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Working for his family’s tree service helped Battlefield sophomore All-Met River Curtis become a state champion in 2015 and a contender for years to come.

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Wrestling: Northern’s Jackson Drum enters postseason perfect; Ethan Krause leads Georgetown Prep to 12th straight IAC title

The Patriots senior is 30-0 with 29 pins and one major decision; The Little Hoyas 138-pound standout led them to another conference crown.

Ice hockey: Churchill’s Philip Satin breaks points record; Holy Cross wins MAGHL title

The Bulldogs’ senior is playing — and feeling — better than ever while the Tartans stunned Holton-Arms in their league championship game.

The Patriots senior is 30-0 with 29 pins and one major decision; The Little Hoyas 138-pound standout led them to another conference crown.

Curtis, the defending Virginia 6A state wrestling champion, chops wood as part of the family business.

Working for his family’s tree service helped Battlefield sophomore All-Met River Curtis become a state champion in 2015 and a contender for years to come.

Clarion football taps South County and Patuxent for late 2016 push

Four local players committed to the Golden Eagles in January and February.

Eastern’s Jamarko Pickett enjoys a breakthrough, on the court and the recruiting trail

The 6-foot-8 forward has the Ramblers in the thick of the DCIAA boys' basketball race and is starting to generate serious college interest after an impressive month.

Powerful junior DE Tyree Johnson is next in line for St. John’s defense

The Cadets junior hopes to follow in the footsteps of coveted Alabama recruit Terrell Hall by using a big offseason to pile up major FBS offers.

Freshman Eli Guttentag’s first-period pin against Whitman helped Bethesda-Chevy Chase win the Montgomery South division and crack the Top 10 team rankings this week.

The Bulldogs’ senior is playing — and feeling — better than ever while the Tartans stunned Holton-Arms in their league championship game.

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The senior forward will play at the Naval Academy, just like his father, Vernon Butler.

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Battlefield wrestler River Curtis builds strength by chopping wood

Curtis, the defending Virginia 6A state wrestling champion, chops wood as part of the family business.

Lake Braddock's James Butler is continuing the family legacy

The senior forward will play at the Naval Academy, just like his father, Vernon Butler.

O'Connell's Ako Adams has developed into a leader

The senior point guard and Rice commit is the heart of the Knights attack.

The senior point guard and Rice commit is the heart of the Knights attack.

Four local players committed to the Golden Eagles in January and February.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL | The senior guard hits three three-pointers in the third quarter to help the Cadets fend off a late rally from the top-ranked Stags in Hyattsville.

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Kaila Charles wills the Crusaders to a comeback victory over the Knights.

The 6-foot-8 forward has the Ramblers in the thick of the DCIAA boys' basketball race and is starting to generate serious college interest after an impressive month.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | The All-Met scores 34 points, including 13 during a decisive 17-1 run to close the game, to lift the No. 5 Crusaders past the No. 4 Knights.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL | Hagans scores 16 points to lead the Yellow Jackets against the Bobcats, 50-44.

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Alani Moore’s game-winning runner helps the Knights take control in the PCSAA race while Ballou has steadied itself after a mid-season coaching change.

The Eagles have dominated their competition during a 19-0 start, but the schedule is about to get a lot tougher.

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