Thursday, March 28, 2013
A student at Archbishop Spalding High took time from his rowing practice to ask a teammate to the prom.
A student at Archbishop High in Spalding recently showed some creativity in asking a fellow rower to the prom. Keenan Perry, 18, and Haley Swanson, 16, who attends Severna Park High School, are both members of Annapolis Junior Rowing. The club practices at Camp Woodlands, a Girl Scouts facility, just off of Riva Road. Just before practice, Keenan presented a sign with a simple question. "Prom?" Haley's reply was a "yes." Are you planning a prom proposal? Let Patch know and we'd be happy to help! TELL US: What is the most creative way you've seen or heard of someone asking a date to prom? Leave a comment to let us know.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Gilman won the the MIAA title and took home the trophy in honor of the late football coach, who died after a battle with pancreatic cancer last year.
If there is one thing that's certain, it's that Mike Whittles will not be forgotten. Whittles, the former football coach at Archbishop Spalding, passed away in June after a year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was honored on Saturday as Gilman High took home the first-ever Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association championship trophy named in his honor. Gilman took home the Whittles Trophy after a 34-32 double overtime win over Calvert Hall, which will now be passed on to the MIAA "A" champion each season. Players and coaches gathered around for a special ceremony to receive the trophy, which features an image of Whittles and the names of each of the MIAA "A" champion since 1995. Whittles became one of the most respected …
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Jake Trantin, who played for Archbishop Spalding High, will compete for a pro roster spot.
The Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League have invited Odenton native Jake Trantin to the team’s rookie minicamp. The William & Mary College graduate will have a chance to compete for a pro roster spot when the Bengals begin prepare for the 2012-13 season, according to Tribeathletics.com Trantin finished a four-year stint at linebacker for William & Mary last fall and excelled on defense, securing 250 tackles in his career. Prior to joining William & Mary, he played at Archbishop Spalding, where he excelled at linebacker and running back. The Washington Post speculated last month that Trantin could have been selected in the NFL’s annual draft, but he was not picked. Trantin is the nephew of former NFL coach Marty …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
High school sports teams are entering the playoff stretch. Here's a look at how local teams are faring.
The winter high school sports season is wrapping up, with most teams either finishing up or about to enter postseason play. In the Odenton and Severn area, there are several teams looking to compete for regional and state championships. Here’s a look at how things are shaping up for our local athletes. Basketball The draw for the Class 4A state tournaments will take place on Sunday. The Arundel High boys and Meade High girls will be among the teams to beat after securing county titles. The Arundel High boys team will finish its regular season at South River on Friday. The team was unbeaten until a tough loss to Old Mill on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Meade High girls will finish their regular season Friday against Glen Burnie. They are 16-5 …
Saturday, January 21, 2012
The Severna Park Chamber's new charities program will benefit the Mike Whittles Pancreatic Cancer Fund.
A new program by the the Greater Severna Park Chamber of Commerce to benefit charitable causes will kick off with a fundraiser Tuesday to benefit the Johns Hopkins Mike Whittles Pancreatic Cancer Fund. Whittles, owner of SERVPRO of Annapolis and Severna Park, is also the football coach at Archbishop Spalding High School where he was inducted into the school's hall of fame earlier this month. Whittles is battling Stage IV pancreatic cancer. The fundraiser in Whittles' honor will be held Tuesday at Ledo Pizza & Pasta at 8531 Veterans Highway in Millersville. The snow date is Feb. 7. Mention Mike Whittles' name or bring the flier (attached to this article as a PDF) and a portion of your purchase (eat in or take out) will benefit the Johns …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Seven local athletes committed to play college sports at various schools.
Ranging from Hofstra to Howard, local athletes announced their commitments to play college athletics. Imani Bailey from Meade High School recently announced her decision to play basketball at Howard University, and AACS standout lacrosse player Maddy Hulsey said she'll play for Rugters University in New Jersey. Here's a complete list of students from Severn school's committed to play NCAA sports: For a full list of Anne Arundel County athletes heading to college athletic programs, head to The Capital's website.
Monday, November 7, 2011
The ladies of the Cavaliers No. 4 ranked soccer team came up short, falling 2-0 to the defending champs.
Monday, November 7, 2011
The Archbishop Spalding girls soccer team fell 2-0 to No. 1 ranked McDonough in the IAAM A Conference Title game Sunday. Ranked as the fourth best team in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference, the Cavaliers defense was unable to choke the Eagles' high-power attack, resulting in a goal for McDonough in each of the halves. Spalding went into the game with just six losses and 14 wins, but a determined McDonough team forced the Cavaliers into uncomfortable situations which ultimately led to mistakes, according to Glenn Graham of the Baltimore Sun. Check out coach and player reactions in the full story at The Baltimore Sun.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
The Cavaliers earned a bye in the first round of the Maryland Private-School Baseball Tournament, which starts Tuesday afternoon.
Archbishop Spalding’s baseball team heads into this week’s Maryland private-school tournament as the No. 1 seed, earning themselves a first-round bye for the event that starts Tuesday afternoon. The tournament’s first round matchups will be held at Riverdale Baptist in Upper Marlboro, beginning at 5 p.m. As the hosts, the Riverdale Baptist School baseball team has been under the leadership of head coach Terry Terrill for 35 years and has been one of the top private-school programs in the region. But the Crusaders will not be the top seed thanks to the stellar 25-4 season of Archbishop Spalding under new head coach Jeff Palumbo. The top two seeds are Spalding and Good Counsel of Olney. DeMatha Catholic of Hyattsville and St. Vincent …
Monday, March 7, 2011
The theater group at Archbishop Spalding School will present a production of the play South Pacific.
There were some flubbed words as Laura Goudreau and Jordan Silver practiced their last scene in the play. The rest of the cast broke into titters, a fact not unnoticed by theater teacher Jacki Null. "It's all about focus this week," Null told the high schooler students, as they winded down for the evening's practice notes. Spalding Theater Productions will perform the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific, starting Friday, Mar. 11. Auditions for the musical were held in early January and were open to the entire student body, said Null. In addition to acting auditions, the students also auditioned their singing and dancing skills, both of which are essential to this particular musical. Most students in the musical are gifted chorus …
Saturday, November 20, 2010
The rushing of the Cavaliers' K.K. Smith helped Archbishop Spalding defeat the Friars, 21-13.
The Archbishop Spalding Cavaliers won the MIAA B Conference championship on Saturday, defeating the Archbishop Curley Friars 21-13 and avenging a loss earlier this season. The game was played before a sellout crowd at John M. Plevyak Field at Mount St. Joseph High School in cool temperatures and brilliant sunshine. Leading The Cavaliers' attack was standout senior running back K.K. Smith, who piled up 108 yards on 28 carries. "K.K. is the best running back in all of Anne Arundel County, " said Spalding Head Coach Mike Whittles. "He makes us coaches look like geniuses." Smith's six-yard touchdown run with just under six minutes remaining in the game sealed the victory for Cavaliers. On the play, Smith appeared to have been caught in the …