Will Joe Hampton’s departure have an effect on the upcoming season?

As DeMatha Catholic High School students walk down the halls, they won’t see the 6-foot-6-inch, 225-pound, power forward Joe Hampton. Hampton announced that he will transfer to Oak Hill Academy on Jul. 3. This marked the first DeMatha basketball player to transfer to Oak Hill since Quinn Cook.  It’s easy to say that the team will miss Hampton this upcoming season. Last season, the junior averaged 11.9 points per game, helped the Stags to a…

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Why aren’t DeMatha football players going to Maryland?

For the past few years, Maryland’s football program has not brought a lot of DeMatha football players to the school. Former DeMatha cornerback Jordan Lomax ’11 was given an offer by Maryland but, he went to the University of Iowa instead. Former DeMatha running back Taiwan Deal ’14 was given an offer by Maryland. Instead, he decided to go to the University of Wisconsin. Recently, DeMatha senior Tyler Green committed to Ohio State University instead…