Varsity Letter: Multi-sport approach pays off

Prior to the start of the wrestling season, the football roster of the Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets, a school that was the 3A state champion and beat the Patriots 47-9 along the way, was posted in the boys’ locker room. Each of the players on the football roster who also competed on the school’s wrestling team…

Swim and Dive: Boys start season strong; girls look to bounce back

After a strong and helpful preseason, the team is looking to expand their vocabulary to include the phrase “Maryland State Champions.” Their first scrimmage was against Richard Montgomery and Rockville on Dec. 2. Richard Montgomery won states last year, so this was expected to be a challenging meet for the Patriots. “I think that everyone…

JV Girls Basketball: Girls tested early in season

The Patriots finished off their scrimmages in the preseason against the Damascus Hornets. With a close first quarter, and the Patriots only having three subs, they still came away winning their final scrimmage. With only two practices before the first game of the regular season, the Patriots worked as hard as they could. The first…

JV Wrestling: New team starts out year with defeat

As the weather gets colder, that can only mean one thing… the start of everyone’s favorite winter sport: JV wrestling. The Patriots have been preparing for nine months, getting ready to face off against county rivals on the mat this year. After last year’s disappointing 3-5 record the team is ready to start out fresh.…

Hockey: Team returns to winning in dominating fashion

After going through a rough patch in the season just a few weeks ago, picking up losses against Churchill and RM, the hockey team has been back on track after winning their last two games in dominant fashion. The team took care of business on Dec. 8 against Whitman. Senior Zack Lechner scored two minutes…