Maryland SoccerPlex

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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June 21, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Washington Spirit’s Joanna Lohman to Have Jersey Retired On Pride Night

One of the best players in Washington Spirit history will retire her jersey Saturday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown. Joanna Lohman will be honored at halftime of the Houston Dash-Spirit game for her professional and personal achievements as part of Pride Night. The LGBTQ community will also be celebrated as well as showing […]

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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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April 11, 2019 | Diane Roberts

With World Cup on Their Minds, Washington Spirit Players Prep for Season Opener

Washington Spirit players gathered at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds on Thursday for a media day ahead of their season opener this weekend and the Women’s World Cup this summer. Diane Roberts was there for MyMCMedia.

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September 6, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Spirit Goalkeeper to Take Leave of Absence

The goalkeeper for the Washington Spirit is taking a medical leave of absence, according to a tweet she posted Wednesday. “It is with great difficulty that the Spirit and I have decided that I will take a medical leave of absence for the remainder of the season,” Stephanie Labbe said. The National Women’s Soccer League […]

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May 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, May 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Meeting the press: County Council President Roger Berliner holds his weekly meeting with reporters at 11:30 a.m. 2. Staying active: The Active Aging Expo runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S. Frederick Ave., […]

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May 4, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Turf Tips for a Beautiful Lawn (VIDEO)

Geoff Rinehart is the exhibit coordinator for the new, interactive Grassroots Exhibit at the Maryland SoccerPlex. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, he provides some tips for growing a beautiful lawn this spring. Grass Roots Exhibit Opens at Maryland SoccerPlex (VIDEO)

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May 4, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Grass Roots Exhibit Opens at Maryland SoccerPlex (VIDEO)

There’s a new, interactive display at the Maryland SoccerPlex. It’s called the Grass Roots exhibit, and it’s designed to teach you about different grasses and how to best take care of your lawn. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. When you think of the Maryland SoccerPlex, you probably think of watching soccer or playing soccer on the beautiful […]

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October 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Loses to Western New York in Hard Fought NWSL Championship (VIDEO)

The Washington Spirit lost the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Championship game against the Western New York Flash on Oct. 9. The Spirit lost late in the second half of extra time when a goal by Flash’s Lynn Williams sent the game into penalty kicks. The Spirit’s Crystal Dunn scored early in the 9th minute after […]

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October 7, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Washington Spirit Players Say They’re Ready for Championship Game (VIDEOS)

The Washington Spirit is heading to the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) final for the first time ever. The team won the semi-final game against the Chicago Red Stars in overtime at the Maryland SoccerPlex on Sept. 30th. MyMCMedia caught up with the team during their practice earlier this week. In the MyMCMedia Extra videos, […]

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