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Maryland has a long history concerning sports and a number of major and minor professional sports franchises. Two National Football League teams play in Maryland, the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore and the Washington Redskins in Prince George's County. The Baltimore Orioles compete as Major League Baseball franchise in Baltimore.

Maryland enjoys considerable historical repute for the talented sports players of its past, including: Cal Ripken Jr. and Babe Ruth.

Other professional sports franchises in the state include five affiliated minor league baseball teams, one independent league baseball team, the Baltimore Blast indoor soccer team, two indoor football teams, two low-level Basketball teams and three low-level outdoor soccer teams.

Since 1962 the official state sport of Maryland, is jousting. Lacrosse was named the official team sport in 2004.[1] In 2008, intending to promote physical fitness for all ages, Maryland declared walking the official state exercise and became the first state with an official state exercise.[2] Maryland is home to Olympic swimming medalists Michael Phelps and Katie Hoff.

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Current Professional teams

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Baseball

Team name League 1st Maryland season Stadium/Field
Aberdeen IronBirds Class A-Short-Season - New York-Penn League 2002
Baltimore Orioles Major League Baseball 1954
Bowie Baysox Double-A - Eastern League 1993 Prince George's Stadium
Delmarva Shorebirds Class A-Low - South Atlantic League 1997 Arthur W. Perdue Stadium
Frederick Keys Class A-Advanced - Carolina League 1989 Harry Grove Stadium
Hagerstown Suns Class A-Low - South Atlantic League 1981 Municipal Stadium
Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Independent- Atlantic League 2008

Basketball

Team name League 1st Maryland season Stadium/Field
Maryland Bayraiders National Professional Basketball League 2007 Woodlawn High School
Maryland GreenHawks Premier Basketball League 2004 Hanley Center for Athletic Excellence (Georgetown Preparatory School)
Maryland Marvels American Basketball Association 2009 TBA
Tri-City Suns American Basketball Association 2009 Progressive Christian Academy

Football

Team name League 1st Maryland season Stadium/Field
Baltimore Burn Women's Football Alliance 2001 Patterson Senior High
Baltimore Mariners American Indoor Football Association 2008 1st Mariner Arena
Baltimore Nighthawks Independent Women's Football League 2008 Art Modell Field
Baltimore Ravens National Football League 1996
D.C. Divas Independent Women's Football League 2000 Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex
Maryland Maniacs Indoor Football League 2009 The Show Place Arena
Washington Redskins National Football League 1997
(played in Washington, DC from 1937–1997)

Inline Hockey

Team name League 1st Maryland season Stadium/Field
Maryland Knights American Inline Hockey League 2007 Capital Clubhouse
Washington Power Major League Roller Hockey 2008 Gardens Ice House

Lacrosse

Team name League 1st Maryland season Stadium/Field
Chesapeake Bayhawks Major League Lacrosse 2001

Soccer

Team name League 1st Maryland season Stadium/Field
Baltimore Blast National Indoor Soccer League 1992 1st Mariner Arena
Charm City FC National Premier Soccer League 2008 Arundel High School
Crystal Palace Baltimore USL Second Division 2007 UMBC Stadium
Maryland Pride Women's Premier Soccer League 1994 Mount St. Mary's University
Maryland Tigers Premier Arena Soccer League 2007 Maryland SoccerPlex
Real Maryland Monarchs USL Second Division 2008 Maryland SoccerPlex
Washington Freedom Women's Professional Soccer 2004 Maryland SoccerPlex

Former Professional Teams

Baseball

The following table details baseball teams which were located in Maryland. For minor league teams that changed affiliations, each affiliation is listed as a separate team.

Team name Years present League Current Status
Aberdeen Arsenal 2000 Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Defunct
Baltimore Black Sox 1916–1933 Eastern Colored League
American Negro League
Negro National League
Defunct
Baltimore Canaries 1872–1874 National Association Defunct
Baltimore Elite Giants 1938–1950 Negro National League
Negro American League
Defunct
Baltimore Lord Baltimores 1887 National Colored Base Ball League Defunct
Baltimore Marylands 1873 National Association Defunct
Baltimore Monumentals 1884 Union Association Defunct
Baltimore Orioles 1882–1899 American Association (Baseball) Defunct
Baltimore Orioles 1901–1902 American League (Baseball) New York Yankees
Baltimore Orioles 1903–1914 Eastern League Syracuse Chiefs
Baltimore Orioles 1916–1953 International League Defunct
Baltimore Terrapins 1914–1915 Federal League Defunct
Cambridge Canners 1922-1928
1940-1941
Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Cambridge Cardinals 1937–1939 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Cambridge Dodgers 1946–1949 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Centreville Colts 1937–1939 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Centreville Orioles 1946 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Centreville Red Sox 1940–1941 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Crisfield Crabbers 1922-1928
1937
Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Cumberland Colts 1916–1918 Potomac League
Blue Ridge League
Defunct
Cumberland Colts 1925-1932
1941-1942
Middle Atlantic League Defunct
Cumberland Rooters 1906–1907 Pennsylvania-Ohio-Maryland League
Western Pennsylvania League
Defunct
Easton Browns 1937 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Easton Cubs 1938 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Easton Farmers 1924–1928 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Easton Yankees 1939–1941
1946-1949
Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Federalsburg A's 1937-1941
1946-1948
Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Federalsburg Feds 1949 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Frederick Champs 1916 Blue Ridge League Defunct
Frederick Hustlers 1915
1917
1920-1928
Blue Ridge League Defunct
Frederick Warriors 1929–1930 Blue Ridge League Defunct
Frostburg Demons 1916 Potomac League Defunct
Hagerstown Blues 1915 Blue Ridge League Defunct
Hagerstown Braves 1950–1953 Interstate League
Piedmont League
Defunct
Hagerstown Champs 1920–1921 Blue Ridge League Defunct
Hagerstown Hubs 1924–1931 Blue Ridge League
Middle Atlantic League
Defunct
Hagerstown Owls 1941–1949 Interstate League Defunct
Hagerstown Packets 1954–1955 Piedmont League Defunct
Hagerstown Terriors 1916–1918
1922-1923
Blue Ridge League Defunct
Laurel Blue Hens 1922–1923 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Lonaconing Drybugs 1916 Potomac League Defunct
Pocomoke City Red Sox 1937–1940 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Pocomoke City Salamanders 1922–1923 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Salisbury A's 1951 Interstate League Defunct
Salisbury Astros 1965–1966 South Atlantic League Defunct
Salisbury Bees 1937–1938 South Atlantic League Defunct
Salisbury Braves 1960–1962 South Atlantic League Defunct
Salisbury Cardinals 1940–1941
1946-1949
Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Salisbury, Maryland Dodgers!Salisbury Dodgers 1963–1964 South Atlantic League Defunct
Salisbury Giants 1939–1942 South Atlantic League Defunct
Salisbury Indians 1922-1928
1937-1938
Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Salisbury Pirates 1945–1952 South Atlantic League Defunct
Salisbury Reds 1952 Interstate League Defunct
Salisbury Rocots 1953 South Atlantic League Defunct
Salisbury Senators 1939 Eastern Shore Baseball League Defunct
Salisbury Senators 1968 South Atlantic League Defunct

Basketball

Team name Years present League Current Status
Baltimore Bayrunners 1999 International Basketball League Defunct
Baltimore Blaze 2000–2001 National Rookie League Defunct
Baltimore Bullets 1944–1954 National Basketball Association
Basketball Association of America
American Basketball League
Defunct
Baltimore Bullets 1958–1961 Eastern Professional Basketball League Defunct
Baltimore Bullets 1963–1973 National Basketball Association Washington Wizards
Baltimore Clippers 1939–1941 American Basketball League Defunct
Baltimore Lightning 1985–1986 Continental Basketball Association Defunct
Baltimore Metros 1978–1979 Continental Basketball Association Defunct
Maryland Mustangs 2001 United States Basketball League Defunct
Baltimore Orioles 1926–1927 American Basketball League Defunct
Baltimore Pearls 2005–2006 American Basketball Association Defunct
Cumberland Dukes 1947–1948 All-American Professional Basketball League Defunct
Maryland Mustangs 2001 United States Basketball League Defunct

Cricket

Team name Years present League Current Status
D.C. Forward 2004 Pro Cricket Defunct

Football

Team name Years present League Current Status
Baltimore Blackbirds 2007 American Indoor Football Association Defunct
Baltimore Blue Birds 1937 Dixie League Defunct
Baltimore Colts 1947–1950 National Football League Defunct
Baltimore Colts 1953–1984 National Football League Indianapolis Colts
Baltimore Broncos 1963 Atlantic Coast Football League Defunct
Baltimore Orioles 1936 Dixie League Defunct
Baltimore Stallions 1994–1995 Canadian Football League Montreal Alouettes
Baltimore Stars 1985 United States Football League Defunct
Chesapeake Tide 2007–2008 Continental Indoor Football League Defunct
Washington-Baltimore Ambassadors 1974 World Football League Defunct
Washington/Maryland Commandos 1987,1989 Arena Football League Defunct

Hockey

Team name Years present League Current Status
Baltimore Bandits 1995–1997 American Hockey League Rockford IceHogs
Baltimore Blades 1975–1976 World Hockey Association Defunct
Baltimore Clippers 1945-1946
1949-1950
Eastern Amateur Hockey League Defunct
Baltimore Clippers 1954–1956 Eastern Hockey League) Defunct
Baltimore Clippers 1962–1977 American Hockey League
Eastern Hockey League
Southern Hockey League
Defunct
Baltimore Orioles 1933–1942
1944–45
Eastern Hockey League Defunct
Baltimore Skipjacks 1982–1993 American Hockey League Portland Pirates
Chesapeake Icebreakers 1997–1999 ECHL Defunct
Washington Capitals 1974–1997 NHL Moved to MCI Center, now Verizon Center

Lacrosse

Team name Years present League Current Status
Baltimore Tribe 1988 American Lacrosse League Defunct
Baltimore Thunder 1987–1999 Major Indoor Lacrosse League Colorado Mammoth
Maryland Arrows 1974–1975 National Lacrosse League Defunct
Washington Wave 1987–1989 Major Indoor Lacrosse League Defunct

Soccer

Team name Years present League Current Status
Baltimore Americans 1934–1949 American Soccer League Defunct'
Baltimore Bays 1967–1969 North American Soccer League Defunct
Baltimore Bays 1972–1973 American Soccer League Defunct
Baltimore Bays 1993–1998 USL Second Division Defunct
Baltimore Blast 1980–1992 Major Indoor Soccer League Defunct
Baltimore St. Gerards/Baltimore Flyers 1966–1968 American Soccer League Defunct
Baltimore Rockets/Baltimore Pompei 1953–1961 American Soccer League Defunct
Baltimore S.C. 1943–1948 American Soccer League Defunct
Chesapeake Dragons 2001–2004 USL Premier Development League Defunct
Eastern Shore Sharks 1998–1999 USL Second Division Defunct
Maryland Bays 1988–1991 American Soccer League
American Professional Soccer League
Defunct
Maryland Mania 1999 USL First Division Defunct
Washington Warthogs 1994–1997 Continental Indoor Soccer League Defunct

Softball

Team name Years present League Current Status
Baltimore Monuments 1977 Professional softball leagues Defunct

Team Tennis

Team name Years present League Current Status
Baltimore Banners 1974 World TeamTennis Defunct

Collegiate Sports

NCAA Division I

Coppin State University

The Coppin State University athletic teams are members of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Their teams are called the Eagles and compete in the following sports:

  • Baseball - Mens
  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Bowling - Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Softball - Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Track & Field - Mens & Women's
  • Volleyball - Women's

Johns Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins Blue Jays lacrosse lacrosse team, founded in 1883, is the school's most prominent sports team, which has won 44 national titles and is the only school sport to compete at the NCAA Division I level. The Blue Jays play at Homewood Field (pictured left).

Loyola University Maryland

Loyola fields 17 varsity teams and 22 club teams. The varsity teams participate in the NCAA's Division I. Sixteen of Loyola's 18 athletic teams compete in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). Men's lacrosse competes in the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and women's lacrosse is an associate member of the Big East Conference. The colleges teams are called the Greyhounds (logo right) and compete in the following sports:

  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Crew - Mens & Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Golf - Mens
  • Lacrosse - Mens & Women's
  • Soccer - Mens & Women's
  • Swimming - Mens & Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Track & Field - Women's
  • Volleyball - Women's

Morgan State University

The Morgan State University athletic teams are members of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Their teams are called the Bears and compete in the following sports:

  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Bowling - Women's
  • Cheer - Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Football - Mens
  • Softball - Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Track & Field - Women's
  • Volleyball - Women's

Mount St. Mary's University

Mount St. Mary's University was one of the founding members of the Northeast Conference. The school's sports teams are called the Mountaineers and compete the in the following sports:

  • Baseball - Mens
  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Golf - Mens & Women's
  • Lacrosse - Mens
  • Football - Mens
  • Soccer - Mens & Women's
  • Swimming - Mens & Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Track & Field (Indoor and Outdoor) - Mens & Women's

Towson University

The athletics teams of Towson University participate in the NCAA's Division I and are members of the Colonial Athletic Association as well as the Eastern College Athletic Conference. The school's sports teams are called the Tigers, and the mascot of the University is named Doc.

Sport Gender Venue
Baseball Mens Schuerholz Park
Basketball Mens & Women's Towson Center
Cross Country Women's Oregon Ridge Park
Field Hockey Women's Johnny Unitas Stadium
Football Mens Johnny Unitas Stadium
Golf Mens & Women's Prospect Bay Country Club
Gymnastics Women's Towson Center
Lacrosse Mens & Women's Johnny Unitas Stadium
Soccer Mens & Women's Towson Center
Softball Women's Towson Center
Swimming Mens & Women's Burdick Hall
Tennis Women's Towson Center
Track & Field Women's
Volleyball Women's Towson Center

United States Naval Academy

The United States Naval Academy participates in NCAA Division I in all sports. The Academy's teams compete in the Patriot League in all sports except football, in which they are a Division I FBS independent. Although their teams have no official name, they are often referred to as the Midshipmen. The United States Naval Academy competes in the following sports:

  • Baseball - Men's
  • Basketball - Men's and women's
  • Crew - Men's and women's
  • Cross Country - Men's and women's
  • Football - Men's
  • Golf - Men's
  • Gymnastics - Men's
  • Lacrosse - Men's and women's
  • Rifle - Coeducational
  • Sailing - Coeducational
  • Soccer - Men's and women's
  • Sprint Football - Mens
  • Squash - Men's
  • Swimming - Men's and women's
  • Tennis - Men's and women's
  • Track & Field (Indoor and Outdoor) - Men's and women's
  • Volleyball - Women's
  • Water Polo - Men's
  • Wrestling - Men's

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County sports teams participate in the NCAA's Division I, and is member of the America East Conference. The school's sports teams are called the Retrievers, and the mascot of the University is a Chesapeake Bay Retriever which has been referred to as both True Grit and Fever.

Sport Gender Venue
Baseball Mens The Baseball Factory Field at UMBC
Basketball Mens & Women's
Cross Country Mens & Women's UMBC Stadium
Lacrosse Mens & Women's UMBC Stadium
Soccer Mens & Women's UMBC Soccer Stadium
Softball Mens & Women's Baseball Factory Field
Swimming Mens & Women's UMBC Natatorium
Tennis Mens & Women's Tennis Center
Track & Field Mens & Women's UMBC Stadium
Volleyball Women's

University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland, College Park sports teams participate in the NCAA's Division I, and the school is a founding member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The school's sports teams are called the Terrapins, and the mascot of the University (pictured right) is a diamondback terrapin named Testudo.

Sport Gender Venue
Baseball Men's Shipley Field
Basketball Men's & Women's
Competitive Cheer Coed
Cross Country Men's & Women's Kehoe Track at Ludwig Field
Field Hockey Women's Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex
Football Men's
Golf Men's & Women's Maryland Golf Course
Lacrosse Men's & Women's

Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex / Ludwig Field

Soccer Men's & Women's Ludwig Field
Swimming Men's & Women's Eppley Recreation Center Natatorium
Tennis Men's & Women's Tennis Center at College Park
Track & Field Men's & Women's Kehoe Track at Ludwig Field
Volleyball Women's
Water Polo Women's Eppley Recreation Center Natatorium
Wrestling Men's

NCAA Division II

Bowie State University

The Bowie State University athletic teams are members of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association. Their teams are called the Bulldogs and compete in the following sports:

  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Bowling - Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Football - Mens
  • Softbal - Women's
  • Track & Field (Indoor and Outdoor) - Mens & Women's
  • Volleyball - Women's

Washington Adventist University

The Washington Adventist University athletic teams are members of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association. Their teams are called the Pioneers and compete in the following sports:

  • Acro-Airs - Mens & Women's
  • Baseball - Mens
  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Soccer - Mens & Women's
  • Track & Field - Mens & Women's

NCAA Division III

Frostburg State University

Frostburg State athletic teams are members of the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. Their teams are called the Bobcats and compete the in the following sports:

  • Baseball - Mens
  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Field Hockey - Women's
  • Football - Mens
  • Lacrosse - Women's
  • Soccer - Mens & Women's
  • Softball - Women's
  • Swimming - Mens & Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Track & Field (Indoor and Outdoor) - Mens & Women's
  • Volleyball - Women's

Goucher College

Goucher College athletic teams are members of the Landmark Conference. Their teams are called the Gophers and compete the in the following sports:

  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Equestrian - Women's
  • Field Hockey - Women's
  • Lacrosse - Mens
  • Soccer - Mens & Women's
  • Swimming - Mens & Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Track & Field (Indoor and Outdoor) - Mens & Women's
  • Volleyball - Women's

Hood College

Hood College's athletic teams are members of the Capital Athletic Conference. Their teams are called the Blazers and compete the in the following sports:

  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Field Hockey - Women's
  • Golf - Mens & Women's
  • Lacrosse - Mens & Women's
  • Soccer - Mens & Women's
  • Softball - Women's
  • Swimming - Mens & Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Track & Field - Mens & Women's
  • Volleyball - Women's

McDaniel College

McDaniel College athletic teams are members of the Centennial Conference. Their teams are called the Green Terror and compete in the following sports:

  • Baseball - Mens
  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Field Hockey - Women's
  • Football - Mens
  • Golf - Mens and Women's
  • Soccer - Mens & Women's
  • Softball - Women's
  • Swimming - Mens & Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Track & Field (Indoor and Outdoor) - Mens & Women's
  • Volleyball - Women's
  • Wrestling - Mens

College of Notre Dame of Maryland

Notre Dame athletic teams are members of the Colonial States Athletic Conference. Their teams are called the Gators and compete in the following sports:

  • Basketball - Women's
  • Field Hockey - Women's
  • Lacrosse - Women's
  • Soccer - Women's
  • Softball - Women's
  • Swimming - Women's
  • Tennis - Women's
  • Volleyball - Women's

Johns Hopkins University

Except for the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays lacrosse team, Johns Hopkins athletic teams are members of the Centennial Conference and compete in the following sports:

  • Baseball - Mens
  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Crew - Mens & Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Fencing - Mens & Women's
  • Field Hockey - Mens
  • Football - Mens
  • Soccer - Mens & Women's
  • Swimming - Mens & Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Track & Field (Indoor and Outdoor) - Mens & Women's
  • Volleyball - Women's
  • Water Polo - Mens & Women's
  • Wrestling - Mens

Salisbury University

Salisbury University athletic teams are members of the Capital Athletic Conference except for the football team which plays in the Atlantic Central Football Conference. Their teams are called the Seagulls and compete the in the following sports:

  • Baseball - Mens
  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Football - Mens
  • Field Hockey - Women's
  • Lacrosse - Mens
  • Soccer - Mens & Women's
  • Softball - Women's
  • Swimming - Mens & Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Track & Field - Mens & Women's
  • Volleyball - Women's

Stevenson University

Stevenson University athletic teams are members of the Eastern College Athletic Conference as well as the Capital Athletic Conference. Their teams are called the Mustangs and compete the in the following sports:

  • Baseball - Mens
  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Cheer - Mens & Women's
  • Cross Country - Mens & Women's
  • Dance - Women's
  • Golf - Mens & Women's
  • Field Hockey - Women's
  • Lacrosse - Mens
  • Soccer - Mens & Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Softball - Women's
  • Volleyball - Mens & Women's

St. Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's College athletic teams are members of the Capital Athletic Conference. Their teams are called the Seahawks and compete the in the following sports:

  • Baseball - Mens
  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Field Hockey - Women's
  • Lacrosse - Mens
  • Sailing - Mens & Women's
  • Soccer - Mens & Women's
  • Swimming - Mens & Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Softball - Women's
  • Volleyball - Mens & Women's

Washington College

Washington College athletic teams are members of the Centennial Conference, except for the sailing team which competes in the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association. Their teams are called the Shoremen/Shorewomen and compete in the following sports:

  • Baseball - Mens
  • Basketball - Mens & Women's
  • Field Hockey - Women's
  • Lacrosse - Mens & Women's
  • Rowing - Mens & Women's
  • Sailing - CoEd
  • Soccer - Mens & Women's
  • Softball - Women's
  • Swimming - Mens & Women's
  • Tennis - Mens & Women's
  • Volleyball - Women's

High school

Baltimore Catholic League

The Baltimore Catholic League (BCL), is a competitive basketball association composed of private Catholic high schools in the Baltimore, Maryland geographic area.

Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland

The Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland (or IAAM) is a girls’ sports conference for private high schools generally located in the Baltimore metropolitan area but extending to various other regions, including the state's mostly rural Eastern Shore.

Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association

The Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (or MIAA) is a boys' sports conference for private high schools generally located in the Baltimore metropolitan area but extending to various other regions, including the state's mostly rural Eastern Shore.

Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association

Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Associationor (MPSSAA), is the association that oversees public high school sporting contests in the state of Maryland.

Member High Schools
Allegany County
Anne Arundel County
Baltimore City
MPSSAA member schools City and Poly clash during their annual rivalry game at M&T Bank Stadium in 2007.
Baltimore County
Calvert County
Caroline County
Carroll County
Cecil County
Charles County
Dorchester County
  • Cambridge-South Dorchester High School, Cambridge
  • North Dorchester High School, Hurlock
Frederick County
Garrett County
  • Northern Garrett High School, Accident
  • Southern Garrett High School, Oakland
Harford County
Howard County
Kent County
  • Kent County High School, Worton
Montgomery County
Prince George's County
Queen Anne's County
St. Mary's County
Somerset County
Talbot County
Washington County
Wicomico County
Worcester County

Washington Catholic Athletic Conference

The Washington Catholic Athletic Conference or WCAC is a high school athletic league for boys, girls, and co-ed Catholic high schools located around and in Washington, DC, USA.

Horse Racing

Horse racing has a very long history in Maryland going back to colonial days. The Preakness Stakes, the middle jewel in the Triple Crown, is run at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. Presently, Maryland has four Thoroughbred tracks and two Harness Tracks.

Track Name Location Type
Fair Hill Races Elkton, MD Thoroughbred
Laurel Park Laurel, Maryland Thoroughbred
Ocean Downs Berlin, Maryland Harness
Pimlico Race Course Baltimore, Maryland Thoroughbred
Rosecroft Raceway Fort Washington, MD Harness
Timonium Race Course Timonium, Maryland Thoroughbred

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