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St. Frances DE Rahshaun Smith named No. 15 in rivals.com Class of 2016

St. Frances DE Rahshaun Smith named No. 15 in rivals.com Class of 2016

St. Frances defensive end Rahshaun Smith was named the No. 15 prospect in the nation in the Class of 2016 by the recruiting website rivals.com Monday.

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North County grad Cliff Cornish talks about transferring to Morgan State

North County grad Cliff Cornish talks about transferring to Morgan State

Cliff Cornish is no LeBron James and High Point, N.C., will certainly never be confused with South Beach. But Cornish, a...

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Team Maryland wrestling adds three All-Americans in Fargo

Team Maryland wrestling adds three All-Americans in Fargo

Three more Maryland prep wrestlers earned All-American honors after competing in the 2014 Cadet and Junior Freestyle National Championships in Fargo, N.D., this week.

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Maryland Crab Draw girls lacrosse all-star game set for Saturday

Maryland Crab Draw girls lacrosse all-star game set for Saturday

Saturday will be the last chance to see some of the area's best girls lacrosse players in action before they head off to college as they participate in the first Maryland Crab Draw all-star game at St. Paul's.

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USA Football running National Development Games at Towson this week

USA Football running National Development Games at Towson this week

Seven locals are among about 200 players participating in USA Football's National Development Games this week at Towson.

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Howard's Trey Clark wins medal at Down Under International Sports meet

Howard's Trey Clark wins medal at Down Under International Sports meet

Howard's Trey Clark took first place this month in the pole vault at the Down Under International Sports meet in Brisbane, Australia.

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Boys' Latin punter Dominic Maggio commits to Wake Forest

Boys' Latin punter Dominic Maggio commits to Wake Forest

Boys' Latin junior Dominic Maggio has orally committed to play football at Wake Forest in 2016.

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Patterson Mill's Qalea Ismail commits to play basketball at Princeton

Patterson Mill's Qalea Ismail commits to play basketball at Princeton

Patterson Mill senior Qalea Ismail has orally committed to play basketball at Princeton.

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Matthew Centrowitz runs personal best at Diamond League meeting

Matthew Centrowitz runs personal best at Diamond League meeting

Matthew Centrowitz ran a personal-best in the 1,500-meter run at the IAAF Diamond League meeting in Monaco on Friday.

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South River coach Sam Farrell steps down for job with Mad Dog Lacrosse

South River coach Sam Farrell steps down for job with Mad Dog Lacrosse

Sam Farrell was not necessarily looking for a coaching job when she was hired in January to lead the South River girls lacrosse team, just weeks after former Seahawks coach Kim McNemar stepped down.

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Former assistant Smith replacing Silverman as Milford Mill boys basketball coach

Former assistant Smith replacing Silverman as Milford Mill boys basketball coach

Milford Mill stayed inside the progam to find its new varsity boys basketball coach, promoting volunteer assistant Ryan Smith to replace former coach Mike Silverman.

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McDonogh boys win National High School Lacrosse Showcase

McDonogh boys win National High School Lacrosse Showcase

McDonogh won the National High School Lacrosse Showcase on Sunday by defeating Ward Melville (N.Y.), 10-6, at Blandair Regional Park in Columbia.

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Calvert Hall to name basketball court after former coach Mark Amatucci

Calvert Hall to name basketball court after former coach Mark Amatucci

Calvert Hall has announced plans to name the school's basketball court in honor of former coach and 1970 alumnus Mark Amatucci.  In addition, the school also will establish the Mark Amatucci Scholarship for tuition assistance.

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Shack Stanwick profiled in 30-minute documentary leading into Under Armour All-America Classic

Shack Stanwick profiled in 30-minute documentary leading into Under Armour All-America Classic

Graduated Boys' Latin lacrosse standout Shack Stanwick,  The Sun's All-Metro Player of the Year and Male Athlete of the Year, will be featured in a 30-minute documentary titled "Undeniable: The Road to the All-America Game."

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2014 National High School Lacrosse Showcase set to start Friday in Columbia

2014 National High School Lacrosse Showcase set to start Friday in Columbia

The second annual National High School Lacrosse Showcase, which features many of the top high school teams in the country, will take place from Friday through Sunday at Blandair Regional Park in Columbia.

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17 area boys named All-Americans by US Lacrosse

17 area boys named All-Americans by US Lacrosse

Seventeen high school players from the Baltimore area were honored as All-Americans when US Lacrosse announced its Group 2 All-Americans on Thursday. Nationally, over 600 players and 100 coaches in the group were recognized for their efforts on and off the field.

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McDonogh soccer standout Keegan Kelly invited to Under-17 national team camp

McDonogh soccer standout Keegan Kelly invited to Under-17 national team camp

McDonogh rising junior Keegan Kelly, an All-Metro first-team midfielder, has been selected to participate in the Under-17 U.S. Men's National Team training camp, which begins on Saturday in Carson, California. The camp runs through Monday.

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McDonogh linebacker Cook commits to Purdue

McDonogh linebacker Cook commits to Purdue

Westminster resident and standout McDonogh linebacker Wyatt Cook has committed to Purdue, Cook announced on Twitter on Tuesday.

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US Lacrosse announces girls high school All-Americans

US Lacrosse announces girls high school All-Americans

Thirty-one local players were honored when US Lacrosse announced its girls All-Americans from the Chesapeake, Greater Baltimore and Western Maryland chapters Monday.

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Mount St. Joseph names Stephen Berger its new varsity lacrosse coach

Mount St. Joseph names Stephen Berger its new varsity lacrosse coach

Mount St. Joseph has named alum Stephen Berger as its varsity lacrosse coach, the school announced Friday.

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New Town hoops standout Danny Shand commits to Barton College

New Town hoops standout Danny Shand commits to Barton College

Recent New Town grad Danny Shand, an All-Metro second-team point guard, has committed to Division II Barton College in Wilson, N.C.

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Boys' Latin lacrosse coach Bob Shriver to retire after 2015 season

Boys' Latin lacrosse coach Bob Shriver to retire after 2015 season

Boys' Latin lacrosse coach Bob Shriver, who led the Lakers to an undefeated season and the No. 1 national ranking this spring in his 35th season, announced Thursday that he will retire from coaching after the 2015 season.

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Pair of Broadneck grads win national soccer scholar award

Pair of Broadneck grads win national soccer scholar award

A pair of 2014 Broadneck graduates were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Scholar All-America team on Wednesday.

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Spalding names former assistant Rob Trantin head ice hockey coach

Spalding names former assistant Rob Trantin head ice hockey coach

Archbishop Spalding assistant ice hockey coach Rob Trantin has been hired as head coach, the school announced Wednesday.

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Boys' Latin is the LaxPower High School Boys' Lacrosse National Champion for 2014

Boys' Latin is the LaxPower High School Boys' Lacrosse National Champion for 2014

The Boys' Latin lacrosse team, which completed an 18-0 season in capturing the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference this spring, has been named the LaxPower national champion for the 2014 season.

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Gilman wide receiver Jelani Roberts commits to Northwestern

Gilman wide receiver Jelani Roberts commits to Northwestern

Jelani Roberts remembers watching Northwestern's Venric Mark a couple years ago. The speedy three-star receiver who will be a senior at Gilman this fall saw how Mark torched his opponents for more than 1,300 rushing yards and more than 600 combined return yards in 2012, scoring 14 total touchdowns.

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Boys lacrosse coach Brian King resigns from Hereford, moves to John Carroll

Boys lacrosse coach Brian King resigns from Hereford, moves to John Carroll

Hereford boys lacrosse coach Brian King, who led the Bulls to five Class 3A-2A state titles in six years, has resigned and accepted the same position at John Carroll.

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Team Maryland wins first Heartland Classic baseball tournament

Team Maryland wins first Heartland Classic baseball tournament

The Team Maryland baseball team on Saturday won its first Heartland Classic championship in Norman, Okla.

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ABOUT THE BLOGGERS


Katherine Dunn joined The Baltimore Sun in 1990 and has been covering high school sports ever since. She also handles the women's lacrosse beat, covering college national championships and the World Cup four years ago when it came to Annapolis.

Glenn Graham has covered high school sports since 1990 for The Baltimore Sun. Graham is a Pennsylvania native and a 1989 graduate of Slippery Rock University. In addition to high schools, he is also the beat reporter for the Baltimore Blast.

Alexander Pyles is the content editor overseeing high school sports coverage. Pyles graduated from UMBC in 2009 and earned a master’s degree from Maryland in 2011. He previously was The (Md.) Daily Record’s State House reporter and an editor at Patch.com.

Matt Bracken, The Sun's Director of Audience Engagement & Development, has covered local basketball recruiting since coming to Baltimore in 2007. Bracken graduated from Michigan in 2005 and earned a master's degree in new media journalism from Northwestern in 2006.

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The Baltimore Sun's All-Metro selections in boys and girls lacrosse, baseball, softball, and boys and girls track and field. Other teams are below:
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