BTS participants voted as developing “Best solution” at the My Brothers Keeper-Data Jam

BTS participants voted as developing “Best solution” at the My Brothers Keeper-Data Jam

BTS-Baltimore’s Terrell Armstrong and Nima Sherpa scored at the White House mandated program, My Brother Keeper-Data Jam, held at Georgetown University. The team helped to develop solutions for tackling challenges in high school graduation, college preparedness and violence prevention. One of our groups also was voted as having the best solution in the one day event. The team worked on […]

Beat the Streets-Baltimore wrestles at Time Square, New York

Beat the Streets-Baltimore wrestles at Time Square, New York

On Wednesday, May 8, 2014, Beat the Streets held its annual wrestling dual meet and gala, one of the United States premier showcase for Olympic-style wrestling. The purpose of this event is to elevate the profile of wrestling and to raise funds to support the operation of over 140 youth development wrestling programs in New York City, serving nearly 3,000 […]

BTS-Baltimore Sets Tone at Regional Science Fair

BTS-Baltimore Sets Tone at Regional Science Fair

Post by Beat the Streets – Baltimore. Beat the Streets Wrestlers Zachariah Spencer, Thomas Marconi, Bernard and Mervin Crawford entered the science fair as if it was another match. There were 183 competitors and they were eager to compete. Over the summer, Zachariah served as a peer counselor at the Beat the Streets-Baltimore STEM/Wrestling Camp where he assisted 80 students […]

Summer Camp Application

Summer Camp Application

MISSION The Beat the Streets-Baltimore STEM/Wrestling camp’s mission is to provide a demanding and competitive learning experience for youth in Baltimore Pubic Schools. The Beat the Streets-Baltimore STEM-Wrestling Camp seeks to inspire and to prepare the next generation of youth to enter higher education, and to develop positive characteristics that are necessary for success in life. VISION Our vision is […]

25th NHSCA High School and Middle School Nationals

25th NHSCA High School and Middle School Nationals

Bernard Crawford, BTS-Hamilton Elementary/Middle School, McKim, achieved a huge milestone as he became the first wrestler ever from Baltimore City to be recognized as an NHSCA Middle School All-American, 6th place. There were 3400 kids and families that traveled from as far as California and Alsaka to compete in the NHSCA Middle/High School Nationals, Virginia Beach, VA. In the past […]


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Beat the Streets-Baltimore and Under Armour announce partnership

Beat the Streets-Baltimore and Under Armour announce partnership

Beat the Streets – Baltimore and Under Armour are excited to announce a new partnership through its “Give Back” program. “We’re proud to partner with Under Armour, the leader in sports apparel innovation ,” said Lydell Henry, Beat the Streets, Executive Director. “Under Armour embodies the strong characteristics of leaders, the brand is recognized across the world and represents the […]

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Summer Camp Application

Summer Camp Application

MISSION The Beat the Streets-Baltimore STEM/Wrestling camp’s mission is to provide a demanding and competitive learning experience for youth in Baltimore Pubic Schools. The Beat the Streets-Baltimore STEM-Wrestling Camp seeks to inspire and to prepare the next generation of youth to enter higher education, and to develop positive characteristics that are necessary for success in life. VISION Our vision is […]

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Wrestler of The Month

Mervyn Crawford, BTS-Hamilton Elementary/Middle School

Mervyn Crawford, BTS-Hamilton Elementary/Middle School

Mervyn Crawford is 13 years old and in the 8th grade at Hamilton Elementary/Middle School, Baltimore, MD. Mervyn is one of the top scholars in his school where he is in the Ingenuity Program for Gifted and Talented students and the National Academic League. He plays baseball, basketball, and wrestling. In his second year of wrestling, he place 7th in […]

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Special Events

BTS participants voted as developing “Best solution” at the My Brothers Keeper-Data Jam

BTS participants voted as developing “Best solution” at the My Brothers Keeper-Data Jam

BTS-Baltimore’s Terrell Armstrong and Nima Sherpa scored at the White House mandated program, My Brother Keeper-Data Jam, held at Georgetown University. The team helped to develop solutions for tackling challenges in high school graduation, college preparedness and violence prevention. One of our groups also was voted as having the best solution in the one day event. The team worked on […]

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Recent Posts

Mervyn Crawford, BTS-Hamilton Elementary/Middle School

Mervyn Crawford, BTS-Hamilton Elementary/Middle School

Mervyn Crawford is 13 years old and in the 8th grade at Hamilton Elementary/Middle School, Baltimore, MD. Mervyn is one of the top scholars in his school where he is in the Ingenuity Program for Gifted and Talented students and the National Academic League. He plays baseball, basketball, and wrestling. In his second year of wrestling, he place 7th in […]

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Bernard Crawford, BTS-Hamilton Elementary/Middle School

Bernard Crawford, BTS-Hamilton Elementary/Middle School

Bernard Crawford is 13 years old and in the 8th grade at Hamilton Elementary/Middle School, Baltimore, MD. He is active in his school and community activities such as the Cadet in Civil Air Patrol and the National Academic League. He plays baseball, basketball, and wrestling. In his second year of wrestling, he earned All-American status at the National High School […]

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Gedeon Mokuba, BTS-Hamilton Elementary/Middle School

Gedeon Mokuba, BTS-Hamilton Elementary/Middle School

Gedeon Mokuba is 12 years old and in the 6th grade at Hamilton Elementary/Middle School, Baltimore, MD. He is originally from Cameroon, Africa. As a first year wrestler, he was a runner-up in the Baltimore City Middle School Championship and was a champion at the Maryland State Wrestling Association-Germantown tournament. His hobbies include track and field, wrestling and taekwondo. His […]

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Zahiem Smith, BTS-The Stadium School

Zahiem Smith, BTS-The Stadium School

Zahiem Smith is 13 years old and in the 8th grade at the Stadium School, Baltimore, MD. He has an 3.7 grade point average and his favorite subject is math. His favorite sport is wrestling. During his first year, he placed 3rd at the Baltimore City Middle School Championship and was a runner-up at the Manheim Township Wrestling tournament. He […]

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Beat the Streets – Baltimore STEM/Wrestling Camp

Beat the Streets – Baltimore STEM/Wrestling Camp

  The 2014 Beat the Streets STEM/Wrestling Middle School Camp is scheduled for June 22 – July 3, 2014 and the STEM High School Camp is July 7-18, 2014.   This year’s plan is that there will be 2 – two weeks sessions for high school and middle school students. Click the above picture to learn more about the camp.

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Mat Mentoring

Mat Mentoring

Program aims to expose city students to wrestling — and tutoring and mentoring –By Tim Schwartz   Baltimore native Lydell Henry, 36, has been around wrestling his whole life. But everywhere he went, wrestling was disappearing. A 1995 graduate of Dunbar High, Henry placed second in the Maryland Scholastic Association tournament his junior year. He went on to wrestle at Morgan […]

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Ilijah Graham, BTS-The Stadium School

Ilijah Graham, BTS-The Stadium School

February 2014–Ilijah Graham, BTS-The Stadium School Ilijah is a 6th grade student at The Stadium School. Ilijah is a first year wrestler at the Stadium School. He is coached by Patrick Coleman Jr., a team captain and an A student . Earlier in the year, he was selected to be on Fox 45 – Weather Kid Wednesday. In a matter […]

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Beat the Streets-Baltimore and Under Armour announce partnership

Beat the Streets-Baltimore and Under Armour announce partnership

Beat the Streets – Baltimore and Under Armour are excited to announce a new partnership through its “Give Back” program. “We’re proud to partner with Under Armour, the leader in sports apparel innovation ,” said Lydell Henry, Beat the Streets, Executive Director. “Under Armour embodies the strong characteristics of leaders, the brand is recognized across the world and represents the […]

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William Lomax, BTS-Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy

William Lomax, BTS-Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy

   December 22, 2013 – December 28, 2013 The Beat the Streets – Baltimore scholar-athlete of the week is William Lomax from Bluford Drew Jemison. William is in the 7th grade and an honor roll student. His career goal is to be an Astronomer. When asked why, he stated, “…the universe is fascinating.”  As an athlete, he’s undefeated in league […]

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Shogun Fights VII Fundraiser

Shogun Fights VII Fundraiser

In its previous five events, Maryland-based, Shogun Fights has become that State’s premier MMA promotion. Their April event, Shogun Fights VI, did nothing but solidify that status. In front of what appeared to be a sold out crowd at Baltimore’s 1st Mariner Arena, Shogun brought its fans a 10-fight card and plenty of Superstar special guests. Now they are back […]

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