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Baltimore County Summer Basketball League to hold kickoff event in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Baltimore County’s new Summer Basketball League will soon hold a kickoff event in Overlea. The upcoming 2024 Summer Basketball League, which came about through the advocacy and support of Delegate Carl Jackson and other community leaders, kicks off 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at the Overlea High School gymnasium. The kickoff event will include …


Family, Sports

Baltimore County celebrates hometown hero Angel Reese with basketball court dedication

RANDALLSTOWN, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and the Department of Recreation and Parks on Monday celebrated the dedication of the newly-renovated basketball court at the Scotts Branch Recreation Activity Center (RAC), honoring NCAA Champion and Randallstown hometown hero, Angel Reese. The court, now known as “Angel Reese Court” is part of an ongoing effort to modernize aging equipment at every …


Olszewski presents citation to CCBC Knights women’s basketball team after winning national championship

ROSEDALE, MD—Last month, the CCBC Knights women’s basketball team won its first-ever NJCAA Division II national championship. This week, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski visited the team and presented them with an official citation recognizing their achievement. The Knights defeated Richard Bland 95-85 in an overtime thriller to secure the title. “Congrats to our CCBC Essex (Knights women’s basketball team) …

CCBC Essex wins NJCAA Division II 2023 Women’s Basketball Championship

PORT HURON, MI—CCBC Essex won the NJCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship title after defeating eighth-seeded Richard Bland (VA) 95-85 in an overtime thriller at the SC4 Fieldhouse on Saturday. The 2023 championship is the first women’s basketball title in the Knights’ program’s history. After a third-place finish in last year’s championship, CCBC Essex was not denied this year. Read …

BCPS celebrates its 2022-2023 winter athletics state champions

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials are celebrating their high school athletic teams recognized at the state level during the 2022-2023 winter season. The following student athletes and teams were honored: State Champions Allied Bocce – Dulaney High School Coach Anita Shaw Allied Bocce – Franklin High School Coaches Anthony Burgos and Maria Powers Allied Bocce – Loch Raven High …

Parkville High School boys basketball team wins 4A State Championship game

PARKVILLE, MD—Parkville High School’s boys basketball team captured the 2023 4A State Championship on Saturday night. The No. 5 Knights rolled past No. 11 Meade, 72 – 56, to capture the program’s first Class 4A state title. The team got a measure of revenge after losing by two points in the semifinal round last year. The Mustangs also lost in …

Parkville High School boys basketball team moves onto state championship game [VIDEO]

UPDATE: Parkville High School has won the state championship. Original story below… PARKVILLE, MD—Parkville High School is going to the state championships. The Parkville Knights boys basketball team defeated the Gaithersburg Trojans 71 – 58 on Wednesday. The team is now headed to the state championship game. No. 1 Parkville will take on No. 2 Meade at 8:00 p.m. on …

Olszewski announces plans to replace over 175 basketball hoops across Baltimore County

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks, working in close cooperation with the Baltimore County Division of Property Management, on Wednesday announced plans to update aging basketball equipment at more than 175 outdoor sites across Baltimore County. “We are fully committed to expanding recreational opportunities across our great county and that means doing more to modernize our aging …