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October 15, 2020 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Montgomery County Sports Hall of Famer Curtis Pride

Curtis Pride was a dominant athlete at Kennedy High School in the 1980’s in not one, not two but three sports. He was all-county and all-state in baseball, basketball and soccer. Pride was also all-America in soccer. And somehow, he found the time to maintain a 3.6 GPA. This Sunday, Pride, 51, will be inducted […]

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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 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Springbrook Grad Weinstein Named Washington Football Team Radio Voice

Bram Weinstein is the new radio play-by-play announcer for the Washington Football Team. Weinstein grew up in Montgomery County a huge fan of the football team. He graduated from Springbrook High School and then American University. He has worked at ESPN, ESPN radio and FOX5 over the last several years. In the late 1990’s, Weinstein […]

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July 2, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Olympian Dominique Dawes Opens New Gymnastics Academy

Silver Spring native Dominique Dawes is known by many as a three-time Olympic gymnast and a gold medal winner. But this week Dawes is doing something she considers much more significant – opening the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy in Clarksburg. Dawes talked to MyMCMedia’s Joe Yasharoff in the latest episode of MoCo’s Most Famous about […]

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December 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Former Olympian Dominique Dawes On Gymnastics Scandal and New Academy

Dominique Dawes is far removed from winning four medals – including a gold – in three Olympic Games between 1992 and 2000. Now 43 with four small children, the Silver Spring native is excited to be opening the Dominique Dawes Gymnastics Academy in Clarksburg in the spring of 2020. Dawes talked to MyMCMedia’s Joe Yasharoff […]

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December 23, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 23 in Montgomery County

Precipitation to start the week. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 16. 1. School’s Out: Montgomery County Public Schools begins its winter break. 2. For the Rest-of-us: A special holiday is celebrated today: Festivus! Started in 1966, the holiday won widespread appeal as a counter to Christmas commercialism after it was the […]

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