Game Time Moved, Precautions in Place for Quince Orchard-Northwest Football Game

The game time for most anticipated high school football game of the season, Quince Orchard at Northwest, has been moved from 6:30 pm to 4:30 pm on Friday it was announced Wednesday afternoon in “an abundance of caution for...

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Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda Welcomes Home Olympic Alumna

Claire Collins, a U.S. Olympic Rower, shared her experiences competing in Tokyo at the Washington Episcopal School in Bethesda. Collins grew up in McLean, Va., and is considered a “WES Lifer,” meaning she attended Washington...

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Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame Welcomes New Inductees

The Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame (MCSHF) added five inductees on Sunday. Richie Anderson, football (Sherwood HS) Deane Beman, golf (B-CC HS) Mike Curtis, football (Richard Montgomery HS) Charlene Thomas-Swinson,...

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The ‘Other’ Diggs Brother is Making a Name for Himself in NFL

The Diggs family of Gaithersburg is taking over the NFL. To say Trevon Diggs is having a breakout season would be an understatement. The Dallas Cowboys’ second year cornerback from Gaithersburg is leading the NFL with seven...

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Seneca Valley Football Game Ends Early Due to ‘Series of Student Fights’

The principal of Seneca Valley High School in Germantown issued a statement concerning the Friday night football game with Northwest High School in Germantown in which there was “a series of student fights that created...

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Damascus Rushing Attack Swarms Rockville

It was pajama night at Rockville High School on Friday, but Damascus came into this game looking to put the Rams to bed early. The Hornets’ punishing running attack accounted for four touchdowns led by junior running back...

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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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August 10, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

After Historic Run, County Little League Team Ousted by DC Team in Regionals

“MoCo LoCo” had already made history before playing a game at the Little League Mid-Atlantic Regionals in Bristol, Conn. as the first team from Montgomery County to represent the state in the games. The end of the road came Tuesday as the team was eliminated following Tuesday’s 1-0 loss to Washington, D.C. They had lost […]

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