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McFarlan puts Frankford back in the playoff win column over Bartram

Playing in the Public League’s top basketball division offers a varying list of pros and cons.


Despite valiant effort, Frankford eliminated by King

On paper, an 18-4 basketball team playing one with an 8-15 record seems like a tremendous mismatch.


Bambies bite back

Caroline Price had been carrying the scars for more than a year.


Ragdolls leave heartbreaker behind, turn focus to playoffs

For the Archbishop Ryan girls basketball team, it was a good news/bad news type of scenario.


Central basketball clips Washington’s wings

Last season, in his first as George Washington’s boys basketball coach, John Creighton got the Eagles to the playoffs before suffering a first-round exit. This year, he got them back there again, only this time, G.W. knocked off Olney on the road in the first round, advancing to play the imposing Lancers of Central in Tuesday’s Class AAAA semifinals.


What postseason inexperience? Juniors power G.W. past Olney

George Washington’s junior basketball class had never played in a Public League playoff game prior to Thursday. The postseason newcomers sure had a funny way of showing it.


Smart, Watson guide young Vikings back to playoffs

Editor’s note: Northeast was eliminated from postseason play by Southern on Tuesday after this story went to press.


Much to cheer about

On a recent Sunday afternoon inside the gymnasium at St. Hubert, athletic director Mike Prendergast looked toward the nearly 100 cheerleaders assembled and quipped, “Look at this … it’s like West Side Story in Mayfair.”


Playoff hoops: Lincoln advances while N.E., New Foundations fall

On Tuesday, the boys Public League basketball postseason began with a preliminary round of playoff contests. There were 10 total games, with the winners advancing to Thursday’s first round and the losers being eliminated. A couple of area teams played yesterday. Here’s how they fared:


Towne watch: Boyd leads, rest of Coyotes follow

At a Monday evening practice, the Franklin Towne Charter boys basketball team split themselves down the middle and scattered to opposite ends of the court for a shooting competition. Each player had 90 seconds to make as many jumpers as possible from the high posts, and the side with the highest composite score at the end won.