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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Otters win big in first swim meet

With 23 individual race winners, including nine double winners, the Oakton Otters opened their 2021 swimming season with a 300-109 blowout victory over Sideburn Run of Fairfax on June 19. The double winners for Oakton in the Northern Virginia Swimming...

Lakevale falls short in opening swim meet

The Lakevale Estates Dolphins won 23 individual races with six doubles winners, but the Vienna team lost its Division 7 meet, 232-182, in the opening week of action in the Northern Virginia Swimming League on June 19 to the...

Madison dominates in region tournament

In a season with much potential and high expectations, the Madison Warhawks achieved another of their big goals – winning a region championship. Madison dominated the 6D North Region Tournament with a 3-0 record in the high-school baseball competition, outscoring...

Injury derails Langley softball ace

Talk about tough luck, and the timing couldn’t have been worse. Olivia Kim was enjoying a standout girls softball season as the ace pitcher and best hitter for the Langley Saxons. The senior was looking forward to potentially leading the...

Marshall, Langley host basketball camps

The annual Langley High School Boys Basketball Summer Camps are July 12-16 for session one and July 19-23 for session two, each at Langley. The camps are open to rising third through 10th graders.   For more information, visit http://langleyhs.jumbula.com...

Commentary: Signage on outfield fences

A unique aspect about some area high-school baseball and girls softball fields is when the inside of the outfield fencing has the name of the school, sometimes also including the team nicknames, prominently displayed in some place. Usually the name...

Paul VI baseball coach wins 300th game

Madison High School graduate Billy Emerson, the longtime head baseball coach at Paul VI Catholic, recently won his 300th game as a coach. Emerson has coached at Paul VI in two stints since 2003. He was the head coach at...

Lacrosse teams win district titles

The Langley Saxons in girls and the Madison Warhawks in girls and boys action won three recent district-tournament lacrosse championships, then moved on to the 6D North Region Tournament. The undefeated Langley girls (11-0) won the Liberty District crown with...

Local baseball players make all-state

Flint Hill School baseball player Trevor Barbessi was chosen first-team all-state at the Division I private-school level for his performance this spring.His play helped the team finish 8-3 and earn a state-tournament berth in the shortened high-school season. Making second...

McLean girls win district soccer title

Behind three goals from Kyra Bolden, the McLean Highlanders (10-2) won the girls Liberty District high-school soccer tournament by upsetting the top-seed and host Yorktown Patriots in a shootout in the title match for the team’s sixth victory in...
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W-L foundation announces student scholarships

The W-L High School Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of...
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