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Brothers’ comradery encourages competitive atmosphere

Brothers’ comradery encourages competitive atmosphere

Johnny Carroll, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Men’s basketball head coach Matt Lochte has coached several Division I athletes during his 14-year tenure at Dulaney. Despite this, Lochte referred to senior Josh Cornish, without hesitation, as one of the best leaders he’s ever coached. Josh, one of two Cornish’s on the team, transferred here...

Passionately pink for the cure

Owen Campbell, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

The week leading up to Jan. 12 was flooded with pink in anticipation for the women’s basketball program’s tenth annual Think Pink game, honoring former Director of Athletics Mike Lafferty’s wife. Coordinated by women’s basketball, cheerleading and Student Government, all proceeds surrounding...

Men’s basketball on track to electrify

Men's basketball on track to electrify

Johnny Carroll and Brian Ellis

December 8, 2017

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

photo from montage used at memorial

Maria Eberhart and Owen Campbell

November 28, 2017

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

JUNIOR CHASE DOUGLAS and freshman Larissa Maits run out of the gates at pep rally Oct. 13.

Nina D’addario and Will Behm

November 22, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...