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Washington Spirit Play UVA on March 28 at SoccerPlex

The Washington Spirit will face the University of Virginia on Saturday, March 28 at the Maryland Soccerplex. Last week, the Spirit won convincingly in a preseason match up against Virginia Tech, 4-0. UVA is a perennial power in women’s college soccer consistently finishing as one of the top teams in the country. Last year the […]

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Washington Spirit Players Train for Season Ahead (VIDEO)

The Washington Spirit is a professional women’s soccer team based here in Montgomery County. They made the playoffs last year and are training to win it all this year. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Before the Spirit takes on Kansas City on April 18, they are playing some exhibition games against some college teams. The Spirit […]

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Groundskeeper of the Year (PHOTO)

Jim Farrell, a work force leader with the city of Gaithersburg’s Department of Public Works, was named Groundskeeper of the Year by the Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches. The award was presented at a ceremony in the Camden Yards Warehouse in Baltimore on February 7th. A thirty-three year veteran with the City of Gaithersburg, […]

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Churchill Hockey Honored by County Council (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Winston Churchill High School ice hockey team was honored by the Montgomery County Council on March 24 for their winning record and ranking as the No.1 team in the Washington area by the The Washington Post. Coach Ray McKenzie’s team from Potomac finished with a 20-1 record, scored 162 goals this season while allowing […]

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Local Swimmer Haase Takes Breaststroke NCAA Title (VIDEO)

Our Lady of Good Counsel graduate Sara Haase won her first NCAA national title in the 100-yard breaststroke at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships over the weekend. Haase won the race by .06 of a second with a time of 58.32. Read full coverage on Haase’s performance, here. You can watch her race here.

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Bethesda Swimmer Tops Podium at Jr. Nationals in Orlando

National’s Capital Swim Club’s Matthew Hirschberger made a big slash at this weekend’s NCSA Junior National Championships sweeping the mid-distance and distance freestyle events in Orlando. Reach For The Wall has the story about this Bethesda swimmer who has his eyes on Rio. You can read it here. Both the boys’ and girls’ NCAP teams […]

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Washington Spirit Win 4-0 in Preseason Match Against Virginia Tech

The Washington Washington Spirit opened their preseason schedule with a 4-0 victory over the Virginia Tech Hokies on March 21. The Spirit controlled a majority of possession throughout the match forcing Virginia Tech to get most of their attack on the counter or from set pieces. “What was really exciting is that we were creating […]

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Obama Attends Basketball Game in College Park Today (PHOTO)

President Barack Obama attended the Princeton vs. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay women’s basketball game in College Park today. According to online reports, President Obama was at the first round NCAA game to cheer on his niece, Leslie Robinson, who plays for the undefeated Tigers. MyMCMedia’s Phil Fabrizio captured this photo (right) of Obama at the […]

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Wheaton Ice Dancing Pair Earns Silver at Jr. World Event

photo of ice skaters at Wheaton rink

Ice dancing pair Lorraine McNamara and Quinn Carpenter earned a silver medal at the World Jr. Figure Skating Championships held in Tallinn, Estonia this month. The couple practices at the Wheaton Ice Arena. You can watch their medal-winning performance here. Sibling pair of Michael and Rachel Parsons placed fourth in the competition. Check out the […]

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Washington Spirit Sign Forward Laura Del Rio

The Washington Spirit has signed forward Laura Del Rio, pending the receipt of her International Transfer Certificate (ITC). Del Rio, who is a Spanish citizen, holds a green card and therefore will not take up an international roster spot. She is expected to start training with the Spirit on Friday, March 13. Terms of the […]

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