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Jeannette Ireland Wins 300th Game as Mt. Hebron Field Hockey Coach

By Jacob Calvin Meyer, Baltimore Sun Media Group | Oct. 02, 2019, 4 p.m. (ET)

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BALTIMORE - October 1, 2019 - The word “coach” isn’t usually said at Mt. Hebron field hockey games or practices.

It’s not because the Vikings don’t have a coach, obviously, but rather what the players call their coach.

“J-momma … that’s what they call me,” said Jeannette Ireland, with a laugh.

Ireland, who is in her 30th season coaching the Vikings, won her 300th game on Monday, September 23, against Catonsville. Ireland’s players and fellow coaches, present and past, all agree the nickname “J-momma” perfectly exemplifies who she is.


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