Damascus Hornets Return to State Finals With 48-7 Win Over Reservoir (PHOTOS)

The Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets are moving onto the class 3A state finals after a win against the Reservoir Gators Friday night. The final score 48-7.

This is the second year in a row the Hornets made it to the final game of the playoffs at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

Damascus took an early 7-0 lead in the first quarter with a TD run by senior Jake Funk. By halftime the game was 41-7, Damascus. The Gators seemed unable to stop the Hornets in their bid for the Class 3A state championship.

The Class 3A state final will be played Dec. 3 at the M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Tickets are on sale at the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association website.

PHOTOS | Phil Fabrizio

Damascus Dominates Linganore in Maryland 3A State Title Game

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Last year, Damascus came into the Maryland 3A state championship game riding a 53-game winning streak and having won three state titles in a row. Then something unexpected happened — they lost to Oakdale. With a chance to reclaim the championship trophy, the Swarmin’ Hornets left nothing to chance Thursday night routing Linganore (12-2) 38-0 […]

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Five Things to Know for Dec. 6 in Montgomery County

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Mostly cloudy today with sunshine expected Saturday. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Dec. 6. 1. Damascus State Football Champs:  The Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets are the Maryland 3A State Football Champs with their 38-0 win yesterday against Linganore Thursday in Annapolis. Congratulations! Final. 3A State […]

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Despite Broken Hand, Bresee Will Play in Title Game for Damascus

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Damascus defensive lineman Bryan Bresee has won a state title (2017) and almost every imaginable individual award and honor for which he’s eligible. Now he’s got a story for his grandkids. Bresee broke his hand in the first half of the Hornets’ 3A state semi-final win over Huntingtown November 29. He stayed in the game […]

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Bresee’s Breakaway Run Seals Deal for Damascus

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The fact that the nation’s top-rated high school football player — Damascus defensive lineman Bryan Bresee — made the biggest play of the game came as no surprise. What was stunning was that the Clemson-bound senior clinched the win for the Hornets on offense…as a running back. With just over a minute to go in […]

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Quince Orchard Stays Perfect, Emphatically Ends Walter Johnson's Historic Season

Quince Orchard defeats Walter Johnson 56-21 to advance to Round 3 in MPSSAA Football Playoffs

Cougar Dome, Gaithersburg, MD: Friday, November 14, 2019 Football at Walter Johnson has never been here before.  Here, is the second round of the MPSSAA football playoff.  The Wildcats historic season finished 8-3 which included a playoff win against Urbana along with wins against, Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Whitman and Churchill.  A win against the latter two […]

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In Battle of County Titans, Quince Orchard Tops Damascus 21-7

Quince Orchard defeats Damascus 21 to 7

Damascus High School held command over MoCo football competitors for nearly eight years. The Hornets were only defeated once since 2011 and that was by Quince Orchard in 2013.  Quince Orchard found a way in the fourth quarter to hand Damascus it’s first on-field season defeat, by a score of 21 to 7. Damascus, ranked […]

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Concejal Jawando responde al reporte de MCPS sobre incidente en Damascus

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Las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Montgomery (MCPS) anunciaron la tarde del martes, que su investigación interna sobre los incidentes, que tuvieron lugar el 31 de octubre en el vestuario de niños de la Escuela Secundaria Damascus, se completó.    Durante la conferencia de prensa, se anunciaron los siguientes pasos:   Se han tomado medidas disciplinarias, pero no se dieron […]

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Councilmember Jawando Responds to MCPS’ Report on Damascus Incidents

Councilmember Will Jawando

Late Tuesday afternoon, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) announced that their internal investigation into the horrific incidents that took place in the boy’s locker room at Damascus High School on October 31 was complete. Some of the next steps announced at the news conference: disciplinary action has been taken but no specifics were released the […]

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MCPS: Damascus Athletic Director, JV Coaching Staff Are Out

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Montgomery County Public School Superintendent Jack Smith held a press conference Tuesday, where Smith answered questions about the letter mailed to the Damascus community detailing an update into MCPS’s internal investigation into the alleged locker room rapes. (Video courtesy of Facebook/Fox 5 DC) Athletic Director, JV Football Coach Out at Damascus MCPS is making major […]

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MCPS Puts Damascus Football Program on Probation

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Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith released a letter today that was sent to the Damascus High School community. The letter provides an update on MCPS’ internal investigation into the sexual assault charges resulting from an incident that occurred on October 31, 2018 in the boys’ locker room. The investigation is complete and […]

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