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County Executive Challenges Mayor of Arlington, TX Prior to Redskins-Cowboys Game

Prince George’s County Executive Jack Johnson is offering a friendly challenge to Mayor Robert Cluck of Arlington, Texas to kick off the 2010 Redskins Week activities.  The two will talk via conference call on the field at FedEx Field this morning.

Redskins Week is launched via OFFICIAL PROCLAMATIONS in Prince George’s County, Md., Washington, D.C., and Loudoun County, Va., as well as Fairfax County, VA and Montgomery County, MD. 

Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty and Loudoun County Chairman Scott K. York will hold separate press conferences at 10 a.m. at FedExField, 1:30 pm at Powell Elementary School in DC, and at the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Meeting in Leesburg at 6:30 p.m. to announce the official proclamations, and each will issue a friendly wager on the outcome of the game with their counterparts in Texas.

Local High School Football Star Receives Offers from 12 Universities

For most athletes playing high school football, playing football in college is a dream difficult to reach.

At best, players hope to receive a scholarship from one university, maybe two.

For Nicholas Law of Forestville, MD, this is an entirely different story.

The 6 foot 3, 190 pound safety who attends Bishop McNamara High School currently holds offers from Cincinnati, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisville, Maryland, Michigan State, North Carolina State, Purdue, Rutgers, Syracuse and West Virginia.

Law graduates from Bishop McNamara in 2011 and has yet to settle on which school he wishes to attend. 

We'll keep you posted on his decision throughout the year.

Prince George's County Track Club Wins Big at AAU Jr. Olympics

Track Express Track Club (TETC), Prince George County's finest track club has been competing in the AAU Jr. Olympics track meets for over 15 years, breaking records and winning a number of gold medals year after year.

This year, it is no different in Norfolk, VA, with member, Rashad Manning breaking the record in the Javelin Throw for the youth boys. He also won the gold in the Discus and silver in the Shot put.