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Daryl Schultz is a retired MCPS teacher and varsity coach.  For the past 25 years he has enjoyed sports, outdoors, pet and family event photography. He brings over three decades of experience as a teacher, basketball, lacrosse and volleyball coach. Living in Olney,  you may find him covering and blogging on nearby private and public school sporting events.  Daryl, an avid year-round fisherman, may even blog with details on his latest expeditions. Daryl’s freelance photography and blog will be here on www.mymcmedia.org and he can be contacted at baycountryphoto@gmail.com.

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Poolesville's Girls Win 2A MPSSAA State Championship in Perfect Fashion

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Towson, Maryland SECU Arena Saturday March 10, 2018 The season of perfection ended perfectly Saturday with a 63-23 Poolesville victory over Queen Anne’s High School. The well deserved 2A MPSSAA State Championship capped a 27 win season without a loss, a remarkable season to say the least. Much like yesterday the young women of Poolesville […]

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Poolesville Defeats Gwynn Park 61-49 in MPSSAA 2A State Semifinal

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Towson, Maryland SECU Arena March 9th 2018 The undefeated Poolesville girls were off to a very fast start scoring 10 unanswered points to begin the 2A state semifinal game and they never relinquished the lead. To put it clearly, they came to play and Gwynn Park did not know what hit them. Throughout the game […]

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Perry Hall Defeats Gaithersburg 85-62 in 4A Boys MPSSAA Semifinal at Xfinity Center

Perry Hall vs Gaithersburg Boys 4A BB 3-8-18

College Park Maryland Xfinity Center Thursday March 8, 2018 Gaithersburg’s outstanding season came to an end with their loss to defending MD 4A State Champions Perry Hall.  The Trojans had a successful season because the goal of any basketball program is to get to College Park and play for a championship.  As I watched the […]

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Perry Hall Defeats Paint Branch in the 4A North Regional Championship

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Paint Branch High School, Burtonsville, Maryland Saturday March 3, 2018 Paint Branch has had an outstanding 2017-2018 season, unfortunately it came to an end Saturday afternoon when Perry Hall, the defending Maryland 4A State Champions came to the Panther home court.  The Gators came with a considerable size advantage which initially did not seem have […]

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Paint Branch Defeats Springbrook to Move on in State 4A Playoffs

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Springbrook High School, Silver Spring, Maryland Wednesday February 28th 2018 Beginning with the tip off the boys 4A playoff game between Paint Branch and host Springbrook was off to a flying start. Springbrook could not find the range and missed many shots they normally make. Those misses allowed Paint Branch to get off to a […]

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Springbrook Defeats Blair 82-45 in 4A MD State Playoff Action

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The Blair Blazers had their work cut out for them as they traveled to Springbrook for a round two 4A  State playoff game, Monday, Feb. 28.  Springbrook would be without a key player who suffered a serious season ending ankle injury in the final regular season game against Blake. The game was never in doubt […]

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Clarksburg Defeats Quince Orchard 80-66 in First Round of Maryland State Playoffs

Clarksburg at Quince Orchard Boys BB 2-23-18

Quince Orchard High School Friday February 23, 2018 The defending 4A Regional Champions and MD State Finalist in 2017 played host to Clarksburg Friday night.  The 80-66 defeat of the Cougars by the Coyotes does not reflect how close the game was as I watched the back and forth battle.  Both teams had balanced scoring […]

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Northwest Jaguars Defeat Blake Bengals 80-64 Friday Night

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Northwest varsity boys basketball team played Blake Friday night in Silver Spring. Northwest can beat you many different ways.  If you play zone they shoot over it successfully.  If you play man to man they will beat you off the dribble, and if they miss a shot they will put it back in the basket […]

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Paint Branch Dominates Sherwood 77-40 Win Jan. 12

Paint Branch at Sherwood Boys Basketball 1-12-18

Sherwood High School, Friday January 12, Sandy Spring. The Panthers of Paint Branch were in control of Friday night’s basketball game from the very beginning and with in the first four minutes were ahead 16-4 over the Warriors of Sherwood. Paint Branch is certainly one of the basketball powers in Montgomery county this season and […]

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Sherwood Defeats Crosstown Olney Rival Magruder, 71-59

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Friday December 15, 2017 Sherwood High School Sandy Springs, Maryland. Early season basketball games between rivals brings a different competitive aspect when community bragging rights are on the line.  Friday night presented Sherwood an opportunity to show who is best in Olney when they faced Magruder on their home court. Sherwood launched several three point […]

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