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Whitman team visits the White House

The Whitman girls team also posed w/ the Minnesota Lynx at the White House. COURTESY PHOTO   The Whitman girls basketball team – fresh off a state championship run less than four months ago – had to cancel their summer league matchup in Germantown against Good Counsel on Monday. Instead…
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13-year-old will pursue Olympic Gold at trials

Phoebe Bacon is headed to the Olympic Trials.   PHOTO BY JACQUI SOUTH  Bethesda native Phoebe Bacon will make the trip to Omaha, Neb., for the U.S. Olympics Trials, a weeklong event starting Sunday. She’ll compete against 188 other swimmers in the 100-meter backstroke for a chance to represent her country…
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Local swimmers head to Olympic trials

Jase Ashkin is headed to the Olympic trials.  PHOTO BY JACQUI SOUTH  Rockville-Montgomery Swim Club is set to send 10 swimmers to the 2016 Olympic Trials but Griffin Alaniz and Jase Ashkin are unique within the group. Alaniz and Ashkin qualified for the competition as high school students a few…
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Northwest holds on against W. Johnson

Ben Dressman of Northwest is surrounded by Walter Johnson defenders. PHOTO BY JACQUI SOUTH BOYDS – Northwest junior forward Lameek Lumsden looked forward to his team’s upcoming game against Walter Johnson for one reason. He wanted to beat the Wildcats and return the favor after WJ grabbed a victory against…
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Rockville Express can’t come back against T-Bolts

    Paul Burmester (33) & Matthew Mervis (28) meet teammate Roberto Rivera (42) as he scores on Grayland Fowler's 2-RBI double in the bottom of the sixth, tying the game 4-4. Silver Spring-Takoma Park Thunderbolts defeat Rockville Express 8-7. PHOTO BY JACQUI SOUTH Despite a late rally, the Rockville…
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Big Train smash Baltimore Dodgers in double header

BETHESDA- In a double header that continued into Monday morning, the Bethesda Big Train overcame the Baltimore Dodgers in their first game, 8-7, and annihilated them in the second, 16-2. The first game, a continuation of a previous matchup postponed for rain, lasted 15 innings before the Big Train won.…
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Former All-Sentinel Player Selected in NBA Draft

Patrick McCaw, Montrose Christian alum, when he signed his letter of intent to attend UNLV in May of 2014. FILE PHOTO  Patrick McCaw is staying out west after the Milwaukee Bucks selected the 2014 Montrose Christian graduate early in the second round of Thursday’s NBA Draft and then dealt the…
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Celebrating life of a MoCo hoops legend

Gene Doane was one of the winningest basketball coaches in Montgomery County history. He coached at Sherwood, Blair and Seneca Valley with a combined record of 447-113.  FILE PHOTO   Gene Doane, one of the winningest high school basketball coaches in Montgomery County history, died last Friday at a hospice…
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Big Train at the plate offensively in 6-3 win

GAITHERSBURG — The Big Train won out against the Gaithersburg Giants Thursday night, 6-3. The Giants pitchers combined to walk eight batters, and the Big Train capitalized with timely hitting. They received home runs from third baseman Austin Hale and second baseman Allen to keep them ahead during the middle…
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County teams All-American in four events at Nationals Meet

  Good Counsel junior No. 3 in U.S. in 200m sprint Bullis’ Masai Russell, Alexis Postell, Sierra Leonard and Lauryn Harris competed in the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays at New Balance National Outdoor Championship Meet this weekend. The four relay members placed fifth in both championship races. COURTESY PHOTO Three…
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