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Langley wins two, now 7-0 in district

The first was in overtime and the second came by a blowout as the Langley Saxons won home games on consecutive nights in girls high-school basketball action to remain tied for first place in the Liberty District. Langley has a...

O’Connell ranked No. 1 in Virginia

After spending the first two weeks at No. 2 in the Division I private school boys state high-school basketball poll, the Bishop O’Connell Knights moved into the top spot in the latest Virginia ranking. The Arlington team (11-6) took over...

Marymount women’s hoop player is week’s best

As a result of helping the Marymount University women’s basketball team improve to 5-0 and first place in the Atlantic East Conference, junior Symantha Shackelford recently was selected as the league’s Player of the Week in women’s college basketball. This...

Madison basketball teams lead district

The Madison Warhawks finished a combined 5-0 in girls and boys high-school basketball action last week, as both teams stand atop the Concorde District with 4-0 records. The girls are 13-2 overall and the boys 12-3. The girls won three...

Commentary: Scoreboards have many options

If the information is properly kept during games, and unfortunately  that’s not always the case, those big new high-school scoreboards inside gymnasiums keeping tabs on the various girls and boys basketball games have capabilities to reveal much. The score is...

Wakefield, W-L boys teams win two games each

The restart to their seasons was a success for the Wakefield Warriors and Washington-Liberty Generals, as the boys high-school basketball teams combined for a 5-1 record during last week’s games. Washington-Liberty went 2-0 and Wakefield 2-1 in those contests. The...

Madison senior nets 1,000th career point

In girls basketball action in recent days, the two-time defending Class 6 state high-school champion Madison Warhawks won three games in dominating fashion to improve to 13-2 overall and 4-0 in the Concorde District. Madison routed the previously undefeated Oakton...

Yorktown tops two county rivals, now 8-3

Olivia Stafford didn’t start the girls basketball game against the Washington-Liberty Generals. But the freshman guard sure made a big impact for the Yorktown Patriots once she entered the high-school contest. Stafford did a little bit of everything, wreaking havoc...

Potomac School player scores 1,000th point

The undefeated Potomac School girls (8-0) routed KIPP, 68-8, then downed D.C. International, 50-11, in non-conference high-school basketball games Jan. 14 and 15. In those contests, Potomac School’s Kayla Rolph scored her 1,000th career point, netting 22 in the...

McLean wins big over Marshall

The results tell the story. In two meetings this season, the Marshall Statesmen have been no match for the McLean Highlanders, losing by 39 and 27 points in the girls high-school basketball games. The most recent of the two Liberty District...
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Langley wins two, now 7-0 in district

The first was in overtime and the second came by a blowout as the Langley Saxons won home games...
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