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July 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

Maggie Rose Sings National Anthem at Cubs’ Game

Potomac native Maggie Rose had the honor of singing the Star-Spangled Banner at a Chicago Cubs’ game this weekend at Wrigley Field. Previously she had sung the national anthem at a Tennessee Titans game in her adopted hometown of Nashville. Oh Say Can U C(ubs)!Thanks to Joe Maddon and the Chicago @Cubs for having me […]

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July 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Withdraws From Two Events at Worlds

The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. The world championships in South Korea are not going according to plan for Bethesda’s Katie Ledecky. On Sunday, the five-time Olympic gold medalist was beaten in the 400m freestyle event by an Australian teenager. And Monday, Ledecky withdrew from the […]

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July 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Two Roses, One Memorable Moment

Fans lined up after the Washington Spirit’s 2-1 loss to the Houston Dash Saturday night to meet their new World Cup heroes. Six players on the Spirit’s roster represented their countries at the World Cup including Rose Lavelle and Mallory Pugh who played for the winning US team. MCM was there to capture some memorable […]

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July 22, 2019 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Stunned at Worlds

The latest news and information about Olympic champion swimmer and Montgomery County’s own Katie Ledecky. Katie Ledecky is the best swimmer in the world who is very unaccustomed to not finishing in first place. That’s why Sunday’s second place finish in the 400 meter freestyle at the world championships in Gwangju, South Korea was a […]

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July 21, 2019 | Staff Writer

Spirit Lose Game, Win Over Fans

The final score at the Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday night indicated that the Washington Spirit had lost to the Houston Dash 2-1 in a game delayed by heat and lightning. But a sellout crowd of 5500 – many of whom stayed after the game for autographs and pictures with US National Team players Rose Lavelle and […]

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July 19, 2019 | Staff Writer

Game Time for Saturday’s Spirit Game Moved Due to Extreme Heat

Continued extreme heat has caused the Spirit to move the start time of Saturday’s game from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds. According to the Spirit, Gate D and the Fan Zone will open at 6:30 p.m. and Gate A will open at 7 p.m. Refillable water or water bottles will […]

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July 19, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

For Spirit Head Coach, Getting Lavelle and Pugh Back is ‘Like Christmas Day’

The Washington Spirit held their final training session before Saturday night’s home game against the Houston Dash. The extreme heat caused head coach Richie Burke to shorten practice at the Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds. Two players from the U.S. World Cup champion team, Rose Lavelle and Mallory Pugh, are back with the team and their […]

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July 15, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Kings for a Day: MCSL Week 6 is a Family Affair

The other half of the Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL) teams who traveled away last week had their last home meet Saturday, July 13.  I was on hand for the B Division meet between the Stonebridge Sharks and the Kentlands Kingfish.  I know the routine here having covered the Kentlands for the Town Courier newspaper […]

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July 9, 2019 | Ben Palmer

Rose Lavelle: Inspired by Hamm, Now Inspiring Others

Washington Spirit and U.S. Women’s Team midfielder Rose Lavelle followed in the footsteps of a player she had long looked up to during her performance in the FIFA Women’s World Cup, in which she scored three goals, including one in the final. While attending elementary school at St. Vincent Ferrer School in Cincinnati, Lavelle dressed […]

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July 8, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

County Swim League Heats Up as Season’s End Nears

The Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL) is in its fifth week of competition across the county.  Teams and individuals are running out of time and events to make a move upward in standings or make that cherished All-Star time.  For some MCSL  swimmers, this 4th of July holiday weekend and next can be a bittersweet […]

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