September 14, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

State Athletic Association Details Second Semester Plan for High School Sports

The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) released its “Roadmap for Return to Interscholastic Athletics and Extracurricular Activities” on Friday detailing a two-semester plan for high school sports.  The MPSSAA decided that during the second semester, which begins Feb. 1, 2021 and ends June 19, competitions will be allowed and seasons will operate on […]

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July 25, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Annual Barnesville Tournament Celebrates Maryland’s Official Sport

Quick. What’s Maryland’s state sport? Give up? Jousting became the official sport of Maryland in 1962. The Annual St. Mary’s Chicken Dinner and Jousting Tournament in Barnesville has held a tournament every year for more than a century to commemorate the game and its legacy in Maryland. 

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June 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Rickie Fowler: One on One the Day before the Quicken Loans National (VIDEO)

Professional golfer Rickie Fowler helped tee off the “Shot for Heroes” event  at the Quicken Loans National, and he played the Pro-Am on June 22nd. Afterwards, the PGA Tour superstar talked to MyMCMedia about what he likes about the Congressional course, what he is thinking about the weather, and what he plans to do to […]

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June 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Quicken Loans National Returns to Congressional Country Club (VIDEO)

The Quicken Loans National returns to Congressional Country Club this week. Here’s what you should know about getting there: Parking Information General parking for the tournament will be at the Rock Springs Parking Lot, located at 6720 Rockledge Drive in Bethesda. Shuttles will be offered from the Rock Springs Parking Lot to Congressional Country Club. A […]

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June 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Tiger Woods “Not Physically Ready to Play” in Quicken Loans Tournament

Tiger Woods has announced that he will not be playing in the Quicken Loans National later this month at Congressional Country Club. You can read his statement, below: “While I continue to work hard on getting healthy, I am not physically ready to play in this year’s U.S. Open and the Quicken Loans National. I […]

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September 16, 2015 | Jeff Getek

Game, Set, Match! Riderwood Residents Compete in Annual Tennis Tourney

While the eyes of the tennis world were focused on the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, New York, six residents of Riderwood displayed their competitive spirit closer to home. They played in the Erickson Living Annual Tennis Tournament on September 9 versus residents from sister communities Ashby Ponds (Ashburn, VA) and Charlestown (Baltimore, MD). The […]

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July 16, 2015 | Jeff Getek

Registration Open for 8th Annual Mah Jongg Tourney at Riderwood

Save the date: Riderwood, the Erickson Living retirement community, will host its 8th Annual Mah Jongg Tournament on Thursday, August 13. Open to the public, the five-round competition will be governed in accordance with rules established by the National Mah Jongg League. More than 112 Mah Jongg enthusiasts from the mid-Atlantic participated in the 2014 […]

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October 6, 2014 | Krista Brick

Lakelands Park Turf Field May Be Locked to All Without a Permit

If you have thoughts of getting on that new Lakelands Park turf field in Gaithersburg, you’d better get your wallet out. It seems the only athletes, besides those on the Lakelands Park soccer teams or enrolled in a City of Gaithersburg sports program, who will step foot on the turf will be those who pay […]

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September 26, 2014 | Aline Barros

photo of Audacity of Hoops 3x3 Tournament

Skills on Display at the Audacity of Hoops Basketball Tournament (VIDEO)

The fourth annual Audacity of Hoops basketball tournament was on Saturday, September 20, in downtown Silver Spring. The 3 on 3 tournament uses sports and recreation as a way to engage students and their families in constructive activities. Watch some of the top local high school players who had the opportunity to show their skills on […]

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September 26, 2014 | Krista Brick

SoccerPlex in Germantown Scoring Big Bucks for Economy

The Maryland SoccerPlex is scoring more than just goals- it’s scoring big money for the local economy. According to a release from the Soccerplex, a new economic impact study by the Conference and Visitors’ Bureau of Montgomery County shows the complex brought in more than $30 million to the local economy in 2014. The spike […]

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