October 16, 2021 | Travis Chase

Damascus Rushing Attack Swarms Rockville

It was pajama night at Rockville High School on Friday, but Damascus came into this game looking to put the Rams to bed early. The Hornets’ punishing running attack accounted for four touchdowns led by junior running back Dillon Dunathan who followed up a three touchdown game last week with two more scores on the […]

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October 14, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Doctor Who Ran 3 Marathons in 3 Days Calls His Wife ‘the Better Runner’

Jordan Tropf of Silver Spring just loves to run. He loves to train. He loves to compete. He loves the quiet, and he loves to check out the scenery along Paint Branch, Sligo Creek and Matthew Henson trails. He also loves going to Olive Garden the night before a race and piling on the carbs. […]

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October 12, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Man Completes 3 Marathons in 3 Days. Wait What?

It seems like Jordan Tropf of Silver Spring cannot stop running. Over three days – Oct. 9 through Oct. 11 – Tropf ran in three major marathons, averaging about two-and-a-half hours to complete each one. The U.S. Naval Academy 2014 graduate and orthopedic surgery resident at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center came in second […]

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October 9, 2021 | Travis Chase

In Battle of Undefeated Teams, Northwest Too Much for Sherwood

Northwest’s quest for an undefeated season continued Friday night with a 37-14 road win over Sherwood. The Jaguars offense proved to be too much for the Warriors defense, largely due to their passing game. The combination of quarterback Patrick Doyle and receiver Devon Anderson proved too much for the Sherwood defense. The pair hooked up for […]

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October 5, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Washington Spirit Owner Resigns as CEO and Managing Partner

Co-owner Steve Baldwin announced his resignation Tuesday as CEO and managing partner of the Washington Spirit soccer team, effective immediately. Club President and former DC United star player and coach Ben Olsen now is in charge of club operations. Baldwin called it “an extremely difficult decision for me,” adding, “I have poured everything into building […]

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October 3, 2021 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Attends Nats’ Season Finale, Zimmerman’s Potential Swan Song

Seven-time Olympic gold medal winner Katie Ledecky attended the Washington Nationals’ season finale Sunday. Ledecky, who recently announced that she is moving her training from Stanford University to the University of Florida, showed off one of her gold medals and met with Nats players – including Ryan Zimmerman who was honored in what might end […]

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October 2, 2021 | Travis Chase

Northwest Hammers Walter Johnson 74-0 to Remain Undefeated

The Northwest Jaguars were not very hospitable hosts Friday night crushing Walter Johnson 74-0. The Jaguars led 33-0 at the end of the first quarter and 61-0 at the half. They dominated all phases of the game scoring multiple touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams: five rushing touchdowns three interception returns for touchdowns two punt […]

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September 27, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Knee Injury Ends Bresee’s Season

Bryan Bresee, Clemson’s all-ACC defensive lineman from Damascus, will miss the rest of the 2021 season with a torn ACL in his knee. Bresee, a sophomore, got hurt in the third quarter of the NC State game on Saturday. The Tigers, a perennial pick to make the four-team college football playoff,  lost the game 27-21 […]

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September 27, 2021 | Travis Chase

Paint Branch’s Offensive Explosion Ends Blair’s Undefeated Start

Coming into Friday night’s game at Paint Branch, Blair was riding high starting the season 3-0, largely led by their defense. The Blazers’ defense had allowed only 14 combined points in the three previous games, while Paint Branch’s offense had averaged 36 points per game in their first three games. The Panthers’ offense moved the […]

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September 22, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Moves Home Base, Training to Florida

Swimmer Katie Ledecky made a splash today announcing that, after five years at Stanford University, she will be moving her training to the University of Florida in Gainesville. Ledecky will also be a volunteer swim coach for the Gators. Ledecky just graduated this year from Stanford in Palo Alto, Ca. Ledecky explained on social media […]

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