Maryland over BC
Much to the delight of the area’s No. 1 Maryland fan, Central Catholic teacher-coach Katie Andrade, St. John’s Prep star running back Johnathan Thomas committed to the Terps. He also considered Arkansas and BC.
Syracuse women’s basketball signed Isabella Slim of the Netherlands. With a name like that, if she doesn’t make it in basketball, she could have a future on the professional poker tour.
Babcock’s son to Merrimack
The Eagle-Tribune’s Mike McMahon tweeted a couple interesting hockey tidbits. One is forward Michael Babcock, the son of Red Wings coach Mike Babcock, committed to Merrimack. Also former Bruin Shawn Bates is the new coach at his alma mater, Medford High.
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