High School Sports Archive: July / August 2008
It's Time Out for Walter and Barnes
Something was clearly missing at both Arundel and Forest Park High Schools this week. For the first time since Richard Nixon was president, Bernie Walter and Obie Barnes Sr. were not there.
Phelps Had Great Models to Emulate
As Michael Phelps stood on the victory in Beijing, Cal Ripken Jr. and Juan Dixon came to mind -- homegrown high school athletes who reached the pinnacles of their sports, earning the respect of their coaches and teammates.
Youse's Orioles Win Sixth Straight Title
Last weekend in Johnstown, Pa., the 16-19 age-group powerhouse Orioles won their 26th All American Amateur Baseball Association tournament and their sixth in a row.
Trip Unlocks a New World for Thompson
Blake Thompson has just begun his final summer football training camp as the starting quarterback of the Cardinal Gibbons Crusaders, but it was a trip to Israel last month that he says has changed his life.
Ancarrow Just One Ace in Patriots' Winning Hand
No one has epitomized the work ethic, dedication and humility of the John Carroll lacrosse team more than attacker Casey Ancarrow.
Local Players, Scouts Swarm to Showcases
Numerous baseball showcases highlight top players as high school and college baseball's versions of the Five-Star Basketball Camp and the Top 205 Lacrosse Camp.
Retirement Can't Stop Ogden from Giving Back
Since joining the Ravens in 1996, Jonathan Ogden has helped send hundreds of local student athletes to college, the most from Patterson High School in East Baltimore.
Team Maryland Awaits Italy
North County coach Tom Thompson and a team comprised of girls from 13 schools in Maryland will pack up their bats and gloves and board a plane headed to Italy July 25.
Casa Mia Bays Take Another National Title
The Baltimore Bays Under-18 boys soccer team won the inaugural National Soccer Academy championship last weekend in California, beating Los Angeles Football Club, 4-2, in overtime.
All-Baltimore Teams Produce Aplenty
Local football talent was on display in the area last weekend, as both St. Paul’s and Mount Hebron hosted 7-on-7 passing tournaments.
Local Stars will Compete in RBI Event
The Baltimore Under-18 RBI baseball team members are hoping to prove what many other amateur teams in town have done for many years -- they can play with anyone.
Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic
Towson's Johnny Unitas Stadium will play host to the third annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic this Saturday.
Lacrosse Classic Features Young Aces From Maryland
The 2008 Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic will take place July 12 at Towson. The teams feature 88 high school players from all over the U.S., including 25 players from Maryland.
Young Stars Wet Feet On Major Grass
Stepping on a big league baseball field is still the ultimate thrill for a young player, especially when the field is Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
• 2008 Archive: May/June | March/April | Jan/Feb
• 2007 Archive: Nov/Dec | Sept/Oct | July/Aug | May/June | March/April | Jan/Feb
• 2006 Archive: Oct/Nov/Dec | Aug/Sept | June/July | April/May