jake funk

October 23, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

After ‘Long Two Years,’ Damascus Alum Funk Returns from Injuries to Lead Terps

“There are very, very, very few people that really understand what the last two to two and a half years have been like for me. From a physical standpoint to a mental standpoint.” Jake Funk missed nearly all of the past two seasons with two torn ACL injuries. But now, as the Maryland Terrapins get […]

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September 26, 2020 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Maryland Running Back and Damascus Alum Jake Funk

Five years ago, Jake Funk helped lead Damascus High School to an undefeated 14-0 record and the Maryland 3A state football title scoring seven touchdowns in the championship game against Dundalk. Now he’s a senior running back at the University of Maryland. Injuries have ended his last two seasons and it looked like he would […]

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August 17, 2020 | Phil Fabrizio

Blog: Mike Locksley is Looking Forward or A Glass Half-Full

ZOOM Conference Call – North Potomac MD August 13, 2020 Maryland head football coach Mike Locksley, took to the podium, or should I say center grid position on today’s Zoom media conference call. His focus was on his team moving forward. This press conference followed quickly on the heels of the B1G Ten’s decision to […]

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December 17, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

BLOG: We’ve seen a thing, or two. Glory Day Players of 2019.

I, along with two other associates, have initiated an inaugural standout players of the year football season compendium.  Together we have photographed for Montgomery Community Media covering over 30 football games during the season which began in mid-August and ended in early December. We have photographed on private and public high schools’ sidelines that call […]

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September 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

Maryland Running Back Funk Out For Year Again

For the second straight season, University of Maryland running back Jake Funk (Damascus High School) is out for the year with a torn ACL in his left knee. The redshirt junior from Gaithersburg hurt his knee in the Terps’ last game at Temple on September 14. “Jake played an integral role, not just on offense […]

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September 3, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Three Football Players, One Common Passion and Cheese?

What do Brian Mitchell, Andrew Luck and former Damascus high school standout Jake Funk have in common?  Why, it’s their love for the game called football. In late August, I had the opportunity on the same day to sit with Brian Mitchell and Jake Funk.  I met the former Redskin football favorite at his office […]

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December 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Damascus Hornets Win State Football Championship Game Two Years in a Row (VIDEO)

For a second year in a row, the Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets take home the 3A state football title. They defeated the Franklin Indians, 14-12, Thursday night in Annapolis. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury was there.

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June 3, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Damascus High School Continues Tradition, Holds Graduation at Football Stadium (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Rain didn’t get in the way of tradition at this year’s  Damascus High School graduation ceremony, where nearly 300 students received their diplomas. Damascus High is the only Montgomery County Public School to host graduation at their football stadium. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports. Presentation of the diplomas happening now.@mymcmedia pic.twitter.com/GwC4nhHAUh — Maureen Chowdhury (@MediaMaureen) June 3, […]

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February 4, 2016 | Phil Fabrizio

Touch All Four Colors – Maryland Pride

What am I doing here? It looks as if I am awaiting Coach DJ Durkin’s, University of Maryland new Football Coach to announce his first incoming recruiting class of the “Durkin dynasty” (my euphemism). Yes, I am a homer who happens to help Montgomery Community Media on all things sports related. So why am I […]

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December 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Year in Review: Top Five MoCo Sports Videos

UPDATED 12.21.15 It’s been quite a year for sports in Montgomery County from Clarksburg High winning the county’s sportsmanship award to marathon swimmer Jim Clifford becoming the oldest person in the world to complete the Triple Crown of open water swimming, to Geoff Britten becoming the first American Ninja Warrior — well, the list goes on […]

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