National Academy Foundation was founded in 2002 as a public magnet program. In 2010, the school’s athletics program began. Now, after going 1-7 last season, former Woodlawn head coach Elwood Townsend will take over the reigns at the budding program.
Sometimes a team needs a fire lit under them when they struggle. Mount Saint Joe head coach Pat Clatchey blew a blow torch under them with the Gaels defeating the Mount Carmel Cougars 73-60 in the Baltimore Catholic League semifinals on Friday.
Ausar Crawley hit two late free throws to lift the Mount Saint Joseph basketball team over visiting St. Vincent Pallotti, 65-63, in Tuesday night’s Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference quarterfinal.
The girls and boys McDonald’s All-American teams were announced on Thursday at 3 p.m. with three area basketball players making the list: Mir McLean (Roland Park), Angel Reese (St. Frances) and Eniya Russell (St. Vincent Pallotti).
Standing at 6’2, Maryvale’s Claire Neff has the ability to back opponents down and score with her height or to draw them out past the 3-point arc for a triple, averaging 18.9 points per game this season.
St. Timothy’s led the Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland B Conference coming into Wednesday night’s matchup against Maryvale, but the Lions came away looking like the top team after a 52-29 victory.
One of the best nights in basketball is the night that you can’t miss. For Woodlawn’s Tyray Cooper, he epitomized being hot in Friday evening’s 61-47 win over Dunbar in the Baltimore Basketball Academy at Morgan State.
After grabbing a victory narrowly from the jaws of defeat against Mount Saint Joe less than 24 hours prior, Boys Latin looked to reel off their second consecutive versus Mervo. By the strong play of their senior duo, Boys Latin (5-6) defeated Mervo 70-61 (4-4).