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Damascus defense shines in victory

Anthony Jordan’s late interception helps the Swarmin’ Hornets hold on to beat Quince Orchard and avenge their lone defeat from the 2013 regular season.

Lake Braddock stuns No. 5 Westfield

A.J. Alexander and Ibrahim Mansaray score two touchdowns apiece to lead the Bruins past the Bulldogs in Chantilly.

Bulldogs stand tall in ‘Battle of the Burn’

Corey Wells picks off a pass late in the fourth quarter to seal Stone Bridge’s upset of crosstown rival and No. 6 Broad Run.

Churchill pays Wootton back

Churchill pays Wootton back

FOOTBALL | Oumar Soumah returns an interception for one score and a blocked punt for another as the Bulldogs post a 35-14 win over the host Patriots in Rockville.

Disinfectant on Springbrook equipment causes burns

Disinfectant on Springbrook equipment causes burns

Springbrook’s game against Sherwood was moved to Monday after a disinfectant used on the team’s football equipment caused rashes and burns.

Madison OF Socher commits to Tribe

Madison OF Socher commits to Tribe

BASEBALL | Madison outfielder Owen Socher opted to stay in state to continue his baseball career at William and Mary.

VHSL makes a couple of alterations

VHSL makes a couple of alterations

After losing $240,000 in the first fiscal year after major realignment, the VHSL brings basketball semifinals back to VCU and gives schools more options for the football postseason.

Raiders blaze past Bowie

Raiders blaze past Bowie

GIRLS’ SOCCER | Sophomore Sheyenne Bonnick uses her speed to score four goals and lead Eleanor Roosevelt to a key early-season win over the rival Bulldogs.

1984: Almost lights out in Pr. George’s

1984: Almost lights out in Pr. George’s

Thirty years ago today, Friday night lights were the talk of the D.C.-area high school sports scene.

Fairmont Heights off to historic start

Fairmont Heights off to historic start

FOOTBALL | After a decade of futility, one of Prince George’s County’s most storied schools is making football history in 2014.

DePaul nabs O’Connell’s Barry

DePaul nabs O’Connell’s Barry

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Knights senior Oumar Barry is the second D.C. area player to choose Blue Demons in the past week.

McLean excited about Penn State news

McLean excited about Penn State news

FOOTBALL | Penn State commit Adam McLean sees opportunity in the news of the Nittany Lions’ reduced NCAA sanctions.

Fox stays strong, lifts Falcons

Fox stays strong, lifts Falcons

Two days after her grandmother’s death, Mallory Fox notched an assist and Good Counsel beat St. Mary’s Ryken, 4-2.

Wildcats display European flavor

Wildcats display European flavor

FIELD HOCKEY | Walter Johnson first-year Coach Ameliet Rischen brings experience from a playing career in the Netherlands and at Maryland.

To The Heights, they all matter

To The Heights, they all matter

BOYS’ SOCCER | Because The Heights is independent, there’s no postseason for the team. That makes the regular season count more.

Reservoir is set to contend

Reservoir is set to contend

VOLLEYBALL | Versatile senior outside hitter Maddy Belt is helping the Gators make strides in Coach Jamie Bullock’s second season.

St. John’s loses a legend

St. John’s loses a legend

OBITUARY | Joe Gallagher, who coached St. John’s basketball for 44 years and mentored Morgan Wootten and countless elite coaches and players, died Monday of natural causes.

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Kayla White, No. 6 South River upset No. 1 Severna Park, 3-1

White scored two second-half goals for the Seahawks in a Saturday field hockey matchup against the Falcons

Falls Church holds off McLean, wins 24-20

McLean rallied late but Falls Church held with a late defensive stand

Eleanor Roosevelt blows past Bowie, 5-0

Raiders hand the Bulldogs their first loss in a Prince George’s 4A showdown.

No. 6 River Hill beats Howard, 1-0, in overtime

Michael Heitzmann pushed across the winning goal with a penalty kick in extra time for the Hawks.

No. 11 Wise defeats DuVal in 15-6

The Pumas improved to 2-0 with a win over DuVal.

No. 16 Bullis outlasts Spalding 29-28 in double OT

The Bulldogs scored a two-point conversion in double overtime to win.

Friendship survives Wilson’s second-half comeback, wins 52-44

In a tale of two halves, the Knights remain undefeated in victory over Tigers

Sherwood eases past Broadneck

The No. 10 Warriors stay comfortable at home under a new coach.

No. 1 DeMatha and No. 3 Gonzaga play to a scoreless tie

The Eagles and Stags couldn’t push across a goal in an early-season WCAC matchup in D.C.

No. 2 Gonzaga routs No. 1 Centreville, 31-14

Reggie Corbin helps the Eagles fly past the Wildcats in a game televised by ESPNU.

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Lake Braddock stuns No. 5 Westfield, 36-23

Lake Braddock stuns No. 5 Westfield, 36-23

The Bruins battled through injuries to upset the fifth-ranked Bulldogs at Westfield.
Stone Bridge upsets No. 6 Broad Run in the Battle of the Burn

Stone Bridge upsets No. 6 Broad Run in the Battle of the Burn

The Bulldogs' stout defense prevented the Spartans from scoring a touchdown and Corey Wells had a clutch interception with late in the fourth quarter to seal the 17-9 victory.
No. 10 Damascus beats 19th-ranked Quince Orchard, 19-11

No. 10 Damascus beats 19th-ranked Quince Orchard, 19-11

Senior defensive back Anthony Jordan grabbed a key interception in the Swarmin' Hornets victory over the Cougars.
Lake Braddock's Alexander commits to Ohio State

Lake Braddock's Alexander commits to Ohio State

Lake Braddock wide receiver A.J. Alexander recently committed to Ohio State and will play wide receiver or defensive back at the next level.
St. John's coaching legend honored at 90th birthday celebration

St. John's coaching legend honored at 90th birthday celebration

Joe Gallagher served as basketball coach -- among other roles -- at St. John’s for 44 years. The Northwest Catholic school honored him on his 90th birthday.
Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 3

Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 3

Host B.J. Koubaroulis runs through the top plays from the week of football in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area.
Hammond football takes a risk, gets a win

Hammond football takes a risk, gets a win

Malik Wallace scored on a pair of two-point conversions to help Hammond edge Ron’Dell Carter and Long reach.
Gonzaga's defense dominates Prep

Gonzaga's defense dominates Prep

The Eagles soared to a dominating 38-3 win at the home of the Little Hoyas. Reggie Corbin matched his jersey number with three rushing touchdowns to lead Gonzaga to its third win of the season.
Wise storms back to beat DuVal

Wise storms back to beat DuVal

The Pumas score two second-half touchdowns to edge a 15-6 win against the Tigers and avenge last year's upset.
Raiders rout Rams, 26-6

Raiders rout Rams, 26-6

After a slow first half Eleanor Roosevelt took a commanding lead over Suitland and never looked back.

Recruiting Insider

DePaul nabs O’Connell’s Barry

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | Knights senior Oumar Barry is the second D.C. area player to choose Blue Demons in the past week.

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