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Tiger Woods returns to Montgomery County

Tiger Woods was back in Montgomery County this week.

The California native was uncertain if he would be able to play next month in the Quicken Loans National, the PGA Tour event scheduled for Bethesda’s Congressional Country Club on June 20-26.

“I have been practicing at home and I’m progressing nicely,” Woods said on Monday during Quicken Loans National Media Day. “I’m hoping to play. I don’t know if I’m going to play. That’s the overriding question I keep hearing, when are you coming back, when are you playing? I get it all the time.”

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What’s in the water over at Sherwood High School?

Are they feeding the student-athletes some sort of high octane fuel?

Obviously I’m joking about the fuel but there’s something going on at Sherwood that has sparked a string of success on the Sandy Spring public school’s athletic fields.

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A trio of Terps find their way into NFL draft

Former University of Maryland defensive back Sean Davis was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft last Friday night.

Davis, a D.C. native who played high school football at Maret, was the draft’s 58th overall selection.

“My dad loves the Steelers,” said Davis. “It’s awesome, I couldn’t hope for anything better. It’s the perfect situation.”

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Terps' basketball takes a hit with NBA pastures

Melo-TrimbleMelo Trimble. COURTESY PHOTO

For University of Maryland basketball fans, the news came as a surprise to few when it was announced this week that sophomore guard Melo Trimble and freshman center Diamond Stone would be leaving College Park for greener pastures.

 Both players have decided to enter their names in the upcoming NBA Draft. However, Stone, a projected first round pick according to nbadraft.net, plans to hire an agent which will make him ineligible to return to campus next season.

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Silver Spring native makes NCAA tourney history

Villanova guard and former Wheaton High standout Josh Hart was on the court when teammate Kris Jenkins nailed the buzzer-beater that helped the Wildcats clinch the NCAA championship Monday night in Houston.

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Syracuse connections and a trip to the "Final Four"

The Syracuse University women’s basketball program is headed to the Final Four for the first time in program history.

The Orange will face Washington in Indianapolis this weekend seeking to capture an NCAA title under the direction of Maryland native Quentin Hillsman.

Although Hillsman has deep roots in Prince George’s County, the Forestville High School graduate once coached high school basketball in Montgomery County.

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Washington area football legends will get "Funky"

Former Damascus High School standout running back Jake Funk will be among the honorees this weekend at the Washington Football Legends Scholarship Gala.

The event, presented by Marriott, will offer a nostalgic evening of tribute, food and fun to honor football legends in our nation’s capital and provide scholarships for minority higher education assistance.

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