The Baltimore Celtic U16 team was among the top US Youth Soccer teams in the nation crowned this weekend at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds. Ninety-six teams competed in the event that drew under-14 through under-18 boys and girls age groups to conclude the final stage of the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championship Series […]
The Montgomery County Swim League‘s 57th annual All Stars are underway at the Rockville Municipal Swim Center. This marks the end of the summer swimming season for the league. You can read a preview of the races at Reach for the Wall. You can also follow the action here. Eli Fouts follows up his record […]
The U.S. Youth Soccer National Championship was held at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds recently, an event that brings about $4 million in spinoff revenue to Montgomery County’s economy. MyMCMedia’s Krista Brick reports.
US Youth Soccer Director of Marketing and Communications Todd Roby talks about concussion prevention and safety at the US Youth Soccer National Championship in this MyMCMedia Extra.
The Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds is gearing up to host the U.S. Youth Soccer Association (USYSA) National Championship Series July 22-27 and the competition is expected to draw tens of thousands of spectators. USYSA is considered the country’s most prestigious national youth soccer tournament, bringing together the nation’s top 96 youth soccer teams, in the […]
There’s a new sport that’s becoming popular across the country that combines the skills of golf and soccer. It’s called FootGolf and it’s as simple as it sounds. In Montgomery County, the first FootGolf course has opened at Northwest Golf Course in Silver Spring. It’s the second FootGolf course in Maryland and the first in […]
UPDATED About 300 kids jumped through tires, sprinted and maneuvered through agility ladders at The Bullis School in Potomac at the direction of a National Football League player. No, it wasn’t an early-age football combine. It was a Root 53 Foundation event held July 12 in conjunction with the nonprofit Leveling the Playing Field aimed […]
The World Cup wrapped up in Brazil and here in the county the final game between Germany and Argentina was viewed by hundreds at Veterans Plaza in downtown Silver Spring.
The second annual Gaithersburg SportsFest will be held on Saturday, July 19 from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, 506 South Frederick Avenue and admission is free. At this youth sporting event, kids entering grades K through 8 can participate in a variety of sports including baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, […]
The Washington Spirit traveled to Sahlen Stadium in Rochester, New York and defeated the WNY Flash 1-0 on July 12. The Spirit were able to hold onto the lead after converting a penalty kick in the 53rd minute, giving them sole possession of 3rd place in the league standings and bringing them to 8-7-2 on […]