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...

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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January 14, 2021 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Grandma Gets Her COVID-19 Vaccination

Perhaps we should call this Keeping Up With Katie’s Grandmother? The Olympic swimming champ gave shoutouts to her nonagenarian grandmother for getting her COVID-19 vaccination and to frontline workers for their courageous work. Just ten days shy of her 95th birthday, my supermodel grandma received her first dose of the covid vaccine. Thank you to […]

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January 8, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Four Teammates from Good Counsel’s 2011 Team Prep for NFL Playoffs

The NFL playoffs get underway this weekend with six games — three on Saturday including the NFC East Champion Washington Football Team hosting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at 8:15 pm on NBC — and three on Sunday including the Baltimore Ravens (11-5) at the Tennessee Titans (11-5) at 1 p.m. on ABC. Four players involved […]

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December 23, 2020 | Staff Writer

Keeping Up With Katie: Ledecky Pays Virtual Visit to Children’s Hospital

Olympic gold medal winning swimmer and Bethesda native Katie Ledecky paid a virtual visit to Children’s National Hospital in Washington, D.C. to spread cheer during the holiday season. “My hometown pediatric hospital, [Children’s National Hospital], has a special place in my heart. I love visiting whenever I can. Today I visited virtually and we played […]

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December 14, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Northwest Football Coach Mike Neubeiser Steps Down After 10 Years

Mike Neubeiser is stepping down after 10 years as the head football coach at Northwest High School, according to a statement he made on Twitter. “I believe we accomplished our goals,” Neubeiser wrote on Twitter. “We turned Northwest into a respectable program and, most importantly, helped many young men become more disciplined and productive members […]

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December 7, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Maury Povich Discusses Father Shirley’s Legacy at Bethesda Big Train Event

Over the past month, Bethesda Big Train Base Ball has hosted several virtual events to stay connected with fans. As part of its Big Train Base Ball & Holiday Auction, Sunday’s event saw veteran TV host and Washington DC native Maury Povich discuss the legacy of his father, Shirley Povich. The legendary Washington Post sports columnist is […]

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November 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Dewey Local Park Gets Makeover Featuring New Street Hockey Rink

Dewey Local Park in Silver Spring has gotten a makeover for the first time since 1990. The renovations are part of Montgomery Parks’ “refresher program.” The refresher has brought several new features to the park, including an outdoor gym, a playground, picnic area, a dog park area, a “tyke track,” and a $140,000 street hockey […]

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November 19, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Approval for SoccerPlex Tournament Rescinded After Positive COVID-19 Test

Montgomery County rescinded its approval for a soccer tournament scheduled for Nov. 20-22 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds after a player tested positive for COVID-19. Several thousand players were expected to play. Dr. Earl Stoddard, director of the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Management Staff, said the Soccerplex’s initial plan for the […]

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November 16, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Former Bethesda Soccer Star Shines for U.S. National Team

“I had a week that I will never, ever, ever forget.” From the soccer fields of Montgomery County to representing his country at the highest level, Nicholas Gioacchini (pronounced joe-uh-KEENY) is making an impact for the U.S. national team. Gioacchini was born in Kansas City, but his family moved around a lot due to his father’s […]

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November 9, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Maryland Football Pulls Off Historic Upset Against Penn State

The Maryland Terrapins are making some noise in college football. For the second straight week, the Terps pulled off an upset – this time, a dominant 35-19 win over Penn State. “I’m really happy that our young team got to enjoy success [at Penn State],” head coach Mike Locksley said, “which is a tough place […]

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November 2, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Funk Earns Bragging Rights Over Ibrahim in Big Ten Battle of Former County Stars

Under the Friday night lights, two former Montgomery County running backs battled it out at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium. Jake Funk, a graduate of Damascus, helped lead Maryland (1-1) to an unexpected 45-44 victory over Good Counsel alum Mohamed Ibrahim and the Minnesota Golden Gophers (0-2). The game was played before a friends […]

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