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Despite a Strong Start at Home MC Volleyball Falls to Baltimore City

Despite a Strong Start at Home MC Volleyball Falls to Baltimore City

September 30, 2016

Half an hour before game time, both teams were practicing on their respective sides. The Thursday night sky was dark and rainy but the gym was bright and lively. With loud music and a good amount of fans for support the Raptors were ready to compete. One major difference stood between the two squads...

Raptors Seek to Continue Soccer Dominance Through the Regular Season and Beyond

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Grant Gibson

September 26, 2016

Victory has greeted the Montgomery College's Women’s Soccer Team on every occasion so far in the 2016 season. Whether defending home turf or traveling to enemy soil, they have won. Most games ended with a lead of at least three and sometimes more. “The level of play shown so far has been nothing...

Time To Put On Your Big Boy Pants

Time To Put On Your Big Boy Pants

February 28, 2016

Lately, I've been running, lifting, and eating right. The NFL combine is right around the corner. However, what are the chances of me going to the NFL combine? Slim to none. Well, technically I will be there because as always it we'll be televised on the NFL network. The combine was Friday, Feb. 26....

Thoughts on All-Star Dunk Contest This Past Weekend

Thoughts on All-Star Dunk Contest This Past Weekend

February 17, 2016

Over the weekend, the NBA All-star game kicked off and man, it was a great one! Well, not so much of the All-Star game where defense was completely optional. Both East and West racked up a combined score of 369 points. However, the West mounted 196 points compared to the East with 173 points scored,...

Recap of Super Bowl 50–Panthers Return to the Bowl since ’03, (maybe) the Last Rodeo for Manning, Defense Wins the Game

Feb 7, 2016; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Denver Broncos safety Shiloh Keo (33), defensive end Antonio Smith (90) and cornerback Chris Harris (25) react after beating the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-245820 ORIG FILE ID:  20160207_pjc_se2_288.JPG

February 8, 2016

Oh, there was Dabbing, (not from Cam Newton) dancing, crying, confetti, Coldplay, Bruno Mars, Beyoncé, yes, Beyoncé and a super bowl champion. Super Bowl 50 was all we beloved fans had wished for. Lady Gaga, kicked things off by serenading us with the National Anthem. Then, show time--two of the...

MC Tip-Off Basketball Tournament: Season Opening

Emmanuel Ijeh dunking at the tip-off tournament 
Credit: Mc Athletics Photography

Sara Monterroso

November 12, 2015

The Raptors drove to success this weekend at the season opening. The Raptors men's and women's basketball tip-off tournament took place Nov. 7 and 8. The Raptors started the season off with three wins and one loss. The lady raptors took wins at both of their games against Columbus State Community Colle...

Clash of the Titans: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

Mayweather Pacquiao

April 30, 2015

The night has finally arrived. The most anticipated fight of the century is making its way onto pay-per-view television. Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will fight in a boxing ring for 12 rounds in Las Vegas, to once and for all settle who the best in the sport truly is.   Boxing fans have been waiting for this fight sinc...

Daniel Decides: NBA MVP

Steph Curry and James Harden (Graphic Credit: Devaughn DC Philips)

April 27, 2015

Making the case for NBA MVP   The 2014-2015 NBA season has been witness to a number of talented players rising to a never before seen level in their careers. There are two current trends in the NBA: Having flashy guards with killer crossovers and a seemingly unlimited range, and having lean, yet powe...

Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive, and Dodge

MC Interclub Dodgeball Tournament Poster

April 22, 2015

 Club Profile: Honors Club Updated: 4/27/2014   The teams are set, the sweet air of spring is in the air and so are dodgeballs. Are you ready? This Friday, April 24th at 2:00pm the first ever Montgomery College Interclub Dodgeball Tournament will start. This event is sponsored by the...

Raptors Improve To 8-0 In April With Gill’s Complete Game Shutout, Sweep Westmoreland


April 16, 2015

  The Montgomery College men’s baseball team swept the Westmoreland Community College Wolfpack in a two-game series on April 11.   The Raptors managed to sustain their success during the NJCAA conference schedule behind the pitching of sophomores   The game then turned int...

The (Danny) and Kinney Show: NBA, NHL Playoffs, Elie’s Mock Draft

(Art Credit: Alla Bliskovsky)

April 15, 2015

Listen in as Daniel, Kinney and Eli discuss everything NHL Playoff talk, NBA Playoffs, MLB Opening Week and Eli's controversial mock draft picks 10-6: ...

UMD Basketball: From Disappointing Fringe Team To Potential Powerhouse

(Via Diamond Stone, a top center prospect, committed to Maryland, making the Terps a potential Final Four contender.

April 7, 2015

  The University of Maryland’s men’s basketball team suddenly has powerful momentum as they prepare for next season at College Park. With star guard Melo Trimble just now reaching his stride and potential, alongside his new center, teammate, and top-recruit, Diamond Stone (above) arriv...

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