Archive for March, 2012

New group at Patterson will tackle issues facing homeless students

March 11, 2012

A new group is forming at Patterson High School to support the rights of homeless students. The group, called On Our Own Together, also teaches people what homelessness is really like. According to the group’s spokesperson, attorney Monisha Cherayil, being homeless doe not necessarily mean you have to be living on the street. If you and your family are crashing at someone else’s house or living or in your car, you are still considered homeless and are entitled to certain rights and support.

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Clippers win basketball State Championship game

March 11, 2012
Players celebrate their victory with Coach Martin -- Photo courtesy of The Baltimore Sun (Kenneth K. Lam)

Patterson won its first state championship in any sport on Saturday, grabbing the 3A title with an 86-75 win over Thomas Stone at University of Maryland’s Comcast Center.

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Patterson defeats Tuscarora, 70-46, in 3A state semifinals

March 9, 2012

Patterson used an aggressive full-court press to force 29 turnovers and pulled away after halftime in its 70-46 victory over Tuscarora in a 3A state semifinal game at the Comcast Center.

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Patterson defeats Milford Mill, 75-72, to win 3A North

March 6, 2012
Patterson's Varsity basketball team celebrates their victory over Milford Mill. (Photo:

Patterson scored 12 straight points in the third and fourth quarters to erase a nine-point deficit and held on to beat Milford Mill, 75-72, to claim the 3A North title and earn a trip to the Comcast Center for the state tournament.

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