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The Indifference in Women Sports

The Indifference in Women Sports

Cassidy Roberts, Staff

March 20, 2019


Filed under Athletics, School News, Showcase, Uncategorized

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 praised rather than women sports. For example, the top main sports that people watch that mostly consis...

53rd Big Game

53rd Big Game

Cassidy Roberts, Staff

February 27, 2019


Filed under Athletics, Showcase, Video

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 was a basketball team we used to have, located in what is now the Royal Farms Arena. These games ...

End of Fall Season Sports

Cassidy Roberts

November 28, 2018


Filed under Athletics

   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 a lot of success this season. Their record was twice more the wins then the previous years. Varsity ...

Savanna’s Broken Record for Varsity Volleyball

Savanna’s Broken Record for Varsity Volleyball

Cassidy Roberts, Staff

October 24, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Showcase, Sports Showcase

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 out a victory against them. During these four sets of playing, Savanna Foertsch has broken a recor...

Start of Field Hockey’s Season

Start of Field Hockey’s Season

Cassidy Roberts, Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Showcase, Uncategorized

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, Harford Christian, Key, and their last win against Catholic High. Catholic High was a big competition...

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


Filed under Athletics, Opinion, Showcase

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 staff, Kaitlyn Le Compte Roy and Savannah Collins. Here are their perspectives on the season so far. Kaitlyn So far, this season...

Mercy IND Game

Mercy IND Game

Lauren Wallace, Coordinating Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Showcase, Slideshow

Red Blood Moon: Proof Mercy will Win the Big Game

Red Blood Moon: Proof Mercy will Win the Big Game

Sara Matvey, Contributor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Athletics

Recently, a lunar phenomenon has occurred. Tuesday morning, a super moon, blue moon, and blood moon appeared in the sky. Is this proof that Mercy will upset IND on Friday? Only time will tell.

Twin Day Pictures Spirit Week 2018

Twin Day Pictures Spirit Week 2018

Meg Kennedy & Julia Shovan, Staff

January 31, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Features, Lifestyle, School News, Uncategorized

In order to celebrate Spirit Week and The Big Game this Friday, the Mercy community picked out their favorite matching outfits and dressed like a friend. Here are some pictures from Twin Day 2018!

Mercy Field Hockey Senior Game 2017

Mercy Field Hockey Senior Game 2017

Lauren Wallace, Coordinating Editor

October 28, 2017


Filed under Athletics

Turkey Bowl 2016

Savannah Collins

December 5, 2016


Filed under Athletics, School News

The Turkey Bowl, an annual football game played between Calvert Hall College and Loyola Blakefield High School is a tradition that began 97 years ago in the year 1919. The game is now held in the home of the Baltimore Ravens, M&T Bank Stadium in downtown Baltimore. The game is often broadcast live...

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