our lady of good counsel

July 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Tuesday Storm Causes Chaos in Montgomery County

On Tuesday, thunderstorms affected various areas of Montgomery County throughout the evening. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for a portion of Montgomery County until 545PM. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. For more information: https://t.co/x1r37Kgyvw — MC Emergency Mgmt (@ReadyMontgomery) July 2, 2019 According […]

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June 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Flag Presentation to Kyle Olinger’s Family

Kyle Olinger’s widow and mother were presented with American flags at a “Celebration of Life” memorial in Olney on Wednesday. Olinger, a former Montgomery County Police officer, died in April from wounds he sustained after he was shot in the line of duty in 2003. Here’s a look at the flag presentation for Olinger’s mother. […]

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May 7, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Good Counsel Hires Catholic Coach as New Athletic Director to Replace Bates

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School announced Monday that they are hiring Steve Howes as their new Athletic Director. Howes recently resigned as the head coach for the men’s basketball team at Catholic University in Washington, D.C., finishing as the winningest coach in program history with a 276-138 record over 15 seasons. “[It’s] a […]

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February 13, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

After 45 Years with Good Counsel, Pat Bates Announces Retirement

Good Counsel Athletic Director Pat Bates will retire at the end of the school year, according to a press release. Bates has worked at Good Counsel for 45 years and is also an alumnus. Paul Barker, the school’s president, said that Bates’s life has been devoted to serving the Good Counsel community. “Pat Bates has devoted […]

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January 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Teacher Dies in Classroom

Montgomery County Public School teacher Deanna Perucci, 24, died suddenly while teaching a class at Herbert Hoover Middle School in Potomac Thursday morning. Herbert Hoover’s principal Dr. Yong-Mi Kim sent a letter home to families. According to Kim, Perucci’s “passing was the result of a medical emergency.” MCPS has already started offering support to students present […]

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February 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Good Counsel’s Bob Milloy Retires After 47 Years of Coaching Football (VIDEO)

After more than 47 years of coaching high school football here in Montgomery County, Bob Milloy has announced he is hanging up his whistle. The Olney resident has been the head coach at Good Counsel High School for the past 16 years, and that’s where Susan Kenedy caught up with this legend to talk about […]

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February 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Good Counsel’s Bob Milloy Retires from Coaching Football, Most Football Wins of Any Coach in Maryland

Our Lady of Good Counsel High School’s football coach, Bob Milloy, is retiring. According to a news release, Milloy career spans 47 years and ends with 405 wins, the most of any coach in the history of high school football in Maryland. He started coaching JV football at DeMatha High School in 1967. Walt Whitman […]

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September 25, 2016 | Staff Writer

St. John’s Upsets Good Counsel, 39-22 (PHOTOS)

On Saturday afternoon, it was St. John’s over Good Counsel, 39-22, in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) opener for both teams. The Cadets quickly scored first, and at halftime were leading the Falcons, 23-7. They never looked back. Next up for St. John’s is a big WCAC game at DeMatha. Good Counsel travels to […]

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August 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s the first day of school for students at Our Lady of Good Counsel high school in Olney. 2. Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) teachers also return to class today. When MCPS buses roll out next Monday to pick up students, there will be […]

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August 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County Public Libraries Celebrating Local Olympic Athletes (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) are celebrating local Olympic athletes by setting up stations for residents to send fan mail and messages. MCPL Director Parker Hamilton explains the stations in this video: According to a news release, four of the 11 athletes on the 2016 U.S. Olympic roster have roots in Montgomery County. Jack Conger from […]

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