MoCo Hoops reunion in NBA summer league

Basketball through hoopA pair of former Montgomery County private school basketball players will reunite this weekend at an NBA Summer League in Florida.

Former Georgetown Prep guard Markel Starks and former Montrose Christian forward Tristan Spurlock have both joined the Detroit Pistons for the Orlando Pro Summer League.


Former Falcons commit

footballA pair of Falcons who play high school football in Montgomery County have made verbal commitments to college.

Jon Bateky, a rising senior defensive end for the Poolesville Falcons, on Saturday pledged to play college football at Rutgers, choosing the Scarlet Knights over offers from Boston College, Iowa, Virginia Tech and West Virginia among others.


Walter Johnson boys basketball coach steps down after three years on the job

basketball on floorMontgomery County product Mark Karver has resigned after three years at the helm of the Walter Johnson boys’ basketball program.

Karver said his decision to step down as head coach at the Bethesda public school stems from the fact that he has two young children and said he “probably will just take a few years off until they are older.”