·     Bear wrestlers compete well in very competitive Early Bird Tournament at John Carroll.

·     Another Bear commits to play college sports

·     Two Bears continue in the hunt for an NCAA FCS Football Championship Trophy

·     Anthony Fullum has completed his college football career.

·     Hockey players are into pro and college seasons











Winter Sports—Fall’s over now the indoor sports—inaugural games for Varsity teams; high expectations for all teams

  • Basketball vs. Trinity Christian School, Home, Nov 29 2016 6:15 PM – 8:15 PM
  • Ice Hockey Walt Whitman High School, @ The Bears’ Den at Rockville Ice Arena, Nov 30 2016 4:20 PM – 6:05 PM
  • Indoor Track and Field: Woodberry Forest Invitation Dec 10 2016 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
  • Swimming and Diving Gonzaga College High School @ Home Holton-Arms School, Nov 21 2016 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
  • Wrestling @ Potomac School – no report yet; 11/26 Bears competed at the Early Bird Tournament sponsored by the John Carroll HS (teams: McNamara,St. Mary’s Ryken, Landon, Mt. St. Joseph, Benedictine and the Patriots) posted pictures, mostly of their team. Through FB, it was learned that Brendan Gallagher pinned an opponent (video). In this tournament, the Bears debuted its 2016-17 season quite successfully.  In a field of 7 teams, the Bears faced #1 ranked in MD Mount Saint Joes and #2 ranked in VA privates Benedictine.  Many of our rookies gained invaluable experience on the mat with tough opponents.  At the end of the day, we had 5 place winners.

    106 Patrick Kielb 3rd place

    113 Patrick Townsend 4th place

    120 Lorenzo Lopez 1st place

    132 Luc Schermer 4th place

    145 Brendon Gallagher 2nd place


Bear heading outside the White Rocks












Per FB, add another Bear’17 to the roster of future college student/athletes as Will Oliver commits to play lacrosse for the Division III perennial power Washington College Shoremen.


As with this Sunday Edition, during each season BearSportsNews tracks these alumni as they play in college, club sports and professional competition. Great way for young alumni to keep track of their Bear brothers.













Anthony Fullum (L14) S, William & Mary Tribe, (5-6) according to sources, the kinesiology major will forego his 5th year with the Tribe. Showing the quality of his secondary education, #34 earned CAA Academic All-Conference Team distinction. As a Bear, he earned All-IAC honors in 2012 and was selected as the team’s defensive MVP after totaling 41 tackles, two interceptions and 15 pass breakups.

Paul Padalino (L14), LB, Kolby Williams(L14) DL, Richmond Spiders (8-3) beat NC A&T 39-10 in the 2st round of the NCAA FCS . The Spiders now head to North Dakota next Saturday to take on the seventh-seeded Fightin’ Hawks (9-2) in the second round (for those who may not recognize this opponent’s mascot; before the NCAA intervened they were called the Fighting Sioux).


Keith Simms, (L16), LB, University of Oregon Ducks (4-8) lost in big rivalry game to OSU 24-34 dnp; season total 8 games played, 4 unassisted tackles, 6 unassisted.

{NOTE} dnp= school’s website did not indicate that this Bear played or there is no participation information reported. Not the most accurate statistic kept by universities.




Sam Anas (L11), Iowa Wild (8-10-1-1),AHL, played in 13 games, 2G 2A, played in the EST for the 1st time over the T’giving weekend in Charlotte, NC











Patrick Giles (L18), US Men’s National Development team (7-14-0), 21 games played 3 G, 6 A



Christian Meike, Michigan Wolverines, (6-5-1), D, played and had an assist against USNDTP U18 a 6-3 win for the #18 Wolverines also played in 4-0-win over Boston University.

Connor Meike, Williams College Ephmen, (1-2)

Jack Barton, Skidmore Thoroughbreds (6-2) played in all 8 games, had a SOG in 2-1 win over Connecticut College

Chris Javens, Skidmore Thoroughbreds (6-2), see above for recent games; played in 5 games, 8 SOG, 1 BLK



Alex Norwinski is playing for the College Station Spirit (4-13-1-1) NA3HL, Forward played in all 19 games, 0 Goal, 4 assist

Trevor Wolf is playing for College Station Spirit (4-13-1-1), Defenseman played in 6 games 2G 1A.

College Club

Orlando Arevalo, MIT Engineers Club

Mike Anderson, Princeton Club

Matt Coster, Cornell Hockey Club

Jacob Ruttenberg (’15), Tufts Club



Aaron Byrd (L15) Augusta Jaguars (4-1) played 13min. in 79-70 win over Benedict – 3pts. 2 assists an d 2 rebounds

Joe McDonald (L12) GWU Colonials, (3-3) Director of Player Development



Darion Atkins (L11) Hapoel Unet Holon (12-7) website is malfunctioning; one article indicates “Drion (sic)  leads his league with 10.1 rebounds per game” that 7 games 30.6 min, 16.8 pts, 10.7 reb, 1.0 stl, 1.0 assists


Danny Rubin (L10), Bnei Herzliya (3-3) 8.5 pts, 2.7 reb, 2.0 assist



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