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January 27, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Hoops Action: Gaithersburg Outscores Clarksburg in Girls’ Basketball, 54-45

It was a close basketball game Friday night but when time ran out, it was the Gaithersburg Trojans outscoring the Clarksburg Coyotes, 54-45. The Lady Trojans were on the road with a 11-5 overall record and recent (Jan. 23) 65-57 loss to Clarksburg. The Lady Coyotes had the home crowd advantage and a better record […]

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January 11, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Clarksburg High School Hosts TedX Youth Event

Hundreds of students and members from the community gathered in Clarksburg High School’s auditorium early Thursday to attend a student-led TEDx Youth event. TED is a nonprofit whose mission is to spread ideas in short but powerful talks.  The organization’s TEDx Program is designed to help communities, organizations and individuals spark conversation and connection through […]

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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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January 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Recreation Department Releases Summer Camp Fair Dates

To help families choose summer camps that would best suit their children, the Montgomery County Recreation Department is hosting two summer camp fairs this winter. Families will have the chance to meet recreation staff, learn about financial aid, and register for summer camp, according to a news release. The fairs will be held from 12 […]

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December 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets Win State Football Championship Game Three Years in a Row (PHOTOS)

For the third year in a row, the Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets have won the Maryland state championship in football. They defeated the Gwynn Park Yellow Jackets, 31-7, Saturday night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Damascus stretches their win record to 42 straight games. The Swarmin’ Hornets received the kickoff and scored with a […]

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October 26, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Halloween Happenings Around Town

Halloween is less than a week away and there are numerous events happening all over the county. Whether you’re looking to participate in a murder mystery or a fun costume party for the kids, there’s something for everyone. Check out a list of events, below. Oct. 26th Field of Screams. Oct. 27th  Halloween A Holiday […]

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August 2, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Flooding in Rock Creek Regional Park, Hikers Urged to Use Caution (PHOTOS)

Montgomery Parks officials are warning hikers at Rock Creek Regional Park to use caution because some trails and pedestrian bridges are still flooded following last week’s heavy rains. The banks of Lake Needwood were overflowing with water on Monday afternoon and a couple of park visitors told MyMCMedia they had never seen the lake water […]

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July 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

First Look Inside Silver Creek Middle School (VIDEO& PHOTOS)

The start of the 2017-18 school year is weeks away and construction is in full swing at Silver Creek Middle School  in Kensington. In just a few weeks, hundreds of sixth and seventh grade students will fill the hallways of this new school. This $42 million dollar project will help to alleviate over-crowding at Westland […]

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July 11, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

City of Gaithersburg to Host 5th Annual Sports Fest for Youth

The City of Gaithersburg will host its fifth annual Sports Fest at Bohrer Park, 506 South Frederick Avenue, on July 15. Youth entering grades K through 8 will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and activities free of charge. “This is a celebration of youth sports in our community to show […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Matthew Post Sworn in as New SMOB (PHOTOS)

Matthew Post, a rising senior at Sherwood High School, was sworn in as the 40th Student Member of the Board of Education July 6. He was sworn in by Karen Bushell, chief deputy clerk, Montgomery County Circuit Court. On his Twitter account, Post said he is “excited to officially get to work.” Post was elected […]

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