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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Yorktown wins fifth straight football game

For the Yorktown Patriots, the shortened seven-game high-school football season was like two campaigns. There was the 0-2 beginning when the Patriots lost badly and struggled in all aspects of the game. Then there was the 5-0 finish, when Yorktown...

Wakefield loses in region football semifinal

The fourth-seeded Wakefield Warriors had success throwing the ball against the top-seed and host Madison Warhawks in a 6D North Region Tournament semifinal game April 9. The Warriors, though, struggled to run the ball and on defense couldn’t stop the...

Football seasons end for Arlington teams

The unusual 2020-21 spring time pandemic-based and shortened varsity high-school football season ended this weekend for Arlington’s four teams. The Yorktown Patriots (5-2) were the only winning squad, with the Wakefield Warriors (4-2) and Washington-Liberty Generals (1-4) losing and the...

Yorktown boys first in district meet

With a strong performance, of placing five runners in the top 13, the York-town Patriots convincingly won the Liberty District boys cross country championship and region-qualifying event with 37 points. “Today was a good day for the boys, but not...

Marshall nips Wakefield for district golf title

The host course wasn’t in its best condition, typical for some golf venues this time of the year. Nonetheless, that didn’t prevent the Marshall Statesmen and Wakefield Warriors from being at the top of their games in what became...

Madison hosts Wakefield in playoff game

The football teams have enjoyed their share of success in recent seasons, but while doing, so the Madison Warhawks and Wakefield Warriors have not met. That will change this weekend,when the high-school psquads clash in the semifinal game of the...

College roundup

Some graduates from Bishop O'Connell High School have performed well for college teams in recent weeks. AJIA JAMES: Bishop O’Connell High School graduate Ajia James had a strong freshman season for the Saint Peter’s University Division I women’s basketball team...

Commentary: Busy afternoon at Bluemont

What’s the name of that old famous song by the big-brass band Chicago?  Isn’t it: “Saturday in the Park”? The lyrics talked about the many different things happening in New York’s Central Park at any specific time, like a man...

PHOTOS: W-L defeats McLean in volleyball

In a recent Liberty District girls volleyball match, the visiting Washington-Liberty Generals defeated the McLean Highlanders, 3-0. With the win, W-L clinched second place in the district behind the Langley Saxons. See a volleyball roundup HERE, and enjoy photos taken by...

Region volleyball tourney set to begin

The field is set for the 6D North Region girls high-school volleyball tournament that begins this week, and the Langley Saxons and Washington-Liberty Generals are two favorites from the Sun Gazette’s coverage areas. The competition is an all-in event that...
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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

Two Arlington Public Schools teachers have received grants from the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to fund...
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