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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 and he can be contacted at

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Northwest Wins Third Straight 4A Volleyball State Championship

College Park,MD Northwest v Arundel 11-18-17 MSPPAA Volleyball Championship

College Park, Maryland 4A MSPPAA Volleyball Championship Northwest v Arundel 11-18-2017 Two very good volleyball programs faced off for the 4A championship at Ritchie Coliseum on the University of Maryland campus Saturday afternoon.  Arundel and Northwest entered the state championship game undefeated, both hoping to complete a “perfect season.” The first set began with Arundel […]

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Quince Orchard Defeats Visiting Rival Northwest 31-20 Before Near Sell Out Crowd

Gaithersburg,MD Northwest v Quince Orchard 11-17-17 MSPPAA Football Playoffs

Gaithersburg, Maryland Quince Orchard High School MSPPAA Regional Championship 11-17-17 The rivalry between Quince Orchard and Northwest is well known among Montgomery County football fans.  Northwest has been able to defeat QO in previous playoff meetings in past seasons.  At the beginning of the game it seemed the pattern of previous meetings was going to […]

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Sherwood High School Advances in State Volleyball Playoffs With Win Over Blair (PHOTOS)

Sherwood v Blair MD Volleyball Playoffs 11-6-17 Olney, Maryland

The night began with Blair High School scoring six unanswered points on their way to taking the first game of the best three out of five Maryland State volleyball playoff match.  As the match progressed Sherwood gained the upper hand in a seesaw struggle to even the games at one a piece.  The Warriors winning […]

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St. Johns Dominant Second Half Ends in Convincing 32-14 Win Over Gonzaga

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Saturday November 4th Burtonsville, Maryland Gonzaga vs St. Johns at Paint Branch High School The game between the Eagles of Gonzaga and the Cadets of St. Johns began with a blocked punt resulting in a safety for St. Johns. After the free kick the Cadets marched down the field and scored to make it 9-0 […]

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Good Counsel's #7 Ranked Falcons Upset #2 Ranked Gonzaga Eagles 27-7 (PHOTOS)

Gonzaga at Good Counsel 10-27-2017 Olney, Maryland

Last Friday night was Senior Night at Good Counsel High School as the #7 ranked Falcons played host to #2 ranked Eagles of Gonzaga High School. The first half saw the defenses of both teams cause interceptions and fumbles which led to the half ending with Good Counsel unable to push across the goal line […]

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Walt Whitman High School Wins Maryland District 2 Golf Qualifier (PHOTOS)

MD District 2 Champs!!!

Monday October 2nd 2017 Poolesville Golf course The beautiful October day this past Monday was the setting for the Maryland District 2 Golf Qualifying round.  Nearly all Montgomery County High Schools sent teams to compete. The golf shot that I will remember during the day was made by Northwest’s Jenny Hua when she made Eagle during […]

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Damascus Defeats Sherwood 42-7 at Home under Friday Night Lights


The game between host Damascus High School and visiting Sherwood High School was an early season match up of two Montgomery County teams ranked in the Top 20 by the Washington Post. The game began with several miscues on both sides until a 58 yard run from scrimmage gave the Swarmin’ Hornets their first touchdown.  Breaking […]

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The Awesome Total Eclipse Experience Centennial Park Nashville, Tennessee


Centennial Park Nashville, Tennessee Monday August 21st 2017 “The Great American Eclipse” My journey to Nashville for this years “Great American Eclipse” started several decades ago when as a sophomore in college I missed a chance to see my first total eclipse that crossed over Maryland on Assateague Island March 7th 1970.  I have regretted […]

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Northwest Wins 4A MD State Softball Championship Defeating Sherwood 8-4 (PHOTOS)

University of Maryland, College Park Saturday, May 27, 2017 Northwest last faced Sherwood on March 25th and on that day they announced that they were a team to be reckoned with when the Jaguars ended Sherwood’s 105 game winning streak this season.  It was only fitting that the two best softball teams in Montgomery County […]

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Whitman Boy's LAX defeats Sherwood 12-4 last Wednesday (PHOTOS)

Whitman vs. Sherwood March 29th 2017

Sherwood High School Sandy Spring, Maryland Wednesday evening. The visiting Viking’s boy’s lacrosse team of Whitman High outscored the Warriors of Sherwood High School 12-4 in an early season match up this past Wednesday night.  It was apparent 15 seconds into the contest that Whitman came ready to play as they scored the first of […]

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