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O’Connell football team wins third straight

As the crow flies, the Northern Virginia campuses of Bishop O’Connell and Annandale high schools, which opened in the 1950s, are fairly close, each residing inside the Beltway. When it comes to varsity football, however, until the afternoon of Oct....

O’Connell wins second straight in football

In Sept. 24 private-school afternoon action, the visiting Bishop O’Connell Knights (2-2) won their second straight high-school football game with a 32-6 victory over Annapolis Area Christian School. In those two wins, O’Connell has scored 22 and 32 points in...

O’Connell coach chosen to Hall of Fame

Eliminate the coronavirus, and Cindy Walls likely would be coaching the Bishop O’Connell High School head girls cross country team for one last season this fall. Instead, Walls – who has moved to the Jacksonville, Fla. – area, is in...

O’Connell football team wins

Led by a productive all-around performance on offense and defense by Job Grant, the host Bishop O’Connell Knights (1-2) defeated St. John’s Catholic Prep on Sept. 18 in Arlington in non-conference high-school football action.. On offense, Grant had 132 yards...

PHOTOS: Knights fall short against Curley

The Bishop O’Connell Knights showed some strength but were upended by Archbishop Curley High School of Baltimore in action on Sept. 11, 2021. Playing at home, O’Connell fell 31-10. Enjoy these photos from Dave Facinoli; click on individual photos...

O’Connell football team falls to Curley

Through their first two games the story has been pretty much the same for the 0-2 Bishop O’Connell Knights. The high-school football team has struggled offensively as the defense initially plays well and physical, but eventually wears down from being...

O’Connell baseball player on Team USA squad

Bishop O’Connell High School pitcher Jack O’Connor is one of 26 players named to the 18-under 2021 National Baseball Team. The squad compete in a recent seven-game series against Canada in Flordia. The series replaces the World Baseball Softball Confederation...

O’Connell falls in season football opener

The defense played stingy and tough throughout while the offense gained and sustained little in the Bishop O’Connell Knights’ season-opening 12-0 road loss to the St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes Saints on Sept. 3. “The defense played really well after...

O’Connell football team set to open season

The 2014 season was the last time the Bishop O’Connell Knights won their first game of the season, routing Paul VI Catholic in that contest. The high-school football team is hoping to change those fortunes this fall. O’Connell is slated...

O’Connell counselor reappointed to accreditation post

Daniel Stabile, a college and academic counselor at Bishop O’Connell High School, has been reappointed a commissioner of the Middle States Association Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS). “Middle States commissioners serve an important role in helping to improve...
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