Monday In Sports!

Wizards Sign Free Agents To Roster.

Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that the team has signed free agent forwards DerMarr Johnson, Linton Johnson and Taj McCullough.


HU Volleyball Player Gets MEAC Honors

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Freshman Gabrielle Martin (Stockton, Calif./St. Mary's H.S.) was tabbed as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Rookie of the Week, the league announced today. This marks the second consecutive week that Martin has garnered the honor.

Martin helped the Lady Bison to a 2-2 mark at the LaGuardia Courtyard Classic, hosted by Long Island. The middle blocker averaged 14.5 kills and 15 digs last week for Howard. In a 3-2 win over LIU, Martin tallied five solo blocks and added 10 digs and fell just shy of a double-double against Navy, finishing with nine kills and a match-high 13 digs.

Howard returns to action on Monday with a road contest against Georgetown at 7 pm.

Mystics General Manager Relieved of Duties

(Mystics press release)

Washington, D.C. – Washington Mystics Chief Operating Officer Greg Bibb announced today that Linda Hargrove has been relieved of her duties as General Manager of the team. Hargrove was named General Manager prior to the 2005 season.

“We are extremely grateful to Linda for all of her hard work and her dedication to the Mystics organization during the past four years,” Bibb stated. “No one has been more committed to bettering our organization than Linda."

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Photo: Mystics owner Sheila Johnson (l), and former general manager, Linda Hargrove.


Jan said…
Looks like they are starting all over (again)
Anonymous said…
Can't wait for the 09 season. Should be interesting.