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Yorktown wrestlers win county meet

With a 2-0 record the Yorktown Patriots won this season’s Arlington tri-meet with victories over the Wakefield Warriors, 54-18, and Washington-Liberty Generals, 39-36, in the high-school wrestling competition. Washington-Liberty finished second, defeating Wakefield, 51-27, for its win. Winning two matches each...

Arlington Soccer establishes positive coaching partnership

The Arlington Soccer Association (ASA) has established a two-year partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), a national non-profit with the theme of developing “Better Athletes, Better People” by working to provide youth and high-school athletes a positive, character-building sports...

Swim and dive teams hope for routine postseason

With so many schedule changes because of COVID and weather issues, there has been no consistency or momentum to the regular-season portion of the high-school swimming and diving campaign. Maybe that will change with the busy three-to-four week postseason schedule,...

Yorktown tops two county rivals, now 8-3

Olivia Stafford didn’t start the girls basketball game against the Washington-Liberty Generals. But the freshman guard sure made a big impact for the Yorktown Patriots once she entered the high-school contest. Stafford did a little bit of everything, wreaking havoc...

High-school roundup

INDOOR TRACK AND FIELD: The four-school All-Arlington County girls and boys indoor track and field meets that were scheduled for Jan. 7 have been canceled as a result of all winter athletics in Arlington being “paused” for the past...

O’Connell girls 4th at big swim and dive meet

The Bishop O’Connell girls finished fourth with 221 points, well behind winner Notre Dame with 406 at the recent National Catholic High School championships at Loyola University in Baltimore. Leading the O’Connell girls was double race winner Kate Bailey. She...

College roundup

SYDNEY DAVIS: Yorktown High School graduate Sydney Davis, the starting goalie for the Bridgewater College women’s soccer team during the fall, recently was chosen to the VaSID College Division All-State second team. Davis wrapped up her playing career with another...

Arlington teams have busy schedules

How about playing 10 and 11 games in 22 days, or nine contests in 22? Those are the types of busy schedules varsity high-school basketball teams in Arlington are facing when their seasons resume this week after winter sports in...

Ice hockey teams continue winning ways

The start of the new year brought the same winning ways for the Yorktown Patriots and Washington-Liberty Generals, as the high-school club ice hockey teams began the week with a combined 12-1 record and were in first and second...

Soccer standout hopes to play in World Cup

Former Arlington Soccer Association standout Nelson Flores Blanco recently was added to the El Salvador men’s national-team roster prior to the squad playing in three World Cup qualifying matches. Flores, who played for Arlington Soccer Association travel teams for four...
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Police: Robber pummels store clerk after being asked for ID

On Jan. 18 at 7:37 p.m., an individual attempted to purchase items from a business in the 3100 block...
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