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Softball roundup: Wakefield, W-L split games

The Wakefield Warriors (7-4) and Washington-Liberty Generals (6-5) split two Liberty District games in girls high-school softball last week, then lost on May 9 in other action. Wakefield won, 5-4, over W-L on a walk-off RBI double by Devyn Carlson...

Yorktown girls, W-L boys win big in soccer

The Yorktown Patriots (12-1, 4-0) kept winning big with an 8-0 victory over the McLean Highlanders in Liberty District girls high-school soccer action May 6. The win was Yorktown’s 12th straight. In its four district games, Yorktown has outscored opponents,...

Longtime basketball coach steps down

It was the 1980-81 season when Pat Deegan began what became a long and highly- successful career as a girls varsity high-school head basketball coach in Northern Virginia.       Deegan began that head-coaching career in charge of the Bishop O’Connell...

Former O’Connell coach receives state championship ring

For about five minutes, Tommy Orndorff returned to Bishop O’Connell High School’s home softball field the afternoon of May 5. The former 33-year coach of the girls team stepped down after the 2018 season. He was asked back by current...

Yorktown baseball team clinches third place

With just one game remaining in the regular season, the Yorktown Patriots are playing their best baseball of the high-school season as they make a strong stretch run to finish high in the Liberty District standings. No matter the outcome...

Updated Senior softball standings

Below are standings ending through May 4 games for the Northern Virginia Senior Softball League for the 2022 spring season. Game are played at various venues throughout Northern Virginia. Standings will be updated every week or so at https://sungazette.news. For...

Team ProLook wins AAU hoop tournament

The 17-under Team ProLook boys basketball team won the recent AAU Zero Gravity Inner Harbor Hoopsfest in Baltimore. The team includes players from Wakefield, Washington-Liberty and Yorktown high schools. It is co-coached by head coaches Bobby Dobson of Washington-Liberty and...

Commentary: Softball tourneys up for grabs

Picking which team might eventually win the Liberty District and 6D North Region tournament championships in girls high-school softball this spring has grown increasingly more difficult in recent days. That’s because the competition appears wide open among many squads. The Madison...

PHOTOS: Langley, W-L square off in soccer clash

The Langley Saxons hosted the Washington-Liberty Generals in April 28, 2022, Liberty District soccer action. Washington-Liberty came away the winner in a 2-0 victory. Enjoy these photos from Deb Kolt; click on any photo to start the slide show;...

Yorktown earns key victory in baseball

Behind a strong performance by three pitchers, the Yorktown Patriots nipped the host McLean Highlanders, 2-1, in extra innings April 29 in a key Liberty District high-school baseball game. Yorktown (9-8, 6-3) scored the winning run in the top of...
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Potomac School second in state softball tourney

For a third straight time, the season ended for the Potomac School Panthers girls softball team with a loss...
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