5/19/12 – Towson, MD Taken from a story written by Glenn Graham for The Baltimore Sun

Going into the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference playoffs, Calvert Hall coach Bryan Kelly said a team has to be playing great lacrosse and also have some breaks go its way to claim one of the country’s most prized championships.

In Friday’s title game against No. 2 Loyola, his No. 1 Cardinals skipped the good fortune and were just plain great.

Taking charge with a precise second quarter that finished with four unanswered goals, the Cardinals proved better in every facet in earning a 17-3 win over the Dons in front of an announced 5,684 Johnny Unitas Stadium. For more, click here >

5/22/12 – Towson, MDTaken from a story written by Sandra McKee for The Baltimore Sun

Nothing separated the Calvert Hall and Archbishop Curley baseball teams until the bottom of the sixth inning of the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference championship final on Tuesday.

A miscommunication on a foul ball, gave Calvert Hall’s Colin Gimblet a second chance at the plate with two out and a runner at second base. When Gimblet got his second chance, he used it, driving a single through the gap to center field, bringing home Alex Pastorius for the only run of the game .

A half-inning later, Calvert Hall had won, 1-0, claiming its first title in three years. After the final out, the Cardinals (29-6) stormed the field at Ripken Stadium in celebration and relief. For more, click here >