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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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April 26, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Haskins’ Coach at Bullis Beams With Pride Over His Former Pupil

Last night was a life-changing one for Dwayne Haskins, Jr. Surrounded by family, friends and fans at a bowling alley in Gaithersburg, Haskins got the call that he was being drafted by the Washington Redskins with the 15th pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. There was excitement and relief mixed with some disappointment for the […]

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April 9, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Former Quince Orchard Pass Rusher Signs with Redskins

The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they were signing Andrew Ankrah, a two-time All-American at James Madison University (JMU) and a former Quince Orchard Cougar. Ankrah graduated in 2013, where he played basketball and ran track in addition to helping the football team reach the state finals twice. As a senior at Quince Orchard, Ankrah […]

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November 23, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Redskins vs. Cowboys: Where to Watch the Game on Thanksgiving Day

It’s one the most well known rivalries in NFL history, the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys. The two teams are set to face-off this Thanksgiving Day. According to MCM’s resident football fan Bryan Lyles, “This game is helping to reignite its rivalry that has been buried in a national sense for the last ten years, […]

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January 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Governor Hogan Wages Friendly Bet with Governor Walker Over Redskins-Packers Playoff Game

Who are you taking? The Redskins or the Packers? Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has waged a friendly bet with Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and, of course, Governor Hogan is taking the Redskins. On the line: one bushel of Maryland blue crabs, complimentary Old Bay seasoning, and a case of Flying Dog beer. And if the […]

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November 10, 2015 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in October

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of October, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Mission Hindenburg by C. […]

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September 3, 2015 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in August

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s librarians to find out. For the month of August, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Super Fly: The World’s […]

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April 1, 2015 | Staff Writer

A Day in the Life of a Washington Redskins Cheerleader (VIDEO)

We are counting down to a “Day in the Life of Montgomery County” on April 22nd and we hope you will join us. Here’s a quick look at a typical day in the life of Christa, a Potomac resident and a Washington Redskins cheerleader.

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June 18, 2014 | Staff Writer

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U.S. Trademark Office Cancels Redskins Trademark

In a landmark decksion, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has cancelled the Washington Redskins football team’s trademark, calling it “disparaging to Native Americans.” You can read the full decision here. News of the decision is also garnering reaction on Twitter. BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Patent office cancels Redskins trademark registration, says name is disparaging http://t.co/RfU3u2oQdX […]

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