Friday, May 24, 2013
Scott Langlois will take over as the head coach for the U13 Green Hornets “A” soccer team this year.
Scott Langlois will take over the reigns as the new head coach for the U13 Green Hornets girls soccer “A” team this year. Langlois hopes to prepare the girls for high school play. While Langlois is not new to the Green Hornets program—he has coached soccer, football and lacrosse in the past—this is his first gig coaching soccer with the Severna Park area organization. “The U13 is an important age group,” Langlois said. “They are heading into high school and we will be preparing them for that... The ultimate goal for the team is to prepare them for high school and college showcase tournaments.” Langlois has ten years of experience coaching travel soccer, including a few years with the Maryland Rush. He was also recently named the new head…
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Orb, the Kentucky Derby winner, finished fourth.
Oxbow, a 15-1 longshot, went nearly wire-to-wire to win the 138th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday giving trainer D. Wayne Lukas the all-time lead in Triple Crown race victories with 14. The bay colt, ridden by 50-year old Gary Stevens and owned by Calumet Farm, took the lead early from Goldencents and won the $1 million Middle Jewel of the Triple Crown by 1 ¾ lengths holding off Itsmyluckyday and Mylute in 1:57.54. Oxbow also ended hopes for a Triple Crown winner for another year. Orb, the winner of the Kentucky Derby, never got started from his No. 1 post position and finished a disappointing fourth. "I get paid to spoil dreams," Lukas said after the race. "You can’t mail it in, it’s a different surface, a different …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Freshman outfielder Paige Briganti now plays softball at Washington College.
Paige Briganti, a former Severna Park High School softball standout, was named to the All-Tournament Team for the Ithaca Region in the NCAA Division III Softball Tournament that she played in with Washington College. During the tournament, Briganti batted a team-best .538 going 7-for-13 during the team's three games and her seven hits led the Shorewomen, according to Washington College. Briganti is wrapping up an impressive freshman year at Washington. She also recently earned second team All-Centennial Conference honors in a vote by the conference's head coaches. This year, the Washington softball team finished the season 27-19. The 27 victories are the most-ever by a Washington College softball squad. During her career with the Falcons…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The 138th running of the Baltimore tradition will be held this Saturday.
We're in the final stretch before the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Here's what you need to know. When is it? The Triple Crown race will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Pimlico. NBC (WRC, WBAL) and Horse Racing Radio Network (WSPZ-AM in Washington is the only area affiliate) will have the call, which will also be streaming on the radio network's website. The first post on the day is at 10:45 a.m. Tickets? They are still available. Infield tickets are $60. Admission to the grandstand starts at $25, with box seats starting at $110. Tickets for the infield Mug Club, which include unlimited beer, are sold out. Weather? It's forecast to be partly sunny in Baltimore Saturday, with a high of 78. …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The No. 1-seeded Falcons fell to Leonardtown 7-6 Monday night in Severna Park.
The top ranked Severna Park softball team ended its postseason play Monday night in the second round of the state tournament. The No. 1-seeded Falcons fell to Leonardtown 7-6 Monday night in Severna Park. After earning a first-round bye, Severna Park entered its first game of the postseason on Monday looking to make a run to the state final, but were upset by No. 8 Leonardtown. Despite a successful season, the Severna Park softball team’s year ended with two losses. In addition to the loss to Leonardtown, the Falcons fell to Northeast High 5-6 in the county championship on May 8.
Monday, May 13, 2013
After seven seasons, head lacrosse coach Larry Kramer announced his resignation on Friday in an email to parents.
Severna Park High School boys lacrosse head coach Larry Kramer announced his resignation on Friday in an email to parents of lacrosse players after a season tinged with some controversy. Kramer has been with Severna Park for seven seasons during which the team won two state titles. In 2010, he led the team to a perfect 20-0 season and a victory over Wootton High in the 4A/3A state final. In his email, Kramer said it was something he'd been considering for a while. “I regret that my heart is telling me it is time to move on,” Kramer wrote. “I have resigned as head coach of the Severna Park boys’ lacrosse team today May 10, 2013. This has been a decision that I have been thinking about for some time now and I feel at this point in my …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Freshman outfielder Paige Briganti was named second team All-Conference at Washington College.
A former Severna Park High School softball standout is wrapping up a stellar freshman season at Washington College. Outfielder Paige Briganti earned second team All-Centennial Conference honors in a vote by the conference's head coaches, according to Washington College’s athletic website. Briganti, who graduated from Severna Park last year, is hitting .363 this season, good for second on the team, with 23 RBIs, according to a release. Her 49 hits currently ranks second on the squad. Not only does Briganti rank top among the team in offensive numbers, she is second in the conference in sacrifices (10), sixth in hits, seventh in stolen bases (10) and eighth in runs. During her career with the Falcons, Briganti was a three-time first-team …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The Severna Park boys lacrosse team fell to Broadneck High School, 10-5.
The Severna Park girls lacrosse team defeated Chesapeake High on Wednesday night in the first round of the class 4A girls lacrosse playoffs. With the 17-5 victory, the Falcons will move onto the second round where they will face rival Broadneck on Friday night at the Bruins' home field in Annapolis. During the regular season, Severna Park (No. 5) fell to Broadneck (No. 4) in a close game of 9-8. Friday night’s contest should be a heated rematch between the rival schools. While the girls were successful in postseason play, the Severna Park boys lacrosse team’s season came to an end Wednesday night falling to Broadneck 10-5.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The Severna Park baseball team will host Broadneck on Friday.
Postseason play for Severna Park baseball and softball will kickoff this week with the baseball team set to faceoff against rival Broadneck High School on Friday. The Falcon baseball team earned a No. 8 seed in the east region of the Class 4A state baseball playoffs and will host No. 9 Broadneck High School in the first round on Friday. On May 2, the baseball team defeated Broadneck 5-0. The winner of the Severna Park – Broadneck matchup will go on to face the No. 1 seed North Point on Monday. The Severna Park softball team earned a No. 1 seed in the east region of the Class 4A state softball playoffs and received a first round bye. The Falcons will host the winner of the Leonardtown – Great Mills game on Monday. The Falcon softball team …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The Severna Park girls lacrosse team will face Chesapeake High School in the first round of the Class 4A state playoffs.
The brackets have been set and the high school lacrosse postseason will begin on Wednesday. The Severna Park girls lacrosse team earned a No. 5 seed and will host Chesapeake High School on Wednesday. The boys lacrosse team received a No. 11 seed and will travel to rival Broadneck High School on Wednesday. During the regular season, the girls lacrosse team defeated Chesapeake 11-7 behind Laura Milleker’s four-goal performance, the Capital Gazette reported. The winner of the Severna Park – Chesapeake lacrosse game will go on to face the winner of the Broadneck – Annapolis game on Friday. The Severna Park boys lacrosse team defeated Broadneck 14-8 on April 22. Despite a close game throughout, the Falcons outscored Broadneck 5-2 in the fourth …