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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Holy Mackerels, Squids up swim seasons

In the Colonial Swimming League’s top Red Division, the Arlington Knights of Columbus’ Holy Mackerels hosted and lost to the Cascades Rapids, 247.5-194.5, in June 19 action. Mac Marsh and Johnny Parfomak were triple winners for the Holy Mackerels. Double...

Overlee, Dominion Hills win swim meets

For Arlington teams in the opening week of the Northern Virginia Swimming League, the Overlee Flying Fish of Division 1 and the Dominion Hills Warriors of Division 8 won their meets with the Donaldson Run Thunderbolts in Division 1...

Better Sports Club lauds student-athletes

In a significantly shorter ceremony that took place outside instead of inside, the Better Sports Club of Arlington held the COVID-era equivalent of its annual awards banquet the evening of June 9. This year’s hour-long event was held on the...

Yorktown ice hockey team wins spring title

The Yorktown High School spring ice hockey club team won the recent Northern Virginia Scholastic Hockey League championship. Yorktown defeated McLean in the title match, 4-3 in overtime, finishing with a 7-0-1 record. The team was 2-0 in the playoffs. In...

Seasons end for Arlington baseball teams

The season has ended for three Arlington baseball teams in the 6D North Region Tournament. The Liberty District tourney champion Yorktown Patriots (12-4) advanced the farthest in the high-school competition, losing to the visiting Chantilly Chargers, 7-0, in a semifinal...

Track and field athletes shine at region meet

Led by senior Jasmeen Tinsley’s strong all-around performance, the Washington-Liberty Generals placed third in the girls 6D North Region outdoor track and field championships. The Generals had 63 points in the high-school meet. Westfield won with 95 and South Lakes...

Commentary: Signage on outfield fences

A unique aspect about some area high-school baseball and girls softball fields is when the inside of the outfield fencing has the name of the school, sometimes also including the team nicknames, prominently displayed in some place. Usually the name...

Arlington swimmer makes U.S. Olympic team

Those whispers have become reality. When Torri Huske was becoming an accomplished freshman performer for the Yorktown High School team back in 2018, her coaches began explaining in off-the-record comments about how much talent and how much potential the swimmer...

Wakefield outslugs Yorktown in softball

by JOEY PICKEL, for the Sun Gazette On the evening of June 12, fans who watched the Wakefield Warriors versus Yorktown Patriots girls softball game were treated to a 27-run slugfest in the 6D North Region first-round tournament contest. In that...

W-L teams second in district track meets

Led by an individual champion each, the Washington-Liberty High School girls and boys outdoor track and field teams finished second in the Liberty District championships. For the W-L girls, who were one point with 120 behind champion South Lakes, Jasmine...
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W-L foundation announces student scholarships

The W-L High School Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of...
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