Doctors Weigh in on Whether Playing Golf is Safe Right Now

Lots of people in Montgomery County are playing golf right now but is it safe to do so given the importance of social distancing? Dr. Pasquale Santini, an internist in Chevy Chase, told MyMCMedia, “If you are over 70, I would...

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Despite Coronavirus Crisis, Montgomery County Golf Courses are Packed

If you’re driving by a golf course expecting to see an empty field, you’re in for a surprise. While most businesses are shut down or severely cutting back, local golf courses are surprisingly bustling. Montgomery County...

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Boys and Girls Basketball State Semifinal Games Postponed

Four Montgomery County basketball teams that advanced to the state semifinals will not be playing their games as scheduled it was announced Thursday. Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSA) postponed all...

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Council Recognizes National Champion Maryland Bobcats Soccer Team

The Montgomery County Council has issued a proclamation recognizing the Maryland Bobcats soccer team on their national championship. The Maryland Bobcats became the United Premier Soccer League national champions with their win...

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MCPS Boys and Girls Teams Ready for Playoffs

It’s playoff time for Montgomery County boys and girls basketball teams. These are some of the first-round girls’ games this weekend in 4A West: Region I: 2-seed B-CC hosts 7-seed Wheaton Friday night at 7:15 pm...

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Georgetown Prep Student Wins Wrestling National Championship

Georgetown Prep junior Kyonte Hamilton won gold at the National Prep High School Championship in the 220 pound weight class over the weekend. Hamilton defeated Wyoming Seminary sophomore Kolby Franklin by a score of 13-6 in the...

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February 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Legendary Sherwood Coach Warren Crutchfield

Warren Crutchfield is a legend at Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring. Shawn Hillman, a teacher at Sherwood and a Class of 1990 alumnus, considered Crutchfield — who died at 82 years old in July 2019 — to be a mentor and father figure. “He’s an absolute warrior and not a warrior as in a […]

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February 20, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Damascus Picks Richard Montgomery Coach to Succeed Wallich

Damascus High School has named Josh Klotz as their new head football coach. Klotz – the head coach at Richard Montgomery High School since 2013 – replaces Eric Wallich who stepped down after 12 years at the helm at Damascus citing the need to spend more time with his family. Klotz took over a program […]

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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Caps Star Carlson Greets Fans at Olney Giant

Washington Capitals star defenseman John Carlson visited fans at the Giant Food in Olney on Wednesday to sign autographs and take photos. Carlson, 30, is a native of Natick, Mass. but lives in Montgomery County. He’s in his 11th season with the Caps, and is in the midst of a career year with 70 points […]

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February 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Damascus Sexual Assault Victims File Lawsuits Against School Board, Administrators, Coaches

Four students who said they “were victims of vicious sexual assaults” in Damascus High School football locker rooms during 2017 to 2019 filed suit Thursday against the Montgomery County Board of Education and several Damascus school officials and coaches. The 33-page and 31-page lawsuits detail the sexual assault incidents as well as an environment in […]

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February 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Good Counsel Duo: From WCAC Champs to Super Bowl Champs

Two Our Lady of Good Counsel High School alumni who play for the Kansas City Chiefs are officially Super Bowl LIV champions. Dorian O’Daniel and Kendall Fuller both graduated from Good Counsel in Olney in 2013. From 2009 to 2013, Good Counsel’s varsity football team won four consecutive WCAC championships. Fuller, a defensive back for […]

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February 3, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Tuskegee Airman from Bethesda Honored with Super Bowl Coin Toss

Col. Charles McGee, 100-year-old former Tuskegee Airman and Bethesda resident, participated in the 54th Super Bowl coin toss on Feb. 2.  The @49ers win the toss and elect to defer. The @Chiefs will take the ball to start the game. 📺: #SBLIV | 6:30pm ET on FOX📱: NFL app // Yahoo Sports app pic.twitter.com/xrd6RIQ7Qo — […]

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February 3, 2020 | Daryl Schultz

BLOG: Watkins Mill Boys Defeat Magruder in Crucial 3A Game

Watkins Mill High School, Montgomery Village, Jan. 31, 2020 The game at Watkins Mill Friday night brought back memories of basketball games I coached in that very gym years ago. The biggest difference between then and now wasn’t how hard both teams competed. That was very apparent. The very noticeable difference was once upon a […]

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February 1, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Fleury’s Journey: From Seneca Valley to the Super Bowl

On Sunday at 6:30 pm, Brian Fleury will be sitting in his customary spot in the coach’s box, talking in the ear of San Francisco 49ers’ defensive coordinator Robert Saleh. But this time, the stakes will be higher than ever. Fleury is in his first year with the 49ers as their defensive quality control coach. […]

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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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