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Stags storm back to beat Gonzaga

FOOTBALL | Facing a halftime deficit, No. 10 DeMatha picks up its play on both ends to rally past rival No. 3 Gonzaga for a crucial league win.

Bruins defy physics, rout Arundel

FOOTBALL | Broadneck piles on the points and shuts down one of the area’s most prolific offenses in a win over the No. 15 Wildcats.

National Cathedral’s Lester turns it on late

CROSS-COUNTRY | Page Lester’s final kick helps her claim the ISL individual title; O’Connell’s girls win an eighth straight WCAC team crown.

SILVER SPRING, MD - OCTOBER 13:
Nolan Axenfeld, a DeMatha soccer player who has committed to play at Virginia Tech, suffered a concussion this summer, and poses on a pitch near his home October 13, 2014 in Silver Spring, MD.
(Photo by Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)

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.

Thomas Stone wins seventh straight

Thomas Stone wins seventh straight

FOOTBALL | The Cougars hold their opponent to seven points or fewer for the seventh straight week in winning at Patuxent, 25-0.

Bullis captures elusive ISL AA title

Bullis captures elusive ISL AA title

GIRLS’ TENNIS | Rebecca Wuren’s win lifts the Bulldogs to their first league title; St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes wins the ISL A crown; Wootton repeats as Montgomery champs.

Asfaw wins county title

Asfaw wins county title

CROSS-COUNTRY | For Northwestern sophomore Estifanos Asfaw, extra practice made for a personal best at the Prince George’s County championships.

Locals attend NFLPA Super Seminar

Locals attend NFLPA Super Seminar

South Lakes sophomore Chris Sherbert is among 40 area players who go to Richmond to learn more about the recruiting process.

Reed lifts Falcons to WCAC title

Reed lifts Falcons to WCAC title

FIELD HOCKEY | Taylor Reed scores both goals as Good Counsel tops St. John’s to win its second straight league championship.

ALEXANDRIA, VA - OCTOBER 12:
Keeling Pilaro air dribbles the ball while posing for photographs October 12, 2014 in Alexandria, VA.  He grew up playing field hockey in Ireland, but there aren't many field hockey teams for boys in U.S. high schools.  So now he practices with the girls team at Episcopal and plays in a co-ed adult league.
(Photo by Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)

At Episcopal, he’s ‘our little brother’

FIELD HOCKEY | Keeling Pilaro, 16, and his family once fought a legal battle so he could play. Now, Pilaro is at peace as a practice player, coach and men’s national team hopeful.

Falcons players under investigation

Falcons players under investigation

Several Briar Woods football players are under investigation for allegedly assaulting two junior varsity players earlier this month.

Maryland playoff breakdown

Maryland playoff breakdown

GIRLS’ SOCCER | A region-by-region look at the four Maryland state tournaments, highlighting the top teams and best potential matchups.

Throwback: VHSL’s schedule switch

Throwback: VHSL’s schedule switch

Girls’ basketball used to be a fall sport in some Virginia high schools. Then the ACLU got involved.

Sussman gets first offers

Sussman gets first offers

FOOTBALL | Sherwood quarterback Neven Sussman landed his first offer from the University of Albany on his birthday — but it wasn’t his last.

Sherwood is hitting its stride

Sherwood is hitting its stride

VOLLEYBALL | The Warriors seem primed for another run through the state playoffs, especially after a hard-fought victory over Good Counsel.

Leaders

AllMetSports galleries

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.

Vicenzi lifts B-CC past Wootton in 2 overtimes

Katie Vicenzi’s goal with 6:10 left in the second overtime period propels the Barons in a downpour.

AllMetSports videos

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.
Video: Connection boosts Bullis

Video: Connection boosts Bullis

The bond between quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. and tight end Jonathan Holland continues to develops as Holland asserts more of a role this year.
Top football plays 2014, Episode 7

Top football plays 2014, Episode 7

Host B.J. Koubaroulis runs through the top plays from the week of football in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area.
No. 8 Eleanor Roosevelt holds on to beat No. 12 Wise 26-20 in double overtime

No. 8 Eleanor Roosevelt holds on to beat No. 12 Wise 26-20 in double overtime

Mike Mofor scores two touchdowns to lead the Raiders past the Pumas in double overtime 26-20.

Recruiting Insider

Four locals named NSCAA Girls’ Soccer High School All-Americans

Four local girls’ soccer stars will represent the East team at the second annual National Soccer Coaches Association of America High School All-American game in December.

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