Friday, May 10, 2013
The first round of the state championship softball tournament was played Thursday afternoon.
Round one of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association softball tournament is behind us and only one team remains standing. The Loch Raven Raiders (No. 6) travel to Lake Clifton (No. 3) this weekend after a first-round bye. Parkville (No. 5) lost a in a 14-5 upset to Towson (No. 12) Thursday afternoon while Overlea (No. 10) fell to Pikesville (No. 7) 12-2, according to brackets posted on the MPSSAA website. Play begins in the state baseball tournament this afternoon and continues in the boys and girls lacrosse tournaments where, just as in softball, only Loch Raven remains in competition.
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 …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Seven county schools qualify for the MPSSAA playoffs, which gets underway this weekend with the regional quarterfinals.
The field is set and the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) football playoffs get underway this Friday and Saturday with the regional quarterfinals. Baltimore County is well represented, with seven area schools making the postseason. The playoffs conclude on Dec. 2-3 with the state championship games at M&T Bank Stadium. The Class 4A finals is set for 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 2; Class 1A will play at noon on Dec. 3, followed by the Class 2A finals at 3:30 p.m and the Class 3A state finals at 7 p.m. Here are the regional quarterfinals games involving Baltimore County schools. The complete playoff matchups can be found on the MPSSAA website. 4A North No. 4 Perry Hall (8-2) at No. 1 Poly (10-0), 7 p.m. Friday No. 3 …