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Sportsmanship Cup

The Sportsmanship Cup honors outstanding sportsmanship by a Howard County public high school.

  • All Howard County public high schools are eligible.
  • Season(s) will be determined by the Coordinator of Athletics.
  • Voting takes place at the end of each season, three times a year.
  • The Athletics and Activities Manager selects the top three choices based on input from their coaches. First selection is worth 5 points, second selection is worth 3 points, and third selection is worth 1 point. The highest point total decides the overall winner.

The following groups/individuals will be observed with positive sportsmanship as the criteria:

  • Administrators
  • Coaches, players
  • Spectators
  • Cheerleaders
  • Student body

The Cup will move from school to school each year in the month of May. The presentation will take place at a BOE meeting.

Sportsmanship Cup Winners

The Sportsmanship Cup was awarded for the first time during 1994-95 school year.

  • 2016 – Hammond and Wilde Lake (tie)
  • 2015 – Hammond
  • 2014 – Howard
  • 2013 – Wilde Lake
  • 2012 – Wilde Lake
  • 2011 – Atholton
  • 2010 – Atholton
  • 2009 – Glenelg
  • 2008 – Glenelg
  • 2007 – Hammond
  • 2006 – Oakland Mills
  • 2005 – Atholton
  • 2004 – Centennial
  • 2003 – Centennial
  • 2002 – Atholton
  • 2001 – Atholton
  • 2000 – Atholton
  • 1999 – Howard
  • 1998 – Atholton
  • 1997 – Atholton
  • 1996 – Atholton
  • 1995 – Glenelg