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NFL Midseason Report

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November 7, 2014

2014-2015 NFL Midseason Report    It is hard to believe the NFL regular season is already halfway over. There have been many surprises thus far, including the Cowboys being as successful as they’ve been (their record is 6-3), the Lions and Dolphins having the dominant defenses of the league, and the struggle of the Bears, 49ers and ...

Washington Wizards Season Preview

Washington Wizards star players

October 29, 2014

Last season was a pleasantly surprising one for the Washington Wizards. Prior to their run in the conference semifinals, Washington had not sniffed the postseason for six years, back when Gilbert Arenas and Co. reached their peak against LeBron’s Cavaliers. Well, LeBron is back in Cleveland y...

2014 World Series Preview: Giants Take It In Six

2014 World Series Preview: Giants Take It In Six

October 21, 2014

  This year’s World Series is one that is sure to be unique, which would be indicative of the entire postseason thus far. If someone were to say in the beginning of the season (let alone the beginning of the playoffs) that the Kansas City Royals would be playing in the World Series, you ...

MC Dominates in 8-0 Shutout

MC Raptors

October 13, 2014

Last Saturday, your Raptors took on the Cecil College Seahawks in a early afternoon match, and came out on top with a huge 8-0 victory. The Raptors’ effort was truly balanced, thanks in large part to superb defense, tremendous goaltending, and a pair of goals by midfielders Alferid Kemal, who notched a...

N’Dyaie Scores Twice as Raptors Roll Past CCBC

October 7, 2014

Montgomery College took on the CCBC-Catonsville Cardinals in a match that started off tight, but eventually ended up lopsided in the Raptors’ favor thanks to a potent offensive performance from MC.   A combination of goals from forward Gabriel N’Dyaie, along with midfielders Alferid Kemal an...

2014-2015 NBA Preview

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October 3, 2014

As the upcoming NBA season quickly approaches, it’s time to start thinking about the important questions concerning the premier teams and players. How will Derrick Rose’s knee hold up? Can the Spurs repeat their title performance? How well will Cleveland do with the new “Big 3” of Kyri...

Early Goals and Strong Defense Lead MC to Victory

Early Goals and Strong Defense Lead MC to Victory

September 20, 2014

  At the Germantown SoccerPlex Tuesday evening, the MC men’s soccer team came out with a strong 4-1 victory over College of Southern Maryland.   The Raptor’s goals were scored early and often, as four different players got into the scoring column and improves the team record to (...

Raptors Play Close, But Fall Short In Tom Bichy Tournament

Raptors Play Close, But Fall Short In Tom Bichy Tournament

September 11, 2014

Montgomery College’s Men’s soccer team tied a game and dropped another in the inaugural Tom Bichy Memorial Tournament. The tournament was the first in a line of annual soccer tournaments meant to commemorate former coach Montgomery College coach Tom Bichy, who passed away at 69 due to complications...

Five Overlooked Points In Ray Rice Case

Five Overlooked Points In Ray Rice Case

September 9, 2014

  1) Where is the Ravens’ Front Office in All of This?   Ten hours after the most recent TMZ Sports video got released, the Ravens decided to cut Rice from the team. Just a few hours after that, head coach John Harbaugh addressed the media in a scheduled press conference, along w...

Ndiaye Leads MC to Third Win

Montgomery College forward attacks the goal (Photo credit: Adrilenzo Cassoma)

September 5, 2014

  Wednesday night, Montgomery college won their second home game, and third win of the season against Howard Community College. MC ferociously entered the game, controlling the field from left to right. Strikers Jonathan Barron and Gabriel Ndiaye took many shots at the goal but most of the...

New Track Renovations Still Not Enough to Hold Meets


August 31, 2014

Montgomery College kicks off the this semester in the midst of renovations to the running track. These upgrades started on of seventh of July and are still ongoing.   The construction is estimated to be completed by September 19, according to MC officials.     Even though the...

Numbers Show Flacco’s Ability To Thrive With Change


July 23, 2014

Though Joe Flacco’s career could understandably be described as inconsistent, there have been times, even full seasons, when everything seems to click for the Ravens’ quarterback completely.   Throughout Joe’s seven year career as a pro, he’s seen three major transitions at the Offensive...

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