Friday, January 4, 2013
The Washington Capitals have nominated South River High's ice hockey team for its "game of the week," potentially earning the squad special coverage for their matchup with Thomas Stone High on Jan. 11.
South River High’s ice hockey team is one of the featured nominees in The Washington Capitals’ “game of the week” voting contest. On Jan. 11, the Seahawks face off against Thomas Stone High, and if you vote for their matchup as the game of the week, the contest will be covered by the NHL’s Washington Capitals. In partnership with the “Caps” and the Maryland Student Hockey League, whichever matchup gets the most votes on the official website will earn a high-production digital segment on the NHL team's website—featuring highlights, analysis and a lot more. Special “Caps” personalities including their mascot Slapshot, the Red Rockers and NHL alumni will also be in attendance for the winning matchup. Voting runs now until Monday at 5 p.m., so…
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 19, 2012
For the first time in the school's history, two girls sports programs claimed state championships in the same season.
In the past, South River's girls sports teams have come awfully close to claiming a two-title season. Back in 2005, the Seahawks' field hockey team won the title, but the girls soccer squad fell short in the championship game. However, last week, the local school community saw both those teams claim championships, allowing South River to claim it has one of the most impressive girls sports programs in the state—at least for now. The field hockey squad soundly defeated Catonsville High 6-0 last week. That performance was followed up and matched by the girls soccer team, which won a state title of their own in penalties against Bethesda-Chevy Chase High on Saturday. For the girls soccer team, the championship was its first since back-to-…
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Head football coach Lance Clelland shares what he told his team after a tough defeat to Old Mill on Friday.
South River's football team fell to the Old Mill Patriots on Friday night, 21-7, after suffering from costly turnovers. After the game, Patch caught of up with head coach Lance Clelland to get his thoughts on the game, the season and what the senior class has meant to the football program at South River. To see our in-depth coverage of the game Friday night, including video highlights of the game's biggest plays, click HERE.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
South River fell to Old Mill in the regional semifinals Friday night as the Patriots' defense kept Connor Cox and his talented receiver corps at bay.
One of the most successful seasons in South River football’s history came to an end Friday night, as the Seahawks fell to reigning state champions, the Old Mill Patriots 21-7. After defeating the same Old Mill side in a shootout the previous week, the renowned South River passing game—led by senior quarterback Connor Cox and senior wide receiver Eric Young—was contained by a brutal Patriot secondary, which held the Seahawks to only three receptions in the first half. Patriots running back Shawn Brown made use of his 39 carries, as he gained a massive 225 yards and 2 scores on the ground. Old Mill realized early that the running game was working as they elected to rush on the first 19 consecutive plays and kept with it throughout the game—…
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 …
Monday, June 11, 2012
Nick Sia wrapped up his impressive season by finally meeting his idol, Baltimore Orioles' centerfielder Adam Jones.
Before the start of the 2012 baseball season, South River outfield Nick Sia made a deal via Twitter with one of his idols, Adam Jones. Jones agreed that if Sia was selected to the Brooks Robinson game, an end-of-the-year event highlighting the best players in the state, the Orioles centerfield would meet the local teen. On Sunday, Sia’s dream came true. Following the game, the local teen’s smile went ear-to-ear. “I was amazed he actually came to watch the game. He seemed really cool—a genuinely nice guy,” Sia told Patch. Last week, Patch featured the 17-year-old and his personal struggle to compete this season while battling through an early-season injury. His primary goals were to win a state championship, make the All-County team and …
Friday, June 8, 2012
Despite missing the first third of the season, South River's Nick Sia made the All-County team and is set to meet his idol, Adam Jones.
Prior to the start South River’s varsity baseball season, outfielder Nick Sia sent a tweet to one of his idols, the Baltimore Orioles’ Adam Jones, to make a deal. “He agreed that if I make the state championship game or Brooks Robinson game, he’d meet me,” Sia said. Ecstatic about the possibility of meeting his idol, Sia set out to not only meet Jones but also to make the All-County team for a second year in a row while leading his team to the playoffs. But before the eager Seahawk could take the field, Sia’s spring came to a screeching halt. The injury Just two days before the opening game against rival Arundel High, doctors diagnosed Sia with appendicitis, sidelining him for the first seven games of the year. Sia had been feeling …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
By simply saying “Go Seahawks” or wearing South River High Seahawks clothing, residents can get a free chicken sandwich Thursday night.
After winning the Class 4A/3A Maryland State Lacrosse Championship last Wednesday in dramatic fashion, the South River High School community is set to get another treat after Edgewater’s Chick-fil-A announced it is holding a special appreciation night. “We’re having a South River Boys Lacrosse Appreciation Night for their state championship,” said Chick-fil-A manager Joey Dewey. “The lacrosse team had an amazing season, including five all county [players] and one All American [player].” From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, the local Chick-fil-A in Edgewater is giving away free chicken sandwiches to any patron that says “Go Seahawks” or wears anything related to the South River Seahawks. Last Wednesday, South River’s boys lacrosse team went…