Gilman Athletic Director Russell Wrenn ‘96 is shown with Trilogy Lacrosse CEO Ryan Boyle ‘00 and campers at Boyle’s lacrosse camp at Goucher College. Wrenn spoke to two different sessions of campers about the college recruiting process. Boyle founded Trilogy in 2005 with his Gilman and Princeton teammate, Rob Lindsey ‘00.
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New York Jets LB Brandon Copeland ’09 held his third annual Beyond the Basics football camp, serving 400+ kids, at Gilman, offering a day of football drills, community service, and mentorship. Learn more in this Baltimore Magazine story. Watch an interview with Brandon in this WBAL-TV 11 story.
Mac Ford '81 has scored The Baltimore Sun All-Metro Girls Lacrosse Coach of the Year, after guiding Notre Dame Prep's Blazers to a 17-4 season and their first IAAM A Conference championship since 2003. Ford, a member of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame after his playing career with Gilman, North Carolina and the U.S. national team, has a 56-24 record in his four years with the Blazers. Read all about it here.
Davey Emala '09 and Marcus Holman '09 pose with Major League Lacrosse Commissioner Sandy Brown '81 after the MLL All-Star Game. Marcus outscored his former teammate, but Davy's MLL All-Star Team got the better of Marcus' Team USA squad in a 15-14 overtime win. Read more about the game here, and about Marcus' and Team USA's quest for gold in the 2018 FIL World Championship here.
In his final year as head coach, Brian Doud '82 has led Birmingham's Mountain Brook Spartans to the state championship in high school boys lacrosse. His son, Sean, was a defenseman for the team until graduation this year. Read more in the Over the Mountain Journal.
Edward Brown, III '14 is the recipient of Dickinson College's Hufstader Senior Prize, which is awarded annually to two graduating seniors who, in the judgment of the college president, have made the greatest contributions to the good of the college.
Will Rosenfield '14, a junior at Trinity College, has been named NESCAC Men's Golfer of the Year. With a scoring average of 73.3, he has been a medalist in three tournament this season, including the NESCAC Championship, which the Bantams won. Read more here.
James Wieler '09 climbed to Uhuru Peak, the highest summit on Kilimanjaro. The sign in the photo says he's at 5,895 m (19,341 ft).
The latest book by Chris White ‘74, The Last Lobster: Boom or Bust for Maine's Greatest Fishery?, will be published on June 5 by St. Martin's Press. Visit his website to read reviews and order books.
After primaries were held for the 7th District House seat in Georgia, David Kim ‘97 has advanced to a runoff that will take place on July 24. The winner will face Republican Rep. Rob Woodall in November. Learn more on the David Kim for U.S. Congress website.
After seven years as host of a sports talk show on WBAL NewsRadio 1090, Brett Hollander '03 has taken over the afternoon slot and will largely focus on state and local issues, "with a sprinkling of national topics and sports coverage." Learn more about his new show here.
When the FIL World Lacrosse Championships open in July, Gilman will be well-represented. In addition to Marcus Holman '09, who will suit up for Team USA, his former teammate Evan Redwood '08 will take the field for Team Jamaica. Jamaica will be making its first-ever appearance on lacrosse's biggest stage, and Redwood has played a vital role in establishing lacrosse on the island nation by recruiting players, hosting clinics, setting up youth leagues, securing equipment, and raising much-needed funds. Learn more about Team Jamaica and follow Evan’s progress here.
"The San Franciscos and New Yorks are easy to love — whether they ever love you back or not. A love for Baltimore is much harder earned and potentially much more transformational." Read The Baltimore Sun's thoughtful and hopeful OpEd, written by Will Zerhouni '94, here.
Fullback Henry Poggi '13 signed as a rookie free agent with the Oakland Raiders. Henry played four years at Michigan. Congrats, Henry!
George Hess '55, David Hess '82, and Eli Hess competed for the 13th time in the American Visionary Art Museum's 20th Kinetic Sculpture Race.
Greg Wills '15, Georgetown '19, has published Plugged In: How AI will Enhance an Evolving Sports World, a "look at new AI technology and its effect on the sports industry." You can order here.
Draft dreams do come true - the Los Angeles Rams selected Micah Kiser '13 in Round 5, Pick 10 of the 2018 NFL draft. Read the report on NFL.com.
Doug Hoffberger '90 has been inducted into the Maryland State Squash Hall of Fame. He is ranked #1 nationally in the Men's 40+ Doubles Division.
Composer Judah Adashi '94 produced the third annual Rise Bmore, an annual evening of words and music in honor of Freddie Gray. The event included the premiere of a new work, "Invocation: Dear Baltimore."
Artist Palden Hamilton '93 spoke with Upper School students during a recent assembly. He showed his work and spoke about his life as a painter.