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Wakefield baseball team off to 2-0 start

The Wakefield Warriors are off to a 2-0 start in high-school baseball, winning their opening game over the Justice Wolves, 7-4, then routing the host Falls Church Jaguars, 13-1, in game two. Each were National District contests. Against Justice, Garrett Dougherty...

O’Connell grad to continue college career

   Bishop O’Connell High School graduate and Great Falls resident Ethan Torres played four years of college football for Bucknell University as a place-kicker, and now will play a fifth season this coming fall for University of North Carolina...

Fall teams, athletes enjoyed much success

The fall high-school sports season (held in the spring because of the pandemic) overall was one of the most highly successful for teams and athletes from the Sun Gazette’s coverage areas of Arlington and Fairfax counties. Winning state team championships...

Yorktown drops season baseball opener

As preseason concerns go, John Skaggs was 100-percent accurate about his Yorktown Patriots’ high-school baseball team – at least when it comes to the season opener. Skaggs, the Patriots’ head coach, is confident Yorktown’s pitching will be strong this season,...

College roundup of two local residents

A couple of Arlington residents enjoyed success for their college teams during recent competitions. DAVID GALLION: Arlington resident David Gallion enjoyed a strong finish to the college swimming season for Gannon University in recent days in a conference championship competition. The...

Yorktown opens its baseball season

The defending Liberty District Tournament Yorktown High School baseball team is scheduled to open its 2021 season with a home game over the visiting South Lakes Seahawks at 6:30 p.m. tonight. “The pitching is there, our bats have potential, and...

Wakefield golfer qualifies for Girls State Open

Wakefield High School golfer Anne Kumashiro shot an 80 on April 22 in windy and cold conditions at a state zone-qualifying event at Laurel Hill Golf Club in Lorton. As a result, she earned a berth to play in...

Yorktown boys third in state cross country

With 100 points, the Yorktown High School boys cross country team placed third in the Virginia High School League’s Class 6 state meet at Oatlands  in Leesburg. The Patriots qualified for the state by finishing first in the Liberty District...

Yorktown wins county ice hockey showdown

This season, it was the Yorktown Patriots’ turn to win the all-Arlington ice hockey showdown and claim the Battle of Arlington trophy. Yorktown won the club high-school match, 5-1, over the Washington-Liberty Generals, who had captured the past two meetings,...

Yorktown golfer finishes second in state

He won the 2019 state title as a freshman. Then, Benjamin Newfield validated that performance with a runner-up tie for second in the 2020-21 Virginia High School League’s Class 6 state golf tournament, further establishing himself as one of...
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Motorist ticketed after striking pedestrian in Vienna

A motorist was traveling northbound on Park Street, S.E., and turning left onto Kingsley Road, S.E., on May 4...
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