Stories for December 2009

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Monday, December 21

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Alexandria Honors Its Living Legends

Alexandria Honors Its Living Legends

Alexandria Restaurant Week Is Jan. 15-24

Alexandria Restaurant Week Is Jan. 15-24

Fun Hunt to Kick Off the New Year’s Eve Festivities

Fun Hunt to Kick Off the New Year’s Eve Festivities

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Thursday, December 17

Slow Starts Befuddle Bulldogs

Despite strong second-half play, Westfield lacks first-half production.

Slow Starts Befuddle Bulldogs

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Betty Ganley Wins Vienna Arts Society Award

Betty Ganley Wins Vienna Arts Society Award

Faith

Faith

Brown Wants Knights to Shoot Through Struggles

O’Connell girls get 3-point-shooting confidence tested in loss to St. John’s.

Brown Wants Knights to Shoot Through Struggles

Devastating Flood Leads to New Life, New Glory

Hurricane Katrina refugee Annalise Tortorich becomes No. 1 ranked power tumbler after moving to Centreville.

Devastating Flood Leads to New Life, New Glory

Jo Fleming To Exhibit in Reston

Jo Fleming To Exhibit in Reston

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Ireton Learns From Playing National Power DeMatha

Cardinals fall behind early, play better in second half.

Ireton Learns From Playing National Power DeMatha

Rams, Spartans Split Double-header

Robinson boys earn close road win, girls fall victim to West Springfield's press.

Rams, Spartans Split Double-header

Freshman Clark Leads W-L to Gymnastics Victory

Yorktown, Wakefield compete, fall short against Generals.

Freshman Clark Leads W-L to Gymnastics Victory

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Bulletin Board

Spartans Split Double-header with Rams

April Robinson's 18 points put Spartan girls over Rams, boys fall short in comeback bid.

Spartans Split Double-header with Rams

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Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Faith

Faith

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Gymnasts Balance Learning, Fun

Coach encourages beginners to join team.

Mount Vernon Gymnasts Balance Learning, Fun

Tuesday, December 15

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

"Welcome," Naturally

The Old Town Walled Garden Club hosts holiday awards.

"Welcome," Naturally

At the Workhouse

At the Workhouse

Bulldogs Falter in State Final 15-10

Harris' record-breaking day not enough to defeat Phoebus.

Bulldogs Falter in State Final 15-10

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Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Madison Boys Getting Their Feet Wet in the Varsity Game

Kuhblank's hard-working Warhawks are short on experience.

Madison Boys Getting Their Feet Wet in the Varsity Game

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At the Workhouse

At the Workhouse

Underdog McLean Boys Determined to Make District Noise

Bouchard, Fitzgerald give basketball team a solid foundation

Underdog McLean Boys Determined to Make District Noise

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Theatre

Theatre

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New-Look Langley Boys are Winning Early

Jones, Kiffe stepping up for Saxons' basketball team.

New-Look Langley Boys are Winning Early

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Monday, December 14

Gallo Is Woodson's Coach on the Floor

Behind senior's leadership, Cavs start season strong.

Gallo Is Woodson's Coach on the Floor

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: West Potomac Boys Honor Former Coach Engels

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: West Potomac Boys Honor Former Coach Engels

Oakton Teen Performs as ‘Sugar Plum Fairy’

Oakton Teen Performs as ‘Sugar Plum Fairy’

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It's Déjà Vu for Fenyak

Bulldogs boys' basketball 1-4 start mirrors senior's football season.

It's Déjà Vu for Fenyak

’Ox’ Whelden a Force on the Mat for Yorktown

Wakefield, W-L, O’Connell compete during NOVA Classic.

’Ox’ Whelden a Force on the Mat for Yorktown

Alexandria Sports

Alexandria Sports

Faith

Faith

T.C. Boys Rebound from Season-Opening Loss

Titans beat West Springfield, though head coach King not pleased.

T.C. Boys Rebound from Season-Opening Loss

Crashing the Books and the Boards

South County's Antonio Butler hopes excellence in the classroom will breed victory on the basketball court.

Crashing the Books and the Boards

Exhausted Bruins Fall in State Finals

After a week of short rest, Lake Braddock loses 35-21 in first finals appearance in school history.

Exhausted Bruins Fall in State Finals

Berkman Brings Winning Mentality

First-year Bishop Ireton coach changing program.

Berkman Brings Winning Mentality

Faith

Faith

Four 'Cats To Play Baseball in College

UVA, CNU, VMI and Mount Saint Mary's are destinations for Centreville baseball stars.

Four 'Cats To Play Baseball in College

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Art Show and Sale at Colvin Run Schoolhouse

Art Show and Sale at Colvin Run Schoolhouse

Broad Run Brings Home Another State Football Title

Spartans, once again, defeat Amherst in state championship game.

Broad Run Brings Home Another State Football Title

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Arlington Sports Briefs: Yorktown Girls Searching for First Win

Arlington Sports Briefs: Yorktown Girls Searching for First Win

Wednesday, December 9

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

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Self-Service Dog Wash Opens in Fairfax

Business Notes

Self-Service Dog Wash Opens in Fairfax

That's a Lot of Bras

Business Notes

That's a Lot of Bras

Seminary Valley

Seminary Valley

North Ridge

North Ridge

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

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Eisinger, Escalante Wed

Weddings & Engagements

Eisinger, Escalante Wed

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Romano, Zacharias Tie Knot

Weddings & Engagements

Romano, Zacharias Tie Knot

Taylor Run

Taylor Run

Health Notes

Health Notes

North Ridge

North Ridge

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

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Holiday Calendar of Events

Holiday Calendar of Events

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Martinis & Mistletoe Contest Heating Up

Martinis & Mistletoe Contest Heating Up

Ornament Celebrates Restoration of the Friendship Firehouse Museum

Ornament Celebrates Restoration of the Friendship Firehouse Museum

Pop Concert Musical in Crystal City

Arena Stage Hosts GrooveLily

Pop Concert Musical in Crystal City

Encore Presents ‘The Tale of Two Santas’

Theater group offers performances of holiday show at NOVA.

Encore Presents ‘The Tale of Two Santas’

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Tuesday, December 8

Cavs Fight Through Early Adversity

Woodson starts season 2-1 despite injury to starting guard.

Cavs Fight Through Early Adversity

Despite Inconsistency, TC Girls Beat Hayfield

Titans show even record at 1-1, travel to face West Springfield on Friday.

Despite Inconsistency, TC Girls Beat Hayfield

Jones Leads Mount Vernon Past West Potomac

Majors’ offensive aggressiveness leads to 32 free-throw attempts.

Jones Leads Mount Vernon Past West Potomac

Bulletin Board

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Offense a Work in Progress for Yorktown Girls

Patriots drop season opener to aggressive Robinson team.

Offense a Work in Progress for Yorktown Girls

Charger Girls Seek Consistency in December

Chantilly starts 1-1, but looks for point guards to step up for offense.

Charger Girls Seek Consistency in December

MV Coach Henderson Wants More from McDonald

Majors defeat rival West Potomac in season opener.

MV Coach Henderson Wants More from McDonald

Pellegrini Optimistic for 09-10 Indoor Track Season

Tough competition from Patriot District rivals a highlight for the 2009-10 season.

Pellegrini Optimistic for 09-10 Indoor Track Season

Robinson's Blue Collar Basketball

Opting for hard work over flashy plays, the Rams hope hustle can lead the team to victory.

Robinson's Blue Collar Basketball

Frustration, Bad Luck Mar Season Opener for Bruins' Basketball

Boys’ and girls’ teams fall to Centreville, but show glimpses of better games to come.

Frustration, Bad Luck Mar Season Opener for Bruins' Basketball

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Tisinger, Meador Provide Thrills in Home Opener

Centreville boys dominate; girls' second half surge tops Lake Braddock.

Tisinger, Meador Provide Thrills in Home Opener

Monday, December 7

Faith

Faith

Birth Announcement: Kenneth Leo Collins IV

Birth Announcement: Kenneth Leo Collins IV

Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Faith

Faith

Williams' Overtime Catch Lifts Bruins to Victory

Bruins advance to Virginia Division 6 AAA State Finals after nail-biting overtime.

Williams' Overtime Catch Lifts Bruins to Victory

Wednesday, December 2

Health Notes

Health Notes

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Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

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Reunion for a Reunion Musical

Signature Sponsors "Glory Days" CD Release Concert.

Reunion for a Reunion Musical

Taylor Run

Taylor Run

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

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Bruins Stage ‘Macbeth'

Cappies Review

Bruins Stage ‘Macbeth'

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Repertory Opera Theater's "Un Ballo In Maschera"

Repertory Opera Theater's "Un Ballo In Maschera"

CPC Kicks Off Holiday Toy Drive

CPC Kicks Off Holiday Toy Drive

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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Tuesday, December 1

Mount Vernon Girls Add Depth to Talent

Majors look to defend their National District crown with mixture of youth and experience.

Mount Vernon Girls Add Depth to Talent

Brother, Sister Race on Ice

Ethan and Monica Sohn hope one day to compete for the United States in speed skating.

Brother, Sister Race on Ice

YHS Girls Coach Looks to Rennert To Lead

Garrison speaks highly of Patriots’ lone senior.

YHS Girls Coach Looks to Rennert To Lead

T.C. Girls Begin Life Without Ruffin-Pratt

Titans try to overcome loss of All-American with team effort.

T.C. Girls Begin Life Without Ruffin-Pratt

Successful Turnaround Football Season Ends for Park View

Patriots reach region title game before losing at Handley.

Successful Turnaround Football Season Ends for Park View

Wickline Hopes for Return to Form for Spartans

Young 2009-10 squad strives to erase last season's 5-17 record with a winning season.

Wickline Hopes for Return to Form for Spartans

Bulldogs Capture Another Region Football Crown

Stone Bridge defeats Lee in finals; next stop, the state playoffs.

Bulldogs Capture Another Region Football Crown

McLean Parade To Ring In Season

McLean Parade To Ring In Season

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Faith

Faith

Wendy Rudolph Named Virginia School Psychologist of the Year

Wendy Rudolph Named Virginia School Psychologist of the Year

At Chantilly, It's All About the Juniors

Core of junior players expected to help Chargers repeat as Concorde champs.

At Chantilly, It's All About the Juniors

Denny and the 'Cats Seek Strong Start

Wildcats boast depth, early teamwork on 2009-10 basketball team.

Denny and the 'Cats Seek Strong Start

Lancers Bit by Bulldogs in Region Finals

In first region final appearance in 35 years, Lee falls to Stone Bridge 21-10.

Lancers Bit by Bulldogs in Region Finals

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

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Broad Run Dominates Sherando in Region Football Title Game

Spartans soar in 36-13 home victory; now getting ready for states.

Broad Run Dominates Sherando in Region Football Title Game

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Spirited Swimming to Propel Bulldogs

Young swimmers expected to help bolster Westfield's swim team in 2009-10.

Spirited Swimming to Propel Bulldogs

Bruins Best Cavaliers, Capture Region Title

Lake Braddock holds on to lead during a Woodson scoring surge to defeat Woodson 27-20 in ‘mud bowl.’

Bruins Best Cavaliers, Capture Region Title

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Faith

Faith