, Will Augustin,...

    U9 Arden Diamondbacks Go Undefeated, Win Lax Splash Tourney

    By Colin Murphy
    Following an 18-0 season across two area leagues, the U9 Arden Diamondbacks represented Severna Park in winning fashion by going 4-0 and winning the Aloha Lacrosse Lax Splash tournament championship in Baltimore over the weekend of May 29-31.
    The Diamondbacks earned some quality Maryland bragging...

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