April 18, 2015
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    • Kevin Cooley led the pack during a 1600m run heat at the All-Comers meet at Chesapeake High School on April 1.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Kevin Cooley led the pack during a 1600m run heat at the All-Comers meet at Chesapeake High School on April 1.

    Bruins, Falcons Shine At All-Comers Meet

    By Colin Murphy
    With members of all the county’s track and field teams variously in town or away on spring break vacation, many up-and-coming names and faces got the chance to shine at the All-Comers Meet at Chesapeake High School on March on April 1.

    Arundel High School won the meet on both the boys and...

    • The Spark Field Hockey Club’s U12 team went 5-0 at the National Indoor Tournament at the Spooky Nook Sports complex in Lancaster, Pennsylvania over the weekend of February 27-March 1.
      The Spark Field Hockey Club’s U12 team went 5-0 at the National Indoor Tournament at the Spooky Nook Sports complex in Lancaster, Pennsylvania over the weekend of February 27-March 1.

    Spark U12s Dominate At National Indoor Tournament

    By Colin Murphy
    The Spark Field Hockey Club’s U12 team competed in the National Indoor Tournament at the Spooky Nook Sports complex in Lancaster, Pennsylvania over the weekend of February 27-March 1. The team finished with a perfect 5-0 record, scoring 37 goals and allowing only two in victories over teams...
    • Severna Park’s Paul Kalafos with his state championship medal on campus this March. Kalafos defeated Damascus High School’s Owen Brooks in overtime, 9-7, at the University of Maryland on March 9 to win the 3A/4A state championship at 170 lbs.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Severna Park’s Paul Kalafos with his state championship medal on campus this March. Kalafos defeated Damascus High School’s Owen Brooks in overtime, 9-7, at the University of Maryland on March 9 to win the 3A/4A state championship at 170 lbs.

    Severna Park’s Kalafos Wins State Championship

    By Colin Murphy
    Unlike many wrestlers, Severna Park’s Paul Kalafos never dreamed of winning a state title.

    “I never thought to myself, ‘Hey, I’m going to go out and win a state title,”’ said Kalafos. “I just said, ‘I’m going to do the best I can and see...

  • Severna Park Tennis Continues Its Winning Ways

    By Colin Murphy
    The Falcons just keep on winning.

    Victorious over an astounding 101 consecutive regular-season county matches, the Severna Park tennis team reached the century mark this season with a 9-0 victory over Northeast on March 23 and surpassed it with a 9-0 win against Glen Burnie the following day...

  • Severna Park Walks-Off On Opening Day Vs. Southern, Starts 2-0 In County

    By Colin Murphy
    Severna Park senior third baseman Griffin Wild had made the play a million times in his baseball life. Infield pop-up. No problem. Done deal.

    Except this time—in the top of the seventh inning, leading visiting Southern 5-4 with a chance to escape a bases-loaded jam and make the game’...

    • Broadneck’s Bri Harris spun to avoid the defense of Severna Park’s Lauren Duvall as the Bruins’ Michaela Cassidy and Falcons’ Eva Klaus anticipated the play during Broadneck’s 14-6 win over the Falcons on March 25.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Broadneck’s Bri Harris spun to avoid the defense of Severna Park’s Lauren Duvall as the Bruins’ Michaela Cassidy and Falcons’ Eva Klaus anticipated the play during Broadneck’s 14-6 win over the Falcons on March 25.
    • Hannah Von Hollen sparked a fast break for Severna Park on March 25. Scoring chances were few and far between for the Falcons, who were held to one first-half goal by the Bruins.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Hannah Von Hollen sparked a fast break for Severna Park on March 25. Scoring chances were few and far between for the Falcons, who were held to one first-half goal by the Bruins.
    • Broadneck’s Taylor Sullivan led all scorers with four goals, and her side’s 14-6 victory over Severna Park gave the Bruins two wins over their fiercest rivals in less than 24 hours.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Broadneck’s Taylor Sullivan led all scorers with four goals, and her side’s 14-6 victory over Severna Park gave the Bruins two wins over their fiercest rivals in less than 24 hours.
    • Members of the Broadneck girls lacrosse team embraced following the final whistle of the team’s 14-6 win over Severna Park. The Bruins notched victories over their two biggest rivals, South River and Severna Park, to open the season 2-0.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Members of the Broadneck girls lacrosse team embraced following the final whistle of the team’s 14-6 win over Severna Park. The Bruins notched victories over their two biggest rivals, South River and Severna Park, to open the season 2-0.

    Bruins Notch Early Wins Over South River, Severna Park

    By Colin Murphy
    Lady Falcons Rebound With Wins Over Chesapeake, Severn
     
    Broadneck senior Anya Fisher knows what it feels like to drop one or both of her lacrosse team’s early-season matchups to South River or Severna Park.

    “I think, of the big teams in this county, we know how it feels to...

    • Broadneck’s Kevin Smith had the ball dislodged by Severna Park’s Cullen Joyce during the second half of Broadneck's rivalry win on March 24.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Broadneck’s Kevin Smith had the ball dislodged by Severna Park’s Cullen Joyce during the second half of Broadneck's rivalry win on March 24.

    Bruin Boys Top SP At Kinder, 12-8

    By Colin Murphy
    The Broadneck boys lacrosse team notched a statement win on March 25 with a 12-8 victory over host Severna Park at Kinder Park.

    A day after falling in overtime to reigning state champion South River, the Bruins were able to avoid going 0-2 by racing past their rivals on the strength of five...

    • Indian Creek's Sam Homick pushed the break in a win over Cristo Rey Jesuit on March 24. The Eagles hope to contend for a second consecutive Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association C Conference championship.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Indian Creek's Sam Homick pushed the break in a win over Cristo Rey Jesuit on March 24. The Eagles hope to contend for a second consecutive Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association C Conference championship.
    • Brandon Blonder returns as one of the top attackmen for Indian Creek.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Brandon Blonder returns as one of the top attackmen for Indian Creek.
    • Stirling Argabright fired a shot from distance during Indian Creek's conference win over Cristo Rey on March 24.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Stirling Argabright fired a shot from distance during Indian Creek's conference win over Cristo Rey on March 24.
    • Indian Creek's Kevin Fennell circled the goal during the third quarter of the Eagles win over Cristo Rey.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Indian Creek's Kevin Fennell circled the goal during the third quarter of the Eagles win over Cristo Rey.

    Reigning Champs, Indian Creek Boys Begin Pursuit Anew

    By Colin Murphy
    There is a new challenge for the Indian Creek boys lacrosse team entering the 2015 season: defend the title.

    Champions of the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association C Conference for the first time in program history a season ago, the Eagles face the task of keeping that mantle in an...

    • The Raptors defeated the Knicks 43-36 to win the Green Hornets Scrub league championship.
      The Raptors defeated the Knicks 43-36 to win the Green Hornets Scrub league championship.

    Raptors Win Scrub League Title

    By Anonymous
    The super-competitive Green Hornets 14-18 Scrub basketball league came down to a close final between the no. 3-seed Raptors and the no. 2-seed Knicks, with the Raptors winning by a score of 43-36 to claim the league championship.

    Logan Spilker led the Raptors in scoring with 11 points, while the...

    • The Cavaliers claimed the Green Hornets 12/13 boys club basketball championship by defeating the Rockets 33-27 on March 8.
      The Cavaliers claimed the Green Hornets 12/13 boys club basketball championship by defeating the Rockets 33-27 on March 8.

    Cavaliers Defeat Rockets For Green Hornets 12/13 Boys Crown

    By Anonymous
    Mother Nature was almost the winner of the Greater Severna Park Athletic Association (GSPAA) Green Hornets 12/13 boys club basketball playoffs this year. Yet the league—guided by League Director Ron Paul and GSPAA Boys Basketball League Deputy Commissioner Judy Tacyn—was able to get the...
    • The Bucks won the Green Hornets 10/11 boys basketball Green championship by defeating the Celtics 26-19.
      The Bucks won the Green Hornets 10/11 boys basketball Green championship by defeating the Celtics 26-19.
    • The Bulls defeated the Suns 23-15 for the Green Hornets 10/11 Gold championship.
      The Bulls defeated the Suns 23-15 for the Green Hornets 10/11 Gold championship.

    Green Hornets Boys 10/11 Basketball Crowns Champions

    By Anonymous
    The 2014-2015 Green Hornets Boy Basketball season came to an end on Sunday, March 8, when league-wide champions were crowned.

    In the boys 10/11 age group the18 separate 10-player teams were broken into two brackets. The Green bracket was made up of the top eight teams, and the Gold bracket...

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    • The Thunder won the Green Hornets 8/9 Gold championship on March 8 by defeating the Warriors, 20-14.
      The Thunder won the Green Hornets 8/9 Gold championship on March 8 by defeating the Warriors, 20-14.
    • The Raptors topped the Knicks, 15-10, to win the Green Hornets Green 8/9 boys basketball championhip.
      The Raptors topped the Knicks, 15-10, to win the Green Hornets Green 8/9 boys basketball championhip.

    Thunder, Raptors Win Green Hornets 8/9 Boys Hoops Titles

    By Anonymous
    Thunder Wins Gold Tournament Title
     
    The Gold final on March 8 provided a matchup between the top two teams in the Greater Severna Park Athletic Association Green Hornets 8/9 boys league, and the Thunder made good on their regular-season number-one finish by topping the Warriors for the...
  • Indian Creek Girls Lacrosse Honored At State House

    By Shawn Brubaker
    Being a champion has its perks, as the Indian Creek girls lacrosse team found out when they were honored at the State House on Friday, March 27, for winning the last two Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland C Conference championships.
    Rubbing elbows with local leaders and getting out...
    • Caroline Steele scored 10 goals in Severn's 17-11 win over Notre Dame Prep on March 17.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Caroline Steele scored 10 goals in Severn's 17-11 win over Notre Dame Prep on March 17.
    • Maddie McDaniel scored one of her three goals on a free-position shot in the second half. Severn moved to 1-0 on the year and 1-0 in IAAM A Conference play with a 17-11 win over Notre Dame Prep on march 17.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Maddie McDaniel scored one of her three goals on a free-position shot in the second half. Severn moved to 1-0 on the year and 1-0 in IAAM A Conference play with a 17-11 win over Notre Dame Prep on march 17.
    • Regan Leavitt had three assists in the Admirals' victory.Photo by Colin A.J. Murphy
      Regan Leavitt had three assists in the Admirals' victory.

    Severn Girls Open With 17-11 Win Over NDP

    By Colin Murphy
    It was early in the second half of the Severn girls lacrosse team’s game against visiting Notre Dame Prep on March 17 when Admiral senior Caroline Steele scooped up a ground ball, caught a glimpse of the goal 60 yards away, and started sprinting.

    From the moment she took off, the Blazers...

  • Strong Showing For Green Hornets Wrestlers At County Championship Meet

    By Colin Murphy
    Over 25 Green Hornets wrestlers represented Severna Park in strong fashion by competing at the county championship meet at Old Mill High School on March 1.

    Severna Park was led by the performances of Jimmy LaMore, Eric Valente and Kevin Lee, who all took home second-place finishes.

    LaMore was...

  • Local Track And Field Athletes Represent At States

    By Colin Murphy
    Severna Park and Broadneck athletes represented their schools proudly at the 4A/3A indoor track and field state championships at Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex in Landover on February 23.

    In the 4A competition, the Severna Park girls finished tied for ninth out of 34 teams and...

  • Severna Park, Broadneck Wrestlers Perform Well At County, Region, State Meets

    By Colin Murphy
    Severna Park and Broadneck wrestlers closed out the season with a string of standout performances at the county, region and state championship meets in late February and early March.

    Tops among all performers was the Falcons’ Paul Kalafos. Severna Park’s 170-pounder claimed the...

    • The Archbishop Spalding ice hockey team captured its third MIAA A Conference championship in four years with a thrilling 4-3 overtime win over Calvert Hall at Piney Orchard Ice Arena on February 13.Photo courtesy Archbishop Spalding Athletics
      The Archbishop Spalding ice hockey team captured its third MIAA A Conference championship in four years with a thrilling 4-3 overtime win over Calvert Hall at Piney Orchard Ice Arena on February 13.

    Overtime Goal Propels Spalding To Conference Championship

    By Shawn Brubaker
    Down 3-1 late in the second period against Calvert Hall in the Maryland Athletic Association A Conference championship game at Piney Orchard Ice Arena on February 13, Archbishop Spalding ice hockey head coach Rob Trantin didn’t hesitate for a moment.

    “We didn’t make any major...

  • Falcons Fall In Playoffs, But Program on Rise

    By Luke Jackson
    As Arundel’s Kennedi Colclough took over the fourth quarter of a MPSAA 4A East regional quarterfinal matchup between Arundel and Severna Park, it was apparent that the Falcons would need one of their best efforts season alive.

    However, it wasn’t to be as the Severna Park girls hoops...

    • Green Hornets football commissioner Mark Gibson was presented the Vince De Pasquale Youth Football Services Award by the Touchdown Club of Annapolis for his many years of dedicated service to youth football in Anne Arundel County.
      Green Hornets football commissioner Mark Gibson was presented the Vince De Pasquale Youth Football Services Award by the Touchdown Club of Annapolis for his many years of dedicated service to youth football in Anne Arundel County.

    Hornets Football Commish Mark Gibson Honored By Annapolis TD Club

    By Colin Murphy
    Green Hornets football commissioner Mark Gibson was presented the Vince De Pasquale Youth Football Services Award by the Touchdown Club of Annapolis at the club’s annual awards banquet at the DoubleTree Hotel in Annapolis on February 19.

    The award recognizes Gibson’s years of...

    • Nate Zollinger, 8, of Shipley's Choice Elementary School, is an accomplished BMX racer and is looking forward to the 2015 season.
      Nate Zollinger, 8, of Shipley's Choice Elementary School, is an accomplished BMX racer and is looking forward to the 2015 season.

    Shipley's Zollinger Racks Up Awards, Top Finishes On BMX Circuit

    By Colin Murphy
    Eight-year-old Nate Zollinger, a student at Shipley’s Choice Elementary School, continues to rack up the accolades and accomplishments in the local and regional competitive BMX racing scene.

    In October, Zollinger placed second in the 7 Intermediate Gold Cup East Championships in South...


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