High school football is returning to RFK Stadium. The annual Events DC Kickoff Classic will take place on Saturday, Sept. 15, showcasing six Washington football teams.
The three games for the day-long event are: Dunbar (Ward 5) against Maret (Ward 3) at noon, Wilson (Ward 3) against Archbishop Carroll (Ward 5) at 3 p.m. and Friendship Collegiate Academy (Ward 7) against H.D. Woodson (Ward 7) at 6 p.m.
St. John’s five-star linebacker Mekhail Sherman has accepted an invitation to the Polynesian Bowl, to be held in January 2020 in Honolulu, and will serve as one of the bowl ambassadors.
Sherman is the No. 2 linebacker in the nation for the Class of 2020, according to 247Sports, as well as the No. 18 athlete nationally and the No. 1 player in the District. At 6-foot-3 and 234 pounds, Sherman already has 32 scholarship offers. He announced his top 10 in July: Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Auburn, Notre Dame, Clemson, Penn State, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Michigan. He also has an offer from Maryland.
St. John’s sophomore Azzi Fudd had just settled into her room in Minsk, Belarus, in mid-July when her father started lighting up her phone.
Text after text and then finally a call later, Tim Fudd started told his 15-year-old daughter, who was traveling with the USA Basketball Women’s U17 World Cup team, that she had been invited to Stephen Curry’s SC30 Select Camp in San Francisco in early August.
Woodrow Wilson senior combo guard Jay Heath verbally commitment to Boston College on Tuesday while on an unofficial visit to the school.
Heath, rated a four-star prospect, is the first commit in for Boston College’s 2019 recruiting class. Heath, 6-foot-3, 175 pounds, had other offers from George Mason, Georgetown, James Madison, Kansas State, Louisiana Tech, Rhode Island and VCU before ultimately deciding on Boston College.
Check out the Spring 2018 Players of the Year, selected from the D.C. area’s top athletes in baseball, softball, boys’ and girls’ lacrosse, boys’ and girls’ soccer, boys’ and girls’ outdoor track and field, golf, gymnastics, boys’ and girls’ rowing and boys’ and girls’ tennis.