Category: Feature

Poets rally for victory at Wells Challenge

No. 8 Dunbar upends Calvert Hall; No. 4 John Carroll pulls away from Lake Clifton by Derek Toney photos by Jimmy Fields Sr. Before tip-off of the showcase match between Calvert Hall College and Dunbar at the 2nd annual William Wells Challenge at Coppin State University Thursday, former Poet coach Bob Wade and former Cardinal coach Mark Amatucci were honored. Amatucci and Wade guided their respective programs to iconic status, winning mythical national titles in the early 1980s. The 1981 Dunbar/Calvert Hall match – a triple overtime battle won by the Cardinals at the Towson Center – is widely...

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2nd Annual William Wells Challenge tips tonight

No. 4 John Carroll faces No. 10 Lake Clifton (5:30) and No. 8 Dunbar battles Calvert Hall (7:30) The William Wells Challenge, named in honor of long-time St. Frances Academy boys basketball coach William Wells, who won more than 500 games while coaching on various levels in the SFA program and won a record seven Baltimore Catholic League Tournament championships, takes place Thursday night at Coppin State University. The double-header features a pair of high profile boys games matching a pair of BCL program against two Baltimore City powers. In the first game, which tips at 5:30 p.m., No....

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