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August 12, 2019 | David Wolfe

Spirit Fall in Lavelle’s First Home Game Back

Rose Lavelle was back in the lineup at home for the first time since the World Cup but the Washington Spirit missed an opportunity to move up in the standings.  The Chicago Red Stars extended their winning streak to five games shutting out the Spirit 1-0 dropping them to sixth place in the National Women’s […]

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Mallory Pugh Says Lavelle ‘Rose’ to the Occasion at World Cup

During a press conference on July 22, Washington Spirit player Mallory Pugh had high praise for fellow Spirit player Rose Lavelle. Both women are also teammates on the U.S. women’s national soccer team. Here’s what Pugh had to say about Lavelle’s performance at the World Cup.

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July 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Lavelle, Pugh Continue Fight for Equal Pay

At a press conference at FedEx Field in Landover on Monday, Washington Spirit players Rose Lavelle and Mallory Pugh talked about the famous “equal pay” chant after winning the Women’s World Cup. When asked about the ongoing issue, Lavelle did not mince words. Elise Kellond-Knight of Australia, a defensive midfielder for the Spirit, said that […]

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July 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

Spirit Lose Game, Win Over Fans

The final score at the Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday night indicated that the Washington Spirit had lost to the Houston Dash 2-1 in a game delayed by heat and lightning. But a sellout crowd of 5500 – many of whom stayed after the game for autographs and pictures with US National Team players Rose Lavelle and […]

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July 19, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

For Spirit Head Coach, Getting Lavelle and Pugh Back is ‘Like Christmas Day’

The Washington Spirit held their final training session before Saturday night’s home game against the Houston Dash. The extreme heat caused head coach Richie Burke to shorten practice at the Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds. Two players from the U.S. World Cup champion team, Rose Lavelle and Mallory Pugh, are back with the team and their […]

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July 8, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Lavelle Shows Spirit in US Team’s World Cup Win

Washington Spirit midfielder Rose Lavelle scored the insurance goal in the US Women’s National Team’s 2-0 victory over the Netherlands with a blistering shot late in the second half of the World Cup finals in Decines-Charpieu, France. Fans from all over the globe praised Lavelle for her non-stop delivery and powerhouse performance. Lavelle scored three […]

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June 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Spirit Players Contribute to Record-Setting U.S. Women’s World Cup Win

The U.S. National women’s soccer team made history in their 2019 World Cup debut routing Thailand 13-0 on Tuesday in Reims, France. Alex Morgan led the way with a record-tying five goals. Two current Washington Spirit players, Rose Lavelle with two goals and Mallory Pugh with one, contributed to the rousing victory. RECAP | Lavelle […]

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May 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

UPDATE: US Women’s World Cup Roster Includes 2 Current, 3 Former Washington Spirit Players

The final 23 player U.S. Women’s World Cup roster is set and five current and former Washington Spirit players made the cut. Current players Mallory Pugh, 21, and Rose Lavelle, 23, were officially announced as part of the roster. As were veterans Ashlyn Harris, 33, Ali Krieger, 34, and Megan Rapinoe, 33, who played for […]

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April 12, 2019 | Staff Writer

Spirits’ Star Mallory Pugh Rejects Comparisons, Wants to Establish Own Identity

Mallory Pugh just wants to play. She has been a star in her sport for years now despite her ripe old age of 20 years old. She was the U.S. Soccer Young Female Player of the Year and Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year in 2015. In 2016, she became the youngest female […]

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May 27, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, May 26 – May 29 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion’s current exhibition, Drawing for Art, is on display from now through June 6. This exhibit has a twist, buy a ticket for a drawing on June 6 and go home with an original piece of artwork. The Rockville Art League […]

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