Thursday, February 14, 2013
Five more graduating football players are deciding on where to play in college, and two juniors also have confirmed offers.
Five more seniors from the Meade football team have received scholarship offers to play at the collegiate level, and two juniors also have received offers. Meade head coach Rich Holzer announced the latest scholarship offers in an email to reporters Wednesday. The latest offers include: Meanwhile, juniors Marcus Smith and Kyle Evans have received offers to play at the University of Toledo in 2014. The latest scholarship news comes after three Meade players announced commitments on National Signing Day last week. Malik Dorsey will attend the University of Maine, Anthony Watkins will attend St Francis University and Korey Brooks will attend ASA College. Additionally, former Meade player Moise Larose announced that he will play for the …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Moise Larose has been recruited to play offensive line for the University of Maryland.
A former Meade High football player has signed to play at the University of Maryland this fall. Moise Larose, an Odenton native, played at Meade before transferring to Wilde Lake High School in Columbia. He'll next be donning the red and gold as offensive lineman in College Park. Larose was ranked the no. 25 player in Maryland by Rivals.com, and was rated first-team all-Metro by the Washington Post. In a video on the Terps football website, Maryland offensive line coach Tom Brattan described Larose as a good student who is "big, rangy, quick and athletic." "You can really see, as many big guys do, he blossomed late," Brattan said. "I think he has a very bright future." See also:
Saturday, November 24, 2012
The Meade Mustangs take on Henry A. Wise Saturday in the state semifinals. Here's a numerical look at the team.
The Meade High Mustangs have surprised the football community by making a run to the state semifinals, upsetting local rivals Old Mill and Arundel in the process. Let's examine the team and its accomplishments, by the numbers. 7 - The number of wins in a row for Meade. It's last loss came on Sept. 29, in the regular season game against Old Mill. 11 - The number of years since Meade's last playoff appearance, in 2001. 0 - Number of field goals made by the Mustangs in 2012. 0 - Number of field goals attempted by the Mustangs in 2012. 830 - Passing yards by quarterback Marcus Smith. 810 - Rushing yards by quarterback Marcus Smith. 1,062- Rushing yards by Kyle Smith, to lead the team. 805 - Receiving yards by wideout Anthony Watkins…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Patch spoke with the coach of the Mustangs as the team prepares for a state semifinal showdown against Henry A. Wise.
The Meade High Mustangs had gone 11 years without a football playoff appearance, but this year has fought it's way to a regional title and is now two wins from a state championship. The Mustangs upset local rivals Arundel and Old Mill, and have now won seven straight games. The team will face unbeaten Henry A. Wise of Prince George's County in the state semifinal at 1 p.m. Saturday. Second-year Meade coach Rich Holzer took time to speak with Patch about the season during a special coaches luncheon held by the MPSSAA on Tuesday. Odenton Severn Patch: Talk to me about this run of seven wins in a row. Rich Holzer: One of the big things was playing in the [first] Old Mill game this year. Coming out of that game there was a sense that …
Friday, November 16, 2012
The Mustangs continued their late-season run with a 28-21 win over the defending state champions.
One week after upsetting powerhouse Arundel, the Meade High football team took it up another notch by defeating the defending state champion Old Mill. The Mustangs recorded a 28-21 win to secure the MPSSAA Class 4A East regional title. Quarterback Marcus Smith recorded the winning score with 22 seconds left in the game, when he ran for a six-yard touchdown. Meade will next play the winner of Saturday's game between Henry A. Wise and Suitland High for a shot at the state title game. Read a detailed account of the Meade-Old Mill game in the Baltimore Sun.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
The Mustangs took advantage of three red zone takeaways to hang on for a 36-28 win.
The Meade High Mustangs took a big step forward as a program Friday night, outlasting rival Arundel High 36-28 to advance to the Class 4A East regional final. Meade, which lost to Arundel 40-8 earlier in the year, took advantage of three big takeaways in the second half—including two interceptions near the end zone—to hand Arundel its only loss of the year. Meade will now go on to play Old Mill for a shot at the state final four. Not bad for a team that had just one other winning season since 2001. "For me it's just another stepping stone of where we need to be, but for the kids, it's a monkey off their back, I know that," said second-year head coach Rich Holzer. "They've been losing to them for so long. I'm happy for these kids." …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Patch was on hand to catch some video highlights from Arundel's 40-8 win over Meade in football Friday night.
The Arundel High varsity football team lived up to its reputation as a playmaking machine on Friday night, securing a 40-8 win over local rival Meade High. Patch captured these video highlights from the game, including touchdowns by Jack Gordon, Tyler Young and Matt Davis, plus a long interception return by Blake Thornton. Also be sure to check out our game story and photo gallery from Friday night.
Friday, September 14, 2012
The Wildcats continued their dominance in the Battle of 175 series behind a strong defense and two-headed passing attack.
Entering Friday night, there was a feeling that that the Meade High Mustangs could be a tough challenge for the Arundel High Wildcats. After all, Meade had won its first two games of the year by a combined score of 76-0. But Arundel handled the challenge with an all-around strong effort, pulling away from Meade in the second half and emerging with a 40-8 win in Gambrills. Aaron Lewis-Cenales and Tyler Young each had two touchdown receptions in the win, while the defense held Meade to just 181 total yards. The win ensured that the coveted Mears Trophy would remain in the hands of Arundel for the 11th straight year, and gave the Wildcats a 3-0 start to the season. "We're excited about it...this was a challenge for us," Arundel head coach…
Both the Wildcats and Mustangs are hoping to begin 3-0 on the season. Meanwhile, Old Mill looks to continue winning with a game at North County.
Local high school football teams are back in action Friday night in Week 3 of the season. The Arundel High Wildcats will host the Meade High Mustangs at Carroll Field, pitting two teams with undefeated records. Arundel is coming off a 55-0 trouncing of Northeast last week, while Meade recorded a big 41-0 win over Annapolis. Arundel quarterback Cooper Hibbs completed 12 passes on 14 attempts with 5 touchdown passes against Northeast before being relieved by friend Jack Gordon. Running back Matt Davis had 105 yards rushing on just five carries, and scored twice. Meade is led by quarterback Marcus Smith, who had 125 yards passing and three scores against Annapolis. Varsity kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at Carroll Field in Gambrills. …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Old Mill earned the top seed in the Class 4A East Region and will face off against No. 4 ranked South River Friday at 7 p.m.
High school teams will begin their quest for a state title as the MPSSAA football championship tournament begins Friday. Old Mill earned the top seed in the region after going undefeated for the first time in the school's history, and will face South River at 7 p.m. Friday in Millersville. The matchup is a repeat of last week's game, where Old Mill defeated the Seahawks 54-20 to complete an unprecedented season of success behind offensive juggernaut, Rob Chesson. Despite an impressive 6-4 season, Meade High were unable to make it to the playoffs. The Mustangs needed a victory against Broadneck to advance, but were unable to do so against a team that held Old Mill to just 10 points in the season opener. No. 2 ranked Arundel High earned …