Walter Johnson Loses Second-Round Playoff Game to Quince Orchard

Walter Johnson Loses Second-Round Playoff Game to Quince Orchard

Plus: Pelosi slams Trump at Trone fundraiser; Rockville inaugurates mayor and council

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Walter Johnson loses second-round playoff game to Quince Orchard

Walter Johnson High School’s football season closed on Friday with a second-round loss to Quince Orchard High School in the playoffs.

Quince Orchard beat Walter Johnson 56-21. But it ended a historic season for Walter Johnson, which played in the state football playoffs for the first time in its history and defeated Urbana in the first round. [Montgomery Community Media]

Pelosi slams Trump at Trone fundraiser

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi strongly criticized President Donald Trump on Sunday at a fundraiser for Sixth District U.S. Rep. David Trone. The fundraiser, held at Gaithersburg High School, drew more than 1,200 people.

Pelosi told attendees that Trump — currently undergoing an impeachment inquiry for urging the Ukrainian government to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden — had “dishonored the oath of office [and] demeaned who we are as a people.”

Trone is running for re-election. Other candidates are Democrat Maxx Bero, a Watkins Mill High School teacher, and Republican Kevin T. Caldwell of Frederick County. Republican state Del. Neil Parrott of Washington County has an exploratory committee to consider running, too. [Maryland Matters]

Rockville inaugurates mayor and council

The city of Rockville hosted an inauguration ceremony on Sunday for the 66th mayor and council.

Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton, who defeated former Councilwoman Virginia Onley for her third term, was sworn in along with Council members Monique Ashton, Beryl Feinberg, David Myles, and Mark Pierzchala.

The first meeting of the new mayor and council is scheduled for Monday at 7 p.m. [WDVM]

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