April 16, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Las Piscinas ya Pueden Operar al 50% de su Capacidad

El condado de Montgomery ha disminuido sus restricciones de natación relacionadas con COVID-19. A partir del 14 de abril, las piscinas pueden operar al 50% de su capacidad. Además, desde 1 de abril, se ha permitido dos personas en cada carril de natación. Cabe mencionar que el número de nadadores permitidos está determinado por el […]

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April 15, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Swimming Pools Can Now Operate at 50% Capacity

Montgomery County has relaxed its COVID-19-related swimming restrictions. As of April 14, pools can be operated at 50% capacity. Also, as of April 1, two swimmers have been allowed in each lane. The number of swimmers permitted is determined by the size of the facility. Half of total occupancy is permitted, and Councilmember Hans Riemer […]

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April 12, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Capital One Arena to Host Fans at 10% Capacity; Nats Park and Audi Field up to 25%

Effective immediately, Washington D.C. has approved increased capacity limits for Capital One Arena, Nationals Park, and Audi Field. The Monumental Sports & Entertainment’s waiver was approved Friday granting D.C. sports venues the opportunity to welcome fans at a reduced capacity. Capital One Arena — home of the Washington Wizards and Washington Capitals — will open […]

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April 10, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Ledecky Swims Fastest Time in the World This Year in 200-Meter Freestyle

Katie Ledecky won the 200-meter freestyle at the TYR Pro Swim Series meet in Mission Viejo, Ca with the world’s fastest time this year. Ledecky beat the competition with a time of 1 minute, 54.40 seconds, the 11th fastest time ever recorded for the 200. She was well ahead of three-time Olympian Allison Schmitt, who […]

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April 5, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Wrestlers Helen Maroulis, Kyle Snyder Qualify for 2021 Olympic Games

Good Counsel High School alumnus Kyle Snyder and Magruder High School alumna Helen Maroulis qualified for the 2021 Summer Olympic Games at the U.S. wrestling team trials on Saturday. Both wrestlers won a gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Maroulis, a 57-kilogram freestyle wrestler, defeated Jenna Burkert, 2-1, at the […]

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April 5, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Montgomery Parks Actualiza las Restricciones para Instalaciones Deportivas

  Montgomery Parks anunció el 3 de abril que modificarán ciertas restricciones de COVID-19 dentro de sus instalaciones deportivas de acuerdo con las regulaciones de salud recientemente dadas en el condado de Montgomery y la guía de deportes COVID actualizada. Montgomery Parks implementará los siguientes cambios y pautas: Se reinstalarán las redes en todas las […]

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April 5, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Montgomery Parks Updates Restrictions for Athletic Facilities

Montgomery Parks announced on April 3 that they will be modifying certain COVID-19 restrictions within their athletic facilities in accordance with Montgomery County’s recently amended health regulations and updated COVID sports guide. Montgomery Parks will be implementing the following changes and guidelines: Nets at all basketball courts in parks will be reinstalled. For sports played […]

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April 1, 2021 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: PGA Tour Golfer Denny McCarthy

Pro golfer Denny McCarthy is moving up the charts. The 28 year-old Montgomery County native is coming off the best stretch of his young PGA Tour career. In his last three tournaments, he tied for 26th place at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, was 55th at The Players Championship but was one-shot off the lead at […]

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March 31, 2021 | Gracie Tanner

Olympic Diver Steele Johnson Visits County Aquatic Center

Olympic diver Steele Johnson visited the Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center in North Bethesda to shoot a promotional video on March 26. A clip of the promotional video can be found on Instagram and Twitter. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Montgomery County Recreation (@mocorecreation) Johnson is a silver medal-winning Olympic diver that […]

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March 29, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Ex-Bullis Football Player Who Saved Woman from Sexual Assault Tells Story to CNN

New England Patriots’ offensive lineman and Bullis School alumnus Justin Herron is being recognized for his heroic actions last week when he helped save a 71-year-old retired schoolteacher from being sexually assaulted. Herron was walking through a park in Tempe, Arizona when he heard a woman’s voice screaming for help. Along with the help of […]

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