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Madison baseball coach inducted into National Hall of Fame

He has achieved so much during a long and successful career as a high-school head baseball coach that it’s hard to determine what is his biggest accomplishment. Being recently inducted into the National High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of...

Arsenal Blue wins fall baseball tourney

The Arlington Arsenal Blue 12-under baseball team won the gold division of the Northern Virginia Travel Baseball League end-of-season fall tournament. The Arsenal went 2-0 in pool play, allowing four runs to earn the No. 2 seed in the 11-team...

New Flint Hill baseball coach has roots at school

A dream for some high-school athletes with future coaching aspirations is to one day return to their alma mater to run the program. For Mitch Mendler, that hope occurred much sooner than for most. At just age 23 and only a...

Yorktown grad earns Man of the Year award

For his efforts this past summer, Yorktown High School graduate Jake Marshall received the 2021 Community Man of the Year award from the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs professional independent minor-league baseball team. He was one of four players from the...

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...
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Police: Robber pummels store clerk after being asked for ID

On Jan. 18 at 7:37 p.m., an individual attempted to purchase items from a business in the 3100 block...
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