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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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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...

Yorktown football team wins fourth straight

With how the season developed, Bruce Hanson is now very happy the shortened six-game high-school football campaign was played after being postponed from the usual fall timeframe because of the pandemic. The longtime Yorktown Patriots head coach was working his...

Wakefield wins by shutout, makes playoffs

For the second straight season and third time in four campaigns, the Wakefield Warriors have qualified for the football region playoffs. Wakefield (4-1, 3-1) clinched a 6D North Region Tournament berth with a 13-0 home victory over the Falls Church...

W-L football team hopes for one more game

An already shortened six-game high-school football season has ended with only four games played for the Washington-Liberty Generals, because of COVID issues. The Generals’ March 26 contest against South Lakes was canceled because South Lakes had a COVID problem. Then,...

Golf roundup: Yorktown second in qualifer

Officially, there was no Liberty District golf tournament this season, and team and individual honors were not awarded. Instead, the 18-hole event was called a region-tourney qualifying competition, including the league’s six high-school teams and same format, and was played...

Commentary: So much early-season talking

There is always a lot to talk about during football games on all levels by the many involved in the action. During those initial contests of the season, it seems there is even more for everyone to discuss. Just watch...

O’Connell evens record with comeback victory

The Bishop O’Connell Knights evened their record at 1-1 wih a 25-14 road win over John Paul the Great the night of March 26 in private-school action in Prince William County. O’Connell fell behind 14-0 in the first quarter,...

Ground game leads Patriots to another win

Right from the start with a potent ground game, the Yorktown Patriots cruised to a lopsided home victory the night of March 26 in high-school football action. Yorktown (3-2, 3-1) was ahead of the Langley Saxons, 35-7, after two quarters...
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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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