Fall Sports Preview 2018

Jacob Guttman, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

NDP Ends Mcdonogh’s Winning Streak

Catarina Cardarella, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

NDP was ready for a rematch. A rematch for last year's IAAM A Conference championship game and a rematch for a game earlier in the season where NDP had come close in overtime to ending McDonogh's girls' lacrosse nine year winning streak.   NDP came into the game confident, not letting past losses to McDonogh get to their head. NDP held the lead the whole game, never letting up. "We came into this game very calm and l...

Fundraising Like Never Before

Jacob Guttman, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

In years past, Towson High School Athletics hasn’t impressed a whole lot with any flashy equipment or gear, besides our beloved turf field.  But other than that, Towson isn't the type of basketball team to roll up in matching Nike shoes, or the football team with four different sets...

UMBC Makes History with Stunning Upset over Top Seeded Virginia 

Burke Harman

March 28, 2018


Filed under Other, Sports

  The 16 seeded UMBC Retrievers made history as they walloped the number one overall seed Virginia 74-54 in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Becoming the first ever 16 seed to beat a one seed in the NCAA tournament.  The Retrievers did not just beat the Cavaliers, but they crushed them by 20 points. After being tied at 21 at half, UMBC put up 53 points in the second half ...

The State of the Baltimore Orioles

The State of the Baltimore Orioles

Nick Testoni, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Other, Sports

After a disappointing end to the 2017 season and a rather frustrating offseason up to this point, the Baltimore Orioles find themselves two days away from pitchers and catchers reporting. With this said, there are more returning catchers to this team than starting pitchers. With starting pitching being...

Orioles’ FanFest 2018

Jack Bayne and Nick Testoni

February 8, 2018


Filed under Other, Sports

It was a black and orange party as fans filed into the Baltimore Convention Center for the annual The Baltimore Orioles Fan Fest this past weekend, an event where the majority of the players and coaches come together for the fans.   Players and coaches answer questions, compete in games, and participate in meet and greets to entertain the fans. For the low price of twenty bucks, fans could buy an autograph voucher to...

Alabama stuns Georgia as Crimson Tide Score Walk off Touchdown in Overtime

Alabama stuns Georgia as Crimson Tide Score Walk off Touchdown in Overtime

Burke Harman, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Bulldogs were up 13-0 at half, and 20-7 late in the third, but it was Nick Saban who pulled something no one thought he would.  He took out starting quarterback Jalen Hurts and replaced him with true freshman Tua Tagovailoa, who led the Crimson Tide back. Tagovailoa dropped a 41-yard dime...

The New Bronx Bombers

The New Bronx Bombers

Braden Hamelin, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Other, Sports

On Monday December 11th, the baseball world as we know it was drastically altered when the Yankees acquired National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins. Stanton was the home run leader in the 2016-2017 season, and put a below-average Marlins team on his back for most of th...

Liftmas: A Christmas Tradition

Liftmas: A Christmas Tradition

Jack Bayne, Staff Writer

December 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

It was December 13th and not a noise was heard throughout the YMCA in Towson, then out of nowhere a loud “bang!” Kyle Sulkowski dropped his deadlift bar, signaling the beginning of the 2017 Liftmas.   "Liftmas" is the 12 days leading up to winter break, sort of mimicking the 12 Days of Christmas, but with lifting weights. This is the baseball tea...

Winter Sports Preview

Drew Evans and Jack Bayne

December 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

Boys Varsity Basketball  Coach: Ryan Holtzman  Captains:  James Dugan, Ben Tribbe, Ty'riq Wilson, Derrick Shoats  Game to Watch: Dec. 5th Hereford @ Home 5:30 pm  Dec. 22nd Loch Raven @ Goucher 8 pm  Feb. 21st Dulaney @ Dulaney 5:30 pm  "This is the best team we hav...

Towson Basketball: Tradition of No Swag

Amir Defino, Senior Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

How big of a role does clothing play in life? Growing up, my parents would continuously nag me about dressing appropriately and looking presentable. As I progress through life, I see that clothing is not just pieces of cloth on your back - it is a representation of who you are and in some cases, can...

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