Sports

July 9, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Rose Lavelle: Inspired by Hamm, Now Inspiring Others

Washington Spirit and U.S. Women’s Team midfielder Rose Lavelle followed in the footsteps of a player she had long looked up to during her performance in the FIFA Women’s World Cup, in which she scored three goals, including one in the final. While attending elementary school at St. Vincent Ferrer School in Cincinnati, Lavelle dressed […]

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July 8, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Lavelle Shows Spirit in US Team’s World Cup Win

Washington Spirit midfielder Rose Lavelle scored the insurance goal in the US Women’s National Team’s 2-0 victory over the Netherlands with a blistering shot late in the second half of the World Cup finals in Decines-Charpieu, France. Fans from all over the globe praised Lavelle for her non-stop delivery and powerhouse performance. Lavelle scored three […]

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July 8, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

County Swim League Heats Up as Season’s End Nears

The Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL) is in its fifth week of competition across the county.  Teams and individuals are running out of time and events to make a move upward in standings or make that cherished All-Star time.  For some MCSL  swimmers, this 4th of July holiday weekend and next can be a bittersweet […]

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July 1, 2019 | David Wolfe

Washington Spirit’s Loss to North Carolina Courage Ends Streak

In front of a crowd of 2,481, the Washington Spirit ended their seven game no-loss streak to the North Carolina Courage 1 – 2, Saturday June 29 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds. North Carolina scored first but not until the third minute of added time in the first half. The goal was the result […]

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June 24, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Washington Spirit’s Joanna Lohman Honored at Saturday’s Match

It was a draw between the Houston Dash and the hometown Washington Spirit Saturday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds.  The Spirit remained undefeated.  The show was really about Joanna Lohman.  Lohman  played 16 years of professional women’s soccer.  Saturday’s game was the Spirit’s inaugural Pride match and her #Forever15 retirement game. The Maryland […]

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June 21, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Washington Spirit’s Joanna Lohman to Have Jersey Retired On Pride Night

One of the best players in Washington Spirit history will retire her jersey Saturday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown. Joanna Lohman will be honored at halftime of the Houston Dash-Spirit game for her professional and personal achievements as part of Pride Night. The LGBTQ community will also be celebrated as well as showing […]

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June 18, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Northwest Runner Records Longest Triple Jump in Maryland History

Taylor Wright’s career at Northwest High is officially over but that did not stop her from continuing to assert her dominance in high school track and field competition. Wright capped off her accolade-filled career with a Maryland state record performance last weekend. At the New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, NC, the Northwest High School alumnus […]

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June 16, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

NFL Players Highlight Good Counsel’s Pro Day Football Camp

Our Lady of Good Counsel hosted a Pro Day Football Camp Saturday and invited back some of their notable alumni to participate.  On the field, Saturday helping with the camp drills were four of those alumni, Kendall Fuller (Kansas City Chiefs, ex Washington Redskins), Darian O’Daniel (Kansas City Chiefs), Andre Levrone (Carolina Panthers) and Jesse […]

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June 14, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Wheaton Sports Pavilion to Host Women’s World Cup Viewing Party

The Wheaton Sports Pavilion – an indoor turf field – will have an open house during the FIFA’s Women’s World Cup on June 16. The event is free to the public, and it will include on-site food trucks to purchase food and beverages from as you sit back and enjoy the USA vs. Chile Women’s […]

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June 13, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Damascus Football Program to Forfeit Games for Breaking Rules

The Damascus football program is making headlines — for all the wrong reasons. Again. Several members of the Damascus football team and coaches conducted an unauthorized practice last month resulting in both the varsity and junior varsity teams forfeiting their first game of the 2019 season. Montgomery County Public Schools wrote Damascus families, “an out-of-season […]

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