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Former Northwest standout heads to Avalon

Although Alabama recruit Trevon Diggs graduated from Avalon, the Black Knights football program received a boost this summer with the addition of former Northwest standout wide receiver Reggie Anderson. Anderson opted to leave the Germantown public school at the end of the 2015-2016 school year for the Gaithersburg private school.…
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An interview with former Olympic swimmer Mike Barrowman

There will be four athletes with Montgomery County ties competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, which spans from Aug. 5 – 21 in Rio de Janeiro. The most well-known of the bunch is Bethesda resident Katie Ledecky, a nine-time world champion who holds 400, 800- and 1,500-meter freestyle world records.…
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Giants’ success at the plate leads to historic season

Gaithersburg Giants right-hander Matt Chanin was grateful the offense gave him plenty of run support during his starts this season. But there was a threshold, a point at which Chanin grew frustrated with the team’s production at the plate. As the Giants kept scoring and the innings lingered on, the…
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Injuries limit T-Bolts’ success despite postseason berth

T-Bolts players Paul Burmester (33) & Matt Mervis (28) meet Roberto Rivera (42) at home plate as he scores in a game earlier this season. FILE PHOTO With catcher Nick Cieri leading the way, the Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts entered the All-Star break five games over .500 and looked poised to…
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Combination of returners, newcomers, breed Thunderbolts’ success

The 2016 team of the Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts.  COURTESY PHOTO   Five Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts players earned trips to the 11th-annual Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League All-Star game, scheduled for July 13. The North roster featured right-hander Nick Leonard and center fielder Zachary Racusin, who each played with the Thunderbolts…
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Screamin' Eagles nab summer league championship from Hawks’ clutches

Named Most Valuable Player, Denard Clyburn led the Seneca Valley Screamin' Eagles to a 59-56 victory against the Urbana Hawks.  PHOTO BY JACQUI SOUTH   ROCKVILLE – Seneca Valley forward Denard Clyburn chose the right game to come through in the clutch. The senior helped lead the fifth-seeded Screamin’ Eagles…
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Giants' early lead hold off T-Bolts to win 6-4

  Giants pitcher Weston Seay allowed only two runs in five innings, winning his first game of the year against the T-Bolts. PHOTO BY DAVID WOLFE   The Gaithersburg Giants’ offensive production early on propelled them to a 6-4 win over the Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts on Sunday night in the…
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