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April 30, 2003
On April 29, 2003; MARIE C. (nee Hilbinger); beloved wife of the late Anthony N. Porcella; devoted mother of Carolyn Ziolkowski, Mary Frances Bock and Frederick Porcella; loving sister of Catherine Wheattley. Also, survived by six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schimunek Funeral Home, Inc., 9705 Belair Road (Perry Hall) on Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM, where Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 10 AM. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
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By Sports Digest | February 18, 2010
Krystin Porcella , a former U.S. Under-19 women's lacrosse assistant coach and the current head coach at John Carroll, will be head coach for the U.S. U-19 team that will compete in the 2011 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship in Gottingen, Germany. Porcella was an assistant for the 2007 U.S. team that won the International Federation of Women's Lacrosse Associations World Championship in Ontario. At John Carroll, Porcella won the 2007 and 2008 Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland conference championships and earned Coach of the Year honors both seasons.
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By Mark Hoeflich and Mark Hoeflich,Special to The Sun | February 13, 1994
Krystin Porcella, point guard for John Carroll's girls basketball team, has saved her best season for last. And it has come when the Patriots needed it most.John Carroll lost four starters from a year ago, with Porcella the only holdover starter on a team with little experience and size.Porcella has had to work harder and do a lot more things, but she isn't backing down from the challenge.Porcella's 18.1 scoring average is her career high and ranks her among the area's leaders. Her averages for assists (5.1)
NEWS
June 8, 2008
GIRLS LACROSSE Player of the Year Allyson Carey John Carroll When it came to winning possession, no one did it better than Carey. She controlled 74 draws - an average of four per game - to give the Patriots an advantage right from the first whistle. Her dominance in the midfield was a major reason behind the Patriots going 18-0, winning their second straight Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship and finishing with the No. 1 ranking. A two-time All-Metro selection, the senior also played a key role on attack with 52 goals and 37 assists, as well as on defense where she could come up with a caused turnover and spark the Patriots' transition game.
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By KATHERINE DUNN and KATHERINE DUNN,SUN STAFF | November 15, 1999
The sign on the fence at yesterday's Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland soccer championships urged No. 1 John Carroll to "Make it 3" -- not three titles but three straight wins over No. 2 McDonogh.The Patriots complied.In an otherwise even game, Kourtney Porcella's goal early in the second half boosted the Patriots, the 13th-ranked team in the nation, past McDonogh, 1-0, for the first IAAM A Division soccer championship at Towson University."We wanted this more than anything," said Patriots All-Metro senior Jen Biscoe, who played another superb game in the midfield.
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By Bill Free and Bill Free,SUN STAFF | October 17, 1997
With John Carroll products Krystin Porcella and Amy Goetzinger leading the way, the Loyola College women's soccer team has turned its season around with a 7-1-2 streak and has a 9-4-2 record overall.Loyola's only loss in its past 10 games was a 2-1 setback at No. 6 Virginia Wednesday.Porcella, a senior midfielder, leads the team in scoring with five goals and five assists and Goetzinger, a sophomore defender, has contributed three goals in the last six games.Goetzinger scored the game-winner in last Saturday's 1-0 victory over Canisius on the road.
NEWS
June 4, 2008
Coach of the year Krystin Porcella John Carroll The Patriots' second-year head coach guided her team to one of the most difficult accomplishments in local girls lacrosse - repeat championships in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference. Not only did the Patriots win and finish No. 1, but they also went unbeaten at 18-0, a rare feat in the A Conference. Porcella certainly had an abundance of talent, but her deft management of that talent as well as strategic game plans against nearly all of the area's toughest teams had just as much to do with the second title.
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By Cassandra A. Fortin and Cassandra A. Fortin,special to the sun | January 21, 2007
A barrage of yellow foam flew towards Gavin Zorbach. He jumped over two balls that were hurled at his feet, and caught a third one spiraling toward his stomach. When all six of the balls were on his side of the court, he picked one up to retaliate. Winding his arm back, he flung one of the balls across the gymnasium. A hit! His opponent left the court. "I enjoy the intensity and aggression of this game," said Zorbach, 24, of Bel Air, after the game was over. "It's a great tension reliever.
NEWS
June 8, 2008
GIRLS LACROSSE Player of the Year Allyson Carey John Carroll When it came to winning possession, no one did it better than Carey. She controlled 74 draws - an average of four per game - to give the Patriots an advantage right from the first whistle. Her dominance in the midfield was a major reason behind the Patriots going 18-0, winning their second straight Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship and finishing with the No. 1 ranking. A two-time All-Metro selection, the senior also played a key role on attack with 52 goals and 37 assists, as well as on defense where she could come up with a caused turnover and spark the Patriots' transition game.
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By Katherine Dunn and Katherine Dunn,Staff writer | October 13, 1992
St. Mary's striker Mo McDonough had hoped finally to win a game at John Carroll before she graduated. But yesterday, she and her No. 7 Saints had to settle for a 1-1 tie with perennial Catholic League nemesis John Carroll."
NEWS
June 4, 2008
Coach of the year Krystin Porcella John Carroll The Patriots' second-year head coach guided her team to one of the most difficult accomplishments in local girls lacrosse - repeat championships in the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference. Not only did the Patriots win and finish No. 1, but they also went unbeaten at 18-0, a rare feat in the A Conference. Porcella certainly had an abundance of talent, but her deft management of that talent as well as strategic game plans against nearly all of the area's toughest teams had just as much to do with the second title.
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By Cassandra A. Fortin and Cassandra A. Fortin,special to the sun | January 21, 2007
A barrage of yellow foam flew towards Gavin Zorbach. He jumped over two balls that were hurled at his feet, and caught a third one spiraling toward his stomach. When all six of the balls were on his side of the court, he picked one up to retaliate. Winding his arm back, he flung one of the balls across the gymnasium. A hit! His opponent left the court. "I enjoy the intensity and aggression of this game," said Zorbach, 24, of Bel Air, after the game was over. "It's a great tension reliever.
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By Katherine Dunn and Katherine Dunn,SUN STAFF | May 8, 2003
Glance through the NCAA women's lacrosse statistics for Division I field defenders, and you won't find any Loyola players ranked among the top 20 in the nation. However, glance at the NCAA stats for team defense, and you will find the No. 1 Greyhounds high on the list. Loyola ranks second in the nation in scoring defense, allowing just 6.5 goals a game, and second in caused turnovers with 15.19 a game. The Greyhounds have caused 243 turnovers this season - tied with Georgetown for the most in the nation.
NEWS
April 30, 2003
On April 29, 2003; MARIE C. (nee Hilbinger); beloved wife of the late Anthony N. Porcella; devoted mother of Carolyn Ziolkowski, Mary Frances Bock and Frederick Porcella; loving sister of Catherine Wheattley. Also, survived by six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schimunek Funeral Home, Inc., 9705 Belair Road (Perry Hall) on Wednesday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM, where Funeral Services will be held on Thursday at 10 AM. Interment Gardens of Faith Cemetery.
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By KATHERINE DUNN and KATHERINE DUNN,SUN STAFF | November 15, 1999
The sign on the fence at yesterday's Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland soccer championships urged No. 1 John Carroll to "Make it 3" -- not three titles but three straight wins over No. 2 McDonogh.The Patriots complied.In an otherwise even game, Kourtney Porcella's goal early in the second half boosted the Patriots, the 13th-ranked team in the nation, past McDonogh, 1-0, for the first IAAM A Division soccer championship at Towson University."We wanted this more than anything," said Patriots All-Metro senior Jen Biscoe, who played another superb game in the midfield.
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,SUN STAFF | October 21, 1998
Top-ranked John Carroll was busy celebrating while many of the visiting St. Mary's players sat on the field in disbelief.If there was ever a perfect microcosm of how two teams' seasons have unfolded, it took place yesterday afternoon in Bel Air when junior Kourtney Porcella scored with 10 seconds left to provide the Patriots with a 2-1 win over the Saints.For the Patriots, who improved to 12-1 overall and 9-1 in the Catholic League, it was more opportunistic play turning into a positive result.
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,SUN STAFF | October 21, 1998
Top-ranked John Carroll was busy celebrating while many of the visiting St. Mary's players sat on the field in disbelief.If there was ever a perfect microcosm of how two teams' seasons have unfolded, it took place yesterday afternoon in Bel Air when junior Kourtney Porcella scored with 10 seconds left to provide the Patriots with a 2-1 win over the Saints.For the Patriots, who improved to 12-1 overall and 9-1 in the Catholic League, it was more opportunistic play turning into a positive result.
NEWS
By Katherine Dunn and Katherine Dunn,Staff writer | December 8, 1991
No one can be sure how many teams will make a run at the Harford County girls basketball title. But it's not too hard to figure out whichplayers will dominate the league.Although there is sure to be a surprise or two, here are the preseason picks for the top 10 players in the league.Shannon Bracken (5-11, sr., F) North Harford -- Bracken drew little attention last year although she was a key factor in the Hawks' solid inside game. A consistent "small" forward, she averaged 10.2 points but also had a lot of key rebounds.
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,SUN STAFF | September 18, 1998
In an upset-filled early season that has had the metro poll in weekly shambles, only one team -- John Carroll -- has been able to stay on course.Playing their first game after claiming the top spot earlier in the week, the Patriots certainly looked right for the part yesterday, coming away with a convincing 6-0 win over No. 13-ranked Archbishop Spalding in Severn.Six Patriots scored, and John Carroll dominated from the kickoff. Kourtney Porcella's goal in the game's third minute started the Patriots' run to a 6-0 record overall and 4-0 in the Catholic League.
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