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Oakton Now 4-0; Marshall wins in OT

The latest and most significant victory so far this season for the undefeated Oakton Cougars (4-0) came the night of Sept. 17 in Arlington against a quality opponent in the Yorktown Patriots. Oakton hung on to win the non-district high-school...

Ground game boosts Panthers to win

When they got out of their own way and avoided penalties on Sept. 18, the running game for the Potomac School Panthers was productive and in control. The Panthers (2-1) amassed 245 yards rushing and sustained long-scoring drives to rally...

* The McLean Highlanders (1-3) lost to the visiting Fairfax Lions, 49-24, in a high-school non-district football game Sept. 17. For McLean, Ferris Kaelan had 87 yards rushing and quarterback Manoli Kareageorges was 9 of 19 passing for 139 yards and...

Senior softball standings

Below are standings ending Sept. 17 for teams in the Northern Virginia Senior Softball League for the 2021 fall season. Games are played at various venues throughout Northern Virginia. For more information about the league, visit www.nvss.org or call Dave at...

A local BYU football connection

For Tanner Wall and Jackson Payne, the local longtime friends are now far away and living their dreams together, each involved with the Brigham Young University football team in different manners. Wall, a 2018 Yorktown High School graduate, is a...

Impact win First Responders Cup tourney

Talk about making a big impact, and in a couple of ways. With a 3-0 record during the second day’s championship round, the Arlington Impact National girls softball team, including players who contributed significantly from the McLean and Vienna areas,...

PHOTOS: Runners shine at Monroe Parker invitational

High-school runners from across the region competed Sept. 11 at the 2021 Monroe Parker Invitational cross-country meet, held at Burke Lake Park. Enjoy these photos from Dave Facinoli; click in individual photos to bring up the slide show, and...

Langley, McLean volleyball teams 5-1

The defending 6D North Region champion Langley Saxons are off to a 5-1 start in girls high-school volleyball this fall, and stand 3-0 in the Liberty District. Langley’s district wins have been over McLean and Yorktown by 3-0 scores and...

Commentary: Teams where they should remain

A good thing about the 2021-22 high-school sports year has been a shift of some local teams moving to more appropriate districts. The Marshall Statesmen and Wakefield Warriors, languishing in the National District for the past half-dozen years or so,...

Potomac School grad writes inspirational book

It took just 1.6 seconds for the accident to occur back in 2007, drastically changing Michael Murphy’s life, leaving the 2004 Potomac School graduate a paraplegic, without the use of his legs. Murphy lost his balance and fell off a...
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Oakton Now 4-0; Marshall wins in OT

The latest and most significant victory so far this season for the undefeated Oakton Cougars (4-0) came the night...
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