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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Sports Notebook

Sports Notebook: Multiple region champs?

One local high-school team already has won a 6D North Region championship – the Langley Saxons golfers. There could be a few more by week’s end in other sports from the Sun Gazette’s coverage areas, like in girls volleyball and...

Sports Notebook: Many impressive records

The low scores – team and individual – the super talented Langley High School golf team has been posting in recent seasons are ridiculous, breaking records all the time in winning district, region and state tournaments. In the recent 6D...

Sports Notebook: A cluttered sideline

There is often scads of clutter along the sidelines of high-school football games. That’s just the way things have always been. A lot is needed to put on such a contest. Now, however, with the pandemic restrictions and all, teams...

Sports Notebook: A different look

The popular venue was the same but oh, how the Burke Lake Park high-school cross country course looked different in various manners without leaves on the trees. Usually, district and region high-school cross country championship races are held during the...

Sports Notebook: A great song ruined

Every spring it gets worse, with the fabulous vocals of the late Luther Vandross unfortunately heard less and less. For years, minutes after the final game of the men’s NCAA Division I basketball tournament televised on CBS sports, the song...

Sports Notebook: A region contender

Watch out for the red-hot Washington-Liberty Generals in the girls 6D North Region high-school field hockey tournament, which starts for some teams tonight. Washington-Liberty enters the competition amidst a seven-match winning streak, including four straight shutouts and five in six...

Sports Notebook: Playoff and Plus 1 football

The local high-school football region playoffs begins for some teams this coming week, and for others something called Plus 1 games will be played. The playoff contests need no explanation. Here’s the deal with the Plus 1 action, which are...

Sports Notebook: Windy golfing conditions

Inside the warm and windless clubhouse was the popular place to be during a recent afternoon when the Concorde District high-school golf tournament was played at the Laurel Hill Golf Club in Lorton. The conditions outside on the 18-hole golf...

Sports Notebook: A busy playoff schedule

That was fast. The regular seasons in all of the postponed fall high-school sports now being played are about over. Next up is a busy playoff schedule that begins or continues this week for girls volleyball and field hockey teams,...

Sports Notebook: Impressive regular season

What the Madison High School girls field hockey team accomplished during the regular season was both rare and remarkable. The team finished undefeated at 10-0. That’s impressive enough. More so, is the Warhawks won all 10 matches but shutouts, outscoring...
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