Monday, March 5, 2012
The Colonels downed the Bulldogs, 54-39 on Saturday at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring.
Magruder will face Sherwood in a 4A state semifinal at 9 p.m. on Thursday at Comcast Center at the University of Maryland, College Park. For more information on the boys basketball state championships, click here.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Bulldogs surrender only three points in the second half in their win over Gaithersburg.
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
By Jim Edwards GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- Behind for much of the first half and struggling to find its rhythm against host Gaithersburg, the Churchill boys basketball team turned to what has been their best weapon in the early season: relentless defensive pressure. With the scored knotted at 30-30 at halftime, the Bulldogs stepped up their defensive intensity, keying a 24-1 run to start the second half en route to a deceptively lopsided, 66-33, victory. Senior Sam Edens led the Bulldogs’ offensive charge with 18 points, followed by senior Quan Gill (14), senior Thomas Geenen (9), junior Dominique Williams (9), senior Louis Rothstein (8) and sophomore Matt Moshyedi (6). “We got off to a slow start. It was nice to see the kids come together …
Sunday, April 10, 2011
Three-time "Coach of the Year" recipient and Churchill's Basketball Head Coach Matt Miller will lead this summer basketball camp.
Basketball is all fun and games at Fast Break Basketball Camp lead by Churchill Boys Basketball Head Coach Matt Miller. The summer camp, which is now in its third year, is not only a way for kids to improve their basketball skills, but also have fun and learn about the importance of sportsmanship. Campers spend their six-hour day practicing ball handling, free throws, dribbling, defense, low post moves, shooting and rebounding. The fun-filled and stimulating summer camp helps kids who are entering second grade through ninth grade develop the skills and fundamentals of basketball while learning teamwork and having a great time. Miller, who recently received three different “Coach of the Year” titles, will lead the camp with the help of …
Friday, January 7, 2011
A look at the editor's top picks for the weekend of Jan. 7.
This weekend will bring sports, arts and books to Potomac as well as some possible snow flurries. On Friday, the boys' and girls' varsity basketball teams at Winston Churchill High School will play the teams from Walter Johnson at home. The boys play at 5:15 p.m. and the girls play at 7 p.m. If you're looking for a good book, stop by the Potomac Library's book sale on Saturday. The sale, which lasts from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., will have most hardbacks for $1 and most paperbacks for 50 cents. The proceeds of the book sale go to help the Potomac Chapter of the Friends of the Library. This is the last weekend to see the Holiday Art Show and Sale at Glen Echo Park. The exhibition is open on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. and …
Sunday, January 2, 2011
A look at the top news from Dec. 26 to Jan. 1.
Basketball, fires and New Year's Eve plans have been the prominent news stories this past week in Potomac. On Monday, Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to a house fire in the 13200 block of Violettes Lock Road in Darnestown near Potomac. Fire and Rescue Capt. Oscar Garcia said on Dec. 28 that the fire was an accidental incident and that the tenants had working smoke alarms and a lawful wood-burning stove, where the fire originated. According to the final report, firefighters were dismissed from the scene at 2:40 p.m. on Dec. 27, and damage to the home was estimated at $95,000. A Potomac man and North Potomac woman were arrested Tuesday for possession of heroin in downtown Silver Spring. Police found heroin on Faisal Abdullah, a …
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
The Patriots get to 3-2 on the season with big nights from Wallerstedt and Welty
Wootton High School boys basketball forward James Wallerstedt provided a game-high 19 points, guard Kyle Welty scored 18 and the Patriots moved to 3-2 in 2010-2011 with a 64-43 win on Monday at Richard Montgomery (0-6). Coach Chris Bohlen Wootton's squad led 34-20 at the half. To keep up with local sports, visit www.twitter.com/patchsportsmd.
Sunday, December 12, 2010
A look back at the top news from Nov. 5 to Nov. 11.
Local politics, the beginning of basketball season and a house fire have all stood out as major news stories in Potomac this week. On Sunday, the 25th Annual Montgomery County Executive's Ball for the Benefit of the Arts and Humanities brought about 800 people to the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel & Executive Meeting Center. The event was a way to raises money for nonprofit arts and humanities organizations that bring theater, music, dance, visual arts, arts education and humanities programs to county communities and schools. On Monday morning, County Executive Isiah Leggett spoke at the Montgomery County Executive and Council Inauguration Ceremony about the need for the county to move beyond challenges in the tough economic …
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Wootton held on to lead for most of the game and defeated Paint Branch, 51-46.
The Wootton High School boys basketball team started its 2010-2011 season on Tuesday by beating the team that ended its campaign in the playoffs last season. The Patriots outlasted visiting Paint Branch, 51-46. To keep up with local sports, visit www.twitter.com/patchsportsmd.
Friday, November 19, 2010
The editor's top picks for the weekend of Nov. 19.
Churchill's Midnight Madness, campfires, crafts and performances are at the top of the list for this weekend's best bets. On Friday, Winston Churchill High School is kicking off basketball season with a bang at the Midnight Madness celebration. From 8 p.m. until 9:30 p.m., Churchill Bulldog fans are invited to the school to start off girls and boys basketball season with music, contests, celebrity guests and giveaways. This weekend could be the perfect time to snuggle up next to the campfire, so why not visit the Fall Campfire event at Locust Grove? From 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Saturday the Locust Grove Nature Center is inviting people to come enjoy the outdoors and warm up by the fire. If exercise is in the cards for you, …
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Stephan Seraille is recovering and expects to be back to work next week.
This story has been updated. Stephan Seraille, a boys basketball coach at Thomas S. Wootton High School, is recovering from surgery after being stabbed in the stomach at his home in Germantown on Nov. 13. Police have released details about a reported stabbing in Germantown at 1 a.m. on Nov. 13. But they will not disclose the victim's name because of an ongoing investigation. Police said the victim intervened in a physical altercation between a group of people and his younger brother outside his home. One of the individuals had a knife and allegedly cut the victim. On Thursday, Seraille said he was happy to report that after three days at Suburban Hospital he is back home and feeling better. "I had emergency surgery, and they cleaned up …