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New discus cage brings positive, safe air to track

New discus cage brings positive, safe air to track

Will Amos, Online Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year a new discus cage was installed at the track. Track and field athletes are thrilled to see that they have a newer and better place to throw discs. “It’s amazing that we got a new cage,” Mike Nash (’17) said. “It was talked about for a while [add more].” The old cage was “unstable...

Catcher Jon Marchineck teaches leadership skills

Catcher Jon Marchineck teaches leadership skills

Will Wilkinson, Reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior baseball captain Jon Marchineck (’17) has been chosen as the April Athlete of the Month. Marchineck has been playing baseball for almost his entire life, adding four years as a member of the varsity team. Marchineck has played catcher, first base, and outfield while playing for Hereford; however,...

Various sport injuries hinder spring season

Various sport injuries hinder spring season

Max Herbkersman, Sports Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

High school sports can result in injuries. Usually they include small injuries such as bruises, sprains, and hairline fractures. More serious injuries could be a torn ACL, or Achilles. However it’s fairly uncommon to rupture a spleen when playing a sport. The spleen is a fist sized organ located...

CASA club hosts second annual wacky-tacky 5k run and walk

CASA club hosts second annual wacky-tacky 5k run and walk

Mark Suchy
April 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The CASA club 5k is not a traditional race; this year the race has a wacky tacky theme. Runners are invited to “be a fool for CASA” and wear their wackiest outfits. “I think the perfect wacky outfit is one with bright colors and lots of stripes,” club president Jake Turner (’19) said. People...

Brady’s Banter: Athletes and Politics not a good mix

Brady’s Banter: Athletes and Politics not a good mix

Brady McGee, Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

LeBron James is the one athlete I have an extreme amount of respect for and not just for his unbelievable abilities on the court. Of course he can run fast, jump high, and shoot a basketball but the way he’s composed himself and handled his life off the court since entering the league as an 18 year...

Bulls Defeat North Harford 18-5

Bulls Defeat North Harford 18-5

Megan Lime
April 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

On Monday March 27th, at 5:15 PM girls varsity lacrosse faced North Harford at our home field. This was their third game of the season. “We’re just gonna go out there and play our hardest focusing on the things we have worked on in practice and I think we are going to show up everywhere on the fie...

Possible helmet rule for girls’ lacrosse ignites speculation

Possible helmet rule for girls’ lacrosse ignites speculation

Libby May, Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

Helmets, whether they effectively prevent concussions or not, are mandated by US Lacrosse to be worn in boys’ lacrosse. Speculation over whether girls’ lacrosse players will have to sport the headgear occupies many girl lacrosse players’ minds. Concussions caused by contact sports are serious...

Chase Kalisz wins NCAA Championship

Caitlynn Hickey, Online Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under Sports

Physical Education teacher Mike Kalisz’s son, Chase Kalisz, has won his 3rd NCAA Championship. This includes a new American Record in the 400 IM. The competition took place on Friday, March 24 at the Indiana University Natatori “Titles are always nice, but I’m pleased with how I put the ...

Teachers win Rematch 47-46

Teachers win Rematch 47-46

Max Herbkersman, Sports Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

All photos by Emma Coleman The long-awaited basketball rematch between teachers and seniors ended with a teacher win, 47-46. Faculty, students, parents, and other Hereford Zone community members looking for a night of fun filled the stands, helping to raise thousands of dollars for the Class of 2017. ...

Robotics teams compete in State Championship

Robotics teams compete in State Championship

Caitlynn Hickey, Online Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

Over the weekend of March 4 and 5, the Maryland VEX robotics State Championship was held at Dundalk High School. Hereford’s sixth seeded 929U team consisting of, Andrew Zhu (’20), George Koutsoukos (’20), Kent Bowers (’20), Luke Kremer (’20), and Dean Harmon (’19), upset the third seed...

Wrestlers compete in State Tournament

Wrestlers compete in State Tournament

Alex Trikeriotis, Online Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

In this year’s Maryland state wrestling tournament at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro on March 5. Jimmy Cavin (’17) finished third in states getting his hundredth win, while beating last year’s state champ in overtime. Troy Gladney (’17) placed fourth and Cale McMurdy (’18) placed in...

Skiiers and Snowboarders discuss differences

Skiiers and Snowboarders discuss differences

Sydney Watts and Jen Barranco
March 8, 2017
Filed under Sports

The rivalry between skiing and snowboarding all started in 1960 when an American guy named Sherman Poppen invented the first snowboard for his daughter as a toy. Before the snowboard was invented, skiers dominated the mountains. At first many ski resorts opposed the idea of allowing snowboarders down...

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