Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Noland leaves Barons after three seasons.
Bethesda-Chevy Chase (B-CC) High School football coach Rich Noland resigned Tuesday, following three years in the position and just three weeks after the team's second consecutive appearance in the Maryland 4A playoffs, according to The Washington Post. Noland informed B-CC athletic director Jim Tapley of his decision Tuesday morning, informing his players later that afternoon, according to the Post story. While Noland will continue to teach psychology and history, he told the Post that he wanted to spend more time with his two children. “In a few more years…they’re going to be in high school and gone,” Noland stated. “You don’t get those years back.” Noland also shared that he believes that the football program has developed a “winning …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Twenty-two seniors attending the county's public high schools are finalists for the 2013 National Achievement Scholarship competition.
Twenty-two seniors attending Montgomery County's public high schools are semifinalists in the 2013 National Achievement Scholarship competition, including one student—Angela S. White—at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, according to a Montgomery County Public Schools statement. "The scholarship program, administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, recognizes academically promising [African-American] students across the nation and awards college scholarships to hundreds of these students each year," according to the statement. Nine public high schools in Montgomery County are represented by this year's semi-finalists, according to the statement. "Last year, 28 MCPS students from seven schools were named as semifinalists and …
Sunday, January 29, 2012
With a Friday victory against B-CC, the Whitman girls' junior varsity basketball team wins 50 consecutive games.
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Editor's note: The following game re-cap was submitted by J.T. Scully, the parent of a Walt Whitman girls' junior varsity basketball team member. On Friday night, the girls’ junior varsity basketball team at Walt Whitman High School achieved an impressive milestone – winning 50 consecutive games. The largest crowd of the season attended the much-anticipated home matchup between Whitman and cross-town rival Bethesda-Chevy Chase. Everyone was aware that a Whitman victory would be the Lady Vikings and Coach Larry Jodrie's 50thconsecutive win. Just to spice up the start of the game, Coach Jodrie put out a new starting lineup: Annabelle Scully and Lilly Silver-Alford at guards; Sarina Weiss and Peyton Glagola at forwards with Allison Poffley …