Recruiting Insider: Good Counsel


Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/10/2014

Checking up on 2012-13 All-Met Girls’ basketball

A look at how last year’s girls’ basketball first-team All-Mets fared in their first college seasons.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  calvert, Forest Park, Good Counsel, Lake Braddock, North Point, St. John's

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 04/01/2014

Good Counsel’s Kevin Budock wins NHSCA wrestling title

Good Counsel’s Kevin Budock wins the 138-pound final in the National High School Coach Association championships.

By Tom Schad  |  11:07 AM ET, 04/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Met, Good Counsel, River Hill, Wrestling

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 03/25/2014

Good Counsel DL Darius Fullwood opens up about college football recruiting process

Junior lineman Darius Fullwood opens up about the craziest aspects of the college football recruiting process and more.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:59 AM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Good Counsel

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 02/05/2014

National Signing Day 2014: Sam Mustipher signs with Notre Dame

Good Counsel All-Met offensive lineman Sam Mustipher brings strength, mechanics to Fighting Irish.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:18 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Good Counsel, National Signing Day

Posted at 08:13 AM ET, 02/05/2014

National Signing Day 2014: Jesse Aniebonam signs with Maryland

Good Counsel defender Jesse Aniebonam has versatility to play multiple positions for the Terps.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:13 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Good Counsel, National Signing Day

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 02/04/2014

National Signing Day 2014: Damian Prince, Caleb Henderson highlight area players expected to sign

PREVIEW | Dozens of the area’s top football stars will sign National Letters-of-Intent Wednesday. Here’s a look at some of the big names set to make it official.

By Chelsea Janes  |  11:48 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Bullis, Carroll, DeMatha, Fairfax, Friendly, Friendship Collegiate, Gaithersburg, Good Counsel, Lake Braddock, McNamara, Meade, National Signing Day, Potomac (Md.), Quince Orchard, Spalding, St. John's, Suitland, Wise, Woodbridge, Yorktown

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 01/03/2014

Caleb Henderson among local standouts at Army All-American Bowl

Lake Braddock QB Caleb Henderson will join forces with Good Counsel’s Jesse Aniebonam and Annapolis Area Christian’s Demetrius Johnson on East team.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:28 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Annapolis Area Christian, Football, Good Counsel, Lake Braddock

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 12/31/2013

Da’Shawn Hand, Jalen Tabor among local stars at Under Armour All-America Game

Da’Shawn Hand, Jalen Tabor, Damian Prince, Sam Mustipher and Will Ulmer are in Florida for Thursday’s Under Armour All-America game.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:10 AM ET, 12/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Friendship Collegiate, Good Counsel, McNamara, St. John's, Woodbridge

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 10/29/2013

Good Counsel’s Darius Fullwood set to return for WCAC playoffs

Highly touted junior defensive end Darius Fullwood (89), who missed the last six games with a broken foot, looks to help the Falcons defend their WCAC title.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:09 AM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel, Letters of Interest

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Good Counsel’s Jesse Aniebonam and others earn invites to all-star games

Local players, including Good Counsel’s Jesse Aniebonam and Lake Braddock’s Caleb Henderson, are receiving invites to the U.S. Army All-American and Under Armour All-America bowls.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:07 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Clinton Christian’s Byron Hawkins chooses Towson

Byron Hawkins, one of the area’s top guards in the class of 2014, chooses the Tigers.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:05 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Clinton Christian, Friendly, Good Counsel, Wise

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 09/11/2013

Good Counsel girls’ soccer to send two to Michigan

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Good Counsel soccer standout Courtney Parr commits to Michigan, where she’ll join current Falcons’ teammate Megan Hinz next season.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:28 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bishop Ireton, Bullis, field hockey, Football, Girls Soccer, Good Counsel, Potomac (Md.), Sidwell Friends, Walter Johnson

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 08/29/2013

Good Counsel RB Leo Ekwoge out for season with torn ACL

Good Counsel senior running back and Western Michigan commit Leo Ekwoge tore his ACL in Good Counsel's loss to Gilman.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:58 PM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 08/28/2013

Football rankings rollout: Nos. 3, 2 & 1

One school has the depth to turn around its recent postseason troubles while two WCAC powers renew their battle for one championship trophy.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 08/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMatha, Football, Good Counsel, Stone Bridge

Posted at 09:11 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Good Counsel's Jesse Aniebonam commits to Maryland

Highly touted defensive lineman Jesse Aniebonam choses the Terrapins over Clemson, North Carolina, Notre Dame and Virginia Tech.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:11 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Good Counsel-Gilman highlights opening weekend football slate

Among seven weekend games, Good Counsel and Gilman will play on ESPNews while DeMatha takes on public-school power Phoebus.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:01 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMatha, Football, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, O'Connell, Riverdale Baptist, St. John's

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 08/23/2013

Guard Byron Hawkins transfers to Wise from Good Counsel

Byron Hawkins, one of the area's top guards in the class of 2014, will join the Pumas this season.

By Chelsea Janes  |  11:31 AM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Friendly, Good Counsel, Riverdale Baptist, Wise

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 08/16/2013

Top 10 matchups of 2013 private school football season

Good Counsel and DeMatha, winners of the last 10 WCAC titles, highlight some of the area's top private school matchups.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:02 AM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullis, DeMatha, Flint Hill, Football, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, Landon, McNamara, O'Connell, Potomac School, St. John's, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 08/13/2013

Camp Countdown: Good Counsel Falcons

CAMP COUNTDOWN | Four-time defending WCAC champion Good Counsel looks to further its success with a relatively young squad and renewed focus.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:11 AM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 07/29/2013

Western Michigan lands commitment from Good Counsel RB Leo Ekwoge

New facilities and uniforms led Good Counsel running back Leo Ekwoge to join the Broncos' deep 2014 recruiting class.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:15 AM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 07/05/2013

Good Counsel's Caroline Peters uses Under Armour Lacrosse Classic as tune-up for international competition

Good Counsel All-Met Caroline Peters (right) will prepare to represent Ireland in the upcoming FIL Women's Lacrosse World Cup by playing in Saturday's Under Armour all-America Classic.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:02 AM ET, 07/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullis, Good Counsel, Lacrosse

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 07/02/2013

Several local hoops standouts on the move for next season

St. John's, Paul VI and St. Stephen's/St. Agnes are among schools boosted by offseason transfers.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:32 AM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Good Counsel, Montrose Christian, Paul VI, Potomac Falls, St. John's, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Good Counsel's Jesse Aniebonam, Darius Fullwood continue to pile up offers

Good Counsel rising senior lineman Jesse Aniebonam plans to choose from a lengthy list of college offers by the season opener while interest in fellow defensive lineman Darius Fullwood is growing.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:12 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Woodgrove's Brittany Basinger named Virginia Gatorade girls' soccer player of the year

Senior standout Brittany Basinger celebrated her 18th birthday with an award from Ga­tor­ade and a playoff victory.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:34 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Good Counsel, Soccer, South County, Woodgrove

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Locals picked for Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic

The Washington area will be well-represented at the eighth-annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic with three boys and 12 girls on the South team rosters.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:48 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullis, Calverton, Good Counsel, Lacrosse, marriotts ridge, Mount Hebron, Severna Park, St. Mary's-Annapolis, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes, Stone Bridge

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 05/15/2013

Good Counsel's Meagh Graham caps decorated career in net with WCAC title

Virginia Tech-bound goalie Meagh Graham made seven saves in Monday's WCAC final victory over Bishop Ireton.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:10 AM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Good Counsel, Lacrosse

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Good Counsel's Kobie Walker pledges to Kentucky football

FOOTBALL | After narrowing his list to Kentucky, Miami and West Virginia, Good Counsel junior linebacker/safety chooes the Wildcats on Monday.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:02 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 05/14/2013

Oxon Hill's Magic Harris signs with Seton Hill

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Oxon Hill senior point guard Magic Harris had Division I options but chose to sign with Division II Seton Hill on Monday.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:05 AM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Chesapeake, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, Loudoun County, Oxon Hill, South River, Wilson, Woodgrove

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 05/02/2013

Vanderbilt recruit Caroline Peters leads Good Counsel lacrosse by example

All-Met Caroline Peters plays a fearless style of lacrosse that rubs off on her Good Counsel teammates.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:16 AM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Good Counsel, Lacrosse

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013

Capital Classic: News and notes from the 40th annual all-star game

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Some of the nation's top basketball talent put on a show during crunchtime of the 40th annual contest, which also yielded some recruiting news.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atholton, Boys' Basketball, Chantilly, Crew, Fairfax, Football, Forest Park, Glenelg, Good Counsel, Montrose Christian, National Cathedral, O'Connell, Paul VI, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Soccer, Softball, South County, Southern, st. albans, St. John's, Track and Field, westfield

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 04/27/2013

NFL draft: Miami Dolphins select Florida linebacker Jelani Jenkins, former Good Counsel star

After declaring early for the NFL draft, the former Good Counsel star was selected in the fourth round Saturday.

By Roman Stubbs  |  01:36 PM ET, 04/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel, NFL Draft

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 04/24/2013

NFL draft 2013: Jelani Jenkins, Good Counsel alum, looks to prove himself at pro level

Former All-Met Defensive Player of the Year Jelani Jenkins hopes to hear his name called early in this week's NFL draft.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:31 AM ET, 04/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Woodbridge's Da'Shawn Hand ranked fourth in ESPN150

Woodbridge defensive end Da’Shawn Hand, Friendship's Jalen Tabor and McNamara's Damien Prince among five area recruits listed in new ESPN football rankings.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:03 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bishop McNamara, Football, Friendship Collegiate, Good Counsel, Lake Braddock, Woodbridge

Posted at 10:56 PM ET, 04/15/2013

Sam Mustipher, Good Counsel lineman, commits to Notre Dame

Good Counsel guard Sam Mustipher ends an intense recruiting process by choosing Notre Dame.

By Preston Williams  |  10:56 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Kyle Snyder to leave Good Counsel for Olympic Training Center

Two-time All-Met Wrestler of the Year Kyle Snyder will skip his senior year at Good Counsel to further his gold medal dreams at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado.

By Gabe Hiatt  |  04:12 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Met, Good Counsel, Kyle Snyder, Ohio State, Olympics, Wrestling

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Good Counsel's Sam Mustipher set to visit Notre Dame, three Big Ten schools

Arguably the area's most sought-after recruit, the Falcons’ Sam Mustipher will take unofficial visits to Michigan, Notre Dame, Northwestern and Ohio State

By Brandon Parker  |  02:10 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Injured Amanda Fioravanti contributes in career-closing win at Good Counsel

Good Counsel senior Amanda Fioravanti has four fractures and a torn ligament in her shooting hand.

By Preston Williams  |  04:42 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Good Counsel

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Letters of Interest: W.T. Woodson's Eric Bowles is a super sophomore

LETTERS OF INTEREST | With four starters graduating from Virginia AAA state semifinalist W.T. Woodson, expect more opponents and recruiters to pay attention to guard Eric Bowles.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, calvert, Coolidge, Damascus, DeMatha, Eleanor Roosevelt, Friendly, George Mason, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, McKinley, North Point, O'Connell, Oakland Mills, River Hill, Sidwell Friends, St. John's, Theodore Roosevelt, W.T. Woodson, Whitman, Wise

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Letters of Interest: Robinson RB Joe Wilson awaits first offer

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After leading the area with 2,358 rushing yards and 33 touchdowns last season, Robinson junior running back Joe Wilson has yet to receive as much as a phone call from a college coach.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:11 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt, Football, Friendly, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, Hockey, Loudoun County, North Point, Robinson, Wrestling

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Good Counsel's Jordan Light bridges high school, college careers at Bender

Good Counsel's Jordan Light is already comfortable at American's Bender Arena, where she will play next season for the Eagles.

By Preston Williams  |  01:29 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, Good Counsel, jordan light

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 02/28/2013

Alabama offers Good Counsel linemen Sam Mustipher, Jesse Aniebonam

Good Counsel's football players continue to garner attention, as OL Sam Mustipher and DE Jesse Aniebonam recently earned offers from the Crimson Tide.

By Brandon Parker  |  05:00 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Good Counsel

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Letters of Interest: Leroy Butts is next rising star for O'Connell

LETTERS OF INTEREST | O'Connell sophomore forward Leroy Butts is beginning to pop up on the recruiting radar for several major colleges.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:13 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Football, Girls' basketball, Good Counsel, O'Connell, Patuxent, Potomac Falls, St. John's, Wheaton

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Letters of Interest: Fairfax RB Nick Scott commits to Penn State

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Following a junior day visit, junior Nick Scott committed to his dream school.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Bullis, Edison, Fairfax Football, Football, Girls' basketball, Good Counsel, Maret, McLean School, McNamara, National Cathedral, O'Connell, Paul VI, Perry Street Prep, Potomac Falls, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, South County, St. John's, W.T. Woodson, Walter Johnson, Woodgrove, Wootton, Wrestling

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Letters of Interest: All-Met basketball progress report

LETTERS OF INTEREST | With basketball season nearing its end, we take a closer look at some of area's top All-Met candidates.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Bullis, Gonzaga, Good Counsel, Hayfield, Herndon, Maret, O'Connell, Oakton, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Robinson, South County, westfield