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Yorktown runners place at state cross country meets

In a time of 16:41, Yorktown High School senior Jake Levine finished in 13th place at the Virginia High School League’s Class 6 boys state cross country meet on the 5,000-meter Oatlands Plantation course in Leesburg on Nov. 12....

Yorktown field hockey team second in state

The one hurdle the Yorktown Patriots weren’t able to clear, during their highly-accomplished two-season run that included winning a 2021 state field hockey championship, then finishing second in Virginia this fall, was defeating the Fairfax Lions. The Patriots’ lone loss...

O’Connell runner wins state cross country title

A season that began with strong second- and third-place finishes in big races has only gotten better for Bishop O’Connell High School cross country runner Molly Weithman. The junior has now won two state championships to her credit this fall...

Yorktown wins football playoff game; W-L, O’Connell lose

Of the three Arlington football teams that participated in first-round 6D North Region tournament playoff games Nov. 11 and 12, the Yorktown Patriots rallied to win in the second half of their high-school contest, and the Washington-Liberty Generals and...

PHOTOS: O’Connell battles Paul VI in football

Two local Catholic-school football squads, Bishop O'Connell and Paul VI, squared off Nov. 4, with Paul VI winning the road victory. Enjoy these photos below from Deb Kolt; click on any photo to start the slide show, and click on...

O’Connell repeats as state soccer champs

Minus the penalty kicks, it was deja vu all over again for the Bishop O’Connell Knights, who repeated as state champions of the four-team girls Northern Virginia Independent state soccer tournament. The second-seeded Knights (10-5-2) won the crown by defeating...

O’Connell boys soccer team unbeaten vs. local rivals

Finishing with 1-1 records in two postseason tournaments, the Bishop O’Connell Knights ended the boys fall soccer season with an 8-7-2 overall record, which included an unbeaten 6-0-1 mark against other private-school teams in Northern Virginia. First, O’Connell went 1-1...

Yorktown reaches state field hockey semifinals

The Yorktown Patriots continued their winning two-season playoff run with a 1-0 home victory over the Robinson Rams in a first-round match of the Virginia High School League’s Class 6 girls state field hockey tournament. The defending champions (17-3) now...

Commentary: Line dancing took the stage

So how long did that impromptu line dance actually become: 20, 30, 40, maybe even 50 yards? With the popular dancing song “Cotton-Eyed Joe” playing loudly over the public-address system, the line began with just a handful of participating high-school...

Yorktown grads impactful in college soccer

A number of Yorktown High School graduates are making big contributions for women’s college soccer teams this fall on different levels. All of those players were members of state-championship teams for Yorktown, three this past spring season when the...
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