Kings for a Day: MCSL Week 6 is a Family Affair

The other half of the Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL) teams who traveled away last week had their last home meet Saturday, July 13.  I was on hand for the B Division meet between the Stonebridge Sharks and the Kentlands...

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Rose Lavelle: Inspired by Hamm, Now Inspiring Others

Washington Spirit and U.S. Women’s Team midfielder Rose Lavelle followed in the footsteps of a player she had long looked up to during her performance in the FIFA Women’s World Cup, in which she scored three goals,...

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County Swim League Heats Up as Season’s End Nears

The Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL) is in its fifth week of competition across the county.  Teams and individuals are running out of time and events to make a move upward in standings or make that cherished All-Star time. ...

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Washington Spirit’s Loss to North Carolina Courage Ends Streak

In front of a crowd of 2,481, the Washington Spirit ended their seven game no-loss streak to the North Carolina Courage 1 – 2, Saturday June 29 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds. North Carolina scored first but not until the...

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Washington Spirit’s Joanna Lohman Honored at Saturday’s Match

It was a draw between the Houston Dash and the hometown Washington Spirit Saturday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds.  The Spirit remained undefeated.  The show was really about Joanna Lohman.  Lohman  played 16 years...

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Washington Spirit Extends Unbeaten Streak with Home Win Against Houston Dash

The Washington Spirit extended their unbeaten streak to seven matches with a draw against the Houston Dash, Saturday, June 22.  On the first ever Pride night, the Spirit played hard and fast.  They dominated possession of the...

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May 20, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

67th Annual Potomac Hunt Races

Poolesville, MD, Sunday, May 19, 2019 On a sunny, summer like Sunday afternoon the 67th Annual Potomac Hunt Races took place on it quarters off of Peach Tree Road near Poolesville.  Eight Races of various lengths around a kidney bean shaped race course ensued as locals and visitors enjoyed this track in the AgReserve. Notably, […]

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May 19, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Severna Park Defeats Churchill in 4A LAX State Semifinal 12-4

Gaithersburg High School, Gaithersburg, Maryland May 18th 2019 Churchill’s boys’ lacrosse season ended Saturday against Severna Park during the MPSSAA 4A semifinal 12-4.  Severna Park got off to a very quick start scorning six unanswered goals before the Bulldogs scored.  The young Bulldogs played hard but struggled to score and the 7-2 halftime score signaled […]

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May 18, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Severna Park Girls Advance Past Whitman to State Lacrosse Finals

Gaithersburg, MD. Friday, May 17, 2019 Walt Whitman girls lacrosse team found the going tough against Severna Park losing their bid to the state championship game by a score of 16-3.  The Vikings, who were undefeated during regular season league play, could not produce any offensive momentum throughout the game.  Game highlights were few and […]

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May 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Former Springbrook Football Great Shawn Springs Helps Ring In New Sports Hall of Fame

Wednesday marked the launch of the new Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame. Several county councilmembers, MCSHF board members and former Springbrook football star Shawn Springs were on hand for the opening ceremony at Povich Field at Cabin John Regional Park in Bethesda. Springs, the featured guest and speaker, moved around the country during his […]

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May 16, 2019 | Daryl Schultz

Churchill Wins 4A LAX Regional Championship 6-5 in OT

Rockville, Maryland Richard Montgomery High School May 15th 2019 The MPSSAA 4A West regional Championship was on the line and the game between host Richard Montgomery Rockets and Churchill Bulldogs did not disappoint lacrosse fans.  The Rockets led off scoring three unanswered goals early with the Bulldogs answering with their first goal midway through the […]

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May 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

New Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame Announced

It was a beautiful day for a baseball game at Shirley Povich Field at Cabin John Regional Park in Bethesda. But there was no game scheduled. Instead, members of the board of directors of the brand new Montgomery County Sports Hall of Fame, several Montgomery County councilmembers and former Springbrook High School football star Shawn […]

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May 15, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

Dubick Leads Churchill Boys, Whitman Girls Prevail in Lacrosse Playoffs

Rockville, MD, Wootton High School, May 13, 2019 Winston Churchill had both the girls and boys varsity lacrosse teams reach the third round of the MPSSAA Regional playoffs.  Whitman girls had something to say about who would advance to Regionals beating Churchill 12 to 11.  There was no stopping Churchill boys as they marched past […]

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May 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

MCPS Puts Damascus Football Program on Probation

Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Superintendent Jack Smith released a letter today that was sent to the Damascus High School community. The letter provides an update on MCPS’ internal investigation into the sexual assault charges resulting from an incident that occurred on October 31, 2018 in the boys’ locker room. The investigation is complete and […]

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May 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Churchill Grad Dubick’s OT Goal Lifts Maryland Lacrosse in Dramatic Fashion

The Maryland Terrapins are not used to being unseeded in the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament yet that’s exactly the position they found themselves in heading into Sunday’s first round match-up with longtime rival and sixth seeded Towson. The game, played at Johnny Unitas Stadium, was a back and forth affair. The Terps trailed 13-12 late in […]

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May 13, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

4A West MPSSAA Lacrosse Playoffs Off to a Great Start

Bethesda, MD, Walt Whitman High School, Friday, May 10 Skies threatened, rain came, then so did the sun as advancing rounds of MPSSAA lacrosse playoffs got off to a great start. In the opener it was the local as a boys visitor, Walt Whitman against the higher seed and home team, Bethesda-Chevy Chase (BCC).  In […]

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