Education, Sports

BCPS celebrates winter 2021-2022 state champions and runners-up

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools celebrates its high school athletic teams and student-athletes recognized at the state level during the 2021-2022 winter season. The following student-athletes or teams and their schools and coaches were honored: State Champions Co-ed Wrestling – Dom Ambrosino – Sparrows Point High School               Coach Mike Whisner Co-ed Wrestling – Gage Carr – Sparrows Point High …


Education, Sports

CCBC Essex’s Patricia Anumgba named December Maryland JUCO Athlete of the Month

ROSEDALE, MD—The Maryland Junior College Athletic Conference this week announced that it has selected Patricia Anumgba (women’s basketball) and Ricardo Ross (men’s basketball) its Athletes of the Month for December 2021. Anumgba (CCBC Essex) and the Knights went 5-0 in December and played the final three games without their NJCAA Division II leading scorer and Anumgba filled the void, averaging …


Tickets now available for BCPS fall season sports

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—– Fall sports will begin on Friday, March 12, for Baltimore County Public Schools, and paperless tickets are now available for purchase using Ticket Spricket. Tickets are $5 each (plus a service fee), paperless, and are needed only for football, field hockey, soccer, and volleyball games and badminton matches. Tickets for Friday, March 12 will be available for …

Baltimore County launches ‘Healing Starts Here’ COVID-19 vaccine education campaign

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday announced the “Healing Starts Here” campaign to educate residents about the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine and how they can register to receive it. The campaign aims to increase public confidence among residents currently underrepresented on the County’s vaccine registry by enlisting the support of trusted voices — including athletes, …

Maryland Department of Health expands GoVAX campaign, names Juan Dixon as new Ambassador [VIDEO]

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Wednesday expanded the statewide GoVAX campaign, launching new public service announcements featuring Coppin State University Men’s Basketball Coach and former NBA player Juan Dixon. GoVAX encourages all Marylanders to protect themselves, their families and communities by getting vaccinated when they become eligible. “As a mentor to young adults and student-athletes, Coach Dixon is …

Students from Parkville, Perry Hall, Overlea, Essex to be honored online at 2020 McCormick Unsung Hero Awards

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 80th annual McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards has been transformed into a virtual celebration which will be streamed live across the web on Monday, May 11th.  This year, student-athletes from Parkville, Perry Hall, Overlea, Essex and other portions of northeastern Baltimore County will be recognized. The annual event presented by McCormick & Company, which has been honoring unsung Baltimore …

MPSSAA cancels all sporting events for remainder of 2019-2020 school year

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association on Tuesday announced the cancellation of all MPSSAA events for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. The MPSSAA says they made the decision after consulting with the Maryland State Board of Education and Dr. Karen Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools. This includes the remainder of the 2020 Boys and Girls Basketball …

Parkville High boys’ basketball team advances to state semi-finals

PARKVILLE, MD—Parkville High School is on a roll. With the boys’ basketball team’s win on Saturday night, they secured a slot in the MPSSAA 4A state semifinals at Xfinity Center next week. The Knights beat Churchville 74 – 64 in double OT to advance. Their record now improved to 18-3 for this year. Way to go @SportsParkville boys basketball!! With …