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April 23, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Trevon Diggs on Cusp of Joining Brother Stefon in NFL

Day one of the NFL Draft is Thursday night. For one local kid, it’s an opportunity to follow his brother into the NFL. Trevon Diggs grew up in Gaithersburg attending The Avalon School. After four years at Alabama, he’s now on the verge of fulfilling his dream of joining brother Stefon – a wide receiver […]

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January 17, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Arthur Smith with the Tennessee Titans on December 22, 2019

Georgetown Prep Alum Smith Making Name for Himself With Titans

Until a few weeks ago, Arthur Smith was a respected but relatively anonymous assistant coach with the Tennessee Titans, a middle of the road NFL team. Then the Titans eked their way into the NFL playoffs with a back-up journeyman quarterback named Ryan Tannehill, a dominant running back in Derrick Henry and an uninspiring 9-7 […]

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January 10, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Trio of Ex-Good Counsel Teammates Ready for NFL Divisional Round

One local high school — Our Lady of Good Counsel — will be watching the NFL playoffs a little more intently than most. The Olney school has three alumni playing this weekend in the NFL’s divisional round. And they all played together on the same 2011 team. Stefon Diggs ’12 (Minnesota Vikings wide receiver): Played at […]

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January 3, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

NFL Playoffs Feature Several MoCo Alums

The NFL playoffs begin this weekend. Three of the four wild card games played on Saturday and Sunday will feature players and coaches from Montgomery County. Here’s the list: Stefon Diggs (Minnesota Vikings wide receiver): Played at Good Counsel High School and was Washington Post All-Met Defensive Player of the Year as a cornerback in […]

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April 9, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Former Quince Orchard Pass Rusher Signs with Redskins

The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they were signing Andrew Ankrah, a two-time All-American at James Madison University (JMU) and a former Quince Orchard Cougar. Ankrah graduated in 2013, where he played basketball and ran track in addition to helping the football team reach the state finals twice. As a senior at Quince Orchard, Ankrah […]

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March 1, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Chamber Members Bake for Good

In order to achieve success, we must be open to collaboration with others. Partnerships can come in all shapes and sizes. Regardless of who you partner with, partnerships can help unlock access to an entirely new community. Or in this case benefit the community. Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) members & guests gathered at JK […]

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February 5, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Super Bowl Sunday Food Fix

It’s almost Super bowl Sunday! I know that Panthers and Broncos fans are extremely excited about the game. (My Atlanta Falcons just didn’t make the cut this year.) I can imagine there’s a lot of excitement around the food as well. And what about all of those expensive commercials? I thought I would put together […]

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January 8, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Metro Adjusts Service for Sunday’s NFL Wild Card Game (PHOTO)

The Redskins are facing the Green Bay Packers at FedEx Field on Sunday, Jan. 10 in a NFL Wildcard Game. Metro has adjusted its scheduled track work for a few lines to accommodate fans. According to a news release track work on the Orange, Blue and Silver lines have been adjusted. On Jan. 10, starting […]

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September 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Lt. Gov. Brown Issues Statement on Baltimore Ravens

Maryland Lt. Governor Anthony Brown released the following statement on the Baltimore Ravens today: “The Ravens made the right decision today. No family is immune from the horror of domestic violence and we should never turn a blind eye – regardless of whether the abuser is famous or lives across the street. Our families and […]

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September 8, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Governor O’Malley Issues Statement After Baltimore Ravens Release Ray Rice

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley today issued the following statement after the Baltimore Ravens released Ray Rice from his contract: “The video released this morning of this domestic assault was horrible, shocking, and reprehensible. Everyone can do more to help end the scourge of domestic violence. Please consider supporting the House of Ruth, and learn about […]

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