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Yorktown wins county ice hockey showdown

This season, it was the Yorktown Patriots’ turn to win the all-Arlington ice hockey showdown and claim the Battle of Arlington trophy. Yorktown won the club high-school match, 5-1, over the Washington-Liberty Generals, who had captured the past two meetings,...

Yorktown golfer finishes second in state

He won the 2019 state title as a freshman. Then, Benjamin Newfield validated that performance with a runner-up tie for second in the 2020-21 Virginia High School League’s Class 6 state golf tournament, further establishing himself as one of...

Arlington teams, athletes enjoy much sucess

It was quite a successful fall high-school sports season – postponed until the early spring because of the pandemic – for Arlington teams and individuals. Numerous teams and individuals enjoyed significant success in the various games and sports.  The Washington-Liberty High...

Yorktown boys second in region cross country

Their strategy of running faster but more loose worked. By doing so, the Yorktown Patriots achieved their goals of finishing second in the 6D North Region boys high-school cross country championship and earning a berth into the Class 6 state...

Yorktown golfers finish second in region

The anxious wait to learn their fate became time well spent for the Yorktown Patriots. Some 40 minutes after the final Yorktown High School golfer finished play in the 18-hole 6D North Region Tournament April 8, the Patriots learned they...

Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

Two Arlington Public Schools teachers have received grants from the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to fund performing-arts projects at their schools: – Hope Lambert of the H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program, in conjunction with theater programs from all...

Yorktown wins fifth straight football game

For the Yorktown Patriots, the shortened seven-game high-school football season was like two campaigns. There was the 0-2 beginning when the Patriots lost badly and struggled in all aspects of the game. Then there was the 5-0 finish, when Yorktown...

Football seasons end for Arlington teams

The unusual 2020-21 spring time pandemic-based and shortened varsity high-school football season ended this weekend for Arlington’s four teams. The Yorktown Patriots (5-2) were the only winning squad, with the Wakefield Warriors (4-2) and Washington-Liberty Generals (1-4) losing and the...

Yorktown boys first in cross county meet

With a strong performance, of placing five runners in the top 13, the York-town Patriots convincingly won the Liberty District boys cross country championship and region-qualifying event with 37 points. “Today was a good day for the boys, but not...

Yorktown football team wins fourth straight

With how the season developed, Bruce Hanson is now very happy the shortened six-game high-school football campaign was played after being postponed from the usual fall timeframe because of the pandemic. The longtime Yorktown Patriots head coach was working his...
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Editor’s Notebook: Get those boxes packed!

Yesterday marked the first day that sports czar Dave and I took some boxes from our current office across...
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