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Men’s basketball on track to electrify

Men’s basketball on track to electrify

Johnny Carroll and Brian Ellis

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports

When the Lions Men’s basketball team kicks off their season Dec. 8, with a Friday night home opener, expect the Lions’ den to be packed. Friday night games at home always draw large crowds, and anticipate this night to be no different. This year, the scheduled Friday night games don’t seem to...

Alumnus passes away in tragic rock climbing accident

Alumnus passes away in tragic rock climbing accident

Maria Eberhart and Owen Campbell

November 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

Spirited leader and star lacrosse player, Matthew Hearn passed away mountain climbing in Salt Lake City, Utah July 13. Hearn played three years on the varsity lacrosse team at Dulaney and contributed to the win for the 2008 state champions. Lacrosse coach Kyle Fiat remembers how he was an uplifting...

Allied expands, friendship remains

Allied expands, friendship remains

Nina D’addario and Will Behm

November 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

With 41 student athletes marked on the roster, the allied soccer program is fielding its largest team since coach Anita Shaw’s tenure started seven years ago. The team was composed of 12 students with disabilities and welcomed 25 other athletes to support the special needs players as "buddies." The ...

Novice proves his place

Novice proves his place

Owen Campbell, Staff writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

Inspired by his father and his brother, freshman Connor Culp has been playing soccer since he was in seventh grade. According to his coaches, Culp works hard at practices and even plays for a club team outside of school in order to get a better understanding of the game. Culp came in at a tough spot...

Park drives golf team with fun

Park drives golf team with fun

Drew Daily and Bryce Frederick

November 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

After a pre-practice Chickfil-a run, Chan Park can be frequently seen with a wide smile on his face, and his putter in hand, according to junior teammate Johnny Carroll. Head coach Mike Wall attributed Park’s success to his great personality and calm demeanor, and his teammates agree. Park is recognized...

Sophomore’s serve slays

Sophomore’s serve slays

Emlyn Langlieb, Editor-in-chief

November 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

Sophomore Izzy Hodiste dedicated eight years of her life to softball, but decided to branch out to volleyball freshman year. “My arms were already pretty strong, so I started playing and then picked it up,” Hodiste said. Since then, she has become junior varsity volleyball captain and gained...

Senior sparks success

Senior sparks success

Giorgio Gayleard, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

Leading scorer and captain for the varsity field hockey team, senior Maggie Kelly has been playing field hockey for seven years. “I got into field hockey in the 5th grade because all of my friends had been playing it so I switched from soccer and really loved it,” Kelly said. Kelly scored three...

Sports degree in college doesn’t add up

Sports degree in college doesn’t add up

Patrick Fitzgerald, Sports editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports Column

A college’s star football player walks across the stage at graduation in the football stadium where they have spent dozens of Saturdays performing in front of thousands of fans. Their college life has come full circle, ending in the stadium where they envisioned their athletic dreams coming true. And...

Pan-American visit reaps bounties

Pan-American visit reaps bounties

Daniel Krugman, Sports Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Column

Stepping onto the all-dirt field for the first time I immediately noticed the thick lines of barbwire surrounding the lineless field with two iron goals at each end. At the time, while only thinking about the plethora of scenarios that a 15-year-old white American male could face while being alone in...

Positivity drives captain

Positivity drives captain

Doria Diacogiannis, Editor in Chief

March 17, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Sixteen years ago, senior Alli Hill, dressed in her Barbie tennis outfit, began playing her now-favorite sport. After four years of playing on the tennis team here, her personality on and off the court has made lasting impressions. “Alli is so bubbly and enthusiastic, and she’s really good...

Sharp intellect propels sophomore to victory

Sharp intellect propels sophomore to victory

Olivia Summons, Staff writer

March 17, 2017


Filed under Photo Gallery, Sports

Sophomore Karina Wang walks into the Baltimore Fencing Center in Columbia and puts on a black screened mask and her white fencing jacket, decorated in badges. Sword in hand, Wang is prepared to dominate her opponent. Just how does she size up against competitors? “She’s a lot better,” freshman Victor...

Yes, dressing for game day does make a difference

Bryce Frederick and Hyungsong Ko

February 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Tradition holds in the athletic program that, like in professional sports, varsity and junior varsity athletes sport dress attire on game days. After having to dress up for football, basketball, and baseball games in his first two years, junior Danny Beard can attest to what dress codes mean for an...