The Washington Spirit

September 6, 2017

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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August 30, 2017

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County

Your daily rundown of five stories and events happening today, Aug. 30, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. PSC Hearing: The Maryland Public Service Commission wants to know what you think of Pepco’s proposed rate hike that would increase the average customer’s bill by $7.37 per month. A public hearing takes place tonight, beginning at 6:30 […]

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May 27, 2017

Weekend Planner, May 26 – May 29 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion’s current exhibition, Drawing for Art, is on display from now through June 6. This exhibit has a twist, buy a ticket for a drawing on June 6 and go home with an original piece of artwork. The Rockville Art League […]

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May 18, 2017

UPDATED Weekend Planner, May 19 – May 21 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion currently has two exhibits on display through this weekend, the 31st Biennial of the Creative Crafts Council and The Space Between. Admission is free; hours are posted, here. The Rockville Art League Juried Members’ Show is on exhibit at Glenview Mansion from […]

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May 16, 2017

Teen Soccer Star Mallory Pugh Begins Training with the Washington Spirit (VIDEO)

Forward Mallory Pugh, who recently celebrated her 19th birthday, is now training with the Washington Spirit as she prepares to make her National Women’s Soccer League debut on Saturday night against FC Kansas City. At a news conference on Tuesday, Pugh said her new teammates have been extremely welcoming and she said there were smiles […]

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April 12, 2017

Five Things to Know Today, April 12, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 12, in Montgomery County: 1. The county’s departments of environmental protection and transportation are celebrating Transportation Week with a Bikeshare promotion in Friendship Heights from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Ride On Customer Appreciation at the Lakeforest Transit Center from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and an […]

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January 3, 2017

Dunn Leaves Washington Spirit to Play for Chelsea Ladies FC

The Washington Spirit has announced that forward Crystal Dunn has signed a deal to play for Chelsea Ladies FC in the FA WSL in England. “On behalf of the entire Spirit organization and our fans, I want to thank Crystal for her years of commitment and outstanding performance,” said general manager and head coach Jim […]

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October 4, 2016

Washington Spirit’s Coach Gabarra on Heading to NWSL Final (VIDEO)

The Washington Spirit is heading to the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) finals on Oct. 9th after winning a close semi-final game against the Chicago Red Stars on Sept. 30th. MyMCMedia caught up with Head Coach Jim Gabarra during the team’s practice ahead of Sunday’s game. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Gabarra talks about the […]

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October 4, 2016

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda is a health department update about the Zika virus, a Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) update about efforts to reduce class size, and a 1:30 p.m. public hearing about the future of […]

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October 3, 2016

Washington Spirit Advances to NWSL Final (VIDEO & PHOTO)

The Washington Spirit is officially heading to the Nationals Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) finals after Francisca Ordega scored the game winning goal in a 2-1 overtime victory over the Chicago Red Stars at a packed stadium at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds on Sept. 30th. It was perfect timing for U.S. Women’s National Team star Ali Krieger […]

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