Thursday, May 16, 2013
The Seahawks topped Chesapeake, 10-3.
The South River High boys lacrosse team took another step toward a state title Wednesday, winning the Class 3A/4A East regional crown. The Seahawks beat Chesapeake 10-3 in the regional final. The team will next play Howard High School for a shot at the state title game. The South River girls lacrosse team fell short of advancing in the playoffs, losing 14-13 to Broadneck. Arundel Baseball Falls to North County The Arundel Wildcats' dream of another regional baseball championship ended in extra innings Wednesday. Arundel fell 6-5 in 10 innings to North County in the regional semifinals of the MPSSAA Class 4A baseball tournament. North County will next host the regional championship game against South River, which won 4-0 Wednesday over…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The 138th running of the Baltimore tradition will be held this Saturday.
We're in the final stretch before the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Here's what you need to know. When is it? The Triple Crown race will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Pimlico. NBC (WRC, WBAL) and Horse Racing Radio Network (WSPZ-AM in Washington is the only area affiliate) will have the call, which will also be streaming on the radio network's website. The first post on the day is at 10:45 a.m. Tickets? They are still available. Infield tickets are $60. Admission to the grandstand starts at $25, with box seats starting at $110. Tickets for the infield Mug Club, which include unlimited beer, are sold out. Weather? It's forecast to be partly sunny in Baltimore Saturday, with a high of 78. …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Arundel High graduate TJ Holston is honored for his performance at the ECAC Mid-Atlantic tournament.
Arundel High School graduate TJ Holston recently earned special recognition for his performance at a top collegiate lacrosse tournament. Holston, a sophomore midfielder at Albright, scored four goals and recorded five assists in the ECAC Mid-Atlantic championship tournament. He scored twice in the championship game win over Frostburg State and was named Most Outstanding Player for the tournament. In his second season at Albright—also the second year for the school's lacrosse program—Holston helped lead the team to a 15-4 record. Albright finished second in the Commonwealth Conference, falling to Widener in overtime in the conference playoffs. See also: -- Subscribe to Patch newsletters to get headlines sent to your email inbox. Follow…
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 …
Monday, May 13, 2013
The Arundel and Old Mill baseball teams faced off in the MPSSAA Class 4A playoffs. Follow the recap of our live game log on Patch.
Arundel hosted Old Mill in the second round of the Class 4A East region baseball playoffs on Monday. Arundel prevailed 1-0 behind a strong pitching performance by Cooper Hibbs. The Wildcats will next play the winner of the Meade-North County game. You can look here for a recap of the game. Also check Patch later for a gallery of photos, video and some reaction from players and coaches.
The Wildcats are still alive in their quest for a regional title, but Old Mill won the first meeting between these two teams in April.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Meanwhile, several local baseball teams move on
It was a tough Friday for the Arundel lacrosse teams, as both the girls and boys fell in the MPSSAA state tournament. The Arundel boys were upset 11-9 by Chesapeake, while the girls fell 14-9 to top-seeded Huntingtown. South River, however, remains alive in the tourament with both its teams advancing. The Seahawk boys topped Broadneck 11-7 and will play at Huntingtown on Monday. The girls secured a big 19-1 win over Northern High on Friday, and will next host Huntingtown. Arundel to Host Old Mill in Baseball The Arundel baseball team earned a first-round bye in the state tournament, setting up a second round matchup against local rival Old Mill on Monday. Old Mill moved to the second round by beating Glen Burnie 7-4 on Friday. South …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Arundel is the No. 2 seed in the Class 4A East region, while South River is seeded fourth. Both teams have first-round byes.
The Arundel and South River high school baseball teams earned first-round byes in the upcoming state baseball playoffs. The Wildcats are the No. 2 seed in the Class 4A East region after finishing the regular season with 10 straight wins. South River is the No. 4 seed after going 15-5 overall during the year. Arundel will play the winner of the game between Old Mill and Glen Burnie in the second round. South River will play the winner between Chesapeake and Great Mills. North Point High in Calvert County is the top seed in the east region. Arundel is the defending regional champion. See the full state tournament bracket at mpssaa.countysportszone.com
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.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Danny Mays was selected to be the new announcer for the Aberdeen-based team.
Ripken Stadium has its new voice and it's one that some locals may recognize from the Anne Arundel County High School Battle of the Bands. Danny Mays is the new announcer of the Aberdeen IronBirds, the team announced on its Facebook page Tuesday. "The choice was very difficult and very close," the team said in the post, thanking the other finalists for their "talent and professionalism." Mays is known locally for being the emcee of—and a former competitor in—the county's Battle of the Bands competition. The eight finalists in the team's "The Voice" competition went head to head in front of celebrity judges at the team's IronFest on Saturday. Mays will be behind the microphone when the IronBirds open the season with a game against the …