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September 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Athletic Association Details Second Semester Plan for High School Sports

The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) released its “Roadmap for Return to Interscholastic Athletics and Extracurricular Activities” on Friday detailing a two-semester plan for high school sports.  The MPSSAA decided that during the second semester, which begins Feb. 1, 2021 and ends June 19, competitions will be allowed and seasons will operate on […]

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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 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Annual Barnesville Tournament Celebrates Maryland’s Official Sport

Quick. What’s Maryland’s state sport? Give up? Jousting became the official sport of Maryland in 1962. The Annual St. Mary’s Chicken Dinner and Jousting Tournament in Barnesville has held a tournament every year for more than a century to commemorate the game and its legacy in Maryland. 

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June 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Meet Gaithersburg’s New Mascot, Lilly the Lifeguard, at Water Safety Day

The city of Gaithersburg is introducing a new mascot: Lilly the Lifeguard. Lilly makes her debut on Friday at the 7th annual Water Safety Day, which takes place from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Water Park in Gaithersburg. The event is part of National Water Safety Month, and partners include Montgomery County’s Department of […]

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April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Poolesville Scraps Plans for Synthetic Ice Rink Because of Costs

The Town of Poolesville is not moving forward with plans for a synthetic ice rink, according to Town Manager Wade Yost. You may remember that Montgomery County was hoping to partner with the town on a rink after a backyard rink, “Mel’s Rink,”  made national headlines when the county shut it down for public use […]

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September 9, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Cashell Elementary School Welcomes Olympic Champion Helen Maroulis Home (VIDEO)

Olympic gold medalist Helen Maroulis recently visited Cashell Elementary School in Rockville to share her story with students. Maroulis is a former student of the school and received a warm welcome from students and teachers. MyMCMedia’s Maureen Chowdhury reports.

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July 6, 2016 | Staff Writer

Pickleball is a Popular Sport in Rockville (VIDEO)

Pickleball is a sport that is growing in popularity at recreation centers in the city of Rockville. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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November 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tickets on Sale for Nov. 29 Chinese Dive Team Exhibition

Tickets are now on sale for the “East Meets West 2015 Dive Show,” which is scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. on Nov. 29th at the Germantown Indoor Swim Center in Boyds. Judy Stiles, a county spokesperson, said this event will feature 12 members from China’s Guangdong Provincial Diving Team who are considered among […]

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August 6, 2014 | Sonya Burke

photo of Lisa Reichmann and Julie Sapper, co-founders Run Farther and Faster

Safety Tips for Runners (Video)

Here are some important safety tips for runners from two local coaches: Find our more about the Run Farther and Faster training groups and programs here.   Related:

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May 9, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Running in Montgomery County (Photos & Video)

Anywhere you go these days in Montgomery County you are sure to pass a runner. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke recently interviewed two local coaches who are sharing their passion for this popular sport by helping train area runners of all abilities and experience. You can find out more about the Run Farther and Faster training programs […]

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