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Just a few quick links while I sulk in the wake of yet another disappointing (albeit unsurprising) Thanksgiving loss for my beloved Detroit Lions ...

Tavon Wilson and his H.D. Woodson team hoped to bring home a D.C. Turkey Bowl championship yesterday, and they were in decent position to do so. According to The Washington Post, the turning point for Woodson was when Dunbar defensive back Jharron Armstrong correctly predicted that Wilson -- who had six catches -- was the target on a slant pass late in the game.

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"I had a feeling they'd go to their big-time player," Armstrong said. "I thought they'd try something inside. I sat there and waited for it."

As Wilson approached, so did the ball. Armstrong stepped in front of Wilson, picked off the pass and raced untouched 41 yards for the clinching touchdown as Dunbar won the 38th Turkey Bowl, 20-9, yesterday before an estimated 6,000 at Eastern High School.

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• River Hill running back/defensive back Michael Campanaro could emerge as a major Terps target in 2009. The Sun and the Post both offer profiles of Campanaro this week. The Post notes that Campanaro's stats rank him just behind a 2008 UM commit.

Campanaro, a 5-foot-10, 170-pound junior who plays tailback, defensive back and occasionally lines up at quarterback, has scored 28 touchdowns in 11 games this season via the run, pass and punt return. His 28 scores rank second in the Washington area (Surrattsville senior Davin Meggett has 32), and he has rushed for 1,438 yards as the Hawks have dismantled the opposition, 474-14.

The Sun's Glenn Graham takes a closer look at Campanaro's recruiting picture.

Campanaro, who has a 3.0 grade point average, has received scholarship offers from Wake Forest, North Carolina, Northwestern and Akron. Other schools showing interest include Maryland, Boston College, Connecticut, Notre Dame and Pittsburgh.

• Quince Orchard defensive tackle Zach Kerr is among a handful of 2008 Maryland targets still on the board. Penn State has long been thought to be Maryland's biggest competition, but The Pocono Record says the Nittany Lions and Terps have company at the top.

Another player still interested in Penn State is Gaithersburg, Md., three-star defensive tackle Zach Kerr. Kerr lists Penn State, Illinois, Minnesota, Maryland and Rutgers as possible destinations.

Two basketball links

• 2009 small forward commitment Jin Soo Kim was on display for scouts this week at the National Prep Showcase in Lowell, Mass. Count the guys at DraftExpress.com -- who offer an extensive scouting report of Kim here -- among those impressed with the future Terp.

Since we last saw Kim at this same event last year, he has clearly transformed to American culture both on and off of the court. Last November, we saw a timid (but talented) youngster who was afraid to shoot the ball and seemed completely uncomfortable out on the court with his peers. Fast forward one year later and you have a player leading his team in scoring, demanding the ball offensively and telling opponents "block that sh*t" after rejecting their shots out of bounds.

USA Today presents its Super 25 prep basketball poll, and numerous Maryland targets make appearances, including Greg Echenique's St. Benedict's (N.J) team at No. 6, and Isaiah Armwood, Tristan Spurlock and Terrell Vinson's Montrose Christian squad at No. 7.

Outlook: Stu Vetter says it may be his most talented team. Junior 6-6 F Terrell Vinson (14.5, 11.0) has been starting since he was a freshman and teams with two other juniors, 6-7 F Tristan Spurlock (14.1 ppg) and 6-7 F Isaiah Armwood (14.3 ppg).

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