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Baseball team improves record

Baseball team improves record

Taylor Bynion, Copy Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

This year, the baseball team ended their season with a 14-14 record, making it to the playoffs. This is an improvement from their season last year, which ended with a 9-15 record. Because they suffered the loss of one of their own players, Josh Hamer, in a car accident early in the season, the baseball...

Softball team strikes out the competition

Softball team strikes out the competition

Paige Alban and Ianna Pirozzi
May 24, 2017
Filed under Sports

From her seat on the dugout bench, junior right-fielder Erin Disney leans forward. She watches as sophomore pitcher Emma Kropkowski winds up and releases the ball. It flies through the air, and her opponent makes contact. The softball team pulls together to field the ground ball, and with the play, they...

Spring sports end the season strong

Spring sports end the season strong

May 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

As the school year comes to an end, spring sports teams look back on their seasons and set goals for next year.

Women’s lacrosse team plays season as a young team

Women’s lacrosse team plays season as a young team

Anna Sullivan, Entertainment Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The women’s lacrosse team finished their season ranked as the number 10 team in the MIAA A conference. With a team of mostly underclassmen this year, their season was focused on building their skills and learning how to work and play with one another. “Our record does not show the talent and p...

Men’s outdoor track and field finishes season

Men’s outdoor track and field finishes season

Lauren Becker, News Editor
May 19, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The men’s outdoor track and field team wrapped up their season on May 3 after hosting the MIAA and IAAM B Conference Championship. They placed second at the B conference championship meet, and they also competed at the MIAA and IAAM A Conference Championship on May 15. There, they placed last out of ...

Week in Sports: Week of May 8

Week in Sports: Week of May 8

Anna Sullivan and Paige Alban
May 18, 2017
Filed under Sports

Golf- Monday The golf team traveled to Boys Latin School of Maryland’s course on Monday, May 8 and lost 7 ½-13 ½. Senior Captain Franklen Lockhart was happy with the match, even though they did not win. “It was a tough match, but most of the team played well, and it got us focused for our pl...

Swimming season comes to a close

Swimming season comes to a close

James Keller, Copy Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

With the loss of a handful of key swimmers, this year’s swimming team placed their focus primarily on team-building and team-restructuring. The men’s team finished the season with a 1-7 record, while the women’s team finished with a season record of 1-3. Although the teams struggled to succeed, jun...

Men’s outdoor track team excels at championship

Men’s outdoor track team excels at championship

Lauren Becker, News Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Photos by Lauren Becker The men's outdoor track and field team hosted the MIAA and IAAM B Conference Championship on Wednesday, May 3. Although the team did not come in first like last year, the team placed second and achieved many personal bests along the way....

Memorial game at Ripken Stadium pays tribute to Josh Hamer

Memorial game at Ripken Stadium pays tribute to Josh Hamer

Caroline Cooney and Alyssa Kraus
May 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Jen Hamer stands on the field alongside James Hamer, admiring the massive crowd at Ripken Stadium. Josh’s teammates and coaches stand in solitude along the foul line as they watch their beloved teammate’s parents receive a personalized jersey with “Hamer #25” written along the back. Tears begi...

Junior pitcher brings new energy to team

Junior pitcher brings new energy to team

Caroline Cooney, Editor in Chief
April 29, 2017
Filed under Athlete Spotlight, Sports

Nine-year-old Ryan Archibald steps up to bat during a little league game. He swings and successfully hits the baseball. Instantly, excitement rushes over him as he watches the ball fly over the fence, scoring his first ever home run. Now, as a junior who is committed to play Division One baseball i...

Track and Field shines across multiple events

Track and Field shines across multiple events

April 25, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Pictures by Christina Giovanazi The men's and women's outdoor track and field teams hosted their first home meets of the season on April 4 and 5, respectively. Although team scores were not recorded, many athletes excelled with personal records and top performances in their events....

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