Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Moves Home Base, Training to Florida

Swimmer Katie Ledecky made a splash today announcing that, after five years at Stanford University, she will be moving her training to the University of Florida in Gainesville. Ledecky will also be a volunteer swim coach for the...

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Churchill’s Defense Stymies B-CC’s Chance to Stay Undefeated

Bethesda-Chevy Chase came into Friday night’s game at Churchill with a record of 2-0 for the first time since 2010. The defenses for both teams were outstanding causing the opposing offenses to struggle. Playing at home,...

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Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Visits Her Old Schools in Bethesda

Katie Ledecky was back home Thursday and Friday visiting current students at her old schools – Little Flower and Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart – in Bethesda. Ledecky wore the four medals (two gold, two...

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Damascus-Kennedy Football Games Canceled over COVID-19 Quarantines, Injuries

Saturday’s varsity and junior varsity football games between Damascus and John F. Kennedy High School has been canceled due to student-athlete quarantines and injuries at Kennedy, according to a tweet from Damascus High...

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Lacrosse Legend Rabil Retires

Lacrosse superstar and Gaithersburg native Paul Rabil announced his retirement Tuesday at Audi Field in Washington DC. Rabil, 35, starred at Watkins Mill High School before transferring to DeMatha High School then played at Johns...

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MCPS Mandates Vaccinations for Student-Athletes in Winter, Spring Sports

Montgomery County Public Schools sent a letter to the community on Thursday announcing several updates to the schools’ coronavirus response. One update dealt with students, ages 12 and up, planning to participate in winter...

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September 22, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Moves Home Base, Training to Florida

Swimmer Katie Ledecky made a splash today announcing that, after five years at Stanford University, she will be moving her training to the University of Florida in Gainesville. Ledecky will also be a volunteer swim coach for the Gators. Ledecky just graduated this year from Stanford in Palo Alto, Ca. Ledecky explained on social media […]

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September 21, 2021 | Travis Chase

Churchill’s Defense Stymies B-CC’s Chance to Stay Undefeated

Bethesda-Chevy Chase came into Friday night’s game at Churchill with a record of 2-0 for the first time since 2010. The defenses for both teams were outstanding causing the opposing offenses to struggle. Playing at home, the Bulldogs’ defense proved to be the stingier of the two teams as they completed a 7-0 shutout of […]

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September 17, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Visits Her Old Schools in Bethesda

Katie Ledecky was back home Thursday and Friday visiting current students at her old schools – Little Flower and Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart – in Bethesda. Ledecky wore the four medals (two gold, two silver) that she won last month at the Tokyo Olympics. Ledecky, 24, has won seven Olympic gold medals […]

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September 17, 2021 | Margaret Attridge

Damascus-Kennedy Football Games Canceled over COVID-19 Quarantines, Injuries

Saturday’s varsity and junior varsity football games between Damascus and John F. Kennedy High School has been canceled due to student-athlete quarantines and injuries at Kennedy, according to a tweet from Damascus High School Athletic Director Cliff Elgin. Both games, which were scheduled for Saturday, will not be made up and will be recorded as […]

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September 14, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Lacrosse Legend Rabil Retires

Lacrosse superstar and Gaithersburg native Paul Rabil announced his retirement Tuesday at Audi Field in Washington DC. Rabil, 35, starred at Watkins Mill High School before transferring to DeMatha High School then played at Johns Hopkins University where the Blue Jays won two NCAA championships (2005, 2007) before becoming one of the sport’s greatest pro […]

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September 7, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Good Counsel Alum Ibrahim Out for the Year

University of Minnesota senior running back Mohamed Ibrahim (Good Counsel Class of 2017) will be out for the season after injuring his lower left leg in the Gophers’ season opener against Ohio State on Thursday. Ibrahim had rushed for 163 yards and two touchdowns before going out in the second half. Ibrahim was the Big […]

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September 2, 2021 | Staff Writer

Barrowman, Feinstein, Rabil Among DC Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

Montgomery County will be well represented at the DC Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Sunday. Olympic gold medal-winning swimmer and Churchill High alum Mike Barrowman, Gaithersburg native and lacrosse legend Paul Rabil and award-winning sportswriter and author John Feinstein, a longtime Potomac resident, will be honored in a pregame ceremony at the New York […]

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August 29, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

NBC Golf Announcer Steve Sands: ‘There’s Nothing Like Coming Home’

Golf announcer Steve Sands loves coming home to cover tournaments. Sands was in Owings Mills, Md all week covering the BMW Championship at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md for the Golf Channel and NBC Sports. The 20-year NBC and Golf Channel vet was born in Washington DC and moved to Rockville when […]

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August 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Quince Orchard High School COVID-19 Outbreak Reaches 26 Cases 

A COVID-19 outbreak at Quince Orchard High School related to the football team has grown to 26 cases. Principal Elizabeth Thomas reported six cases last Tuesday on Aug. 17. The next day, that number increased to 10 and on Thursday there were 16 total cases. On Friday, there were 20. As of Monday, the Gaithersburg […]

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August 14, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Wraps Up Busy Post Olympics New York Trip

Katie Ledecky had a very busy few days in New York after coming back from the Tokyo Olympics. After adding two gold and two silver medals to her collection which now stands at 10, the Bethesda native made several appearances in New York City over the past few a days. Highlights included appearances on The […]

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