Good Counsel Football

February 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Good Counsel Duo: From WCAC Champs to Super Bowl Champs

Two Our Lady of Good Counsel High School alumni who play for the Kansas City Chiefs are officially Super Bowl LIV champions. Dorian O’Daniel and Kendall Fuller both graduated from Good Counsel in Olney in 2013. From 2009 to 2013, Good Counsel’s varsity football team won four consecutive WCAC championships. Fuller, a defensive back for […]

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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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January 3, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

NFL Playoffs Feature Several MoCo Alums

The NFL playoffs begin this weekend. Three of the four wild card games played on Saturday and Sunday will feature players and coaches from Montgomery County. Here’s the list: Stefon Diggs (Minnesota Vikings wide receiver): Played at Good Counsel High School and was Washington Post All-Met Defensive Player of the Year as a cornerback in […]

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October 13, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Good Counsel Upends #1 Gonzaga in 5 OT Thriller

Four quarters pass and I am still waiting for the dessert course.  Gonzaga ranked #1 in the DMV and Good Counsel is #5 and neither looked topped ranked. At the end of regulation, it’s tied 7-7.  Gonzaga only a few minutes prior to the end missed on a game winning 20-yard field goal.  At this […]

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August 5, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

University of Maryland Football Aims to Maximize It

First-year Head Coach Mike Locksley opened up the 2019 University of Maryland football season Friday at a day-long press event. It is an effort to Maximize It – a catchphrase for the new season. In a fresh twist to past experience, the entire practice dates and schedules with planned post-practice interviews have been released.  Fifteen […]

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October 20, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

#2 Good Counsel Falls to #5 DeMatha at Home

Good Counsel football dropped it’s second Washington Athletic Conference (WAC) game in a row by losing to DeMatha at home by a score of 32-2.  Good Counsel never got momentum to challenge the clearly superior DeMatha team Friday.  Too many turnovers and a lack of offensive consistency impacted the Falcons as they looked to rebound […]

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October 31, 2017 | Daryl Schultz

Good Counsel’s #7 Ranked Falcons Upset #2 Ranked Gonzaga Eagles 27-7 (PHOTOS)

Last Friday night was Senior Night at Good Counsel High School as the #7 ranked Falcons played host to #2 ranked Eagles of Gonzaga High School. The first half saw the defenses of both teams cause interceptions and fumbles which led to the half ending with Good Counsel unable to push across the goal line […]

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September 29, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

Good Counsel Powers Over Northwest, 58-21 (PHOTOS)

In what is the final in-county 2017 season football contest between private and public schools, Good Counsel Falcons (4-1) preserves it’s #10 ranking in the DMV by powering over Northwest Jaguars (4-1) at 58-21. Good Counsel took advantage of great field position in the first quarter to set the stage for this win.  Good Counsel’s […]

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December 16, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Friday Night Lights Football Year in Review (PHOTOS)

Take us back to the fall, Phil. For those of us in the DMV it was warm, colorful and full of promise and rewards. I caught some but not all MoCo state high school championship winners in photo action during the year. So before the review starts let me congratulate these MoCo schools for a […]

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October 20, 2014 | Phil Fabrizio

Friday Night Star-Lights Part 2

October high school football games are the tease for what we can expect to come in November as teams stretch to make playoff spots. It does not matter what division or conference a team plays in they all have an eye set on the prize of extending their season or perhaps spoiling another’s. These October […]

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