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Sports Notebook

Sports Notebook: Senior nights

The outdoor spring high-school sports season still has a few weeks remaining. As the campaign draws closer to its end, many senior nights are held, when the senior members on all teams (players and managers), are honored during pregame or...

Sports Notebook: Coming down

The Falls Church office building that until late December of 2021 served as the five-year home of the Sun Gazette is pretty much now a pile of rubble. That building and two others, including Applebee’s Restaurant, over a two-block area...

Sports Notebook: Still cold

We were teased last week with nice warm weather. Unfortunately, that ended on Monday and Tuesday of this week as cold temperatures returned with the reminder that it’s still only April, when the thermometer will dip into the 30s...

Sports Notebook: Something new

When Vienna Little League held its first opening-day ceremony on April 16 for the first time since 2019, there was something new in this year’s event. There was a parade of multiple teams onto Nance Field, where the festivities were...

Sports Notebook: Full steam ahead

Spring breaks are now over for the Arlington and Fairfax county school systems. That means as far as high-school varsity sports schedules, the busy time is ahead as far as district competition. There is no more time off or breaks...

Sports Notebook: VLL day?

Mike Jreige has an idea that may eventually become reality for Vienna Little League. The baseball organization held its opening-day ceremony on Saturday, April 16, about two weeks after the season actually began with a full schedule of baseball games....

Sports Notebook: Backstop holes

Beware to those sitting behind backstops at youth and high-school baseball games. A good idea would be to survey the backstop to make sure there are no holes in the fencing that a ball can get through and hit...

Sports Notebook: What season?

The Major League baseball season has started, correct? But then the National Hockey League regular season still has a couple of weeks remaining, and the playoffs in the National Basketball Association have just begun. Then this weekend, the new - or...

Sports Notebook: Sports buckets

Check out any youth league to high-school-age baseball or softball team. None exist without the ownership of five-gallon plastic buckets or larger of some brand or color. Look inside the dugout or around the bench area, and they are easy...

Sports Notebook: No bases

One would believe that actual bases would be necessary to have in place to play a baseball game. Not so. During a recent high-school contest that involved the Marshall Statesmen held on the artificial-turf surface at South County Middle School in...
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