Friday, May 10, 2013
Howard, Mt. Hebron and Reservoir also advanced to the second round.
By beating Annapolis 12-0 on Thursday, Atholton’s softball team will face county foe River Hill in the second round of the MPSSAA Class 3A softball tournament. River Hill, the East region’s No. 3 seed, earned a bye in the first round and didn’t have to play. The two teams will play Monday at 4 p.m. at River Hill. The teams have played twice already this season, with Atholton defeating River Hill both times. Other 3A winners were Howard, Mt. Hebron and Reservoir. Howard defeated Wilde Lake 23-5 and will face top seed Northeast in the second round. Mt. Hebron upended Centennial 11-0 and Reservoir shutout Hammond 7-0. Howard County teams didn’t fare as well in the Class 2A tournament, however. Oakland Mills fell 10-0 to Lackey and fifth-seed …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Aberdeen and River Hill girls' basketball teams met for the second straight year at UMBC's RAC Arena.
The Eagles girls are soaring once more. Again at the expens of the Hawks. Aberdeen defeated River Hill, 51-47, to win the MPSSAA Class 3A girls state basketball championship Saturday night at UMBC's RAC Arena. Kierra Palmer led the Eagles with 22 points in a comeback victory. River Hill led, 28-18, at the half, but Aberdeen used a strong start to the fourth quarter to repeat last year's victory over the Hawks. It's the second state championship in the program's history in the Eagles third consecutive trip to the finals. Aberdeen accomplished the repeat playing more than half its season without its top player—6-foot-3 senior post player Bri Jones, who will play at the University of Maryland after recovering from surgery to repair a torn …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Find out which top local high school teams are competing in the Maryland State Championships.
Tuesday, February 26
Oakland Mills, Columbia Long Reach, Columbia River Hill, Clarksville Reservoir, Fulton Additional Information: State championship tournament brackets Maryland high school basketball information - MaxPreps
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Police said the 17-year-old student was struck by a vehicle while walking in a crosswalk.
This story was updated at 3:20 p.m. Tuesday A 17-year-old River Hill High School student is now in stable condition after being struck by a car while walking to school on Linden Linthicum Lane Tuesday morning, said police. The student, Matthew R. Curley, 17, of the 5800 block of Clipper Lane, Clarksville, was initially transported to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in serious condition Tuesday morning, police said. His status was upgraded to stable later Tuesday morning, police said. Police said Curley was struck by a 1998 Honda Accord that was traveling westbound on Linden Linthicum Lane around 7:30 a.m. near Little Bells Row. Curley was walking in the crosswalk, according to police. The driver of the Honda, who stopped at …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Former River Hill basketball player is now a star on the Stony Brook University basketball team.
It's Tommy Brenton's turn to lead. The 6-foot-5 forward and team captain is stepping up this season as the Stony Brook Seawolves' leader, focusing the team's efforts on getting back to the America East championship game – and winning a trip to the NCAA tournament that has eluded the team in the past couple of seasons. "I think he gets a lot of respect from our players. He leads by example in practice," head coach Steve Pikiell said. "He's one of the smartest players at all times on the floor. I think he gets respect from not just our players on our team but also our opponents." Brenton, a former standout River Hill High School basketball player, is averaging 7.7 points, 8.5 rebounds (ranked third in America East), 4.8 assists (ranked …
Friday, November 30, 2012
River Hill won its fourth 3A state football championship on Thursday night.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Parades are scheduled at Longfellow Elementary, on Great Star Drive in River Hill, and at Atholton Park.
In addition to the annual fireworks display at Lake Kittamaqundi, Columbia will be hosting three parades on July 4th. 13th Annual River Hill Parade River Hill residents will be marching down Great Star Drive beginning at 9 a.m. The Village of River Hill website recommends that people coming to view the parade bring lawn chairs and blankets to set up along Great Star Drive. Susan Smith, the River Hill Village manager, said local community groups such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Daisy troops and swim teams would be marching in the parade. Smith said a favorite feature of the parade is the Lawn Chair Marching Dads, a group of community residents who have formed a precision drill team that uses lawn chairs. "They toss lawn chairs to one …
Friday, June 1, 2012
The Columbia Home Tour will take residents through five distinct homes in Columbia on Sunday.
It's a series of open houses, but the houses aren't for sale—the annual Columbia Home tour takes place this Sunday. On tap for the tour are five homes; an original Pacesetter model in Oakland Mills, a large colonial in Kings Contrivance, a Tuscan 'castle' in River Hill, a couple's first townhouse in River Hill and an eclectic condo in a Wilde Lake high rise, according to the Columbia Home Tour's fact sheet. The event costs $25 for tickets purchased on Sunday and proceeds will be used to benefit Bridges to Housing Stability, a Howard County charity dedicated to preventing homelessness. Trevor Greene, who blogs at hocopolitico.com, and his wife Debby will be showing their River Hill townhouse on the tour. Trevor invited the community to …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
The River Hill Solar Array, which moves with the sun, sits above Route 32. It will be dedicated Saturday.
Since their installation in March, the 12-dual panel solar "trackers" have stood high on a hill overlooking Route 32, practically announcing their high-tech presence. The solar panels, which move with the sun, will be used to supply power to the River Hill pool and River Hill neighborhood center in Clarksville. This Saturday, the solar array will be formally dedicated. Invitees to the dedication include County Executive Ken Ulman, Elizabeth Bobo and other Maryland clean energy advocates, according to the Columbia Association. The dedication will take place from 10-11 a.m. The event is open to the public. The array is the culmination of a partnership between the CA and solar device manufacturer, Advanced Technology & Reasearch Corp. (ATR), …
Friday, September 30, 2011
Residents have speculated about a few Clarksville businesses closing in the River Hill Village Center, but the fate of Maggie Moo's remains a mystery.
It's my last day at Columbia Patch, and I'm on an epic quest to find out whether Maggie Moo's in the River Hill Village Center is closed. Problem is, I'm on a winding road to nowhere. Earlier this week, I peeked my head through the windows within Maggie Moo's and saw darkness, stacked chairs and an empty ice cream counter. I popped next store, and saw empty shelves at Vintage Wine Cellars in the River Hill Village Center. That mystery was easy enough to solve. "We have gotten low on inventory and we're cleaning out our inventory, but it's business as usual," owner Nathan Merke told me. Merke said the store would soon be placing its large holiday order and that customers would soon see the shelves restocked. So the River Hill Village …