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.”


Former Montrose player selected for U.S. national team

basketballhoopsFormer Montrose Christian guard Allonzo Trier has been selected to represent the United States against international competition this summer.

Trier, a Seattle native, was among a group of 12 players named to the USA Men’s U18 National Team.