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Recruiting Insider: February, 2013

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 03:22 PM ET, 02/28/2013

St. Stephen's/St. Agnes receiver Sam Gallahan shines at combine in Florida

Sam Gallahan performed well at a 7-on-7 tournament last week in Florida and has been drumming up recruiting interest, according to Saints Coach Bernard Joseph.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:22 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bernard Joseph, Boston College football, Cincinnati football, Darius Manora, Football, James Madison football, Rutgers football, Sam Gallahan, St. Stephen's/St. Agnes

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Abdulai Bundu of Largo building on potential

Largo sophomore forward Abdulai Bundu comes on strong in his first varsity basketball season.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:39 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Largo

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Stonewall defensive lineman Tim Settle receives first offer

Stonewall Jackson sophomore defensive lineman Tim Settle picked up a scholarship offer from North Carolina.

By Preston Williams  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Letters of Interest: Theodore Roosevelt's Jibreel Faulkner developing as prospect

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Theodore Roosevelt junior swingman Jibreel Faulkner finding consistency in game, and college interest this winter.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:11 AM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, basketball recruiting, Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, Jibreel Faulkner, Johnnie Shuler, Quinnipiac, Rob Nickens, Seton Hall, Seton Hall basketball, Siena, Theodore Roosevelt, UNC-Wilmington, West Charlotte

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Bracket set for new Maryland State Private School championship

In a response to the new city champinoship format, the six-team tournament will feature top Maryland teams including Riverdale Baptist, McNamara and Princeton Day.

By Brandon Parker  |  06:05 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, Lanham Christian, McNamara, National Christian, Pallotti, Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Loudoun County's Taylor Borup commits to North Carolina as a freshman

The Raiders’ Taylor Borup has three more seasons of high school volleyball, but she already knows where she'll be playing in college.

By Louis Nelson  |  02:30 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Loudoun Valley's Paul Rowley adds Cornell offer

Paul Rowley's father sent his son a surprise text containing the Loudoun Valley junior forward's third offer -- this one from Cornell.

By Gabe Hiatt  |  01:30 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Edison forward Sheila Sherrill awaits first offer

Senior forward Sheila Sherrill, who has helped the Eagles reach the state tournament, is waiting for her first scholarship offer.

By Preston Williams  |  12:31 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  caa women's basketball, colonial athletic association basketball, drexel basketball, edison basketball, sheila sherrill

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Calvert's Alexis Smith becomes all-time Calvert County scoring leader

Calvert senior Alexis Smith broke the all-time Calvert County scoring record earlier this month.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:25 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, calvert, Girls' basketball

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 02/27/2013

Dominion TE/LB Rich Tran has the best/worst football highlight reel around

Amid the constant flow of football highlights, Dominion senior Rich Tran’s tape stands out like a lighthouse in a thick morning fog.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:15 AM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 05:00 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Friendship Collegiate designing football schedule on a national scale

Friendship Collegiate Coach Aazar Abdul-Rahim hopes a national-minded schedule will help the program reach new heights in 2013.

By Roman Stubbs  |  05:00 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aazaar Abdul-Rahim, Atlantic High School football, Bergen Catholic, Bishop Gorman, Brooklyn's Poly Prep Country Day, Don Bosco, Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy, high school football, Manatee football, Paramus Catholic

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Forest Park's Mustaqeem Williams holds lofty track and football goals

One of the nation's premier high school sprinters, Forest Park junior Mustaqeem Williams hopes to land a college football scholarship.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:48 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Forest Park, track

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/26/2013

National Cathedral's Marta Sniezek picks up first offer

National Cathedral sophomore Marta Sniezek, who finished with an average of 29 points per game, recieved an offer from Georgetown.

By Roman Stubbs  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/26/2013

Letters of Interest: Charles Glover is Gonzaga's Mr. Underrated

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Charles Glover has gone under the radar for Gonzaga until getting the attention of Mount St. Mary's, where the senior guard committed Monday.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Gonzaga senior guard Charles Glover commits to Mount St. Mary's

After going under the radar, Gonzaga senior guard Charles Glover has committed to play at Mount St. Mary's

By Brandon Parker  |  03:54 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Gonzaga

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Coolidge's Kadiri weighing offer from Duquesne, others

Coolidge center David Kadiri has seen his recruiting stock surge this winter while starring on the court for the Colts, and the post player is now considering offers from several schools.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:58 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, David Kadiri, Vaughn Jones

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Tre Bowens of Maret brings a football mind-set to the hardwood

Frogs senior Tre Bowens will play college football and brings that physical mentality to the basketball court.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:19 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Football, Maret

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 04:13 PM ET, 02/22/2013

All-Met girls' basketball progress report

Four of the area's best players delivered strong late-season performances this past week.

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:13 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ariana Freeman, Basketball, Breyana Mason, Forest Park, Girls' basketball, Lindsay Allen, Nicole Floyd, Paul VI Catholic, St. John's, Stonewall Jackson

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Travon McMillian, Hylton quarterback, notches two more offers

Hylton quarterback Travon McMillian adds two more offers to his growing list.

By Preston Williams  |  03:40 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  georgia tech football, hylton football, ole miss football, travon mcmillian

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Harlem Shake mania sweeps D.C. area high schools

We pass on some great videos from area high schools. Make sure to send your video our way too.

By Matt McFarland  |  01:31 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  W.T. Woodson, Wakefield

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Meade QB Marcus Smith leads talented junior class

Meade quarterback Marcus Smith leads a talented junior class at the Anne Arundel County school.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:47 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Meade

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Letters of Interest: The anatomy of a college basketball prospect

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Five-star recruits don't always translate to college and NBA success. Read what DeMatha Coach Mike Jones and Montrose Christian Coach Stu Vetter say it takes.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, Edison, Girls' basketball, Montrose Christian, Potomac Falls, Robinson, South County, South Lakes, Stonewall Jackson, W.T. Woodson, Wakefield

Posted at 12:10 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Victor Oladipo myths: Bruce Pearl gets his facts wrong on former DeMatha standout

Memo to Bruce Pearl: Indiana standout Victor Oladipo DID start as a senior at DeMatha.

By Matt McFarland  |  12:10 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DeMatha

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Stonewall Jackson QB Greg Stroman lands first offer

Massachusetts gives Stonewall Jackson junior quarterback Greg Stroman his first scholarship offer.

By Preston Williams  |  03:35 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greg Stroman, Stonewall Jackson football, UMass football, University of Massachusetts football

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 02/21/2013

Eleanor Roosevelt's Malachi Alexander steps up in crunch time

Eleanor Roosevelt senior Malachi Alexander comes through with the game-winning dunk in the Prince George's County boys' basketball title game.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:01 PM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Letters of Interest: Paul VI finds success with sophomore movement

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Despite losing its top four scorers from a year ago, Paul VI has turned in another successful season behind a talented sophomore quartet.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Flint Hill's Marlo Sweatman inks with Florida State

Flint Hill's Marlo Sweatman signs to play soccer at Florida State, and Oakton school has 12 other athletes commit to play athletics in college on Tuesday.

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:45 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Oakton center Elizabeth Manner out for postseason with broken thumb

Senior center Elizabeth Manner, the sixth-leading scorer in the area, will miss the remainder of the postseason with a broken thumb.

By Preston Williams  |  04:08 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elizabeth Manner, Girls' basketball, Oakton basketball, Stony Brook basketball

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Marcus Allen of Wise picks up four more offers in past week

Wise safety Marcus Allen has added offers from Boston College, N.C. State, Temple and Penn State in the past week.

By Eric Detweiler  |  02:30 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Caleb Henderson, Lake Braddock quarterback, receives more offers

Lake Braddock junior quarterback Caleb Henderson has six scholarship offers, with more likely to roll in soon.

By Preston Williams  |  01:15 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 02/20/2013

Video: Wakefield basketball wins at the buzzer on Re'Quan Hopson's improbable three-pointer

After not attempting a three-pointer all season, Wakefield's Re'Quan Hopson sank the game-winning three in the Warriors' 46-44 win against Langley in Tuesday's Virginia AAA Northern Region quarterfinal.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:32 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Wakefield

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 02/20/2013

Transition Game: Embracing the grind

A simple theme from training camp helped the Baltimore Ravens stay focused throughout their run to the Super Bowl. And it's a theme that can help you plow through your own obstacles, too.

By Monica McNutt  |  10:30 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/20/2013

Letters of Interest: Georgetown, Indiana high on Gonzaga's Bryant Crawford

LETTERS OF INTEREST | After missing his freshman season with a broken leg, Gonzaga's Bryant Crawford has emerged as one of the area's top recruits with offers from Georgetown and Indiana.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt, George Mason, Gonzaga, Potomac (Md.), Robinson, Sidwell Friends, South County, South Lakes, Stonewall Jackson, W.T. Woodson, Wakefield

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Gonzaga's Nicko Corriveau named Gatorade District of Columbia player of the year

Gonzaga's Nicko Corriveau has been named the Gatorade District of Columbia Boys Soccer Player of the Year.

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:31 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys Soccer, Gonzaga, Nicko Corriveau

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Friendship Collegiate's D'Andre Payne collects offers from Tennessee, Wisconsin

D'Andre Payne is faced with new surroundings after transferring from H.D. Woodson to Friendship Collegiate this winter. He has over 30 scholarship offers.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:13 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D'Andre Payne, Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Texas signee Andy McGuire enjoying improved health

Madison shortstop Andy McGuire, who projects as a high draft pick, is working his way back from a frustrating hip injury.

By Preston Williams  |  01:17 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 baseball draft, Andy McGuire, Baseball, Madison, Madison baseball, University of Texas baseball

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Kennedy's Marcus Murray hoping to close decorated career in style

A fourth-year starter, Marcus Murray has been a mainstay at point guard for the Cavaliers.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:38 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Kennedy

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Letters of Interest: Briar Woods OL Jared Coker, WR Brandon Polk earn football offers

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Jared Coker and Brandon Polk recently received offers from Bowling Green, Maryland and Va. Tech, adding to the list of big-time colleges interested in Falcon football players.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:03 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Briar Woods, Centennial, Football, Forest Park, Friendly, Girls' basketball, Herndon, Lake Braddock, Lanham Christian, Largo, Maret, Montrose Christian, Riverdale Baptist, South County, Theodore Roosevelt, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 02/18/2013

Naim Muhammad of North Point gives oral commitment to play at Shepherd University

North Point senior Naim Muhammad orally commits to Division II Shepherd University.

By Eric Detweiler  |  02:05 PM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, North Point

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 02/18/2013

Lake Braddock's Sophie Chase pulls double duty again

Lake Braddock’s nine-time senior All-Met Sophie Chase shines on the track and in the pool on Saturday at George Mason.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:44 AM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lake Braddock, Swimming, Track and Field

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

Posted at 12:27 AM ET, 02/16/2013

Friday Review: How players on the All-Met Watch performed

We take a look at how some of the area's top players did Friday night.

By Dillon Mullan  |  12:27 AM ET, 02/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aquille Carr, Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Centreville, Girls' basketball, Herndon, Jenna Green, Josh Hart, Lindsay Allen, Magruder, Nick Griffin, Princeton Day, Sidwell Friends, St. John's, William Ferguson

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 02/15/2013

Oakton Coach Fred Priester stunned by McDonald's all-American Game selection

Girls’ basketball Coach Fred Priester was stunned when he opened an e-mail announcing his selection as the head coach of the East team at the McDonald's all-American Game.

By Preston Williams  |  06:12 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Loudoun County, Oakton

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/15/2013

Northwest QB Matty Callahan still searching for a college football home

After a stellar senior season, Northwest quarterback Matty Callahan is still searching for a college football program to play for.

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Northwest

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 02/15/2013

DeMatha's Brock Ruble juggles offers from major college football programs

Offensive lineman Brock Ruble has plenty of scholarship offers from major college programs, including Maryland, Florida State, Virginia Tech and more.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:26 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMatha, Football

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Michael Cunningham does it all for DuVal

DuVal junior Michael Cunningham has been filling up the stat sheet since Coach Lafayette Dublin challenged him to diversify his game.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:08 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DuVal

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013

Letters of Interest: Lindsay Allen of St. John's adds McDonald's all-American to list of accolades

LETTERS OF INTEREST | St. John's point guard Lindsay Allen describes being selected to the McDonald's all-American Game as "surreal."

By Brandon Parker  |  08:59 AM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Centreville, Chantilly, Gar-Field, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, Herndon, Lake Braddock, Madison, Maret, O'Connell, Oakton, Paul VI, Potomac (Va.), Princeton Day, Riverdale Baptist, Robinson, South Lakes, St. John's, The Potomac School, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Locals to take part in McDonald's all-American Game

No area boys will partake in the game, but St. John's point guard Lindsay Allen is in the girls’ game and Oakton Coach Fred Priester will coach the East team.

By Matt McFarland  |  06:17 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Oakton, St. John's

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Jerome 'KC' West prepares for life after Spingarn

Spingarn junior Jerome 'KC' West, who hopes to play college basketball, hasn't settled on where he will play his senior year of high school basketball.

By stubbsr  |  04:29 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball; Boys' basketball; Spingarn, Boys' Basketball

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/14/2013

Stetson signee Keara Finnerty has career night

W.T. Woodson guard Keara Finnerty, a Stetson signee, scores 40 points in a Virginia AAA Patriot District semifinal win.

By Preston Williams  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls' basketball, girls' basketball; W.T. Woodson; Potomac (Va.); Stetson women's basketball

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Jalen Christian of Damascus won't rush recruitment

Damascus sophomore Jalen Christian is already in his second year of the football recruiting process.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:18 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Damascus, Football

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 02/14/2013

Letters of Interest: Junior-laden St. John's primed for big recruiting season

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Loaded with a talented junior class, St. John's has college recruiters salivating and the rest of the WCAC on the lookout this postseason.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:12 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DuVal, Girls' basketball, McLean, North Point, Spingarn, St. John's, Suitland, W.T. Woodson

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Einstein's Josh Ogburn beats Springbrook at the buzzer

VIDEO | Einstein senior Josh Ogburn nails a buzzer-beater to sink Springbrook.

By Eric Detweiler  |  05:26 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Einstein, Springbrook

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Roddy Peters, Kris Jenkins highlight local talent in latest ESPN player rankings

Suitland's Roddy Peters, Gonzaga's Kris Jenkins and Montrose Christian's Ishmail Wainright are some of the top local players listed in ESPN's latest high school player rankings.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:55 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, Gonzaga, Montrose Christian, Paul VI, Potomac (Md.), Sidwell Friends, Suitland

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

Brian Coleman of Magruder steps up on senior night

Colonels forward Brian Coleman scores a career-high 22 points in Tuesday's win over Paint Branch.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:13 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Magruder

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Letters of Interest: Trayvaughn Newell runs the show for Coolidge

LETTERS OF INTEREST | The court vision and passing ability of senior Trayvaughn Newell helped Coolidge knock off previously undefeated Theodore Roosevelt.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:03 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, Theodore Roosevelt

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 02/13/2013

Tuesday Review: How the All-Met Watch fared

DuVal's Michael Cunningham posted a triple-double and Friendly's Chayla Lewis had 25 points and 11 rebounds for two of Tuesday's top performances.

By Andrew Simon  |  12:00 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Girls' basketball

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Bullis forward Lynee Belton (sort of) narrows her list

Lynee Belton of Bullis has whittled her list to about 15 schools and does not plan to commit until this summer after the AAU season.

By Preston Williams  |  04:40 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullis, Bullis School, Girls' basketball

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 02/12/2013

Magic Harris of Oxon Hill back on recruiting radar

Oxon Hill senior Magic Harris spent the summer in the classroom in hopes of landing a basketball scholarship.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:37 AM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Oxon Hill

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/12/2013

Letters of Interest: Holy Cross recruit Anthony Thompson has Bullis on a roll

LETTERS OF INTEREST | The Bulldogs have won 16 straight games and earned the top seed in the IAC tournament thanks to Holy Cross recruit Anthony Thompson.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Friendly DB Alameen Murphy adds Stanford offer

Eight months after his first scholarship offer, Friendly junior cornerback Alameen Murphy adds Stanford to his list of suitors.

By Eric Detweiler  |  04:07 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Nicko Corriveau, Wesley Suggs highlight Virginia men’s soccer signees

SOCCER | All-Mets Nicko Corriveau (Gonzaga) and Wesley Suggs (DeMatha) were among the 10 players who signed on to play soccer at Virginia next fall.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:21 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Patience pays off in scholarship to Coppin State for Gwynn Park’s Genesis Lucas

Gwynn Park senior Genesis Lucas waits for an offer and then signs to play at Coppin State.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:43 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 02/11/2013

Paul Rowley of Loudoun Valley gains recruiting interest

Loudoun Valley’s Paul Rowley, who is 6-foot-7, has offers from Northeastern Conference schools and has received interest from Cornell and Maryland.

By Gabe Hiatt  |  11:37 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/11/2013

Letters of Interest: Montrose Christian relies on its size

The fourth-ranked Mustangs lean on 6-foot-10 Cole Harrison, 6-8 Mark Williams and 6-6 Ishmail Wainright.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 02/08/2013

Friday review: How players on the All-Met Watch fared

How the players on this week’s All-Met watch fared on Friday night.

By Andrew Simon  |  11:43 PM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Forecasts

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 02/08/2013

Maryland to hold Big 33 tryouts on Saturday

Top football players in Maryland will gather Saturday for tryouts. The all-star game will be played against a Pennsylvania team in June.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:43 PM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 02/08/2013

Riverdale Baptist hangs tough without three starters

Riverdale Baptist remains competitive despite missing three starters because of academic issues for the past five games.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:32 AM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/08/2013

Letters of Interest: Woodgrove savors a visit from Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer visited the Wolverines, marking the first visit to the Loudoun school for a college head coach.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 02/07/2013

Demetrius Johnson of Annapolis Area Christian making name for himself

Annapolis Area Christian standout Demetrius Johnson pops up on national recruiting lists.

By Preston Williams  |  02:51 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 02/07/2013

Roddy Peters supports Taivon Jacobs, remains on track in shoulder rehabilitation

Maryland basketball recruit Roddy Peters talks about Taivon Jacobs and his own recovery from shoulder surgery.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:57 PM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/07/2013

Maryland 4A champ Wise holds signing ceremony

A program-record 10 Pumas plan to play college football next year, including Antonio Harris (Towson).

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Letters of Interest: National Signing Day brings out the orange at Good Counsel

LETTERS OF INTEREST | From Kendall Fuller (Virginia Tech) to Dorian O’Daniel (Clemson) to Kirk Garner (Virginia), it was a sea of orange at Good Counsel’s signing day festivities.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:07 AM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 02/06/2013

National Signing Day 2014: We look ahead to Da’Shawn Hand, Jalen Tabor and other top recruits

Woodbridge’s Da’Shawn Hand, Good Counsel’s Sam Mustipher and Friendship Collegiate’s Jalen Tabor are among the players expected to draw strong interest.

By Preston Williams  |  07:23 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 02/06/2013

National Signing Day 2013: E.J. Levenberry signs with Florida State

Hylton linebacker E.J. Levenberry makes it official Wednesday afternoon as he signs with the Seminoles.

By Preston Williams  |  03:08 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Kendall Fuller signs with Virginia Tech on National Signing Day

Highly touted cornerback Kendall Fuller will play for the Hokies.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:25 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Jacquille Veii picks Maryland on National Signing Day

Avalon defensive back Jacquille Veii chose the Terps over Nebraska and Iowa.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:46 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Maryland football inks Derwin Gray on National Signing Day

As expected, Friendship Collegiate lineman Derwin Gray signs with Maryland.

By Roman Stubbs  |  11:17 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Yannick Ngakoue signs with Maryland on National Signing Day

Friendship Collegiate lineman Yannick Ngakoue makes it official and picks the Terps over Florida State.

By Roman Stubbs  |  11:05 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/06/2013

National Signing Day 2013: Matt Rolin signs with Florida

Briar Woods LB Matt Rolin, who switched his commitment from South Carolina to Florida in December, signed with the Gators.

By Matt Brooks  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Taivon Jacobs signs with Maryland not Ohio State on National Signing Day

Suitland All-Met Taivon Jacobs signs with the Terps on Wednesday. He’d originally committed to Ohio State.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:23 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 02/06/2013

National Signing Day 2013: Na’Ty Rodgers signs with South Carolina

McDonough All-Met Na’Ty Rodgers made his college pick official on Wednesday, signing with South Carolina.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:16 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Stanford lands QB Ryan Burns of Stone Bridge on National Signing Day

Stone Bridge All-Met quarterback Ryan Burns made his commitment to the Cardinal official.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:12 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 02/06/2013

National Signing Day: Notre Dame signs Devin Butler

Gonzaga defensive back Devin Butler makes it official with Notre Dame.

By Matt McFarland  |  09:41 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 02/06/2013

National Signing Day 2013: Jonathan Allen signs with Alabama

Stone Bridge senior defensive end, one of the top lineman in the country, signed his National Letter-of-Intent for Alabama.

By Matt Brooks  |  09:25 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 02/06/2013

National Signing Day 2013: Dorian O’Daniel signs with Clemson

Good Counsel linebacker Dorian O’Daniel will play for Clemson.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:17 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Letters of Interest: QB Trace McSorley adds offers from Virginia Tech, UNC

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Briar Woods junior quarterback Trace McSorley picked up offers from Virginia Tech, North Carolina and UNC-Charlotte this week.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 02/06/2013

National Signing Day 2013: Oren Burks signs with Vanderbilt

South County defensive standout Oren Burks is on his way to Vanderbilt.

By Matt McFarland  |  08:33 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 02/06/2013

National Signing Day 2013: Chris Blewitt signs with Pitt

West Potomac’s senior All-Met kicker booted eight field goals this season, including a 50-yarder.

By Preston Williams  |  08:24 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/06/2013

Tuesday review: How players on the All-Met Watch fared

We take a look at how some of the area’s top performers have done so far this week.

By Andrew Simon  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

SEC teams offer Hylton quarterback Travon McMillian

One of the area’s top “athletes” adds Tennessee, Auburn to list of suitors.

By Preston Williams  |  05:28 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 02/05/2013

South Carolina recruit Na’Ty Rodgers of McDonough showcases the power of social media

McDonough All-Met lineman Na’Ty Rodgers used Twitter to land an interview on ESPNU.

By Eric Detweiler  |  04:33 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 02/05/2013

Paint Branch lineman Jonathan Quigley awaits new offers

Panthers’ senior lineman Jonathan Quigley orally committed to Hampton before the season but will not sign with the school on Wednesday as he awaits offers from other suitors.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:17 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 02/05/2013

Largo’s John Majors makes up for lost time in Lions’ surge

Largo senior John Majors has blossomed from little-used reserve into a force in the paint for the suddenly surging Lions.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:30 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 02/05/2013

Suitland WR Taivon Jacobs to decide between Ohio State, Maryland on National Signing Day

Suitland All-Met wide receiver Taivon Jacobs said he’ll decide between Ohio State and Maryland on National Signing Day.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:48 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 02/05/2013

National Signing Day 2013: Kendall Fuller, Jonathan Allen highlight area players expected to sign

More than 100 area football players will make their college commitments official on national signing day.

By Preston Williams  |  12:12 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Gonzaga’s Devin Butler, Aaron Brady ready for International Bowl

Gonzaga defensive back Devin Butler is set on helping Team USA win the International Bowl against the World team.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Letters of Interest: Nate Britt discusses his move from Gonzaga to Oak Hill Academy

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Former Gonzaga point guard Nate Britt discusses his transition to life at Oak Hill Academy and what he misses most about basketball in D.C.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:04 AM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 02/04/2013

W.T. Woodson lineman Patrick Halloran commits to Air Force

All-district lineman Patrick Halloran commits to Air Force.

By Preston Williams  |  04:26 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 02/04/2013

Friendship Collegiate LB Yannick Ngakoue to choose between Florida State, Maryland, South Carolina

Friendship Collegiate senior linebacker Yannick Ngakoue will choose between Maryland, Florida State and South Carolina on National Signing Day.

By Roman Stubbs  |  01:21 PM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Letters of Interest: Dion Wiley shakes off shooting woes to lead Potomac (Md.)

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Despite shooting struggles, junior Dion Wiley finds a way to continue Potomac (Md.)’s winning streak.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:42 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 AM ET, 02/02/2013

Friday review: How players on the All-Met Watch performed

A look at how the area’s top basketball players performed on Friday night.

By Dillon Mullan  |  12:08 AM ET, 02/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 02/01/2013

Gaithersburg RB Solomon Vault earns offer from Marshall

The Thundering Heard are interested in adding Trojans junior running back Solomon Vault to their prolific offense in 2014.

By Roman Stubbs  |  05:46 PM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 02/01/2013

Josh Hardy, D.J. Singleton help Clarksburg knock off Magruder

Juniors Josh Hardy and D.J. Singleton have helped Clarksburg turn things around.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:00 PM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 02/01/2013

Coach’s broadcasting gig has its perks for South Lakes basketball players

In-season access to various college teams enables Christy Winters Scott to enhance her own practices.

By Preston Williams  |  12:30 PM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 02/01/2013

After rough January, Donta Wilkins of Potomac (Va.) firms up commitment to play at Virginia

After enduring deaths in his family, Potomac (Va.) All-Met lineman Donta Wilkins goes with his “mind and heart.”

By Preston Williams  |  11:00 AM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 02/01/2013

Antonio Harris of Wise flips oral commitment to Towson

After originally picking Massachusetts, Wise All-Met Antonio Harris has switched his oral commitment to Towson.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:38 AM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/01/2013

Letters of Interest: Princeton Day’s Brandon Better shows he’s not just Aquille Carr’s sidekick

LETTERS OF INTEREST | While standout teammate Aquille Carr nursed a hand injury, guard Brandon Better filled the scoring void.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Bishop Ireton DB Geno Miller commits to New Hampshire

Tonsilitis nearly sidetracked the recruiting process for Bishop Ireton’s Geno Miller, but the senior defensive back is now bound for New Hampshire.

By Brandon Parker  |  05:23 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 01/31/2013

Florida State commit E.J. Levenberry to visit Tennessee again before making final decision

Hylton linebacker E.J. Levenberry is still “100 percent” in for Seminoles, father says, but the All-Met is making a third trip to Tennessee.

By Preston Williams  |  01:13 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/31/2013

Letters of Interest: Avalon’s Jacquille Veii weighs his options between Maryland, Nebraska and Iowa

LETTERS OF INTEREST | A late offer from Nebraska has Avalon defensive back Jacquille Veii reconsidering his recruiting options with National Signing Day fast approaching.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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