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Colonels Varsity Fastpitch Softball: 2002

Press Coverage

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"Colonels Primed for More Highlights": Gaithersburg Gazette: 3/20/02
"Magruder Returns Talent With Expectations": Montgomery Journal: 3/22/02
Journal Preseason Softball Top 10 : #1 Magruder: "As Good As They Get": Montgomery Journal: 3/22/02
2002 Player to Watch: Brooke Hughes: Montgomery Journal: 3/22/02
For the Record: Montgomery Journal: 3/24/02
"The Post Top 10 Softball" Magruder # 10: Washington Post: 3/23/02
"Panzera's Blast Lifts Colonels. Top Ranked Magruder Downs Watkins Mill 4-0": Montgomery Journal: 3/26/02
"Hughes, Colonels strike early, often": Gaithersburg Gazette: 3/27/02
For the Record: Montgomery Journal: 4/11/02
"Silent Support": Washington Post: 4/11/02
For the Record: Montgomery Journal: 4/12/02
"Magruder Needs Extra Innings": Montgomery Journal: 4/13/02
"Journal Softball Top 10: Magruder # 1": Montgomery Journal: 4/13/02

Cat Ebert gets under the tag at third.

"Almost Perfect Again": Washington Post 4/16/02
"A Little Revenge for Top Ranked Colonels: Magruder Bests Damascus 8-0": Montgomery Journal: 4/16/02

Brooke Hughes

"Cool Colonels Stay the Course, Seize the Day: Olney Gazette: : 4/17/02
"Hughes On a Roll": Washington Post: Montgomery Weekly: 4/18/02
"Journal Softball Top 10: Magruder # 1: Montgomery Journal: 4/19/02
"The Post Top 10: Softball: Magruder # 10: Washington Post: 4/22/02
"Journal Softball Top 10: Magruder # 1: Montgomery Journal: 4/26/02

Brooke Hughes: Softball Player of the Week

"This Week's Top Softball Performer": Washington Post: 4/29/02
"The Post Top 10: Softball: Magruder # 8: Washington Post 4/29/02
"MCPS Softball Standings: Magruder 4A/3A East: # 1:Montgomery Journal: 4/30/02
"Magruder, RM head 4A, 3A Region softball hunts": Montgomery Journal: 5/3/02
"Journal Softball Top 10: Magruder #1 ": Montgomery Journal: 5/3/02
"The Post Top 10: Softball: Magruder # 8: Washington Post 5/6/02
"Seeds in Place for Region Tourney": Washington Post: 5/7/02
"Colonels Lead Interesting March into 4A Region"; Gaithersburg Gazette: 5/8/02
"In Matchup of Unbeatens, Only One Perfect Ending: Washington Post: 5/9/02
"Hughes Adds a Weapon": Washington Post: Montgomery Weekly Section: 5/9/02
"Magruder Goes 16-0": Montgomery Journal: 5/9/02

Laura Hendrickson and Jeannine Panzera team up for this tag out of RM player at home plate. Panzera threw in the ball from right field to a waiting Hendrickson who applied a perfect tag.

Heather Orem is all smiles after hitting the triple that scored the first run of the game
"Journal Softball Top 10" "Magruder #1: "1st unbeaten season in school history for 4A West's top dog" Montgomery Journal: 5/10/02

Brooke pitching against Richard Montgomery HS
(from Montgomery Journal 5/10/02)
"The Post Top 10: Softball: Magruder # 7: Washington Post 5/13/02
"Colonels Advance": Olney Gazette: 5/15/02
"Magruder Breezes Past QO: Montgomery Journal: 5/15/02
"Magruder Rallys to Beat Watkins Mill": Montgomery Journal: 5/16/02
"County Represented in Four Regional Finals": Montgomery Journal: 5/17/02
"Magruder Has Date at States": Montgomery Journal: 5/18/02
"Hughes Bewitches Damascus": Washington Post:: 5/18/02
"The Post Top 10 Softball: Magruder # 3": Washington Post:: 5/20/02
"Colonels March on to State Playoffs": Montgomery Gazette: 5/20/02

Lady Colonels
"Final Journal Softball Top Ten: Magruder # 1:Montgomery Journal: 5/26/02
"The Post Top 10 Softball: Magruder # 5": Washington Post:: 5/27/02
"The Post Top 10 Softball: Magruder # 6": Washington Post:: 6/3/02
"All-Met Softball: Spring 2002"

Congratulations Brooke Hughes: Pitcher: 1st Team All-Met!
Cat Ebert: Third Base: 2nd Team All-Met
and Jeanine Panzera: Outfield: Honorable Mention All-Met
"The Post FINAL Top 10 Softball: Magruder # 5": Washington Post:: 6/10/02
"2002 Journal All-County Softball"
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Congratulations Brooke Hughes: Pitcher: Player of the Year
Jeannine Panzera and Jessica White: First Team
Cat Ebert, Laura Hendrickson, and Candi Derry: 2nd Team
Shannon Denham: Honorable Mention