Jack Conger known for his backstroke and freestyle times, is proving he’s a force in butterfly too. This morning, Conger, a sophomore at the University of Texas and graduate of Good Counsel High School in Olney, set an NCAA, American and U.S. Open record in the 200 butterfly at the 2015 Big 12 Swimming Championship […]
It was a send-off worthy of champions at the Wheaton Ice Arena Tuesday night. About a dozen skaters performed short programs in a celebration for two of their very own ice dancing teams headed to the World Junior Figure Skating Championship in Tallinn, Estonia in March. Skating pair Lorraine McNamara and Quinn Carpenter and the […]
Montgomery Parks is hosting a special celebration at Wheaton Ice Arena on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. for skaters who have returned from the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Greensboro, NC as well as those heading out for International Championship Competitions. The skaters will be performing in various competitions in the U.S. and abroad, representing […]
Seneca Valley’s English teacher Albert Song was just named Winston Churchill High School’s football coach. Song is a 1996 Churchill graduate, who has spent the past six years as an assistant coach for Seneca Valley High School and the team’s offensive coordinator the past two seasons. Prior to coaching at Seneca Valley, Song was an […]
City of Gaithersburg Coach Dwayne Henry was presented with the Dennis Callahan Good Sports Award by the Mid-Atlantic Recreation and Parks’ Sports Alliance (MARPSA) at a special reception and awards ceremony in Annapolis on Feb. 2. Named after Dennis Callahan, co-founder of MARPSA and former Director of Anne Arundel County Parks and Recreation Department, the […]
Olympian and world-record holder Katie Ledecky swam her last meet as a senior for Stone Ridge High School at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Championships in Germantown Feb. 5-7. Hear her thoughts on her high school career in this new briefing after the meet.
Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner, Chair of the Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (T and E) Committee, applauded the Feb. 10 unanimous approval by the Council of a resolution that he introduced supporting the use of plant-derived materials for infill in future artificial turf field projects. “For years, community members have expressed concerns about […]
The Division 2 Bocce Ball championships were recently held at Clarksburg High School. Six Montgomery County Public Schools – Damascus, Clarksburg, Northwest, Quince Orchard, Seneca Valley and Watkins Mill – participated on this day. County Cable Montgomery’s Photographer Mike Springirth has the story: You can also watch this report on The Bottom Line. Visit our […]
It is the hottest meet of the season for high school swimmers in Montgomery County and this year’s Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships in Germantown did not disappoint. There were fans with signs, coaches the crazy pants, seniors making their last reach for the wall. And, oh yes, there was an Olympian there […]
Stone Ridge’s swim coach Bob Walker shares his thoughts on what it has been like having an Olympic athlete and world record-holder on his team.