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By Ed McDonough and Ed McDonough,Staff writer | May 22, 1991
If Friday's preliminary bout was any indication, this weekend's Morningstar-White Round II should be a dandy.And, if Friday's meetingbetween Milford Mill and Francis Scott Key was any indication, this weekend's state Class 1A boys meet could be a barn-burner, too.The state track meet is on tap this weekend at Western Maryland College, and county teams and athletes figure to be involved in some interesting battles.Westminster's Stephanie Morningstar, the defending state champion at 800, 1,600 and 3,200 meters, was swept in those three races by Dulaney (Baltimore County)
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By Jeff Seidel, For The Baltimore Sun | August 7, 2014
The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association confirmed Thursday it is planning to return the cross country state championship meet to Hereford this year. Construction at the school forced last year's title meet to be moved to McDaniel College in Carroll County. MPSSAA executive director Ned Sparks said Thursday that construction seems to be progressing well, and Hereford has given tentative assurances that everything's going to be ready for the Nov. 8 event. Sparks said the final decision will come in early September although it's on the MPSSAA's cross country bulletin that the state title meet is going back to Hereford.
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By Glenn P. Graham and Glenn P. Graham,Staff Writer | May 20, 1992
The state's best track and field athletes will converge on Westminster High starting tomorrow afternoon.With the Western Maryland College stadium unavailable because of graduation, the Maryland Public Secondary School Athletic Association decided to keep the state track and field championships in the neighborhood.Westminster High coach Bill Hill offered, and the MPSSAA accepted.But a little of the luster will be tarnished for the Owls, who have lost two of their top runners for violations of school policy.
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By Jeff Seidel, For The Baltimore Sun | February 17, 2014
LANDOVER - The Pikesville and Western Tech girls each created their own bits of history at Monday's indoor track state championship meet. Pikesville scored 18 points in the final two events to edge out Manchester Valley and capture its first Class 1A state title. No. 9 Western Tech won the Class 2A crown in its first year in the division in the meet at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex. The Class 3A and 4A parts of the state meet are scheduled for 4 p.m. today, also at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex - weather permitting.
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Staff Writer | May 20, 1992
WESTMINSTER -- Stephanie Morningstar and Dion Stanton, track standouts at Westminster High, have been suspended from the team and will not participate in the state meet this weekend for disciplinary reasons."
NEWS
By Ed McDonough | November 13, 1991
Back in 1987, the Francis Scott Key boys cross country team was primed for a state title, coming off a second-place finish in the previous year's state meet and with several important runners returning.But the state cross country committee dealt a fatal blow to those hopes, combining the Class A and B meets (known as 1A and 2A) into one event. Key finished back in the pack that year, and the squad didn't even have enough members for a full team for several years.Jim Bullock brought the Eagles back with a vengeance, though, andthe squad earned the Class 1A boys title last year.
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By Paul McMullen and Paul McMullen,SUN REPORTER | May 24, 2007
In August 2004, Michelle Newman tried out for the volleyball team at Eastern Technical High by day and cooled off in front of the television by night, watching the Athens Olympics. Having played recreational basketball, soccer and softball, and impressed by the events at Olympic Stadium, Newman made a mental note to try track and field in spring 2005, at the end of her freshman year. Two years later, Newman, now a junior, is one of the best horizontal jumpers the Baltimore area has ever seen.
NEWS
December 5, 2007
0 Number of times Mount St. Joseph's Duane Parker lost in his events - the 300 meters, triple and long jumps - last year. 1 Team championships Seton Keough has won. The Gators won their first Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland title last winter, edging out McDonogh. 3 Points the Digital Harbor girls trailed by heading into the final event of last year's Class 2A-1A state meet. The Rams won that last event (the 1,600-meter relay) to capture the state crown. 26 Points that Torrie Saunders and Jessica Tongue of Annapolis combined to score at the Class 3A-2A state meet.
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By Rick Belz | November 16, 1995
The boysRunner of the Year: Steve Petro, Oakland MillsCoach of the Year: Charlie Shoemaker, Wilde LakeName .. .. .. .. .. .. School .. .. Yr.Steve Petro . .. .. .. O. Mills ... Sr.Faisal Hasan ... .. .. W. Lake . .. Sr.Mike French . .. .. .. Cent. ... .. Sr.Zach Tropf .. .. .. .. Atholton ... Sr.Michael Brosenne .. .. W. Lake . .. Sr.Jeff Miner .. .. .. .. Howard .. .. Jr.Jeff Olenick ... .. .. Cent. ... .. Jr.Runner of the YearSteve Petro, Oakland Mills, Sr.: Won nine straight races and lost only twice; county champ (15:58)
NEWS
September 3, 2008
Graham Bazell Atholton * The senior might be the area's top runner, and he has motivation. After a standout regular season last year, Bazell stumbled a bit at the end and took third in the Class 3A state meet. Andrew Finlayson Severna Park * Finlayson will be an anchor for the Falcons. Always consistent in the big races, the senior finished seventh in the Class 4A state meet last year. Mike Glassman Loch Raven * His strong performance at the Baltimore County meet helped the Raiders shock everyone by winning the team title.
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Baltimore Sun Media Group | November 10, 2013
Dulaney's Isabel Griffith and the No. 2 Hereford girls team led a strong Baltimore County showing in the state cross country championships Saturday at McDaniel College. The Hereford girls won their third state title in four years. The Bulls moved down to Class 2A this year and finished with 73 points to beat out Poolesville (102). Sarah Coffey's second-place finish led Hereford. Erin Causey (12th), Lacey Brown (18th), Alicia Kozlowski (21st) and Emily Causey (26th) also gave the Bulls points.
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By Alexander Pyles and The Baltimore Sun | October 24, 2013
The golf course at McDaniel College will host a different kind of athlete next month when the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association holds its cross country state championship meet there on Nov. 9. The meet, usually held at Hereford, had to be moved this year because of construction at the school. The MPSSAA reached a preliminary agreement with McDaniel in August and finalized the deal this month. McDaniel hosted the state championship in 1991 and 1992 when construction was also ongoing at Hereford, but otherwise the state meet has been held at the Baltimore County school every year since 1980.
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By Seth Boster and The Baltimore Sun | July 12, 2013
For only the third time since 1980, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association state championships for cross country will not take place at Hereford this fall. In a phone call Friday afternoon, MPSSAA executive director Ned Sparks said he received an email last week from Hereford saying that the well-reputed three-mile course on the school's rural Parkton campus was being affected by ongoing school construction. "They held out as long as they could, and they thought that they might be able to pull it off, but they just said, 'Hey, at this time, in the interest of fairness, we're gonna pull the plug now, so we can make alternate plans rather than wait a week or two before," Sparks said.
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By Jeff Seidel, For The Baltimore Sun | May 24, 2013
Hammond's Jermika Miller had long wanted to win a state title. The triple jumper finally got one Friday - in her last high school meet. Miller won her event in Class 3A at the state championship meet at Morgan State on a day that featured weather more suited for football than track. The senior turned in her second-best jump of the season to win on the first day of competition for Class 3A and 4A schools. The No. 6 Digital Harbor boys lead in Class 3A (23 points), thanks to a win from Michael Francis in the long jump and Corey Mendez's second-place effort in the high jump.
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By Jeff Seidel, For The Baltimore Sun | May 23, 2013
The top-ranked Century boys have been solid all season and got off to a strong start on the rain-filled first day of the state track and field championships Thursday at Morgan State. Century finished the first day - which has events for Class 1A and 2A schools - in first place with 55 points. The Knights have a comfortable lead over Oakdale (28), from Frederick County, in the Class 2A division. Julian Woods and Jake Stefanick each gave the Knights a victory. Woods took first in the long jump (22 feet, 3.25 inches)
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May 14, 2013
The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Monday. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Volleyball The Columbia Volleyball Club 13U Eagles won the silver medal at the NVVA 13s May Day Tournament on May 5 in Sterling, Va. Members of the team are: Lisa Zoch, Camille Johnson, Emily Przybyla, Alexa Welch, Madeline Winters, Melissa Bonzelet, Catherine Ott, Valerie Odonkor, Tomiwa Sobande and Kennedi Holloway.
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By Jeff Seidel and Jeff Seidel,Special To The Sun | May 6, 2008
An incident involving Atholton wheelchair athlete Tatyana McFadden last weekend has again raised questions about her competing with able-bodied athletes in track meets. McFadden was in a heat of the 200-meter race at the Howard County Track Classic on Saturday when she collided with Bishop McNamara's Monica Mason moments after the race ended. Mason had turned to her left to go to the infield and collided with McFadden in her lane. "Tatyana was devastated about it," said her mother, Deborah McFadden.
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By Team chosen and capsules compiled by Bill Blewett | June 1, 1997
BoysPerformer of the YearPaul Ledebur, Harford Tech, senior: His school has no track and only a half-dozen hurdles, so at times, Ledebur has had to practice on the sidewalk. "He has done a fabulous job of getting around that obstacle," said his coach, Bob Ober. Ledebur won both the 110- and 300-meter hurdles in the Class 1A state meet, becoming the first Harford Tech athlete in 15 years to win a state track title. A straight-A student through high school, he has shown the same ability for concentration when it comes to the hurdles.
SPORTS
By Edward Lee, The Baltimore Sun | April 24, 2013
Wednesday night's first-round meeting between No. 4 seed Frostburg State and No. 5 seed Mary Washington in the Capital Athletic Conference tournament is a re-match of a contest that the Bobcats won, 13-11, a week ago. That might be an advantage for Frostburg State, but coach Tommy Pearce said the advantage is more mutual than one-sided. “We get to see them on film against us, but they also get to watch film of us,” he said Tuesday. “So we're both learning from this film, and they're seeing some of the same stuff that we're seeing.
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