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Longtime Flint Hill girls basketball coach steps down

Jody Patrick, the winningest and longest tenured girls head basketball coach in the history of Flint Hill School, has stepped down from that position after 21 years on the bench of the private high-school squad. Patrick will continue to work...

Hoops for Cancer Club tourney resumes

The Washington-Liberty High School Hoops for Cancer Club recently held its 3 vs. 3 basketball tournament after a two-year pandemic-induced hiatus. The event at Washington-Liberty honored a local father, Ben Gieseman, who died from melanoma in April 2020. Gieseman’s son,...

Arlington youth hoop team wins tournament

An Arlington 16-under boys youth basketball team recently won the Capital District Classic tournament. In pool play, Arlington defeated Fastbreak Basketball Academy, 56-40, and 25th Hour, 59-41. In bracket play, Arlington coach Matt Parker had the team play a strong pressure...

Longtime basketball coach steps down

It was the 1980-81 season when Pat Deegan began what became a long and highly- successful career as a girls varsity high-school head basketball coach in Northern Virginia.       Deegan began that head-coaching career in charge of the Bishop O’Connell...

Langley High hires new boys basketball coach

When Dave Conrow recently was chosen the new boys head basketball coach at Langley High School, the promotion continued a progression up a coaching ladder he first became interested in pursuing as a freshman in high school. Conrow, 31, succeeds...

Team ProLook wins AAU hoop tournament

The 17-under Team ProLook boys basketball team won the recent AAU Zero Gravity Inner Harbor Hoopsfest in Baltimore. The team includes players from Wakefield, Washington-Liberty and Yorktown high schools. It is co-coached by head coaches Bobby Dobson of Washington-Liberty and...

O’Connell point guard heads to Vanderbilt

It took a while, with some anxious moments along the way, but Paul Lewis’s college basketball plans are now firmly established. The 6-foot-2 Bishop O’Connell High School senior point guard will play for the Vanderbilt Commodores of the Southeastern Conference....

Langley guard to play for Randolph-Macon

Langley High School senior basketball player Amr Areikat, this past season’s Liberty District and 6D North Region boys player of the year, has decided to play at the next level for the Randolph-Macon College team. The 6-foot-1 Areikat was the...

All-Arlington basketball teams announced

The Washington-Liberty Generals on the boys side and the Yorktown Patriots on the girls enjoyed standout Liberty District-tournament-championship basketball seasons during the winter campaign. As a result, multiple players from each squad were selections on the Sun Gazette’s 2021-22 All-Arlington...

O’Connell hires girls basketball coach

Bishop O’Connell High School stayed within its house to hire a new head varsity girls basketball coach. In recent days, Brittany Davis, who has been an English teacher at the school for five years, was hired to fill the position....
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