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Sports Notebook: Entertaining intersquad

There was something a little different that occurred at the Potomac School in McLean on Saturday, March 27. Instead of an actual high-school football game between two varsity opponents, an intersquad contest among Potomac School players took place. There was...

Popular coach/teacher had ‘platinum touch’

For Daniel Ferguson, it’s plain and simple. Antuon Townsend was the best, most fun and friendliest basketball trainer and coach he ever had.  “He was one of he most genuine people I have ever known,” said Ferguson, a former Wakefield...

Madison grad helps Virginia win national title

Anna Keating has been all about being a member of teams that have won significant team championships the last five years. In high school, the standout swimmer helped the Madison Warhawks girls squad capture a combined total of 12 district,...

W-L ice hockey team wins tourney title

During the regular season, after a dominating 4-0 start, the Washington-Liberty Generals slumped into an inconsistent five-match stretch that included three losses and little scoring. The high-school club ice hockey team didn’t panic. Instead, it made a few adjustments, regrouped,...

Sports Notebook: A familiar face returns

There will be a familiar face on the sidelines for the Flint Hill School’s varsity football team when it begins its shortened and delayed three-game high-school season Saturday, March 27. Flint Hill plays the host Potomac School Panthers in a...

Yorktown golfers win county championship

For the second year in a row there was no change regarding the champion of the annual Arlington County golf tournament, as the Yorktown Patriots won the three-team high-school title. Yorktown amassed a 9-hole 150 team total on the back...

Sports Notebook: Talking football playoffs

It’s strange to be talking high-school football playoffs just four games into a regular season. But since the campaign has been reduced to just six contests and delayed from the normal fall time frame because of the pandemic, after four...

Sports Notebook: Is it the spring or the fall?

Is it spring or fall? Based on the confusing high-school sports schedules its's hard to tell. With football, volleyball, cross country and field hockey currently taking place and the cool weather still around, that would indicate it’s the fall -...

PHOTOS: O’Connell, Ireton battle on football gridiron

It was a showdown between Washington Catholic Athletic Conference teams as the Bishop O’Connell Knights and the Bishop Ireton Cardinals faced off on the gridiron on March 20 in a game postponed from last fall due to the COVID...

Daytime football is a pleasure to watch

For decades, most public high-school football games have been played under the lights on Friday nights. So it’s a pleasure when occasionally such a contest takes place during the daylight hours, instead. TEEING OFF COLUMN That was the case in Arlington...

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