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The Blue & Gray Press | June 24, 2018

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The Nationals look to move past Washington’s spotty playoff performance

October 12, 2017 |


Staff Writer

“And strike three! You’re out!” As the Nationals continue their playoff run this 2017 season, we can only hope that we don’t hear that phrase too often. At least not in reference to the Nats. Unfortunately for Washington fans, the teams from the area do not have a stellar track record when it comes to playoff success.Read More

Redskins steal a big win, preparing for a rough road ahead

September 21, 2017 |


Sports Editor

The Washington Redskins avoided their usual 0-2 record start this season, with a big 27-20 win over the Los Angeles Rams. Following their brutal loss to the Philadelphia Eagles at home, Redskins fans were relieved to see them get a big win. Even though Washington will be coming home with a victory, they struggled to get it. Although rookie, Samaje Perine got most of the touches on offense, running back Chris Thompson carried the team early in the game by setting the bar at two rushing touchdowns along with 77 yards on only three carries.Read More

NFL week 1 predictions and analysis

September 7, 2017 |


Staff Writer

After much anticipation, the NFL has returned and fans everywhere are ready to celebrate by holding down a spot on the couch all Sunday long. Read More

Darell Green quietly leaves UMW, gets hopes up for potential football team

March 30, 2016 |

By Mick Barn

In April 2013, former Washington Redskin and NFL Hall-of-Famer Darrell Green joined the University of Mary Washington staff as the special assistant for student-athlete development and public relations. Green played for the Washington Redskins for 20 seasons and has been regarded by many as Mr. Redskin. Green was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2008 in his first year of eligibility.Read More

Redskins continue to disappoint fans, lower expectations

September 17, 2015 |


Fans of the Washington Redskins have grown accustomed to entering NFL seasons with low expectations for their team. The mantra of the past few seem to follow Murphy’s infamous law: “what can go wrong will go wrong.”Read More

Redskins name controversy rages on

October 22, 2014 |


“This is their year.” Four words heard muttered prior to the start of every season for the Washington Redskins. Currently standing at 2-5, it seems as though it may be another year where things just do not go right for the Skins.Read More

Redskins fall in season opener

September 10, 2014 |


Coming off a disastrous 2013 season, the Washington Redskins looked to right the ship in their season opener against the Houston Texans. Instead, the Redskins lost the game 17-6, continuing a league worst nine-game losing streak.Read More

Former Redskins star ready to tackle eagle athletics

September 19, 2013 |

Darrell Green, former Washington Redskins’ cornerback and member of the NFL Hall of Fame, comes to the University of Mary Washington with plenty of goals as a special assistant for student athletes, and none of them are football related.Read More

In the endzone: Post kick off predictions for the season

September 12, 2013 |

The NFL is back! With week one in the books, we will briefly recap each team’s game and project how the season will unfold.Read More

In the end zone: Washington Redskins welcome back RGIII

September 5, 2013 |

The National Football League (NFL) kicks off its season tonight with defending champions, the Baltimore Ravens, taking on the Denver Broncos. The Ravens were the toast of the NFL last year, but that did not convert the Fredericksburg area. The local fans prove this is still Redskins country.Read More

McNabb Dealt From Philly to D.C.

April 7, 2010 |


This past Sunday was opening night for Major League Baseball, with the sports fiercest rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees taking center stage. However, a shocking NFL trade between division rivals stole … Read More

Done In D.C.?

October 21, 2009 |


On Oct. 6 of this year, the Washington Redskins brought in Sherman Lewis to be a “consultant” for the team’s offense. Executive vice president for football operations Vinny Cerrato told reporters that, “Nothing changes. Jim’s (Zorn) still … Read More

Zorn on the Hot Seat

September 30, 2009 |


December 27, 2007. That was the last time the Detroit Lions won an NFL regular season game. The Lions were 0-19 since that late December victory over the Kansas City Chiefs and during their 19-game-losing … Read More