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Sports Notebook: The girls turn

This week and next, it’s the girls turn to be the spotlight alone of area high-school golf, as many players first attempt to qualify for the Virginia High School League’s Girls State Open, then try to win the tournament. On...

Yorktown runners dominate county meet

They came, they conquered and dominated, they won all of the big awards, and they gave their head coach a nice early wedding present. In one of the most overwhelming performances in the long history of the annual girls and...

Potomac School runs past Flint Hill

In recent seasons, it wasn’t uncommon when the Potomac School Panthers quickly trailed and eventually lost to the Flint Hill Huskies in high-school football action. Things finally changed Oct. 16. The host Panthers indeed again fell behind the Huskies, 6-0, in...

Sports Notebook: Four for four

They all won. It doesn't occur often, but this past weekend on Friday night and Saturday afternoon, all four high-school varsity football teams in Arlington won regular-season games - the Bishop O'Connell Knights, Wakefield Warriors, Washington-Liberty Generals and Yorktown Patriots....

Generals score 49 against Herndon in win

The visiting Washington-Liberty Generals (2-5, 2-2) were a homecoming winner in Oct. 16 high-school football action. The Generals downed the host Herndon Hornets, 49-35, in that Liberty District game for their second straight victory. In W-L’s win, Herndon scored on a...

McLean High golfer earns state berth

Playing and posting an early score were the easy and stress-free parts for Cab Fooshe. Then, it was the nearly two-hour wait to learn his fate that became the anxious and nerve-wracking moments for the McLean High School senior...

Sports Notebook: Something was missing

Something, unfortunately, was missing the late afternoon of Oct. 13 at the annual girls and boys Arlington County high-school cross country meet at Bluemont Park. Pacers Running store and owner Chris Farley, an Arlington resident and standout runner when he...

Key football matchups this weekend

For the remainder of the regular season there will be key weekly high-school football games, with the results eventually determining the winners of various league championships. This weekend there are multiple such contests, including the Friday night, Oct. 15, clash...

Langley wins sixth straight state golf title

One fact goes with the other, but in winning a record six straight state golf championships, the Langley Saxons have established record-setting scores and decisive and impressive margins of victory in the process. In misty conditions, Langley won the 2021...

Wakefield golf team third in state; Yorktown team sixth

Once the “switch went on,” the play of Esteban Knorr improved significantly as the Wakefield Warriors’ senior charged back with scads of birdies to shoot a 3-under 69 and finish tied for third in the state golf tournament. The one-day,...

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