Sporting View

Local sports prodigy suffers tragic personal setback

Life can be cruel sometimes.

Emmanuel Omogbo lost both his parents last week in a tragic Prince George’s County house fire that also claimed the lives of his sisters’ two young children.

The 6-foot-8 Colorado State University forward is mourning the loss of four loved ones who did not deserve to die so young.


Maryland loses out to Ohio State as two local athletes flip their commitment

On Monday, Bullis quarterback Dwayne Haskins Jr. and Good Counsel linebacker Keandre Jones flipped their verbal pledge from Maryland to Ohio State.

My Twitter account erupted as I reported the news about the two highly-touted recruits who decided to leave Maryland behind in favor of a more high-profile program.

How can you blame them?


A Crab Ball clash leads to opportunities for enjoyment

basketball on floorGaithersburg senior guard Anthony Tarke and River Hill senior forward Charlie Thomas IV crossed paths for the first time during Saturday’s second annual Maryland Crab Ball Classic.

Tarke finished with four points and six rebounds in 13 minutes of action while Thomas scored seven points and grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds in Baltimore’s 113-108 win over the Washington squad.

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