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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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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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Wolverines slash Terps, 35-10

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Taivon Jacobs DKCOLLEGE PARK – The No. 21-ranked Michigan Wolverines scored 28 unanswered points in the opening half, which provided enough cushion to defeat the Maryland Terrapins, 38-10, in front of 44,325 at Capital One Field on Nov. 11.

For Maryland (4-5), the result is its fifth loss in its last six games.

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Booker's saves push Lady Raiders to state semifinals

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2 ER PhotoGREENBELT – Jasmine Booker was trained in a manner that most goalkeepers do not experience playing in the United States.

Five years ago, the Eleanor Roosevelt senior spent time in a Central American country when her mother, Carmen, was hired for work the U.S. Embassy. Booker spent time playing with a semi-pro women’s side affiliated with Costa Rican professional team Club Sport Herediano.

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

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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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DeMatha soccer falls to Gonzaga in WCAC title game again

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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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Bladensburg girls stun High Point in first round of soccer play

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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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