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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | October 28, 1999
Mount Hebron's Lauren Kickham, a two-time All-Metro first-team selection and last year's Howard County Player of the Year, will attend Duke next year on a lacrosse scholarship.Kickham, whose sister, Julie, is a senior at North Carolina, was a key reason the Vikings went 20-0 last year and earned their third straight state title. She finished the season with 55 goals and 31 assists, and had four goals and an assist in the state Class 1A-2A championship against Towson.Kickham will join former Mount Hebron goalie Kristen Foster at Duke, which finished 13-5 overall (1-2 ACC)
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By Katherine Dunn and Katherine Dunn,SUN STAFF | April 15, 2005
Megan Bosica grew up in the perfect environment for a lacrosse player. Living close to Mount Hebron High School, just about every child learned the game early on. "Growing up in this neighborhood, it was kind of like a no-brainer. It was like a tradition. The kids just gravitated toward lacrosse," said Buzz Bosica, who set up a lacrosse goal in the back yard for Megan and her older siblings, Michael and Maria. When his daughters were little, Buzz Bosica took them to watch a who's who of Mount Hebron stars from Cathy Nelson to Lauren Kickham to Kristen Waagbo.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | April 5, 1998
Annapolis coach Dave Gehrdes entered yesterday's Mount Hebron Tournament hoping to play the seventh-ranked Vikings in the championship.Having outscored its first six opponents, 101-15, including yesterday's first-round game, sixth-ranked Annapolis needed to play a competitive opponent. It got one.Mount Hebron, led by sophomore Lauren Kickham, played its most complete game of the season and dominated the Panthers, 14-7, for the title at Mount Hebron."We weren't prepared for a competitive game like this," said Gehrdes, whose team defeated Springfield of Philadelphia, 16-6, in the opener.
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By Katherine Dunn and Katherine Dunn,SUN STAFF | June 5, 2000
Player of the Year Lauren Kickham, Mount Hebron The two-time Howard County Player of the Year, Kickham led the Vikings to a second straight perfect season. Capped off by county and state titles, the Vikings stayed No. 1 all season and finished 19-0. She was the center of all of the Vikings' accomplishments. A highly-skilled and physically strong player, she could do it all. She not only led by her impressive statistics, but her work ethic and leadership skills were equally notable. With her in the lineup, the Vikings won four straight state and county titles and went 71-5.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | April 19, 1996
Soccer was Julie Kickham's life."It was everything to me," said the Mount Hebron senior.Kickham started playing soccer in fourth grade. She loved the game and played it well.Lacrosse?Never gave it a thought.Until, that is, when neighbor and friend Amy Fine told her about the summer lacrosse camp at Mount Hebron."I had never played before," said Kickham. "She told me to give it a shot and I did and it worked out pretty well."You could say that.Kickham attended the camp two months before her freshman year.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | May 20, 2000
In three state title game appearances at UMBC stadium, Mount Hebron lacrosse star Lauren Kickham hasn't known what losing feels like. Yesterday at UMBC, the 5-foot-11, Duke-bound senior All-Metro went a long way toward assuring that she never will. Kickham's team-high eight points (three goals, five assists) highlighted Mount Hebron's 20-8 Class 3A-2A-1A girls state semifinal rout of Hereford, the 49th straight win for the Vikings, who are 74-5 with her in the lineup. The Howard County champs got contributions from nine players, including Polly Purcell (four goals, three assists)
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June 16, 1996
The South defeated the North, 17-6, yesterday in the fourth annual U.S. Women's Lacrosse Association/STX North-South High School all-star Games at Anne Arundel Community College.Seven Maryland girls played for the South team. Jacque Weitzel (Garrison Forest) and Julie Kickham (Mount Hebron) each scored a goal, and Amy Brew (Annapolis) and Emily Hickman (Bryn Mawr) had two assists each.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | December 21, 1999
Mount Hebron celebrated its 52-40 victory last night at Centennial as if a great burden had been lifted from its shoulders. And with good reason."I started to cry," said Mount Hebron junior Erin Jaschik, who had 10 points and three blocked shots. "When you lose to the same team six times in a row, it's nine for the seniors, it's a great feeling when you finally beat them."Centennial had defeated Mount Hebron 10 straight times, including four in the postseason, dating back to the 1995-96 season.
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By STAN RAPPAPORT and STAN RAPPAPORT,SUN STAFF | October 6, 1995
Warren Michael coached the girls soccer team at Mount Hebron the last three years. He wishes the Vikings all the best.Except today.Jonathan Davis coached the girls junior varsity team at Atholton the last two years. He wishes those girls now on the Atholton varsity all the best.Except today.You see, Michael is now coaching at Atholton and Davis is now coaching the varsity at Mount Hebron. Today at Atholton, they meet for the first time since switching schools."The girls are really motivated," said Davis.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | April 11, 1996
Mount Hebron's players know St. Mary's is next on the schedule. But Roland Park is on their minds.The ninth-ranked Vikings (4-0) play fifth-ranked St. Mary's on Saturday in the Roland Park Invitational. No. 1 Roland Park and Henderson of West Chester, Pa., meet in the other game, with the winners playing for the championship."We've lost to them [Roland Park] the past two years [by one goal in both finals]," said Mount Hebron center Julie Kickham. "We have a good rivalry against them. The whole team is looking forward to having another shot."
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By RICK BELZ AND STAN RAPPAPORT | June 1, 2000
Player of the Year Lauren Kickham, Mount Hebron: Kickham "combines everything you would want in a player," said Mount Hebron coach Chris Robinson. "She has great skills, great in-season and out of season work habits. She not only leads by example on the field with her actions, but she's a true leader by being able to communicate with the rest of the team." A two-time All-American, Kickham led the top-ranked Vikings (19-0) in goals (67) and was second in assists (29), ground balls (116)
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | May 20, 2000
In three state title game appearances at UMBC stadium, Mount Hebron lacrosse star Lauren Kickham hasn't known what losing feels like. Yesterday at UMBC, the 5-foot-11, Duke-bound senior All-Metro went a long way toward assuring that she never will. Kickham's team-high eight points (three goals, five assists) highlighted Mount Hebron's 20-8 Class 3A-2A-1A girls state semifinal rout of Hereford, the 49th straight win for the Vikings, who are 74-5 with her in the lineup. The Howard County champs got contributions from nine players, including Polly Purcell (four goals, three assists)
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By Katherine Dunn and Katherine Dunn,SUN STAFF | April 1, 2000
After 30 days of practice, top-ranked Mount Hebron couldn't wait to get the season under way yesterday, but the Vikings took a while to hit their stride. In a game that featured five ties, the Vikings put together a five-goal, second-half spurt to pull away from No. 7 St. Mary's en route to a 10-8 victory at Weems Whelan Field in Annapolis. All-Metro midfielder Lauren Kickham scored three of her four goals, including the game-winner, during the run. Her last goal, with 9: 18 left, gave the Vikings the biggest lead of the game, 10-6.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | December 21, 1999
Mount Hebron celebrated its 52-40 victory last night at Centennial as if a great burden had been lifted from its shoulders. And with good reason."I started to cry," said Mount Hebron junior Erin Jaschik, who had 10 points and three blocked shots. "When you lose to the same team six times in a row, it's nine for the seniors, it's a great feeling when you finally beat them."Centennial had defeated Mount Hebron 10 straight times, including four in the postseason, dating back to the 1995-96 season.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | October 28, 1999
Mount Hebron's Lauren Kickham, a two-time All-Metro first-team selection and last year's Howard County Player of the Year, will attend Duke next year on a lacrosse scholarship.Kickham, whose sister, Julie, is a senior at North Carolina, was a key reason the Vikings went 20-0 last year and earned their third straight state title. She finished the season with 55 goals and 31 assists, and had four goals and an assist in the state Class 1A-2A championship against Towson.Kickham will join former Mount Hebron goalie Kristen Foster at Duke, which finished 13-5 overall (1-2 ACC)
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By Katherine Dunn and Katherine Dunn,SUN STAFF | May 22, 1999
Since April 3, No. 1-ranked Mount Hebron had not faced a team able to stay within 10 goals of it -- until last night.Ninth-ranked South River came within two goals several times in the second half, before the Vikings finished off a 9-6 victory in a Class 1A-2A state semifinal game last night at UMBC.The Vikings (19-0), who have won two straight titles and six in eight years, advanced to the championship game for the eighth straight time.They will meet the winner of this afternoon's other semifinal between No. 12 Towson and Edgewood at 8 p.m. Wednesday at UMBC.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | March 22, 1996
Julie Kickham will do anything to help Mount Hebron's girls lacrosse team.Even play offense.Kickham was Mount Hebron's best defensive player last year. But coach Chris Robinson has moved Kickham to center this season, one of many changes affecting the four-time defending state champions.The biggest change, of course, involves Robinson.After four years as an assistant, the first two coaching the junior varsity, Robinson takes over for P.J. Kesmodel, who began the Vikings' program in 1988. Kesmodel, a guidance counselor at Mount Hebron, retired after eight seasons with a 114-12 record, including four state, seven county and eight regional titles.
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By Katherine Dunn and Katherine Dunn,SUN STAFF | May 22, 1999
Since April 3, No. 1-ranked Mount Hebron had not faced a team able to stay within 10 goals of it -- until last night.Ninth-ranked South River came within two goals several times in the second half, before the Vikings finished off a 9-6 victory in a Class 1A-2A state semifinal game last night at UMBC.The Vikings (19-0), who have won two straight titles and six in eight years, advanced to the championship game for the eighth straight time.They will meet the winner of this afternoon's other semifinal between No. 12 Towson and Edgewood at 8 p.m. Wednesday at UMBC.
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By Stan Rappaport and Stan Rappaport,SUN STAFF | March 4, 1999
Another chance.That's what Mount Hebron gets at 7 p.m. today, when the Vikings visit 13th-ranked Centennial in a Class 2A South region semifinal game."
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