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W-L lineman chosen district’s Defensive Player of the Year

Numerous players from Arlington’s three public high-school varsity football teams were first and second team and honorable- mention all-Liberty District selections for their performance during the fall season. Those choices were highlighted by Washington-Liberty Generals’ senior lineman Elijah Hughes being...

O’Connell, W-L win big in football action

With blowout victories the night of Oct. 28 in high-school football action, the Bishop O’Connell Knights and Washington-Liberty Generals gained momentum for big rivalry meetings in their final games of the regular season this coming weekend. O’Connell (4-5) blanked host...

Yorktown, W-L win by blowouts in football

In recording a pair of lopsided shutouts, the Washington-Liberty Generals and Yorktown Patriots combined to outscore those opponents, 80-0, in Friday night high-school football action Oct. 21. The Generals (4-4, 4-1) routed the host Justice Wolves, 42-0, in a non-league...

Longtime Wakefield football volunteer honored

Of all the football coaches and players who have come and gone over the years at Wakefield High School, the one constant of the program has been Frank Haddock. The team’s longtime volunteer scorekeeper, announcer and scoreboard operator has been...

Field hockey teams enjoying big success

Collectively, the four girls high-school field hockey teams in Arlington are enjoying the best season as far as overall victories, in the history of the programs. When the week began, the varsity squads had combined for 29 wins. * The surge of...

Yorktown wins big in football; W-L, Wakefield lose

After a tough road loss in their previous football game, the Yorktown Patriots returned home for an Oct. 14 high-school contest with a familiar – and welcome – starter back in the lineup. That player was runningback Miles Fang. The senior...

PHOTOS: Wakefield still looking for first win

The Wakefield Warriors are still on the hunt for their first win of the season after falling to Liberty District rival McLean in Oct. 7, 2022, action. The Highlanders won, 41-7. Enjoy these photos from the game by Deb...

Wakefield among teams trying to attract more female wrestlers

Since the Virginia High School League last month officially sanctioned girls wrestling as a separate varsity sport, Wakefield Warriors’ first-year head coach John Leinberger has been busy promoting the opportunity in his school and throughout Northern Virginia. He is trying...

Football roundup: Knights, Patriots, Warriors fall short

The Yorktown Patriots (4-3, 1-2) lost to the host Herndon Hornets, 21-13, Saturday afternoon Oct. 8 in a Liberty District high-school football game. Yorktown was without its two starting runningbacks, one out injured and the other sick. With them missing,...

Winless teams, neighborhood rivals meet in football action

Each of this weekend’s high-school football games involving teams in the Sun Gazette’s coverage areas have different reasons of significance – or perhaps even uniqueness. The most interesting matchup might be the Liberty District contest between the host McLean Highlanders...
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PHOTOS: Madison wins region football crown!

The James Madison High School football team defeated Centreville, 22-7, on Nov. 26 to become the 2022 6D North...
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