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2018-19 UMBC Basketball Mid-Season Report

2018-19 UMBC Basketball Mid-Season Report

January 9, 2019

UMBC basketball has started their 2018-19 season with a solid 8-7 start. The Retrievers have had their struggles on both sides of the ball this year with a low 46.9% shooting percentage and giving up...

Off-Season Importance for Athletes

Off-Season Importance for Athletes

January 7, 2019

Have you ever wondered what athletes do during the times where they’re not playing a sport? Most people who aren’t athletes themselves believe that athletes don’t have to train for the upcoming...

2018 College Football Regular Season Recap

2018 College Football Regular Season Recap

January 2, 2019

The 2018 college football season is over, and we have another Alabama and Clemson dominated season.   The Tide dominated through their schedule, outscoring their opponents 623-183. Alabama’s closest battle this year was the SEC Championship against Georgia, a...

Is Lamar Jackson the Answer?

Is Lamar Jackson the Answer?

December 21, 2018

For the past five weeks, Lamar Jackson has been the starting quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens, bringing excitement back to a team that seemed to be spiraling out of control. Thanks in part to Joe...

Orioles Recent Hires Just What The Team Needs

Orioles Recent Hires Just What The Team Needs

December 21, 2018

A new era is right around the corner in Baltimore with the Orioles hiring Mike Elias as general manager and Brandon Hyde as manager.  The credentials of both Elias and Hyde are just what the Orioles needed after a dismal 2018 season in which the...

College Football is Better than the NFL

College Football is Better than the NFL

December 8, 2018

College football is not only more entertaining to watch than the NFL, it is a completely better organization.   The NCAA provides tons of options for the both the causal and hardcore fan. For example, in just Division I alone, there are 155 teams between the FBS and FCS.   While the NFL s...

Maryland Fires DJ Durkin: Where Do They Go Next?

Maryland Fires DJ Durkin: Where Do They Go Next?

November 29, 2018

After shocking the world and being eviscerated by the media for reinstating Maryland head football coach DJ Durkin, the school reversed course the day after with university president Wallace Loh announcing...

UMBC Basketball Preview 2018-19

UMBC Basketball Preview 2018-19

November 19, 2018

“The superlatives, you can’t come up with enough,” said Bill Raftery on that fateful Friday night in mid-March, a night that would change UMBC forever.   The Retrievers come into the 2018-19 season with a bigger fanbase then ever after beating #1 overall seed Virginia, pulling off the bigge...

Trying Out for CHS Boys Basketball

Trying Out for CHS Boys Basketball

November 7, 2018

Every year, around 50 people tryout for the CHS basketball team, but only a small amount make the cut. Thirteen players will make each team, JV and varsity.   This year tryouts run from Nov 15-18. The minimum GPA to be able to try out for both the JV and the Varsity basketball team is 2.0 by the end of Quarter One. Each player also needs ...

Orioles Looking to the Future

Orioles Looking to the Future

November 7, 2018

Looking to the future, the Orioles will have a lot to improve upon. Just like Rome wasn’t built in a day, the Orioles won’t be rebuilt over just one year. It will take some time, but the Birds do...

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