Thursday, May 9, 2013
Alexandra Bartlett received a scholarship worth $2,500.
A South River High School senior is the most recent county student added to the growing list of National Merit Scholars, announced Wednesday by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Senior Alexandra Bartlett was chosen from a talented group of 15,000 students from across the country and among 57 from the state of Maryland, according to a release. She will receive a single-payment scholarship worth $2,500 to pursue her post-secondary studies in biomedical engineering. Students earn the honor based on their excellent academic records, standardized test performances, school and community leadership, essay submissions and high school recommendations. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation will announce another 4,500 scholarship …
Monday, February 25, 2013
South River's Austin Alley qualified to wrestle at 126 pounds. His brother, Collin, will wrestle at 145 pounds
South River High will have two chances at a state wrestling title this weekend with twin brothers Collin and Austin Alley earning berths. Austin Alley will wrestle at 126 pounds, after securing a record of 42-4 on the season. He will open against Malachi Edmond of North Point. Collin Alley will compete at 145 pounds and open against Jacob Asher of Dulaney Valley. In an interview with Patch in January, both Collin and Austin Alley said that a state title for the team, as well as individual titles, were goals for the season. The MPSSAA state wrestling tournament will take place Friday and Saturday at Cole Field House in College Park. See also:
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The kickoff will include a chili cook-off fundraiser open to everyone in the community.
The South Anne Arundel County Relay for Life Kickoff event is taking place this Saturday and the whole community is invited to attend. Wes Baker, a teacher at South River High, told Patch the day-long event will include a chili cook-off fundraiser, door prizes and all the information teams need to participate in the 2013 Relay for Life event. The kickoff will begin Saturday starting at 1 p.m. inside South River's gymnasium, Baker said. Last year’s Relay for Life—an all-night fundraising and awareness event sponsored by the American Cancer Society—was a huge success despite rainy weather and overcast skies. Hundreds of volunteers packed into the South River gym amid the humid conditions to celebrate those who beat cancer and remember those…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The event will serve as entertainment for the public while providing additional funding for the band's competition trip to South Carolina in the spring.
As someone who played tenor saxophone for 12 years, I know how hard it is to play an instrument for hours on end. So when I heard about South River High’s concert band’s 9-hour “Play-A-Thon,” my jaw dropped. Starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, about 100 South River students and 35 adult volunteers will participate in a musical marathon for a special one-time concert/educational experience—ultimately culminating into a one-hour show from 4-5 p.m. Hosted by the South River Music Boosters, family members, residents who pledged financially and other guests are invited to volunteer throughout the day and as the young musicians gain extra training and instruction. Additionally, the Play-A-Thon will help raise funds for the school’s competition trip …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
South River field hockey athletes Abbey Lawrence and Taylor Bresnahan are selected to the first-team squad.
Two South River High field hockey athletes were selected to the first-team All-State squad last week, the second most of any Maryland school, and one was named on the honorable mention squad. According to The Baltimore Sun, the state Field Hockey Coaches Association released its list for All-State first-team, second-team and honorable mention. Three Seahawks were among those named to the various lists. Abbey Lawrence and Taylor Bresnahan both earned first-team honors for their play in attack and defense respectively. Midfielder Anna Wagner made it to the honorable mention squad too. The three local girls led South River's field hockey team to its second state championship in seven years, defeating Catonsville High 6-0. Do you know any of…
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Local athletes announce where they are heading after graduation.
Seventeen athletes from South River High recently announced their intentions to play for specific athletic programs at the collegiate level. While most of the signees play for the boys or girls lacrosse teams, several other sports were represented when the Seahawks participated in National Signing Day last Wednesday. Athletes from the school’s lacrosse, girls basketball, swimming, baseball and field hockey teams each announced their decisions to play for college programs, ranging from Florida to Oregon. The girls lacrosse team contained the most college commitments with 11, while girls basketball, baseball and field hockey had the fewest—one each. Some of the more notable commitments involved the lacrosse programs. Standout boys lacrosse …
Monday, November 12, 2012
The first Empty Bowls event at South River High on Wednesday is sold out.
UPDATE (3 p.m.)—After donating more food than any school in all of Maryland last year during its Harvest for the Hungry campaign, South River High is making another push this year with a brand new event called “Empty Bowls.” In partnership with local restaurants including The Killarney House, The Chop House, South County Café, Chevy’s and Chick-Fil-A, the school is hosting an all-you-can-eat soup dinner for the community to raise money for families in need. Wesley Baker, a teacher at South River High and one of the leaders of the Empty Bowls event, said the dinner is just the next step in teaching young people the importance of caring for others. On Monday afternoon, Patch confirmed with Baker that the event is sold out. "The only thing …
The Seahawks cruised past Catonsville High, scoring six goals and allowing none.
South River's field hockey team are state champions, thanks to a stellar showing against Catonsville High on Saturday. The Seahawks secured the victory with relative ease, scoring six goals against Catonsville and not allowing a single score on defense. Local South River parent and photographer Jan Gratz took plenty of photos. Here is a photo gallery of the big game, along with some great moments from the state championship celebrations.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Kacie Longo netted two goals to lead the Seahawks to a 4-0 victory over Bowie High, along with a spot in the state championship game.
South River's girls soccer team is headed to the state championship after they soundly defeated Bowie High on Saturday, 4-0. Led by goal-machine Kacie Longo, who scored twice, the Seahawks held Bowie scoreless while piling up the offensive pressure. They will go on to face the winner of Sherwood High vs. Bethesda-Chevy Chase High later next week. The final game time is yet to be decided. In the meantime, enjoy this photo gallery provided by South River parent Valerie Rhodes. Have photos from the game or give a shout out to someone on the team? Share it in the comments!
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The Severna Park volleyball team defeated the Seahawks in four sets.
South River's volleyball team ended its run for a state championship Wednesday night as they fell to Severna Park High in four sets. The Seahawks volleyball team defeated Severna Park in four sets during the regular season, but the tables turned on them Wednesday night as the they lost to the Falcons, ending their run towards a state title. Falling in four sets—25-17, 24-26, 25-18, 25-18—South River couldn't overcome some big rallies by the Falcons in the third and fourth sets. South River lost the first set but won the second, 26-24, and then pushed hard again in the third. “Severna Park led 23-19, then South River caught fire and outscored Severna Park 7-1 to tie the match at one set apiece,” said Severna Park head coach Tim Dunbar in …