Warren Crutchfield

October 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Sherwood Varsity Gym Officially Named After Legendary ‘Coach Crutch’

Sherwood High School has officially renamed its gymnasium after the late Warren Crutchfield. Crutchfield, who was 83 when he died in July 2019, was influential to many in the Sherwood community. For 33 years, he worked at Sherwood as a basketball coach and physical education teacher. His influence was so profound that in November 2019, […]

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February 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black History Month: MCM Spotlights Legendary Sherwood Coach Warren Crutchfield

Warren Crutchfield is a legend at Sherwood High School in Sandy Spring. Shawn Hillman, a teacher at Sherwood and a Class of 1990 alumnus, considered Crutchfield — who died at 82 years old in July 2019 — to be a mentor and father figure. “He’s an absolute warrior and not a warrior as in a […]

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November 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

New Gym Name Would Honor County’s First Black Head Coach

A petition was started to name Sherwood High School’s gymnasium after history-making basketball coach, Warren Crutchfield. Crutchfield, who died at 82 years old in July, worked at Sherwood for 32 years, teaching and coaching basketball and track and field. He was the first black head coach of a major high school sport at Montgomery County […]

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August 2, 2016 | Staff Writer

Historic Walking Tours in Rockville (VIDEO)

The city of Rockville has two virtual walking tours available if you are interested in learning the city’s history. Rock 11 Now’s Willie James Inman reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming. The two tours currently available are: View the interactive Walking Tour of Early Rockville. View the interactive Walking […]

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February 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Black History Month Commemoration (PHOTO)

Six long-time residents of Montgomery County, each of whom played a key role in civil rights changes that impacted the County, told their personal stories on Feb. 24 as they were honored by the County Council as part of a Black History Month commemoration event. At the event were, left to right; Council President George […]

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February 23, 2015 | Aline Barros

County Residents To Share Stories of Civil Rights History

One resident was not allowed to receive a library card or read books in the library. Another grew up in a property bought by his great-great-grandmother who was a slave to the Beall family in Rockville. But all of them had one thing in common: they fought and still fight for equal, fair, and just treatment […]

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