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Recruiting Insider: October 1, 2006 - October 7, 2006

Another Recruit for the Foxes

Bishop McNamara guard Jayde Gavin has committed to play basketball for Marish, McNamara announced today in a news release. Gavin, a 6-foot-2 senior, averaged 11 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists per game last season. He is the second local player to recently commit to Marist, joining Progressive Christian guard...

By Josh Barr  | October 6, 2006; 11:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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A Hoops Commitment

Varsity letter guy Preston Williams passes along that Chantilly guard Ben Wheeler committed to play basketball for Lafayette. The 6-foot-4 Wheeler averaged 17 points and four assists last season. Lafayette's roster this season includes freshman guard Michael Gruner from Whitman High....

By Josh Barr  | October 6, 2006; 9:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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An All-Met Update

Today's Baltimore Sun has a story on 2003 All-Met quarterback Sean Schaefer from Northern. The other All-Met quarterback that year? Virginia Tech starter Sean Glennon. For those who want to take a look back, here is that team....

By Josh Barr  | October 6, 2006; 9:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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To Tate, It's No Big Deal

DeMatha wide receiver Kenny Tate is one of the most sought-after football players nationally in the junior class. Coaches envision his size -- 6 feet 3 or 6-4, depending on who is measuring -- speed, and athleticism and see him as a potential superstar. But for all of the...

By Josh Barr  | October 4, 2006; 12:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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More from the Alaeze Files

Proving that sometimes it's not worth all the trouble, one-time Baltimore high school superstar Melvin Alaeze has left the University of Illinois for personal reasons. Consider Alaeze's file over the past two years. He failed to meet the NCAA's minimum academic standards to receive a scholarship out of high...

By Josh Barr  | October 4, 2006; 10:24 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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UCLA Gets a Local

My colleague Preston Williams files this report: All-Met Edison girls' basketball guard Doreena Campbell verbally committed to UCLA Tuesday. The Bruins, the defending Pac-10 Tournament champions, won out over Vanderbilt, Virginia and George Washington, where she also took official visits. The 5-foot-10 Campell, regarded as a composed player who...

By Josh Barr  | October 4, 2006; 10:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Seen and Heard

This doesn't deal with recruiting, just wanted to share two things I'd never seen before last Friday's Friendly-Gwynn Park game. While the NFL outlaws choreographed on-field dances by groups of players, there is no such rule for high schools. Before Friendly kicks off -- and since the Patriots average...

By Josh Barr  | October 4, 2006; 9:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Bowman Going to Marist

Got an e-mail from Progressive Christian Coach Van Whitfield, reporting that fourth-team All-Met guard Jerimiah Bowman has committed to Marist. Bowman averaged 19.9 points last year at Southern Maryland Christian, before moving with Whitfield to Progressive Christian. The Camp Springs school this winter will field a basketball team for...

By Josh Barr  | October 3, 2006; 10:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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