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Coach Tee and senior captain Justyce Richard bonding during a home game. “It kind of feels like a family.  It’s very family oriented. We are all very close and just have that connection. Our coach creates that. We  spend a lot of time bonding in practice and through games. We have to in order to win,” said Justyce.

Wilde Lake Softball Finishes Second In Region

Caroline Sorensen, Staff Writer June 2, 2023

Wilde Lake varsity softball ended their regular season with a   third in Howard County and second seed in 3A East Region two. As the team moved into the postseason, they finished as regional finalists,...

Assistant captain Johanna Shin playing her match against Oakland Mills on April 27, 2023. The Wildecats took down the Scorpions.

Game, Set, Match! Tennis Has Best Season in Five Years

Darius Lewis and Arielle Levine June 2, 2023

After Coach Shaw’s third year as coach, the 2023 Wilde Lake tennis team is ranked ninth in the county with their best season in five years, according to County Sports Zone. This season, the boys and...

On April 26, 2023, the Cats and their coaches (Coach Bell, left) hudle during their 
game against Marriotts Ridge. Junior Lewis Collora says that the new coaching staff 
has lead to the team’s overall improvement. “Our coaching has improved. We have a 
lot of new, good, strong coaches,” he said.

With New Coaching Staff, Boys Varsity Lacrosse Makes Strides

This season, the boys lacrosse team introduced three new coaches, Kevin Eagan, Edgar Batenga, and former WildeLake student, Andrew Tiffy. According to Head Coach Tony Bell and players such as junior attackman...

Wilde Lake Basketball Nets Historic Season

Wilde Lake Basketball Nets Historic Season

Blaiz Blackston and Joseph Ortiz-Rivera March 31, 2023

On March 2nd in the second playoff game of the season the Lake faced off against one of their toughest opponents of the year, Long Reach. With two minutes left on the clock in the fourth quarter, junior...

Henry Hopper at the finish of the State Championship at Hereford High School. (Photo credit Om Maryankandy)

Henry Hopper Makes Strides with State Championship Win

Greta Giuliano, Staff Editor February 16, 2023

Wilde Lake junior Henry Hopper’s path from soccer to running was not a linear one. After seven years on the soccer field, he decided to make the switch to the cross country course. Now, he holds the...

When I was a student athlete, playing my sport bettered my academics and my outlook on life.

Sports Pave a Positive Path for Students

Blaiz Blackston, Sports Writer January 5, 2023

Sports have the power to better a person’s life. All it takes is attending that tryout.  For athletes who struggle in the classroom or at home, their sport is an opportunity for change. It allows...

Minjee will play for Longwood University in the fall.

Lacrosse Player Minjee Yi Signs to Longwood University

Darius Lewis, Staff Writer January 2, 2023

For Minjee Yi, lacrosse brings freedom and opportunity. Minjee committed to Longwood University in the winter of her junior year. Through her college search, Minjee looked for a school that combined...

Elijah Sow, who held a record this past season, has decided to take his talents to the Morgan State Bears.

Unc Is a Bear: Elijah “Unc” Sow Commits to Morgan State

Josh Cofie, Staff Writer January 2, 2023

Elijah Sow, Wilde Lake stand-out offensive tackle, committed to play Division I football at Morgan State University in Baltimore.  The choice of Morgan State was an easy one for Elijah, who said that...

	The team celebrates the 7-5 win against Reservoir. (Photo credit Lauren Jascewsky)

Wilde Lake Varsity Softball Clinches Historical Regional Championship Victory

Greta Giuliano, Lee Lewis, and Blaiz Blackston June 10, 2022

After scoring three runs in the first inning and holding their ground against the undefeated Reservoir High School, Wilde Lake Varsity Softball secured a 7-5 win, crowning them as regional champions. According...

After Bumpy Start, Boys Basketball Nets Winning Season, But Falls Short in Playoffs

After Bumpy Start, Boys Basketball Nets Winning Season, But Falls Short in Playoffs

Blaiz Blackston, Sports Writer March 30, 2022

For team captain Enosh Minney, this season was filled with trials and tribulations. With a 9-7 record, the team booked a winning season, but fell short in their first playoff game in a heartbreaking...

Wilde Lake Cheer after they won the county championship.

Wilde Lake Rises to the Top of Howard County Cheer

Gabrielle Olibris, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

In October, Wilde Lake Cheer was crowned Howard County Champions for the first time since cheerleading became an official varsity sport in 2005. Then, they went on to set a regional record.  Wilde...

Wilde Lake’s Female Athletes Changing the Game

Wilde Lake’s Female Athletes Changing the Game

Greta Giuliano, Staff Editor February 13, 2022

Lauren Jascewsky is the only girl on the 24-player Howard County Wolves hockey team. D’Asia Dendy is the only girl on the Wilde Lake wrestling team. Coach Chantal Ridlon is the only female football...

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