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Yorktown’s Kyle Bailey Injured

The Yorktown football team suffered a setback during Thursday’s scrimmage against West Springfield, losing the versatile Kyle Bailey to what is likely a season-ending injury.

The junior, who was slated to be a receiver, safety, kick returner and back-up quarterback for the Patriots, suffered a broken collar bone and separated non-throwing shoulder on a play when he was tackled from behind.

"It’s huge," Yorktown head coach Bruce Hanson said of the effect Bailey’s injury would have on the Patriots. "The kid was playing a million positions for us."

Hanson said Yorktown and West Springfield were about even by scrimmage’s end, but the Patriots performed particularly well in the early going.

Yorktown hosts its season opener at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3 against Wilson (Washington, D.C.).

<b>Softball Tryouts</b>

Arlington Sage seeks players for a 14U Travel Softball team for 2009-10 to join a team that qualified for USSSA & NSA Nationals in 2009. Contact Coach Doug Kaufman at dougk99@gmail.com or 703-932-1101 for tryout information.

<b>Basketball Training</b>

Preseason basketball player development sessions are being directed by Mark Vincent. All workouts will be focused on skill development. Each session will include shooting techniques, shooting, ball handling, one-on-one moves, moving without the ball, reading screens, passing, defensive techniques, defensive concepts, speed/agility, and the mental approach to the game. Each player must bring a notebook. There is a four-player limit for each workout. Location and time will be determined. For more information, e-mail markvincentbasketballcamps@gmail.com