November 26, 1990
St. Mary's guard-forward Laura Coakley has signed a letter of intent to attend Wake Forest on a basketball scholarship, said St. Mary's coach Carmine Blades.Coakley signed Wednesday, the day the early signing period ended.Coakley, 6 feet, averaged 19.2 points and 9.2 rebounds in leading the Saints to a 23-6 record last season. She was a first-team All-Metro selection last season and was named by Street & Smith's magazine as one of the East Coast's top players this season. She also has been a first-team All-Metro soccer player the past two seasons.
December 15, 1994
Broadneck's Jason Smith, one of the area's top all-around athletes, has verbally committed to play football at Rutgers next fall.Smith, a 6-foot-2, 170-pound receiver, made his decision yesterday, choosing the Scarlet Knights over Boston College and Nebraska."
March 5, 1997
Former Oakland Mills football coach Steve Matters called Chet Gee "the best of the best."If the former Scorpions athlete wasn't the best, he was close to it.Gee, 36, died in an automobile accident Feb. 28, and a moving memorial service was held for him yesterday at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center.Numerous friends and relatives hailed Gee for his generosity, his infectious smile, his leadership and charismatic personality.Gee quarterbacked Oakland Mills to its first Howard County football championship in 1979, and a 10-1 season.
March 21, 2001
As much as the crack of a bat has been an annual rite of spring, so, too, has been the tidal wave-like might of Archbishop Spalding. Like the waves that consistently batter the shores, the two-time defending Independent Schools state champion Cavaliers simply reload year after year in their quest to be the premier softball program in the state. Although Archbishop Spalding graduated seven players from last season's 27-0 squad, coach Linda Taylor has a solid foundation built around the pitching prowess of junior right-hander and All-Metro Player of the Year Jessica Saunders (17-0, 0.27 ERA and 200 strikeouts)
September 2, 1999
PLAYERS TO WATCHSteve Althoff, D, Archbishop CurleyThe 6-foot-1, 190-pound senior sweeper used his intimidating physical presence, agility and powerful foot to help the Friars record a school-record 17 shutouts and hold opponents to five goals. He was first-team All-State and All-Metro.Chris Borcik, F, FranklinThe 5-11, 175-pound junior is a physical player with a quick shot who scored 19 goals and had six assists last fall. The second-team All-Metro and honorable-mention All-State player led his team to a county title and the regional finals.
March 19, 2009
players to watch BRETT BAER * Westminster, defense * Widely regarded as the best defenseman in Carroll County, the senior also is turning heads statewide, earning recognition as second-team All-State on the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association preseason team. HARRISON CHAIRES * Centennial, attack * The senior can score in bunches. He produced 62 goals and 30 assists in leading the Eagles to the Class 3A-2A state semifinals last spring. PATRICK FANSHAW * Calvert Hall, midfield-attack * The versatile senior brings creativity and a determined approach wherever he plays.