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Bishop McNamara High School strives to maintain a proud tradition in athletics. We expect our athletes, coaches and fans to represent the student body and the Bishop McNamara community by displaying the highest standards of sportsmanship and self-discipline.

Under the leadership of Athletic Director, Mr. Anthony Johnson '88, Assistant Athletic Directors Mr. Keith Goganious and Mr. Marty Keithline, the Athletic Department at Bishop McNamara seeks to educate the whole person, not just the athlete. As an extension of the classroom, athletics at Bishop McNamara seeks to instill Christian values on the playing fields, in the classroom and the community.

Bishop McNamara competes in the highly competitive Washington Catholic Athletic Conference at the Varsity and Junior Varsity levels in the following sports:
Fall - Football, Women's Tennis, Volleyball, Cross Country, Women's Soccer, Men's Soccer, and Cheerleading; Winter - Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Swimming, Wrestling, Cheerleading, and Indoor Track; Spring - Baseball, Softball, Men's Tennis, Men's Lacrosse, Women's Lacrosse, Track & Field, and Golf.


Team Coaches

Football - Keith Goganious
Men's Soccer-Luigi DeGennaro '77
Women's Soccer -Edgar Rauch '94
Tennis - Ronald Jackson
Cross Country/Track - Keith Chapman
Volleyball - Kamisha Kellam '05
Cheerleading -Dawnica Green-Adams '01
Women's Basketball - Frank Oliver, Jr.
Men's Basketball - Marty Keithline
Wrestling - Paul Wicks
Swimming - Anthony Johnson '88
Softball - Angelina Diehlmann LR '85
Baseball - Larry Prange
Women's Lacrosse - Adam Greer
Men's Lacrosse - Michael Baccala
Golf - Rodney Watts

For up to the minute scores, join Twitter with Mr. Anthony Johnson @MustangsAD

Related News

Talib Zanna '09 Breaking Records in ACC Tournament

Talib Zanna '09 scores 19 points and grabs career high 21 rebounds, which is the 3rd all time in the 61 years of the ACC Tournament. He set a 61 year old ACC Tournament Record for offensive rebounds in a game with 10. Pitt faces Colorado at 1:40 pm on Thursday on TBS.

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BMHS Indoor Track & Field Teams Take All County and All WCAC Awards

Congratulations to the student-athletes who had a fantastic year in the 2013/2014 Indoor Track and Field.  They came away with so many first and second team All County and WCAC!

All County - First Team

Thanks to all who supported the Baseball Softball Fundraiser

The 4th Annual Baseball/Softball Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser was a huge success again this year.  The event was sold out!  We would like to thank Sharper Cut, Inc for being a sponsor this year!  The Sharper Cut, Inc. Landscapes is a landscape design and build company in Upper Marlboro, MD that provides services to  Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC and is owned and operated by Bill and Justin Banford who are alumni of BMHS! Mark your calendar for our 5th annual Fundraising event!  Hope to see you there.

The BMHS Dance Team wins First at MAPDA Winter Invitational

Congratulations to the BMHS Dance Team for their 1st place win in all categories of dance  at the MAPDA Winter Invitational competition at Oxon Hill High School on February 22, 2014.  Our team won 1st place trophies in lyrical, jazz, and hip hop. Bijon Lane '14 won 1st place captain award for hip hop and Alisha Peek '14 won 1st place captain award for Lyrical & Jazz. Great job Ladies!

McNamara Hoops Upsets St. John's in WCAC Quarterfinals

The McNamara Hoops' upset of St. John's was one for the record books. With no starting seniors, the young team beat a team that, most recently, had been ranked 11th in the entire country. The team went on to face Paul VI in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference semifinals at American University that ended in a loss for the Hoops at 67 to 41. Watch the video below and make sure to come out and support the Mustangs next year! ‪

Alfred Bannister - Among Nations Best Wrestler

Senior Alfred "Baby J" Bannister has just won his fourth straight Maryland State title, as well as being named the Maryland Independent Schools Championships Outstanding Wrestler. Baby J, the winningest high school wrestler in Maryland history.

Congratulations, Baby J. Below is some of the latest media on Alfred.

Sports Illustrated Faces in the Crowd 

2014 Spring Track and Field

Sign up for the 2014 Spring Track and Field season will be from Monday February 10th and end on Tuesday February 25th. Sign up will be in the Fine Arts Gym between 4:00 pm and 6:30 pm. Please locate head coach Keith Chapman. Contact information is 301-442-2033 (cell), or

Alfred Bannister '14 Breaks State Record for Wins

Following tying the Maryland State Wrestling Association record for career wins at the Patriot Duals on Saturday, January 25, Alfred J. "Baby J" Bannister '14 and the Mustang Wrestling Team travelled to Gonzaga College High School on Sunday, January 26, to take on the Eagles. Baby J, wrestling at 145 lbs, again pinned his opponent in the first period for his 250th career high school win. The win set a new Maryland record and was an added achievement to a wrestler that, in his high school career alone, has achieved near unparalleled success as a:

Induction Ceremony Honors 2014 Hall of Fame Members

Thank you to all who attended the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. Congratulations to our new Hall of Fame Inductees (see below). We have prepared a slide show of the event for your enjoyment.  Refresh page if slide show does not start automatically.

BMHS Student-athletes selected to MD All-State Football Team

Congratulations go to our four Bishop McNamara student-athletes who were selected to the Maryland All-State Football Team:

Damian Prince '14– Consensus First Team All-State

Jordan Crockett '14 – Private School First Team All-State

Ramar Williams '16 – Private School Second Team All-State

Camari Murray '16– Private School Honorable Mention All-State