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Recruiting Insider: February, 2012

Posted at 05:54 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Potomac (Md.) sophomore Dion Wiley helps turns heads, Wolverines around

Sophomore guard is 6-foot-3, a dangerous shooter and is considered by rival coaches the county’s best sophomore.

By James Wagner  |  05:54 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Transition Game: The dual-sport dilemma

TRANSITION GAME | Competing in two sports in high school is one thing. In college, it’s another level of commitment.

By Monica McNutt  |  05:30 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Where are they now: Kevin Durant, Jerome Seagears and more

This week we catch up with Kevin Durant, Roger Mason, Jerome Seagears and more.

By Alex Berlin  |  12:49 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Gonzaga junior CB Devin Butler visits UNC, up to 15 offers

The 6-foot-1 speedster has seen his recruiting blow up during the offseason and coach says that North Carolina, Michigan, Notre Dame are top choices.

By Josh Barr  |  12:59 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 02/26/2012

DeMatha OL Rico Webb dies early Sunday [UPDATED]

The 6-foot-7, 365-pound lineman had signed to play for Alabama State; medical examiner rules he died of natural causes.

By Josh Barr  |  11:47 AM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Replay: Northern Region basketball finals

We live streamed the Northern Region basketball finals on Monday night. Watch the replay here.

By Washington Post sports editors  |  10:50 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Talented Largo basketball trio waiting on potential offers

Seniors Derrick Colter, Michael Graham and Damante McNeill hold two scholarship offers among them and are hoping for more.

By James Wagner  |  10:45 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:06 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Kevin Durant, Roy Hibbert and other homegrown D.C. basketball stars

As NBA All-Star weekend begins, take a look back at some of the talented players to emerge from the area.

By Washington Post sports editors  |  04:06 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Stefon Diggs says he is ready for Maryland

All-Met Player of the Year looks back at the last few weeks of the recruiting process and ahead to preparing to play for the Terps in the fall.

By Josh Barr  |  04:33 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Eastern Shore forward Damonte Dodd commits to Maryland

While his previous scholarship offers were from smaller Division I programs, the 6-foot-9, 240-pound senior believes he is ready to help the Terps.

By Josh Barr  |  08:47 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 02/22/2012

North Stafford DB-WR Anthony Shegog gets three offers in four days

Virginia Tech, Virginia and East Carolina court Wolverines’ defensive back-receiver

By Preston Williams  |  05:16 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Briar Woods LB Matt Rolin adds offers from Florida State, Baylor, U-Conn., Duke

Briar Woods junior linebacker Matt Rolin picked up offers from Florida State, Baylor, Connecticut and Duke in the last week, bringing his total to 11.

By Matt Brooks  |  11:47 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 02/20/2012

McNamara’s Damian Prince emerging as a big recruit

Sophomore OL Damian Prince, who is 6 feet 7 and 304 pounds, already holds seven college scholarship offers.

By Josh Barr  |  03:54 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 02/18/2012

Montrose Christian-Takoma Academy to be live streamed Sunday

We live streamed the No. 6 Mustangs’ game against Takoma Academy on Sunday.

By Washington Post sports editors  |  11:34 AM ET, 02/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Maryland recruit Seth Allen will play Saturday at Wise showcase

Fredericksburg Christian senior guard is back in the lineup after missing five weeks because of a broken bone in his hand.

By Josh Barr  |  03:49 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Replay: Virginia AAA wrestling tournament

We’ll have a live broadcast of Saturday’s Virginia AAA wrestling tournament held at Robinson, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

By Washington Post sports editors  |  06:44 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Live stream: Concorde District basketball tournament finals

We broadcasted Oakton-Chantilly girls (6 p.m.) and Westfield-Robinson boys (8 p.m.)

By Washington Post sports editors  |  06:32 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Stefon Diggs’s impact on Maryland football [VIDEO]

Josh Barr and B.J. Koubaroulis discuss the impact of that the Good Counsel two-time All-Met will have with the Terps.

By Washington Post sports editors  |  04:58 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Making the most of your entire college experience

TRANSITION GAME | As an athlete, it’s easy to stick with what you know. But it’s important to expand your circle of friends and experiences.

By Monica McNutt  |  03:03 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Where are they now: Ty Lawson, Roy Hibbert, Greivis Vasquez and more

This week we catch up with Ty Lawson, Roy Hibbert, Greivis Vasquez and more.

By Alex Berlin  |  01:58 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/13/2012

DeMatha-O’Connell live streamed Tuesday

The No. 2 Stags, fresh off their nationally-televised win over Gonzaga, travel to Arlington to face the Knights Tuesday.

By Washington Post sports editors  |  11:40 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/13/2012

College coaches come out for Gonzaga-Paul VI

More than a dozen crowd into Gonzaga’s smaller gymnasium to watch top juniors Kris Jenkins and Stanford Robinson, as well as some younger players already on the radar

By Josh Barr  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Stefon Diggs ‘100 percent’ sure on decision to sign with Maryland

Stefon Diggs says he was committed to staying home, and now he’s committed to Maryland.

By Paul Tenorio  |  09:31 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:27 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Sidwell Friends G Josh Hart picks up Villanova offer

The talented junior made a game-tying three-pointer at the end of regulation then received Big East scholarship offer Thursday night

By Josh Barr  |  07:27 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Stefon Diggs commits to Maryland [UPDATE]

The two-time All-Met, as expected, says he’ll play for Maryland. He is the highest-rated recruit to play for the Terps in years.

By Josh Barr  |  05:34 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 02/10/2012

Stefon Diggs’s decision elicits memories of another recruiting circus when Logan-El spurned Maryland for Penn State

With Stefon Diggs prepared to announce his college choice Friday night, it brings to mind the buildup leading to Antonio Logan-El’s decision in 2006.

By Josh Barr  |  05:28 PM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 02/10/2012

DeMatha vs. Gonzaga: A look at the area’s top basketball rivalry

Take a look back at the recent history of this rivalry before tonight’s game, which will be televised on ESPN2.

By Alex Berlin  |  08:53 AM ET, 02/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Stefon Diggs set to make college choice Friday, with Florida believed to be leading Maryland as his most likely destination

The All-Met Defensive Player of the Year has waited more than a week after national signing day to make his college choice. Maryland? Ohio State? Florida? What’s it going to be?

By Josh Barr  |  12:54 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 02/09/2012

Broad Run PG Nigel Johnson lands offer from American after 55-point game

Broad Run point guard Nigel Johnson’s 55-point explosion wasn’t enough to beat Osbourn, but it did land the junior an offer from American University.

By Matt Brooks  |  11:41 AM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 02/08/2012

How to balance the relationship between your parents and your coach

TRANSITION GAME | A Big East coach and a pair of WCAC parents weigh in on the relationship between players, coaches and parents.

By Monica McNutt  |  12:39 PM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Don Bosco F Emmanuel Omogbo drawing interest

The 6-foot-6 junior forward has an offer from Robert Morris and might get more attention after scoring 30 points on Tuesday night

By Josh Barr  |  11:48 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 02/08/2012

Bullis-Georgetown Prep to be live streamed Friday

We’ll have a live stream of the regular season finale for these Interstate Athletic Conference rivals.

By Washington Post sports editors  |  10:50 AM ET, 02/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Where are they now: Tristan Spurlock, Chay Shegog and more

This week we catch up with Tristan Spurlock, Sam Young, Chay Shegog and more.

By Alex Berlin  |  06:35 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Former Dunbar WR Deon Long bound for Maryland?

After standout year at New Mexico, he is one of six former Lobos or District natives enrolled at Iowa Western Community College with an eye on transferring back to a four-year college program.

By Josh Barr  |  06:23 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 02/03/2012

DeMatha Coach Mike Jones, forward Jerami Grant get all-star game invites

Coach will head to Portland to help coach U.S. team in Hoop Summit; Syracuse recruit is selected for Jordan Brand Classic

By Josh Barr  |  05:37 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Bullis F Nigel Pruitt commits to Kennesaw State

The 6-foot-6 senior is averaging 17.9 points this season for the 19-3 Bulldogs

By Josh Barr  |  04:38 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Dunbar’s Daniel Nwosu signs with Colorado State

The senior TE-DE picks the Rams over finalist Ohio, and Eastern Michigan and New Mexico.

By James Wagner  |  01:28 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Meade’s Moise Larose drawing attention

The 6-foot-5 290-pound junior already holds offers from Boston College and East Carolina and plans to attend Maryland’s upcoming junior day

By Josh Barr  |  12:16 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Looking at the top local high school football prospects in the class of 2014

Friendship Collegiate cornerback Jalen Tabor and Woodbridge defensive lineman Da’Shawn Hand top the list of the top local high school football prospects in this year’s sophomore class

By Josh Barr  |  08:00 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:19 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Looking ahead to national signing day 2013: Kendall Fuller, Jonathan Allen and other top recruits

The Post takes a look at the top recruits from this year’s junior class, led by Good Counsel All-Met WR-DB Kendall Fuller.

By Josh Barr  |  06:19 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/01/2012

National Signing Day 2012: All-Met Offensive Player of the Year Rob Chesson signs with Towson

Rob Chesson picks Towson over Division II Charleston (W.Va.).

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 02/01/2012

National Signing Day 2012: Centreville two-time All-Met Ken Ekanem chooses Virginia Tech

Standing behind the podium in the auditorium at Centreville with much of the student body watching, two-time All-Met defensive end Ken Ekanem announced on Wednesday morning that he has committed to Virginia Tech.

By Paul Tenorio  |  10:40 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:03 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Gaithersburg All-Met WR Billy Brown heading to Division II Shepherd

Gaithersburg All-Met WR-DE lacked the core credits to accept a Division I scholarship.

By Josh Barr  |  07:03 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Looking back at the top local prospects in the class of 2012

How The Post’s list of top prospects for this year’s senior class fared

By Josh Barr  |  05:02 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 01/31/2012

National signing day 2012: A look at who’s signing where

Josh Barr takes a look at the area’s top football players and where they are expected to sign on Feb. 1.

By Washington Post sports editors  |  03:11 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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