Sports

PHOTOS: ‘Bravest’ take win in Heroes Bowl

November 21, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The city’s Finest took on the city’s Bravest in the annual charity flag football game on Nov. 18. Both teams fought hard to win the golden football. The Finest, officers from the Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD), went head to head with The [read more]

City council approves $80,000 for National Fitness Campaign

November 15, 2017

BY BREANNA BELL — In a unanimous decision, Hyattsville’s city council voted during their Oct. 16 meeting to approve the amendments to the 2018 budget appropriating $80,000 for a fitness court as part of the city’s partnership with the National Fitness Campaign. The city’s decision comes [read more]

Thanks to the Redskins, the Wildcats play on a new field

November 12, 2017

BY MEAGAN MILLER — In 2000, construction of the new Northwestern High School included a building, a field, a concession stand and a stadium. The field was covered with sod, which, over the years, didn’t hold up to JV and varsity soccer and football practices. Coach Bryan Pierre said, “It’s [read more]

Premier running back returns, helps DeMatha qualify for playoffs

November 9, 2017

BY CHRIS MCMANES — Marshawn Lloyd returned to the DeMatha lineup Saturday. His timing couldn’t be better. Lloyd, who missed the Stags previous eight games with injury, rushed for 80 yards on 11 carries and scored two touchdowns to help lead the Stags to a 50-0 victory over Archbishop Carroll [read more]

Northwestern High to dedicate new football field

October 20, 2017

BY ROSANNA WEAVER — Tonight, on a newly refurbished field and under bright new lights, the Northwestern High School Wildcats will play their homecoming football game against Largo High. Prior to the game, beginning at 6 p.m., there will be a ceremony to dedicate the new synthetic turf field and [read more]

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]
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