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    37 D.M.V. High School Students Receive $2,500 UNCF Scholarship

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) continued to celebrate its 75th anniversary this week by giving away 37 scholarships, worth $2,500 each, to D.M.V. students who will be attending...

    Baltimore Students March Against Gun Violence

    Hundreds of students from area high schools walked out of their classrooms today and took to the streets of East Baltimore to protest gun violence. Students from schools including Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and...

    St. Johns, Georgetown Visitation Take Home Washington D.C. High School Titles

    With just under than five minutes left in the D.C. State Athletic Association (DCSAA) boys’ basketball championship game, and St. John’s trailing Gonzaga by two points, Jeffrey Dowtin Jr.  knew something big needed to...

    Anacostia Takes Home DCIAA Girls Basketball Title

    The Anacostia Lady Indians defeated the Wilson Lady Tigers, 58-45, to win the D.C. Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) girls’ basketball championship on Feb. 27 in Washington, D.C. However, for Anacostia head coach Dwayne Shackleford, the...

    H.D. Woodson Edges Coolidge to Win School’s First DCIAA Basketball Title

    With just over two minutes to play in the D.C. Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) boys’ basketball championship game, H.D. Woodson junior Clenteous McCoy III had no problem tuning out the thunderous crowd at Coolidge...

    Coolidge Defeats Wilson in DCIAA Matchup

    Sophomore guard Shawn Dotson scored a game-high 14 points in Coolidge’s 62-41 win over Wilson on Feb. 6 in Washington, D.C. Coolidge (17-6, 10-2) controlled the pace of the game from early in the first...

    Dunbar Scores Touchdown on Final Play to Defeat Kent Island, Advances to State Finals

    Junior quarterback Zionnez Spencer pulled off one of the greatest plays in Dunbar history, tossing a clutch touchdown pass on the final play of the game to lead the Dunbar Poets of Baltimore City...

    H.D. Woodson Holds Off Ballou to Win Second Straight DCIAA Turkey Bowl Victory

    With approximately 22 seconds left in the 45th Annual D.C. Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) Turkey Bowl, H.D. Woodson clung desperately to a 16-12 lead over Ballou, who had just blocked a Woodson punt to...

    Dunbar Survives Eastern Tech for 2A North Title

    The Dunbar Poets of Baltimore City claimed the 2A North regional championship after surviving Eastern Tech of Baltimore, 30-28, in the finals on Nov. 21 in Rosedale, Md. The Poets led by a comfortable 30-14...

    Eastern Defeats Bell in DCIAA Gravy Bowl

    When Jerome Johnson was asked how he felt after leading the Eastern Ramblers to a decisive win over Bell in the District of Columbia Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) Gravy Bowl, the overwhelming emotions didn't...

    Mervo’s Perfect Season Ends with Loss in 4A North Playoffs; Dunbar Routs Overlea to...

    The Mergenthaler Vo-Tech Mustangs of Baltimore City saw their perfect season come to a crashing end as the Paint Branch Panthers of Burtonsville, Md. defeated Mervo, 42-8, in the Maryland 4A North regional semifinals...

    Brooks Leads Bell over McKinley, Advances to DCIAA Gravy Bowl

    While fans tried to keep warm with hot chocolate and hand warmers, junior running back Charles Brooks brought the heat for Bell High School, rushing for 323 yards and three touchdowns as Bell defeated...

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