Veteran coach leads the Knights to the school's first undefeated season as they hunt first playoff victory Coming at the conclusion of what is believed to be the first and only undefeated football regular season in the history of Parkville High School, Knight’s head coach Justin Payne has been named this week’s Baltimore Touchdown Club Coach of the Week.
The Knights previous best was a 9-1 effort in 2005 and when Parkville hosts Wheation High School on Friday night, in a 4A
Former Francis Scott Key and West Virginia gridiron star, as well as long-time McDaniel College assistant, has led his Owls to the Carroll County title in his first season In his first year as head coach at Westminster High School, Chris Bassler has led the Owls to the County championship. Bassler’s Owls (6-2 overall, 5-0 Carroll County) took the crown with a thrilling, 34-31, win over Liberty, last year’s champion, on Friday night, earning the rookie head coach recognition a
His Seahawks are off to a 6-0 start; since the start of 2017 South River is 19-9 With perennial powers Broadneck, Old Mill and Arundel dominating the Anne Arundel County football landscape in recent years, it is easy to overlook the emergence of the South River program under head coach Ed Dolch.
Dolch’s Seahawks are 6-0, heading into a major road showdown with Broadneck, Friday night, and are averaging better than 45 points per game and have eclipsed 60 points twice. Last w
Eagle alum and long-time assistant has his team off to a 6-0 start in 2019 The McDonogh football team began the 2019 season as a bit of a mystery.Most area pundits knew the Eagles had talent, but many wondered if the team truly matched up well with their top rivals in the MIAA A Conference. Now, after a 6-0 start and an impressive 28-8 rout of Calvert Hall, last Friday, those doubts linger no longer. In fact, the Eagles have proved to be a matchup nightmare for opponents as t
Mustangs defeat River Hill for the first time in school history With less than a minute to play and River Hill apparently set to run out the clock, in a Howard County football game Friday night, the Marriotts Ridge football team forced and recovered a fumble, before scoring a tying touchdown and paving the way for a 15-14 overtime victory.
It was not only a huge win in the battle for the 2019 Howard County football championship, it was the first win in Marriotts Ridge schoo
Saints are off to a 3-0 start and ranked for the first time It’s an exciting time for the athletic program at Concordia Prep School, especially the Saints rapidly rising football team, which is off to a 3-0 start and has entered the VSN Football Top 20 for the first time in school history, at No. 14, after last week’s 13-0 shutout ranked over then No. 12 Dundalk.
The Saints, who have moved up to the MIAA B Conference and are 1-0 in their new league, are starting to attract
His Mustangs downed Dunbar in front of 2,000 fans in season opener With only six returning starters, Mervo coach Patrick Nixon was unsure how his team would respond when facing Baltimore City football power Dunbar, before a crowd of more than 2,000 fans, in the season opener for both schools, last Saturday at Poly.
The Mustangs fair just fine, taking down the Poets, 20-14. The performance not only set the tone for Mervo’s season, but it garnered Nixon recognition as this we
Third-year Dons head coach after his team opens the season with a 56-0 win over Gilman The 2019 football season is underway and so is our selection of the Baltimore Touchdown Coach of the Week. The first honor of 2019 goes to Anthony Zehyoue, head coach of Loyola Blakefield. His Dons opened their schedule on Saturday with a 56-0 rout of Gilman School, on the road in Roland Park.
According to Zehyoue, the Dons entered their opening contest full of promise.
“At Loyola, we
His Owls stunned No. 6 Milford Mill, 28-7 In just his second year on the job as head football coach at Dundalk High School, Matt Banta has the Owls soaring in Baltimore County after a huge 28-7 victory over then No. 6 and undefeated Milford Mill.
The Owls (8-1) are just three years removed from a historic run to the 3A state championship game and, with Banta as defensive coordinator, the 2015 Dundalk squad was dominate.
In 2017 former head coach Sean Sandora departed to b
Gladiators’ leader has his team 8-0 The Glenelg football program has had a lot of success since the 2006 arrival of head coach Butch Schaffer, but never before have the Gladiators been 8-0, as they are in 2018 after last Friday’s 12-0 win over Howard County rival River Hill.
On the evening, the Gladiators’ sensational senior running back Wande Owens rushed for 280 yards to become Howard County’s all-time leading rusher with 5,095 career yards, and the Glenelg defense pitche