June 8, 2010
Two pitchers from The Baltimore Sun's 2007 All-Metro first team were selected on the second day of the MLB first-year player draft. The New York Mets picked University of Maryland left-handed pitcher Adam Kolarek (Catonsville), who was 1-4 with a 6.06 ERA and one save in 13 games this season, in the 11th round (332nd overall). He also batted .214 with two home runs and seven RBIs during his junior year for the Terps. Kolarek, 21, also received All-Metro first-team honors in 2006.
December 9, 2000
The Baltimore Sun's fall 2000 All-Metro section will run Monday. It will feature the area's best athletes in football, boys soccer, girls soccer, field hockey, cross country and volleyball.
June 5, 2000
Player of the Year Gavin Floyd, Mount St. Joseph Floyd, a 6-foot-5, 195-pound right-hander with a 90-plus mph fastball, is "the best we've ever had," said coach Dave Norton. Floyd, a junior and one of three to repeat on the All-Metro first team, led the area in wins, going 12-2. But he also made major contributions with his bat to lead the Gaels into the MIAA A Conference finals. Floyd batted .383 (41-for-107) with seven homers and led his team in RBIS (42) and doubles (11). On the mound, he posted a 1.02 ERA in 82 2/3 innings with 103 strikeouts, 26 walks and gave up just 36 hits with only four (three doubles, one triple)