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DeMatha’s youth delivers WCAC title

FOOTBALL | A Stags team loaded with sophomores surges past top-ranked Good Counsel to repeat as WCAC champions.

Brothers help boost Battlefield

FOOTBALL | Collin Parker and Corey Parker provide big plays as the No. 14 Bobcats top South County in a Virginia 6A North region quarterfinal, 41-36.

Fourth-down stop lifts DuVal

FOOTBALL | Tommar Phillips and the Tigers defense stuff Eleanor Roosevelt late to deal the Raiders their first loss and win the Maryland 4A South region championship.

Northwest returns the favor

Northwest returns the favor

FOOTBALL | The Jaguars lean on E.J. Lee and their run game and defense to avenge a regular season loss to Quince Orchard and move on to the Maryland 4A semifinals.

Spartans rally, hold off Briar Woods

Spartans rally, hold off Briar Woods

FOOTBALL | After a sluggish start, Broad Run storms back, then uses a key late defensive play to beat Briar Woods and return to the Virginia 5A North region semifinals.

Stone’s triple-option does the trick

Stone’s triple-option does the trick

FOOTBALL | Despite a serious size disadvantage, No. 13 Thomas Stone runs all over the Wolverines to stay unbeaten and win the Maryland 3A South region title.

Madison drops ‘epic’ 6A final

Madison drops ‘epic’ 6A final

VOLLEYBALL | The Warhawks have seven match points but can’t put First Colonial away in a five-set loss in a Virginia state title match.

Falcons, Stags meet again for title

Falcons, Stags meet again for title

FOOTBALL | Familiar foes No. 1 Good Counsel and No. 7 DeMatha will square off yet again with the WCAC championship on the line.

E. Roosevelt, DuVal get together

E. Roosevelt, DuVal get together

FOOTBALL | Two schools separated by just five miles meet for the first time since 2012 when they square off in a playoff game Saturday.

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Taylor Boose, a senior running back on the Centreville High School football team, during practice on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. (Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

Wildcats’ Boose shoulders the load

FOOTBALL | When his father left, Taylor Boose had to become the man of the house. Amid injuries at Centreville, Boose has stepped up on the field, too.

Bell aims to neutralize Ramblers

Bell aims to neutralize Ramblers

FOOTBALL | Running back Charles Brooks and the Griffins will look to control the flow when they face high-flying Eastern in Saturday’s Gravy Bowl.

Briscoe parts ways with Clemson

Briscoe parts ways with Clemson

FOOTBALL | Thomas Stone’s Juwuan Briscoe decommits from the Tigers and will continue to explore offers.

Penn offers Herndon’s Palacios

Penn offers Herndon’s Palacios

FIELD HOCKEY | After a recruitment period that included a broken nose five minutes into a showcase camp, Sofia Palacios gets good news.

Despite lack of offers, Mathews shines

Despite lack of offers, Mathews shines

FOOTBALL | Patriot senior wide receiver Nick Mathews has 99 catches, 1,558 yards, 22 touchdowns and no FBS or FCS offers.

Williams, Harris take to the sand

Williams, Harris take to the sand

After years of indoor volleyball, Stone Bridge’s Shannon Williams and Washington-Lee’s Samantha Harris are carving out a niche in one of the NCAA’s newest sports.

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Stags’ sophomores grab WCAC crown

Underclassmen scored all three touchdowns for DeMatha in the conference final.

Battlefield holds off South County 41-36

Collin Parker and Corey Parker help Battlefield top South County in a Virginia 6A North region quarterfinal

No.6 Northwest defeats No. 9 Quince Orchard in 4A West region final

The Jaguars avenged their regular-season loss to the Cougars with a win in the region championship.

Loudoun County defeats Jamestown in state semifinals

The Raiders move on to the Virginia 4A state championship.

Severna Park wins Md. 4A title in four sets

The Falcons overwhelm Northwest in the final set, 25-13, to take home the hardware.

Stags rally past Eagles to advance to WCAC final

DeMatha football overcame a second-half deficit to beat Gonzaga for the second time this season.

Whitman slips by Howard 1-0 for 4A girls’ state soccer title

Emma Anderson’s lone tally enough for Vikings to finish year undefeated.

Arundel defeats North Point in first-round playoff game

The Wildcats’ rushing attack had a big day in their Maryland 4A East region first-round game.

Wakefield tops Potomac Falls, 25-18

Warriors earn first playoff win in school history after knocking off the Panthers.

River Hill wins state title with 2-1 win over Linganore

Two early goals and timely defense help Hawks clinch third straight championship.

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DuVal defeats No. 4 Eleanor Roosevelt to win Maryland 4A South

DuVal defeats No. 4 Eleanor Roosevelt to win Maryland 4A South

The Tigers contained the Raiders' run heavy offense and came away with a 14-13 win.
No. 15 Lake Braddock beats West Springfield on the final play, 27-24

No. 15 Lake Braddock beats West Springfield on the final play, 27-24

Quarterback Kyle Edwards scores three touchdowns to lead the Bruins past the Spartans in the Virginia 6A North region quarterfinals.
Northwest advances to state semifinals with 28-21 win over Quince Orchard

Northwest advances to state semifinals with 28-21 win over Quince Orchard

The defending Maryland 4A state champion Jaguars won the 4A West for a second year in a row.
Old Mill beats Arundel to win Maryland 4A East

Old Mill beats Arundel to win Maryland 4A East

The Patriot secondary held off an aggressive Wildcat passing attack to win the Maryland 4A East final 26-21
Broad Run gets revenge on Briar Woods, 17-15

Broad Run gets revenge on Briar Woods, 17-15

The Spartans stopped the Falcons on a two-point conversion with 19.9 seconds left to hang on and advance in the Virginia 5A North playoffs.
Balancing family and football

Balancing family and football

Centreville's Taylor Boose has excelled on the gridiron while helping his motherBrenda with his 14-year-old autistic brother, Brady.
No. 3 Severna Park wins Maryland 4A title, beats Northwest

No. 3 Severna Park wins Maryland 4A title, beats Northwest

The undefeated Falcons beat the Jaguars in four sets for the Maryland 4A volleyball championship.
Previewing Quince Orchard vs. Northwest

Previewing Quince Orchard vs. Northwest

Host B.J. Koubaroulis previews the playoff matchup between rivals Quince Orchard and Northwest.
Previewing Good Counsel vs. DeMatha

Previewing Good Counsel vs. DeMatha

Host B.J. Koubaroulis previews the WCAC championship matchup between Good Counsel and DeMatha.
Previewing Broad Run vs. Briar Woods

Previewing Broad Run vs. Briar Woods

Host B.J. Koubaroulis previews the playoff matchup between rivals Broad Run and Briar Woods.

Recruiting Insider

Amazing goal scored in Maryland 2A soccer championship

BOYS’ SOCCER | Junior Brian Flatter and Oakdale won the Maryland 2A state championship, and they can also take credit for one of the most incredible goals in tournament history.

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