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Lady Pumas muscle Bulldogs out of state playoffs

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Colby CooperUPPER MARLBORO – Attacker Colby Cooper tried not to scream through the stinging pain, but her eyes were already filled with tears. The Dr. Henry Wise, Jr. High School sophomore was accidentally hit by an opposing stick on her head during a loose ball scramble in a Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) 4A girls lacrosse state playoff match against Bowie High School on May 11.

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Eleanor Roosevelt stuns Bowie in comeback win

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Chris Jones baseballGREENBELT – When the state playoffs begin, a brand new season starts and teams become willing to do anything to chase championship glory. The Eleanor Roosevelt Raiders (16-3) took the field against the rival Bowie Bulldogs (13-6) to complete a four-run comeback victory (7-6) on May 12 during a Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) 4A baseball playoff match.

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County baseball and softball playoff contenders

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TerrellDelaney baseballHYATTSVILLE – Starting on Thursday, May 10, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) will begin the first rounds of the state baseball playoffs, culminating in a trip to the finals at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen on May 25-26.

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Bulldogs beat Roosevelt 3-1 to punch ticket to regional finals

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Copy of 6 Bowie Justin John Longbah Roosevelt Alex PaganBOWIE – Freshman Michael Adekanmbi calls it a “natural chemistry” that he has developed with his fellow strikers, seniors Isaiah Price and Justin John-Longbah.

Bowie High School Boys’ Soccer Head Coach Frantz Deetjen calls them a “three-headed monster.”

The trio known as “J.I.M.,” in reference to their first names, have been wreaking havoc on their opponents this season. The group scored 37 of Bowie’s 49 goals this year and helped lead the team to 10 regular season wins and a county championship. However, a state title is the ultimate goal for the Bulldogs.

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Good Coaching Has No Gender: Ocampos-Barry restores glory to Bladensburg boys’ soccer

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Juliana Ocampos BarryRIVERDALE – José Argueta lay motionless after being slammed to the ground following a hard challenge during the Bladensburg boys’ soccer team’s 2-1 loss at Parkdale on Sept. 22.

As Assistant Coach Craig Tupper yelled at one of the referees, Bladensburg Head Coach Juliana Ocampos-Barry rushed onto the field to check on her injured striker.

She helped Argueta up and walked him toward the sidelines. After a final check, Ocampos-Barry allowed him back onto the field before returning to a methodical, quiet stance and crossing her arms.

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