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Bulldogs beat Roosevelt 3-1 to punch ticket to regional finals

Copy of 6 Bowie Justin John Longbah Roosevelt Alex PaganBOWIE – Freshman Michael Adekanmbi calls it a “natural chemistry” that he has developed with his fellow strikers, seniors Isaiah Price and Justin John-Longbah.

Bowie High School Boys’ Soccer Head Coach Frantz Deetjen calls them a “three-headed monster.”

The trio known as “J.I.M.,” in reference to their first names, have been wreaking havoc on their opponents this season. The group scored 37 of Bowie’s 49 goals this year and helped lead the team to 10 regular season wins and a county championship. However, a state title is the ultimate goal for the Bulldogs.

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Redskins, Kelley slip past Seahawks in finals seconds

LARobert Kelley 23DKNHAM – Falling fast in the NFC East standings after dropping two consecutive divisional games to the Philadelphia Eagles and the Dallas Cowboys, the Washington Redskins needed to rebound against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday if they had any ambitions of getting into the playoffs.

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DeMatha soccer falls to Gonzaga in WCAC title game again

demathasoccerGERMANTOWN – Justin Gielen needed just one chance for victory.

The striker, whose scoring touch has tormented defenses 23 times this season, struggled to find the one shot required to give the DeMatha Catholic High School boys’ soccer team the lead in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) Championship.

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Laurel boys use two first-half goals to knock off DuVal

Copy of EzeReuben AbdoulayeOlayinkaDLAUREL – As the Prince George’s County 4A soccer playoffs began last Friday afternoon, the matchup between third-seeded Laurel and sixth-seeded DuVal was ready to get the soccer action started.

A wonder-goal by Thang Tuang proved to be the deciding factor in the Spartans’ 2-1 opening-round victory on Oct. 27.

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Bladensburg girls stun High Point in first round of soccer play

Rosa Jimenez 2BELTSVILLE – The Bladensburg girls’ soccer team managed only two wins for the entire 2017 regular season and earned the final seed in the 4A North Region bracket.

Very little was expected of the Lady Mustangs heading into their first-round match against third-seeded High Point, who soundly defeated Bladensburg 7-0 back on Sept. 25.

How things change in the playoffs.

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VIDEO: Crusaders hand National Christian its first loss

Rashard Jackson DKUPPER MARLBORO – National Christian Academy came into its high school football matchup with Riverdale Baptist undefeated at 8-0.

By boasting an unblemished record, one might have thought the Eagles were the favorites against a Crusaders’ team that was .500 entering the Oct. 27 contest.

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