Daily Archives: February 22, 2008

Sonic Duo in Action

Young Portland topped young Seattle 92-88. Fort Washington’s Jarrett Jack scored 15 in 36 minutes for the Blazers, to go with four steals and six assists. He made a pair of three-pointers. Montrose Christian’s Kevin Durant had 20 points and six rebounds for the losers, and Northwestern High’s Jeff Green chipped in 13, with nine boards. Durant sank both of his three-point attempts.



Like Fred Sanford, Danny Ferry Says This Is The Big One

“I’m comin’ to join you LeBron”. DeMatha grad Danny Ferry pulls a blockbuster as Cavs’ g.m.


The local moved in the actual deal was Eleanor Roosevelt’s Delonte West (Seattle-to-Cleveland).


Who The Heck Was Austin Carr?

More about the man recently inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame, whom Notre Dame will honor during tonight’s game with Pitt:


DeMatha’s Mike Brey will coach the Irish in that game, while Friendly High’s Sam Young will play for Pitt.


Dig Kentucky Coach Adolph Rupp’s reaction to Carr’s senior year explosion vs. his ‘cats:

…Carr elevated his game to the national stage during his senior year with a 50-point game in Louisville in a 99-92 victory over No. 8 Kentucky. “We put five different players on Carr tonight, and he still scored 50 points,” said Kentucky coaching legend Adolph Rupp. “It was an amazing performance.” …BCB

When Barracks Ballers Battled Bolling

A blogger recalls his Marine team:


Dick Groat, Cliff Hagan, Lou Tsiropolous and Bill Cosby played service ball in the D.C. area- and Archie Clark was discovered by a University of Minnesota recruiter while playing at Andrews AFB.

McKinley Tech High School great Stan “Snookie” Kernan played on a young summer league team that won a league championship featuring some of the aforementioned service players. They were the only schoolboys in the league.


Two Local Girls Named McDonald’s All-America

Both headed to the ACC, where they’ll face one another:



The Battle of Tobacco Road

Last night UNC downed N.C. State 84-70. The Wolfpack are coached by DeMatha’s Sidney Lowe. For the victors, Marcus Guinyard of Bishop O’Connell High (Alexandria) scored 13 on 6-9 shooting, with two steals and six boards.

The Heels sorely miss playmaker Ty Lawson, who hails from Clinton, Md., and played for Bishop McNamara in Forestville.


Play 1710 in the Pick Four

Nebraska toppled Kansas State, but Bowie’s Michael Beasley scored 17 points and snared 10 caroms for the Wildcats.

In The League, South Lakes alum Grant Hill scored 17 on 8-13 shooting, to accompany his 10 rebounds and two blocks in the Suns 130-124 loss to the Lakers.