Lions in the News


Student Athletes Named to WCAC All-Conference Teams
Students from Carroll’s football, soccer and volleyball teams have been named to WCAC All-Conference Teams.

Dennis Lopez, 2nd Team

Tanner Smith, Honorable Mention
Mikayla Miller, Honorable Mention
Arielle Galery, Honorable Mention

Laurence King, 1st Team, Special Teams
Jauan Williams, 1st Team, Offensive Line
Treyvon Shorts, 1st Team, Linebacker
Keon Singleton, 2nd Team, Running Back
Richard Butler, 2nd Team, Tight End
Richard Merritt, 2nd Team, Offensive Line
Jermaine Waller, Honorable Mention, Quarterback
Tyreek Ransome, Honorable Mention, Linebacker
Eric Meeks, Honorable Mention, Offensive Line
Joshua Mackall, Honorable Mention, Offensive Line
Kendal Byrd, Honorable Mention, Linebacker

2015 Track & Field Signing Ceremony

On Nov. 13, two Archbishop Carroll student athletes signed National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers at Division I colleges. Stedman Cook ‘16 and Maxwell Willis ’16 are both highly acclaimed track & field competitors. Stedman, who runs sprints and relays, will attend the University of Connecticut on an athletic scholarship. Maxwell, who also runs sprints and relays, will attend Baylor University on an athletic scholarship. We congratulate them on their big accomplishment!

Carroll Students Selected for 2016 Under Armour All-America Football Game

Two of our student athletes, Richard Merritt ‘16 and Jauan Williams ’16, were formally presented with honorary game jerseys commemorating their selection to the 2016 Under Armour All-America Game. The ninth-annual Under Armour All-America Game is slated for Saturday, January 2, 2016 and will be televised live on ESPN2. Congratulations fellas!

2015 WCAC Outdoor Track Championships

Congratulations to the Lions track team! They did an outstanding job at the WCAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships May 15-16, 2015.

1st Place (4x400 meter relay): Stedman Cook '16, Kendall Leach '16, Nicholas Orji '15, Ethan Fogle '18
2nd Place (Shot Put & Discus): Julian Nelson '15
2nd Place (100 meter): Stedman Cook '16

1st Place (300 meter hurdles): Kemi Maye '16

2015 Football Signing Day Ceremony

Four football players have committed to continuing their athletic careers at the collegiate level next fall.

  • Defensive lineman Julian Nelson will play at Carnegie-Mellon University (PA)
  • Linebacker Ray Cooper will suit up for the Alfred State College (NY) Pioneers
  • Running back Elijah Bilal joins the Earlham College (IN) Quakers
  • Linebacker Dante Dobbins will compete for the Susquehanna University (PA) Crusaders

Carroll Basketball Players Named to WCAC All-Conference Teams

Seven students from Carroll’s basketball teams have been named to 2015 WCAC All-Conference Teams. Selections were made by the coaches in the WCAC.

Girls Basketball
Lyndsey Downing ‘15 – Second Team All-WCAC
Bailee White ’16 – Honorable Mention All-WCAC
Ryla Vessels ’15 – Honorable Mention All-WCAC
Courtney Crawford '15 – Honorable Mention All-WCAC

Boys Basketball
Nicholas Fennell ’16 – Third Team All-WCAC 
Jahmai George ’15 – Honorable Mention All-WCAC
Cameron Carter ‘18  – Honorable Mention All-WCAC






1,000 Points - Congratulations Kenyatta Butler '14 : 

Kenyatta's 1,000.00 pts is a combination of points scored from Freshmen year until this season. She actually got her 1,000 pts against Elizabeth Seton on January 9, 2014. Prior to the Seton game she was only 8pts away from 1,000 and we stopped the game over there and the A.D. made the announcement. She was recognized on January 11, 2014 at our home game against St. John's College.

American Spirirt Award Video:

Watch this video of the ACHS Cheer Squad receiving The American School Spirit Award. GO LIONS!!!!!






CONGRATS TO TRACK TEAM: Archbishop Carroll’s track team, lead by coaches Elana Gilmore and Trent Edgerton, competed in the Taco Bell Classic select meet in Columbia, South Carolina last weekend.  The following students had top-25 finishes or personal bests at this highly competitive meet:


  • Women’s 200 Meter Dash: Tianna Wood, 28.71
  • Men’s 4x400 Relay: Jamal Leonard, Justin Atkins, Nicholas Orji, Kendall Leach: 22nd, 3:33.16
  • Men’s 4x800 Relay: Justin Atkins, Malik Landry, Will Clark, Emmanuel Babayemi: 29th, 8:53.07
  • Men’s 800: 15th, Justin Atkins, 2:00.62
  • Women’s Shot Put: Tahia Greenfield, 23’ 9”
  • Men’s Shot Put: Julian Nelson, 21st--46’ 3”

We also send best wishes to Donte Dobbins, who was injured at the meet but is recovering well.




The Track Team did well for the first meet of the Outdoor season, this Saturday at the Puma Invitational at Wise High School. The Boys Distance Medley Relay:  Emmanuel Babayemi(12) Will Clark(9) Ahmad Garcia(9) Nicholas Orji(10) placed 2nd.  Sprinters Kesean Strong(10) and Kendall Leach(9) both advanced to the finals of the 100m dash placing 4th and 5th respectively.  Amir Edgerton(11) advanced to the finals in the 110m hurdles finished 5th overall. The Girls had a great showing in all of their races.  Noteworthy, Tianna Wood(11) and Briana Steptoe(10) ran their personal best in their races 


Aaron YoungCarroll Football Player Aaron Young '13 Signs to play at Old Dominion University.  The deed is done and the papers inked.  At the official signing on February 6, Aaron Young committed to taking his talent to Old Dominion next year.   Aaron Young is also part of a great Carroll legacy his father is Aaron Young ’88.  Check out all the details on Washington Post.




Did You Hear About Olivia Turner?

Senior Olivia Turner has been nominated to the McDonald’s All-American Games. She has been nominated by a local committee from among all girls’ basketball players, and is one of 400 nominees nationally. She will have the opportunity to be chosen as one of 24 female athletes to compete in a nationally televised game. Way to go, Olivia!



Congratulations to our ACHS Cheerleaders who are the overall top pick for The American School Spirit Award.

After reading and looking through all of the application books submitted, UCA has finally narrowed it down to the final programs. The overall top program selected, Archbishop Carroll High School Cheerleaders.

Award includes a partially paid trip to the National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC) which is the most prestigious High School cheerleading championship in the country. The NHSCC is held at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando, Florida, and nationally televised on ESPN and ESPN2 to over 100 million homes and 32 countries nationwide each year, a feature spot on ESPN, awards for Spring Banquet, a feature spot on and Varsity TV, gift Certificate for UCA camp and a feature in American Cheerleader Magazine.


Kiah Seymour '12

Kiah Seymour '12 was named Gatorade State Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year.  CONGRATS KIAH!!!! Click here to read Kiah's athletic achievements.