February 19, 2017
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    • Severna Park's Pat Hofstedt defeated South River's Gage Kinohi for the county championship at 152 lbs on February 18 at South River High School and is now 37-8 on the season heading into next week's region tournament.Photo by Colin Murphy
      Severna Park's Pat Hofstedt defeated South River's Gage Kinohi for the county championship at 152 lbs on February 18 at South River High School and is now 37-8 on the season heading into next week's region tournament.

    Broadneck’s Thompson, Schardt And Genovese And Severna Park’s Hofstedt Win County Titles

    By Colin Murphy
    At last year’s county championships, Severna Park wrestler Patrick Hofstedt endured a disappointing finish by placing seventh after entering the tournament seeded third.
    This year, seeded first, he ended up exactly where he wanted.
    Hofstedt came out on top of a fiercely unyielding battle in...
    • Emily Knight banked 30 points for Severna Park by winning all three of her events, becoming county champion in the 300-, 500- and 800-meter runs.Photo by Colin Murphy
      Emily Knight banked 30 points for Severna Park by winning all three of her events, becoming county champion in the 300-, 500- and 800-meter runs.
    • Garrison Clark was county champion in the 3200-meter run.Photo by Colin Murphy
      Garrison Clark was county champion in the 3200-meter run.
    • Chloe MacDonald competed in high jump and took third place for Severna Park.Photo by Colin Murphy
      Chloe MacDonald competed in high jump and took third place for Severna Park.

    Park Girls Dominate At County Championship Meet

    By Colin Murphy
    Boys Take Second; Falcons’ Knight, Lee, Clark and Dearborn Claim Individual Crowns        
    The Severna Park girls indoor track and field team delivered a slew of top performances at Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex on January 24, compiling an impressive...
    • Kat Ryan slashed to the hoop for two points during Severna Park's win over Meade on January 31.Photo by Colin Murphy
      Kat Ryan slashed to the hoop for two points during Severna Park's win over Meade on January 31.

    Win Streak Ends, But Lady Falcons Still Going Strong

    By Colin Murphy
    Another night, another balanced attack and another team-wide defensive onslaught yielded yet another victory for the Severna Park girls basketball team as the Lady Falcons topped host Meade 49-39 on January 31. 
    Caroline Duffy had a game-high 21 points and 11 rebounds to go with 4 assists as...
    • Scott Huntley scored this layup off a steal in the third quarter of Severna Park's game with Meade on January 31.Photo by Colin Murphy
      Scott Huntley scored this layup off a steal in the third quarter of Severna Park's game with Meade on January 31.

    Back To Basics: Falcon Boys Are Playing Hard, Having Fun

    By Colin Murphy
    On its surface, the Severna Park boys basketball team’s 64-48 loss to Meade on January 31 seems like the expected, unremarkable result of the 3-15 Falcons visiting the home floor of the two-time reigning 4A state finalists and 2015 state champion Mustangs.
    Witnesses to the game, however, saw...
    • Broadneck wrestling scored a 58-15 win over Severna Park on January 27. Both teams have high hopes for strong showings at the county and region tournaments in February.Photo by Stephanie Mennell
      Broadneck wrestling scored a 58-15 win over Severna Park on January 27. Both teams have high hopes for strong showings at the county and region tournaments in February.

    Broadneck Wrestlers Defy Severna Park As Both Teams Prep For Counties

    By Colin Murphy
    The Broadneck wrestling team scored a 58-15 rivalry-match victory over Severna Park on January 27 in one of the final county tune-ups before the county tournament on February 17 and 18.
    Broadneck’s Wyatt Thompson kept his undefeated season intact with a 19-5 decision over Michael Moore at...
    • The Archbishop Spalding girls ice hockey team won its first-ever championship on February 3, coming from behind to defeat the Holton Arms School of Bethesda 4-3 at Laurel Ice Gardens.
      The Archbishop Spalding girls ice hockey team won its first-ever championship on February 3, coming from behind to defeat the Holton Arms School of Bethesda 4-3 at Laurel Ice Gardens.
    • (L-R) Alexis Fuller, Sarah Syme, Delaney Vance (in back) and Lacey Eden hoisted the MAGHL championship trophy after the Cavaliers' 4-3 win over Holton Arms. Eden had all four goals for Spalding in the victory.Photo courtesy of Steve Nemecek
      (L-R) Alexis Fuller, Sarah Syme, Delaney Vance (in back) and Lacey Eden hoisted the MAGHL championship trophy after the Cavaliers' 4-3 win over Holton Arms. Eden had all four goals for Spalding in the victory.

    It’s A First: Spalding Girls Win Ice Hockey Championship

    By Colin Murphy
    The Archbishop Spalding ice hockey team notched an historic win on February 3, defeating the Holton Arms School of Bethesda 4-3 in the championship game of the Mid-Atlantic Girls Hockey League at Laurel Ice Gardens.
    The championship is the first in history for the Archbishop Spalding girls ice...
    • Docksiders Level 9s took first place as a team at the Brestyan's Invitational in Boston in January.Photo courtesy of Docksiders Gymnastics
      Docksiders Level 9s took first place as a team at the Brestyan's Invitational in Boston in January.
    • Annapolis Area Christian School junior Rebekah Jenkins was senior all-around champion at the Sand Dollar Invitational at the ESPN Wide World of Sports arena in Kissimmee, Florida over the weekend of January 20-22.Photo courtesy of Docksiders Gymnastics
      Annapolis Area Christian School junior Rebekah Jenkins was senior all-around champion at the Sand Dollar Invitational at the ESPN Wide World of Sports arena in Kissimmee, Florida over the weekend of January 20-22.

    Docksiders Gymnasts Shine At Competitions in Boston And Florida

    By Colin Murphy
    Docksiders Level 9 and 10 gymnasts had a stellar weekend competing at the Sand Dollar Invitational at the ESPN Wide World of Sports arena in Kissimmee, Florida over the weekend of January 20-22.
    Rebekah Jenkins was the senior all-around champion at the event, which is held annually for first-class...

    Broadneck Athletes Make College Commitments

    By Colin Murphy
    February 1 was National Signing Day, and six Broadneck athletes made their college commitments official. Broadneck’s Maddie Bragaw (soccer, UNC-Charlotte), Ryan Fitzgerald (football, Marist University), George Shively (football, Stetson University), Trevor Wiggins (soccer, Bucknell University...
  • Severn Hires Duane Tyler As Head Football Coach

    By Anonymous
    In preparation for next fall, Severn School director of athletics Julian Domenech announced the hiring of Duane Tyler as the new head football coach. Tyler has been on the Severn staff the past two years, most recently as the varsity defensive coordinator. Previously, Tyler spent four years as the...
    • The Severna Park boys have 12 college-committed players returning to defend the program's 4A state title.Photo by Colin Murphy
      The Severna Park boys have 12 college-committed players returning to defend the program's 4A state title.

    With Target On Their Backs, Can Falcon Boys Repeat?

    By Ian Weiner - Student Intern
    Some call it a dry spell. Others refer to it as the rebuilding years. Whatever it was, it persistently troubled the Severna Park Boys lacrosse team from 2011 to 2015, when the program failed to bring home any significant titles to be placed in the high school showcases. In 2014, the team went 6-9,...
  • Falcons Boys Swimming Sweeps, Girls Tie for Second

    By Ian Weiner - Student Intern
    The Severna Park swim team improved upon its December showing against rivals Broadneck and South River as the Falcons boys swept their January 27 meet over the Bruins, Seahawks and Chesapeake Cougars.
    On the girls side, the Falcons tied the Bruins while seeing the Lady Seahawks swim to three...
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    • 2013 Severna Park graduate Mike Minter started 11 games for the Terps this year and will graduate in May having earned Academic All-Big Ten honors three times.Photo courtesy of Maryland Athletics
      2013 Severna Park graduate Mike Minter started 11 games for the Terps this year and will graduate in May having earned Academic All-Big Ten honors three times.

    Athlete Spotlight: Q&A With Maryland Football's Mike Minter

    By Colin Murphy
    When we spoke with Mike Minter two years ago, he was excited to have made the Maryland football team as a walk-on and earned a scholarship.
    Today, the 2013 graduate of Severna Park is at the end of his Maryland football career, having played an outstanding season as an offensive lineman for the...
    • February 1 was National Signing Day, and two Severna Park athletes made commitments official. Luke Childress (left) will play football at Stetson University, and Pat Hofstedt will wrestle at Washington and Lee University.Photo courtesy Severna Park Athletics
      February 1 was National Signing Day, and two Severna Park athletes made commitments official. Luke Childress (left) will play football at Stetson University, and Pat Hofstedt will wrestle at Washington and Lee University.

    Signing Day 2017: Severna Park's Childress, Hofstedt Make Commitments

    By Colin Murphy
    February 1 was National Signing Day, and two Severna Park athletes made commitments official. Luke Childress (left) will play football at Stetson University, and Pat Hofstedt will wrestle at Washington and Lee University.
     

    VIDEO: Duffy Beats Buzzer For SP, Gets Mobbed By Teammates

    By Colin Murphy
    This was just one of those awesome buzzer beaters every kid dreams about. Catch, shoot, horn sounding--BEEEEEEEEEEEEEP--split second of uncertainty and, of course, a wild celebration.
    With 0.5 seconds left in a 43-43 game with Chespaeake on January 10, anyone who caught the inbounds pass for...
    • The Severna Park ice hockey team evened its record at 3-3 with a 5-1 win over previously undefeated Arundel on January 6.Photo by Colin Murphy
      The Severna Park ice hockey team evened its record at 3-3 with a 5-1 win over previously undefeated Arundel on January 6.

    Severna Park Ice Hockey Gets Big Win Over Arundel, 5-1

    By Colin Murphy
    The Severna Park ice hockey team gave its season a shot in the arm to begin 2017, handling the previously unbeaten Arundel Wildcats in a 5-1 win at Bowie Ice Arena on January 6.  
    The Falcons evened their record at 3-3 on the season, while Arundel fell to 4-1.
    The thorough victory over...
  • Severn Park Wrestling Off To 6-3 Start

    By Colin Murphy
    Despite fielding a young and relatively inexperienced team, Severna Park wrestling is off to a 6-3 start this year with victories over Chesapeake, Howard, Annapolis, Meade, Glen Burnie and Northeast. 160-pounder Pat Hofstedt (13-2), 220-pounder Riley Bushman (12-2), 195-pounder Michael Schaner (11-...
    • Trevor Wiggins netted one of Broadneck's two goals in a January 6 loss to South River.Photo by Colin Murphy
      Trevor Wiggins netted one of Broadneck's two goals in a January 6 loss to South River.

    Broadneck Suffers Defeat To South River In Top-Tier MSHL Clash

    By Colin Murphy
    The Broadneck ice hockey team received a rude greeting to the new year in a much-anticipated clash of top teams in the Maryland Student Hockey League when the Bruins fell to rival South River 5-2 at Navy McMullen Hockey Arena on January 6.
    Broadneck fell to 7-2 overall with the loss, while South...
    • Caroline Duffy split a double-team for two points during the Lady Falcons defeat of Arundel. The team is undefeated in county play to start the new year and 7-1 overall.Photo by Colin Murphy
      Caroline Duffy split a double-team for two points during the Lady Falcons defeat of Arundel. The team is undefeated in county play to start the new year and 7-1 overall.

    Lady Falcons Start 7-1, Stay Unbeaten In County

    By Colin Murphy
    The Severna Park girls basketball team has rumbled to a 7-1 start to the season and is undefeated in county play as of January 9 with wins over Arundel, Annapolis, North County and South River.
    All 14 rostered players saw action in a 52-26 road win over North County on January 4. Katie DeFeo led...
    • The Severna Park boys won every event in its sweep of Glen Burnie, Annapolis and Arundel on January 6.Photo by Colin Murphy
      The Severna Park boys won every event in its sweep of Glen Burnie, Annapolis and Arundel on January 6.

    Falcon Swimming Sweeps Annapolis, Arundel and Glen Burnie

    By Ian Weiner - Student Intern
    The Severna Park High School swim team faced Annapolis, Arundel, and Glen Burnie for its second in-county quad meet of the season on January 6 at the Arundel Olympic Swim Center. Despite only have one practice during the last two weeks due to new school construction and pool closure at Anne Arundel...
    • Aysia Ferguson was defended by Haley Downin during Indian Creek's matchup with Chesapeake on December 29.Photo by Colin Murphy
      Aysia Ferguson was defended by Haley Downin during Indian Creek's matchup with Chesapeake on December 29.

    Indian Creek Girls Gaining Steam, This Year And Beyond

    By Colin Murphy
    Optimism is running high for the Eagles’ girls basketball program
    The December 29 matchup between the Chesapeake and Indian Creek girls basketball teams in the final of the Cougars’ Mistletoe Madness holiday tournament pitted a pair of programs at different points on the same curve....
    • Indian Creek's DaVon Beckford and Severn's Andy Van Kirk battled for position during the teams' meeting on January 4.Photo by Colin Murphy
      Indian Creek's DaVon Beckford and Severn's Andy Van Kirk battled for position during the teams' meeting on January 4.

    Eagles Top Admirals At Buzzer 59-58 In B Conference Opener

    By Colin Murphy
    Eighteen points by Malik McKinney, 13 by Zion Chase, 12 by DaVon Beckford and a sequence of critical plays down the stretch helped the host Indian Creek boys basketball team to a 59-58 win over cross-county rival Severn in both teams’ Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference...

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