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Schools garner national First Amendment awards

Three Fairfax County public schools, including two in the Sun Gazette coverage area, are among 18 schools nationwide selected as recipients of the 2022 First Amendment Press Freedom Award. The award recognizes private and public high schools that actively support,...

McLean High football coach steps down

John Scholla, the head football coach at McLean High School the past five seasons, stepped down from that position on March 7. Scholla said the decision was difficult, saying his priorities have changed a bit in recent months. The full-time...

McLean boys win, girls second in district swim and dive title

Led by Nick Wanzer’s victory in diving (464.05 score) and second-place finishes by Ryan Sribar in the 100 freestyle and 100 breaststroke, the McLean Highlanders won the Liberty District boys swimming and diving championship with 406 points. The Yorktown Patriots...

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...

McLean High alumnae conquer Mount Kilimanjaro

After a grueling six-hour hike from their camp in the middle of the night in early January, McLean High School graduates Rebecca Berkson and Katie Herold were treated to a magnificent vista: the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro at sunrise. The...

PHOTOS: McLean, Marshall square off on court

It was a battle of rivals on Jan. 14, 2022, as the McLean and George C. Marshall High School girls basketball teams faced off. McLean won big. Enjoy these photos from Deb Kolt; click on any photo to start 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...

Langley tops McLean in wrestling

In a neighborhood Liberty District high-school wrestling showdown on Jan. 12, the visiting Langley Saxons defeated the McLean Highlanders, 51-25, in varsity action. The victory in dual-meets was the 11th of the season for Langley, which paritcipates in a tournament...

American Legion post lauds students’ oratorical skills

A pair of McLean High School students recently won prizes in the annual oratorical contest sponsored by American Legion Post 270 in McLean. McLean High junior Saehee Perez won the won the $50 top prize and will compete Jan. 23...

Basketball roundup: McLean girls winning big

So far this season, there has been no in-between for the McLean Highlanders when it comes to winning games. The girls high-school basketball team’s six victories have been by lofty margins, including a 78-29 rout over the visiting Lewis Lancers...
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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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