football

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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November 9, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Quince Orchard Dominates Playoff Matchup with Crosstown Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg, MD: Friday, November 8, 2019 It’s freezing cold.  The Cougar Dome is sparsely populated for this first round of the 2019 MPSSAA football playoffs.  Quince Orchard is ahead by 36 points at the end of the first quarter over their crosstown opponent the Gaithersburg Trojans. The play clock still ticks according to the normal […]

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September 6, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

High School Football is Back in Full Force

Are you ready for some high school football? Montgomery County schools kick off the new season Friday night. Look for photos and score updates from the Quince Orchard-Wootton and Seneca Valley-Watkins Mill games on MyMCMedia’s social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Montgomery Community Media will cover games all season. Last year, Quince Orchard won […]

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June 10, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Springbrook Great, NFL Veteran, Now CEO Shawn Springs

Shawn Springs is one of the best football players to ever come out of Montgomery County. After a decorated career at Springbrook as an All-Met football player and track star, Springs was an All-America at Ohio State and the third overall pick in the 1997 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. A 13-year NFL career […]

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April 26, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Haskins’ Coach at Bullis Beams With Pride Over His Former Pupil

Last night was a life-changing one for Dwayne Haskins, Jr. Surrounded by family, friends and fans at a bowling alley in Gaithersburg, Haskins got the call that he was being drafted by the Washington Redskins with the 15th pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. There was excitement and relief mixed with some disappointment for the […]

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April 26, 2019 | Staff Writer

Former Bullis Standout Haskins Drops to 15th Pick, Drafted By Redskins

Rumors and reports swirled for days that it could happen. Then around 10 o’clock Thursday night, it did happen. “It” was Dwayne Haskins, Jr., former star quarterback at Bullis in Potomac, being selected in the first round by the Washington Redskins. Weeks ago, Haskins was projected by many to be picked by the New York […]

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