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DC Bowl Committee And Events DC Announce Schedule Of Events For 2011 Military Bowl Game Week

DC Bowl Committee And Events DC Announce Schedule Of Events For 2011 Military Bowl Game Week

From Jennifer Schiller:

The DC Bowl Committee and Events DC today announced the bowl week schedule for the 2011 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, benefiting the USO. 

Air Force To Face Toledo in 2011 Military Bowl at RFK Stadium

Air Force To Face Toledo in 2011 Military Bowl at RFK Stadium

 

From Teri Washington:

The 2011 Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman, and benefitting the USO, will include a United States service academy as the Air Force Falcons (7-5) from the Mountain West Conference (MWC) have accepted an invitation to play in the bowl at RFK Stadium on December 28. Air Force will host the Toledo Rockets (8-4) from the Mid-American Conference (MAC) in a match-up that will air live on ESPN at 4:30 p.m. EST.  

Annual Poetry Slam Showcases DC SCORES Student-Athletes

Last night, November 30, DC SCORES held the first part of their annual Poetry Slam at the Columbia Heights Education Campus.

Student athletes from 14 DC SCORES elementary and middle schools took to the stage and put on quite a show.  

Each elementary school performed two original group poems and one original individual poem, while teams from the participating middle schools performed one, two, or three songs that grew out of their original poetry.  

In the elementary school group, Bancroft took 3rd place, H.D. Cooke took 2nd place, and Perry Street Prep claimed the top prize.  Shaw won first place for the middle schools, and Lincoln was awarded second.  

Read a full recap on the night that was on DCSCORE blog.

Take a look at the video above to see one specific performance from the Brightwood Education Campus.

DC Bowl Committee Introduces New Board Members

DC Bowl Committee Introduces New Board Members

 

This notice comes to us from Jennifer Schiller:

RFK All-Stadium Team Announced in Honor of 50th Anniversary

RFK All-Stadium Team Announced in Honor of 50th Anniversary

 

From Teri Washington:

DPR Closes Grass Fields Due to Recent Rain

 

This notice comes to us from John Stokes:

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has announced that due to recent rain, DPR grass fields will be closed Wednesday, November 16, 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.