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February 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Good Counsel Duo: From WCAC Champs to Super Bowl Champs

Two Our Lady of Good Counsel High School alumni who play for the Kansas City Chiefs are officially Super Bowl LIV champions. Dorian O’Daniel and Kendall Fuller both graduated from Good Counsel in Olney in 2013. From 2009 to 2013, Good Counsel’s varsity football team won four consecutive WCAC championships. Fuller, a defensive back for […]

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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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October 7, 2019 | Staff Writer

0-5 Redskins Fire Gruden

The Washington Redskins have fired head coach Jay Gruden. The firing was reported early this morning by national media and the team made it official with a press release shortly thereafter. Source: Washington has fired head coach Jay Gruden. — Dan Graziano (@DanGrazianoESPN) October 7, 2019 The #Redskins have issued the following statement. 🔗: https://t.co/yrT73E2FNO pic.twitter.com/YNjY6FsQUt […]

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September 30, 2019 | Staff Writer

Haskins’ Debut Provides No Relief For Struggling Redskins

Would Redskins’ rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins play or not? That was one of the hot topics heading into the Washington Redskins’ road game against the New York Giants on Sunday. That question was answered midway through the second quarter in the Redskins’ 24-3 loss in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Down 14-0, head coach Jay Gruden […]

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July 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Lavelle, Pugh Continue Fight for Equal Pay

At a press conference at FedEx Field in Landover on Monday, Washington Spirit players Rose Lavelle and Mallory Pugh talked about the famous “equal pay” chant after winning the Women’s World Cup. When asked about the ongoing issue, Lavelle did not mince words. Elise Kellond-Knight of Australia, a defensive midfielder for the Spirit, said that […]

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June 10, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Springbrook Great, NFL Veteran, Now CEO Shawn Springs

Shawn Springs is one of the best football players to ever come out of Montgomery County. After a decorated career at Springbrook as an All-Met football player and track star, Springs was an All-America at Ohio State and the third overall pick in the 1997 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks. A 13-year NFL career […]

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May 10, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Portis Fails to Appear for Traffic Violation, Court Records Say

Online court records say former Redskin Clinton Portis failed to appear in District Court on Tuesday for a charge of driving without a current license tags. Stopped at Old Georgetown Road and Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda, Portis faced at $70 fine, the records say. The incident occurred at 9:12 p.m. Jan. 3.   District Court […]

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November 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Redskins vs. Cowboys: Where to Watch the Game on Thanksgiving Day

It’s one the most well known rivalries in NFL history, the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys. The two teams are set to face-off this Thanksgiving Day. According to MCM’s resident football fan Bryan Lyles, “This game is helping to reignite its rivalry that has been buried in a national sense for the last ten years, […]

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August 30, 2016 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Montgomery Recreation September Happenings

September 1:  Senior Sneaker Seniors who cannot get to the gym by 3 pm, Montgomery County Recreation has extended the Sneakers hours to all day. If the center of your choice is open, the Rec Senior Sneaker Age 55+ 1 Year pass will work starting today.  This special annual pass is for boomers and seniors […]

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January 18, 2016 | Maureen Stiles

I Got You Under My Skin(s)

My dad was the best arm-chair quarterback that ever lived. As a kid, I was sure they could hear him on the sidelines as he barked orders at the television; bellowing keen analysis at the top of his lungs from the Lazy Boy. Sonny Jurgensen and George Allen took the brunt of the verbal lashing […]

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