Soccer News

7/16/19 OBGC 2001 boys schedule for national championships announced

OBGC will play three matches in pool play on July 23, 24, and 25 in Overland Park, Kansas. See the team's roster and match schedule and results.  Several matches in the tournament are being streamed online. See the streaming match schedule


6/16/19  OBGC 2001 boys qualify for national championships

The U-18 Rangers (see photo above left) traveled to Dallas and won a one-game playoff 2-0 against a California team to win their National League division achieve automatic qualification for the national championships next month in Overland Park, Kansas.

6/9/19 OBGC Boys win State Cup

The 2001 Rangers Blue team won its fourth consecutive Maryland State Cup with a thrilling 3-2 overtime win over Bethesda on June 8 at Laytonia Park.The team now advances to the regional playoffs. Coached by Pete Wood, the team reached the national finals last season. 


6/7/19  OBGC Flash U-15 Girls Win NCSL and EDP Division Titles 

The OBGC Flash U-15 Girls wrapped up a successful year by winning the EDP Premier IV Division title this Spring.  This follows a Fall Season where the Flash went undefeated in winning the NCSL Division 1 title. Congrats to the team!  See team photo

6/3/19 Tryout schedules updated

See the information for boys teams and girls teams . 

4/26/19 Tryouts are now in progress

OBGC boys and girls teams welcome interested players to tryout for the fall season. Please contact the team manager or coach before you attend a training session via the Boys teams and Girls teams pages. See the practice schedules here.  


4/17/19  State Cup results: U-15 boys win first round match

The boys 2004 Rangers Blue team defeated Bethesda Green 6-0 to advance to the U-15 quarterfinals on May 4-5 in Salisbury, MD.

4/10/19 The OBGC boys 2006 team is looking to add field players and a goalkeeper

Coach Darren Beesley invites players interested in travel soccer. The team trains at Cashell Elementary on Mondays and Fridays from 6:00-7:30 pm. Please contact Coach Darren at for more information.

4/7/19 Boys 2002 team looking for field players

The Rangers white team is looking for field players for this season. Please contact manager Gloria Quevedo. The team plays in NCSL Division 2. 

3/17/19 NCSL schedules released

The National Capital Soccer League has released the boys and girls spring schedules.

2/20/19 The OBGC boys 2006 team is looking to add field players and a goalkeeper

Coach Darren Beesley invites players interested in travel soccer. The team trains at Martin Luther King park on Saturdays from 2:30-4:00 p.m. through March. In the Spring the team trains at Cashell Elementary on Mondays and Fridays from 6:00-7:30 pm. Please contact Coach Darren at for more information.

1/31/19  Summer soccer camp registration now underway

The popular Pete Wood Soccer Camp is now taking reservations. See the details here.

1/10/19  U-11 boys looking to add players

The OBGC Rangers U-11 boys teams are looking for players born after January 1, 2008. For tryout information, please contact Pete Wood at

1/1/19  OBGC Rangers Blue 2001 continues winning ways at National League playoffs

The 2001 Rangers Blue team remains top of its group after league play held in Orlando, FL in late December. OBGC is 3-1-1 after five league matches including a 1-0 win over the defending national champion team from Tampa. See the results.

12/5/18 OBGC Rangers Blue 2001 team begins National League playoffs

The 2001 Rangers will play seven games in December as part of the USYS National League. The first four matches are Dec. 6-9 in Greensboro, NC and the last three matches are in Orlando, FL from Dec. 28-31. The team, coached by Pete Wood, reached the national championships last summer. See the schedule.


11/19/18 Several OBGC players selected for County All Star Game

Several OBGC players were selected to play in the 2018 Montgomery County Senior All Star game played on November 19 at Richard Montgomery High School. Participants included Brendan Henry (Kennedy), Chris Rindov (Rockville), Justin Wong (Sherwood), Thomas Markey (Northwest), Thomas Young (Churchill), Nathan Messer (Bethesda-Chevy Chase), Ivan and Diego Meza (Magruder) and Alex Henning (Gaithersburg). See photo.

11/1/18 Three OBGC teams place first in NCSL Fall season

Two boys and one girls team placed first in their respective divisions this season. The boys Rangers Blue U-12 and U-14 teams and the girls U-15 Flash team all were unbeaten.

9/10/18 Boys 2000 team holding tryouts

The OBGC Rangers Orange team is looking to add players for the spring 2019 season. The team has placed first in the NCSL Division 1 league the past two seasons. Please contact manager Jon Henning or Coach Pete Wood.

8/7/18 Girls 2003 team holding tryouts

The OGBC Olney Power '03 Girls Travel Team is looking for players. Our team will be in Division 1 for this Fall.  Our training sessions are in the Olney area. and games are played in the MD/VA/DC area. Check out our Facebook page at OGBC Power 2003.  Please contact either Coach Fred Gomez ( or Manager Juliet Navarro 240/380-9516 ( if you are interested in trying out and to get more details about the team.

8/1/18  Giffin named to Best 11 at National Championships

Liam Giffin from the OBGC Rangers 2001 Blue team was named to the Best 11 team for the U-17 age group at the National Championships.

7/23/18 Follow U-17 boys at the national championships

See the results beginning July 24.


7/6/18 OBGC U-17 Rangers Head to Nationals in Frisco, TX

It came down the final moments of the 17U Boys final to decide a winner, as OBGC Rangers Blue 2001 (MD) edged Wall Elite Cosmos (NJ), 1-0. The game flowed back and forth, but neither side managed to break through as the clock neared 90 minutes. With just two minutes to go in regulation, Ryan Elie turned and shot from the top of the box and watched the ball bend just inside the right post to give OBGC a 1-0 lead. The New Jersey side pushed numbers forward and played a couple balls into the box, but OBGC cleared the danger to hold on for the shutout victory.
The rangers record was played 3 won 3, scoring 14 conceding 3 in group play.
In the semi final they beat Future Player academy eastern Pa state champions 6-1.

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6/4/18 Rangers Blue boys win U-17 State Cup

The 2001 Rangers Blue boys team won its second consecutive Maryland State Cup with a 2-1 win over Baltimore Celtic on June 3 at the Maryland Soccerplex. The team advances to the USYS Regional Championships later this month. The team is coached by Pete Wood.

6/3/18 OBGC U-11 Rangers win NCSL Division 3 and Potomac Memorial tournament

The 2007 Rangers Blue boys team placed first in NCSL Division 3. The team also won all five of its matches at the Potomac tournament over Memorial Day weekend. The team is coachd by Gavin Dodd. 

6/1/18 OBGC 2001 Rangers Blue boys team advances to State Cup final

The OBGC Rangers U-17 team will play in the Maryland State Cup final on June 3 at 4:00 p.m. at the Maryland Soccerplex Stadium Field. The team won the State Cup title last year.

5/30/18 Boys and girls tryout schedules updated

The travel soccer tryouts are in progress. Use the Boys Teams and Girls Teams links above to contact a coach or manager for more information. Schedules are updated frequently so check back for the latest information.

5/13/18 Rangers U-17 win regional title

The 2001 Rangers Blue boys team won the US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional League title. The regional championships will be held June 29-July 3 in Spotsylvania, VA. Regional winners advance to the national championships July 23-29 in Frisco, Texas.

5/12/18  Boys U-9 tryout dates announced

For boys players born in 2010 or after please contact coach Darren Beesley at for tryout information. The first tryout dates are May 17 at 5:00 p.m. and May 19 at 1:00 p.m. Both sessions are one hour and will be at Cashell Elementary School.

4/28/18  U-14 tryouts announced

We are inviting talented soccer players born in 2004 to participate in an upcoming practice with the U-14 OBGC Rangers Boys team to meet the coaches before tryouts for the 2018/2019 season.  Practices are held on Wednesdays and Fridays from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Rosa Parks Middle School through June 1. Contact manager Michelle Gottwald at for more information.

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