Rockville tells historic district homeowner to hide basketball court, or lose it
The City of Rockville has called a foul on a modern, half-court basketball court installed at a home in the city's West End Park historic district. Such a facility cannot be added to a home in that area without approval by the city's Historic District Commission. The homeowner at 401 W. Montgomery Avenue did not pursue that approval. Rockville code inspectors "became aware" of the concrete basketball court surrounded with 10' netting, and a fence on the property's western side, on January 10, 2023, and determined the owner of the 1890 Second Empire/Georgian Revival-style home had permits for neither.
Belmont cancels racing, Nationals postpone game due to poor air quality from Canada wildfires
Poor air quality from Canada’s wildfires has cancelled racing at Belmont Park and called off the Washington Nationals home game against Arizona on Thursday. It’s the second straight day the continuing fires north of the border have impacted sports in the Northeastern United States. Several Major League Baseball...
Oakton Girl’s varsity soccer heading to states with a positive approach
Oakton Girl’s varsity were crowned Northern region champions for the first time in the school’s history by defeating Madison 2-0 on May. 31. The approach was set in stone through training sessions and athletes working collectively. “Just knowing how big this game is. Mentally they went focused throughout...
Preview: Spirit looks to sweep regular season series versus Angel City FC at Audi Field
Washington, D.C. (06/09/2023) – The Washington Spirit will face Angel City FC on Saturday night in both sides’ 11th match of the regular season. The match kicks off at 7 p.m. EDT at Audi Field in Washington, D.C. and will broadcast nationally on Paramount+ for fans across the United States. International viewers can stream the match on NWSLSoccer.com as well.
D.C. Divas looking to make a run at a national championship
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — The D.C. Divas are the DMV’s professional women’s football team. A member of the Women’s Football Alliance, the team has been around since 2001. For the last two decades, the team has been a shining light for women interested in the game of the football. “It’s been a big impact”, […]
A decrease in air quality, a decrease in athletics
All across the Washington D.C. area looms a larger threat above: dangerous levels of air quality. This impacts people from all walks of life, but is specifically straining for student athletes. Springfield reached an Air Quality Index number of 177 on Wednesday, marking historically high levels. The smoke currently impacting...
Little league games cancelled over 'Code Red' air quality across the DMV
The Washington Nationals game here in D-C will be played as schedued. But many area little leagues games won't.
Melissa Riggins Qualifies for 1,500m Finals at NCAA Outdoor Championships
Melissa Riggins has qualified for the finals of the 1,500-meter event at the 2023 NCAA Outdoor Championships after clocking 4:18.46 to finish fifth in the second heat and take the last automatic qualifying spot.
Maryland Football: CBS Sports says new Terps playmaker is a transfer to watch
Kaden Prather was Maryland football's highest-ranked incoming transfer, but there's another who could bring just as much value to the Terps this season. That would be FIU transfer Tyrese Chambers, who made CBSSports' Tom Fornelli's list of the top impact transfers in the Big Ten this fall. I don't want...
Friday Dots: School’s Out For Summer
Christian Caple writes about the history of Husky football teams with similarly high expectations to this upcoming squad. Dawgman has a new recruiting blog with some updates about OL and RB recruiting in the class of 2024. Roman Tomashoff profiles 4-star Husky DL target Jericho Johnson who may be the...
Junkies Pickleball Challenge Director Pete Baroody stops by for a final event preview
Baroody is the man in charge of the Junkies Pickleball Challenge in Falls Church, VA, on Saturday, and he stopped by the studio on Friday for one last preview with the guys!
Buford Joins 2023-24 Women’s Basketball Roster
WASHINGTON – GW women's basketball head coach Caroline McCombs announced the signing of graduate transfer Madison Buford on Friday. A native of St. Louis, Mo., Buford comes to the District after spending two seasons at Hampton. Prior to her time with the Pirates, Buford played one season at Colorado and spent the 2019-20 season at Rend Lake College.
MM 6.9: Maryland track and field’s Jeff Kline finishes season at NCAA Outdoor Championships
Maryland track and field junior Jeff Kline finished off his season at the NCAA Outdoor Championships Wednesday. Kline was the only Terp to participate in the championships, starring in the men’s shot put finals. Kline’s final throw measured 18.77 meters, good enough for an eighth place finish in his...
Wild Things, Jackals have middle game delayed due to air quality concerns
PATERSON, N.J. – Wednesday’s middle game between the Jackals and the Wild Things has been postponed. New Jersey’s Hinchliffe Stadium is owned by Paterson’s school system, which has banned outdoor activities today due to the wildfires/air quality issues and warnings that exist across most of the eastern seaboard, according to a press release. The game […]
Virginia Makes Top 7 for 2024 Four-Star Forward From Washington D.C.
UVA made the cut for the talented Washington D.C. wing along with Villanova, Michigan, Indiana, Syracuse, Georgetown, and Miami
Summit on College Sports' Future Held in Washington D.C. by University of Arizona
The University of Arizona recently organized a two-day event in Washington D.C., titled The Future of College Sports, which delved into pertinent topics such as athletes profiting from their names and the potential for college athletic teams to change conferences. Conor McGill, from News 4 Tucson, reported live from the summit, providing insights from the second day's discussions.
Hammerheads Claim Title in Thrilling Post-Season Tournament Win
Falls Church Kiwanis Little League’s regular season came to an exciting end on Saturday evening, epitomizing the best of Little League baseball. The Hammerheads (coached by Nick Toman, sponsored by Chandler Heating & Plumbing) clawed back victory from a 4-0 first inning deficit against the Red Robbers (coached by Joe Greiner, sponsored by The Mount Rushmores) to clinch the post season tournament win.
Blue Devils offer Maryland DE Sultan Badmus
Duke Football has extended an offer to Maryland defensive lineman Sultan Badmus. After visiting Duke in early February unofficially, the 6-foot-3, 235 prospect announced the offer via his social media platforms on Thursday night. Badmus now claims 13 Division I offers including those from Air Force, Army, Harvard, Maryland, James...
Ralph Friedgen: Being Inducted Into College Football HOF Would Be ‘Lifetime Achievement’
Former Maryland football coach Ralph Friedgen, a two-time ACC Coach of the Year and 2001 ACC champion, was recently named to the 2024 College Football Hall of Fame ballot. “To be inducted into the [College] Football Hall of Fame would be a lifetime achievement for me. It would be something I would cherish the rest of my life,” Friedgen said on Glenn Clark Radio June 6.
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