Orsulak a ‘natural talent’
Jan 21 2008
Though his father is a former Baltimore Oriole, senior Joe Orsulak – a phenomenal middle-distance runner for Loyola Blakefield – knew running, not baseball, was for him.
Mount St. Joseph launches capital campaign
Jan 15 2008
Saying it will strengthen the athletic program at Mount St. Joseph High School in Irvington, school leaders officially kicked off a $10.5 million capital campaign Jan. 11. Money raised from the effort will support the construction of a 1,000-seat stadium with a press box, a track and turf field, the refurbishment of the existing gymnasium, the construction of a new gymnasium and the establishment of a pedestrian bridge connecting the academic part of the campus to the athletic sections.
Family shows gratitude to Mercy with donation
Jan 12 2008
Jesse Lawrence was a high school freshman when his sled went over a retaining wall that was several feet high.
The impact crushed his foot, breaking numerous bones, said his mother, Sharon, and some bones were “dusted,” meaning they just weren’t there any more.
Bishop Walsh introduces their secret weapon
Jan 10 2008
The Bishop Walsh Spartans were considered a “young” football team this past season. They were a team who usually set a five wide spread offense, going to the air to march down the field.
Lady Cavs cheerleaders come in first
Jan 07 2008
A perfect score is 300 points. The Archbishop Spalding High School, Severn, cheerleading team scored 225 in the Maryland State Cheerleading competition on Jan. 5 at 1st Mariner Arena, Baltimore, and for the fifth year in a row, captured first place in the Varsity Parochial School division.
Stasakova primed for Indoor Track Championships
Jan 07 2008
After two of three IAAM league indoor track meets, John Carroll senior Erika Stasakova, winner of the IAAM Cross Country and Maryland/DC Private School titles last fall, had not qualified to compete in any individual event at the IAAM/MIAA Championship Meet on Jan. 18.
Religious orders prepare orphans for adulthood
Jan 06 2008
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – Yamira Abreu emerged from her 14-bed dormitory and headed to the dining hall to share a meal, conversation and prayers with her fellow students at the Hogar Rosa Duarte orphanage for girls.
Football team helps families
Dec 28 2007
Often a sportswriter will hear, “Hey, have I got a story for you,” and three days before Christmas, Coach Mike Clay from St. Mary’s Annapolis indeed had a story.
God gives us power to win
Dec 26 2007
I read with interest the debate on school sports during the holidays and on Sundays (CR, Dec. 13). It is God who gives us the power to win, not incessant practices. With one exception, the Ravens have had a losing season (they didn’t look too good in the games they won). Before the Patriots game Ray Lewis led his fellow University of Miami alumni in prayer and dedicated the game to their murdered friend. We would have beaten the Patriots, the best team in the NFL, had the whole team prayed.
God’s team always wins
Dec 19 2007
As I was reading the response from Suzanne Molino Singleton in “Practice makes perfect,” (CR, Dec. 13) who stated that “… no one –and no team – is perfect …” my initial thoughts were, “She is a Godly person. I would want her to be my friend. I would want her children to be my children’s friends.”
Love blossoms for couple with developmental disabilities
Dec 14 2007
Jeannette Hudak said she was “scared to death” last year about the impending marriage of her now 35-year-old daughter Maria, who had always lived at home under the watchful eye of five older brothers and her parents.