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Girls Track Crushes Record

Girls Track Crushes Record

Kate Glaros

June 16, 2015


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To break a high school track record is to do what no one at a school has ever done before. It’s to run faster than anyone that has ever competed at that school. Juniors Sarah Spall, Kristen Edwards, Elise McGinnis, and Jamila Brown are some of the few athletes who know what this feels like. In a sport...

Baseball Team Finishes at 9-12, Best Record Since ’10

Baseball Team Finishes at 9-12, Best Record Since ’10

Michael Casey

June 16, 2015


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Finishing at 9-12-0, the ‘14-’15 Wil- de Lake baseball team has been the best team in the program’s history since their ‘09-’10 season. Mr. Penn has been coaching the base- ball team for the past five seasons. He has coached the team through both their worst and their best in the past fi...

Wilde Lake Vs Glenelg Rivalry Continues

Wilde Lake Vs Glenelg Rivalry Continues

Ashleigh Cameron

March 18, 2015


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  The underdogs of Howard County, Wilde Lake boys varsity basketball team started the game against Glenelg on December 10 with aggressiveness and fierceness and ended with victory, catching the Glenelg Gladiators by complete surprise. During the game, the Wilde cats put fifty points on the...

Indoor Track Team Shatters Records at States

Indoor Track Team Shatters Records at States

Ali Mallo

March 16, 2015


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Wilde Lake broke records this past week at the indoor track and field 3A State Championships. Five different records were broken, and one State Champion was crowned. Senior David Eisenhauer lead the boys team with a State Championship title, winning both the 1600m and 3200m races with new personal record...

Opinion: Stepping it Up Better Recruitment, Better Coaching, More Wins

Opinion: Stepping it Up Better Recruitment, Better Coaching, More Wins

Ali Mallo

March 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Sports

Wilde Lake is not known through the county for it’s sports. We have suffered many years with the majority of our teams having losing records. While some programs do not follow the trend, the reputation we have been given has stuck. Why are Wilde Lake sports struggling? The issue is not a lack...

Girls’ Soccer Defeats Atholton

Girls’ Soccer Defeats Atholton

Ashleigh Cameron

March 16, 2015


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Wilde Lake’s varsity girls’ soccer shocked the county when they defeated Atholton in a 1-0 game and went on to play River Hill in the playoffs. “Nobody expected us to win. In the newspaper, it was said that the River Hill vs. Atholton game would be the game to watch,” said Rachel Lazris, on...

Featured Athlete: Ernie Fermin

Featured Athlete: Ernie Fermin

Ashleigh Cameron

March 16, 2015


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Senior Ernie Fermin played football all four years of high school and has been wrestling for three years. He started wrestling as a way to keep his body in shape and as a way to pass the free time he had. “I love wrestling because I love leading the team and the feeling you get when you win a matc...

On The Ice Everyday: Ryan Allison

On The Ice Everyday: Ryan Allison

Nick Smythe

March 16, 2015


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“I wake up every morning in agony, having to force myself to get out of bed and get ready for school,” said sophomore ice hockey player Ryan Allison. Allison has practice three hours a day, then goes home and stays up late at night, finishing homework. Having to juggle school and hockey, he becomes...

Ms. Williams Returns, Coaches Volleyball team to Third Round of Playoffs

Ms. Williams Returns, Coaches Volleyball team to Third Round of Playoffs

Carmen Freeman

December 10, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

This year, Ms. Williams came back ready to go from maternity leave and led the varsity volleyball team to its second 11-5 season in a row. Getting further into the playoffs than they have in the past 15 years, the team eventually lost to Glenelg in a hard fought 3-1 loss in the section finals. The...

Shane Nelson: A Cardinal Turned Wildecat

Shane Nelson: A Cardinal Turned Wildecat

Michael Casey

December 10, 2014


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“Calvert Hall is just a team, but at Wilde Lake we’re a family,” said Shane Nelson, the new kid from Calvert Hall, who has gained instant fame as the star receiver for the Wilde Lake varsity football team. Nelson attended Calvert Hall, one of the top private schools in the state of Maryland,...

Debate on Helmets in Women’s Lacrosse Continues

Debate on Helmets in Women’s Lacrosse Continues

Ali Mallo

February 20, 2014


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In the last decade, women’s lacrosse has introduced more rules, mouth guards,and goggles to keep the game safe. Now the question is whether or not helmets should be added to the required headgear, as some believe they could potentially prevent head injuries such as concussions. With the current...

Lady Cats Going “Back to the Basics”

Lady Cats Going “Back to the Basics”

Jessica Hubert

February 19, 2014


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As the warm-up music blares from the speakers and vibrates off the gym walls, the Wilde Lake girls varsity basketball team shows off their skills up and down the court. The pre-game countdown winds down and the girls are called over to the sideline for a short encouraging talk from new Head Coach, Rober...

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