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]

Top-ranked DeMatha plays rival on national TV Friday night

November 4, 2016

BY CHRIS MCMANES — Despite having locked up the top seed in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference playoffs, the DeMatha football team won’t have trouble finding motivation to play well Friday night. The No. 1-ranked Stags (9-0, 5-0 WCAC) travel to Olney to face Good Counsel (6-3, 3-2) at [read more]

DeMatha stays undefeated, heads North for ‘toughest game yet’

September 15, 2016

BY CHRIS MCMANES — The DeMatha Catholic football team has won its first three games by an average of almost 33 points per game. The Stags might be hard-pressed to match that margin Friday night. DeMatha, ranked No. 1 in Maryland, travels to Owings Mills to face undefeated McDonogh at 7 p.m. The [read more]

Top-ranked Stags basketball wins first four games

December 12, 2015

BY CHRIS MCMANES – It’s no surprise that the DeMatha Catholic High School basketball team is ranked No. 1 in the Washington area. The Stags (4-0) are loaded with talent and have an outstanding coaching staff. Here’s something other DMV high school hoop teams probably don’t want to hear: [read more]
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