High School Sports Archive: January / February 2007
Student Spotlight: Brandon Herbert
The McDonogh basketball team has won eight of its last nine games. Leading the charge has been senior captain Brandon Herbert, the team's playmaker.
HS Then & Now: Area's Best Roster Keeps On Growing
As area teams dive into tournaments and playoffs, what better time for more of Baltimore's best basketball players? Keith Mills completes his list of the best.
Student Spotlight: Donte Green
Syracuse-bound 6-foot-10 Donte Green has led Towson Catholic to regular season BCL and MIAA championships and is already drawing comparisons to Carmello Anthony, a former TC standout who currently leads the NBA in scoring.
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HS Then & Now: Responses to All-Baltimore Teams
Keith Mills shares, and responds to, some of the many comments he received in response to his all-time Baltimore basketball team.
Student Spotlight: Dino Gregory
Next fall Dino Gregory will play for the University of Maryland, but this winter, he is leading Mount St. Joseph to the top of the Baltimore Catholic League.
HS Then & Now: Real World Doesn't Run On Potential
The prep landscape is filled with all-star athletes who did not fulfill expectations. Hopefully, young football players of today will learn from the story of Melvin Alaeze.
Calvert Hall's Magic Season Lives On
Strip away the schedule (brutal), the record (34-0) and the honors (national championship) and the lasting memory for the players on the 1981-'82 Calvert Hall basketball team can't be found in any box score or record book.
Student Athlete Spotlight: Joe Yermal
Joe Yermal, McDonogh's 6-foot-6 center, has been a key component on an Eagles team that recently won three consecutive games on the road.
Towson Catholic Tops BCL
Towson Catholic, the area’s No. 1 high school basketball team, continues to lead the Baltimore Catholic League and the MIAA A Conference, but two big games loom on the horizon that could change the local hoops landscape.
Baltimore's Best HS Hoops Players
Keith Mills compiles his list of the the top high school basketball players he's seen in his 30 years of playing, covering and following high school basketball.
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Student Athlete Spotlight: Henry Sims
Henry Sims, a 6-foot-10 junior, teams with 6-foot-7 Maryland-bound Dino Gregory to give the Mount St. Joseph Gaels a strong one-two punch up front.
Alumni: Frazier Fighting through Pain to Lead Illinois
Lake Clifton alumnus Chester Frazier went to the University of Illinois expecting to compete against some of the best players in the country. But while he does that he'll be trying to fill the void left by one of the best.
MIAA, BCL Hoops Heating Up
With the season half over, Towson Catholic remains undefeated but Mount St. Joseph and St. Frances are close behind with one loss each.
Clatchey's Crew Towers Over BCL
Mount St. Joseph basketball has finished the season at the top of the standings four years in a row, thanks in large part to a handful of outstanding big men.
HS Then And Now: Wade's Camp Is A Lesson In Reality
The Basketball Academy teaches kids about the game, but also gives instruction on SAT prep, substance abuse, financial aid, health and finances.
Student Spotlight: Malik Mack
Harford Tech junior forward Malik Mack hopes that his 3.8 GPA and his spot in the National Honors Society and student government earn him access to MIT.
Student Spotlight: Braxton Dupree
Maryland-bound center, Braxton Dupree propelled the Calvert Hall Cardinals to a 55-51 victory over rival Loyola, Jan. 5 by leading all scorers with 27 points.
HS Then And Now: Schreiber Leaves One Rival Sad
After 27 years at Dulaney, seven state championships and four region championships, Gary Schreiber is stepping down as head lacrosse coach.
Student Spotlight: Ronald Nicholson
Quickly becoming regarded as one of the county’s top scorers, Ronald Nicholson has already led the Knights to key victories over Owings Mills and Loch Raven.
HS Then & Now: Big Season For Quigley: Glad And Sad
Keith Mills continues his look back at 2006 with a focus on the fall soccer and football seasons.
Walbrook Alumni Excelling at Towson
Rodney Spruill and Velmar “Rocky” Coleman are basketball teammates at Towson just as they were at Walbrook High School.
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