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2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarterfinals- M&T Bank Stadium
- With over 70,000 fans (mostly donned in El Salvador and Honduras blue) making their way into M&T Bank Stadium on a hot and humid Sunday afternoon, the hanging rain clouds looking to damper the two upcoming soccer matches didn’t stand a chance. For the unsuspecting soccer fan, the heavily favored United States Men’s National Team looked like […]
Ethiopians gather in Maryland for weeklong soccer celebration
- If you have attended a football or basketball game at the University of Maryland, then you’re probably familiar with Testudo dancing down the sidelines and Terrapins fans wearing red or gold chanting their victory song. While that sight of the local Maryland community is normal during the fall and winter months, I saw tens of […]
USA Gymnastics Acro competition astounds
- This past weekend I had the opportunity to experience the 2013 USAG Acrobatics Gymnastics Region 7 Competition at 1st Class Gymnastics. Competitors from New England to Virginia converged on the facility, Anne Arundel County and State of Maryland for two days of competition. On the line for these athletes and their teams: a chance to […]
DC Metro Showcase arrives in MoCo for recruitment showcase
- As the summer heats up, hundreds of athletes made their way to the South Germantown Recreational Park this past weekend for various outdoor sports. While the scenery provided a great setting to play outside, it did not stop college coaches in the region and the top basketball recruits from traveling to the state-of-the-art, multi-sport indoor […]
2013 Dew Tour- Ocean City
- Imagine thousands and thousands of your closest friends all together on a beautiful afternoon in Ocean City, MD cheering on local Baltimore favorite Bucky Lasek as he skated his way to victory during the Dew Tour’s Skateboard Vert finals competition. That was exactly how my Saturday was! Seeing the competition up close and personal was […]
Region’s best junior divers showcased in MoCo
- Over the weekend, I had an opportunity to witness my first dive meet at the Kennedy Shriver Aquatics Center (KSAC) for the USA Diving Summer Junior Region 3 Championships. Although my drive to the KSAC was short, divers from the region’s top dive clubs made journeys to North Bethesda, MD from states as far as […]
Deep Creek 2014 Announces Schedule for USA Canoe/Kayak Team Trials and Events
- 2013 USA Canoe/Kayak Whitewater Slalom Team Trials Adventure Sports Center International in Deep Creek Lake, MD will host the 2013 USA Canoe/Kayak Slalom Team Trials and Deep Creek Open on May 17-19, 2013. Athletes from all over the US will be competing along with 3 Olympic Gold Medalists. The USACK Senior Team Trials is open to
Despite the Weather, the Race Must Go On
- Mother Nature might have thrown a wrench into your weekend plans, but the rain, sleet and snow didn’t stop this past weekend’s big running events on the Eastern Shore. The MEAC Cross Country Championships and the Seaside 10-miler went on as planned despite a mean Nor’easter that wreaked havoc along the coast. No amount of[…]
Flacco Pulls Through for. . . . Shorebirds?
- That’s right. The word from the Shore is that first baseman Mike Flacco (younger brother of You Know Who) went three for three last night against the Lakewood Blue Claws and drove in the winning run. Team Terry just visited the Shore and paid a visit to Perdue Stadium, home of the Delmarva Shorebirds, and […]
The Season for Spinning
- Yes, the election is only six weeks away, and spin doctors are pedaling in overdrive about their candidates. But a different kind of spinning gets our adrendline pumping in Maryland every fall. I always look forward to this edition of Spokes Magazine because it features so many major cycling competitions, fund-raising rides and fun tours that take place throughoutThe Season for Spinning […]