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Mustangs upset Raiders for 4A regional title

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Bladensburg team and fansGREENBELT – Bladensburg High School senior forward Daniel Oladapo stayed crouched down, saving his energy for one more play. With less than seven seconds remaining in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) Boys Basketball 4A South Regional Finals, the six-foot-seven standout suffering from a lower back and right knee injury, was called upon to make one more defensive stop to lead the Mustangs to victory.

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Lady Raiders win regional title over Lady Panthers

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ER Dianna McFarlaneGREENBELT – For the past three seasons, the same two teams have faced each other in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) Girls Basketball 4A South Regional Finals. In 2016, Parkdale High School finally bested Eleanor Roosevelt in a shocking 45-42 victory, leaving a sour taste in then-sophomore Ashia McCalla’s mouth.

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Lady Raiders drop Lady Clippers in county championship

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AshiaMcCallaUPPER MARLBORO – Eleanor Roosevelt Head Coach Delton Fuller was in disbelief. Despite holding the Oxon Hill girls' basketball team to only seven points in the opening quarter, his Lady Raiders did not fare better, only scoring two points via free throws in the same time period during the Prince George’s County Championship on Feb. 22.

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Eleanor Roosevelt Lady Raiders dominate DuVal

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LANHAM - From tipoff until the end of regulation, the Eleanor Roosevelt girls’ basketball team dominated DuVal convincingly on Dec. 15. Whether it was the Lady Raiders' aggressive onslaught on offense or its staggering defense, DuVal had no answer for Roosevelt.

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VIDEO: Wise shows Roosevelt it is not your average champion

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Dante Washington DKUPPER MARLBORO – After defeating Eleanor Roosevelt in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association 4A South Regional Championship last season, Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. Head Coach DaLawn Parrish was cerebral and short with his words.

It was too early to celebrate an uncompleted mission, he said.

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Roosevelt volleyball defeats Northwestern to win regional title

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GREENBELT - The top two Prince George’s County volleyball teams, Northwestern and Eleanor Roosevelt, battled in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association 4A playoff bracket last Friday for a chance to become the queens of the county and move on to the state semifinals.

Roosevelt, who dominated opposing teams throughout the season, reminded Northwestern just how good it is by sweeping the Lady Wildcats, 25-9, 25-10, 25-11 on Nov. 10 to win the regional championship.

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McDonald leads Raiders past Flowers

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Elisha McDonald MSSPRINGDALE – As Eleanor Roosevelt running back Elisha McDonald prepared to receive the handoff, a short gentleman wearing a brown, light jacket paced up and down the sidelines, shouting at the top of his lungs the running back’s height and weight.

As McDonald received the ball, the 5-foot-10, 215-pound senior running back ran through a hole for a 58-yard gain. For the first 15 yards, McDonald’s older brother, Quran Neischer, ran with the senior, screaming “feed him!” repeatedly as he flew down the sidelines.

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