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Former St. Frances basketball standout Khalil Richard now at New Town

Former St. Frances standout guard Khalil Richard will play for New Town in his senior year.

Richard, who played three varsity seasons at St. Frances, transferred to Shiloh High School in Snellville, Georgia to start his senior year.  But he returned to Baltimore and has transferred to New Town, set to play for the Titans.

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McDonogh girls soccer team claims No. 1 spot in final national rankings

The McDonogh girls soccer team, which this month won its third straight Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference championship and completed its second straight undefeated season, claimed the No. 1 spot in Top Drawer Soccer's final Fab 50 national rankings for the fall season.

The No. 1 Eagles (12-0) moved up from No. 2 after previous No.

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High school football By the Numbers for Week 12

As the high school football season reaches the state semifinals, the number of metro-area teams still playing has been whittled to seven -- Broadneck, Howard, Dundalk, Reservoir, Dunbar, Havre de Grace and FAET -- after an upset-filled regional final weekend.

Broadneck, Dundalk and FAET pulled off big upsets over heavily favored top-seeded teams in their regions.

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Douglass football coach Elwood Townsend resigns, citing difference of opinion with administration

Douglass football coach Elwood Townsend, who built the Ducks from a 3-7 program into a two-time state finalist, has resigned, citing a difference of opinion with the new Douglass administration over the direction of the program.

Townsend, The Baltimore Sun's 2012 All-Metro Coach of the Year, told his players Sunday morning that he was resigning after seven years as the Ducks head coach.

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How the Top 15 football teams fared in Week 12

After a regional finals weekend full of upsets, only four Top 15 teams are still playing for state championships.

Broadneck not only upset Old Mill but held it's prolific offense scoreless for the first time since 2002. Dundalk dethroned reigning Class 3A state champion Franklin. Dunbar improved its state record for playoff wins to 50 by beating Patterson.

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U.S. soccer stars wish the Broadneck girls soccer team luck, and it totally works

The Broadneck girls soccer team won the Class 4A state title Saturday, ostensibly because of senior Bri Harris' splendid overtime goal.

Actually, it was because four of the biggest women's soccer stars in, like, world history had wished them luck against Leonardtown.




Julie Foudy! Kristine Lilly! Mia Hamm! Abby Wambach!

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