Athletes of the Week archive

  • Boys Athlete of the Week: Kevin Mooney, North Harford, baseball
    Boys Athlete of the Week: Kevin Mooney, North Harford, baseball

    The Hawks senior threw a perfect game May 22 against North Hagerstown in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association 3A semifinal game. He faced the minimum 21 batters and threw 77 pitches. Mooney's coach, Tim Larrimore, said his pitcher never had more than two balls on a...

  • Girls Athlete of the Week: Mackenzie Thompson, Liberty, softball
    Girls Athlete of the Week: Mackenzie Thompson, Liberty, softball

    The junior pitcher led Liberty (21-2) to its first state softball championship with a 3-2 win over McDonough in Friday's Class 2A final in College Park. Thompson allowed two hits and finished with 11 strikeouts to earn the win. In reaching the title game, she threw a three-hitter in a 6-0...

  • Boys Athlete of the Week: Jordan Portner, Mount St. Joseph, tennis
    Boys Athlete of the Week: Jordan Portner, Mount St. Joseph, tennis

    On Friday, the junior won the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference individual tennis title, beating McDonogh's Jake Gober, 6-3, 6-1. That performance came after Portner won at No.1 singles and No.1 doubles in leading the Gaels to their first team tennis championship...

  • Girls Athlete of the Week: Sam Nolan, Fallston, lacrosse
    Girls Athlete of the Week: Sam Nolan, Fallston, lacrosse

    The senior scored five goals in Saturday's Class 2A-1A state semifinal against Parkside, inluding the game-winner in the second overtime for a 14-13 win that sent the Cougars to Tuesday's championship against Winters Mill. In her third year on varsity, Nolan has led the team in scoring the past...

  • Girls Athlete of the Week: Mary Bryan Owen, Roland Park, golf
    Girls Athlete of the Week: Mary Bryan Owen, Roland Park, golf

    The freshman closed out a banner first season for Roland Park, capturing the individual title at the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland's A Conference championship on Thursday and leading the Reds to their sixth straight team title. Over two days and 18 holes at Fox Hollow Golf...

  • Boys Athlete of the Week: Chris Navarro, Archbishop Spalding, golf
    Boys Athlete of the Week: Chris Navarro, Archbishop Spalding, golf

    The freshman broke a 20-year-old scoring record by two shots to win the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association individual golf championship May 1 at Bulle Rock in Havre de Grace. His 71-73-70-214 won by five strokes. The 5-foot-9, 130-pound 15-year-old is believed to be only the second...

  • Girls Athlete of the Week: Deb Milani, Catonsville, lacrosse
    Girls Athlete of the Week: Deb Milani, Catonsville, lacrosse

    The junior midfielder had a dominating week to lead the No. 12 Comets (14-1) to three wins and the Baltimore County championship. Milani opened last week with a four-goal, two-assist performance in an 11-10 win over previously-undefeated Towson on Tuesday, also winning six draws. On Thursday,...

  • Boys Athlete of the Week: Zack Wheeler, Fallston, lacrosse
    Boys Athlete of the Week: Zack Wheeler, Fallston, lacrosse

    A switch from midfield to forward this season has suited Wheeler well. The senior scored five goals and handed out an assist, in a 12 minute span covering the first and second quarters of a game against Patterson Mill on Wednesday. Fallston won, 14-10, to stay undefeated in the Upper Chesapeake...

  • Girls Athlete of the Week: Molly Wolf, Bryn Mawr, lacrosse
    Girls Athlete of the Week: Molly Wolf, Bryn Mawr, lacrosse

    The senior goalie was busy and at her best Friday as the No. 2 Mawrtians (14-1) earned an 8-7 overtime win over No. 7 Notre Dame Prep. Wolf — a four-year varsity player and an All-Metro first-team selection last season — finished with 16 saves, nine coming in the second half and one...

  • Boys Athlete of the Week: Jay Kuhn, Patterson Mill, lacrosse
    Boys Athlete of the Week: Jay Kuhn, Patterson Mill, lacrosse

    The 6-foot-5, 200-pound senior goalie stopped 14 shots — including six one-on-ones — to lead his team to a 7-6 win over North Harford on Wednesday. It was Kuhn's third win in a span of seven days, all against teams the Huskies had never previously beaten. Besides stopping the...

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