Education, Health, Sports

Baltimore County Public Schools officials release fall plan for high school sports

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools on Tuesday announced its fall re-engagement plan for high school athletics. According to the plan, student-athletes will return to their school campuses to participate in voluntary conditioning and skill development sessions. The tentative schedule is that the small group sessions (of 20 students or fewer) will take place: For winter sports, Nov. 16 – Dec. …


Education, Health, Sports

BCPS revises timeline for return to in-person learning; continues to work on plan for fall sports

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has revised its timeline for a phased-in resumption of in-person learning. The revised timeline calls for staff to return to the school system’s four public separate day schools on Monday, Nov. 2, with students at those schools having the option to begin in-person learning on Monday, Nov. 16. The schools to be impacted – Battle …


Governor Hogan, State Superintendent Salmon announce return of fall sports

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Following a visit to schools in Frederick County on Thursday, Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon announced the return of fall sports in Maryland. Each local school system will now have the ability to officially start the interscholastic athletic fall season in secondary schools beginning Wednesday, October 7, 2020. “Getting our kids back on …

MPSSAA fall, winter high school competition seasons postponed

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association, in consultation with the Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, the Maryland Department of Health, and the Public School Superintendent Association of Maryland, has decided to postpone the 2020 high school fall and winter competition season during the first semester. This decision comes in light of the recent announcements of local school systems …

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 …

PHHS girls soccer team recognized by Maryland General Assembly

PERRY HALL, MD—The Perry Hall High School girls soccer team took a very special trip on Friday. The Lady Gators and coach Matt Smoot were recognized by the Maryland General Assembly were for winning their second consecutive 4A State Championship. The girls soccer team defeated Severna Park back in November to repeat as class 4A girls soccer champs in the …

PHHS Lady Gators repeat as state girls soccer champs

PERRY HALL, MD—They’ve done it again. The Perry Hall High School Lady Gators defeated Severna Park on Friday to repeat as class 4A girls soccer champs in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA). The game was scoreless at the end of regulation, but after six rounds of penalty kicks, Perry Hall emerged victorious. Perry Hall closed out the …