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Ledecky Breaks Her Own World Record, Adds To her Medal Count

Swimming phenom Katie Ledecky broke her own world record in the 400-meter freestyle event at the Pan Pacific Championship in Australia Aug. 23 and added to her gold medal count. According to WTOP, the Bethesda native swam the race in 3:58.37, nearly half a second faster than her record. This was her fourth gold medal of the meet […]

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County’s First Organic Turf Field Behind Schedule

The first organic turf field in Montgomery County being built at Gaithersburg’s Lakelands Park is weeks behind schedule. The field, to be installed using 100 percent organic coconut fibers, rice husk and cork infill instead of traditional black rubber, was set to be done by Aug. 15. It now looks like it won’t be ready until […]

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From Mom To MMA Fighter, Silver Spring’s Morgan Dailey Makes her Debut

University of Maryland senior Morgan Dailey has a lot on her plate- work on her double major of criminal justice and global terrorism, an internship and caring for her one-year-old daughter. On Saturday she will also step into the cage to make her debut as a Mixed Marshal Arts fighter. “At first I did it for a good workout,” […]

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Ledecky Takes Two Gold Medals in Pan Pacific Championships

Olympic Gold Medalist, World Record Holder and Bethesda native Katie Ledecky is finding more success in the Pan Pacific Championships happening now in Australia. Thursday, she accounted for two of the ten gold medals earned by the United States team so far in meet. The 17-year-old won the women’s 200-meter freestyle, with a time of 1:55.74 […]

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Swing from the Treetops in Rockville (Video)

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Enjoy an adventure at Go Ape! in Rockville and zip through the treetops. Take a look: For more information, visit the Go Ape! website online.

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Metro Extends Service for Redskins Preseason Game on Aug. 18

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Metro officials have announced that Metrorail service will be extended for an additional hour following the Redskins preseason game on Monday, Aug. 18 at FedEx Field. Riders traveling during the additional hour should enter the system at Morgan Boulevard or Largo Town Center stations no later than 12:10 a.m. to ensure that they make the […]

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Quince Orchard’s Head Football Coach John Kelley Talks Concussion Safety

This is John Kelley’s first year as head football coach for the Quince Orchard High School team. He talks about concussion safety in this MyMCMedia Extra.   Related posts:  

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Spirit Must Win Aug. 16 to Make Playoffs

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The Washington Spirit Soccer Team play their final regular season home game Saturday, Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. against Sky Blue FC. If the Spirit win they will finish third in the U.S. Soccer Women’s League and earn a playoff spot. Seattle and FCKC both clinched a spot in the playoffs along with home field […]

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Quince Orchard Cougars Set to Roar Under New Head Coach (Video)

Armed with a bullhorn, John Kelley barked orders in his new role as head coach of the Quince Orchard High School football team. Kelly took over the head coaching job from longtime coach Dave Mencarini who left to coach at Urbana High School. Mencarini built the football program at the school as one of the […]

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Quince Orchard’s New Football Coach Takes to the Field and the Bullhorn (Video)

The Quince Orchard High School varsity football team in Gaithersburg took to the field Wednesday in the first official practice for the fall season and for the first time under new head coach John Kelley. Kelley replaces longtime coach Dave Mencarini who moved to coach the team at Urbana High School.  Kelley may have a new title but […]

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