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January 29, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Milloy Excited to Watch Two Former Players in Super Bowl

We are days away from Super Bowl LIV in Miami between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs. The coaches and players are going through their final practices and other preparations for the biggest game of them all on Sunday. Bob Milloy – the winningest coach in Maryland high school football history – […]

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January 28, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Family, Friends, Former Players Pay Tribute to Morgan Wootten

This was not the first time Morgan Wootten filled up a gym. The appropriately named Morgan and Kathy Wootten Gymnasium at DeMatha High School was packed with family members, friends and former coaches and players mentored by the legendary coach who died last week at the age of 88. The tone of the funeral mass […]

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January 26, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Tributes Pour in After Kobe Bryant’s Shocking Death

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif. Sunday morning. The crash also took the life of Bryant’s daughter Gianna, 13, and seven other passengers whose names have not yet officially been released. The 41 year-old Bryant — who played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers — was […]

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January 22, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

DeMatha Basketball Coaching Legend Morgan Wootten Dies

Morgan Wootten, the legendary former DeMatha high school basketball coach, died Tuesday evening at his home at the ago of 88. In a coaching career that spanned 46 years, Wootten won over 1200 games, 33 WCAC titles, 22 city titles and 5 national championships at the Hyattsville school. He coached a long list of great […]

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January 17, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Topgolf Germantown Officially Opens Its Doors

It took longer than expected but Topgolf Germantown is finally open for business. Friday was the official grand opening for the sports and entertainment venue that is geared for golfers and non-golfers alike. Here’s a sneak peak. Topgolf Germantown will be open Sundays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. until midnight and Fridays and Saturdays from […]

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January 16, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

In Surprising Move, Spirit Trade Pugh for Draft Picks

In a surprising move, the Washington Spirit have traded Mallory Pugh – a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) – to Sky Blue FC who play in Harrison, New Jersey. Pugh, 21, was considered one of the team’s marquee players but had not yet fulfilled her potential. In exchange for Pugh, the Spirit […]

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January 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Topgolf Soft Opens in Germantown

The golfing and entertainment venue Topgolf had a “soft-opening” Monday in Germantown. Located at 20101 Century Blvd., Topgolf offers a twist on golf that’s meant for all ages. Golf balls are microchipped, and players hit them at targets that are spread on a field. Hitting the ball at farther targets and closer to bullseyes earns […]

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January 10, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Trio of Ex-Good Counsel Teammates Ready for NFL Divisional Round

One local high school — Our Lady of Good Counsel — will be watching the NFL playoffs a little more intently than most. The Olney school has three alumni playing this weekend in the NFL’s divisional round. And they all played together on the same 2011 team. Stefon Diggs ’12 (Minnesota Vikings wide receiver): Played at […]

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January 9, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Dives into New Role with STEM Education

In a little over six months, Katie Ledecky will be in Tokyo for the 2020 Summer Games trying to add to her collection of five Olympic gold medals. In the midst of training, she found time to dip her toes into something very meaningful to her – education. Ledecky announce a new partnership with Panasonic […]

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January 8, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Bresee Says Goodbye to Damascus, Hello to Clemson

Bryan Bresee is officially a Clemson Tiger. In what has become commonplace among the elite high school football players, Bresee satisfied his credit and core requirements before the second semester of his senior year at Damascus High School. This allowed him to end his high school career in December and begin his college career sooner. […]

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