March 8, 2006
Jenna Rykiel, Glen Burnie SPORT Basketball GIRLS STATS -- Rykiel averaged only 4.5 points per game, but the point guard dished out 4.2 assists. The junior was a leader on a young team that went 8-15, and Glen Burnie girls basketball coach Dan Mangum said she "is like a coach on the floor." SIDELINES -- A three-sport athlete, Rykiel also plays varsity volleyball and lacrosse and maintains a weighted 4.63 grade point average while taking Advanced Placement courses. The captain of the basketball team, Rykiel is also a member of the dance club, works part-time as a hostess and is involved in volunteer work at her church.
March 1, 2006
Stu Grantham, Century SPORT WRESTLING BOYS STATS -- Wrestling in the 171-pound weight class, Grantham (29-9 prior to regionals) finished third at the recent Carroll County tournament and entered last weekend's regional meet as a No. 6 seed. SIDELINES -- A private in the Maryland Army National Guard, the senior is scheduled to depart for boot camp in Fort Sill, Okla., in July. He hopes to eventually make a career as an officer in the Army. Another goal is to someday become an educator.