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Yorktown earns key victory in baseball

Behind a strong performance by three pitchers, the Yorktown Patriots nipped the host McLean Highlanders, 2-1, in extra innings April 29 in a key Liberty District high-school baseball game. Yorktown (9-8, 6-3) scored the winning run in the top of...

Baseball roundup: McLean remains on top

With convincing home victories over the Langley Saxons, 8-0, and Washington-Liberty Generals, 13-3, in Liberty District baseball action last week, the first-place McLean Highlanders improved to 7-0 in the league. Griffin Stieg homered, had two hits and two RBI in...

Yorktown lefty makes season pitching debut

James Tallon’s debut pitching appearance of the 2022 high-school baseball season couldn’t have been more pressure-packed for the tall hard-throwing left-hander. The Yorktown Patriots senior entered the April 22 road baseball game against the Marshall Statesmen with two outs and...

Yorktown grad coaching for pro baseball team

It took persistence, plenty of patience and accepting scads of rejections. But eventually, Max Glasser’s goal of coaching for a professional baseball team became reality. This season, the 2014 Yorktown High School graduate is on the staff of the Class...

PHOTOS: Vienna Little League celebrates opening day

The boys of summer came together in spring - April 16, to be exact - to celebrate Vienna Little League's opening day with a host of ceremonies. Among those on hand were a number of members of the 1972 Vienna...

Madison graduate swinging a hot bat

Maybe it was the “Mustache March” thing, or the fact that Josh Gjormand finally started getting more at-bats. Whatever the reason, during a recent highly-productive three-game stretch, the Madison High School graduate was one of the hottest hitters at any...

Knights fall in baseball, win in softball

In its only game last week, the undefeated Bishop O’Connell High School girls softball team blanked the host Chantilly Chargers, 11-0, in a five-inning non-conference slaughter-rule contest to improve to 9-0. The Knights are 6-0 and in first place in...

Flint Hill stays hot in baseball

The Flint Hill Huskies (12-2, 3-2) won four games in Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference high-school baseball action last week, downing Potomac School, 13-4, Sidwell Friends, 6-4 and swept a double header from St. James, 11-5, and 26-2. The twinbill sweep came...

Baseball teams win two games on spring break

Arlington’s three public-school baseball teams combined to win just two of 11 games during spring-break non-district action last week. The Washington-Liberty Generals (3-7) and Yorktown Patriots (6-6) each finished 1-3, with the Wakefield Warriors (1-10) going 0-3. Washington-Liberty’s four games were...

McLean, Oakton lead districts in baseball

The McLean Highlanders and Oakton Cougars kept winning  in high-school baseball in recent days, defeating their biggest neighborhood rivals in April 14 action to remain undefeated and in first place in district play. McLean (9-3) topped the Langley Saxons, 12-7,...
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Potomac School second in state softball tourney

For a third straight time, the season ended for the Potomac School Panthers girls softball team with a loss...
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