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Big Train defeat Giants 4-1 in their last game of season

BETHESDA-  The Bethesda Big Train defeated the Gaithersburg Giants 4-1 on Friday night, ending their season with a 28-12 record and first place in their division, although both teams have clinched a playoff berth. “We got to keep hitting, all the way through playoffs, and hopefully it’ll carry over,” said…
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Celebrities assist those suffering from depression

Mike Creppy comes down with a rebound. Creppy formerly played at Blake High School. PHOTO BY MARK POETKER WASHINGTON – Local basketball fans and supporters flocked inside the University of the District of Columbia gymnasium Friday night for the first annual Michael Sweetney Celebrity Charity Game. Sweetney, a 33-year-old Prince…
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Bullis basketball routs Damascus to reach quarterfinals

ROCKVILLE — Bullis boys basketball responded to Damascus’ 15-0 with a 15-point spurt of its own to end the first half in its eventual 63-45 win on Monday night. With the victory, No. 3 Bullis returns to Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School on Tuesday night to play No. 6…
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Big Train lose in close game to Dodgers 8-7

  BETHESDA – The Bethesda Big Train almost mounted an improbable comeback victory in the last minutes of the game, but ultimately fell to the Baltimore Dodgers 8-7. The game was played at Shirley Povich Field, but the Big Train’s home ground gave them little advantage. Pitching woes plagued the…
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Leave it to the Magic Chef for Thunderbolt fun

Kevin O'Connor spices up the Thunderbolts home games with his brand of culinary delights. PHOTO BY MARK POETKER It appeared like a traditional scene at Blair Stadium about an hour and a half before the Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts took on the Gaithersburg Giants on Thursday night. Thunderbolts players rotated through…
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Morse’s 31 points for Bullis bury Q.O.

Vado Morse scored 31 points for Bullis in a 51-44 victory over Q.O. PHOTO BY MARK POETKER ROCKVILLE — Guard Vado Morse’s 31-point performance, one that included six 3-pointers, helped Bullis defeat Quince Orchard, 51-44, in the Maryland Elite Summer League on Tuesday night. Morse’s dominant outing helped Bullis earn…
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Jewish Day School spearheads good basketball throughout the summer

When Jewish Day School head coach Dave McCloud, and Azhar founded the Maryland Elite Basketball Company last May, they had one goal in mind; to bring competitive offseason basketball to the Montgomery area. Last year, the company had 16 varsity, and junior varsity teams participating. Now, there’s 20 varsity teams,…
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Seneca Valley dominant against Poolesville, 58-38

BOYDS – Summer league or not, Seneca Valley coach Eddie Simpson says the Screamin’ Eagles are playing inspired basketball. This led Seneca Valley to defeat the Poolesville Falcons 58-38.  The Eagles took the court Tuesday evening against Poolesville at the Maryland Soccerplex with the loss of former teammate Andrew Dantzler…
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