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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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June 20, 2018 | Marisa Fried

photo of Wheaton Sports Pavilion

World Cup Viewing Party for Saturday’s Mexico vs. South Korea FIFA Match-up

Following Mexico’s big win against Germany Sunday in the FIFA World Cup Tournament, Montgomery Parks has decided to host a free viewing party for the Mexico vs South Korea game at the Wheaton Sports Pavilion Saturday, June 23. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. with the game scheduled to start at 11 a.m. Food trucks […]

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January 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Jaguars Over Cougars, 70-67, in Hoops Action (PHOTOS)

The Northwest (NW) Jaguars are celebrating a close one after they defeated the Quince Orchard Cougars, 70-67, at home Friday night. Northwest took the lead, 9-7, early in the game. At the end of the first quarter, the score was Northwest 23 and Quince Orchard 16. Northwest’s senior, #25 Adrian Thomas, scored 3 from 60 […]

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November 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Cougars Advance in 4A State Playoffs with Win Against Northwest Jaguars, 31-20 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard high School varsity football team hosts the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for the 4A West regional championship game Friday night, Nov. 17. Northwest scores first with minutes left in the first quarter, making the score 0-7, Northwest. Northwest stops QO’s ground game and at the end of the […]

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October 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

QO Cougars Over Northwest Jaguars, 38-29 (PHOTOS)

The Quince Orchard High School varsity football team hosted the Northwest Jaguars in the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg for a hard fought game between the two rivals Friday night, Oct. 27. On the first play of the game, Northwest threw a 80-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Woods making the score 7-0, Northwest. Quince Orchard didn’t […]

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October 6, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Festivals Top the Weekend Planner, Oct. 6 – 8, 2017

Once again, festivals top our weekend planner. Saturday, the annual Harvest Festival focuses on farming in Montgomery County during World War I. The festival features living historians in period costumes, tin-smithing, making apple butter, building scarecrows, traditional music, farm animals, hayrides and more. Also on Saturday, visit Rockville Town Center for the Rocktobierfest beer and […]

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October 4, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 4, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Walk to School Day: Montgomery County Public Schools will celebrate International Walk to School Day today. 2. National Coffee with a Cop Day: TOMORROW is National @CoffeewithaCop Day! Join us for coffee & conversation at any of the 8 event locations! […]

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October 3, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 3, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 3, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. County Council Meeting: Hearing on anti-gang funding, introduction of public election fund changes and the Planning Board’s semi-annual report are on the agenda. 2. Re-Bra Event: Interfaith Works is teaming up with the Brem Foundation to kick off a program to provide free, […]

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September 28, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Glen Echo’s Then & Wow! Festival Tops our Weekend Planner, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2017

The Then & Wow! family festival at Glen Echo Park takes place Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. This annual event revisits the history of Glen Echo when it was an amusement park and celebrates its revitalization as an arts center. The event features kiddie rides, arcade games, videos and an exhibition on the Park’s history. The […]

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September 21, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Sept. 22 – 24

Here are some ideas for fun this weekend in Montgomery County: Friday, Sept. 22 Noon – 9 p.m, The Armenian Food Festival features traditional foods, music, handicrafts, and more, Scoorp Khatch Armenian Apostolic Church, 4906 Flint Drive, Bethesda. 1 p.m. & 2 p.m., Interact Story Theatre presents The Legend of Pufferfish Pat for children and their families at Montgomery […]

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