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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Madison wins region semifinal game

Continuing their season-long trend of playing stingy defense, the host and top seed Madison Warhawks (7-0) defeated the fourth-seeded Wakefield Warriors, 28-7, in a 6D North Region Tournament semifinal high-school football game April 9. Wakefield (4-2), which trailed 21-0 entering...

Marshall cross country teams earn a sweep

The Marshall Statesmen won the girls and boys National District cross country championships at Burke Lake Park, the girls with 36 points and the boys with 34. For the girls, Hayley Pooden was the highest finisher in second in 19:35....

Records set at Concorde, Liberty meets

There was one personal school record set and a rare team mark established about an hour apart by local winners in boys Concorde and Liberty district high-school cross country championships, also region qualifiers on April 8. In the Concorde meet,...

Marshall nips Wakefield for district golf title

The host course wasn’t in its best condition, typical for some golf venues this time of the year. Nonetheless, that didn’t prevent the Marshall Statesmen and Wakefield Warriors from being at the top of their games in what became...

Madison hosts Wakefield in playoff game

The football teams have enjoyed their share of success in recent seasons, but while doing, so the Madison Warhawks and Wakefield Warriors have not met. That will change this weekend,when the high-school psquads clash in the semifinal game of the...

College roundup

Some swimmers and divers recently participated in the men's and women's NCAA swimming and diving championships. IZZY GATI: Madeira School graduate Izzy Gati participated in the NCAA women’s swimming championships for the University of Kentucky in recent days.  The junior swam...

Commentary: Busy afternoon at Bluemont

What’s the name of that old famous song by the big-brass band Chicago?  Isn’t it: “Saturday in the Park”? The lyrics talked about the many different things happening in New York’s Central Park at any specific time, like a man...

PHOTOS: W-L defeats McLean in volleyball

In a recent Liberty District girls volleyball match, the visiting Washington-Liberty Generals defeated the McLean Highlanders, 3-0. With the win, W-L clinched second place in the district behind the Langley Saxons. See a volleyball roundup HERE, and enjoy photos taken by...

Langley tops George Mason in football

The Langley Saxons (2-4) defeated the visiting George Mason Mustangs, 19-6, in a non-district high-school football game April 1. Langley led 11-0 at halftime. The win broke a three-game losing streak. For Langley, Nico Diop rushed for 102 yards, including...

Region volleyball tourney set to begin

The field is set for the 6D North Region girls high-school volleyball tournament that begins this week, and the Langley Saxons and Washington-Liberty Generals are two favorites from the Sun Gazette’s coverage areas. The competition is an all-in event that...
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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

Two Arlington Public Schools teachers have received grants from the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to fund...
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