NWSL

August 21, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Washington Spirit Fire Head Coach Jim Gabarra

The Washington Spirit announced that they have fired head coach and general manager Jim Gabarra. The Spirit are currently in eighth place in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) with a record of 2-15-4. With only three games left in the season, assistant coach Tom Torres has been tagged to serve as interim head coach. […]

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March 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 30 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 30 in Montgomery County: 1. Opening Day: The Nationals season opener against the Reds takes place at 4:10 p.m. at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park. Originally scheduled for March 29, the game was delayed for bad weather. Play ball! 2. Women’s History Month presentation: Learn about five […]

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October 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Loses to Western New York in Hard Fought NWSL Championship (VIDEO)

The Washington Spirit lost the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Championship game against the Western New York Flash on Oct. 9. The Spirit lost late in the second half of extra time when a goal by Flash’s Lynn Williams sent the game into penalty kicks. The Spirit’s Crystal Dunn scored early in the 9th minute after […]

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October 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Washington Spirit Players Say They’re Ready for Championship Game (VIDEOS)

The Washington Spirit is heading to the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) final for the first time ever. The team won the semi-final game against the Chicago Red Stars in overtime at the Maryland SoccerPlex on Sept. 30th. MyMCMedia caught up with the team during their practice earlier this week. In the MyMCMedia Extra videos, […]

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October 4, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

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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September 12, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Falls to Seattle Reign, 2-0, on the Road (VIDEO)

The Seattle Reign FC defeated the Washington Spirit 2-0 in Memorial Stadium in Seattle in front of 4,574 fans Sunday evening. Goals from Seattle veterans Beverly Yanez and Keelin Winters kept the Reign alive in its playoff race. The first goal of the match came in the 27th minute when Reign midfielder Jess Fishlock sent a perfectly placed […]

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September 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Spirit Players Issue Statement About Owner’s Decision to Play National Anthem Early

The Washington Spirit players have issued a statement following the Sept. 7th match against the Seattle Reign. In the Sept. 9th statement, the players report they did not know about the decision to play the National Anthem early. Read their statement, below: “Dear NWSL community, “We are aware you have concerns over events surrounding our […]

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Release Statement About Decision to Play National Anthem Ahead of Schedule

The Washington Spirit has released a statement about the owner’s decision to play the National Anthem ahead of schedule on Wednesday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex. Read the statement in its entirety, below: “In light of Seattle Reign and U.S. Women’s National Team member Megan Rapinoe’s public declaration that she intended to ‘take a knee’ […]

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Forward Cali Farquharson Injures her ACL

Washington Spirit rookie forward Cali Farquharson is going to miss the remainder of the 2016 NWSL season after tearing her left ACL during the opening minutes of the Spirit’s match against Seattle on Sept. 7. “We all feel terrible for Cali,” said general manager and head coach Jim Gabarra. “She has developed considerably in her […]

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Clinches Home Playoff Game with 2-1 Win Over Seattle Reign (VIDEO)

Forward Crystal Dunn led the Washington Spirit to a 2-1, lightning-filled win past the Seattle Reign Wednesday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex. The victory clinched the first home playoff game in franchise history. Dunn entered the match in the sixth minute for an injured Cali Farquharson and was involved in both goals, the first coming […]

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