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Recruiting Insider: March, 2013

Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Riverdale Baptist PG Nigel Johnson decommits from George Washington, re-opens recruitment

Riverdale Baptist senior guard Nigel Johnson decommits from George Washington to reconsider his options before making a final college decision.

By Brandon Parker  |  06:48 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Riverdale Baptist

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 03/29/2013

DeMatha LB Ja'Whaun Bentley breaks school's bench press record

DeMatha junior and All-Met linebacker Ja'Whaun Bentley set new school mark with 21 reps of 225 pounds

By Brandon Parker  |  12:37 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMatha, Football

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Damascus LB George Vinson excited for Appalachian State move to Sun Belt Conference

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Appalachian State recruit George Vinson of Damascus was excited to learn this week that the Mountaineers will join the Sun Belt Conference and compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision in 2014.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:05 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Damascus, Football, Letters of Interest

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Relive Eleanor Roosevelt's run to the Maryland 4A boys' basketball title

The Eleanor Roosevelt boys' basketball team has released a highlight video of its state title run.

By Eric Detweiler  |  03:09 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt

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 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 10:16 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Richard Montgomery's Justin Senou showcases versatile skill set

Senior Justin Senou finished the basketball season as Montgomery County's leading scorer, but Richard Montgomery counted on him for much more than that.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:16 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Richard Montgomery

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Bullis OL Justin Herron finds plenty of college football suitors

LETTERS OF INTERST | Bulldogs offensive lineman Justin Herron grows into his body, and finds potential future in college football.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:09 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullis, Football, football recruiting

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Victor Oladipo: There's more to know about Indiana's star

Despite all that's been written about DeMatha alum Victor Oladipo, there's still more to know about the Indiana star.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:20 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, DeMatha, Indiana, NCAA tournament, Victor Oladipo

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Friendship Collegiate PG Byron Ashe commits to Mount St. Mary's

After a late recruiting move, Mount St. Mary's is the "perfect" fit for Friendship Collegiate's point guard Byron Ashe.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:53 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Friendship Collegiate Academy

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Paul VI's Marcus Derrickson taking time with recruitment

Programs such as Indiana, Maryland and Miami have already started vying for Marcus Derrickson's services, but the Paul VI sophomore is in no rush.

By Brandon Parker  |  10:16 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Recruiting heats up for Riverdale Baptist's Chloe Jackson

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Riverdale Baptist guard Chloe Jackson is one of the top uncommitted juniors in the area.

By Preston Williams  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 03/26/2013

The top boys' basketball play of the season

After receiving more than 1,000 votes, Thomas Jefferson's Mig Gebril's game-winning jumper is voted the top play of the year.

By Nick Plum  |  04:15 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Loudoun County, Thomas Jefferson

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Chris Winn of Potomac (Md.) picks up grades, commits to Widener

Potomac (Md.) senior Chris Winn verbally committed to Widener on Saturday, continuing a major turnaround on the court and in the classroom.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:32 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 03/26/2013

C.H. Flowers sophomore De'Janae Boykin continues rise as top prospect

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Offered her first college basketball scholarship in seventh grade, C.H. Flowers sophomore De'Janae Boykin has grown comfortable in the recruiting spotlight.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:02 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 03/25/2013

North Carolina's Tierra Ruffin-Pratt recalls her career at T.C. Williams

North Carolina guard Tierra Ruffin-Pratt — a former T.C. Williams standout who scored a career-high 30 points vs. Albany — recalls her time with Titans.

By Preston Williams  |  01:31 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Florida Gulf Coast has the attention of Coolidge's David Kadiri

Coolidge center David Kadiri admits he is thinking about Florida Gulf Coast more this week after the Eagles' improbable run to the Sweet 16.

By Roman Stubbs  |  12:23 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, David Kadiri

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Newby, Harris lead 19 local players selected to Maryland Big 33 team

Quince Orchard's Marcus Newby and Wise's Antonio Harris lead the list of 19 local players picked to represent Maryland in June's Big 33 Football Classic.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:32 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Woodgrove's Stephanie Purnell picks Bucknell

Woodgrove senior center Stephanie Purnell, an all-state pick, accepts a walk-on offer from the Bison.

By Gabe Hiatt  |  10:17 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Next crop of college players shine at Elite Showcase Basketball Classic

LETTERS OF INTEREST | High-level recruits from the DMV and across the nation faced off in the fourth annual Elite Showcase Basketball Classic.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:02 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 03/24/2013

Photo recap: Howard-Anne Arundel County Softball Showcase

PHOTO RECAP | The softball showcase included a close game between Old Mill and Long Reach.

By Israel Carunungan  |  11:12 AM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Howard, Softball

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 03/24/2013

Chasity Clayton part of Florida State's balancing act

Edison graduate Chasity Clayton was one of five double-figure scorers for Florida State during the regular season.

By Preston Williams  |  10:01 AM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Magruder's Justin Witmer picks Salisbury

Just 16 years old, Magruder senior Justin Witmer plans to play at Salisbury next year.

By Eric Detweiler  |  03:25 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Magruder

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Photo recap: Glenelg softball beats Howard, 6-4

PHOTO RECAP | A big seventh-inning rally propelled Glenelg's softball team to a 6-4 victory over Howard.

By Israel Carunungan  |  12:37 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glenelg, Howard, Photo recap, Softball

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Paul VI's Ethan Powley out with broken jaw

Paul VI senior Ethan Powley, a Duke commit, was injured in what his coach called a freak accident. He is expected to miss five to six weeks.

By Eric Detweiler  |  02:26 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys Lacrosse, Lacrosse, Paul VI

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Pacific's Colin Beatty, a DuVal grad, set to face Miami

Pacific guard Colin Beatty, who played at DuVal, will face Miami on Friday afternoon in the NCAA tournament.

By Preston Williams  |  01:02 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Landon, Georgetown Prep and Gonzaga boys' lacrosse highlight field at Spring Classic

Gonzaga, Landon and Georgetown Prep lacrosse highlight the field in the second annual Spring Classic on Friday.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:39 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys Lacrosse, Georgetown Prep, Gonzaga, Lacrosse, Landon

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Photo recap of River Hill's 10-0 win over Long Reach

PHOTO RECAP | River Hill defeats Long Reach, 10-0, on a cold afternoon.

By Israel Carunungan  |  10:33 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Long Reach, River Hill

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Robinson's Joe Wilson visits Maryland, Trace McSorley gets offer from U-Conn.

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Robinson junior tailback Joe Wilson took his first unofficial visit to Maryland while Trace McSorley reeled in an offer from U-Conn.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Football, Girls Soccer, Gonzaga, North Point, Robinson, Stone Bridge

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Talib Zanna helps lead Pittsburgh into NCAA tournament

Former McNamara All-Met Talib Zanna helps lead Pitt into NCAA opener.

By Preston Williams  |  01:21 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Kris Jenkins, Marquis Wright named Gatorade players of the year

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Gonzaga's Kris Jenkins and North Point's Marquis Wright were named Gatorade state players of the year.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Gonzaga, North Point

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 03/21/2013

NCAA tournament 2013: Top high school athletes make their picks

Local high school athletes weigh in with their NCAA tournament predictions.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:05 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt, Gonzaga, Josh Hart, Kris Jenkins, March Madness, NCAA tournament, O'Connell

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Friendship Collegiate's D'Andre Payne visits Tennessee, embraces hoopla

LETTERS OF INTEREST | All-Met DB D'Andre Payne takes his first unofficial visit to Tennessee and watches his national profile conitnue to rise.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:07 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, college football recruiting, Football, Friendship Collegiate Academy

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Bullis RB Devonte Williams visits Wake Forest, plans trips to Pitt, Rutgers

After a strong sophomore campaign, Bullis running back Devonte Williams begins to get serious about his college football future.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:58 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullis, Football

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Ariana Freeman of Paul VI reopens recruitment

After committing early to West Virginia, Paul VI forward Ariana Freeman wants to explore her options.

By Preston Williams  |  01:32 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Langley's Kady Kriner nets six goals in season opener

GIRLS’ SOCCER | Langley senior forward Kady Kriner set a school-record with six goals in the Saxons' season-opening win against Wakefield.

By Brandon Parker  |  12:32 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 03/20/2013

The top plays of the boys' basketball season, in GIF form

Check out the top plays of the basketball season, and cast your vote before voting ends.

By Matt McFarland  |  11:32 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Westfield's Nathan Kiley boosts profile with performance at Indoor Nationals

Bulldogs senior Nathan Kiley boosted his national profile with his surprising victory in the 800 meters at New Balance Indoor Nationals.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:32 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Letters of Interest: Strong local contingent to play in NCAA women's tournament

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Roughly two dozen locals will take part in the NCAA women's tournament, including Maryland senior Tianna Hawkins, who played at Riverdale Baptist.

By Preston Williams  |  09:33 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament

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

Middle Tennessee State's Bruce Massey, a Seneca Valley grad, looks to relish March Madness

Seneca Valley graduate Bruce Massey is a senior starter on Middle Tennessee State's NCAA tournament team, which opens play Tuesday in Dayton.

By Preston Williams  |  03:01 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Seneca Valley

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Victor Oladipo leads group of 29 local grads in NCAA men's basketball tournament

There are 29 local graduates in the NCAA men's basketball tournament including former DeMatha standout Victor Oladipo.

By Preston Williams  |  10:32 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Letters of Interest: Eleanor Roosevelt's Emmanuel Matey comes on strong

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Senior Emmanuel Matey has emerged as a Division I prospect after leading Eleanor Roosevelt to the Maryland 4A title.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Ballou's Brandon Boykin mulling college basketball future

After leading Ballou to strong postseason run, senior Brandon Boykin looks to add to college recruitment options.

By Roman Stubbs  |  05:04 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ballou, Boys' Basketball

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Osbourn Park boys' soccer reloads, beats Osbourn

After winning the AAA Cardinal District boys' soccer title last season, Osbourn Park's future falls into the hands of a ravamped roster.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:57 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys Soccer, Osbourn, Osbourn Park

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Romone Saunders stays under the radar for star-studded Potomac (Md.)

Senior Romone Saunders hasn't received as much recruiting attention as some of his teammates, but he hopes to play college basketball next season.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Potomac (Md.)

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 03/18/2013

What was the top play of the basketball season?

VIDEO | We take a look back at the best plays of the 2012-13 basketball season. Cast your vote for which play was best.

By Nick Plum  |  11:39 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, calvert, Eleanor Roosevelt, Loudoun County, O'Connell, Paul VI Catholic, St. John's, Stonewall Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, Wheaton

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Letters of Interest: Melo Trimble leads O'Connell to Alhambra Invitational title

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Guard Melo Trimble drops 34 points to lead the Knights to the Alhambra Invitational championship.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:02 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:26 PM ET, 03/16/2013

Aquille Carr drops 52 points, announces plans to play in Europe

After dropping a season-high 52 points in his final high school game, Princeton Day senior Aquille Carr officially announces his plans to play overseas.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:26 PM ET, 03/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Princeton Day

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Woodgrove DE J.J. Jackson picks up offers from Ohio, Old Dominion, Hampton

After just one season of high school football, Woodgrove junior defensive end Jordan "J.J." Jackson

By Matt Brooks  |  04:20 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Football, Ohio University, Woodgrove

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Randall Broddie shines in first season at Potomac (Md.)

Point guard Randall Broddie shook off early foul trouble to help Potomac (Md.) clinch a spot in the Maryland 3A final.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:28 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Potomac (Md.)

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Gaithersburg's Solomon Vault adds Minnesota offer, eyes unoffical visits

Gaithersburg running back Solomon Vault's college recruitment continues to gain steam

By Roman Stubbs  |  10:32 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Letters of Interest: Da'Shawn Hand not sweating the recruiting process

Woodbridge junior defensive end Da'Shawn Hand this weekend will visit Michigan, one of the five schools he is considering attending.

By Preston Williams  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Three area girls named Gatorade players of the year

A trio of area girls' basketball standouts were named Gatorade state players of the year.

By Preston Williams  |  01:24 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  amanda fioravanti, Breyana Mason, Lindsay Allen, notre dame women's basketball, virginia women's basketball

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 03/14/2013

North Point's Anthony Williams steps into the spotlight

After logging only two minutes in North Point's state semifinal loss last season, senior guard Anthony Williams is poised to play a critical role in Thursday's rematch against Eleanor Roosevelt.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:32 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Letters of Interest: Talented point guards take center stage in Maryland 4A semifinals

LETTERS OF INTEREST | A group of talented guards - Magruder’s JJ Epps, North Point’s Marquis Wright, Potomac’s Dion Wiley and Eleanor Roosevelt’s Emmanuel Matey - lead their respective teams into Thursday’s Maryland state semis.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:12 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Polytechnic, Basketball, Boys basketball recruiting, Boys' Basketball, Eleanor Roosevelt, Magruder, North Point

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Gonzaga grad Ian Hummer named Ivy League player of the year

The senior forward, whose father and uncle played for the Tigers, ranks second on the school's all-time scoring list behind Bill Bradley.

By Preston Williams  |  04:15 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Gonzaga

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 03/13/2013

WCAC girls' final had Notre Dame-UConn connection

Ex-Connecticut player Kaili McLaren took on a mentoring role with the Falcons late in the season.

By Preston Williams  |  02:17 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Connecticut, kaili mclaren, Lindsay Allen, Notre Dame, St. John's

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Former Whitman hockey player Sonja Stojic helps Minnesota to ACHA title

Sonja Stojic, a former Whitman ice hockey player, helped the University of Minnesota capture the American Collegiate Hockey Association Division I championship over the weekend in Ashburn.

By Andrew Simon  |  11:45 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ice Hockey, Whitman

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Michael Briscoe of Thomas Stone remains patient

After wrapping up a stellar high school career, Thomas Stone senior Michael Briscoe waits on a college suitor.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:16 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Letters of Interest: Montrose Christian joins loaded NHSI field

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Montrose Christian earns an invite to ESPN's NHSI tournament featuring six of the nation's top 10 teams.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 03/12/2013

For H.D. Woodson, Breonn Hughey grows into her game

H.D. Woodson junior Breonn Hughey helped the Warriors win the DCSAA championship, and will be instrumental in the school's quest to repeat next winter.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:58 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, H.D. Woodson

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Locals Rashad Whack, Jamal Olasewere lead teams into Northeast Conference final

Five local players, including Rashad Whack and Jamal Olasewere, will be on the floor Tuesday night in the Northeast Conference final.

By Preston Williams  |  02:01 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Aquille Carr of Princeton Day appears likely to skip college, play overseas

Princeton Day senior Aquille Carr will announce his final decision Saturday, but signs point to him playing overseas.

By Brandon Parker  |  01:10 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Princeton Day

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 03/12/2013

DuVal's Michael Cunningham lands first Division I scholarship offer from Towson

DuVal junior Michael Cunningham picks up his first Division I scholarship offer from Towson.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:17 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Letters of Interest: New era of city hoops champions begins

LETTERS OF INTEREST | The DCSAA crowned its first basketball champions at the Verizon Center amid much fanfare.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:02 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ballou, Boys' Basketball, Coolidge, DeMatha, Eleanor Roosevelt, Georgetown Day, Girls' basketball, Gonzaga, H.D. Woodson, O'Connell, Spalding, St. John's, westfield

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 03:34 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Wilson's Mercedes Suarez plans to build on breakout season

After a stellar junior season, Wilson forward Mercedes Suarez hopes to take her game to the next level.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:34 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, Wilson High School

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Transition Game: Are you catfishing your career?

Social media can be a useful tool for athletes -- but it can also present pitfalls for those who use it to pretend to be someone they're not.

By Monica McNutt  |  02:10 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Transition Game

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 03/11/2013

North Point's Tasia Butler closes decorated career in style

North Point senior Tasia Butler closed her decorated career in style on Saturday with a victory in the Maryland 4A title game.

By Eric Detweiler  |  11:27 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Girls' basketball, North Point

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Letters of Interest: J.J. Epps, Nick Griffin fuel Magruder's perennial success

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Magruder senior guards J.J. Epps and Nick Griffin are the cornerstones of the Colonels' constant success.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ballou, Basketball, Boys' Basketball, calvert, Coolidge, Georgetown Day, Girls' basketball, H.D. Woodson, Magruder, North Point, River Hill

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Damascus F Kelli Prange has big plans for senior year

After bowing out in the 3A state semifinal against Aberdeen, Damascus forward Kelli Prange looks ahead to her senior year, and where she will play in college

By Roman Stubbs  |  04:15 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, basketball recruiting, Damascus, Girls' basketball

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 05:24 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Aquille Carr of Princeton Day has another mixtape

Princeton Day senior and YouTube sensation Aquille Carr has a new, must-see mixtape.

By Brandon Parker  |  05:24 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Boys' Basketball, Princeton Day

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Ariana Freeman impressed with turnout at WVU

Paul VI forward encouraged by record crowd for WVU women's game.

By Preston Williams  |  02:07 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ariana Freeman, Basketball, paul vi basketball, west virginia basketball

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Spalding's Aleah Epps and Torri Chestnut look to turn heads at Bishop Walsh

Spalding guards Aleah Epps and Torri Chestnut hope to attract scholarship offers at the Bishop Walsh Girls Invitational Tournament.

By Preston Williams  |  11:30 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Friendly's Carroll Holmes continues tradition of putting players into college

Coach Carroll Holmes has produced several Division I recruits during his short time at Friendly.

By Eric Detweiler  |  10:15 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 02:19 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Kennedy PG Marcus Murray has options

After a strong showing in a season-ending loss to Magruder, Kennedy senior point guard Marcus "Peanut" Murray hopes to garner more attention from college scouts.

By Roman Stubbs  |  02:19 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, basketball recruiting, Boys' Basketball, Kennedy, Magruder

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Calvert's Daijha Thomas improves scoring in the post

Calvert junior center Daijha Thomas has boosted her recruiting stock by improving on the offensive end.

By Eric Detweiler  |  01:47 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, calvert, Girls' basketball, Gwynn Park

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Letters of Interest: Wanya Allen keeps future bright for Potomac Falls

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Despite a loss in the Virginia AA Division 4 state semifinals, Wanya Allen has Potomac Falls excited for future success.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Omar Roberts is difference for Coolidge down the stretch

Four-year starter Omar Roberts's veteran presence helped the Colts hold off Theodore Roosevelt in the DCIAA title game.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:31 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Briar Woods QB Trace McSorley adds offers from Vanderbilt, Old Dominion

Briar Woods junior QB Trace McSorley is becoming a hot commodity on the recruiting trail, picking up three more offers in the past week.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:41 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briar Woods, Football

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 09:05 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Letters of Interest: Andrew Nickell of Damascus embraces preferred walk-on chance at William & Mary

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Damascus lineman Andrew Nickell is set for preferred walk-on slot at William & Mary.

By Eric Detweiler  |  09:05 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Damascus, Football

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Friendship Collegiate's Daejuan Funderburk nets offers from Wisconsin, West Virginia and Kentucky

Friendship Collegiate safety Daejuan Funderburk is just the latest defensive back in the Knights' secondary to earn major recruiting interest this winter.

By Roman Stubbs  |  03:14 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arizona football, Bergen Catholic football, D'Amdre Payne, DaeJuan Funderburk, Florida State football, Football, football recruiting, Friendship Collegiate Academy, Jabrill Peppers, Jalen Tabor, Kentucky football, Paramus Catholic football, West Vriginia football, Wisconsin football

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

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Letters of Interest: Northern Region girls' season followed loose script

LETTERS OF INTEREST | A “down” Northern Region girls' basketball season could bode well for teams next year given all of the talented players returning.

By Preston Williams  |  09:04 AM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Basketball, Edison, Girls' basketball, Mount Vernon, Oakton, South Lakes, West Springfield

Posted at 12:03 AM ET, 03/02/2013

Caleb Henderson, Lake Braddock QB, picks up two more offers

Lake Braddock junior quarterback Caleb Henderson picked up two more scholarship offers.

By Preston Williams  |  12:03 AM ET, 03/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caleb Henderson, Football, Lake Braddock football, miami football, purdue football

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Six Stone Bridge girls' soccer players sign to play in college

Six seniors from Stone Bridge girls' soccer team will take their talents to the next level.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:49 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Girls Soccer, Stone Bridge

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Georgetown's Greg Whittington watches Oakland Mills eliminate Gwynn Park

Former All-Met Player of the Year Greg Whittington watches his alma mater, Oakland Mills, finally get the best of Gwynn Park.

By Eric Detweiler  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boys' Basketball, Georgetown, Gwynn Park, Oakland Mills

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Letters of Interest: Paint Branch backcourt gaining attention

LETTERS OF INTEREST | Paint Branch guards Kiara Colston and Daisa Harris are one of the area's best backcourt tandems and lead the Panthers into tonight's 4A North region final against Poly.

By Roman Stubbs  |  09:12 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  basketball recruiting, Boys' Basketball, calvert, Eleanor Roosevelt, George Mason basketball, George Washington basketball, Girls' basketball, Gwynn Park, Oakland Mills, Paint Branch, St. Joseph's women's basketball, Wakefield

 

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