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4 Varsity Seasons Together: The End of an Era for Senior Tri-captains

4 Varsity Seasons Together: The End of an Era for Senior Tri-captains

Hope Kahn, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After the then-freshmen and first-year varsity starters Julianna Bonner, Lily Dunbar and Jenna Hutchison successfully made states but fell to Fallston by one goal in 2015, they hoped their senior season would be just as successful, if not more. Three seasons later, the senior tri-captains led their t...

“Hard Work Beats Talent” on the Football Field

“Hard Work Beats Talent” on the Football Field

Darae Lyles and Mimi Johnson

December 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Under the Friday night lights, the Cats proved themselves as a hardworking and successful football team  by achieving a 6-4 season record. This season was a triumph to the team compared to the 1-8 season they finished with last year. Sophomore Amari Hutson, offensive and defensive player, was proud of his team and kn...

Boys Varsity Soccer Team Scores an Impressive Season

Boys Varsity Soccer Team Scores an Impressive Season

Sydney Cox, Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The boy's varsity soccer showed a massive comeback this year, equaling their wins for the entirety of last season in their first five games this year. They finished with a 10-3-2 season record. The team’s success was a direct result of the adaptability the boys showed on the field. “We have...

Coach Kincaid Leads Wilde Lake Field Hockey to Victory

Coach Kincaid Leads Wilde Lake Field Hockey to Victory

Susie Osborne, Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

The Wilde Lake field hockey team finishes with a 7-8 record compared to last year’s 2-13 record, thanks to coach Virginia Kincaid. Before coming to Wilde Lake, Kincaid spent 39 years coaching at Glenelg, and won 22 county championships, 25 region titles, and 6 state crowns overall. Then she was offered a p...

The “Chip” We Carry

The “Chip” We Carry

Hope Kahn, Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

No team ever wants to lose. Especially not the first 8 games of the season. Sadly, this was the reality for my team, girls varsity lacrosse, until our 9th game on April 23 when we finally won against Long Reach 15-11, ending our losing streak The game was a hard fought battle. We would score, and the...

JV Softball Finishes Season 12-3, Taking Best Record This Spring Season

JV Softball Finishes Season 12-3, Taking Best Record This Spring Season

Aenilah Watkins, Staff Writer

June 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With an overall record of 12-3, the Wilde Lake JV softball team set the bar very high for their fellow competitors, and for all the sports teams this spring season. The JV team surpassed all Wilde Lake Spring sports teams this season with the best record. Sophomore Lily Richards, first baseman, believed it was a t...

Girls JV Basketball Team Persists With Seven Players

Girls JV Basketball Team Persists With Seven Players

Jane Hilger, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

With squeaking shoes and heavy breaths, the Wilde Lake Girls JV Basketball team fought hard on the court this season, despite having just seven players. The team had small numbers from day one, as very few people showed up for tryouts. “I selected the seven girls that I believed would work the ...

Gifted Players Accept Early Offers to Play College Soccer

Gifted Players Accept Early Offers to Play College Soccer

Rachel Henry, Editor-In-Chief

December 20, 2017


Filed under Sports

Juniors Julianna Bonner and Jenna Hutchison have committed nearly a year earlier than the average high schooler to play collegiate soccer. As active, talented, starting members of the  girls varsity soccer team since their freshman years, these players represent a growing number of athletes who are acce...

Pole Vaulter Kareem Press Reaches New Heights

Pole Vaulter Kareem Press Reaches New Heights

Hope Kahn

March 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Spotlight

Sprinting down the runway with speed, determination and focus, junior Kareem Press plants the pole firmly onto the ground, takes flight, and soars through the air clearing the bar at 10 feet. This was the moment Press won pole vault at Howard County regionals. Press’ clearance of 10 feet at regional...

With New Coach, Boys Lacrosse Prepares For the Upcoming Season

With New Coach, Boys Lacrosse Prepares For the Upcoming Season

Faith Joseph

February 23, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year, the Wilde Lake boys lacrosse team welcomed Coach Mychael Gaines as their new coach. Coach Gaines currently teaches at Homewood. Coach Gaines has an extensive background in lacrosse. He played lacrosse in high school and college. He also played in a semi-professional lacrosse league for ...

Sophomore Trea Keys Shoots to Top Ranked Scorer in Howard County

Sophomore Trea Keys Shoots to Top Ranked Scorer in Howard County

Hope Kahn

February 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

“He’s-A-Soph-More!” the crowd chants as Trea Keys, a 5’7” point guard, scores from the 3-point line again and again. Keys, the leading scorer in Howard County basketball, is an essential part of the varsity basketball team. Keys was pulled up to varsity as a freshman during the 2015-201...

Seniors On Boys Basketball Team Work to Improve on Last Season

Seniors On Boys Basketball Team Work to Improve on Last Season

Ricky Ho, Writer

January 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

Wilde Lake boys varsity basketball is looking to build upon its playoff run last season after winning two playoff games and losing six players after they graduated. With four returning players from last year’s team, Wilde Lake has experience on their side this season. Coming to Wilde Lake afte...

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