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Baseball, softball roundup: Yorktown teams win

With a strong early-inning start and stingy pitching throughout, the Yorktown Patriots defeated the host Washington-Liberty Generals, 6-1, in all-Arlington high-school baseball action to snap a two-game losing streak. The March 25 contest was moved from Quincy Park because of...

Arlington basketball teams look to next season

Looking back a few days, the Washington-Liberty Generals on the boys side and the Yorktown Patriots on the girls were the big success stories of the local 2021-22 high-school basketball season in Arlington. Each team won Liberty District regular season...

Wakefield gymnast competes in state meet

Wakefield High School’s Gabreille Watts finished 24th with a score of 8.85 on the balance beam at the recent Virginia High School League’s Class 6 girls state gymnastics meet. The winning mark was 9.8. Watts qualified for states by winning...

Collaboration with tutor leads student to full-ride scholarship

After pursuing remote SAT-prep coursewrok through SoFlo Tutors and developing a mentor-mentee relationship with her tutor, Arlington student Sara Arango-Rojas was nominated by the tutor and received a prestigious full scholarship to Sewanee: The University of the South. Arango-Rojas is...

Generals, Patriots advance to region semis

Two Arlington teams advanced to the semifinals and another lost in first-round action of the girls and boys 6D North Region high-school basketball tournaments the night of Feb. 22. Moving on are the Washington-Liberty Generals in boys action and the...

Six Arlington athletes win region track titles

Led by individual champion Nick Murphy at 195 pounds, the Madison Warhawks finished third in the recent 6D North Region wrestling tournament. Murphy finished 3-0 with three pins to win his weight class in the high-school meet. Finishing second for Madison...

Wakefield advances to semis, and regionals

Pregame concerns and predictions from Wakefield Warriors head coach Tony Bentley proved correct, as his boys high-school basketball team won its first-round contest of the Liberty District boys tournament. Third-seeded and host Wakefield (11-8) defeated the sixth-seeded McLean Highlanders (7-16),...

Wakefield High gymnast state bound

A year later, Gabby Watts will have her opportunity to participate in the girls state gymnastics meet. The Wakefield Warriors gymnast qualified for the Virginia High School League Class 6 competition by winning the balance beam with a 9.583 score...

Arlington wrestlers win district titles

There were six individual champions overall from high-school teams in Arlington at the Liberty District championships. The Yorktown Patriots had the most winners with four. They were Cambyses Khani at 106 pounds, Max Apsel (138), Liam Gil-Swiger (152) and heavyweight...

PHOTOS: Langley, Wakefield battle for court dominance

The Langley Saxons and Wakefield Warriors battled for on-court supremacy Jan. 21, a game in which Langley's boys team won at home. Find coverage in our Sports section and enjoy these photos below from Deb Kolt. Click on any photo...
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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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