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September 13, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Katie Ledecky Fully Focused on 2020 Tokyo Olympics

At the ripe old age of 15, Katie Ledecky stood atop the highest podium during the medal ceremony at the 2012 London Olympic Games proudly listening to the national anthem after winning her first gold medal. Now 22, Ledecky has five Olympic golds and will be trying to add to her collection next summer at […]

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September 10, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Watkins Mill Dominates Seneca Valley 25-6 in Season Opener

Thirty years ago Watkins Mill High School opened with students reassigned from Gaithersburg  and Seneca Valley High Schools.  The rivalry that was created was a natural outgrowth of a new school being opened.  Seneca Valley in the 1970s, 80s and 90s was a dominant football power, not only in Montgomery County but in Maryland as […]

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September 9, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Defending Champs Quince Orchard Start Season Off With a Rout

Quince Orchard, the defending Montgomery County 4A state football champs, did not waste any time reasserting themselves as the team to beat in Montgomery County. The Cougars scored on their very first play from scrimmage Friday night in their season opener against Wootton and kept pouring it on beating the Patriots 56-0 on their home […]

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August 28, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Legendary High School Football Coach Bob Milloy Discusses His Hall of Fame Career

47 years as head coach at four Montgomery County schools. 405 career wins, the most in Maryland history. Eight state championships. The numbers are startling but only tell part of the story of Bob Milloy, one of the most influential coaches these parts have ever seen. The retired coach came to MCM to discuss the […]

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August 25, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Spirit Prevail in Front of Packed House at Audi Field

Billed as the home opener at Audi Field in Washington DC, the Washington Spirit prevailed over the Orlando Pride 2-1.  Soccer fans from all around the DMV packed Audi Field on a warm Saturday evening to cheer on the local team.  By my estimate, the stadium was filled to near capacity of 20,000. Girl soccer […]

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August 22, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Quince Orchard Alum Ankrah Calls Opportunity to Play for Redskins ‘A Blessing’

Quarterback Dwayne Haskins (Bullis) is the most famous Montgomery County product on the Washington Redskins roster but he is not the only one. Haskins is in a battle for the starting quarterback job. Andrew Ankrah is a rookie linebacker fighting just to make the roster. “Everybody has a story, everybody has a different way how […]

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August 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky, Springs, Milloy Among Inaugural Class of Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame

Katie Ledecky will headline the inaugural class of inductees into the Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame. Ledecky has earned five Olympic gold medals and 15 world championship gold medals. Ledecky, 22, will be joined in the 2019 Hall of Fame class by Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Dominique Dawes, Springbrook High great and former Washington […]

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August 19, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Bringing NBA Trophy Home a ‘Dream Come True’ for Former Gaithersburg High’s Miller

Less than 10 years ago, Malcolm Miller was playing basketball at Gaithersburg High School. He had high aspirations for himself but winning the NBA championship last year as a member of the Toronto Raptor exceeded even his dreams. Miller got to spend one day with the Lawrence O’Brien Trophy, given each year to the NBA […]

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August 16, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Former Gaithersburg Star Malcolm Miller Brings NBA Championship Trophy Back Home

A few years back, Malcolm Miller was a very good basketball player at Gaithersburg High School. Now he’s a member of the world-champion Toronto Raptors and he’s bringing the championship trophy back home for everyone to enjoy. The public is invited to a celebration at Gaithersburg High School where you can take pictures with Miller […]

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August 12, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Northwest High’s DiCello Wins U.S. Junior Women’s Gymnastics Championship

Northwest High School rising sophomore Kayla DiCello won the all-around title at the U.S. junior women’s gymnastics championship in Kansas City, Missouri on Sunday. DiCello, 15, who clinched the title with a stellar performance in the floor exercise, earned a spot on the 2019-20 Junior National Team. Germantown’s Anya Pilgrim, a 14 year-old rising freshman […]

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