Tag Archives: DeMatha Catholic High School

DeMatha’s Draft Pick Gets National Attention

DeMatha has produced yet another NBA draft pick. The selection of Markelle Fultz Thursday marked the 23rd time a graduate of the Hyattsville Catholic school has produced a pro basketball player, second only to Oak Hill Academy in Virginia, according to a … Continue reading

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The Arts District’s Unusual Electrical Outlets

In a pinch, you can charge your phone from a lamppost in the Arts District. The Hyattsville Wire saw a Dematha Catholic High School student doing just that yesterday, using electrical outlets that are built into the lamppost’s bases. Not … Continue reading

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New Court for St. Jerome Academy

Another private Catholic school in Hyattsville has upped its basketball game. St. Jerome Academy in downtown Hyattsville recently refurbished its gym, which now sports this nice basketball court. The school, which starts with pre-school and day care for younger children, … Continue reading

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Retired DeMatha Coach Worries About Recruiting

Hyattsville’s most-famous coach is in the New York Times today. The article notes that middle school has become a fierce recruiting battleground for basketball players around D.C. Now, some longtime observers of basketball in the Washington area are wondering if … Continue reading

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