Damascus High School

March 20, 2020 | Veronica Canales

MCPS Expands Food Distribution

Montgomery County Public Schools has expanded its food service during the COVID-19 emergency. MCPS had established various locations where children up to 18 years old and MCPS students could receive grab-and-go meals. As an additional step, they will begin backpack distribution at many schools in the county, including Damascus High School, Quince Orchard High School […]

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February 27, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Damascus Petitions to Rename School Auditorium After Former Music Director

Damascus High School has announced that they are looking into renaming their auditorium after Mr. Matt Kuhn, a former music director at the school. Kuhn worked at Damascus High School from 1962 to 1993, a total of 31 years. He died earlier this year. During his time at Damascus, Kuhn led the Damascus High School […]

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February 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Damascus Sexual Assault Victims File Lawsuits Against School Board, Administrators, Coaches

Four students who said they “were victims of vicious sexual assaults” in Damascus High School football locker rooms during 2017 to 2019 filed suit Thursday against the Montgomery County Board of Education and several Damascus school officials and coaches. The 33-page and 31-page lawsuits detail the sexual assault incidents as well as an environment in […]

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January 8, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Bresee Says Goodbye to Damascus, Hello to Clemson

Bryan Bresee is officially a Clemson Tiger. In what has become commonplace among the elite high school football players, Bresee satisfied his credit and core requirements before the second semester of his senior year at Damascus High School. This allowed him to end his high school career in December and begin his college career sooner. […]

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December 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MyMCMedia’s 2019 Athletes of the Year

Many great athletic achievements by teams and individuals in Montgomery County were on display in 2019. Quince Orchard, led by record-breaking running back Marquez Cooper, was undefeated until losing to rival Northwest in the state semifinals. Good Counsel won the WCAC football championship. Walter Johnson made the playoffs in football for the first time in […]

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December 18, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Bresee Signs Letter of Intent to Play at Clemson

On National Signing Day, Damascus defensive lineman Bryan Bresee made it official – he will be attending and playing football at Clemson beginning next spring. Bresee was one of eight Damascus athletes that took part in an afternoon ceremony Wednesday in the school’s basketball gym. The 6’5′, 290 pound All-Met defensive player of the year […]

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December 3, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Northwest, Damascus Heading to Annapolis for State Title Games

Two Montgomery County teams, Northwest and Damascus, are gearing up for their respective state football title games on back-to-back nights this week at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The Swarmin’ Hornets of Damascus (12-2) take on the Linganore Lancers (12-1) from Frederick in the 3A state championship game on Thursday at 7 pm. The […]

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November 25, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Bresee’s Breakaway Run Seals Deal for Damascus

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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November 15, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Quince Orchard Continues Pursuit of Perfection in Playoffs

The second week of Montgomery County’s football regional playoffs present several great match-ups Friday night. Undefeated Quince Orchard attempts to extend their perfect season with a home game against upstart Walter Johnson. MyMCMedia will provide pictures and score updates on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for the Q.O. game plus two other featured games (*). 4A […]

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November 1, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Dominant Damascus Star Bresee Named to All-American Bowl

Bryan Bresee’s list of accolades is lengthy and his trophy case full. Friday the senior defensive tackle from Damascus, who is ranked by some as the top player in the country, added yet another honor getting named to the prestigious All-American Bowl – a high school all-star game – to be played January 4 in […]

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