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July 31, 2012

Olympic Rowing: Wednesday, August 1

Rowing – Men’s Eight

Results:

  • 1. Germany – 5:48.75
  • 2. Canada – 5:49.98
  • 3. Great Britain – 5:51.18
  • 4. United States – 5:51.48
  • 5. Netherlands – 5:51.72
  • 6. Australia – 5:51.87

United States

  • Bow – David Banks (Churchill)
  • Seat 2 – Grant James
  • Seat 3 – Ross James
  • Seat 4 – William Miller
  • Seat 5 – Giuseppe Lanzone
  • Seat 6 – Stephen Kasprzyk
  • Seat 7 – Jacob Cornelius
  • Stroke – Brett Newlin
  • Coxwain – Zachary Vlahos

Final – 5:30 a.m. Eastern

  • Lane 1 – Netherlands – 5:51.72
  • Lane 2 – Great Britain – 5:51.18
  • Lane 3 – United States – 5:51.48
  • Lane 4 – Germany – 5:48.75
  • Lane 5 – Canada – 5:49.98
  • Lane 6 – Australia – 5:51.87
July 27, 2012

Olympic Rowing: Saturday, July 28

Rowing – Men’s Eight

David Banks

David Banks

The United States, with Winston Churchill High School alum David Banks rowing in the bow position, held off a late push from Australia to win the first heat of the Men’s 8 competition in the 2012 Summer Olympics at the Eton Dorney Rowing Centre in Windsor, England on Saturday.

The United States’ time of 5:30.72 was good for fourth best of the eight boats entered in the event.

By winning their heats, the United States and Germany each secured a spot in the medal race, scheduled for Wednesday. The remaining six boats will participate in repechages on Monday to determine four additional finalists.

United States

  • Bow – David Banks (Churchill)
  • 2 – Grant James
  • 3 – Ross James
  • 4 – Will Miller
  • 5 – Giuseppe Lanzone
  • 6 – Stephen Kasprzyk
  • 7 – Jacob Cornelius
  • Stroke – Brett Newlin
  • Coxswain – Zachary Vlahos

Preliminaries:

Heat 1 (of 2), 5:10 a.m. Eastern

  • Lane 1 – Australia – 5:32.43
  • Lane 2 – United States – 5:30.72 
  • Lane 3 – Ukraine – 5:38.02
  • Lane 4 – Poland – 5:35.64

Heat 2 (of 2), 5:20 a.m. Eastern

  • Lane 1 – Great Britain – 5:27.61
  • Lane 2 – Canada – 5:37.91
  • Lane 3 – Germany – 5:25.52
  • Lane 4 – Netherlands – 5:28.99
June 11, 2012

News and Notes: June 11

  • Cody Acker of James Hubert Blake High School led off the bottom of the first inning with a single and scored the game’s first run for the South as they beat the North, 4-3, in the Brooks Robinson All-Star Game at Camden Yards in Baltimore on Sunday. [Gazette/Baltimore Sun]
  • Matt Leonard of Winston Churchill High School was selected for the Maryland State Lacrosse Coaches Association class of 2013 Free State Top 44 team after tryouts held Sunday at South River High School in Mayo. The 2013 Top 44 game is scheduled for 7:30 pm Wednesday at Anne Arundel Community College. [@ChurchillLax/MSLCA.org]
  • Amy Wood stepped down after winning 10 state championships in 19 seasons as field hockey coach at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. [TopOfTheCircle.com/Gazette]
  • Northwest High School athletic director Jim Tapley received the 2012 National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association award of merit for the state of Maryland. [NorthwestAthletics.org]
  • The Quince Orchard High School football team will host their 8th annual Cougar Classic Golf Tournament on Friday at the Bretton Woods Golf Club in Germantown. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. [Cougar Classic Golf]
May 21, 2012

Churchill Boys and Girls Lacrosse Swept Out of Playoffs by Westminster

The Winston Churchill High School boys and girls lacrosse teams both met the same fate Saturday, each losing their 4A/3A semifinal matchups with Westminster in Reisterstown to miss out on a chance to appear in the state championship game for the first time.

For the girls, who lost 18-8, it was the third consecutive year in which they made it to the semifinal round. The boys, who lost 14-10, were making their first semifinal appearance since 2002.

The Westminster boys team will  face undefeated South River in the state final at UMBC on Wednesday at 4:00 pm. South River was a finalist last year as well, losing to Linganore, 13-12, in the title game.

The Westminster girls will face defending champion Severna Park at 6:00 pm Wednesday, also at UMBC.

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May 19, 2012

Lacrosse Playoffs: Saturday, May 19

4A/3A State Semifinals

@ Franklin High School
12000 Reisterstown Rd.
Reisterstown, Maryland

Boys

Westminster 14, Churchill 10

Girls

Westminster 18, Churchill 8

May 16, 2012

Lacrosse Playoffs: Wednesday, May 16

Boys Lacrosse

4A/3A West Regional Final

(1) Churchill 12, (2) Sherwood 6

Girls Lacrosse

4A/3A West Regional Final

(2) Churchill 20, (1) Sherwood 19

3A/2A West Regional Final

(2) Century 20, (1) Damascus 5

May 7, 2012

Lacrosse: Playoff Seedings Announced

Montgomery County stands a good chance of being well represented in the later rounds of the state high school lacrosse playoffs this year, as the Churchill boys and the Sherwood, Quince Orchard and Damascus girls teams were each seeded first in their respective regional brackets, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association  announced on Monday.

The tournament begins on Wednesday, with the finals to be held at the University of Maryland Baltimore County on May 22 and 23.

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April 30, 2012

News and Notes: April 30

  • Undrafted free agent running back Jourdan Brooks of Morgan State, a Seneca Valley alum who previously played for Rutgers, has reportedly signed with the Cincinnati Bengals.
  • Winston Churchill High School senior Nadim Elhage, hampered by an elbow injury, placed 18th in the shot put at the prestigious Penn Relays in Philadelphia on Friday.
  • Marie Cornejo, in her first season as coach of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School co-ed volleyball team, has been named the school’s  girls varsity volleyball coach for the fall season.
  • Einstein and Quince Orchard will each hold signing ceremonies this week for their seniors who will be playing college sports next year. The event at Einstein will be Tuesday at 10:45 am in the school’s auditorium, while Quince Orchard will host their ceremony Friday at 11:00 am.
  • The Richard Montgomery booster club will host the fifth annual Mike Curtis golf tournament and silent auction at Redgate golf course in Rockville on May 14th at noon. More information is available at www.rmboosters.com/golf.html .
  • The Softball Notebook at the Gazette has items about Churchill junior shortstop Katie Jenkins and Einstein freshman pitcher Austen Whibley.