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Storm win early-season baseball tourney

Arlington Babe Ruth’s travel program got the 2021 baseball season off to a successful start as the Arlington Storm Black 11-under team steamrolled its way to a championship with a 4-0 record in the third annual Charlottesville March Mayhem...

Budget cuts could kill middle-school sports

First, high-school sports in Arlington were shut down for months because of the pandemic, and now there is a chance middle-school athletics in the county could be eliminated because of budget cuts. A proposal included in Superintendent Francisco Durán’s 2021-22...

Patriots win by 11, stand 2-0 in golf

With a convincing 11-stroke victory over the South Lakes Seahawks, the Yorktown Patriots improved to 2-0 in high-school golf action. Leading Yorktown with 9-hole scores of 36 on the Reston National Golf Course were sophomore and defending Class 6 state...

Generals have just one loss in girls volleyball

The defending Liberty District and 6D North Region tournament champion Washington-Liberty Generals are off to a 3-1 start this season. In their most recent match, the Generals defeated the McLean Highlanders, 3-1, winning the final game 25-2. They won...

Yorktown field hockey team stands 4-0

 The Yorktown High School girls field hockey team has won its first four matches of the season with victories of Washington-Liberty by a 4-2 score, Herndon, 3-0, South Lakes, 2-0, and Langley, 2-1.  Yorktown was a 6D North Region Tournament...

Yorktown tops W-L in local football clash

The emotion of being a big Arlington neighborhood rivalry game didn’t take on quite as much importance and passion this season.  Instead, just winning the football game was the main focus for the Washington-Liberty Generals and Yorktown Patriots, because each...

Teeing Off: Advice to new announcers

With so many varsity high-school sporting events – like previous basketball contests and now football games– being streamed online these days, that means announcers are sometimes used for such broadcasts. Some action is broadcast without any play-by-play. That isn’t a...

Sports Hall of Fame to induct two new members

The Arlington Sports Hall of Fame recently announced the  election of new inductees Steve Buckhantz (Washington-Lee High School Class of 1973) and Jimmy Lange (Bishop O’Connell High School Class of 1994). Buckhantz was the longtime Washington Wizards play-by-play announcer and...

Generals, Patriots to meet in rivalry clash

One of the biggest high-school sporting events in Arlington of any year is the annual varsity football showdown between the Washington-Liberty Generals and Yorktown Patriots. For decades, the county rivals have met in the final regular-season game on a Friday...

Marymount hires new athletic director

Marymount University recently announced that Jill McCabe will be the Division III school’s new athletic director.  McCabe begins her duties April 7. She suceeds Michael Vienna, who held the position of interim athletic director since December. “I embrace the Division III...
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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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