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Get to know your 2016 baseball team

Allen Khodab, Sports Editor
February 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

This year, the Pikesville High School boys baseball team has aspirations to win the state championship. Last year, led by talented pitcher Seth Kopel ('15), the team fell short after losing to Sparrows Point in the second round of the playoffs. This year, the team hopes to surpass that mark and win...

Mid-season basketball update

Kat Chirgott, Assistant Feature Editor
February 8, 2016
Filed under Sports

Even though it’s already mid-season, the girls’ basketball team continues to experience a competitive season. They started off with a 0-8 record and are working hard to win their first game. Athlete of the Issue Evy Gelvar (‘16) is working diligently to achieve her goal of winning most games by...

The dangers of wrestling

Aida Porter-Hyatt, Assistant Student Life Editor
November 23, 2015
Filed under Sports

The wrestling team here at Pikesville has been successful for a long time. Wrestling is a sport that involves a lot of physical impact, and is viewed as dangerous by many. An equally dangerous element of the sport arises when wrestlers diet for weeks at a time in order to pass their weigh-ins. Weigh-ins...

PHS runners prepare for rigorous indoor track season

Lindsey Schindler, Assistant Entertainment Editor
November 9, 2015
Filed under Sports

Even though the cross country season is coming to an end, indoor track is about to begin. The tryouts will take place on November 16th and the season will last until March. The team will be training intensely at practices, which are outside everyday despite the frigid temperatures. An average practice...

PHS football looks to gain respect

Allen Khodab, Sports Editor
November 5, 2015
Filed under Sports

Over the past few years, Pikesville football has been the laughingstock of the county. While successful football teams' games include raving student sections of hundreds of students, Pikesville’s Friday night games barely include fans at all. The last two seasons of varsity football have resulted...

Big Ten Recruit Outlook

Brendan Varhaftik, Sports Editor
November 3, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Big Ten Conference of Men’s College Basketball is shaping up to be one of the most impressive and excitable in a long time. Athletic, high flying recruits are adding to the hype, and this year in the Big Ten, they’ve got quite a few commits. ESPN ranks the best high school basketball recruits...

Baltimore Ravens season outlook

Allen Khodab, Sports Editor
October 15, 2015
Filed under Sports

When football season is approaching, you can feel it in the air. The purple jerseys slowly start to come out of a long off-season buried deep inside a closet. Students begin to argue about which team will win the Super Bowl and which player will take their fantasy football team to the title. On Fridays,...

Boys’ soccer gears up for another successful season

Brendan Varhaftik, Sports Editor
October 13, 2015
Filed under Sports

Pikesville’s varsity soccer has been a source of panther pride at the school for the past couple of years. With last year’s season being successful with an 11-3 record, due to a mix of talent both young and old, and a trip to states the year before, winning is fresh in the team’s mind. Currently, pr...

Jesane Phillander hopes to lead PHS basketball in the future

Jarred Belman, Sports Editor
April 18, 2015
Filed under Sports

Pikesville boys basketball has enjoyed one of their more successful seasons in recent memory this year, beating teams with their knockdown shooting, and upsetting 11th ranked Milford Mill Academy. A big reason for Pikesville’s success this year has been big man Jesane Phillander. At six-foot-two, Phillander...

Cheerleading shows excellence, makes appearance at regionals

Morgan Anthony, Feature Editor
April 18, 2015
Filed under Sports

PHS cheerleaders are reflecting a spectacular season, after making an appearance at regionals. Last season, the panthers came up short for qualifications at counties. The Lady Panthers placed fourth at the CCBC Dundalk county competition out of twenty teams with a score of 101.65. “Advancing to...

New coach, David Kreller, looks to lead girls basketball to victory

Sarah Brownstein, Student Life Editor
February 16, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Pikesville High School girls basketball team has two new varsity coaches, David Kreller takes over as the head varsity coach and Michael Behrens will be the assistant varsity coach. Kreller was the boys’ varsity coach at Loch Raven High School for nine years and when he came to PHS he had hoped...

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