The Griffin

Exceeding expectations

Exceeding expectations

Mykayla Milchling, Staff writer

November 17, 2016

Her coach calls sophomore outside hitter McKenzie Weller a smart player. “She isn’t always about making the flashy play, she is always thinking about what she can to do win the point,” junior varsity volleyball head coach Chelsea Mead said. Even against their toughest opponent, Hereford, Weller...

Song smashes to victory

Song smashes to victory

Grace Gary, Staff writer

November 17, 2016

Senior Amanda Song first picked up a badminton racket her freshman year. Now a captain, Song has led the varsity badminton team to an undefeated season and a team county championship. She attributes her progress these past four years to constructive practice. “Because I was playing people that were...

Lions Notebook: Fall Season Wrap-up

Senior midfielder Claire Podles eludes a defender from Owings Mills.

Meera Rothman, Editor-in-chief

November 16, 2016

Varsity football (5-4): After finishing with a winning record for the first time since 2004, the Lions finished 5-4 but did not qualify for the playoffs. “Even though we ended with a winning record, it feels like we came up so short, because we were just one play away from making school history,”...

Field hockey moves on to play in state semifinal Nov. 9

(From left to right) Seniors goalie Alli Hill, attackmen Megan Proefrock and Emma Klein, midfielder Claire Podles, defenseman Brooke Weiner, and attackman Kiley Bolonda

Sophie Bates, Editor in chief

November 3, 2016

  The varsity field hockey team won 1-0 in the MPSSAA North Region championship against Old Mill Nov. 2. The team will play in the state semifinals Nov. 9 against South River at Paint Branch High School at 7 p.m.

Field hockey advances

Junior midfielder Maggie Kelly goes for a hit in the MPSSAA  regional semifinal game Oct. 31. The team went on to win 3-1 against Catonsville.

Sophie Bates, Editor in chief

November 2, 2016

    The varsity field hockey team won their MPSSAA regional semifinal game against Catonsville 3-1 Oct. 31. The advanced to play in the regional championship against Old Mill Nov. 2 at 3:30 p.m. The game will take place here, and students are encouraged to 'black out' and wear all...

Badminton brings in the gold

(From left to right) Freshman Nicolette Samek and senior Ari Wu pose with the Mixed Double scoreboard after winning gold in the tournament Oct. 29 at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology.

Sophie Bates, Editor in chief

November 1, 2016

Quarterback vies for national athlete of the week

Quarterback vies for national athlete of the week

Sophie Bates, Editor in chief

September 21, 2016

Junior Ty Woodard is in the running to win the National Athlete of the Week award for the week of Sept 19. The survey is conducted by Varsity Views and as of Sept 20, Woodard is taking the lead among the five other athletes from across the country. These athletes, all football players, come from schools...