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By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,Staff writer | March 3, 1991
Howard County enjoyed its most prestigious weekend in girls basketball history, as the county sent four teams -- Mount Hebron, Oakland Mills, Howard and Glenelg -- to regional championship games yesterday.Top-seeded Mount Hebron, fresh off securing its 11th county title in 13 seasons under Coach Dave Greenberg, beat Hammond, 63-37 in Thursday's Class 2A Region II semifinal, setting up a regional title match last night against visiting Towson (Baltimore County).Top-seeded Oakland Mills and second-seeded Howard, which finishedsecond and third in the county, advanced to a Class 3A Region I final showdown last night at Oakland Mills.
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By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,Staff writer | March 6, 1991
Thirty-six seconds stood between the Oakland Mills girls basketball team and its first state tournament berth, and Teresa Waters was worried.Waters, the Scorpions' coach, had good reason. Oakland Mills was clinging to a 61-59 lead over visiting Howard in Saturday's Class3A Region I title game, when Mia Dammen was whistled for her fifth foul with 36 seconds left.Oakland Mills had come this far, remarkably, without point guard Stefanie Magro, who had been rushed to Howard County General Hospitalwith severe abdominal pains six hours before game time.
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By Rick Belz and Rick Belz,Staff writer | October 14, 1990
Oakland Mills girls soccer program has a lot going for it this year.The Scorpions have great tradition and super athletes. And Tuesday they won their second crucial victory over a top county opponent within five days.Oakland Mills (5-2), gunning for its fifth straight county championship this year, ended Hammond's 11-game unbeaten string with a 1-0 victory on sophomore forward Tyann Blissett's goal in the 39th minute.Hammond (6-1), the defending Class 2A state champion, dominated almost the entire first half, but just couldn't put the ball in the net.Then, with less than a minute to play in the half, Oakland Mills got a lucky break on a substitution.
SPORTS
By Gary Lambrecht | March 3, 1991
Third-ranked Oakland Mills went into last night's Class 3A, Region I girls basketball final against visiting Howard without a key weapon in senior point guard Stefanie Magro, but senior guards Katrina Overton and Suzanne Willis stepped forward in her place to lead the Scorpions to a 62-60 victory.Willis scored a team-high 14 points, including two crucial free throws with 47 seconds left. Overton followed by making a foul shot with 11 seconds left to clinch the victory that sent Oakland Mills (22-2)
SPORTS
By Rich Scherr | January 19, 1991
No. 3 Oakland Mills' 43-42 victory over visiting and No. 2 Mount Hebron last night was anything but pretty.An estimated crowd of 450 saw errant passing and poor shooting by both teams, as the Scorpions (11-0, 3-0) beat the Vikings (8-3, 2-1) for the first time in seven years to claim at least a share of first place in the Howard County League."We played terrible," Oakland Mills coach Teresa Waters said. "We didn't execute at all. We ran our game plan maybe three or four minutes the entire game.
NEWS
By Roch Eric Kubatko and Roch Eric Kubatko,Staff writer | November 19, 1990
Even in it's most comfortable environment, the Severna Park girls soccer team found itself treading on unfamiliar ground Saturday afternoon.The top-seeded Falcons trailed Oakland Mills, 1-0, early in the second half of the 4A-3A state final at Arundel High. It marked the first time all season that the two-time defending state champions were scored upon first.Severna Park coach Joyce Stefancik was curious to see how her players, accustomed as they are to being at the head of any score, would react to second-class status.
SPORTS
March 17, 1991
Melissa Cuneo, Set. Keough, Sr., G-F On a team that lost its starting frontcourt from last season to graduation, Cuneo emerged as the Gators' most complete player. A guard-forward, Cuneo averaged 14.2 points and 7.3 rebounds for the Catholic League champions. She also led the Gators with 35 blocked shots. "If someone stopped her from scoring, she picked up her game and contributed more in other areas," coach Trish Cook said. Cuneo is being recruited by Towson State and Mount St. Mary's.Mia Dammen, Oakland Mills, Sr., G Stealing the ball and taking it in for a layup was Dammen's forte.
NEWS
By Gary Lambrecht and Gary Lambrecht,Staff writer | March 13, 1991
Christine Copeland, the 5-foot-10 Oakland Mills senior who has put "power" into her forward position all season, met her match Saturday.Then again, all of the Scorpions shared in Copeland's misfortune, as their 60-42 whipping by a taller, quicker, deeper DuVal (Prince George's County) team in the 3A girls basketball state title game indicated.Copeland, though, was dealt the toughest matchup on the floor -- 6-3 DuVal center Cheri Douglas. And after Douglas had posted an 18-point, nine-rebound effort (both game highs)
SPORTS
By Mike Farabaugh | January 21, 1991
It's hard to imagine No. 1-ranked Dunbar shot poorly (31 of 89) and still defeated Annapolis, 80-61, Saturday night at Annapolis.The Poets (15-1) were led by Keith Alexander's 23 points. Michael Lloyd had 21, Donta Bright 15 and Keith Booth 13. More important, Alexander, Bright and Booth combined for 34 rebounds as the Poets held a 55-29 edge in rebounding.Dennis Edwards, a recent victim of flu, led Annapolis (11-2) with 21 points, but played infrequently after scoring 11 points in the first quarter.
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