Saturday, March 9, 2013
Aberdeen and River Hill met for the second straight year at UMBC's RAC Arena.
The Eagles girls are soaring once more. Aberdeen defeated River Hill, 51-47, to win the MPSSAA Class 3A 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 knee ligament. Aberdeen finishes its season…
SFMsports.net will broadcast the Aberdeen-River Hill state championship game.
Can't make it to Saturday's Class 3A girls basketball championship to cheer for your Eagles? A locally-based sports broadcasting company has you covered. SFMsports.net will carry a live audio broadcast the game, and every MPSSAA basketball finals contest this month, live on its website. Aberdeen faces River Hill at 8 p.m. Saturday at RAC Arena on the campus of UMBC. A live stream of the game, for a fee, is also available on PlayOn Sports. Headed to the game? Look for Patch. We'll have video coverage following the Eagles-Hawks rematch. Add your photos and video to our community gallery.
Friday, March 8, 2013
The Aberdeen girls basketball team will try to repeat as MPSSAA state champions when they face River Hill at 8 p.m. on Saturday at UMBC's RAC Arena.
Aberdeen will look to repeat when it plays River Hill in the Class 3A state championship Saturday. The Eagles (22-1) advanced with a 71-50 semifinal win against Damascus on Friday to set up a rematch with the Hawks for the state crown. Aberdeen defeated River Hill, 62-48, to win the title last March. Aberdeen (22-1) and River Hill (23-3) meet at 8 p.m. Saturday at UMBC's RAC Arena. It'll be a matchup of Aberdeen's stellar offense against River Hill's tight defense. Aberdeen has won its four playoff games by an average of 73-44. River Hill won its four games by an average score of 51-29. Aberdeen has played in the state tournament four times prior, winning the championship last March after losing the final in 2011. The Eagles also reached …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
The Aberdeen girls basketball team advanced to the MPSSAA's final four on Friday.
Aberdeen won its third straight girls basketball region championship Friday, moving one step closer to defending its state title. The Eagles (22-1) defeated City, 73-45, to win the MPSSAA Class 3A North region crown and advance to the March 7 state semifinal. Aberdeen will face Damascus (21-2)—which defeated South Hagerstown, 60-42 in Friday's Class 3A West region final at 7 p.m. on March 7 at UMBC's RAC Arena. River Hill (21-1), which Aberdeen defeated for last year's state title, advanced Friday and plays Friendly (19-2) in the other Class 3A semifinal. In the Class 2A bracket Friday, Patterson Mill advanced to the state semifinals for the second straight year. Aberdeen has won its three playoff games by an average of 73-42. Damascus, …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The Aberdeen girls basketball team hosts City College Friday night in Aberdeen.
Aberdeen goes for its third straight girls basketball region title Friday night. The Eagles host City College at 6 p.m. at Aberdeen High School. Top seed Aberdeen (21-1) is seeking its third straight trip to the state title game after winning the school's first championship last March. No. 2 seed City (21-2) used a nine-point win against Milford Mill to reach the region final. Aberdeen toppled its two early-round opponents by a combined 66 points to reach Friday's Class 3A North title contest. Friday's winner advances to face either Damascus (20-2) or South Hagerstown (19-2)—who meet in the Class 3A West region final at 7 p.m. Friday—in a state semifinal at 7 p.m. on March 7 at UMBC's RAC Arena. River Hill, which Aberdeen defeated for last…
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The Eagles defeated Edgewood for the Uppper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference championship Wednesday night in Bel Air. It was the team's second straight title.
The Aberdeen girls basketball team cruised past Edgewood, 62-23, to earn the Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference championship Wednesday night in Bel Air. It was the second straight conference title for the Eagles, who have won the UCBAC's Chesapeake Division in both of those seasons. It's the third title overall for Aberdeen, which also won the championship in 2004. Freshman Stephanie Jones led the Eagles in Wednesday's game with 23 points, while Jimmia McCluskey added 14, according to The Aegis. Also Wednesday, Edgewood defeated Joppatowne, 59-55, for the boys conference title. The girls basketball team for Aberdeen is a top seed in the MPSSAA tournament, which begins next week. The Eagles are the defending Class 3A state champions. …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The defending champion Aberdeen girls basketball team is a No. 1 seed in the postseason.
Despite a far different regular season, Aberdeen reaches the end of February much like it did a year ago—with its sights set on another deep playoff run. Some 11 months after winning the Class 3A state title, the Eagles girls basketball team will head into the MPSSAA region playoffs as the No. 1 seed in the Class 3A North region. Aberdeen earned a first round bye and will host the winner of Patterson and Franklin on Feb. 25. A win there means the Eagles host the region semifinal on Feb. 27. The region finals will be played March 1 and 2. Have photos or video of the Eagles in action this season? Share them here. The Eagles have battled adversity in 2012-2013. Namely, Aberdeen lost its star player, Bri Jones, to a knee injury, according to …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Aberdeen is undefeated against division opponents in wrestling, boys basketball and girls basketball so far. Check out the standings for the entire conference.
The Upper Chesapeake Bay Athletic Conference released updated standings Friday morning and Aberdeen is in great shape. The Eagles are leading their respective divisions with perfect records in girls basketball, boys basketball and wrestling. Note: The standings are posted by division, in alphabetical order, as provided by the conference. Did you know? You can post your own photos and videos by clicking the Pics & Clips tab at the top of the page? You can also write about your own team! Skip the middle man altogther and join our Local Voices by clicking here. — Report scores & suggest story ideas—email email@example.com
Friday, July 6, 2012
Aberdeen's Brionna Jones, who has one year left with the Eagles, has elected to play for Brenda Frese at the University of Maryland upon graduation.
Aberdeen's Bri Jones doesn't have much left to accomplish in high school. This week, the Eagles' rising senior began the countdown to graduation by electing her college choice. According to The Sun, the all-metro center informed Maryland coach Brenda Frese on July 4 that she will play for the Terps starting next year. The 6-foot-3 post presence average 23.5 points, 11.6 rebounds and 4.2 blocks as a junior, according to The Sun. She led the Eagles to the program's first state title, a year after pushing Aberdeen to a state finals berth. The Sun reported Jones—whose brother, John Carroll grad Jarred, will attend Loyola this fall—also considered Delaware, Georgetown, South Carolina and Virginia before settling on the Terps. See also:
Monday, April 30, 2012
Aberdeen's state championship team ate at Carsins' recently.
The Aberdeen girls basketball team was recently honored at Aberdeen City Hall. But the accolades don't stop there. From All-Harford nominations to college scholarships, the state champion Eagles are makign headlines. Recently, they visited Carsins' Steak & Seafood to celebrate their title in style. TELL US: Where have you seen the Lady Eagles around town? Leave a comment. Have a photo you want to share or highlight on Patch? Add it to our neighbrhood gallery by clicking the "Pics & Clips" tab.