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September 18, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cokie Roberts, a National Voice With a Presence in Montgomery

The loss of trailblazing journalist Cokie Roberts is certainly felt in Montgomery County. She may have been born in Louisiana, and both parents served in the U.S. House of Representatives. She lived in the county for more 67 years. In 1960, she graduated from the all-girls Catholic school Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart […]

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August 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Katie Ledecky: “It Feels Great When all the Hard Work Pays Off” (VIDEO)

Bethesda native and Olympian Katie Ledecky recently returned from the 2016 Rio Olympics. She spoke at Dulles Airport about setting goals and working hard in this MyMCMedia extra video.  

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August 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Ledecky on Olympics and Coming Home (VIDEO)

Bethesda native and Olympian Katie Ledecky received a warm and exciting welcome home at Dulles Airport on Wednesday. After being greeted with cheers and hugs, Ledecky talked about her Olympic journey at a news conference. You can watch the news conference in its entirety, below.

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August 17, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Olympic Champion Ledecky Returns Home to Cheers (VIDEO)

Fresh off a whirlwind journey at the Olympics in Rio, Bethesda native Katie Ledecky landed at Dulles Airport today, greeted by cheers and hugs by friends and teachers from the Stone Ridge community. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Ledecky talks about how much she appreciates the support from the community in Montgomery County and her […]

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August 3, 2015 | Cindy Peña

Bethesda’s Own Katie Ledecky Smashes Another World Record! (VIDEO)

Katie Ledecky has done it again, smashing her own world record for the 1500 freestyle at FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia.  The 18 year old Bethesda native had a time of 15 minutes 27.71 seconds on Monday morning which bested her former world-record time of 15:28.26 that she set at the 2014 Pan Pacific […]

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June 4, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 4th in Montgomery County

Here is your rundown of five things to know today, June 4th, in Montgomery County, Maryland. 1.Congratulations to Richard Montgomery High School and Rock Terrace School on their commencement services today. 2. There’s still time to sign up for the Second Great MoCo Bicycle Summit. Find out how here. 3. The Montgomery County Planning Board meets today. […]

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May 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Ledecky to Defer College to Train for the Olympics

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Katie Ledecky, a Bethesda resident and a senior at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, has announced she is deferring her enrollment at Stanford University for one year, until the fall of 2016. Ledecky will graduate from high school on June 4. In making this announcement, Ledecky issued the following […]

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March 22, 2015 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Win 4-0 in Preseason Match Against Virginia Tech

The Washington Washington Spirit opened their preseason schedule with a 4-0 victory over the Virginia Tech Hokies on March 21. The Spirit controlled a majority of possession throughout the match forcing Virginia Tech to get most of their attack on the counter or from set pieces. “What was really exciting is that we were creating […]

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February 10, 2015 | Krista Brick

Ledecky Recounts High School Swim Career and Looks to the Future (VIDEO)

Olympian and world-record holder Katie Ledecky swam her last meet as a senior for Stone Ridge High School at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Championships in Germantown Feb. 5-7. Hear her thoughts on her high school career in this new briefing after the meet.

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February 9, 2015 | Krista Brick

Stone Ridge Swim Coach on Working with an Olympian (VIDEO)

Stone Ridge’s swim coach Bob Walker shares his thoughts on what it has been like having an Olympic athlete and world record-holder on his team.

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