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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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...

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September 3, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Three Football Players, One Common Passion and Cheese?

What do Brian Mitchell, Andrew Luck and former Damascus high school standout Jake Funk have in common?  Why, it’s their love for the game called football. In late August, I had the opportunity on the same day to sit with Brian Mitchell and Jake Funk.  I met the former Redskin football favorite at his office […]

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August 28, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

MoCo’s Most Famous: Legendary High School Football Coach Bob Milloy Discusses His Hall of Fame Career

47 years as head coach at four Montgomery County schools. 405 career wins, the most in Maryland history. Eight state championships. The numbers are startling but only tell part of the story of Bob Milloy, one of the most influential coaches these parts have ever seen. The retired coach came to MCM to discuss the […]

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August 25, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Spirit Prevail in Front of Packed House at Audi Field

Billed as the home opener at Audi Field in Washington DC, the Washington Spirit prevailed over the Orlando Pride 2-1.  Soccer fans from all around the DMV packed Audi Field on a warm Saturday evening to cheer on the local team.  By my estimate, the stadium was filled to near capacity of 20,000. Girl soccer […]

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August 22, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Quince Orchard Alum Ankrah Calls Opportunity to Play for Redskins ‘A Blessing’

Quarterback Dwayne Haskins (Bullis) is the most famous Montgomery County product on the Washington Redskins roster but he is not the only one. Haskins is in a battle for the starting quarterback job. Andrew Ankrah is a rookie linebacker fighting just to make the roster. “Everybody has a story, everybody has a different way how […]

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August 20, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ledecky, Springs, Milloy Among Inaugural Class of Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame

Katie Ledecky will headline the inaugural class of inductees into the Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame. Ledecky has earned five Olympic gold medals and 15 world championship gold medals. Ledecky, 22, will be joined in the 2019 Hall of Fame class by Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Dominique Dawes, Springbrook High great and former Washington […]

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August 19, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Bringing NBA Trophy Home a ‘Dream Come True’ for Former Gaithersburg High’s Miller

Less than 10 years ago, Malcolm Miller was playing basketball at Gaithersburg High School. He had high aspirations for himself but winning the NBA championship last year as a member of the Toronto Raptor exceeded even his dreams. Miller got to spend one day with the Lawrence O’Brien Trophy, given each year to the NBA […]

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August 16, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Former Gaithersburg Star Malcolm Miller Brings NBA Championship Trophy Back Home

A few years back, Malcolm Miller was a very good basketball player at Gaithersburg High School. Now he’s a member of the world-champion Toronto Raptors and he’s bringing the championship trophy back home for everyone to enjoy. The public is invited to a celebration at Gaithersburg High School where you can take pictures with Miller […]

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August 12, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Northwest High’s DiCello Wins U.S. Junior Women’s Gymnastics Championship

Northwest High School rising sophomore Kayla DiCello won the all-around title at the U.S. junior women’s gymnastics championship in Kansas City, Missouri on Sunday. DiCello, 15, who clinched the title with a stellar performance in the floor exercise, earned a spot on the 2019-20 Junior National Team. Germantown’s Anya Pilgrim, a 14 year-old rising freshman […]

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August 12, 2019 | David Wolfe

Spirit Fall in Lavelle’s First Home Game Back

Rose Lavelle was back in the lineup at home for the first time since the World Cup but the Washington Spirit missed an opportunity to move up in the standings.  The Chicago Red Stars extended their winning streak to five games shutting out the Spirit 1-0 dropping them to sixth place in the National Women’s […]

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August 5, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

University of Maryland Football Aims to Maximize It

First-year Head Coach Mike Locksley opened up the 2019 University of Maryland football season Friday at a day-long press event. It is an effort to Maximize It – a catchphrase for the new season. In a fresh twist to past experience, the entire practice dates and schedules with planned post-practice interviews have been released.  Fifteen […]

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