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BOWIE – Halfway through their home game against Winston-Salem State (WSSU) on Jan. 4, the Bowie State University women’s basketball team led by 20 points, and on their way to yet another comfortable win. However, the visiting Rams were determined to change the complexion of the game in the last 20 minutes. WSSU stormed back […]

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UPPER MARLBORO – Woodrow Wilson High School of Washington, D.C., left the fourth annual HoopBuzz Invite with a 58-55 victory over Riverdale Baptist School in a classic private vs. public school showdown that went down the wire on Jan. 4. Both teams switch leads multiple times throughout the contest, with Riverdale Baptist setting the tone […]

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BLADENSBURG – As they took on Laurel High School on Jan. 3, the Bladensburg High School girls basketball team turned to seniors Asia Adams and Ethel Kamani whenever they needed a basket. But late in the fourth quarter with the game on the line, the Mustangs could not rely on either. Adams, who finished with […]

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UPPER MARLBORO – Michael Woods was perfect for almost three quarters of basketball on Jan. 4. The Frederick Douglass High School guard drained his first 10 shots against Dr. Henry Wise Jr. High School during their Buzzfest Invite matchup without even noticing. His teammate, guard Mikhai Arnold did and continued to feed the ball to […]

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WASHINGTON –  Of the many intriguing matchups featured in the 11th Annual National Title IX Holiday Invitational Classic, the showdown between two elite local high school girls basketball programs in Riverdale Baptist and St. Vincent Pallotti was a major draw for collegiate coaches, fans and other high school athletes. The afternoon began one-sided in favor […]

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SEVERN – Before the St. Vincent Pallotti High School football team began to warm-up for the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) B Conference Championship game, Head Coach Anthony Ashley called for a quick chat in a huddle. The second-year coach reminded his players of the journey to get to the final and the last two […]

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OXON HILL – Sophomore running back Dadrian Carter-Williams scored three touchdowns as the Potomac High School football team demolished Calvert High School 45-7 on Nov. 15 in the second round of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) 2A state playoffs. With the win, the Wolverines march to the third round after a dominating performance. […]

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GREENBELT – The Eleanor Roosevelt High School volleyball team could not take advantage of playing on their home court and hold on to an early led as they lose to Winston Churchill High School in straight sets, 25-20, 25-16, 25-16, in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) state quarterfinals on Nov. 8. The […]

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OXON HILL – For Malik Baker, it was a quick halftime period. After allowing Chesapeake High School, a team with three wins this season, come into the their home field in the first round of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) 3A State Playoffs and control the game was the worst performance the […]

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PASADENA – As the final whistle blew to cement the 2-0 result between the Francis Scott Key and International High School at Langley Park (IHSLP) in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) Class 1A boys’ soccer state semifinals on Nov. 8, tears rolled down the eyes of some IHSLP players. Some walked away […]

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Washington Redskins Interim Head Coach Bill Callahan announced Dwayne Haskins will be starting quarterback for the remainder of the season during his weekly press conference on Nov. 11. Callahan, who was reluctant to start Haskins after taking over the head coaching duties, said the rookie quarterback improved enough to show he can run the offense […]

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BOWIE – Eleanor Roosevelt High School was only 12 minutes away from pulling off perhaps the biggest upset of the football season, but Bowie High School’s special tandem showed up just in time. Quarterback Rodney Manning lobbed two fourth-quarter touchdowns to wide receiver Vincent Vines, the first on the first drive of the quarter and […]

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WASHINGTON – Fans from all over the region joined together on Nov. 2 in Downtown Washington, D.C. to celebrate the Washington Nationals winning the 2019 World Series. The parade began near the National Museum of African American History and Culture and went all the way to 3rd Street before it ended at a stage on […]

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BRANDYWINE – With time ticking away, the Potomac High School football team’s defense was ready to defend any last-second heave Gwynn Park prepared to throw. As quarterback Elyjiah Mitchell launched the ball 40 yards to the end zone with two seconds remaining, three Wolverines were prepared to knock the ball down. Cornerback Travon Green dove […]

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FORT WASHINGTON – The Friendly High School football team has had its share of highs, lows and struggles throughout the year. However, the Patriots were able to culminate the regular season with a much-needed home victory, using a reliable ground attack coupled with a stout defensive effort to secure a 30-12 win over Surrattsville High […]

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BALTIMORE – Navy had no trouble early in its Oct. 26 game with Tulane. The Midshipmen scored three touchdowns and then a field goal, sprinting to a 24-0 lead in the second quarter. But then Tulane woke up and rallied to twice tie the game in the fourth quarter. Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry then led […]

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DeMatha Catholic High School in action against Our Lady of Good Counsel High School during a Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) regular season football match Oct. 25, 2019.

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BOWIE – Faced with an early deficit, the Bowie State University football team quickly found its rhythm, getting career performances from quarterback Ja’rome Johnson and defensive back Demetri Morsell as the Bulldogs clobbered their Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Northern Division rival Virginia Union, 52-17, at Bulldogs Stadium on Oct. 26. Johnson, who has settled […]

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SPRINGDALE – Three second-half goals, including two from junior midfielder Karla Torres, were enough to lead the Bowie High School girls soccer team to victory over a competitive Charles H. Flowers team in the second round of the state playoffs on Oct. 26. The No. 3 Bulldogs (8-5) jumped out to an early two-goal lead […]

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OXON HILL – The Potomac High School football team’s seniors made sure their final game on their home turf was one to remember. It took standout Dominique Anthony a while to get going, but the senior quarterback completed 13 of 25 passes for 298 yards and three touchdowns to go with a rushing touchdown to […]

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WASHINGTON – Early in the third quarter on Oct. 25, DeMatha Catholic High School running back MarShawn Lloyd knew he was ready to break free for a huge run. The senior had already scored a touchdown and was prepared to continue running. After receiving the handoff from quarterback Malakai Anthony, Lloyd ran through a hole […]

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HANOVER  – Professional boxing is hard enough by itself, but to fight against an opponent and to battle personal health issues is a double whammy. Laurel boxer Demond Nicholson fought hard on both fronts. He discovered he had severe kidney failure earlier as he was preparing to fight for an undercard fight EagleBank Arena on […]

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DeMatha Catholic High School defeated Good Counsel 30-17 on Oct. 25, 2019, during a Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) regular season football match. Don’t forget to come back for the full story and video recap with in-depth analysis on Thursday! Video by: Nina Ignacio/The Sentinel Newspapers

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BLADENSBURG – The Duval High School football team spoiled Bladensburg’s Homecoming celebrations with a close 14-6 victory on Oct. 19. Tigers Head Coach David Koloski said he knew it was going to be dogfight coming to Bladensburg High School to take on the Mustangs and was proud to see his team’s performance. “I knew Bladensburg […]

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BALTIMORE – Quarterback Malcolm Perry helped Navy easily sail past South Florida (USF) on Oct. 18. Perry ran for 188 yards and two touchdowns as Navy rolled to a 35-3 victory over USF in Annapolis. The Midshipmen now have won three in a row for the first time in two years. During that 2017 season, […]

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COLLEGE PARK – Last year against Indiana, Tyrrell Pigrome had a chance to lead a game-winning drive before being sacked and stripped of the ball with 52 seconds left. Almost one year later, Pigrome had another potential game-winning drive against Indiana end in gut-wrenching fashion. Facing a first-and-10 at the Hoosiers’ 42-yard line and trailing […]

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LANDOVER – Bowie High School senior Justin Zavala was set to take a free kick approximately 40 yards from the goal. His task was to get the ball to the post, in a position for the Bulldogs attackers to put a shot on net and break a 1-1 tie. He did more than that. From […]

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SPRINGDALE – The Suitland High School and Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School football teams faced off in a clash that remained relatively close for at least the first 36 minutes. In the fourth quarter, the Pumas exploded, scoring four unanswered touchdowns, to roll over the Rams, 47-12, at Charles H. Flowers High School […]

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LANDOVER – A hat trick performance by captain Madison Endres and goals by nine different goal scorers propelled the Eleanor Roosevelt High School girls soccer team to their fourth straight Prince George’s County Girls Soccer Championship, defeating Oxon Hill, 14-4, on Oct. 21. Endres, the Raiders’ senior midfielder, scored all three of her goals in […]

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OXON HILL – With less than 10 seconds remaining and the game wrapped up in his team’s favor, Oxon Hill High School cornerback Rod Chapman Jr. wanted to end it on a high note. As Northwestern High School quarterback Emil Medina, dropped back to pass a touchdown attempt down the field, the junior was ready. […]

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COLLEGE PARK — University of Maryland’s athletic department officially announced plans for a $36 million practice facility at a press conference on Oct. 15. The project should take approximately three years to complete, and will be privately funded, Athletic Director Damon Evans said. $19 million has already been raised for the project, and Tuesday started […]

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BALTIMORE – The Navy women’s soccer team found itself in an unusual spot on Oct. 14: trying to start a new winning streak.  The Mids lost a 1-0 game to Holy Cross two days before and were trying to bounce back against winless Delaware State in Dover. They got a first-half goal from Gabby Gordon […]

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FORESTVILLE — In St. John’s College High School football’s Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) opener at Bishop McNamara, they demonstrated just how hungry they were for a win. Liu Aumavae’s riveting 99-yard kickoff return on the game’s first possession would be a sign of how the rest of the afternoon would transpire. In an offensive […]

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COLLEGE PARK – The No. 12 Georgetown University Men’s Soccer team displayed more energy and held their own against last year’s College Cup champions as No. 25 University of Maryland struggled to keep up in a 1-0 loss in College Park on Oct. 14. [View photos from Maryland vs. Georgetown in our photo gallery here!] […]

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ROCKVILLE – In the NFL’s battle of winless teams, it was the Washington Redskins that somehow managed not to lose. Led by a resurgent Adrian Peterson, who rushed for 118 yards on 23 carries, the Redskins (1-5) defeated the Miami Dolphins (0-5) 17-16 on Oct. 13 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. Washington, which […]

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LANDOVER – The Fairmont Heights High School football team entered a highly anticipated matchup against Frederick Douglass High School with hopes of not only celebrating its Homecoming with a victory but getting revenge from last year’s 1A south regional final in the state playoffs that resulted in a close 20-12 loss. However, because of Douglass’ […]

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BOWIE – The Bowie State University football team continued its unbeaten ways, amassing a season-high 569 yards on offense, to throttle Chowan University 64-17 in its Homecoming game on Oct. 12. For the Bulldogs (6-0), the victory was personal as Chowan was the only Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) team to beat them last year. […]

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GREENBELT – With six seconds remaining in the contest, Bowie High School’s football team was one down away from an upset. Up 21-18 against Suitland High School on Oct. 12, the Bulldogs needed a defensive stop on fourth down to seal their victory. Suitland quarterback Damien Partee took the snap and scanned the field to […]

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BALTIMORE — Prince George’s County native Joshua Paschal joins with two other student-athletes in the running to receive 2019 Mayo Clinic Comeback Player of the Year Award following his return back on the field after a skin cancer diagnosis. Paschal, an outside linebacker with the University of Kentucky, was one of the first 30 nominees […]

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BOWIE — Bowie High School boys’ soccer freshman Kareem Davis had not scored a goal this season coming into the Oct. 7 match against Eleanor Roosevelt High School. Davis broke onto the score sheet early in the second half, and with about seven minutes left, possessed the ball around the right side of the field […]

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BALTIMORE — The words that Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry said spoke volumes after the Midshipmen beat Air Force 34-25 on Oct. 5 at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium. “I think it’s the happiest I’ve been in a long time,” Perry said. Perry had another big day. He ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries. […]

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LARGO – The Surrattsville High School football team played lockdown defense in pivotal moments to earn an important 16-8 road win over Largo High School on Oct. 4. [View and purchase photos from this game in our photo gallery by clicking here!] While quarterback Ryan Otey threw three interceptions in the second half, he was […]

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HYATTSVILLE – As one of the smallest teams in the Maryland Public School Athletic Association (MPSSAA) 4A division, Suitland High School football coach Ed Shields preaches the next man up mentality to his team. The Rams lived up to that motto on Oct. 4 against Northwestern High School. On the first offensive play in the […]

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LANHAM — Perhaps losing an early-season match to Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School was one of the best things that could have happened for the DuVal High School volleyball team this year. Since that Sept. 12 loss, the Tigers have dominated virtually every opponent they have faced. DuVal utilized a balanced attack from […]

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LANDOVER – The Washington Redskins fired Head Coach Jay Gruden after the team’s 33-7 loss to the New England Patriots on Oct. 6. Gruden was Redskins’ owner Daniel Snyder’s longest-tenured coach, going 35-49-1 in just over five seasons with Washington. Now, at 0-5, the Redskins have promoted Bill Callahan to interim head coach, as the […]

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UPPER MARLBORO – After seeing his team celebrating their fifth-straight victory on Oct. 5, Fredrick Douglass Head Coach Julius Pinkney brought his team down to earth. They played well enough for the win but this was not a championship win. For the Hall of Fame head coach, this was another step towards winning the overall […]