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Youth Soccer Championship Expected to Attract Tens of Thousands to Montgomery County

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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 […]

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New Sport Sweeping Nation: FootGolf Debuts at Northwest Golf Course (VIDEO)

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 […]

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NFL’s Moise Fokou Gets Kids Moving At Bullis (VIDEOS)

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 […]

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County’s World Cup Viewing Party (Video)

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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.

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Gaithersburg Sportsfest Set for July 19

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, […]

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Spirit Keep Playoff Hopes Alive with Win Over Flash

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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 […]

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County to Host World Cup Viewing Party in Silver Spring

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Montgomery County will host a free World Cup Soccer final viewing party on Sunday, July 13 at Silver Spring Veterans Plaza at the corner of Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive. The final match for the 2014 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup, scheduled to begin at 3 p.m., will be aired on a […]

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President Obama Spends Saturday Golfing in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

President Barack Obama was spotted golfing on Saturday afternoon at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, a championship course, located in Montgomery County. A Potomac resident captured these photos:

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Montgomery College Athletic Awards (Video)

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Several Montgomery College Raptor athletes have received prestigious post-season awards following the spring sports seaon. MCTV’s Michael Brown has the story. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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Fast Storms End Fast Swims at County Meet (PHOTOS and VIDEO)

Swimmers took to the blocks on July 8 at the Montgomery County Swim League’s (MCSL) Coaches Long Course meet at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center until a fast-moving storm took the place of the fast swimming. Coaches, volunteers and swimmers talk about the excitement and fun of summer competitive swimming in this report by […]

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