Seneca Valley Upsets Previously Unbeaten Rockville

In a stunner at John Harvill Stadium Seneca Valley upsets previously unbeaten Rockville 14-9. What looked early on to be a defensive match between these two teams turned quickly into an offensive fourth quarter struggle.  Both...

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Haskins’ Debut Provides No Relief For Struggling Redskins

Would Redskins’ rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins play or not? That was one of the hot topics heading into the Washington Redskins’ road game against the New York Giants on Sunday. That question was answered midway...

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Spirit’s Stars Lead the Way in Comeback Win

The Washington Spirit made their 2019 home finale a memorable one with a come-from-behind 2-1 win against the North Carolina Courage. The Spirit’s two stars Mallory Pugh (75th minute) and Rose Lavelle (84th minute) scored...

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Bethesda Big Train Alum Dozier Steals Show During Nats Wild Card Celebration

Despite a 19-31 start that had many calling for manager Davey Martinez to be fired, the Washington Nationals are playoff bound. The Nats clinched a National League wild card spot Tuesday night sparking quite a clubhouse...

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Maryland Running Back Funk Out For Year Again

For the second straight season, University of Maryland running back Jake Funk (Damascus High School) is out for the year with a torn ACL in his left knee. The redshirt junior from Gaithersburg hurt his knee in the Terps’...

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Ledecky Shows Support for Stanford’s Football Team

Katie Ledecky took a break from training for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on Saturday to attend Stanford’s football game against Oregon. Ledecky served as the Cardinal’s honorary captain. Stanford lost the game...

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September 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

Maryland Running Back Funk Out For Year Again

For the second straight season, University of Maryland running back Jake Funk (Damascus High School) is out for the year with a torn ACL in his left knee. The redshirt junior from Gaithersburg hurt his knee in the Terps’ last game at Temple on September 14. “Jake played an integral role, not just on offense […]

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September 23, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Ledecky Shows Support for Stanford’s Football Team

Katie Ledecky took a break from training for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on Saturday to attend Stanford’s football game against Oregon. Ledecky served as the Cardinal’s honorary captain. Stanford lost the game 21-6 to the higher ranked and favored Oregon Ducks. Ledecky, a junior at Stanford, is not currently taking classes during her […]

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September 23, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Churchill Defeats Rival Wootton 15-9

Friday night football at Wootton High School featured a first half dominated by the Patriots as they scored nine unanswered points against Churchill High School.  The second half scoring was dominated by the Bulldogs’ 15 unanswered points resulting in a Churchill victory.  The most exciting aspect of the game was each team would drive the […]

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September 16, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Select Six Inducted Into Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame

The Silver Spring Civic Center was the place to be Friday evening. The Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame inducted their first six members during a ceremony that included a high school drum line and the Joy Supernova cheerleaders. Former Springbrook football and track star Shawn Springs, Bob Milloy who is Maryland’s all-time winningest high […]

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September 15, 2019 | David Wolfe

Before Another Huge Crowd, Spirit and Reign Settle For Tie

Spectators, 19,871 of them, could not have dreamed of a much better night for a match between the Washington Spirit and the Reign FC from Washington State. For the Spirit, the only thing better than a packed stadium and perfect weather would be a win.  The Spirit’s try for 3 more points in the standings […]

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September 15, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Blake Stuns Sherwood in Overtime 22-21

Friday the 13th was a lucky day for the football Bengals of Blake High School.  The luck came in the form of a late fourth-quarter block of a Sherwood punt that resulted in a touchdown.  The two-point conversion that followed tied the game 14-14.  Blake trailed the entire game but when it mattered they came […]

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September 15, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

In Battle of County Titans, Quince Orchard Tops Damascus 21-7

Damascus High School held command over MoCo football competitors for nearly eight years. The Hornets were only defeated once since 2011 and that was by Quince Orchard in 2013.  Quince Orchard found a way in the fourth quarter to hand Damascus it’s first on-field season defeat, by a score of 21 to 7. Damascus, ranked […]

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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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