Monday, July 9, 2012
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School varsity basketball coach David Breslaw will coach at Richard Montgomery High School starting next season.
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School varsity basketball coach David Breslaw is leaving B-CC for Richard Montgomery High School in the new school year, The Gazette reported. Breslaw, 32, is a graduate of and history teacher at Richard Montgomery High School. He coached for only one year at B-CC (with a 12-11 season record), before which he coached Richard Montgomery's junior varsity basketball team for five seasons, The Gazette added. At Richard Montgomery, he will replace "Scott Spear, who officially resigned from teaching and coaching on Wednesday more than four months after being accused of having sex with a 16-year-old student," The Gazette reported. Read more about the story on The Gazette.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Transfer quarterback Cory Applequist leads team to big win over Clarksburg.
While the Redskins’ season has turned into a disaster and Maryland is close to an all-time low point on the gridiron, the Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Barons are giving local football fans something to cheer for on the high school level this season. In one of the biggest upsets of the Montgomery County high school season, B-CC's varsity football team stunned 10th-ranked Clarksburg High School, 30-12, last Friday night to put the Battlin’ Barons in a position to capture their first playoff spot in 16 years—if they can win this Friday evening at Walter Johnson High School. In the Clarksburg victory, quarterback Cory Applequist rushed for 170 yards and scored a key touchdown on a play out of the triple option late in the first half, …
Friday, August 12, 2011
European basketball trip about more than just sports for Bethesda student.
Whiz Kid of the Week: Josh Fried Age: 15 School: Walt Whitman High School Accomplishment: This summer, rising junior Josh Fried played in the European Maccabi Games in Vienna, Austria. Josh was selected from players all over the U.S. as a member of the 12-man Junior U.S. Basketball Team. Almost 2,000 athletes from around the world gathered to play a variety of sports. The competition, modeled after the Olympics, drew an estimated one million spectators. “I felt so excited when I found out I made the team I was jumping up and down,” said Josh in a recent interview. Josh played JV Basketball at Walt Whitman last year, and hopes to move up to Varsity this year. “I wanted to go partly for the experience, partly to make new friends, and also, I…
Thursday, April 7, 2011
A Shakespeare play, a fun run, a 50-percent-off rummage sale and more are happening in Chevy Chase or nearby.
Romeo and Juliet Where/When: Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, 4301 East West Highway, Bethesda, Md., Thursday, April 7, and Saturday, April 9, at 7 p.m. Why Go: See talented local high school students perform Shakespeare's classic tragedy – "chock-full of ... beautiful romance, crazy knife fights, rich poetic language, and more," says 11th-grader Jessie Klueter, the play's director. Price: $10 (purchase at the door or in-advance with a $0.50 service fee – pre-purchase instructions are on the high school's website) A Wider Circle’s Race to End Poverty Where/When: Candy Cane City/Meadowbrook Park, 7901 Meadowbrook Land, Chevy Chase, Md., Saturday, April 9, from 8 to 11 a.m. Why Go: Do the 5k course or the one-mile course; let the little …