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MoCo Football at Its Best

Circa 2012 – a local high school gym, Quince Orchard (QO) boys basketball team was about to lose when the chants started “Old Mill, Old Mill”. Opposing school teenagers rubbing salt in a fresh wound. You see QO lost a few months earlier in the 2011 4A State Football Championship in the last seconds to […]

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Friday Night Lights – Bring The Funk

It’s Black Friday night – the day after Thanksgiving and it is cold championship weather here in Montgomery County. We have the “Flickmeister” filming the Duval vs. Northwest game over in Germantown to decide who moves on to the 4A Championship game in Baltimore. And then there’s me – “Photoloaf “– taking pics and tweeting […]

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Great Seneca Supremacy (PHOTOS)

Ok, it boils down to this – Northwest travels down Route 119 to Quince Orchard’s Cougar Dome Friday night for the next edition of the Battle for Great Seneca Supremacy. Neither team, in my humble opinion, is the best in MoCo. That status currently belongs to the resident school on Ridge Road, Damascus. But because […]

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The Political Arena Backstage (PHOTOS)

I scratched my head and wondered just why I was driving to MCM’s studio to watch their reporting of the county and state election returns. It’s been a long time since I watched live programming inside a studio. I have to go back to days at WSYR station in Syracuse, New York and watching a […]

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Friday Night Star-Lights

November brings a change of fortunes in high school football. Teams have that opportunity to step up and define how their story ends. Will it be redemption, an anointment, or a dream slipping away – tough choices in tough weather conditions – that’s November football here in the DMV. Saturday November 1 – Quince Orchard […]

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MoCo Sports and MCM’s Friday Night Lights Moves to Saturday Night

Yep, you read the title correctly – I am going over Saturday night to cover the Battle of Great Seneca – Part III in Germantown. Quince Orchard travels up Great Seneca Highway to visit undefeated Northwest in a MoCo 4A West neighborhood matchup. The road to M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore and a possible state […]

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Bullis Running Back Devonte Williams Dominates Against Landon

It was the Devonte Williams show in Potomac on Friday night at the campus of The Bullis School. The Landon defense tried hard to contain Williams but the senior running back found a way to reach the end zone five times. I unofficially have him at 200-plus yards due in part to his runs of […]

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Tonight’s Friday Night Lights – Landon vs. Bullis

Tonight, I will travel to Potomac to catch the match-up between Landon and Bullis at 7 p.m. You can follow all the game action on Twitter at @Photoloaf or @MyMCMedia. MyMCMedia will provide a game synopsis on its website and on Facebook. Also, check out my website at http://sugarloafphoto.smugmug.com/MCMsports after the game for highlight photos of […]

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Friday Night Star-Lights Part 2

October high school football games are the tease for what we can expect to come in November as teams stretch to make playoff spots. It does not matter what division or conference a team plays in they all have an eye set on the prize of extending their season or perhaps spoiling another’s. These October […]

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A Fall Photo Blog Season is upon Me

I consider the first weekend of October as the most colorful month in the greater DMV. Football, pumpkins, soybeans in farm fields turning gold, red uniforms of our local teams (Nats and Terps), colorful cyclists, clear blue sky, mums and of course turning leaves. Color is everywhere. I was able to tote my camera around […]

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