Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Players from Quince Orchard and Watkins Mill high schools signed letters of intent Tuesday to continue their football careers in college.
Football players from two Gaithersburg area high schools made official their college choices Tuesday, signing national letters of intent to play football at their respective destinations. Maryland 4A division runner-up Quince Orchard had five players commit to football programs, including star linebacker Marcus Newby, who heads to Nebraska. Other Quince Orchard commitments include Kieran Gregory (Richmond), Andrew Ankrah (James Madison), Matt Choi (Monmouth) and Tyrell Williams (Georgetown), head coach Dave Mencarini said. Watkins Mill High School featured a lone commitment, Quinton Littlejohn (Stony Brook), according to head coach Kevin Watson. Watkins Mill Athletic Director Reginald Spears said the school hopes to have more players sign …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Maryland freshman wide receive Stefon Diggs had three catches for 113 yards and two touchdowns in a loss Saturday to West Virginia.
University of Maryland freshman wide receiver Stefon Diggs, a Gaithersburg native, was named ACC rookie of the week, the conference announced Tuesday. Diggs scored two touchdowns on three receptions for 113 yards in the Terps' 31-21 loss to No. 8 West Virginia on Saturday. The freshman also returns punts and kicks for Maryland and finished the game with 201 all-purpose yards. A graduate of Olney's Our Lady of Good Counsel high school, Diggs was the No. 8 ranked recruit in the country for the class of 2012, according to Rivals.com.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Zach Fetters and the Tribe fall short against the Tigers, 20-17.
Former Gaithersburg High School star Zach Fetters and the William & Mary Tribe lost a heartbreaker at Towson, 20-17, on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012. The Tribe appeared to have scored the go ahead touchdown in the last minute of the game, but the officials determined that the Tribe's quarterback, Raphael Ortiz, passed the line of scrimmage on the would-be game-winning pass. Fetters, a redshirt freshman for the Tribe, met up with friend and former Damascus star Conner Frazier, of Towson, after the game. William & Mary has lost three games by a combined seven points. They host Delaware next week in Williamsburg, VA.