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Yorktown tops W-L in local football clash

The emotion of being a big Arlington neighborhood rivalry game didn’t take on quite as much importance and passion this season.  Instead, just winning the football game was the main focus for the Washington-Liberty Generals and Yorktown Patriots, because each...

McLean football team improves to 3-0

A couple of reasons for their undefeated season so far is the grit and perseverance the McLean Highlanders have displayed, according to the high-school football team’s head coach. McLean (3-0, 2-0) again demonstrated those traits March 12 by defeating the...

Madison football team rallies past Westfield

It wasn’t a big surprise that the visiting Westfield Bulldogs were leading the Madison Warhawks in the March 13 high-school football game. In five previous meetings between the teams, Westfield won each time. This time, though, the March 12 clash...

Sports Notebook: Annual football rivalry

One of the biggest high-school sporting events in Arlington of any year is the annual varsity football showdown between the Washington-Liberty Generals and Yorktown Patriots. For decades, the county rivals have met in the final regular-season game on a Friday...

Sports Notebook: Those football entrances

There are different ways and philosophies regarding how high-school football teams take the field, maybe by making a grand entrance, or choosing to be introduced just prior to kickoff. Some charge onto the field, tearing through a homemade team banner...

O’Connell football and other teams are in action

The Bishop O’Connell High School varsity football team is planning to have a delayed four-game regular-season schedule starting Saturday, March 20 with a noontime home game against Bishop Ireton. O’Connell’s 2020 fall football season was pushed back because of the...

Sports Notebook: Friday night lights

After an opening week with high-school football games played on untraditional nights, the week-two schedule (in some cases the third game for a few teams) has a full slate of the much traditional Friday night lights contests on tap. It’s...

Wakefield rallies past Edison

After falling behind 14-0 in the first quarter, the Wakefield Warriors responded with a big rally, scoring five straight touchdowns, to defeat the host Edison Eagles, 34-14, on Feb. 27 in a National District high-school football game. Wakefield improved to...

McLean opens with a win

The McLean Highlanders opened their high-school football season with a 28-14 victory over the visiting Mount Vernon Majors. McLean fell behind 7-0 on a long touchdown pass, then rallied. “We blew a coverage on that play, but we were able...

Sports Notebook: Penalties and huddles

If it's the early season in high-school football, that means two things. There will be multiple yellow penalty flags thrown in about every game, then the contest officials will annoyingly often huddle to discuss such infractions before the yardage...
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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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