Recruiting Insider: Wise


Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/08/2014

Full Capital Classic all-star game roster released

All-Met Player of the Year Melo Trimble and McDonald’s all-American Isaiah Whitehead to face off in nation’s longest running high school all-star hoops contest.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Battlefield, Bishop Ireton, Blake, Bowie, Bullis, C.H. Flowers, Capitol Christian, Central, Clarksburg, Coolidge, DeMatha, Edison, Eleanor Roosevelt, Episcopal, Gonzaga, Herndon, Kennedy, Lake Braddock, Laurel Prep, Loudoun Valley, Maret, McKinley Tech, National Collegiate, O'Connell, Oakton, Paul VI, Potomac (Md.), Potomac (Va.), Riverdale Baptist, Robinson, Springbrook, St. John's, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes, Theodore Roosevelt, W.T. Woodson, Wakefield, Wheaton, Whitman, Wise

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 03/21/2014

Inaugural Crab Ball Classic pits D.C.-area’s finest against Baltimore’s best in basketball showdown

The inaugural Crab Ball Classic at DeMatha Friday night matches a group of Baltimore-area All-Stars with D.C.-area standouts in a clash for Maryland supremacy.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:39 AM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  C.H. Flowers, Clinton Christian, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Potomac (Md.), Springbrook, St. John's, Wise

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 03/07/2014

Recruits lead teams into Maryland region finals

A cast of high-profile recruits leads area teams into the Maryland boys’ regional finals. Here’s a look at the names you need to know.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:16 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Annapolis, Central, Clarksburg, DuVal, Maryland boys' playoffs, Oakland Mills, Potomac (Md.), Reservoir, Severna Park, Springbrook, Westlake, Whitman, Wise

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Wise track star Paris Vaughan headed to Miami (OH)

Wise track & field standout Paris Vaughan commits to Miami (OH).

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:59 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wise

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 02/05/2014

National Signing Day 2014: Penn State picks up area quartet

Penn State picks up quartet of area recruits in QB Trace McSorley, RBs Nick Scott and Mark Allen and DB Marcus Allen.

By Tariq Lee  |  12:10 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, DeMatha, Fairfax, National Signing Day, Wise

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 02/05/2014

Wise DB Marcus Allen signs with Penn State, TE Micah Till signs with N.C. State

Wise DB Marcus Allen (Penn State) and TE Micah Till (N.C. State) grew into FBS recruits during their time with the Pumas.

By Chelsea Janes  |  11:53 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Signing Day, Wise High School

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 08:52 AM ET, 01/29/2014

Wise WR/DB Nate Hampton visits Penn State

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Junior wide receiver Nate Hampton -- the Pumas’ top returning pass-catcher -- has already established a connection with new Nittany Lions Coach James Franklin.

By Chelsea Janes  |  08:52 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Letters of Interest, Wise

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 01/16/2014

Paul VI, DeMatha, other local powers take national stage this weekend

The Bass Pro Tournament of Champions, HoopHall Classic and MLK Hoopfest make for a strong slate of high school hoops this weekend.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:16 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Cesar Chavez, Clinton Christian, Coolidge, DeMatha, Edison, O'Connell, Paul VI, Riverdale Baptist, Theodore Roosevelt, Wakefield, Wise

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Nick Scott, Marcus Allen on board with new Penn State Coach James Franklin

Fairfax All-Met running back Nick Scott and Wise standout defensive back Marcus Allen are excited to play for former Vanderbilt Coach James Franklin in Happy Valley.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:13 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fairfax, Football, Wise

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 12/20/2013

For area athletes, Maryland Crab Bowl more than exhibition game

Washington area football stars prepare for this weekend’s sixth annual in Maryland Crab Bowl, with many players still looking for college exposure.

By Roman Stubbs  |  10:10 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crab Bowl, Football, Gaithersburg, Letters of Interest, Meade, Potomac (Md.), Quince Orchard, Sherwood, Wise

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 09/27/2013

Marcus Allen, Penn State commit, out for season

Wise defensive back Marcus Allen, who orally committed to Penn State in May, is out for the season after tearing ligaments in his ankle.

By Chelsea Janes  |  12:09 PM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Marcus Allen, Wise

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 09/18/2013

DuVal sophomore Antoine Brooks making a name for himself

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Tigers quarterback Antoine Brooks burst onto the Prince George’s football scene over the first two weeks of the season, and could soon be getting attention from outside it, too.

By Chelsea Janes  |  09:14 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DuVal, Football, Wise

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 09:05 AM ET, 09/06/2013

Daylin Davis takes unexpected detour to playing hoops at Le Moyne

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After initially being headed to prep school, former North Point swingman Daylin Davis snags last-minute spot at Le Moyne.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:05 AM ET, 09/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Clarksburg, Douglass, Football, Huntingtown, Hylton, Lake Braddock, North Point, Northern, Potomac (Md.), Quince Orchard, Stone Bridge, Stonewall Jackson, Suitland, Tuscarora, Wise, Woodgrove

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 08/27/2013

Camp Countdown: Wise Pumas

The Pumas have reloaded last year's state championship squad with a handful of transfers who should make an immediate impact.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:28 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Wise

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 08/23/2013

Football rankings rollout: Nos. 9-6

Friendship Collegiate, River Hill, Briar Woods and Wise, all state champions a year ago, return as preseason top 10 teams in the Post's latest rankings rollout.

By Roman Stubbs  |  01:28 PM ET, 08/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Football, Friendship Collegiate, River Hill, Wise

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 12:43 PM ET, 08/02/2013

Top 10 matchups of 2013 Maryland high school football season

A slew of important early season tests highlight the 2013 Maryland high school football schedule.

By Roman Stubbs  |  12:43 PM ET, 08/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arundel, Atholton, Damascus, Douglass, Eleanor Roosevelt, Football, Gaithersburg, Gwynn Park, Huntingtown, Meade, Patuxent, Potomac (Md.), Quince Orchard, River Hill, Suitland, Wise

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 06/17/2013

Maryland falls in return to Big 33 Football Classic

Wise's Myles Humphrey highlights Maryland's return to the Big 33 Football Classic, a 58-27 loss to Pennsylvania.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:02 AM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atholton, Football, Quince Orchard, Wise

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 05/10/2013

Marcus Allen, Wise defensive back, picks Penn State

Wise junior Marcus Allen made his college pick on Friday, orally committing to Penn State.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:39 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Wise

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

Wise DB Marcus Allen ready to narrow his recruiting focus

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Wise junior Marcus Allen has 24 football scholarship offers on the table and he's ready to start narrowing his list of suitors.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:09 AM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arundel, Football, Letters of Interest, North County, South River, Wise

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 05/02/2013

Updated: Wise TE Micah Till commits to N.C. State

Wise junior tight end Micah Till (89), who hauled in the game-winning touchdown pass in the Maryland 4A title game, orally committed to N.C. State on Thursday morning.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:13 PM ET, 05/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Wise

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Wise's Maryland 4A football title team honored in Annapolis

The Maryland state government honored the Maryland 4A champion Wise football team on Wednesday.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:32 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Wise

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Markell Young's experience boosts Wise

Senior Markell Young, a North Point transfer, brings big-game experience to the Pumas.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Wise

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 12:37 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Wise's Micah Till lands N.C. State football scholarship offer

After catching the game-winning touchdown pass in the Maryland 4A football final, Wise junior Micah Till has a scholarship offer from N.C. State.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:37 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Football, Wise