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August 31, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Tributes Pour in for Georgetown Coaching Legend Thompson

The man who put Georgetown University basketball on the map and who was known as “Big John” has died. John Thompson, Jr, coached the Hoyas for 27 seasons taking a less than middling program and turned it into a national power. Thompson led the Hoyas to three Final Fours in the 1980’s winning a national […]

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December 15, 2019 | Laura Rowles

BLOG: Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Celebrates 70-Year Milestone

70-Years in Business, Relationship Building, Advocacy, and Success It’s been 70 years since the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) came into existence. Over two hundred business leaders gathered on December 5 at the Doubletree by Hilton to celebrate the Chamber at its platinum gala. The evening was a celebration of the partnerships the Chamber has […]

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July 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Poolesville Commissioner Jerry Klobukowski Inducted into MML Hall of Fame

Poolesville Commissioner Jerry Klobukowski  is one of the newest members of the Maryland Municipal League’s Municipal Officials’ Hall of Fame. Klobukowski was inducted into the Hall of Fame during the 2017 MML Summer Conference in Ocean City. “I am truly humbled by the trust and confidence that the people of Poolesville have placed in me […]

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March 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky Inducted into Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame

Olympian Katie Ledecky, a Bethesda resident, was inducted into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame at a ceremony at the Miller Senate Office Building in Annapolis this month. Ledecky is the youngest inductee ever and the first Team USA swimmer. The honor places her among other extraordinary women in that Hall, including Harriet Tubman, Rachel […]

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April 8, 2016 | Jeff Getek

Robert Davis Inducted into USPTA Mid-Atlantic Tennis Hall of Fame

Growing up in Oklahoma, his first tennis racket was a T.A. Davis model made of laminated walnut without a leather grip. In high school, he once spent his lunch money—30 cents per day—to buy two tennis balls for a practice. Now at age 95, Robert Davis earned entry into the United States Professional Tennis Association […]

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January 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Good Counsel Football Coach to be Inducted Into D.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Good Counsel head varsity football coach Bob Milloy is going to be inducted into the Washington, D.C. Sports Hall of Fame this summer. According to the Good Counsel website, Milloy is in his 45th year of coaching with a record of 382-112-1 as a varsity head coach. He has also coached at Sherwood, Springbrook and […]

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December 10, 2015 | Laura Rowles

Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber Inducts DeLeon and Stang into Hall of Fame

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber (GGCC) inducted DeLeon & Stang, CPAs & Advisors into its Hall of Fame on December 3, as a part of their Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony. In 1999 the chamber celebrated its 50th anniversary and established the Hall of Fame to recognize members and companies who had made extraordinary contributions of […]

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October 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Oct. 27, in Montgomery County: 1. Over 350 people are expected for Montgomery County’s Business Hall of Fame luncheon today at the Universities at Shady Grove. 2. Early voting takes place today from 3 – 8 p.m. at Gaithersburg City Hall. 3. In Rockville, the candidates running […]

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August 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg High Announces Inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame Class (PHOTOS)

Gaithersburg High School (GHS) announced its inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame class of 22 inductees this week. Athletic Director Jason Woodward said the Athletic Hall of Fame recognizes athletes, coaches, administrators and community members who have been nominated by and or demonstrated a high level of athletic achievement while an active member of the Gaithersburg […]

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January 30, 2015 | Krista Brick

Georgetown Prep Over Landon (PHOTOS)

It was a high-scoring game between Georgetown Prep and the Landon School Friday night, but in the end it was Prep that took the win before a crowd of alunni who were inducted into that school’s Athletic Hall of Fame. The Hoyas took the lead early on and never gave it up outscoring the Bears […]

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