Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The first round is slated to begin Thursday.
As Maryland state lacrosse tournament games get underway Wednesday, local varsity softball teams have to wait an extra day to kick off their 2013 run to the state championship. The Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association announced the brackets Tuesday for its 2013 softball tournament, and a number of local schools are in the dance. 4A West Bracket The 4A division's West region hosts a majority of local teams: The full 4A bracket can be viewed here. 3A West Bracket The full 3A bracket can be viewed here. Add photos of your local softball team to the gallery and wish the girls from Gaithersburg, Northwest, Quince Orchard and Watkins Mill good luck in the comments!
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Domestic incident involving parents off of school grounds triggered the alert, police and school officials said.
Two Germantown schools were placed on alert Wednesday morning, due to a domestic incident involving parents off school grounds, police and school officials said. Police were sent to Northwest High School and S. Christa McAuliffe Elementary School around 9:30 a.m. in response to threats made in relation to the domestic incident, Montgomery County police spokeswoman Angela Cruz said. Police did not provide details of the domestic incident. Outside doors were locked at the schools but classes were conducted as usual, said Gboyinde Onijala, a Montgomery County Public Schools spokeswoman. Onijala said the “shelter in place” order was enacted at 9:20 a.m. at McAuliffe and 9:55 a.m. at Northwest. The order was lifted around 11 a.m., said MCPS …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Northwest High School had one of the largest increases in the number of Advanced Placement exams taken.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Jaguars run away with the game in the second half, claim playoff berth.
Richard Montgomery took an early second quarter lead, but eventually was left in the dust of an offensive explosion, falling 54-20 to Northwest in a high school football clash with playoff implications on Friday in Rockville. The Jaguars are in the playoffs, thier 7-3 (4-1 in 4A West) finish earning them the No. 2 seed in the 4A division. The Rockets—finishing 6-4 (2-3 in 4A West)—are out after a disappointing end to a strong season that saw coach Neal Owens’ team fall just short of its preseason goal while posting its first winning record since its last playoff appearance in 2005. The Rockets appeared poised to make a game—or more appropriately a track meet—of the contest, scoring three straight touchdowns after the Jaguars took a 13-0 …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Northwest High School hosts dedication ceremony Friday in honor of the late Derek T. Sheely, a former Northwest football player and college athlete who died from a traumatic brain injury he suffered during football practice in 2011.
It’s been more than a year since tragedy struck—when college football player Derek Sheely took a fatal hit during practice at Frostburg State University. But Derek’s parents Kristen and Ken Sheely, with friends and former teammates at Northwest High School, are keeping Sheely’s memory alive, with hopes his story will teach the next generation of football players to recognize the signs of brain injuries, so that they might not share the same fate. In honor of Derek, the school held a special dedication ceremony Friday, officially unveiling a white oak tree and plaque near the scoreboard, ahead of the Jaguar’s game against Enstein. “To honor Derek’s strength, dedication and passion for Northwest football and his Northwest family, we have …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Northwest High School was named as one of the top 25 source schools for the University of Maryland's Clark School of Engineering.
Northwest High School was named as one of the University of Maryland's top source schools for its engineering program. Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering recently released its top 25 source schools list. Twelve Montgomery County Public Schools made the list. Other MCPS schools include: Officially, 30 schools were named to account for ties.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Germantown student news
Northwest Senior Named National Achievement Scholarship Semifinalists Northwest High School senior Adjua K. Jones was among the 22 Montgomery County Public Schools students selected as semifinalists in the 2013 National Achievement Scholarship competition, MCPS announced Wednesday. 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 each year. More than 160,000 students requested consideration for the National Achievement Scholarship Program and 1,600 were named as semifinalists. Semifinalists are chosen based on their performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Seneca Valley beats Northwest 26-13 at home Friday.
Send us your photos of Friday's game. Upload or email fan favorites to Germantown@patch.com.
Seneca Valley's 26-13 victory Friday over Northwest earned the Screamin' Eagles thier sixth straight King's Trophy and football bragging rights in a two high school town. Patch captured view from the gridiron, but what were your favorite moments from the stands? Share them with Patch. Upload your photos or email them to Germantown@patch.com. — Related stories:
Friday, September 7, 2012
Edges Northwest-Seneca Valley, the Battle for Germantown.
For the second week in a row, Watkins Mill football support poured in to upset a marquee matchup in the Patch Montgomery County Football Game of the Week Poll. With 41 percent of the vote, Watkins Mill-Damascus will be featured as the Patch Game of the Week. Gaithersburg-Springbrook was second with 18 percent and the highly anticipated Battle for Germantown between Northwest and Seneca Valley finished third with 13 percent. The Wolverines are coming off a 42-14 win over Poolesville in Week 1 and head coach Kevin Watson said a win over Damascus would be a breakthrough win for his program. PREVIEW: Watkins Mill v. Damascus Damascus (1-0) is coming off a 41-6 drubbing of Clarksburg. The Gazette's No. 3-ranked team scored all of its points in …