athletics

September 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Authorizes Schools to Begin Fall Sports Season, MCPS Stays Virtual

All Maryland school systems can begin an in-person formal fall sports season on Oct. 7, State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon announced at a press conference Thursday. Practices can begin Oct. 7 and competition season begins Oct. 27.  The golf competition season is the exception and it begins Oct. 7, also. School systems that choose not […]

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September 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Athletic Association Details Second Semester Plan for High School Sports

The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) released its “Roadmap for Return to Interscholastic Athletics and Extracurricular Activities” on Friday detailing a two-semester plan for high school sports.  The MPSSAA decided that during the second semester, which begins Feb. 1, 2021 and ends June 19, competitions will be allowed and seasons will operate on […]

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July 31, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MCPS Offering Virtual Programs for Students in Place of Extracurriculars

In response to COVID-19 restrictions, MCPS Athletics, Fine Arts, Student Leadership, and Extracurricular Activities will offer “engaging” virtual programs for students throughout the first semester. “We appreciate the ongoing efforts of our coaches, teachers, sponsors, and students during these challenging times. You continue to inspire us all and we look forward to working collaboratively with […]

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July 14, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MedStar Sports Medicine To Perform Free Pre-Participation Sport Physicals

On Thursday, July 30, MedStar Sports Medicine will be conducting free pre-participation sport physicals at Medstar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney. The physicals will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. All examinations will be administered by the staff of MedStar Sports Medicine. All exams include: height and weight, vision, blood pressure and pulse, general […]

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April 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Superintendent: Sports Canceled For Remainder of School Year

Maryland Superintendent Karen Salmon announced “the cancellation of all athletic events [and] sports for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.” Salmon made the announcement at a State Board of Education meeting Tuesday afternoon. “This also includes the remainder of the 2020 Boys and Girls Basketball State Championships and all spring sports, as well as […]

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August 9, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 9, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 9, in Montgomery County: 1. One Year Later: This week marks the first anniversary of the Flower Branch Apartments fire in Silver Spring. See Phyllis Armstrong’s thought-provoking piece on the lessons learned from the catastrophic natural gas explosion. 2. The Sky Is Falling: Gaithersburg’s Observatory Park and […]

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January 21, 2016 | Staff Writer

Boys’ Basketball: Gaithersburg Over Northwest, 62-59 (PHOTOS)

It was the Gaithersburg Trojans boys basketball team over the Northwest Jaguars, 62-59, tonight in Gaithersburg. The Trojans took the lead early until the fourth quarter, when the Jaguars tied the game 51-51 with a little over 5 minutes left to play. But the Trojans were able to pull out a win, finishing the game […]

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August 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCPS Staffs Athletic Trainers at All High Schools (VIDEO)

Although school doesn’t start until Aug. 31, fall tryouts and practices are underway at area high schools. This year, the Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) officials have announced the full implementation of the certified athletic trainer (ATC) program at all 25 high schools. In this MyMCMedia Extra, MCPS Athletics Specialist Jeff Sullivan tells us why […]

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June 3, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Montgomery College Announces New Coaches

There’s some new faces joining the coaching staff at Montgomery College. Athletics Director Derek Carter has named four new additions to the athletic staff for the upcoming year. Harvey “Trey” Livingston is the new men’s head soccer coach. He has been the assistant soccer coach at Montgomery College for the past three years. During that […]

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February 12, 2015 | Krista Brick

Song to Head Churchill Football Next Season

Seneca Valley’s English teacher Albert Song was just named Winston Churchill High School’s football coach. Song is a 1996 Churchill graduate, who has spent the past six years as an assistant coach for Seneca Valley High School and the team’s offensive coordinator the past two seasons. Prior to coaching at Seneca Valley, Song was an […]

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