High School Sports Archive: March / April 2011
Teixeira And Floyd: Still Pals, Still Foes
They grew up around 100 feet from each other in Severna Park, yet there they were Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium -- Mark Teixeira and Gavin Floyd, staring each other down from the pitcher's mound to home plate.
Sparks' Journey Brings Success To Severn
The coaching journey of Hal Sparks has taken him to Severna Park, where his Severn Admirals are surprising everyone but their 70-year-old baseball coach.
NFL Brings Message To Seminar
The Powered By Me anti-steroid seminar at Woodlawn featured Pro Bowl cornerback Troy Vincent, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and Congressman Elijah Cummings and included more than 700 football players from area high schools.
Three Girls' Teams Shine At AACC Event
Fallston of Harford County, Westminster of Carroll County and Severn of the IAAM A Conference came out of the two-day, 15-game mixer at Anne Arundel Community College as the big winners.
Following Baltimore's Top Lacrosse Players
Former McDonogh standout Curtis Holmes helped Maryland edge Duke, 11-9, in the ACC title game, collecting a team-high six ground balls. PressBox tracks how he -- and some of the area's other top high school lacrosse players from the past couple of years -- are faring at the collegiate level.
McDonogh Boys, Calvert Hall Knotted
The McDonogh boys' lacrosse team plays Boys' Latin Tuesday in yet another showdown between two of the area's premier teams.
Glenelg Wins Gerry Case Event
It has been three years since Glenelg last won a boys' state lacrosse championship, but coach Josh Hatmaker's Gladiators served notice they are serious about winning another one.
St. Paul's Tops Gilman In 10 Innings
As Calvert Hall and Archbishop Spalding were pounding home runs in Severn on Monday afternoon, Gilman and St. Paul's were playing a 10-inning classic at Gilman.
Following Baltimore's Top Lacrosse Players
PressBox checks in on how some of the area's top high school lacrosse players from the past couple of years are performing at the collegiate level.
McDonogh Baseball O's Family Affair
Go to a baseball game at the McDonogh School in Owings Mills and you may think you've been transported to Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Led By 'Kelly Clan,' Calvert Hall Stays Unbeaten
Calvert Hall is 5-0 in the conference and a perfect 9-0 overall as once again the Kelly clan keyed the Cardinals' latest win, an 8-5 victory against Boys' Latin.
President's Cup Opens New Era
The first half of the President's Cup high school baseball tournament is over, and though most of the scores were lopsided and MIAA schools won the first four games, the inaugural tournament's first weekend was a big success.
Local Stars Launch Pipeline Soccer Club
Santino Quaranta and Sean Rush, childhood friends on the sandlot and club soccer fields of Baltimore, are back together again, this time as the co-founders of the Pipeline Soccer Club, a brand-new organization, which will provide instruction and teams for boys and girls ages 6 to 18.
Christine Nairn Training With National Team
Former Archbishop Spalding All-State midfielder Christine Nairn is headed to West Palm Beach, Fla., for training camp with the U.S. women's World Cup team.
Fanshaw Ranks High For Greyhounds
Calvert Hall's Patrick Fanshaw is now a sophomore at Loyola, where he ranks third on the Greyhounds lacrosse team with 10 goals. PressBox tracks how he -- and some of the area's other top high school lacrosse players from the past couple of years -- are faring at the collegiate level.
Calvert Hall Boasts Historic Hitters
Calvert Hall baseball coach Lou Eckerl dropped a bomb last week when he said this year's Cardinals team may be the best hitting team during his 29 years of coaching.
New Coaches Need No Introduction
Ricky Schwartzberg and Dave Slafkosky are the two newest coaches in the brutal MIAA A Conference lacrosse league, but they are no strangers to big-time lacrosse or each other.
Jablonski Runs Himself Into National Esteem
Matt Jablonski's final year of track and field is off to a flying start, as the incomparable Loyola/Blakefield senior takes aim at another MIAA championship.
Barton Continues To Shine On Lacrosse Field
Former St. Paul's standout Andrew Barton is now a freshman at Providence, where he is leading the Friars in points (13) and assists (seven). PressBox tracks how he -- and some of the other top high school lacrosse players from the past couple of years -- are faring at the collegiate level.
Two Baltimoreans Play In Final Fours
Once again Baltimore will be well represented in the men's and women's NCAA Final Fours as McDonogh's Brittany Mallory and Walbrook's Roscoe Smith join an impressive list of area alumni to play in the national semifinals.
Following Baltimore's Top Lax Players
Greg Dutton (Calvert Hall) and Tyler Frederick and Joe Meurer (McDonogh) may have been rivals in high school, but now all three are freshman on the Ohio State lacrosse team. PressBox tracks how they -- and some of the area's other top high school lacrosse players from the past couple of years -- are faring at the collegiate level.
Former St. Paul's Pitcher Steve Johnson In O's Farm System
Steve Johnson, one of the most decorated high school players ever coming out of St. Paul's in 2005, is about to begin his sixth year of minor league baseball, and his second full season in the Orioles farm system.
Special Call Rings For Fratantuono
Calvert Hall senior Justin Fratantuono, who spent the first three years of his high school career at Cardinal Gibbons, recently got a phone call from Sen. Ben Cardin, informing him of his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy.
Digital Harbor Rebounds To Win State
Digital Harbor defeated Easton, 64-46, to win the Class 2A championship, but it was the Rams' semifinal win against Gwynn Park two days earlier that had the fans and coaches around the state buzzing.
Dunbar Returns With Another 'Double'
Former Dunbar high school All-American Keith Booth was on hand as the Poets dismantled a very good Williamsport team for their 13th state crown and sixth during the last nine years.
Calvert Hall's Graham Dancing With Penn State
Even though he's sitting out this year as a redshirt, Penn State freshman, and former Calvert Hall star, Jonathan Graham can gain valuable experience from the Nittany Lions' trip to the Big Dance.
Carr Lifts Patterson To New Heights
Aquille Carr of Patterson High in East Baltimore has been scoring points at an unbelievable clip, helping take the Clippers to their first state semifinal ever.
City Hoops Teams Eye State Championships
Since Baltimore City joined the state athletic association in 1993, its teams have won 25 of a possible 72 state championships, more than one third of them.
Edsall Attends 48th-Annual Scholar-Athlete Banquet
Maryland football coach Randy Edsall is hoping his frequent visits to the city will help him recruit some of the area's premiere players, win some games and rekindle the interest among thousands of Baltimore-area Terps alumni.
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