In one of those genuinely rare meetings between private and public school teams, especially outside of tournament play, the Westlake High School boys basketball team suffered a 71-62 setback to Bishop O’Connell of Virginia in a home contest on Thursday.

When the McDonough High School girls basketball team got the opening bucket of the second half to trim its deficit to just seven points at Westlake High School on Friday evening, the Rams looked primed to make things interesting throughout the second half.

The scoreboard painted a decisive picture, after La Plata’s meeting with Patuxent to open a wrestling tri-match at La Plata on Tuesday night, as the host Warriors dropped just two bouts in defeating the Panthers 63-10.

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.

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.

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.

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, recently being selected as the conference's girls soccer player of the year.

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.

While inclement weather may have greeted the visitors and various onlookers when they arrived at McDonough High School for Tuesday’s Southern Maryland Athletic Conference wrestling match, conditions proved markedly ideal inside the Rams’ gymnasium.

Heading into the 2020 calendar year, the Leonardtown Raiders have its sights set on big picture goals after capping off the 2018-2019 season with a Southern Maryland Athletic Conference team title.

High school freshmen often have to overcome numerous things in order to make an impact in their first year of varsity competition in whatever sport they choose, but Thomas Stone High School freshman Takiya Henson has perhaps had to endure more than most.