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Mayor Gray Turns Spotlight On DCPS Student Athletes

Mayor Gray Turns Spotlight On DCPS Student Athletes

 

From Doxie McCoy:

In his ongoing effort to elevate high school sports in the District of Columbia, Mayor Gray today will announce updates to this year’s annual Thanksgiving Day tradition. The 42nd Annual Safeway Turkey Bowl will pit the Dunbar Senior High School Crimson Tide against the Coolidge Senior High School Colts for the Turkey Bowl Championship.  The game will be played on Thursday, November 24, 11:00 am at Eastern High School, 1700 East Capitol Street, NE.

The D.C. Lottery and Washington Capitals Form Unique Partnership

The D.C. Lottery and Washington Capitals Form Unique Partnership

 

Alex Ovechkin to Unveil Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds D.C.

Alex Ovechkin to Unveil Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds D.C.

 

From Gladwyn Lopez:

The Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin will face-off against himself at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. as he unveils and poses side-by-side with his new wax figure on Monday, October 24 at 2:00 p.m. in the attraction, 1001 F Street, NW (corner of 10th and F streets NW).

Grass Fields Remain Closed Due to Recent Rain

 

From DPR:

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has announced that due to recent rain, DPR grass fields will be closed Friday, October 14, 2011 for the safety of DPR customers. Poor field conditions can pose a hazard to participants and damage the playing surface, thereby making the field unusable over time. 

All artificial turf fields will remain open and playable at the discretion of the game officials. 

 

BB&T Classic Features Host Universities Paired Against Notre Dame and Virginia Commonwealth

BB&T Classic Features Host Universities Paired Against Notre Dame and Virginia Commonwealth

This press release about the BB&T Classic comes to us from Sheila Francis. 

Grass Fields Closed Due to Recent Rain

 

This notice comes to us from DPR:

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has announced that due to recent rain, DPR grass fields will be closed Saturday, October 1, 2011 for the safety of DPR customers. Poor field conditions can pose a hazard to participants and damage the playing surface, thereby making the field unusable over time. 

All artificial turf fields will remain open and playable at the discretion of the game officials. 

For more information call the DPR Weather Hotline, (202) 671-0331, follow us on Twitter, @DCDPR, or visit the DPR athletic fields information page