High School Sports Archive: July / August 2010
Orioles Sign Northeast Star Glynn Davis
The Orioles have signed Pasadena's Glynn Davis to a free agent contract. Davis, a former standout at Northeast High in Pasadena, was signed by Orioles cross checker Dean Albany.
Gilman's Jennings Opens With Five TDs
Darius Jennings wasted little time in showing why he is one of the finest high school football players in the country. He took the opening kickoff Aug. 27 at Archbishop Spalding at his 12-yard line and exploded for an 88-yard touchdown in Gilman's season-opening 41-14 win.
CHC's Donald Davis Ready For Football
On a day when some of the area's premier teams gathered at Calvert Hall to christen the start of the high school football season, Cardinals head coach Donald Davis could not contain his enthusiasm.
Webster's Acclaimed Past Benefits Poly Youngsters
Larry Webster helped the Ravens win the Super Bowl 10 years ago. Now, he's helping students develop their game as a coach at Baltimore Polytechnic.
Phelps, NBAC Swimmers Going For Gold In California
Michael Phelps, Scott Spann, 16-year-old Elizabeth Pelton and 20-year-old Allison Schmitt are representing the North Baltimore Aquatic Club at the Pan Pacific Swim Championship in Irvine, Calif.
Youse's Orioles Perfect In Johnstown
In one of the most dominating pitching performances in the 66-year history of the tournament, Youse's Maryland Orioles of Baltimore won the city's 27th All-American Amateur Baseball Association championship at Point Stadium in Johnstown, Pa.
Beavers Bids To Make Champion Saints
Larry Beavers, a 2004 graduate of Annapolis High School who played his college football at Wesley College in Dover, Del., is trying to earn a roster spot with the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints.
Oriolelanders Team Boasts Area's Finest
This year's Oriolelanders fall showcase baseball team includes some of the area's premier high school players, though time will tell if any will become major league stars like former Oriolelander Gavin Floyd.
Baltimore Players Dot U.S. Women's Lax Teams
Baltimore is well represented on the United States Under-19 and senior women's national lacrosse teams.
Navy Camp Teaches More Than Just LAX Skills
From early June to the middle of August, more than 4,000 youngsters, ages 6-18, pass through the gates of the U.S. Naval Academy to play lacrosse and learn more about life at the academy.
Monarchs Fail To Defend Wood Bat Title
The Maryland Monarchs defended their championship with pride, but came within one game of winning a second straight NABF Senior Under-18 Wood Bat World Series title.
'Crab Claw' Classic Showcases Area's Best Players
The eighth annual Mid-Atlantic High School Baseball Classic and Combine, played July 31 at Joe Cannon Stadium in Anne Arundel County, has once again attracted some of the region's premier high school players.
Navy Camp Teaches More Than Just LAX Skills
Rick Young is one of the nearly 100 guest coaches Navy's Richie Meade brings in to work with an ever-growing number of young players who not only love to play the game, but want to learn a little bit about life at the academy.
Lutherville Nightmare Heads To Orlando
The Lutherville Nightmare 14U fast pitch softball team will be one of 46 teams from around the country to compete July 24-31 in the 2010 USSSA Fast Pitch 14 & Under B World Series Tournament.
The 'Naked' Truth About The World's Game
Twenty-five countries, four former college students, two soccer players, 400 hours of videotape and a must-see, 90-minute documentary for high school athletes and their parents. Not so much for what it can do for the young player of today, but what they've been missing.
Cal Ripken Senior League Square Off Features Locals
Two of the premier amateur baseball leagues on the East Coast showcase their talent July 14 in Bethesda when the Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate Baseball League All-Stars square off against the Valley League All-Stars.
St. Martin's Soccer Message: Work Hard And Go For Ball
PressBox sat down with Mount St Joseph's soccer coach Mike St. Martin to get his thoughts on last year's huge championship run and the impact the World Cup has on youth and high school soccer in Baltimore.
Meghan Helm Doing Her Part To Erase Lacrosse's Black Eye
Meghan Helm represents everything good about high school sports. The student council president at Notre Dame Prep in Towson graduated last month as one of the most accomplished scholar-athletes in the country.
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