October 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Former Wootton High School Football Coach Charged With Sexual Abuse of Two Players

A former Wootton High School football coach was arrested Monday and charged with sexual abuse of two student players. Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) detectives charged Christopher Papadopoulos, 26, of Gaithersburg with two counts of sexual abuse of a minor and four counts of fourth degree sexual offense, according to online case records. Papadopoulos was […]

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May 16, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, May 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Hotel Pool Bill: The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is the introduction of a bill that would exempt area hotels from having a lifeguard on duty at the pool. 2. A Legend: Legendary high […]

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January 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Dunn Leaves Washington Spirit to Play for Chelsea Ladies FC

The Washington Spirit has announced that forward Crystal Dunn has signed a deal to play for Chelsea Ladies FC in the FA WSL in England. “On behalf of the entire Spirit organization and our fans, I want to thank Crystal for her years of commitment and outstanding performance,” said general manager and head coach Jim […]

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October 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Ability Awareness Week at Dufief Elementary School (VIDEO)

DuFief Elementary School is celebrating its 5th annual Ability Awareness Week, Oct. 17 – 21. The program teaches students that each person is special, despite differences or disabilities. Activities include speakers, readings, and a special assembly with the Maryland Ravens wheelchair basketball team. Find out more in this video report from MCPS-TV, below:

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Forward Cali Farquharson Injures her ACL

Washington Spirit rookie forward Cali Farquharson is going to miss the remainder of the 2016 NWSL season after tearing her left ACL during the opening minutes of the Spirit’s match against Seattle on Sept. 7. “We all feel terrible for Cali,” said general manager and head coach Jim Gabarra. “She has developed considerably in her […]

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December 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Jake Funk Sets State Record with 50 Touchdowns in Single Season (VIDEO)

How many football players do you know who have scored 50 touchdowns in a single season? Damascus running back Jake Funk is one of them and he now holds the Maryland state record for doing so. Funk scored 50 touchdowns this season, and, he said, setting that record in his senior year on his school’s […]

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July 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ali Krieger on Social Media (VIDEO)

Ali Krieger is popular on social media. The Washington Spirit defender has over 190,000 followers on Twitter and over 390,000 on Instagram. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Krieger says she hopes her social media accounts inspire others to live a healthy lifestyle and boost the sport of women’s soccer. Take a look: Krieger is a […]

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July 23, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ali Krieger Practices with Washington Spirit: “I’m Happy to be Back” (VIDEO)

Ali Krieger is practicing this week with her club, the Washington Spirit. Krieger returns after crisscrossing the country for celebrations and events that followed the U.S.A.’s World Cup victory. In this MyMCMedia Extra, Krieger says she is happy to be back and she’s preparing to play on Saturday against the number one ranked Chicago Red […]

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July 22, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Washington Spirit Owner on Ali Krieger and World Cup Win (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Washington Spirit owner Bill Lynch says many may not know that defender Ali Krieger won the World Cup on the same field where she blew out her knee before thee Olympics.

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