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February 12, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Fall Sports Season to Begin Feb. 27

Montgomery County Public Schools announced on Friday that its fall sports season will begin on Feb. 27 and will last through April 17. MCPS lays out its plan for resuming its  athletics program in its seven page long Return to R.A.I.S.E., Second Semester Plan document. MCPS announced on its website, “all in-person programming will be […]

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February 11, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

County Recreation Returning to Outdoor, In-Person Programming

Montgomery County Recreation is returning to in-person programs on a limited basis. Beginning Feb. 16, there will be a limited number of indoor, instructor-led sports and fitness activities at four recreation centers. RecFit-Limited marks the first in-person programming offered since March 2020. RecFit -Limited will be offered evenings at Bauer Drive, Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac, Plum Gar and White […]

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February 8, 2021 | Brandy L. Simms

Former Whitman Player Cockrell Earns Super Bowl Ring with Buccaneers

Former Montgomery County football player Ross Cockrell has a Super Bowl ring to add to his resume. The Tampa Bay cornerback and special teams player was a member of Walt Whitman’s junior varsity squad before he transferred to a private school in Charlotte. He played college football at Duke where he reunited with former Whitman […]

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February 5, 2021 | Staff Writer

O’Daniel’s Mom Talks About ‘Superman’ and the Super Bowl

Kansas City Chiefs’ linebacker and Good Counsel grad Dorian O’Daniel is trying to win another ring. It’s what he does. His mother Kerri says he’s been on winning teams since he started playing football when he was 5. She says she has missed only four of his games since then. Kerri is the keeper of […]

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February 3, 2021 | Staff Writer

Good Counsel Alum O’Daniel Excited About Second Trip to Super Bowl

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Dorian O’Daniel, a Good Counsel High School alumnus, is trying to win his second straight Super Bowl. MyMCM’s Joe Yasharoff spoke to O’Daniel, 26, on the MoCo’s Most Famous podcast ahead of the big game on Sunday. In this clip from the interview, O’Daniel explains what it means to reach the […]

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February 2, 2021 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Super Bowl Edition with Dorian O’Daniel

Dorian O’Daniel knows winning. In high school, he won a state championship at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Olney, won four ACC Championships and a National Championship at Clemson University and last year was a member of the Super Bowl winning Kansas City Chiefs. On Sunday, O’Daniel, a special teams player and linebacker, and […]

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February 1, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Legendary Sherwood Coach Warren Crutchfield

Originally published on Feb. 20, 2020. Warren Crutchfield is a legend at Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring. Shawn Hillman, a teacher at Sherwood and a Class of 1990 alumnus, considered Crutchfield — who died at 82 years old in July 2019 — to be a mentor and father figure. “He’s an absolute warrior and […]

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January 26, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Washington Football Team Makes Historic Hire

The Washington Football Team announced Tuesday that they have promoted Jennifer King to full-time assistant running backs coach. King, 36, becomes the first African-American full-time position coach in NFL history. She served as the team’s coaching intern for the 2020 season. “Coach King is well deserving of the promotion to assistant running backs coach. She […]

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January 23, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Ten Years Removed from Good Counsel, Diggs on Doorstep of Super Bowl

Ten years removed from his senior year as an All-Met receiver at Good Counsel High School, Stefon Diggs and his Buffalo Bills are on the precipice of playing in Super Bowl LV on February 7 in Tampa. While they are only one step away, it’s a big step. They’ll have to take out the defending […]

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January 21, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Takes Part in Inauguration Video, Quotes Biden

Swimmer Katie Ledecky was one of three Olympic athletes that took part in the virtual Parade Across America that was included in Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration Celebrating America show that was broadcast Wednesday night. “Sustained by faith, driven by conviction, devoted to one another and the country we love with all our hearts."-President Joseph R. […]

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