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Episcopal aims to upend Bullis

FOOTBALL | The Maroon takes on a Bullis team loaded with talent and poised to defend its IAC title, but Episcopal has weapons, too.

Lions, Hawks prepare for hearty matchup

FOOTBALL | Postseason seeding and Howard County bragging rights are at stake on Halloween when No. 18 Howard visits River Hill.

High-powered Stallions ready for Bruins

FOOTBALL | South County is rolling, but recent matchups with Lake Braddock have the No. 14 Stallions eager to keep their foot on the gas.

ARLINGTON, VA - October 28:  Lily (L) and Lauren Harkes are all smiles after their win against Seton on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Bishop O'Connell senior and All-Met soccer player Lauren Harkes, plays along side of her sister, freshman Lily Harkes.  They're the daughters of longtime U.S. men's national team and D.C. United star John Harkes. Like her father, Lauren is committed to play collegiate soccer in the ACC (he went to U-Va., she's going to Clemson).   (Photo by Doug Kapustin/For The Washington Post)

Harkes girls continue tradition

GIRLS’ SOCCER | Lauren and Lily Harkes, daughters of soccer stars John and Cindi, have found their own paths in the sport.

Patience is Northern’s winning virtue

Patience is Northern’s winning virtue

FIELD HOCKEY | Layla Purdy’s first goal of the season is the difference in a 1-0 win over Huntingtown in 3A South region final.

Cougars DB Briscoe to visit Ohio State

Cougars DB Briscoe to visit Ohio State

FOOTBALL | Thomas Stone’s Juwuan Briscoe is committed to Clemson, but he will explore his options by visiting Ohio State.

Breaking bread, bridging a divide

Breaking bread, bridging a divide

Two South Carolina football teams, one mostly white, one mostly black, find common ground.

Saffer sisters boost Cougars

Saffer sisters boost Cougars

FIELD HOCKEY | Brooke and Skylar Saffer both scored for Quince Orchard to help the Cougars beat Springbrook for the 4A West title.

Shah, Hutchinson win state titles

Shah, Hutchinson win state titles

GOLF | Wootton’s Delaney Shah, Whitman’s Graham Hutchinson and the Churchill and Marriotts Ridge take Maryland championships.

Virginia’s football playoff picture

Virginia’s football playoff picture

FOOTBALL | With two weeks left in the regular season, it’s time to look at which teams are in or almost in — and which ones need to get to work.

Maryland playoff picture: 4A

Maryland playoff picture: 4A

FOOTBALL | With two weeks left in the regular season, we’re taking a look at the Md. playoff pictures for each classification. First up, 4A.

Video: Diggs fits in at Avalon

Video: Diggs fits in at Avalon

After transferring to Avalon from Wootton following his sophomore year, Trevon Diggs continues to improve on, off the field.

After concussion, when to return?

After concussion, when to return?

BOYS’ SOCCER | A senior at DeMatha and Virginia Tech recruit, Nolan Axenfeld has had to sit out this season because of a concussion he suffered in June.

DL Bateky to enroll early at Rutgers

DL Bateky to enroll early at Rutgers

FOOTBALL | Poolesville defensive lineman Jon Bateky will begin his college education in January at the New Brunswick, N.J. school.

Brooks caps career with a win

Brooks caps career with a win

GIRLS’ GOLF | At the Virginia state open, Madison’s Shannon Brooks wins her second championship in the event by seven strokes.

AllMetSports galleries

Quince Orchard field hockey tops Springbrook for Maryland 4A West title

Brooke and Skylar Saffer both score to help Quince Orchard beat Springbrook in the 4A West region title game

No. 10 DeMatha comes from behind to beat No. 3 Gonzaga

Running back Lorenzo Harrison rushes for 155 yards, two TDs to lead the Stags to victory.

West Springfield rolls past Annandale, 35-10

Spartans’ high-powered offense leads to a huge road victory over the Atoms.

Broadneck routs No. 15 Arundel 42-14

Broadneck’s defense stifles Arundel’s high-octane attack.

Keeling Pilaro finds a home with Episcopal’s field hockey team

The 16-year-old field hockey talent can’t play on the Episocal girls’ team, but is contributing to the team in many ways.

No. 4 Good Counsel Tops O’Connell 1-0

Late penalty kick leads to Falcons’ sixth win in last seven matches

No. 2 Good Counsel holds off No. 11 St. John’s 20-19 in overtime

Good Counsel wide receiver Keon Paye hauls in 30-yard TD in OT to defeat Cadets

No. 17 H.D. Woodson defeats Ballou 26-7

Receiver Malik Bullock caught five passes for 134 yards and three touchdowns.

Briar Woods slips past Broad Run, 28-21

Late fourth-quarter touchdown run gives Falcons victory over Spartans.

Whitman soccer sweeps Churchill

The No. 2 Vikings girls knock off top-ranked Churchill and the Whitman boys also take down the Bulldogs.

AllMetSports videos

Trevon Diggs fitting in at Avalon

Trevon Diggs fitting in at Avalon

After transferring to The Avalon School from Wootton following his sophomore year, Trevon Diggs continues to improve on and off the field.
Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 9

Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 9

Host B.J. Koubaroulis runs through the top plays from the week of football in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area.
No. 10 DeMatha beats No. 3 Gonzaga 28-20

No. 10 DeMatha beats No. 3 Gonzaga 28-20

The No. 10 Stags locked down on defense and erased a 13 point deficit to beat the No. 3 Eagles at home.
No. 6 Damascus dominates Seneca Valley, 46-13

No. 6 Damascus dominates Seneca Valley, 46-13

The Swarmin Hornets remain undefeated with a dominant victory over the Screaming Eagles, 46-13.
Broadneck upsets No. 15 Arundel, 42-14

Broadneck upsets No. 15 Arundel, 42-14

Canaan Gebele goes for five-hundred yards and five touchdowns as the Bruins upset the Wildcats at Arundel.
Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 8

Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 8

Host B.J. Koubaroulis runs through the top plays from the week of football in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area.
Good Counsel wins in overtime 20-19

Good Counsel wins in overtime 20-19

The No. 2 Falcons spoiled homecoming for the Cadets, pulling out a 20-19 win in overtime.
No. 15 River Hill holds on to beat Hammond 20-18

No. 15 River Hill holds on to beat Hammond 20-18

Noah Thyberg throws for two touchdowns to lead the Hawks past the Golden Bears 20-18.
No. 5 Briar Woods holds on to beat Broad Run, 28-21

No. 5 Briar Woods holds on to beat Broad Run, 28-21

Josh Thomas's fourth-quarter rushing touchdown gives the Falcons a 28-21 victory over the Spartans
Riverdale Baptist defeats Avalon, 28-15

Riverdale Baptist defeats Avalon, 28-15

The Crusaders get an important conference win with an impressive victory over the Black Knights.

Recruiting Insider

The Maryland high school football playoff picture: Class 2A

With Prince George’s County power Douglass long-since pegged as the early favorite, here’s a look at the rest of the Maryland 2A playoff picture.

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