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Maryland in March Madness

Mikaela T., Sports Writer and Editorialist February 18, 2021

As snow falls, anticipation rises across the nation. Families watch the exciting collegiate level basketball games leading up to the deciding Selection Sunday. If you find yourself confused, here's a quick...

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Falling Short of the Final Four

Mikaela T., Sports Writer and Editorialist January 21, 2021

The Baltimore Ravens faced a devastating loss to the Buffalo Bills on the evening of January 16th, resulting in their elimination from the playoffs. This is only one of the numerous hits the team and their...

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Play Like a Girl

Mikaela T., Sports Writer and Editorialist December 24, 2020

The phrase "Play like a Girl" is finally seeing the light. Well, at least the light that hits the back of a helmet. Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller is the first woman ever to play in the Power 5 Conference....

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Magic Behind the Mask

Mikaela T., Sports Writer and Editorialist November 19, 2020

It’s evident that returning to school this fall has been anything but normal. Schedules, clubs, and sports alike have all been heavily altered in the interest of student and staff’s safety. “Though,...

Being A Cheerleader in the Mercy-IND Big Game

Being A Cheerleader in the Mercy-IND Big Game

Emily Fitz-Patrick, Author January 27, 2020

The Mercy-IND game is the most competitive game of the school year. Teachers sit front row to watch the action, students sit in the student section, and family members watch from the top of the stadium,...

Heading to a Ravens Game?

Heading to a Ravens Game?

Kelley Scott, Author November 25, 2019

Are you going to a Baltimore Ravens game anytime soon? Never been? Here is some important things to know. What do I do before gameday? Whether the game is on Sunday, Monday, or Thursday, you want...

The Indifference in Women Sports

The Indifference in Women Sports

Cassidy Roberts, Staff March 20, 2019

In the Mercy community, people have wondered why Calvert Hall College was getting their second turf field while Mercy remained with none. It is very common for men’s sports to be more recognized and...

53rd Big Game

53rd Big Game

Cassidy Roberts , Staff February 27, 2019

The Mercy vs Institute of Notre Dame Game has been a very long tradition for our school. This game originated back in 1967, when they were the pregame for the Baltimore Bullets. The Baltimore Bullets...

End of Fall Season Sports

Cassidy Roberts November 28, 2018

   With the leaves falling and the air getting colder, the fall sports came to a close. Varsity volleyball has officially ended their season with a loss to St. Mary’s in the quarterfinals. They had...

Savanna’s Broken Record for Varsity Volleyball

Savanna’s Broken Record for Varsity Volleyball

Cassidy Roberts, Staff October 24, 2018

Varsity’s Volleyball over the past couple weekends had played a long and heated game against Mt. Carmel. In the previous year, Mercy Volleyball has lost to them, but this year Volleyball had pulled...

Start of Field Hockey’s Season

Start of Field Hockey’s Season

Cassidy Roberts , Writer September 28, 2018

In the past years, Field Hockey was not the leaders of their conference. Since those past years, they have came back in triumph. Field Hockey has been beating their competition from the schools; City,...

Sports on The Shield: Two Student Perspectives' on the Orioles

Sports on The Shield: Two Student Perspectives’ on the Orioles

Savannah Collins and Kaitlyn Le Compte Roy April 18, 2018

The Baltimore Orioles have recently begun their 2018 season. The beginning of this season has produced many opinions from the fans. Fortunately, The Shield happens to have two major Orioles fans on their...

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