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PrepsPost | D.C.: October 25, 2009 - October 31, 2009

Cadets' WCAC girls' soccer run continues

St. John’s got goals from four players and, playing with a lineup finally recovered from the flu and injuries, beat Paul VI, 4-0, on Friday to advance to Sunday’s WCAC girls’ soccer championship. The Cadets will face Good Counsel (a...

By Micah Pollack  |  October 30, 2009; 8:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  St. John's , WCAC , girls' soccer  
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Rough Riders gather to honor "Coach Till"

Thirty former Theodore Roosevelt players who earned All-Met recognition will be on hand to honor their former coach James Tillerson Saturday at a sold-out luncheon in New Carrollton. Tillerson, to whom Roosevelt dedicated its football field in a ceremony last...

By Alan Goldenbach  |  October 30, 2009; 5:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  DCIAA , Football , Theodore Roosevelt  
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Catching up with "Travon Fifty"

Last winter, we met Anacostia’s Travon Smith, whose mythical (or perhaps true) 50-inch vertical leap, hearkened back to playground legends from decades ago. Yet, by the end of his senior season, in which he became the school’s career scoring leader...

By Alan Goldenbach  |  October 29, 2009; 4:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Anacostia , Boys' basketball , DCIAA  
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Huge girls' soccer upset in the WCAC

St. John's Coach Colin Lennon considers himself an eternal optimist, but even he found himself questioning his team's karma after the litany of maladies the Cadets had to endure this season. After finishing last year as the Washington Post's No....

By Mark Giannotto  |  October 29, 2009; 11:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  St. John's , WCAC , girls' soccer  
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Catching up: DC at the top of the NFL Draft

Normally, draft projections – much like those made for recruiting – are nothing more than argument-starters. After all, they attempt to predict the future, and I haven’t seen a crystal ball in a scout’s or a recruiter’s office. But...

By Alan Goldenbach  |  October 28, 2009; 4:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Catching Up , Football  
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More cutbacks in athletics funding

Colleague Emma Brown on the Local staff had a story Sunday on another grass-roots group lamenting cutbacks in school-sponsored sports programs and physical education classes. Up2Us sampled 23 school districts , ranging from urban to rural, from across the country...

By Alan Goldenbach  |  October 27, 2009; 12:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  National issues  
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