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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...

Langley’s rally in football falls short at W-L

The Langley Saxons (1-3, 1-2) lost to the host Washington-Liberty Generals, 19-14, March 19 in Liberty District high-school football action. Langley trailed 19-0 at halftime, but rallied and had a chance to win, having a fourth-down pass in the end...

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...

Madison blanks Marshall in football action

With another stingy defensive performance and their second shutout in four games, the Madison Warhawks (4-0, 3-0) have set the stage for facing another undefeated team with the same record in a showdown for first place in the Concorde...

McLean falls to South Lakes in football clash

The McLean Highlanders (3-1, 2-1) lost to the visiting South Lakes Seahawks (3-1, 3-0), 42-32, in a back-and-forth high-school football game March 19 in a showdown for first in the Liberty District. South Lakes gained a bit more than...

Langley volleyball team expects strong season

Susan Shifflett has been a girls head volleyball coach in Northern Virginia longer than anyone. She started the Langley High School team in 1999 when the sport began its varsity status. Her teams have won more than 400 matches and...

PHOTOS: McLean, W-L battle on gridiron

The oddest high-school football season ever continues across Northern Virginia, and the Sun Gazette has been on the scene capturing the action. Enjoy these photos from a recent showdown between McLean High School and Washington-Liberty High School, taken by...

Flint Hill volleyball wins opening match

The defending Division I state private-school champion Flint Hill Huskies girls volleyball team defeated Holy Child, 3-0, in what might have been its only match of the season. Flint Hill won the Sets by 25-14, 25-4 and 25-10 scores. Senior...

Marshall cheerleaders win district crown

The Marshall Statesmen won the National District cheer leading competition with scores of 242.5 and 243 in the two rounds, with no point deductions in either round.  The competition included six team, with the Wakefield Warriors finishing second and the...

Huskies, Panthers to start football seasons

Although playing just a few games each and months delayed from the usual campaign, the Flint Hill Huskies and Potomac School Panthers will have a high-school football season. Potomac School plays two games and Flint Hill has three scheduled. The...
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On Oct. 19 at 9:40 a.m., an individual approached the area of the 4400 block of 31st Street South...
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