Archive by Author

A Little Bit of Luck and a Lot of Heart (Photos)

As I sit and watch the Redskins/Patriots pre-season game I already know he has what it takes. He is Travis Hawkins, #42, and a rookie on the New England Patriots – a MoCo local. I first put my lens on Travis about 2005 when he played for Coach Dave Mencarini at Quince Orchard. The hey-days […]

0 Comments Read more »

Youth Soccer Championships – Maryland SoccerPlex (Photos)

photo of My favorite team DMCV GU17 fight it out with a local Virginia team - the VSA Heat 96 Blue

I had the pleasure all this week to photograph the youth soccer championships put on by the US Youth Soccer organization. I was covering for the non-profit Cal South Soccer out of Fullerton, Ca. Cal South had 21 teams advance to the #RoadtoMD playoffs – where 6 of their teams advanced as champions. Here are […]

0 Comments Read more »

Day 4: Quicken Loans National Champion Justin Rose

One extra hole of golf, a little drama in the water around the last green, a trophy on a bed of roses, young children rushing into their father’s grasp who just became the double-winner of the Quicken Loans National, Justin Rose. It all happened right there before us on the par four 18th hole with […]

0 Comments Read more »

Day 3: Saluting Our Heroes at Quicken Loans National (PHOTOS)

The Quicken Loans National (QLN) as title sponsor for the Tiger Woods Foundation prides itself on its commitment to celebrating the men and women of the Armed Forces. During tournament week, over 30,000 military personnel are provided free admission. Throughout the course, you are reminded of the military ties to this area. Perhaps the most […]

0 Comments Read more »

Caddie Day the Second Day of #QLNational

photo of Quicken Loans National Trophy

You may never have heard of Brent Henley, Jeff Weber, Mike Greller or Joe Lacava on the PGA Tour but these are caddies and they are out there in camera view. The key names may change from week to week depending on the gig or the foibles of their managers. But one thing is for […]

0 Comments Read more »

Earlier Leaders in First Day of #QLNational

photo of Quicken Loans National Trophy

I knew this morning it was the first day of the Quicken Loans National when the MetLife Blimp flew over the house on its way to Bethesda. I purposely got a late start because I met my riding buddy at Lakeforest to cycle 15 miles around the mall at 6 a.m. A quick workout, shower […]

0 Comments Read more »

Behind the Greens

Wednesday’s during a golf tournament is the lite day. It is time for all to work out the last kinks before the show begins. For volunteers, it’s their time to rehearse well-known roles or learn new ones. Volunteers are the heart and soul of running any public event. The Quicken Loans National is no exception. […]

0 Comments Read more »

I Feel Old (As He Smiles)

Here comes the next generation – and making the cut. Tiger Woods came to Bethesda MD today and met with the media. Tomorrow, he will play in the Pro-Am of his signature tournament at Congressional Country Club. But, Thursday it’s for real. Today Tiger admitted, “I feel old”. He gave that response to the world […]

0 Comments Read more »

Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

photo of Alyssa Thomas

If ever you have been or if you ever go to Nashville, you must go to the Ryman Auditorium. There in a converted church is the chapel of all Country Music. Tonight the NCAA moves their premier women’s basketball weekend event into the Ryman Auditorium where there will be a celebration full of country music, […]

0 Comments Read more »

Alyssa Leading the People

Like the famous Eugene Delacroix painting Liberty Leading the People where Liberty is holding the flag of the French Revolution, Alyssa Thomas, a basketball forward superior, will this weekend lead her University of Maryland teammates towards a Women’s NCAA National Championship. Senior Alyssa Thomas was recently named ACC Player of the Year for the third […]

1 Comment Read more »