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March 27, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Quince Orchard Star Demeioun Robinson Commits to Maryland

Rising senior Demeioun Robinson, all-America outside linebacker/defensive end at Quince Orchard High School, announced that he has committed to play at the University of Maryland. The announcement came as a surprise in recruiting circles. Robinson is a four-star player who has been compared as a pass rusher to former DeMatha and Ohio State star Chase […]

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February 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Navy Football Player from Georgetown Prep Found Unresponsive in Dorm, Dies

A U.S. Naval Academy senior, who starred on the football field both at the academy and at Georgetown Prep in Bethesda, died Thursday night. David Forney, a senior offensive lineman at the academy, was found unresponsive in the academic dormitory Bancroft Hall. “The cause of death is being investigated; foul play is not suspected,” according […]

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January 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

MisCHIEFS Defeat K9ers in Rockville Puppy Bowl

The MisCHIEFS and the K9ers went nose to nose at Pet Dominion’s 9th Annual Puppy Bowl in Rockville on Friday. In recent years, the winner of the Puppy Bowl has accurately predicted which NFL team will win the Super Bowl. On this occasion, the MisCHIEFS were victorious which may bode well for the Kansas City […]

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January 29, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Milloy Excited to Watch Two Former Players in Super Bowl

We are days away from Super Bowl LIV in Miami between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs. The coaches and players are going through their final practices and other preparations for the biggest game of them all on Sunday. Bob Milloy – the winningest coach in Maryland high school football history – […]

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January 23, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Churchill Alum Named Rutgers’ First Black President

Winston Churchill High School alumnus and former football star Jonathan Holloway has been named the first black president of Rutgers University in its 254 year history. He is also the first person of color ever to be named president at the New Jersey school. Holloway, 52, will be the 21st president at Rutgers. He will […]

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January 10, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Trio of Ex-Good Counsel Teammates Ready for NFL Divisional Round

One local high school — Our Lady of Good Counsel — will be watching the NFL playoffs a little more intently than most. The Olney school has three alumni playing this weekend in the NFL’s divisional round. And they all played together on the same 2011 team. Stefon Diggs ’12 (Minnesota Vikings wide receiver): Played at […]

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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 28, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Quince Orchard Ready for Clash with Northwest, Chance at Perfect Season

If you’re a football fan and you live in Montgomery County, there’s only one place to be Friday night — the Cougar Dome in Gaithersburg — where Quince Orchard (12-0) hosts Northwest (11-1) at 7 p.m. for the right to play in the state 4A championship game. The state semi-final game promises to be the […]

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November 22, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Bresee, Damascus Hyped for Third Round Playoff Test vs Franklin

Four Montgomery County football teams are still alive heading into the third week of the playoffs. In 4A play: Quince Orchard (11-0) hosts Arundel (8-3) Northwest (10-1) hosts Paint Branch (10-1) Winners advance to the state semi-finals next week. In 3A play, 9-2 Damascus, led by Clemson-bound defensive lineman Bryan Bresee, the best player in […]

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