High School Sports Archive: July / August 2011
Wrenn Enters Final Year At Poly
The Poly football team has four goals as head coach Roger Wrenn enters his 43rd year of coaching.
Ripken Domain Going International
Cal and Bill Ripken closed the curtain on yet another Cal Ripken World Series in Aberdeen, and with each passing year their influence on the game they love has carried over into high school and even the college and pro games.
Joe Ehrmann's Lessons Ring Clear
Gilman defensive coordinator Joe Ehrmann is no stranger to anyone who has coached or is connected to high school sports in the Baltimore area, and Parade Magazine even calls him "The Most Important Coach in America."
Youse's O's Are National Champs
The Youse's Maryland Orioles Under-20 baseball team rolled through yet another All-American Amateur Baseball Association tournament last week in Johnstown, Pa., dominating the six-day event for the second year in a row.
Draft Picks Shine With Youse's Orioles
Orioles scouting director Joe Jordan spent time watching two of the Birds' draft picks play for the Youse's Maryland Orioles collegiate baseball team. Both John Carroll's K.J. Hockaday and Severn's Sander Beck played well.
Svarczkopf's Long Journey Leads Home
Bowie Baysox strength and conditioning coach Greg Svarczkopf has seen the country and beaten cancer -- all before his 28th birthday.
Bays Under-19 Team Adds Another Crown To Resume
On a recent sweltering morning in Arizona, the Baltimore Bays U-19 Academy soccer team beat the Chicago Fire Juniors to win the 2011 national championship.
Norris, Tucker Join Coaching Ranks
Tim Norris' son Brooks has been named the new head baseball coach at Archbishop Curley, while John Tucker has been named the new lacrosse coach.
St. Paul's Waldt Continues Family's Athletic Tradition
St. Paul's Gunnar Waldt will play lacrosse next year at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., but first he helped lead Team Spirit to the title at the U.S. Lacrosse All-American Showcase at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
Wiley's Track Legacy Lives On
Cliff Wiley hasn't lived in Baltimore in 32 years, but he's still an icon in local track and field.
Gilman Star Named To National Team
Gilman midfielder Ryan Tucker has been named to the Under-19 U.S. National Lacrosse team, which will defend its championship in Turku, Finland, in the summer of 2012.
Youse's Orioles Provide Legacy Of Greatness
Youse's Maryland Orioles recently celebrated the program's incomparable heritage, recognized some of the players and coaches who made it happen and looked ahead to what should be another imposing summer.
Atholton High Golfer Enjoys One Crazy Summer
Bryana Nguyen will begin her sophomore year at Atholton High in Columbia next month, and she'll have quite a story to tell when asked what she did on her summer vacation.
Gilbert Helps Dunbar Add New Crown To Sports Syllabus
Coached by Don Gilbert, Dunbar High made history last month in becoming the first Baltimore City team to win a state regional baseball championship.
Family Has Huge Impact On Local Lax
Two of Baltimore's more famous lacrosse families were well represented at the 2011 Under Armour All-American Lacrosse Classic as Jen Cook and Covie Stanwick were reunited as teammates on the South team.
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