Monday, May 13, 2013
Loch Raven High School also has baseball and softball teams in competition in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association postseason.
Things are heating up as local high school teams vie for Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association state championships baseball, lacrosse and softball. Baseball Both Overlea High and Loch Raven have teams competing for the state championship, albeit in different classes. In Class 1A ball, Overlea (No. 5) beat Bluford Drew Jemison-Civitas (No. 12) in a 13-3 rout Friday. The Falcons move on to play at Pikesville (No. 4) this afternoon. A victory would see them play the winner of a Bohemia Manor/Western match-up later this week. Over in Class 2A, Loch Raven (No. 1) takes on Carver (No. 8) Monday afternoon at home following a first-round bye. A victory would see them play the winner of a Lake Clifton/Owings Mills contest with home…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Play continues in the MPSSAA girls basketball state championship tournaments on Wednesday.
Three local schools had girl's teams take the court for the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association basketball championship tournament. After two rounds of play, only one of those teams remains. The Loch Raven Raiders, who won 62-59 in their home contest against Edmondson/Westside Monday night, will play again on Wednesday night when the third round of the tournament begins, according to the MPSSAA website. Loch Raven (No. 4) travels to Randallstown for third round play; if Loch Raven wins, they'll take on the winner of a game between Owings Mills (No. 2) and Chesapeake (No. 3) this weekend. Parkville High School's Knights made it to the second round of the tournament with an upset victory over Towson this past weekend, but …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association is launching a new initiative to teach parents, coaches and students the ins and outs of college athletics.
The state's governing body of high school athletics is striving to make the transition to college easier on student-athletes. The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association has put together a program to help families and schools better understand the process of college recruiting and eligibility. The service is provided through The Recruiting Education Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization. "We are happy to provide this informational program to our student-athletes and their families at no cost," MPSSAA Executive Director Ned Sparks said in a news release. "We highly encourage anyone who has aspirations of playing sports in college to watch this webinar. It is an outstanding first step in properly educating parents and …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
The varsity boys Knights basketball advanced to 10-6 after beating Dulaney.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
New Town played all season with an ineligible player, so the team has been forced to vacate all 10 of its wins.
An ineligible student athlete was allowed to play football all season at New Town High School in an administrative gaffe committed by school officials that is "very, very rare," the MPSSAA's executive director said. The team must forfeit its entire season -- one in which the Titans went 10-1 -- and will not participate in the MPSSAA Class 1A North Final. New Town had beat Northwestern 40-12 in a semifinal game last week and was slated to play Overlea Friday. All of that has been wiped away because a player on the New Town roster had exhausted all of his years of high school sports eligibility, said Ned Sparks, executive director of the state's governing body for high school athletics. There is no appeals process, Sparks said. The verdict …