basketball

November 2, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Wife of Slain Capital Gazette Writer, Finishes, Releases Husband’s Book

John McNamara was one of five Annapolis Capital Gazette staff members slain in a shooting on June 28, 2018. McNamara was a longtime sports reporter who covered high school basketball in the Washington, D.C. area since the 1980s. By 2018, he had worked on a book about the history and influence of Washington high school basketball […]

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August 19, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Bringing NBA Trophy Home a ‘Dream Come True’ for Former Gaithersburg High’s Miller

Less than 10 years ago, Malcolm Miller was playing basketball at Gaithersburg High School. He had high aspirations for himself but winning the NBA championship last year as a member of the Toronto Raptor exceeded even his dreams. Miller got to spend one day with the Lawrence O’Brien Trophy, given each year to the NBA […]

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May 7, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Good Counsel Hires Catholic Coach as New Athletic Director to Replace Bates

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School announced Monday that they are hiring Steve Howes as their new Athletic Director. Howes recently resigned as the head coach for the men’s basketball team at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., finishing as the winningest coach in program history with a 276-138 record over 15 seasons. “[It’s] a […]

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January 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Offers Assistance to Furloughed Residents Struggling Financially

The City of Gaithersburg has adopted a resolution which allows “fee waivers for its residents, providing them free access to select recreation programs during the shut-down period.” Gaithersburg residents who are struggling financially—because they are either a furloughed government employee or a federal contractor—are eligible to use the waiver. In a press release, Gaithersburg Mayor […]

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January 12, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Whitman Girls Stun Undefeated Churchill With Last Shot to Win 40-39

Potomac, Maryland Winston Churchill High School, January 11, 2019 The game between the undefeated Bulldogs of Churchill and the Whitman Vikings girls team ended with a Whitman three-point shot with three seconds remaining to give the Vikings a 40-39 victory.  The time out called by Churchill gave them a three-second chance to go the length […]

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January 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Walt Whitman Outscores Churchill, 40-39

It was a close basketball game Friday night but when time ran out, it was the Walt Whitman Vikings outscoring the Winston Churchill Bulldogs, 40-39. Photographer Daryl Schultz captured the hoops action, below: ⁦@mymcmedia⁩ ⁦@Photoloaf⁩ ⁦@ChurchillPrin⁩ ⁦@WWHSAthletics⁩ ⁦@DawgsSports⁩ ⁦@cszscores⁩ the Final in a stunning last three second shot Whitman defeats Churchill 40-39 pic.twitter.com/frgebnplOQ — BayCountryPhoto (@SurfFishOBX) […]

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Quince Orchard Boys Basketball Defeats Wootton

Quince Orchard beat host Wootton 52-50 in varsity boys basketball Thursday night in Rockville. MCM was there to capture these images.

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June 6, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Here’s How to Obtain Free Tickets For Capitals Game 5 Viewing Party

Free tickets to the Washington Mystics game and the Capitals Game 5 viewing party at the Capital One Arena will be available online at 1:00p.m. Wednesday. The Washington Mystics will take on the Minnesota Lynx at 4:00p.m. Thursday, June 7 and the Washington Capitals will fight for the Stanley Cup starting at 8:00p.m right after. Last […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Reveals His NCAA Tournament Picks

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman commits his NCAA Tournament picks to video. And he invites other basketball fans to compete with him at gburg.md/brackets18.

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March 12, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 12 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 12 in Montgomery County: 1. Dogs and Cats: The Montgomery County Council’s Public Safety Committee takes up a review of the county’s Animal Services and Adoption Center at its 9:30 a.m. Here’s the staff report. At the same time, the Health and Human Services Committee considers […]

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