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Lady Raiders win regional title over Lady Panthers

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ER Dianna McFarlaneGREENBELT – For the past three seasons, the same two teams have faced each other in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) Girls Basketball 4A South Regional Finals. In 2016, Parkdale High School finally bested Eleanor Roosevelt in a shocking 45-42 victory, leaving a sour taste in then-sophomore Ashia McCalla’s mouth.

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Booker's saves push Lady Raiders to state semifinals

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2 ER PhotoGREENBELT – Jasmine Booker was trained in a manner that most goalkeepers do not experience playing in the United States.

Five years ago, the Eleanor Roosevelt senior spent time in a Central American country when her mother, Carmen, was hired for work the U.S. Embassy. Booker spent time playing with a semi-pro women’s side affiliated with Costa Rican professional team Club Sport Herediano.

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Parkdale soccer alum, mom aims big in New Salvadorian league

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Zulia Menjivar 1HYATTSVILLE - As Diego José Chavarría celebrated winning the league championship with his club soccer team, Santa Tecla, on May 20, his wife, Zulia Menjivar, watched from the stands of Estadio Cuscatlán, cheering her husband on while holding their 3-year-old daughter, Alessandra.

For Menjivar, being a part of the celebration as a footballer’s wife was supportive. She was putting life on hold, briefly, to be with her family.

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