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McDonogh's PJ Mustipher to play in Under Armour All-America Game

McDonogh All-Metro defensive tackle PJ Mustipher committed Thursday night to play in the Under Armour All-America Game in January at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.

Mustipher is the second Baltimore player to commit to the 2018 game after St. Frances second-team All-Metro defensive end Eyabi Anoma.

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Former Seton Keough star Asya Bussie building non-profit Be More Inc.

As a professional basketball player in Poland a few years ago, Asya Bussie didn’t have much to do besides basketball, so she spent a lot of time thinking about what she wanted to do when she returned home to Baltimore.

She wanted to give back after enjoying stellar basketball careers at Seton Keough and West Virginia, but she wasn’t sure how. Pondering her own youth, she found the answer.

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Mount Saint Joseph soccer standout Jake Mazzei commits to UMBC

Mount Saint Joseph forward Jake Mazzei, a rising senior, has made a commitment to play at UMBC.

A two-year starter, Mazzei led the Gaels in scoring last season with 11 goals and seven assists. Mount Saint Joe finished the season with a 14-3-2 mark, reaching the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference semifinals.

Mazzei has 18 goals and 12 assists in his two seasons.

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Townsend brings winning ways to Woodlawn football

Woodlawn lineman Isaiah Marshall already knew Elwood Townsend’s winning reputation before the former Douglass and Reginald Lewis football coach took over the Warriors program this spring.

“I heard about him since I was in middle school and I always wanted to play football for him, but I came to Woodlawn,” the senior said. “Everybody in Baltimore County and Baltimore City knows him.

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McDonogh defensive lineman PJ Mustipher commits to Penn State

McDonogh’s PJ Mustipher, one of the top high school defensive tackles in the country, committed Monday evening to play football at Penn State.

Rated the No. 4 overall player in Maryland’s Class of 2018 and the No.

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St. Frances wide receiver Randy Fields commits to West Virginia

St. Frances All-Metro wide receiver Randy Fields committed to play football at West Virginia, announcing his decision on Twitter on Sunday with a photo of himself in a Mountaineers uniform.

“Country Roads Take Me Home. #TakeMeHome18 #Committed,” Fields wrote.

The 6-foot-3, 200-pound senior is ranked No. 23 in Maryland’s high school Class of 2018 by the recruiting website

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