Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Sophomore Anna Sappington received the second-place grand award at the Regional Science and Engineering Fair.
A South River High School sophomore was recently honored for her work in the Anne Arundel County Regional Science and Engineering Fair. According to the Anne Arundel County Schools website, Anna Sappington received the second-place grand award for her project, which investigated Triclosan and its potential toxicity to aquatic invertebrate organisms. Triclosan is a widely used chemical found in toothpaste, soaps and disinfecting products, according to AACPS. Sappington will join North County sophomore Jack Andraka at Intel ISEF in Phoenix, AZ, in May. Andraka won the county fair for the second year in a row. The Anne Arundel County Regional Science and Engineering Fair is dedicated to promoting science education and awarding students for …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The American Cancer Society event is scheduled to take place June 7.
Relay for Life at South River High School is set to kickoff on June 7, and organizers are asking area residents to get involved in the fight against cancer. South River senior Danie Minor, 18, is helping to organize the event, which hits home for her. Minor herself was diagnosed with melanoma when she was in tenth-grade and Minor’s mother is a cancer survivor. “I am a cancer survivor myself and so is my mom,” Minor said. “There are a lot of cancer survivors in our area and I want everyone to know about them. We have a survivor lap during Relay for Life and seeing all the survivors walking is so empowering. I want people to see that.” Minor is on the organizing committee for Relay for Life at South River High and is hoping to recruit more …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The South River girls basketball team defeated Leonardtown Wednesday night.
The South River girls basketball team topped Leonardtown 46-26 Wednesday night to set up a region final battle against North Point for the third year in a row. The No. 2 Seahwaks will battle No. 1 North Point on Friday evening in a scene that is all too familiar to the team. "We lost to North Point in regional final the last two years," South River coach Mike Zivic said. The Seahawks are coming off a successful season with a 22-3 record and a victory over Arundel in the county championship game. But a win over North Point still stands between the team and a berth into the regional championship game. Last week, senior Tiffany McKinney told Patch she knows how it feels to end the season with a lost to North Point, and doesn't want the …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
South River High's girls basketball team defeated Broadneck 51-40 Monday night.
The South River girls basketball team took one step closer to a state title Monday night, when it defeated Broadneck in the second round of the MPSSAA Class 4A state basketball playoffs. The No. 2 Seahawks (21-3) topped No. 7 Broadneck 51-40 and will now face Leonardtown on Wednesday night. For the past two seasons, South River's season has come to an end with a loss to North Point in the region finals. North Point will face Severna Park High on Wednesday. If both South River and North Point win on Wednesday, the two teams will once again face off in the region finals on March 1 or 2. Last week, senior Tiffany McKinney told Patch that while the North Point game is heavy on the teams' mind, it's important they take it one game at a time. "…
Friday, February 22, 2013
The South River High girls basketball earned a first-round bye and a No. 2 seed in the MPSSAA tournament.
For the past two seasons, the South River High girls basketball season has come to an end the same way—with a loss to North Point in the region finals. This year, the Seahawks (20-3) will look to avenge those loses—but to get there they will first have to tackle some county opponents. Crofton students who go to Arundel High can click here for posts about their school. South River is fresh off a victory over Arundel in the county championship game and has earned a first round bye along with a No. 2 seed in the Class 4A girls basketball tournament. The team will face the winner of the Meade-Broadneck game on Tuesday in the second round of the tournament. "It’s tough because you have to be ready for both teams so you are basically prepping …
Monday, February 18, 2013
Bre Bolden is a senior on the South River High School girls basketball team.
Patch stopped by South River High School on Jan. 31 and spoke with senior Bre Bolden, 18, about her basketball career and life at SRHS. Patch: What is your favorite South River basketball memory? Bre Bolden: I like all the team bonding. Not just at practice—we go out to eat together too. Patch: How is your season going so far and what are your expectations heading into the postseason. Bolden: We have been undefeated and I want to go to states and win it all. Patch: What other groups or activities do you participate in at South River High School? Bolden: I just play basketball. Patch: What was your favorite class at South River and why? Bolden: Business management. It’s interesting and one day I want to own my own business Patch: What are …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Michael Seaberg is a senior on South River High School's varsity swim team.
Patch stopped by South River High School on Jan. 31 and spoke with senior Michael Seaberg, 17, about his swimming career and life at SRHS. Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch: What is your favorite South River swimming memory? Michael Seaberg: I would say either winning states sophomore year or racing Michael Phelps in the 100-meter breast when I was 15. He came to a meet that his original club hosts and he kept returning to swim in it for fun. He beat me by a lot but it was still fun. Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch: How is your season going so far and what are your expectations heading into the postseason? Seaberg: Good. Our regular season has ended and the postseason is beginning. I want to win states. I have been working hard, but states is …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Here's a rundown of upcoming games and post-season play for South River High School sports teams.
The winter sports season may be coming to an end, but South River High School athletes are still busy. Both the swimming and wrestling teams will participate in post-season matches this weekend, and the boys and girls basketball teams will look to finish out their seasons strong. Here's a rundwon of the upcoming schedule for varsity sports teams: Thursday: Friday Saturday
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The informational session is for parents of current South River High students and begins at 6:30 p.m.
Parents of current South River High School (SRHS) students can get a little more information on the school’s advanced college placement (AP) courses on Wednesday night. The informational session will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the school's auditorium and will discuss course selections for the 2013-2014 school year. According to the SRHS website, Wednesday’s presentation will cover the following topics: The session is to help parents guide their children’s’ choices for classes next year that might better prepare them for college. For more information visit the SRHS website.
Colin Alley is a senior on South River High School's varsity wrestling team.
Patch stopped by South River High School on Jan. 31 and spoke with senior Colin Alley, 17, about his wrestling career and life at SRHS. Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch: What is your favorite South River wrestling memory? Colin Alley: Winning in overtime against Stephen Decatur to go to the state semifinals last year. Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch: How is your season going so far and what are your expectations heading into the post-season? Alley: Our season is going pretty good, we are undefeated in the county and the goal is to win a state championship either by myself or as a team. Edgewater-Davidsonville Patch: What other groups or activities do you participate in at South River High School? Alley: I played soccer. Edgewater-Davidsonville …