Super Bowl LIII in Review

Super Bowl LIII in Review

Alec Faraday, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Well, that was disappointing. Super Bowl LIII was shaping up to be a great matchup. It had everything: two high flying offenses, talent all around, great coaches, and the narrative of old vs. new. The resulting matchup was, shall we say, less than thrilling. The Tom Brady-led New England Patriots...

Boys Varsity Basketball Senior Spotlight

Jake Guttman, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Kaire Trotty (6-foot 1 inch. 160 lbs.)- Guard, third season on varsity. Trotty has started most games this year leading the way as a ball handler and scorer. James Dugan (6-foot 6 inches. 190 lbs.)- Forward, one season on JV, third season on varsity. Dugan has put up big numbers all year for t...

2018 NFL Playoff Predictions, Reviewed

2018 NFL Playoff Predictions, Reviewed

Alec Faraday, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Another unpredictable year of football, filled with exhilarating plays and rage-inducing bad calls, is winding to a close. In preparation for the Super Bowl, I’m writing this Talisman exclusive piece reviewing my predictions. Looking back at them, let’s just say I haven’t reached Tony Romo-levels...

The Scoop on Indoor Track and Field

The Scoop on Indoor Track and Field

Susannah Lehr, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

Blood, sweat, and constant pain. These are just some of the things that indoor track athletes deal with daily. However, although it seems like it, the sport is not just a battle to survive, but also a way for students to stay in shape, compete, and showcase their incredible running, throwing, and jumping...

Protest or Betrayal?

Protest or Betrayal?

Solomon Marshall

November 30, 2018

The Pledge of Allegiance has always been a way of commemorating and admiring the many noble sacrifices of those in the armed forces. However, as society quickly ages in a state of consciousness and enlightenment, more and more people question the validity in the words they recite every day at school,...

2018 NFL Mid-Season Predictions

2018 NFL Mid-Season Predictions

Milo Fisher, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018

The NFL season is an extensive, heartbreaking process for the millions of Americans who believe every single year that their team has what it takes to conquer the football world. For all but some, this dream comes to a brutal halt before Super Bowl Sunday. As we pass the midway point of the season, the...

Winter Sports Coaches View On The Upcoming Season

Winter Sports Coaches View On The Upcoming Season

Glenn Young and Sam Beatty

November 20, 2018

Recently, Talisman writer Glenn Young met with Towson's 2018-2019 winter sports coaches in hopes of seeing what truly goes into making championship caliber teams. Here is what these coaches had to say:   Q- "Last year the basketball team had a breakthrough season, recording their first playoff victory in several years. What has changed in the program, and c...

NBA Rookie Preview

NBA Rookie Preview

Glenn Young, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

With the NBA season getting into swing, you will surely need to know the new faces in the league. This year’s class is littered with talent, from sharpshooters Trae Young and Kevin Knox, to aggressive 7-footers Mo Bamba and DeAndre Ayton. It is safe to say there is plenty of star potential in this year’s class. ...

Towson JV Field Hockey: A New Generation

Towson JV Field Hockey: A New Generation

Milo Fisher, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

A sizzling hot start is important to any successful season but can’t be expected from a team that has many new players learning the game. That’s the situation the 2018 Towson JV field hockey team was forced into.  Coming off a season where the team didn’t score a single goal, they have quickly found the early season hot streak that all winning teams look for. Opening the season with a 3-0-...

Fall Sports Senior Athlete Showcase

Milo Fisher and Sam Beatty

October 26, 2018

(Not Pictured) Boys Varsity Golf Seniors- Justin Cote, Chris Lord, Ryan Walsh Varsity Football Seniors- Brian Carter, Jordan Daughtry, Naevon Lane, Alex Simet, Chris Burns, Leighton Bechdel, Joel Lemonious, Ryan Pilotte, Myles Beard, Matt Jahries, Destin Ellis, Mike Hilgartner, J...

Fall Sports Preview 2018

Jacob Guttman, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

As the fall sports season is upon us, we look forward to our team's biggest games. This coming Saturday (9/15), varsity football faces Dulaney highlighting the fiercest rivalry in BCPS sports. Boys varsity soccer and girls JV field hockey are both off to a hot start as field hockey scored three...

The Orioles’ Rough Start

Jacob Guttman

June 3, 2018

At the end of May, the Baltimore Orioles are sitting at a 17-39 record after getting swept by the Nationals in the "Battle of the Beltway."  The bats aren't alive, the pitching is where it shouldn’t be (below average), and the fielding is not what it used to be. The gold glove-stacked infield and homerun...

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