Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The Wildcats move into the regional semifinals of the Class 4A baseball playoffs.
The Arundel High Wildcats recorded another close win Monday to keep their season alive, eeking out a 1-0 victory against Old Mill on a first-inning sacrifice fly. The team played tight defense behind Cooper Hibbs to move on to the semifinals of the Class 4A East Regional tournament. The Wildcats did many little things in the field to keep Old Mill from crossing the plate. There was first baseman A.J. Robinson scooping numerous throws from across the diamond, while also snaring a few grounders of his own for putouts. There was Hibbs on the mound, allowing just a pair of hits and striking out four Patriots, while also recording a key pickoff in the fifth inning. "Coop pitched one heck of a game for himself and the defense stepped up when …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The boys topped Annapolis, 14-7, and the girls won over Great Mills, 21-2.
It was a great day for the Arundel Wildcat lacrosse teams, as the girls and boys squads each won their playoff openers. The No. 4-seeded boys beat Annapolis, 14-7, while the girls stomped Great Mills, 20-2. The boys will next play Chesapeake High, a 15-1 winner over Chopticon. The Arundel girls will next travel to top-seeded Leonardtown. Both teams are playing in the MPSSAA Class 3A/4A East region. Check out the gallery of all of Wednesday's action from photographer Todd Breese.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The 2013 rankings came out Monday with four Anne Arundel County schools in the top 2,000.
On mobile? You can see interactive map here. Newsweek ranked three high schools in Anne Arundel County among the top 1,000 in the country, with Arundel High School coming in at 840. Broadneck High School is highest on the list, ranking 722, followed by Arundel High School and then South River High School at 938. Annapolis High School was ranked among the top 2,000, coming in at 1,843. You can see the details about the four ranked schools in Anne Arundel County, and every other ranked high school by clicking on the markers in this interactive map. For its rankings, Newsweek sent out a survey to more than 5,000 high schools, with about 2,500 schools responding in 2013. The survey scores were then weighted and calculated using several …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The high school playoff brackets for baseball, softball and lacrosse will be announced, with several local teams vying for top seeds.
Local high school teams will learn their paths to a potential state title this week, as the playoff brackets are announced for baseball, softball and lacrosse. The best teams will be vying for top seeds and first-round byes, with most teams likely playing in the MPSSAA Class 4A East region. Here's a look at how things might shake out. LACROSSE (Bracket announced Monday) The Arundel and South River boys should be in contention for a top seed. Arundel finished 13-1 and South River went 12-2 overall, but South River handed Arundel its only loss on the year. Don't be surprised if these teams meet in the regional finals. On the girls' side, South River will contend for a top seed after running to a perfect county record. Arundel (6-7), Meade…
Friday, May 3, 2013
The former Arundel High basketball guard signs to play at the collegiate level.
Another Arundel High basketball standout has committed to play at the collegiate level. Graduating senior Austin Carroll will play at Eastern University outside Philadelphia, following two years as a starting guard for Arundel, head coach Jeff Starr said. Starr said Carroll chose Eastern over several other Division III schools. Eastern is coached by Nathan Stewart, a former assistant coach at UMBC. Carroll played on the Wildcats varsity team for three years, helping the team to a 63-12 overall record and two regular season county championships. Eastern University is part of the Middle Atlantic Conference, which could mean Carroll will face some former Arundel teammates. David Nicholson has already committed to Widener, while Ryan Hill…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The graduating class was honored during a special ceremony Tuesday at Carroll Field.
The Arundel High lacrosse teams honored their seniors on Tuesday night during the final home game of the year. And the teams made it an extra special day by sweeping Chesapeake High. The girls won 11-9, while the boys triumphed, 13-7. The graduating teammates were recognized in a special ceremony in between games. On the boys side, honored seniors included Reece Sullivan, Cameron Cetrone, Alex Newman, Evan Jones, Matthew Prigg, David White, Alex Hanna, Jacob Bustos, Daniel Jovinelli, Jason Barrett, Tyler Young, Timothy Stargel, Ryan Manion and Logan Fate. For the girls, seniors included Erin O'Hara, Colleen Ward and Carley Eutsler. Check out the photo gallery and feel free to add any photos of your own.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Blogger and teacher Barbara Dziedzic updates us on the first Muslim, American, Identity Conference
Monday, April 29, 2013
Here's a look at the key games of this week for Arundel High, from Digitalsports.com
The Arundel High sports teams have several key games this week. Here's a look at the schedule from Digitalsports.com
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Katherine Langdon of Arundel High and Eric Stoker-Spirt are the two most recent winners of the corporate-sponsored awards.
Two local high school students have received awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Katherine Langdon of Arundel High won a scholarship sponsored by the Mitre Corporation to pursue a degree in international relations, according to an announcement. Eric Stoker-Spirt of Old Mill High is the recipient of the James E. Casey Scholarship, which is sponsored by UPS. The senior plans to study science and research in college. The two students are among about 8,000 who will receive awards from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation this year. Awards range from $500 to $10,000 annually and can be used for up to four years of study in college.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
TJ Holston, who excelled while at Arundel High, has helped lead Albright to an 11-2 record in the Commonwealth Conference.
A former Arundel High lacrosse standout has been named Player of the Week in the Commonwealth Conference. T.J. Holston, a Gambrills native and sophomore at Albright College, earned the honor after helping the school to a 10-9 win over Widener, its first-ever win over a ranked team. Albright also beat Elizabethtown 11-8. Holston scored three goals in each of the wins, the school reported. Holston was Player of the Week in the conference twice as a freshman as well. Albright is now 11-2 on the year. Holston is tied for first on the team with 36 goals. See also: