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March 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

Hoop Fans Flock to Sports Bars to Take In March Madness

March Madness is annually one of the most popular sporting events on the calendar. Many Montgomery County basketball fans decided to spend their rainy Thursday with their fellow sports fans in sports bars watching the University of Maryland’s opening game against Belmont and their other favorite teams or teams they picked in their brackets. We […]

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March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Van Hollen Show Their Inner Marylander in March Madness Bracket

Gov. Larry Hogan and U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen released their March Madness brackets Thursday afternoon and — to no one’s surprise — they both are predicting Maryland will win it all. Van Hollen tweeted, “My bracket last year had @UMBCAthletics beating @UVA in the first round. People laughed (ahem @MarkWarner)—but as we saw, you […]

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March 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Reveals His NCAA Tournament Picks

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman commits his NCAA Tournament picks to video. And he invites other basketball fans to compete with him at gburg.md/brackets18.

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May 23, 2017 | Gabriel Leonard

Memorial Day Madness

Memorial Day weekend means barbeques, family, remembrance and Final Four NCAA lacrosse. The teams are set and the fans are ready for what should be three great games. The two semifinal matchups will be Ohio State vs. Towson and Maryland vs. Denver. All four teams have put up impressive numbers on their way to the […]

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March 14, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Shares March Madness Picks and Issues a Challenge (VIDEO)

Can you beat the mayor? Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman wants you to “bring it.” Ashman has unveiled his 2017 NCAA men’s basketball bracket picks in a 12-minute video posted on the city’s YouTube page, and he is challenging residents to try and beat him in the March madness challenge. The video is hosted by the […]

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May 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ledecky to Defer College to Train for the Olympics

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Katie Ledecky, a Bethesda resident and a senior at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, has announced she is deferring her enrollment at Stanford University for one year, until the fall of 2016. Ledecky will graduate from high school on June 4. In making this announcement, Ledecky issued the following […]

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March 22, 2015 | Phil Fabrizio

Maryland Women Moving On in NCAA Tournament (PHOTOS)

The University of Maryland’s basketball team defeated the New Mexico State Aggies 75-57 in the first round of the Women’s NCAA tournament at College Park on March 21. On a day that POTUS visited the Xfinity Center to watch his niece play for the Princeton Tigers in the preliminary matchup, the Lady Terps were the […]

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March 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Obama Attends Basketball Game in College Park Today (PHOTO)

President Barack Obama attended the Princeton vs. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay women’s basketball game in College Park today. According to online reports, President Obama was at the first round NCAA game to cheer on his niece, Leslie Robinson, who plays for the undefeated Tigers. MyMCMedia’s Phil Fabrizio captured this photo (right) of Obama at the […]

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August 8, 2014 | Gabriel Leonard

photo of Boston Cannons v Charlotte Hounds

The Growth and Decline

Sports intrigue most Americans, in fact 90 percent of Americans watch some type of sporting events. 60 percent of boys and 47 percent of girls already play organized sports by the time they are six years old! What I am going to look at today is what sports are on the rise and what sports are […]

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March 13, 2014 | Gabriel Leonard

The Huskie Way

The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team has always been a dominant force in NCAA women’s basketball but this year they are far better than anyone else. UConn is undefeated with a record of 34-0. UConn has played 7 top 10 teams and they have won all those games by a combined 126 points! That […]

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