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March 27, 2018 | Staff Writer

Stanford University Thanks Katie Ledecky As She Decides to Turn Pro

Stanford University’s Athletic Department took to Twitter Tuesday to thank Katie Ledecky following her decision to forgo her final two years of NCAA athletic eligibility at the university to focus on her professional career. Ledecky, a sophomore at Stanford, will continue training and classes as she prepares for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials, according to […]

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December 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Two Maryland Olympians Named Olympic Athletes of Year

Gold medalists Katie Ledecky and Kyle Snyder were named Female and Male Olympic Athlete of the Year by Team USA Thursday at an awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky won five gold medals at the 2017 FINA World Championships. Ledecky graduated from Stone Ridge School in Bethesda and currently attends Standford University. Kyle […]

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March 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky Inducted into Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame

Olympian Katie Ledecky, a Bethesda resident, was inducted into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame at a ceremony at the Miller Senate Office Building in Annapolis this month. Ledecky is the youngest inductee ever and the first Team USA swimmer. The honor places her among other extraordinary women in that Hall, including Harriet Tubman, Rachel […]

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December 21, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Hundreds Turn Out to Celebrate Local Olympians in Silver Spring (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Hundreds of local residents turned out to celebrate local Olympians Katie Ledecky, Jack Conger,  Ashley Nee, and Helen Maroulis on Dec. 19. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett along with local officials honored the Olympians at an event held at the Silver Spring Civic Center. According to Montgomery County Spokesperson Judy Stiles […]

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December 18, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery County to Celebrate Local Olympic Athletes on Dec. 19 (PHOTOS)

UPDATED Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is planning to celebrate the county’s Olympic athletes and their extraordinary accomplishments at a special event at 7 p.m. on Dec. 19 at the Silver Spring Civic Building, and you are invited to attend. County spokesperson Judy Stiles said Olympians Jack Conger, Katie Ledecky, and Ashley Nee have confirmed […]

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November 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Traveling this Thanksgiving weekend? You’re not alone, AAA projects more than 48.7 million Americans will travel this holiday weekend. 2. Here’s what’s open and what’s closed in the County Thanksgiving weekend. 3. The Dick and Jody Vilardo Foundation donated $4,000 to help Manna […]

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November 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 22, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 22, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County police officers are investigating a fatal collision that occurred last night on Airpark Road. 2. Gas prices continue to drop before the busy Thanksgiving travel period. 3. An interfaith Thanksgiving service is taking place tonight at Congregation Har Shalom in […]

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November 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky Named Female Athlete of the Year (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Olympic gold medalist Katie Ledecky was named female athlete of the year last night at the USA Swimming Golden Goggles awards ceremony. This is the fourth year in a row that Ledecky, a Bethesda resident, has received the honor. .@KatieLedecky accepts her fourth straight Female Athlete of the Year honor #GoldenGoggles https://t.co/0BDqCvwChl — USA Swimming […]

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September 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 2, in Montgomery County

It’s Friday and you are going to notice that it’s cooler outside today! Here are five more things to know today, Sept. 2nd, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Weather Service is tracking Tropical Storm Hermine and how this storm may impact your Labor Day holiday weekend in Maryland. Find out what’s open and what’s […]

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August 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 26, in Montgomery County

It’s going to be a scorcher today. Here are five more things to know today, Aug. 26, in Montgomery County: 1. Local leaders and police are holding a news conference today in Gaithersburg to discuss back to school safety, and the expansion of the school bus camera enforcement program. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students […]

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