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January 17, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Arthur Smith with the Tennessee Titans on December 22, 2019

Georgetown Prep Alum Smith Making Name for Himself With Titans

Until a few weeks ago, Arthur Smith was a respected but relatively anonymous assistant coach with the Tennessee Titans, a middle of the road NFL team. Then the Titans eked their way into the NFL playoffs with a back-up journeyman quarterback named Ryan Tannehill, a dominant running back in Derrick Henry and an uninspiring 9-7 […]

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January 17, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Topgolf Germantown Officially Opens Its Doors

It took longer than expected but Topgolf Germantown is finally open for business. Friday was the official grand opening for the sports and entertainment venue that is geared for golfers and non-golfers alike. Here’s a sneak peak. Topgolf Germantown will be open Sundays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. until midnight and Fridays and Saturdays from […]

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January 16, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

In Surprising Move, Spirit Trade Pugh for Draft Picks

In a surprising move, the Washington Spirit have traded Mallory Pugh – a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) – to Sky Blue FC who play in Harrison, New Jersey. Pugh, 21, was considered one of the team’s marquee players but had not yet fulfilled her potential. In exchange for Pugh, the Spirit […]

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January 10, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Trio of Ex-Good Counsel Teammates Ready for NFL Divisional Round

One local high school — Our Lady of Good Counsel — will be watching the NFL playoffs a little more intently than most. The Olney school has three alumni playing this weekend in the NFL’s divisional round. And they all played together on the same 2011 team. Stefon Diggs ’12 (Minnesota Vikings wide receiver): Played at […]

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January 9, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Dives into New Role with STEM Education

In a little over six months, Katie Ledecky will be in Tokyo for the 2020 Summer Games trying to add to her collection of five Olympic gold medals. In the midst of training, she found time to dip her toes into something very meaningful to her – education. Ledecky announce a new partnership with Panasonic […]

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January 8, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Bresee Says Goodbye to Damascus, Hello to Clemson

Bryan Bresee is officially a Clemson Tiger. In what has become commonplace among the elite high school football players, Bresee satisfied his credit and core requirements before the second semester of his senior year at Damascus High School. This allowed him to end his high school career in December and begin his college career sooner. […]

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January 6, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

‘Unexpected Delays’ Pushes Back Topgolf Germantown Opening

Folks eager for the opening of Topgolf Germantown will have to wait just a little bit longer. Exactly how long is not clear. A spokesperson for Topgolf told MyMCMedia, “Unfortunately, recent inclement weather has caused a few unexpected delays in the final construction of Topgolf Germantown.  Because safety and, of course, creating amazing moments is our […]

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January 3, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Bresee Ready for Spotlight at National High School All-America Game

Bryan Bresee’s Damascus High School football career is over but he has one more game to play before he heads to Clemson to begin his college career. Bresee will play in the All-American Bowl in San Antonio Saturday at noon with some of the nation’s other top high school players. The game will be televised […]

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January 3, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

NFL Playoffs Feature Several MoCo Alums

The NFL playoffs begin this weekend. Three of the four wild card games played on Saturday and Sunday will feature players and coaches from Montgomery County. Here’s the list: Stefon Diggs (Minnesota Vikings wide receiver): Played at Good Counsel High School and was Washington Post All-Met Defensive Player of the Year as a cornerback in […]

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December 31, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

BLOG: MoCo Basketball Swings Into Action During Holidays

GAITHERSBURG, MD, December 27-28, 2019 David Griffin Montgomery County Invitation Varsity Tournament The 2019 school holiday break begins the campaign seasons for varsity basketball teams across the region.  Local basketball tournaments are crafted to keep players’ skills at a high level across the DMV and they start shortly after Christmas Day. The mid week holiday […]

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