Kenwood High School
baseball star Shane Campbell is
going to Maryland. The All-Metro pitcher signed a letter of intent on
Monday to play baseball at the University of Maryland. He will receive
a four-year scholarship where he’ll major in physical therapy. Campbell
signed the letter with his parents, coaches and Kenwood Principal Paul
Martin in attenedance.
“I chose Maryland because it is close to home so my family and friends
can watch me play, and the ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference) is one of
the best conferences Division I. I want to be a Terp,” Campbell said.
resident has played baseball since the age of six and
has been a student at Kenwood since his sophomore year. He is now a
senior at Kenwood and will play in his final year at the school
beginning in March.
“My goal this season is to be Player of the Year and I want to help my
teammates play better,” Campbell added.
Regional Volleyball Title
to Eastern Tech High School’s Volleyball team as they won the Regional
Bottom row from left to right: Kelly Watts, Bianca Tenorio,
Lauren Sponagle, Carly Wheat, Alexis Peay, Aliyah Levy, Abigail Green.
Second row left to right: Caleen Kufera, Courtney Krout, Claudia
Valencia, Kristen Porter, Lauren Thompson, Samantha Paulus and Coach
Third row from left to right: Briona Lomax, Lizz Bondarenko, Danielle
Fourth row from left to right: Coach Chris Krout, Brent Tabisz, Coach
Kenwood Hosts First Pink-Out Game
Wednesday, Oct. 6, Kenwood High School’s girl’s varsity soccer team
hosted their very first Pink-Out Game in order to help raise money for
the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The event took place right in the
school’s home stadium, where Kenwood played against Parkville High
School. Both Varsity teams wore pink and white jerseys instead of their
school colors, as well as spray painting their hair bright pink in
order to get in the spirit of things.
In order to raise the money, a breast cancer awareness tent was set up,
which included wrist bands, magnets and baked goods that were for sale.
Along with a tent, donation buckets were available and $1 from each
ticket purchased was also donated directly to the foundation.
According to Chris Mattern, Girls Head Varsity Soccer Coach and
coordinator of the event, the grand total of the money raised was $200.
|Parkville Captures Baltimore Beltway Senior
Softball League “B” Championship
The Parkville entry into the
Beltway Senior Softball League captured the “B” Division championship
by player-manager Cliff Gillespie, the team is sponsored by Oak
Crest retirement community and the Parkville Senior Center via the
Baltimore County Department of Aging.
Parkville team finished the season with an impressive 28-14 record
that included eight one-run victories, including two in the playoffs.
In the semi-finals, Parkville defeated the Catonsville squad.
a dramatic championship game, Parkville overcame three late-inning
deficits to defeat the Maryland Old Liners from Howard County
15-14. The team scored runs in the ninth and tenth innings to
extend the contest before achieving a walk-off victory in the bottom of
the 11th inning.
travel league, for athletes 60 years of age and older, is comprised
of 17 teams from Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Carroll, Harford, Howard and
Prince George’s counties.
|Mount Carmel U8 Boys Soccer Wins Tournament
to The Our Lady of Mount Carmel U8 Boys Soccer Team in winning the
Overlea Cup 2010 Tournament!
Perry Hall Coach Invites Kids to Soccer Camp
When you’ve coached a soccer
the state finals in two of the
past three years, you know a little something about soccer and Perry
Hall High School coach Danny Skelton wanted to share his knowledge with
young players at his soccer camp. Camp was held for boys and girls ages
11-16 at Perry Hall High School. He calls the camp “Total Futbol
Premier Soccer Camp.”
Skelton wanted a catchy name that sounded European to attract players,
but he also emphasizes that American players start playing more like
“We need to improve our technical skills in the U.S.,” Skelton
explained. “Once a player develops bad habits, it’s hard to break those
habits as they get older. That’s why we try to develop good habits at a
At the camp, players work on ball skills such as passing, ball control
and moving without the ball. Skelton trains players in both total
offense and defense.
Dundalk Soccer Camp Goes European Style
For the past seven years, soccer players from Europe have been
traveling to the United States to teach American kids how to develop a
real appreciation for how the game is played.
According to Andy Yianni, one of eight soccer coaches in the program
and a former semi-pro soccer player, about 120 children signed up this
summer to participate in the Challenger British Soccer Program, which
breaks last year’s record of a little over 60 participants.
“Kids from age three to age 16 have joined together to take advantage
of this opportunity,” stated Yianni. “It’s been really great to see
them get so involved and be full of so much excitement, especially in
these uncomfortable temperatures.”
The weeklong soccer clinic took place at the North Point Government
Center located on Wise Avenue in Dundalk, and began on Monday, July 5
and ran until Friday, July 9, daily from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Temperatures
that week topped out at more than 100 degrees.
Mt. Carmel to Start Playing Football
After 50 years, Mount Carmel High School will have its first
team starting this fall. The school announced they will start with an
eight-game schedule in 2010 and will join the MIAA (Maryland
Interscholastic Athletic Association) League for a full schedule in
Director of Athletics Mike Naunton said it’s time to add a football
team to the athletic program. “The kids in middle school DON’T know
what it’s like not having football in their lives. There was a period
when kids in the area didn’t have a football team when the Colts left,
but this generation has grown with up football as the Ravens have been
in Baltimore for 15 years,” Naunton explained. “We thought it was time
to start a football program. Kids entering high school today have grown
up playing football in rec. leagues and we have some good young players
The local community also wants to give back, so Bartenfelder Farms
& Chapel Hills Farm and Nursery are teaming up to hold a bull
roast on Sunday, Aug. 8 from 3 - 7 p.m. at Chapel Hills, 4350 Chapel
Road in Perry Hall, to raise money for the new football program.
Bartenfelder Farms Owner and County Councilman Joe Bartenfelder and
Chapel Hills owner Russell Berk are hosting the event.