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Two winless football teams to face off

There are no ties in Virginia high-school football. That means either the Langley Saxons or host Washington-Liberty Generals will conclude the Friday night, Oct. 8, Liberty District showdown with a victory at last this fall. The teams meet in the...

Commentary: Are halftimes too long?

If there was anything good that came from COVID regarding high-school sports, it was those much shorter halftimes of football games during the condensed and postponed 2020 season. The breaks during those contests were limited to 10 minutes, instead of...

Langley golfers win fifth straight region title

It has become a challenge over the years keeping track of all the post-season golf-tournament championships won by the Langley Saxons. Here’s the latest regarding the high-school team’s region crowns. With a dominating two-day, 36-hole team total of 283-282–565, Langley comfortably...

Langley tops McLean in field hockey

For the seventh straight year, the Langley Saxons won the annual Rotary Cup girls field hockey match against the McLean Highlanders in a neighborhood clash. Langley (7-7) was victorious in this season’s match, 1-0. All seven victories have been by...

College football roundup

Langley High School graduate Tre Vasiliadis recently rushed for 263 yards on 39 carries and two touchdowns in a game for the Division III Carnegie Mellon University football team against Geneva College. Vasiliadis is a 5-foot-10, 192-pound sophomore runningback for...

McLean grads reconnect on college gridiron

In addition to being a big in-state conference clash, the recent Division III college football game between host Randolph-Macon College and Washington and Lee University was a reunion of former McLean High School players. In that Sept. 25 contest, four...

Football roundup: Madison wins, Oakton falls

The Madison Warhawks (4-1) continued their dominating play with a 33-7 road victory over the Marshall Statesmen (3-3) Oct. 1 in non-district high-school football action. The win was Madison’s fourth in a row, all by lopsided scores. In those games,...

Senior softball standings

Below are standings ending Oct. 1 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...

Potomac School football ranked fifth

The first Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division I high-school football poll of the 2021 fall season was recently released and had the Potomac School Panthers ranked fifth after three games. The private-school team had a 2-1 record as of...

Football roundup: Madison wins big again

The Madison Warhawks (4-1) continued their dominating play with a 33-7 road victory over the Marshall Statesmen (3-3) Oct. 1 in non-district high-school football action. The win was Madison’s fourth in a row, all by lopsided scores. * The Oakton Cougars...
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