high school athletes

February 21, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

School Board Committee Proposes No Academic Requirements for MCPS Athletes Freshman Year

In a Policy Management Committee meeting on Feb. 18, the Montgomery County school board committee proposed that high school freshmen should be eligible for sports and extracurricular activities regardless of their grades. The discussion initiated when reviewing the student policy that requires student-athletes to maintain a 2.0 GPA and have no more than one failing […]

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June 18, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Northwest Runner Records Longest Triple Jump in Maryland History

Taylor Wright’s career at Northwest High is officially over but that did not stop her from continuing to assert her dominance in high school track and field competition. Wright capped off her accolade-filled career with a Maryland state record performance last weekend. At the New Balance Nationals in Greensboro, NC, the Northwest High School alumnus […]

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January 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Quince Orchard Boys Basketball Defeats Wootton

Quince Orchard beat host Wootton 52-50 in varsity boys basketball Thursday night in Rockville. MCM was there to capture these images.

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December 17, 2015 | Willie James Inman

Walt Whitman High School Faculty, Students and Parents Discuss Participation in Concussion Study (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video Walt Whitman High School principal Dr. Alan Goodwin discuses his school’s participation in a new concussion research study. Parents and students also give their opinion on what the new study means for them. Related:

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September 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

High School Athletes Use Smokeless Tobacco More Than Non-Athletes

High school athletes who play on sports teams smoke tobacco products at a lower rate than non-athletes, but use smokeless tobacco at a higher rate, according to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). Data from national Youth Risk Behavior Surveys (YRBS) show […]

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