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Yorktown grad continues pro baseball career

As Jake Marshall explained, restarting his professional baseball career this past spring wasn’t initially in the plans and came “absolutely out of nowhere.” The Yorktown High School graduate spent the 2021 spring and summer season as a backup catcher and...

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...

Madison baseball coach receives honor

Madison High School baseball coach Mark Gjormand recently was named the Division I Region II Coach of the Year by the American Baseball Coaches Association. Gjormand led Madison to an 18-1 record and the program’s fifth state championship this past...

Madison grad joins college baseball staff

Months later, Samantha Gjormand is finally getting fully unpacked and is settling into a welcome routine. Since graduating from James Madison University this past spring, Gjormand’s life has been a bit of a whirlwind. After spending only a few days...

Vienna Post 180 selects its MVP

With a team-high .485 batting average, a .538 on-base percentage and 17 RBI in 18 games, Matt Allen was chosen as the Most Valuable Player of the Vienna Post 180 American Legion baseball squad for his play during the...

Storm finishes second in Babe Ruth World Series

Overcoming four tournament losses, the 9-under Arlington Storm Black managed to finish second in the Babe Ruth World Series. The Storm lost in the ultimate title game of the baseball tournament in Jensen Beach, Fla., by a 7-3 score, to...

Vienna Little League teams shine in state tourneys

With two teams winning championships and another reaching the semifinals, Vienna Little League all-star baseball squads enjoyed a successful summer in state-tournament action. The two state-title teams were the Vienna American 8-10 age all-stars and the new Vienna Intermediate all-stars,...

Babe Ruth postseason updates

Three Babe Ruth all-star baseball teams from Arlington were busy playing high-level postseason competition in recent days. In Southeast Regional Tournaments in Jackson, Tenn., the Arlington Senior Babe Ruth 13- and 14-under squads finished with a combined 1-4 record. The district...

Chili Dogs win a fitting title

Maybe it’s fitting the Chili Dogs won the Northern Virginia College League summer baseball championship – and at Vienna’s renowned Waters Field, no less. After all, the team was named after those favorite eats that are regularly served just a...

Editor’s Notebook: Just a little high and wide …

In general, a politician – whether of the male, female or still-undecided variety – probably would rather spend more time with a sports reporter than with a news reporter, for a host of reasons. So it was no surprise, perhaps,...
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Yorktown runners dominate county meet

They came, they conquered and dominated, they won all of the big awards, and they gave their head coach...
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