Sports

Hyattsville: a hoops haven for 70-plus years

January 24, 2020

By CHRIS McMANES — For more than 70 years, some of the nation’s finest pre-college basketball has been played in Hyattsville. From DeMatha to Northwestern High School, from St. Mark to St. Jerome, the city’s tradition of excellence is nearly unparalleled.   DeMatha has one of the strongest [read more]

Legendary DeMatha basketball coach & teacher Morgan Wootten dies

January 22, 2020

By CHRIS McMANES— Today is a somber day for students and staff at DeMatha Catholic High School. They were greeted this morning with the news that Morgan Wootten, the first high school coach inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, had died.  According to a DeMatha press [read more]

The stars are aligning for No. 1 DeMatha; Stags win 10th in a row

January 17, 2020

By CHRIS McMANES — Hunter Dickinson and Earl Timberlake are not only DeMatha’s top players. As McDonald’s All-American nominees, they are among the finest basketball players in the nation. On Monday Jan. 13 at Gonzaga, they showed why. Timberlake produced 16 points and 11 rebounds, while [read more]

DeMatha supports graduate’s community outreach

November 27, 2019

By CHRIS McMANES — Hundreds of Prince George’s County residents will be enjoying Thanksgiving dinner this year thanks to former DeMatha basketball star Jerami Grant.  His Saturday Nov. 23 “Thanksgiving Grant-ed” event at Peppermill Community Center in Landover, Md., was the third one his [read more]
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