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Parkville High School student wins 3rd place, $5,000 scholarship at McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards

PARKVILLE, MD—The annual McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards gala looked slightly different this year, as on Monday night, the 80th edition of this event took place online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Trading a ballroom for computer screens did not, however, change the significance of this honor or the pride beaming forth from 114 Unsung Hero honorees, as well as …


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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 …


Baltimore Blast to honor Officer Caprio on Saturday

BALTIMORE, MD—The Baltimore Blast will honor Officer Amy Caprio on Saturday. Officer Caprio was run down in the line of duty in May 2018 while investigating a suspicious vehicle connected to a string of burglaries on Linwen Way in Perry Hall. She died from the injuries she sustained in the incident. On Saturday, the Blast will be holding First Responders’ …

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 …

CCBC Essex women’s soccer player, a Perry Hall High graduate, earns NJCAA All-America Honors

ESSEX, MD—The National Junior College Athletic Association on Thursday announced its 2019 Division I Women’s Soccer All-America teams, with CCBC Essex’s Kara Dietrich earning second team honors. She is the first Knights’ women’s soccer student-athlete since 2002 to earn the honor. A freshman, and Perry Hall High School graduate, Dietrich helped lead the Knights to a 19-4 overall record and …

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 …

PHHS girls’ soccer team to return to MPSSAA Championship

PERRY HALL, MD—They’ve done it again. Perry Hall High School’s Lady Gators soccer team defeated the Montgomery Blair Blazers, 1-0, in the state semifinals on Saturday at Gaithersburg High School. Sophomore Kyleigh Gough scored the only goal of the game. The Gators will face the Severna Park Falcons for the class 4A girls soccer title in the Maryland Public Secondary …

CCBC Essex soccer player named MDJUCO Women’s Soccer Athlete of the Month

ESSEX, MD—A soccer player for the CCBC Essex Knights has been named the MDJUCO Soccer Athlete of the Month for September. Kara Dietrich jump-started the Knights’ offense during the first month of the season, scoring 30 goals (third most in NJCAA Division I during September) and assisting on five others for a total of 67 points. The Knights went 12-1 …