Tag: sports

Doc Bonner Wants to Finish This Season ‘the Right Way’

Kendall “Doc” Bonner has the moment burned into his mind, the moment when his 2016 football season ended on the frozen December turf of Marine Corps Stadium in the third quarter of the state championship game. That’s when he briefly…

Summer Swim Season 2010

The Lakelands Lionfish swim team continued its winning streak, coming up top of the division in the relay competition, while the Kentlands Kingfish said goodbye to seniors ending their career with the team. The Lionfish continue to dominate the J…

Reverse Swim Meet Fun

They struggled their way down the pool on kickboards, they smashed their faces into plates of whipped cream, and they pulled on lane ropes to get to the other end. What they didn’t do is act like parents. It’s a…

Swim Team Rosters Break Records

The Kentlands and Lakelands swim teams broke records even before taking a single stroke in the pool this summer. Both teams this year have tallied their highest number of swimmers. The Kentlands Kingfish have 222 members this year, and the…

Remembering a Swim Team Dad

Timer in hand, Dean Thrush was a fixture poolside at almost every Lakelands Lionfish swim meet. Even with a pump delivering chemotherapy treatment into his body, Thrush volunteered as a timer for the team he loved. On June 12, the…

Cycle of Frustration

Unless it is raining, physicist Alan Migdall rides his bike every day to his job at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) campus in Gaithersburg where he’s been employed for over 25 years. Migdall is an avid cyclist…