Sports

DeMatha football drops conference opener, 26-20

October 12, 2017

BY CHRIS McMANES — In 2015, Gonzaga came into Marvin F. Wilson Stadium and defeated No. 1 DeMatha. The Purple Eagles did the same thing on the Stags’ home field Friday night in Landover. No. 4 Gonzaga scored the game’s first 26 points and held off DeMatha’s late rally in a 26-20 victory. [read more]

Zombie Run expands, raises money for local schools

October 11, 2017

BY ARIEL GUILLORY — Attention, Hyattsville: Zombies are coming! The Hyattsville Elementary Zombie Run, an event that raises money for local schools, is happening this Saturday in Magruder Park. Though this is only the second year that this event has occurred, it has proven to be tremendously [read more]

Strong second half carries DeMatha football to 17-14 victory

September 20, 2017

BY CHRIS McMANES — DeMatha followed its worst half of football this season Friday night with one of its best. Led once again by their defense, the Stags rallied for a 17-14 victory over McDonogh at Wilson Stadium in Landover. Senior John Morgan, who has committed to play for Pittsburgh, led the [read more]

DeMatha football loses season opener to national power, 35-23

August 27, 2017

BY CHRIS McMANES LAS VEGAS — DeMatha did a lot of good things in its season opener Friday night. Just not enough to win. Playing on national TV, the Stags allowed 22 consecutive points in a 35-23 loss at Bishop Gorman. After falling behind, 10-0, the Gaels showed why they have won 55 in a row. [read more]

DeMatha is much more than an ‘athletic powerhouse’

August 13, 2017

BY CHRIS MCMANES — DeMatha High graduate Markelle Fultz’s selection as the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft brought the Hyattsville school a treasure trove of free publicity. Nearly every major radio and TV network, as well as online and print media, identified Fultz with the school he [read more]
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