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The “Chip” We Carry

The “Chip” We Carry

Hope Kahn, Editor-in-Chief

June 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, 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...

Girls Varsity Soccer Team Finishes Strong After Rebuilding Year

Girls Varsity Soccer Team Finishes Strong After Rebuilding Year

Bryan Castillo

November 18, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year’s girls varsity soccer team finished strong in the playoffs, defeating Oakland Mills and Hammond, while losing against River Hill in the third round of playoffs. The team had many new young girls who hadn’t played at the high school level yet. The captains knew it was a year to rebuild...

In Spite of Losing Season, Field Hockey Is Hopeful for Future of Program

In Spite of Losing Season, Field Hockey Is Hopeful for Future of Program

November 2, 2016


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In the past four years, Wilde Lake Field Hockey has been through eight different coaches. That’s why Coach Ginger Kincaid, has said that she is “here to stay.” This was a losing season for the Field Hockey team, but it was also one of tremendous growth, said Mrs. Kincaid. Mrs. Kincaid coached...

Wilde Lake Varsity Volleyball beats Glenelg for the first time in over four years

Wilde Lake Varsity Volleyball beats Glenelg for the first time in over four years

Bryan Castillo

October 20, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

On September 15, Wilde Lake varsity volleyball played and won all three sets against Glenelg High for the first time in over four years. Wilde Lake won three sets in a row 25-17, 25-22, 25-22. The team was able to get 34 kills, 40 points from serving, 4 total blocks, and 48 digs. The Wilde Lake Varsity...

Shea Siblings Take Over Varsity Soccer Program

Shea Siblings Take Over Varsity Soccer Program

Hope Kahn

October 7, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

This year, Wilde Lake teachers and siblings Trevor and Megan Shea filled the varsity coaching vacancies on the boys and girls varsity soccer fields. Mr. Shea, a special educator at this school, coached JV soccer at Oakland Mills from 2008 to 2015. Ms. Shea, a Technology teacher, is moving up from...

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