Senior Jarale Barnes is one of the leaders on a youthful Great Mills boys basketball squad this season that features just four players that are returning from last season’s squad.

On Tuesday hosting the Calvert Cavaliers and McDonough Rams in a Southern Maryland Athletic Conference tri-match, the Leonardtown Raiders protected its home mats by taking care of business and adding two more wins to its season total with a sweep.

Players, coaches and onlookers may have arrived and departed Grace Christian Academy amid dense, foggy conditions, but the results of Tuesday night’s Metro Independent Schools Athletic League boys and girls basketball doubleheader between the hosts and Southern Maryland Christian Academy off…

Through the entire first half and much of the third quarter, the Great Mills High School girls basketball team’s bid for an undefeated season appeared in serious jeopardy at North Point High School on Wednesday evening.

Two days after they suffered a 22-point setback at home against St. Charles in their Southern Maryland Athletic Conference Potomac Division opener, the Thomas Stone High School boys basketball team showed more than a hint of resolve as they ventured to North Point on Friday evening.

With over a month left to the regular season slate, there still is quite a bit of schedule for Patuxent’s girls basketball team to traverse this year. But for Panthers head coach Kim Hutchison, there was real urgency attached to her team’s game at Thomas Stone on Monday night.

Although she opted not to remain close to home and compete in the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference, Waldorf resident and Bishop McNamara High School senior Kale’a Perry clearly made a name for herself playing girls soccer for the Mustangs in the tough Washington Catholic Athletic Conference.

After spending three seasons as an assistant coach for the La Plata High School football team, Devonte Williams was promoted to head football coach for the Warriors well before the 2020 season kicks off.

I’ve got a few places I’d like to visit with my family these next two months, beginning with a special trip with my daughter later in January to celebrate her birthday.

Were you one of the folks who joined the thousands of other Marylanders who rang in the New Year going on a First Day Hike?