Sports

September 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Spirit Goalkeeper to Take Leave of Absence

The goalkeeper for the Washington Spirit is taking a medical leave of absence, according to a tweet she posted Wednesday. “It is with great difficulty that the Spirit and I have decided that I will take a medical leave of absence for the remainder of the season,” Stephanie Labbe said. The National Women’s Soccer League […]

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September 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Landon Wins Season Opener Against Whitman in Nonconference Play (PHOTOS)

Two Bethesda high school varsity football teams began their season with a nonconference match this afternoon. It was the Walt Whitman Vikings against the Landon Bears, the game was played at Landon’s Triplett Field at Bordley Stadium. The final score was 34-0, Landon. The Bears returned the kickoff with a touchdown run in the first […]

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July 31, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Bethesda Big Train Wins Cal Ripken Collegiate Championship Series, 4-2, Over Baltimore Redbirds (VIDEO)

The Bethesda Big Train baseball team defeated the Baltimore Redbirds, 4 – 2, in front of a packed crowd at Shirley Povich Field on Sunday night to win the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League’s League Championship Series for the sixth time in the league’s 13 year history. It was an exciting finish as Sunday night’s […]

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July 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Flag Passing Ceremony in Bethesda Honors Wounded Warriors (VIDEO)

“As an amputee every day is hard,” Captain Christy Wise,co-captain for Invictus Games Team USA 2017, said. “I trip all the time. I always have extra hardware. I have to carry legs with me everywhere I go.” A tragic boating accident in 2015 is why Wise, a pilot in the United States Air Force, had her right […]

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July 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

City of Gaithersburg to Host 5th Annual Sports Fest for Youth

The City of Gaithersburg will host its fifth annual Sports Fest at Bohrer Park, 506 South Frederick Avenue, on July 15. Youth entering grades K through 8 will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and activities free of charge. “This is a celebration of youth sports in our community to show […]

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July 6, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Recap of 2017 Quicken Loans National Tournament in Potomac (VIDEO& PHOTOS)

The eyes of the golf world were on Montgomery County for the eleventh annual 2017 Quicken Loans National Tournament held at TPC Potomac. “I came out with a buddy of mine to enjoy some PGA golf,” Dave Hansen, Washington D.C. resident said. “Out of all of the majors and the tournaments I attend, this is […]

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July 3, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Kyle Stanley Edges Out Charles Howell III in Playoff to Win Quicken Loans National (PHOTOS)

Action from the final day at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm culminated with a playoff round between Charles Howell III and Kyle Stanley. At the end of the round, Kyle Stanley emerged as this year’s Quicken Loans National Champion, making this his second tour win. Stanley qualifies for the Masters as well as other future […]

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July 2, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Kyle Stanley Wins Quicken Loans National (VIDEO)

It’s the second PGA Tour win for Kyle Stanley, who is the 2017 Quicken Loans National Champion. This year’s competition took place at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. “It feels really good,” Kyle said. “A great golf course and it definitely took some of my best golf today” With Sunday’s win, Stanley now ranks as […]

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July 1, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

3rd Round at TPC Potomac – A Hot One!

Third round play of the Quicken Loans National began at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm early on Saturday with the weather a concern and the leaders scrambling. After two rounds it was David Lingmerth at 10 under par with Geoff Ogilvy at 9 under.  By mid afternoon a typical mid-Atlantic thunderstorm blew through Potomac delaying play […]

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June 29, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Justin Thomas on Quicken Loans National’s New Course: “It’s Really Tough” (VIDEO)

Professional golfer Justin Thomas, who is the number 12 player in the world, describes the new course for the Quicken Loans National at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm as “very major like.” In an interview on the eve of the tournament, he said it’s going to be a tough course and he’s hoping his game […]

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