basketball

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]

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 seniors prepare for final home games

February 16, 2016

BY CHRIS MCMANES — Winning on the road against quality competition is no easy feat. DeMatha Catholic High School concluded its basketball regular season undefeated in true road games. The Stags improved to 9-0 as the visitors in Washington Catholic Athletic Conference action with two victories [read more]

DeMatha moves back into first place with 66-62 victory at Gonzaga

February 2, 2016

BY CHRIS MCMANES — McDonald’s All-American Markelle Fultz made some spectacular shots in DeMatha’s 66-62 victory at sold-out Gonzaga on Sunday. The final seven points he scored were rather pedestrian but far more important. Fultz, a combo guard ranked by ESPN as the 10th-best senior in the [read more]
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