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.
Eight members appointed to new Thoroughbred Racetrack Operating Authority
Governor Wes Moore on Friday appointed the first eight members of a newly formed Thoroughbred Racetrack Operating Authority.
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”, […]
Rams Lacrosse looks to build on tradition as they take on defending champion Madison
It’s a battle of the old guard against the new hotshots as the Robinson Rams get set to host the James Madison Warhawks in a battle that will decide who gets to play for a state championship. The winner takes on either Cosby or Battlefield on June 10. Robinson...
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.
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!
Wolverine boys track eyes strong finish at state
VIRGINIA—The Rock Ridge boys’ track and field team already has a section title under their belt this season. Bringing down a large contingent of runners, jumpers and throwers, the Wolverines will see how they stack up with the rest of the state starting today at the Class AA State Track & Field Championships at St. Michael-Albertville High School. Class AA prelims will begin Friday at 9 a.m. with finals set...
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...
Ashburn, June 09 High School ⚽ Game Notice
There are 3 high school ⚽ games in Ashburn. The First Colonial High School soccer team will have a game with Independence High School - Ashburn on June 09, 2023, 10:00:00 CST.
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.
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...
Maryland Basketball Recruiting Scoop: A significant development
Get access to this article and all of the in-depth coverage from the 247Sports Network with this special offer. 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...
WVU lands 2024 three-star DE out of Maryland
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia’s 2024 recruiting class was bolstered in a big way on Friday afternoon. Obinna Onwuka, a three-star defensive end out of Maryland, announced his commitment to West Virginia’s football program on social media. His graphic was accompanied by five words: “Almost Heaven we locked in.”
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
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.
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 […]
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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