Sports

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]

DeMatha football to open season on national TV

July 11, 2017

BY CHRIS McMANES — Can’t make it to Las Vegas to see DeMatha open its football season? You can still enjoy the game on TV. ESPN will televise the game live. The Stags will put their 17-game winning streak on the line with a game at Bishop Gorman High School. The Gaels dominate football in [read more]

DeMatha Soccer Academy to partner with D.C. United

July 6, 2017

BY CHRIS MCMANES — The recent agreement between DeMatha Soccer Academy (DMSA) and D.C. United should enhance professional playing opportunities for top local players. Less-skilled players should also benefit. “In an effort to continue identifying talented local players,” United Academy [read more]

PHOTOS: Riders speed through the city during Route 1 Rampage

April 3, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The second Route 1 Rampage racers took off from the starting line just north of Gallatin Street on Route 1 at 8 a.m. on April 1. Races ran all day, and each lasted 25 to 60 minutes. Competitors in the race ranged from amateur to collegiate and pro with prizes from [read more]

WCAC Basketball Tournament action gets underway for DeMatha

February 24, 2017

BY CHRIS MCMANES — DeMatha Basketball Coach Mike Jones notched his 400th career victory last week. If he gets to 403 Monday, his Stags will be Washington Catholic Athletic Conference champions. But Jones isn’t looking past tonight’s WCAC quarterfinal matchup with Bishop O’Connell. [read more]

DeMatha football team victory tour rolls on

January 25, 2017

BY CHRIS MCMANES — Since winning its fourth consecutive Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship in November, the DeMatha Stags football team has been reaping the spoils of victory. It was no surprise the Stags finished No. 1 in The Washington Post’s final Top 20 poll. They held [read more]
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