soccer

October 7, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

COVID-19 Outbreak Linked to Montgomery County Youth Soccer Club

Montgomery County is investigating a COVID-19 outbreak linked to a youth soccer club that has now “spilled over” into a high school team, public health officials have confirmed. Over the weekend, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) was notified of two initial positive cases tied to the Potomac Soccer Association. As a result […]

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September 29, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

101-Year-Old Tennis, Soccer Champion and War Hero Doyle Royal Dies

Doyle Royal, a legendary tennis figure in the area, died at the age of 101. The Washington, D.C. native and longtime Bethesda resident lived a full life as a championship-winning soccer and tennis player and coach and World War II hero. Royal was the oldest Edgemoor Club member and spent a great deal of time […]

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August 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Featured - Phase 2

Updated Phase 2 Guidelines Allows Museums, Art Galleries, Bowling Alleys to Reopen

On Monday, Montgomery County updated its phase 2 reopening guidelines with the unanimous approval by the County Council. Here’s what the updated guidelines now allow for: Museums and art galleries can now reopen with restrictions. Bowling alleys can reopen with restrictions. Food service facilities are requred to post signs that advice customers about wearing face […]

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August 24, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Updated County Order Reclassifies Soccer as Medium-Risk Sport

According to an updated county executive order on COVID-19 recovery, soccer has been reclassified as a medium-risk sport and is now allowed in Montgomery County. It was previously considered a high risk-sport- which is not currently permitted at Montgomery Parks athletic fields due to COVID-19 health safety concerns. Montgomery County Council met on Monday to […]

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August 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

After Classifying Soccer as High Risk, County Still Reviewing Guidelines

Montgomery County is still considering how to approach soccer during the ongoing pandemic.  County Executive Marc Elrich issued an executive order last week amending his Phase 2 reopening order. Under the directive, high-risk sports are limited to no-contact skills building and drills, while low and medium-risk sports can have games. The county references the Maryland […]

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July 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Leyenda del Fútbol Jaime Moreno Podría Perder un Ojo tras Accidente de Golf

La leyenda del DC United Jaime Moreno está en peligro de perder su ojo izquierdo después de un extraño accidente de golf ocurrido el jueves 16 de julio. El nativo boliviano, que jugó como delantero estrella para DC United durante 14 temporadas antes de retirarse en 2010, jugaba con un grupo de amigos en el […]

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July 28, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Soccer Great Jaime Moreno Could Lose Eye After Freak Golfing Accident

DC United legend Jaime Moreno is in danger of losing his left eye after a freak golfing accident on Thursday, July 16. The Bolivian native, who played as star forward for D.C. United for 14 seasons before retiring in 2010, was playing with a group of friends at the 1757 Golf Club in Dulles, Virginia when […]

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July 13, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Spirit Star Sullivan Out for Season With Torn Meniscus

Washington Spirit midfielder and captain Andi Sullivan is out for the remainder of the 2020 National Women’s Soccer League Challenge Cup. The team announced in a press release that an MRI revealed a torn meniscus in her left knee. The U.S. Women’s National team member suffered the injury during the second half of the Spirit’s […]

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June 14, 2019 | Frances Moyonero

Wheaton Sports Pavilion to Host Women’s World Cup Viewing Party

The Wheaton Sports Pavilion – an indoor turf field – will have an open house during the FIFA’s Women’s World Cup on June 16. The event is free to the public, and it will include on-site food trucks to purchase food and beverages from as you sit back and enjoy the USA vs. Chile Women’s […]

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June 20, 2018 | Marisa Fried

photo of Wheaton Sports Pavilion

World Cup Viewing Party for Saturday’s Mexico vs. South Korea FIFA Match-up

Following Mexico’s big win against Germany Sunday in the FIFA World Cup Tournament, Montgomery Parks has decided to host a free viewing party for the Mexico vs South Korea game at the Wheaton Sports Pavilion Saturday, June 23. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. with the game scheduled to start at 11 a.m. Food trucks […]

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