2022-2023 Staff

Maximo Legaspi
Editor-in-Chief

Maximo Legaspi

Maximo Legaspi is a senior at DeMatha, and serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Stagline. Maximo takes an interest in foreign and current affairs, especially concerning geopolitics, government, and social issues. He also enjoys...

Heath Alexander
Current Events Editor

Heath Alexander

Heath Alexander is a junior at DeMatha. He is an aspiring photographer, artist, and journalist. Heath takes an interest toward historic events, pop culture, and political issues. Passionate about pursuing the truth, he will...

Daman Decker
Student Voice Editor

Daman Decker

Daman is a senior at DeMatha. He is a part of the DeMatha cross country team and a former member of the varsity football team. He is also involved in the DeMatha players and the Voices of DeMatha. Daman's interests in writing...

Darin Martin
Sports Editor

Darin Martin

Darin Martin is a junior at DeMatha and is a member of the varsity soccer team. A native of PG County, Darin enjoys writing and talking about sports such as soccer, basketball, and football.

Aidan Adams
Staff Writer

Aidan Adams

Aidan is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He is from Hyattsville, Maryland and has a brother who also attends DeMatha. He is a member of the DeMatha varsity lacrosse program and is also a member of DeMatha's fishing...

Isaiah Arnold
Staff Writer

Isaiah Arnold

Isaiah is a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School. He is one of three Arnolds to attend DeMatha. Isaiah loves playing basketball and is a three-year member of DeMatha's varsity team. He is also a member of the BSU at DeMatha. Isaiah...

Jeremiah Boyer
Staff Writer

Jeremiah Boyer

Jeremiah is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He moved to Maryland from Philadelphia when he entered his freshman year. A member of DeMatha's freshman basketball team last year, he plans to try out for the varsity...

Nijel Cross
Staff Writer

Nijel Cross

Nijel is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. A Bowie resident, Nijel is a big sports fan. His favorite teams are the New England Patriots and the Indianapolis Colts, and he is a big LeBron James fan. Nijel is a part...

Michael Dixon
Staff Writer

Michael Dixon

Michael Dixon is a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School. He plays volleyball for a national team. Michael loves to cook and listen to music. Some of his favorite artists are The Weeknd, Frank Ocean, Bryson Tiller, and Beyoncé....

Naim Dominique
Staff Writer

Naim Dominique

Naim Dominique is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. Born in Brooklyn, New York, Naim moved to Maryland when he was 6 years old. He is a member of DeMatha's Video Game Club and likes to play ping pong every Thursday...

Terry Dorsey
Staff Writer

Terry Dorsey

Terry Dorsey is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He plays football and lacrosse and runs track. Terry’s hobbies include making money, skating, and spending time with his family. He believes that family time is ver...

DeRae Edwards
Staff Writer

De’Rae Edwards

De'Rae is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He is a PG County native and plays on the varsity football team. One of De'Rae's interests at DeMatha is photography. He is a Dallas Cowboys fan.

Landon Ekuban
Staff Writer

Landon Ekuban

Landon Ekuban is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He was born in Bowie. Landon enjoys playing basketball and running track. He is also interested in video games like NBA 2K and Madden. Landon is a fan of the Baltimore...

Kamron Frye
Staff Writer

Kamron Frye

Kamron is a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School. He is from Fredericksburg, Virginia and transferred last year right after Covid started clearing up. Kamron is a part of the Stags varsity football team where he starts at left...

Amir Furby
Staff Writer

Amir Furby

Amir Furby is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He had an interesting path to get here. Ask him about it. Amir enjoys playing football and working out. He was a part of the JV football squad, which went undefeated thi...

Byron Guzman
Staff Writer

Byron Guzman

Byron Guzman is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He is on the school's JV hockey team and is a member of the DeMatha Latino Community. Byron likes to debate about comics and supernatural abilities and which ones...

Nate Hampton
Staff Writer

Nate Hampton

Nate Hampton is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He is a starting offensive lineman on DeMatha's varsity football team. Nate likes to train and work on his craft. He intends to become a top offensive lineman in...

Bryce Harvey
Staff Writer

Bryce Harvey

Bryce Harvey is a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School. He grew up in Bowie and attended St. Ambrose Middle School. In his years at DeMatha, Bryce has been on the track team and participated in the band. Both of these activities...

Prashant Hill
Staff Writer

Prashant Hill

Prashant is a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School. He is from Charlotte, North Carolina and plays on DeMatha's varsity basketball team. Basketball is Prashant's main hobby, but off the court he has interest in becoming an...

Justen Howard
Staff Writer

Justen Howard

Justen Howard is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. Justen is from Bowie and is a part of the school's JV basketball team. Among his hobbies outside of school, Justens likes to play basketball and hang out with friends....

Tristan Hunter
Staff Writer

Tristan Hunter

Tristan Hunter is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He is a member of the varsity track team. Among Tristan's hobbies, he enjoys video games and listening to music. He was born in Annapolis but was raised mainly...

Adonis Johnson
Staff Writer

Adonis Johnson

Adonis is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He rows on DeMatha's novice crew team. His hobbies and interests include crew, video games, and watching football and basketball games. Adonis is from Augusta, Georgia...

Marvin Kearney II
Staff Writer

Marvin Kearney II

Marvin Kearney II is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He is from Washington, D.C. and is a fan of all DMV teams. Some of Marvin's hobbies are watching sports, playing video games, and debating about sports.

Jacques Kearns
Staff Writer

Jacques Kearns

Jacques Kearns is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School and is a member of the school's JV soccer team. A D.C. resident, Jacques is a big Commanders and Wizards fan. He loves to talk about sports and is in the Sports...

Onyemaechi Mbanefo
Staff Writer

Onyemaechi Mbanefo

Onyemaechi Mbanefo is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. Raised in Washington D.C., Maechi likes to be around the JV basketball team as most of his friends are on the squad. Maechi enjoys playing basketball, debating...

Malcom McCraw
Staff Writer

Malcom McCraw

Malcom is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He loves football and is on the DeMatha's JV football team. In Malcom's free time, he likes to play video games and work out. He is a fan of the Baltimore Ravens, who he...

Stephen McDonald
Staff Writer

Stephen McDonald

Stephen McDonald is a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School. He has served as the lead play-by-play commentator for JV and freshman basketball and varsity hockey and has been the color commentator for varsity football games. Stephen...

Anthony Miller
Staff Writer

Anthony Miller

Anthony is a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School. He plays on the varsity football team and enjoys playing and watching sports in his free time. He also enjoys playing video games. Anthony is from Baltimore, Maryland and...

Jason Moore
Staff Writer

Jason Moore

Jason Moore is a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School. He was a member of DeMatha's varsity football team. Born in Washington, D.C. and raised in PG County, Jason loves to play football and basketball. He also likes to play...

Andrew Newman
Staff Writer

Andrew Newman

Andrew is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School and is on both the JV football team and the track team. He is from Upper Marlboro and has a twin brother who also attends DeMatha. Growing up, Andrew played football and...

Luke OHare
Staff Writer

Luke O’Hare

Luke is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He is a part of the school's football and baseball teams. During his free time, Luke enjoys playing basketball and Xbox with his friends. Luke is a fan of the New England...

Brigham Pletsch
Staff Writer

Brigham Pletsch

Brigham Pletsch is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He plays for DeMatha's Varsity II hockey team. Brig lives in PG County and volunteers at his church. He also loves to read and play video games. Brigham also loves...

Andy Ruiz
Staff Writer

Andy Ruiz

Andy Ruiz is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. His passion is soccer. He started in the midfield for DeMatha's JV soccer team this past fall and hopes to be on the varsity team next year. In his free time, Andy likes...

Darian Simpkins
Staff Writer

Darian Simpkins

Darian is a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School. He has been on the varsity football team for three years after never playing before high school. Outside of school, Darian regularly gives back to the community by doing service...

Brandon Smith
Staff Writer

Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith is a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School. He was the starting center on the varsity football team this past fall. Brandon had nine scholarship offers. He has decided to continue his academic and athletic career...

Xavier Sydnor
Staff Writer

Xavier Sydnor

Xavier Sydnor is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School and is a member of the school's Ecology Club. He loves a good story and enjoys reading about sports topics and statistics. Outside of sports, Xavier is interested...

William Walker
Staff Writer

William Walker

William is a junior at DeMatha Catholic High School. Born and raised in D.C., William is part of the baseball team as well as the sports debate, video game, and social justice clubs at DeMatha. An aspiring sports journalist,...

Caden Walton
Staff Writer

Caden Walton

Caden is a sophomore at DeMatha Catholic High School. He loves to play basketball and hopes to have a future with the sport. Born in Detroit, Caden moved here when his mom attained a new job during his 8th grade year. Caden...

Jaden Winston
Staff Writer

Jaden Winston

Jaden is a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School. He is on the varsity basketball team and serves as the team's senior leader. Basketball takes up almost all of Jaden's free time, but in the free time he does get to have he...

Brendon Wyatt
Staff Writer

Brendon Wyatt

Brendon is a senior at DeMatha Catholic High School. He plays football and runs track. On the football team, Brendon plays running back. He is a short distance sprinter on the track team. Brendon likes to play video games...

Cory Puffett 10
Advisor

Cory Puffett ’10

Mr. Puffett teaches print and broadcast journalism at DeMatha, is the play-by-play announcer for our varsity football and basketball teams, and is our head cross country coach. A PG County native, Mr. Puffett has deep roots...

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