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Churchill defeats Walter Johnson

(Jonathan Newton / The Washington Post)

The second-ranked Bulldogs defeat the previously unbeaten Wildcats, 6-2. Churchill has outscored opponents 51-4.


Nats’ success astounds old D.C. fans of the Washington Senators

For former fans of the hapless Senators, a winning team is a contradiction in terms.


Whooping cough cases climb in Montgomery

Health officials confirm two more school cases, bringing the total to 38 since the school year started.


Cyclist can’t understand driver’s indifference to safety

(Linda Davidson / THE WASHINGTON POST)

Hit-and-run motorist had a blind eye for crash victim on rural road.


DeMatha, Good Counsel meet again

(Doug Kapustin / For The Washington Post)

Fresh off impressive wins over top-5 teams, DeMatha visits Good Counsel with the longtime rivals looking to remain atop the WCAC.


Damascus QB Gibson finding his way

(Doug Kapustin / For The Washington Post)

Senior quarterback Derek Gibson provides an important balance to a Swarmin’ Hornets offense focused on the run game; Sherwood’s schedule has been taxing.


Damascus is young and hungry

(Katherine Frey / The Washington Post)

VOLLEYBALL | The Swarmin’ Hornets lost experience from last year’s Maryland 3A title team but return a strong desire to repeat; O’Connell knocked off Holy Cross.


Poolesville piling up victories

GIRLS’ SOCCER | With Monday’s win over Damascus, the Falcons are tearing through their Montgomery County schedule; Calvert finally got the best of Huntingtown.


The Maroon tops Little Hoyas

BOYS’ SOCCER | With a third of the team from Europe or Africa, Episcopal’s foreign flavor is shaping into an IAC contender.


Schools report finds large gap in MoCo diversity

Montgomery County report: Students of color make up two-thirds of enrollment; most teachers are white.


Will Apple’s watch make step tracking mainstream?

There is no word of mouth like Apple word of mouth. “It sucks people in to thinking about something they weren’t thinking about before,” an analyst says.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

In political Washington, Agony of De Feet

Officials, lawmakers and staffers from both parties gleefully compete over the number of steps they walk daily.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Buying frenzy of Russian-made AK-47s follows import ban

The surge of sales after sanctions were imposed against Russia brought a boom in demand.

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Michael S. Rosenwald

Michael S. Rosenwald

Ethan Saylor’s mom backs Frederick Co. sheriff’s opponent

Patti Saylor, whose son died in an encounter with off-duty deputies, endorses the Democratic challenger.

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Maryland & regional photo galleries

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Horseshoe Baltimore casino’s opening night

Throngs of people showed up to try their luck at the city’s first casino.

Aboard the Memphis Belle

Members of the media get a ride on the World War II B-17 bomber ahead of a weekend exhibition in Baltimore.

Marylanders go to the polls

In the Maryland primary, voters chose candidates for governor, attorney general and local offices.

Heavy rains, strong winds wallop D.C.

Anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain fell, beginning last night, causing flooding in the D.C. area.

Democratic candidates for Md. governor debate

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Del. Heather Mizeur and Attorney General Doug Gansler face off.

A knitting class that isn’t just about knitting

For instructors and students, it’s more than just another activity to help prisoners pass the weeks, months and years.

Amateur gets a seat at the poker table

A new TV show gives Reisterstown, Md., man chance to play with pros.

Inside a casino’s surveillance operation

A security force and state-of-the-art surveillance operation protects Maryland Live Casino from thieves.

Worst storm of season hits D.C. area

The biggest storm of the season has closed airport runways, stretches of parkways, schools and offices across the region.

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