cross country

August 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Paint Branch Student and Mother Die in Car Wreck in Charles County

Maryland State Police (MSP) from the LaPlata Barrack are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed two people in Charles County on July 27. Police say that 15-year-old Halimatou Diallo and her mother, 49-year-old Fatoumata Binta Diakite, died in the wreck. The two lived in Silver Spring and Diallo was a student at Paint Branch High […]

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November 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

President Obama Awards Army Captain Flo Groberg the Medal of Honor (VIDEO)

At a White House ceremony today, President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Army Captain Flo Groberg, a former Walter Johnson High School graduate. You can watch the ceremony, below: ORIGINAL POST Captain Florent Groberg, a 2001 Walter Johnson High School graduate, will receive the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award, […]

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August 12, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Fall Sports Begin at MCPS (PHOTOS)

It was a beautiful day for the first official day of practices and tryouts for student athletes at Montgomery County public high schools on Aug. 12th. One of the big improvements for the MCPS athletics program this year is the full implementation of the certified athletic trainer (ATC) program at all 25 high schools. “The […]

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November 19, 2014 | Krista Brick

MoCo’s Fall Sports Teams Leave Season on Top

It’s November- transition time between fall and winter sports. But many of Montgomery’s fall athletes are saying goodbye to a season had them earning top  billing in the state this season. Here’s a look at some of them. There’s no doubt that soccer is a winning sport at Walt Whitman High School. Both the boys’ […]

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November 30, 2013 | Sonya Burke

BCC’s Nora McUmber Wins Nike XC SE Regionals

Runner Nora McUmber, a junior at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, won the Nike Southeast Regionals girls championship cross country race with a time of 17:34 on Nov. 30 in Cary, North Carolina. The NXN Southeast Regional Championship culminates the cross country season and serves as the qualifying race for the top-two boys and girls teams […]

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November 27, 2012 | Staff Writer

XC Runner Angie Fuentes Recognized (Photos & Video)

Junior Angie Fuentes is a Seneca Valley High School cross country runner, who can not see. But she doesn’t let blindness get in her way. Fuentes has competed at cross country meets this year with great support from her school, teammates and competitors. She is believed to be the only blind high school cross country […]

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July 16, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Fall Sports Registration Underway

Registration is now open for Fall Youth and Teen Sports Programs in the city of Gaithersburg. Fall offerings include cross country, ultimate football and flag football, volleyball, and soccer. Gaithersburg Sports leagues offer one practice and one game per week, allowing youth and their families time for other activities. Additionally the City is offering Start […]

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