Stories for March 2009

Stories for March 2009

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Tuesday, March 31

Running for a Reason

West Springfield girls’ soccer puts Clayton to work, picks up another win.

Running for a Reason

Fresh Face Helps Rams

Robinson freshman Barb Platenberg adds scoring touch to already potent lineup.

Fresh Face Helps Rams

’Dream Job’ Has Cavs Dreaming

After nine years at Centreville, head coach Warren Williams takes over at W.T. Woodson.

’Dream Job’ Has Cavs Dreaming

Stallions Make It Look Easy

South County’s boys’ and girls’ soccer teams jump out to 8-1-2 start.

Stallions Make It Look Easy

Richmond’s Return Readies ’Cats

After torn ACL in 2008, Centreville’s Jenna Richmond regains form.

Richmond’s Return Readies ’Cats

Theater, April 1-7

Theater, April 1-7

Art, April 1-7

Art, April 1-7

Calendar, April 1-7

Calendar, April 1-7

Calendar April 1-7

Calendar April 1-7

Judith Ivey at CenterStage

Judith Ivey at CenterStage

Murnane a Bulldog Once Again

After one year at Herndon, senior Sean Murnane returns home to Westfield.

Murnane a Bulldog Once Again

Community Notes, April 1-7

Community Notes, April 1-7

School Notes, April 1-7

School Notes, April 1-7

People Notes April 2-8

People Notes April 2-8

Arlington Calendar April 1-7

Arlington Calendar April 1-7

People Notes, April 1-7

People Notes, April 1-7

Bulletin Board April 2-8

Bulletin Board April 2-8

Waynewood Hosts Easter Egg Hunt

Waynewood Hosts Easter Egg Hunt

Snapshot

Snapshot

School Notes, April 1-7

School Notes, April 1-7

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Community Notes, April 1-7

Community Notes, April 1-7

People Notes, April 1-7

People Notes, April 1-7

Shot in the Dark Saves Mount Vernon

Last-minute goal by Doyle caps off Majors’ dramatic comeback win over Yorktown.

Shot in the Dark Saves Mount Vernon

Arlington Sports Briefs

Yorktown, W-L baseball update; Youth soccer team wins tournament

Arlington Sports Briefs

Easter Parade in Stratford Landing

Easter Parade in Stratford Landing

Secret’s Out on Yorktown Softball

Behind some powerful pitching, Patriots are once again district favorites.

Secret’s Out on Yorktown Softball

Alexandria Sports Briefs

With two huge wins last week, Ireton baseball climbs the WCAC standings

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Yorktown Rowing Bites Back

A year after making national headlines, Yorktown rowing begins new season

Yorktown Rowing Bites Back

Titans Handle Pressure, Beat West Potomac

T.C. Williams boys’ tennis escapes with 5-4 win, ups record to 6-1 this season

Titans Handle Pressure, Beat West Potomac

Secret’s Out on Yorktown Softball

Behind some powerful pitching, Patriots are once again district favorites.

Secret’s Out on Yorktown Softball

Alexandria Sports Briefs

With two huge wins last week, Ireton baseball climbs the WCAC standings

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Shot in the Dark Saves Mount Vernon

Last-minute goal by Doyle caps off Majors’ dramatic comeback win over Yorktown.

Shot in the Dark Saves Mount Vernon

Arlington Sports Briefs

Yorktown, W-L baseball update; Youth soccer team wins tournament

Arlington Sports Briefs

Titans Handle Pressure, Beat West Potomac

T.C. Williams boys’ tennis escapes with 5-4 win, ups record to 6-1 this season

Titans Handle Pressure, Beat West Potomac

Wolverines Hit Their Stride

West Potomac baseball team beats Hayfield despite slow start at the plate.

Wolverines Hit Their Stride

Winless Patriots Left in Dark

Yorktown boys’ lacrosse loses late lead in back-and-forth affair with Mount Vernon.

Winless Patriots Left in Dark

Chargers Look for More

Despite 5-0-1 start, Chantilly girls’ soccer searches for consistency, health

Chargers Look for More

Arlington Loses Its Capital Developer

Clyde “Tom” Newman was responsible for bringing Kettler Capitals Iceplex to Ballston Commons.

Arlington Loses Its Capital Developer

Arlington Loses Its Capital Developer

Clyde “Tom” Newman was responsible for bringing Kettler Capitals Iceplex to Ballston Commons.

Arlington Loses Its Capital Developer

Centre View Sports (April 1-8)

Centre View Sports (April 1-8)

'I Really Think I’m a Normal Kid'

Jose Noriega, a junior on Rams boys’ soccer team, ignores disability, thrives on field.

'I Really Think I’m a Normal Kid'

Calendar

Calendar

Grief As A Laughing Matter

Sisterhood drama is gigglefest at Firebelly.

Grief As A Laughing Matter

Week in Sports (April 1-8)

Week in Sports (April 1-8)

Bulletin Board April 1-7

Bulletin Board April 1-7

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar April 2-8

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar April 2-8

Schools April 1-7

Schools April 1-7

Bulletin Board, April 1-7

Bulletin Board, April 1-7

Faith

Faith

Business Notes, April 1-7

Business Notes, April 1-7

Faith Notes April 1-7

Faith Notes April 1-7

Business Notes, April 1-7

Business Notes, April 1-7

Faith Notes, April 1-7

Faith Notes, April 1-7

Business Notes, April 1-7

Business Notes, April 1-7

Winless Patriots Left in Dark

Yorktown boys’ lacrosse loses late lead in back-and-forth affair with Mount Vernon.

Winless Patriots Left in Dark

Wolverines Hit Their Stride

West Potomac baseball team beats Hayfield despite slow start at the plate.

Wolverines Hit Their Stride

Yorktown Rowing Bites Back

A year after making national headlines, Yorktown rowing begins new season

Yorktown Rowing Bites Back

Monday, March 30

Bruins Hope To Atone for Mistakes

With 16 players suspended, Lake Braddock girls’ soccer takes season in stride.

Bruins Hope To Atone for Mistakes

Wednesday, March 25

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Paul VI Presents ‘The Curious Savage’

High schoolers present quirky show.

Paul VI Presents ‘The Curious Savage’

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

David Speck Among Barron's Top 1000

David Speck Among Barron's Top 1000

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar March 26-April 1

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar March 26-April 1

Health Notes

Health Notes

Centre View Calendar March 26-April 1

Centre View Calendar March 26-April 1

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Symphonic Support

Symphonic Support

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Workhouse Arts Center Launches Film Institute

Arts Center will offer film festivals, monthly screenings.

Workhouse Arts Center Launches Film Institute

Turning a New Page

Actress Tina Louise, an advocate for children’s literacy, brings book to Workhouse Arts Center April 4.

Turning a New Page

Calendar March 26-April 1

Calendar March 26-April 1

Yo Ho Ho

Rum punch challenges restaurateurs to think outside the box.

Yo Ho Ho

Calendar March 26-April 1

Calendar March 26-April 1

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Celebrating Hope, Recovery, Respect

Celebrating Hope, Recovery, Respect

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Tuesday, March 24

Rams Look To Regain Form

Talented midfield to lead Robinson boys’ lacrosse this spring.

Rams Look To Regain Form

Teen Ensemble Breaks New Ground

In Reston, Herndon shows, teens share perspectives on real life issues.

Teen Ensemble Breaks New Ground

Calendar

Calendar

Position Shift Yields Results for Bruins

Lake Braddock boys’ lacrosse team looks to buoy the loss of 17 seniors.

Position Shift Yields Results for Bruins

Restonian Performs at CenterStage

Restonian Performs at CenterStage

Four Days of Song at South Lakes

Four Days of Song at South Lakes

Teen Ensemble Breaks New Ground

In Reston, Herndon shows, teens share perspectives on real life issues.

Teen Ensemble Breaks New Ground

South Briefs (March 25-April 1)

South Briefs (March 25-April 1)

Cavaliers Pull Double Duty

W.T. Woodson lacrosse teams benefit from football and field hockey players.

Cavaliers Pull Double Duty

’Godspell Junior’ at St. Francis Episcopal Church

’Godspell Junior’ at St. Francis Episcopal Church

Restaurant Grand Opening To Benefit WPHS

Restaurant Grand Opening To Benefit WPHS

Speaking about the Future

Speaking about the Future

K-Kids Club: In Service to Others

K-Kids Club: In Service to Others

Calendar March 25-April 1

Calendar March 25-April 1

Chargers to Tap ‘Keg’

Chantilly boys’ lacrosse team loses 16 seniors, returns region’s top goalkeeper.

Chargers to Tap ‘Keg’

Stallions Enjoy 'That Clean Slate’

South County girls’ lacrosse gets fresh start under first-year coach Liz Schaffner.

Stallions Enjoy 'That Clean Slate’

Steady Seniors To Lead Madison Baseball This Spring

Although relatively inexperienced, Warhawks are talented and determined.

Steady Seniors To Lead Madison Baseball This Spring

Volunteers Collect Food for Needy

More than 2,500 pounds donated to UCM.

Volunteers Collect Food for Needy

Fishing for Trout in Four Mile Run

Fishing for Trout in Four Mile Run

Private Schools Tee Off

Weather may be cold, but golf season is already heating up.

Private Schools Tee Off

West Potomac's Field of Nightmares

School booster club is raising money for new field.

West Potomac's Field of Nightmares

Yorktown's International Appeal on the Courts

Already a district favorite, Patriot girls’ tennis gets help from abroad against W-L.

Yorktown's International Appeal on the Courts

Arlington Sports Briefs

Yorktown baseball wins twice

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Yorktown baseball wins twice

Arlington Sports Briefs

Making Practice Perfect

Washington Capitals practices are free, open to the public, and right here in Arlington

Making Practice Perfect

Private Schools Tee Off

Weather may be cold, but golf season is already heating up.

Private Schools Tee Off

Titans Emerging from Private Shadow

While private schools dominate lacrosse scene, T.C. Williams has reasons for optimism.

Titans Emerging from Private Shadow

Athletes Turned Laxers

Area boys’ lacrosse teams are replenishing with more talented athletes than ever before.

Athletes Turned Laxers

Anderson Points West Potomac in New Direction

First-year Wolverine softball coach has unique message and so far his team is listening.

Anderson Points West Potomac in New Direction

West Potomac's Field of Nightmares

School booster club is raising money for new field.

West Potomac's Field of Nightmares

Yorktown's International Appeal on the Courts

Already a district favorite, Patriot girls’ tennis gets help from abroad against W-L.

Yorktown's International Appeal on the Courts

Herndon Baseball Pitchers in Search of Zone

Strong starting pitching has McCullock’s squad off to 2-0 start.

Herndon Baseball Pitchers in Search of Zone

Potomac Calendar March 25-April 1

Potomac Calendar March 25-April 1

Adapting to Changes on Girls' Lacrosse Scene

Loaded with offensive talent, Chantilly girls’ lacrosse appears ready to roll.

Adapting to Changes on Girls' Lacrosse Scene

Chasing Down the Champs

Behind reigning champion Annandale, host of teams eager to take control of Patriot District.

Chasing Down the Champs

Centre View Sports (March 25-April 1)

Centre View Sports (March 25-April 1)

Best Friends Become Rivals

Robinson lacrosse stars Dunleavy and Barber to attend Virginia and Maryland.

Best Friends Become Rivals

Calendar March 25-April 1

Calendar March 25-April 1

Arlington Calendar March 25-April 1

Arlington Calendar March 25-April 1

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board March 25-April 1

Bulletin Board March 25-April 1

Faith

Faith

Making Practice Perfect

Washington Capitals practices are free, open to the public, and right here in Arlington

Making Practice Perfect

Athletes Turned Laxers

Area boys’ lacrosse teams are replenishing with more talented athletes than ever before.

Athletes Turned Laxers

Titans Emerging from Private Shadow

While private schools dominate lacrosse scene, T.C. Williams has reasons for optimism.

Titans Emerging from Private Shadow

Anderson Points West Potomac in New Direction

First-year Wolverine softball coach has unique message and so far his team is listening.

Anderson Points West Potomac in New Direction

Wednesday, March 18

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Calendar March 19-25

Calendar March 19-25

A 'Can Do' Kind of Show

School theater directors take the stage.

A 'Can Do' Kind of Show

Edible Jazz

Upcoming lecture to probe how African-American foodways shaped Virginia.

Edible Jazz

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Mayors for Meals

Mayors for Meals

People Notes March 19-25

People Notes March 19-25

School Notes March 19-25

School Notes March 19-25

Centreview Calendar March 19-25

Centreview Calendar March 19-25

Obit: Bruce Nelson Howard

Obit: Bruce Nelson Howard

Bulletin Board March 18-25

Bulletin Board March 18-25

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

School Notes March 19-25

School Notes March 19-25

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

A 'Can Do' Kind of Show

School theater directors take the stage.

A 'Can Do' Kind of Show

Obituary: Nancy Lynne Farmer-Hoisington

Obituary: Nancy Lynne Farmer-Hoisington

Faith Notes March 19-25

Faith Notes March 19-25

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar March 19-25

Calendar March 19-25

Obituary: Patricia Struder Shamburg

Obituary: Patricia Struder Shamburg

Military Notes March 19-25

Military Notes March 19-25

Health Notes

Health Notes

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

A 'Can Do' Kind of Show

School theater directors take the stage.

A 'Can Do' Kind of Show

Tuesday, March 17

Calendar March 18-24

Calendar March 18-24

In a Place by Themselves

Paul VI Panthers, 27-3 last spring, alone atop area baseball conversation.

In a Place by Themselves

South Lakes Baseball Geared for New Season

Seahawks hoping to be factors in Liberty District.

South Lakes Baseball Geared for New Season

Centre View Sports (March 18-25)

Centre View Sports (March 18-25)

Theater, March 19-25

Theater, March 19-25

Almost Perfect: Oakton Girls Fall in State Finals

Cougars finish spectacular season at 30-1.

Almost Perfect: Oakton Girls Fall in State Finals

Stone Bridge Rocks DeMatha in Opener

Defending Liberty champs are set to host McLean this Friday night.

Stone Bridge Rocks DeMatha in Opener

Art, March 19-25

Art, March 19-25

Calendar

Calendar

Bernoussi’s Bat Benefits Bruins

Though hit hard by graduation, Lake Braddock baseball has taken care of reloading phase.

Bernoussi’s Bat Benefits Bruins

No Time to Waste

Centreville softball -- among others -- will depend on talented group of youngsters.

No Time to Waste

Poeple Notes, March 19-25

Poeple Notes, March 19-25

Community Notes, March 19-25

Community Notes, March 19-25

Obituary: James Carl Sheeran

Obituary: James Carl Sheeran

School Notes March 18-24

School Notes March 18-24

RCTV Schedule, March 19-25

RCTV Schedule, March 19-25

Business Notes, March 19-25

Business Notes, March 19-25

Schools March 18-25

Schools March 18-25

Community Notes, March 19-25

Community Notes, March 19-25

Health Notes, March 19-25

Health Notes, March 19-25

Bulletin Board, March 19-25

Bulletin Board, March 19-25

Faith

Faith

School Notes, March 19-25

School Notes, March 19-25

Starting Pitching Will Pace McLean Baseball Team

Highlanders have two solid starters in Fitzgerald, Buckley.

Starting Pitching Will Pace McLean Baseball Team

Calendar, March 19-25

Calendar, March 19-25

Obituary: Irene L. (Renie) Guback

Obituary: Irene L. (Renie) Guback

Arlington Calendar March 18-24

Arlington Calendar March 18-24

Mount Vernon Bulletin March 19-25

Mount Vernon Bulletin March 19-25

Volunteer, March 19-25

Volunteer, March 19-25

Opening Day Jitters

Yorktown, Washington-Lee falter in season openers, but are favorites in National District.

Opening Day Jitters

Titans Start Strong

T.C. Williams girls’ soccer wins two-straight, while boys’ suffer through ups-and-downs

Titans Start Strong

Laxers Embrace Challenges of New Season

Mount Vernon beats West Potomac in opener, loses to district favorite in second game.

Laxers Embrace Challenges of New Season

Mount Vernon Thinking Big After Comeback

MV boys’ soccer starts season with two wins, WP still searching for rhythm.

Mount Vernon Thinking Big After Comeback

Robertson to the Rescue

Ireton beats St. Stephen’s, T.C. pounds Stuart on opening day.

Robertson to the Rescue

Robertson to the Rescue

Ireton beats St. Stephen’s, T.C. pounds Stuart on opening day.

Robertson to the Rescue

South Briefs (March 18-25)

South Briefs (March 18-25)

Titans Start Strong

T.C. Williams girls’ soccer wins two-straight, while boys’ suffer through ups-and-downs

Titans Start Strong

One Hoath Leaves, Another Emerges

New faces, same formula for Mount Vernon, West Potomac girls’ soccer teams.

One Hoath Leaves, Another Emerges

Mount Vernon Thinking Big After Comeback

MV boys’ soccer starts season with two wins, WP still searching for rhythm.

Mount Vernon Thinking Big After Comeback

Opening Day Jitters

Yorktown, Washington-Lee falter in season openers, but are favorites in National District.

Opening Day Jitters

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Ireton basketball coach resigns, Butts takes two titles, and Alexandria Little League info

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Laxers Embrace Challenges of New Season

Mount Vernon beats West Potomac in opener, loses to district favorite in second game.

Laxers Embrace Challenges of New Season

Langley Boys Likely To Be Among Region’s Best

Brewer’s lacrosse squad is coming off ’08 season in which it captured Liberty title.

Langley Boys Likely To Be Among Region’s Best

Ignoring the Obvious

West Springfield baseball loaded with talent but could care less about expectations.

Ignoring the Obvious

Opening Day Optimism

Local baseball teams take shape, hope to improve on last spring’s performances.

Opening Day Optimism

Pitching-Strong Panthers To Open Season

Terango’s squad coming off a second place finish in Dulles District.

Pitching-Strong Panthers To Open Season

Another Stigma to Shed

Behind mask-less Dunham, Stallion softball wants to advance past region semis.

Another Stigma to Shed

Potomac Calendar March 18-24

Potomac Calendar March 18-24

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar March 19-25

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar March 19-25

Senior Living March 18-24

Senior Living March 18-24

Wendel, Sowell Engaged

Wendel, Sowell Engaged

Connection Newspaper Advertisers - Reston

Advertiser Profiles

Connection Newspaper Advertisers - Reston

Loudoun Calendar March 19-25

Loudoun Calendar March 19-25

Business Notes, March 19-25

Business Notes, March 19-25

One Hoath Leaves, Another Emerges

New faces, same formula for Mount Vernon, West Potomac girls’ soccer teams.

One Hoath Leaves, Another Emerges

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Ireton basketball coach resigns, Butts takes two titles, and Alexandria Little League info

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Monday, March 16

Coffield Out of Retirement to Coach Hayfield

After winning the 2007-08 region title at Lee, Rudy Coffield retired. Now he’s back.

Coffield Out of Retirement to Coach Hayfield

Thursday, March 12

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Wednesday, March 11

Hidden History Revealed

New exhibit celebrates Jewish history of Alexandria.

Hidden History Revealed

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Little Theatre’s "Ladies" Delight

Humor, confusion reign in cross dressing farce.

Little Theatre’s "Ladies" Delight

The 2008-09 All-Connection Girls' Team

The best and brightest of the 2008-09 Northern Virginia girls' basketball scene.

The 2008-09 All-Connection Girls' Team

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

People Notes March 11-17

People Notes March 11-17

Read Across Ramsay

Read Across Ramsay

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

The 2008-09 All-Connection Girls' Team

The best and brightest of the 2008-09 Northern Virginia girls' basketball scene.

The 2008-09 All-Connection Girls' Team

The 2008-09 All-Connection Girls' Team

The best and brightest of the 2008-09 Northern Virginia girls' basketball scene.

The 2008-09 All-Connection Girls' Team

The 2008-09 All-Connection Girls' Team

The best and brightest of the 2008-09 Northern Virginia girls' basketball scene.

The 2008-09 All-Connection Girls' Team

The 2008-09 All-Connection Girls' Team

The best and brightest of the 2008-09 Northern Virginia girls' basketball scene.

The 2008-09 All-Connection Girls' Team

GMU Opera Wins National Competition

Singers take first place in the Collegiate Opera Scenes Competition in January.

GMU Opera Wins National Competition

Calendar March 12-18

Calendar March 12-18

28th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade

28th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Tuesday, March 10

Centre View Sports (March 11-18)

Centre View Sports (March 11-18)

Actor Sinks His Teeth Into Solo Role

Hemmingsen’s performance makes Beckett’s play fascinating.

Actor Sinks His Teeth Into Solo Role

Transformation: From Six to 18

South County girls’ basketball triples its win total from a year ago.

Transformation: From Six to 18

Wanted: High School Experience

Lauren Burford boosts Fairfax girls’ basketball after transfer from private school.

Wanted: High School Experience

Calendar March 11-17

Calendar March 11-17

Oakton's McGartland Leads by Example, Play

Cougar senior earns First Team All-Connection distinction.

Oakton's McGartland Leads by Example, Play

Perfect Season Continues for Oakton Girls

Cougars pounce on Atlee in first round state playoff win.

Perfect Season Continues for Oakton Girls

Baker, Dotson Step Up for Langley Hoops

Both named Honorable Mention on respective All-Connection teams.

Baker, Dotson Step Up for Langley Hoops

Mollie Vardell Exhibits At Katie’s Coffee House

Mollie Vardell Exhibits At Katie’s Coffee House

Perfect Season Continues for Oakton Girls

Cougars pounce on Atlee in first round state playoff win.

Perfect Season Continues for Oakton Girls

Baker, Dotson Step Up for Langley Hoops

Both named Honorable Mention on respective All-Connection teams.

Baker, Dotson Step Up for Langley Hoops

Potomac Calendar March 11-17

Potomac Calendar March 11-17

100 in 100 by 100

100 in 100 by 100

‘Journey’ Ends for Hayfield

Hawks fall in Virginia AAA state semifinals, finish season at 21-8.

‘Journey’ Ends for Hayfield

Manning Makes Presence Felt

At 6-foot-11, sophomore John Manning clogs up middle for Charger defense.

Manning Makes Presence Felt

Calendar March 11-17

Calendar March 11-17

Calendar March 12-18

Calendar March 12-18

Morra Falls Just Short

Lake Braddock’s Dominic Morra nearly breaks scoring record, weighs college options.

Morra Falls Just Short

Seahawk’ Williams, Manurs Thrived at Point Guard

Both named to All-Connection team, along with Herndon’s Johnson. Oakton's McGartland makes first team girls.

Seahawk’ Williams, Manurs Thrived at Point Guard

Mollie Vardell Exhibits At Katie’s Coffee House

Mollie Vardell Exhibits At Katie’s Coffee House

Centre View Calendar March 12-18

Centre View Calendar March 12-18

School Notes March 11-17

School Notes March 11-17

Faith Notes March 12-18

Faith Notes March 12-18

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar March 12-18

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar March 12-18

On Exhibit

On Exhibit

Arlington Well-Represented on All-Connection Team

Yorktown’s Kilday, O’Connell’s Marshall highlight selections

Arlington Well-Represented on All-Connection Team

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Local climbers impress at national event

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Arlington Well-Represented on All-Connection Team

Yorktown’s Kilday, O’Connell’s Marshall highlight selections

Arlington Well-Represented on All-Connection Team

Arlington Sports Briefs

O'Connell girl's hoops falls at states; Arlington native honored for goal of the year

Arlington Sports Briefs

Titans Upended in State Quarters

Undermanned girls’, undersized boys’ end season with loss

Titans Upended in State Quarters

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Local climbers impress, Alexandria Sportsman's Club meeting, and area youth volleyball

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Talk Is Cheap for T.C. Stars

Titans’ Jenkins and Ruffin-Pratt sweep All-Connection Player of the Year awards.

Talk Is Cheap for T.C. Stars

Arlington Sports Briefs

O'Connell girl's hoops falls at states; Arlington native honored for goal of the year

Arlington Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Local climbers impress at national event

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

The Talented Mr. Jones

Mount Vernon’s Skylar Jones and Tracy King highlight All-Connection first team.

The Talented Mr. Jones

Talk Is Cheap for T.C. Stars

Titans’ Jenkins and Ruffin-Pratt sweep All-Connection Player of the Year awards.

Talk Is Cheap for T.C. Stars

All-Connection Coach of the Year

T.C. Williams boys' coach King honored for quality season

All-Connection Coach of the Year

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Local climbers impress, Alexandria Sportsman's Club meeting, and area youth volleyball

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Titans Upended in State Quarters

Undermanned girls’, undersized boys’ end season with loss

Titans Upended in State Quarters

South Briefs (March 11-18)

South Briefs (March 11-18)

Perfect Season Continues for Oakton Girls

Cougars pounce on Atlee in first round state playoff win.

Perfect Season Continues for Oakton Girls

All-Connection Coach of the Year

T.C. Williams boys' coach King honored for quality season

All-Connection Coach of the Year

Patriot Prevalence at Regionals

Patriot District remains toughest home for basketball in Northern Region.

Patriot Prevalence at Regionals

Wait Works Out at Westfield

Finally with the chance to start, Westfield’s Chris Kearney takes advantage.

Wait Works Out at Westfield

Baker, Dotson Step Up for Langley Hoops

Both named Honorable Mention on respective All-Connection teams.

Baker, Dotson Step Up for Langley Hoops

Business Notes March 11-17

Business Notes March 11-17

Ready, Set …

Ready, Set …

Calendar

Calendar

Faith

Faith

Bulletin Board March 11-17

Bulletin Board March 11-17

Bulletin Board March 11-17

Bulletin Board March 11-17

Arlington Calendar March 11-17

Arlington Calendar March 11-17

Senior Living March 11-17

Senior Living March 11-17

The Talented Mr. Jones

Mount Vernon’s Skylar Jones and Tracy King highlight All-Connection first team.

The Talented Mr. Jones

Sunday, March 8

Paul VI Crowned State Champs, Twice

Boys’, girls’ basketball teams win VISAA state championships.

Paul VI Crowned State Champs, Twice

Paul VI Crowned State Champs, Twice

Boys’, girls’ basketball teams win VISAA state championships.

Paul VI Crowned State Champs, Twice

Paul VI Crowned State Champs, Twice

Boys’, girls’ basketball teams win VISAA state championships.

Paul VI Crowned State Champs, Twice

Friday, March 6

On the Road, Hawks Stumble

Hayfield drops Virginia state quarterfinal matchup to Petersburg, 59-48.

On the Road, Hawks Stumble

On the Road, Hawks Stumble

Hayfield drops Virginia state quarterfinal matchup to Petersburg, 59-48.

On the Road, Hawks Stumble

Wednesday, March 4

Food & Drink, March 4-10

Food & Drink, March 4-10

Calling All Musicians

All skill levels welcome.

Calling All Musicians

Carrie Newcomer Performs

She performs at the Birchmere on March 7.

Carrie Newcomer Performs

Calendar, March 4-10

Calendar, March 4-10

Food & Drink, March 4-10

Food & Drink, March 4-10

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Calling All Musicians

All skill levels welcome.

Calling All Musicians

Carrie Newcomer Performs

She performs at the Birchmere on March 7.

Carrie Newcomer Performs

Calendar, March 4-10

Calendar, March 4-10

Food & Drink, March 4-10

Food & Drink, March 4-10

Calling All Musicians

All skill levels welcome.

Calling All Musicians

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Calendar, March 4-10

Calendar, March 4-10

Real World in Four Colors

Movie, comic book fans find a world of entertainment in graphic novels.

Real World in Four Colors

Watching the Watchmen

Movie Review

Watching the Watchmen

Calendar March 5-11

Calendar March 5-11

Real World in Four Colors

Movie, comic book fans find a world of entertainment in graphic novels.

Real World in Four Colors

Calendar March 5-11

Calendar March 5-11

Watching the Watchmen

Movie Review

Watching the Watchmen

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Obit: Thomas Joshua Cooper

Obit: Thomas Joshua Cooper

Pet of the Week, March 4-10

Pet of the Week, March 4-10

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Obit: Dorothy Gavey

Obit: Dorothy Gavey

Calendar March 5-11

Calendar March 5-11

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Watching the Watchmen

Movie Review

Watching the Watchmen

Pet Sitter Adds Dog Bakery

Pet Sitter Adds Dog Bakery

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

The Arts, March 4-10

The Arts, March 4-10

Health Notes

Health Notes

People, March 4-10

People, March 4-10

Watching the Watchmen

Movie Review

Watching the Watchmen

Watching the Watchmen

Movie Review

Watching the Watchmen

Real World in Four Colors

Movie, comic book fans find a world of entertainment in graphic novels.

Real World in Four Colors

Bulletin Board, March 4-10

Bulletin Board, March 4-10

Preparing for Inauguration

Old Town readies itself for a banquet honoring election of James Madison.

Preparing for Inauguration

Bulletin Board, March 4-10

Bulletin Board, March 4-10

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

People, March 4-10

People, March 4-10

Bulletin Board March 5-11

Bulletin Board March 5-11

Real World in Four Colors

Movie, comic book fans find a world of entertainment in graphic novels.

Real World in Four Colors

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Preparing for Inauguration

Old Town readies itself for a banquet honoring election of James Madison.

Preparing for Inauguration

Preparing for Inauguration

Old Town readies itself for a banquet honoring election of James Madison.

Preparing for Inauguration

Carrie Newcomer Performs

She performs at the Birchmere on March 7.

Carrie Newcomer Performs

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith, March 4-10

Faith, March 4-10

School Notes March 5-11

School Notes March 5-11

Real World in Four Colors

Movie, comic book fans find a world of entertainment in graphic novels.

Real World in Four Colors

Tuesday, March 3

Reston Players Present ‘Full Monty’

Tony award-nominated musical will run weekends through March.

Reston Players Present ‘Full Monty’

South Briefs (March 4-11)

South Briefs (March 4-11)

Langley’s Buffo Stepping Down as Girls Basketball Coach

Popular mentor led Saxons to six district title game appearances.

Langley’s Buffo Stepping Down as Girls Basketball Coach

Late-Game Lightning Doesn’t Strike Twice

Hayfield suffers 59-52 loss to T.C. Williams, advances to states on Friday.

Late-Game Lightning Doesn’t Strike Twice

Perfect Cougars Defeat T.C. Williams for Region Hoops Crown

Oakton girls capture first region title since 2005.

Perfect Cougars Defeat T.C. Williams for Region Hoops Crown

Broad Run Barely Misses State Playoffs

Successful season under Costello ends with 65-59 region playoff loss to Orange.

Broad Run Barely Misses State Playoffs

‘That Nuggety Competitor’

Lake Braddock’s Anna Puglisi, though only 60 inches tall, stars on Division-I stage.

‘That Nuggety Competitor’

Reston Players Present ‘Full Monty’

Tony award-nominated musical will run weekends through March.

Reston Players Present ‘Full Monty’

Langley’s Buffo Stepping Down as Girls Basketball Coach

Popular mentor led Saxons to six district title game appearances.

Langley’s Buffo Stepping Down as Girls Basketball Coach

Perfect Cougars Defeat T.C. Williams for Region Hoops Crown

Oakton girls capture first region title since 2005.

Perfect Cougars Defeat T.C. Williams for Region Hoops Crown

Scanlon Smart at Stonehill

Centreville native does dirty work for Division-II men’s basketball program.

Scanlon Smart at Stonehill

Langley’s Buffo Stepping Down as Girls Basketball Coach

Popular mentor led Saxons to six district title game appearances.

Langley’s Buffo Stepping Down as Girls Basketball Coach

Calendar

Calendar

Perfect Cougars Defeat T.C. Williams for Region Hoops Crown

Oakton girls capture first region title since 2005.

Perfect Cougars Defeat T.C. Williams for Region Hoops Crown

Broad Run Barely Misses State Playoffs

Successful season under Costello ends with 65-59 region playoff loss to Orange.

Broad Run Barely Misses State Playoffs

‘That Nuggety Competitor’

Lake Braddock’s Anna Puglisi, though only 60 inches tall, stars on Division-I stage.

‘That Nuggety Competitor’

Scanlon Smart at Stonehill

Centreville native does dirty work for Division-II men’s basketball program.

Scanlon Smart at Stonehill

Westfield Learns From Return

Senior Alicia Richardson comes back from torn meniscus, sets example for team.

Westfield Learns From Return

First Thing’s First for State-Bound Dominion

Titan readying for Saturdays quarterfinals game in Richmond.

First Thing’s First for State-Bound Dominion

First Thing’s First for State-Bound Dominion

Titans readying for Saturdays quarterfinals game in Richmond.

First Thing’s First for State-Bound Dominion

Calendar

Calendar

Centre View Sports (March 4-11)

Centre View Sports (March 4-11)

Winter Sports Season Drawing to a Close

High School Notebook

Winter Sports Season Drawing to a Close

A Cougar Comeback for the Ages

Down 21-2, Oakton girls rally to defeat Mount Vernon in region semifinals.

A Cougar Comeback for the Ages

South Briefs (March 4-11)

South Briefs (March 4-11)

First Thing’s First for State-Bound Dominion

Titans readying for Saturdays quarterfinals game in Richmond.

First Thing’s First for State-Bound Dominion

A Cougar Comeback for the Ages

Down 21-2, Oakton girls rally to defeat Mount Vernon in region semifinals.

A Cougar Comeback for the Ages

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar March 5-11

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar March 5-11

‘Row for Humanity’

‘Row for Humanity’

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

South Briefs (March 4-11)

South Briefs (March 4-11)

Faith Notes March 4-10

Faith Notes March 4-10

Late-Game Lightning Doesn’t Strike Twice

Hayfield suffers 59-52 loss to T.C. Williams, advances to states on Friday.

Late-Game Lightning Doesn’t Strike Twice

Centre View Sports (March 4-11)

Centre View Sports (March 4-11)

Winter Sports Season Drawing to a Close

High School Notebook

Winter Sports Season Drawing to a Close

A Cougar Comeback for the Ages

Down 21-2, Oakton girls rally to defeat Mount Vernon in region semifinals.

A Cougar Comeback for the Ages

School Notes March 4-10

School Notes March 4-10

Calendar March 4-10

Calendar March 4-10

Potomac Calendar March 4-10

Potomac Calendar March 4-10

Westfield Learns From Return

Senior Alicia Richardson comes back from torn meniscus, sets example for team.

Westfield Learns From Return

Centre View Sports (March 4-11)

Centre View Sports (March 4-11)

Winter Sports Season Drawing to a Close

High School Notebook

Winter Sports Season Drawing to a Close

Business Notes

Business Notes

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

Senior Living March 4-10

Senior Living March 4-10

Arlington Sports Briefs

All-district basketball selections; O'Connell Hockey Wins Title; O'Connell basketball falls short

Arlington Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Episcopal wins Sleepy Thompson Tournament; Butts takes two state titles

Alexandria Sports Briefs

‘Titan Swagger’ Nets Third-Straight Title

T.C. Williams boy’s win Northern Region, advances to defend state championship.

‘Titan Swagger’ Nets Third-Straight Title

Injury Derails T.C. Williams’ Title Dreams

Titans lose in regional final, but still advance to state tournament this Friday.

Injury Derails T.C. Williams’ Title Dreams

‘Huge Shock’ Ends Mount Vernon’s Run

Hayfield 3-pointer with 3.2 seconds remaining snaps Majors’ 19-game winning streak

‘Huge Shock’ Ends Mount Vernon’s Run

Arlington Youth Soccer Earns Grant

$2,500 in new grant money will go towards new programs

Arlington Youth Soccer Earns Grant

Arlington Youth Soccer Earns Grant

$2,500 in new grant money will go towards new programs

Arlington Youth Soccer Earns Grant

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Episcopal wins Sleepy Thompson Tournament; Butts takes two state titles

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

All-district basketball selections; O'Connell Hockey Wins Title; O'Connell basketball falls short

Arlington Sports Briefs

Injury Derails T.C. Williams’ Title Dreams

Titans lose in regional final, but still advance to state tournament this Friday.

Injury Derails T.C. Williams’ Title Dreams

Majors’ Season Ends in Heartbreaker

Big first-half lead slips away with star player hurt in Northern Region semifinals.

Majors’ Season Ends in Heartbreaker

‘Titan Swagger’ Nets Third-Straight Title

T.C. Williams boy’s win Northern Region, advances to defend state championship.

‘Titan Swagger’ Nets Third-Straight Title

Late-Game Lightning Doesn’t Strike Twice

Hayfield suffers 59-52 loss to T.C. Williams, advances to states on Friday.

Late-Game Lightning Doesn’t Strike Twice

Broad Run Barely Misses State Playoffs

Successful season under Costello ends with 65-59 region playoff loss to Orange.

Broad Run Barely Misses State Playoffs

‘That Nuggety Competitor’

Lake Braddock’s Anna Puglisi, though only 60 inches tall, stars on Division-I stage.

‘That Nuggety Competitor’

Westfield Learns From Return

Senior Alicia Richardson comes back from torn meniscus, sets example for team.

Westfield Learns From Return

First Thing’s First for State-Bound Dominion

Titan readying for Saturdays quarterfinals game in Richmond.

First Thing’s First for State-Bound Dominion

First Thing’s First for State-Bound Dominion

Titans readying for Saturdays quarterfinals game in Richmond.

First Thing’s First for State-Bound Dominion

Majors’ Season Ends in Heartbreaker

Big first-half lead slips away with star player hurt in Northern Region semifinals.

Majors’ Season Ends in Heartbreaker

‘Huge Shock’ Ends Mount Vernon’s Run

Hayfield 3-pointer with 3.2 seconds remaining snaps Majors’ 19-game winning streak

‘Huge Shock’ Ends Mount Vernon’s Run

First Thing’s First for State-Bound Dominion

Titan readying for Saturdays quarterfinals game in Richmond.

First Thing’s First for State-Bound Dominion

Arlington Calendar March 4-10

Arlington Calendar March 4-10

Calendar

Calendar

Reston Players Present ‘Full Monty’

Tony award-nominated musical will run weekends through March.

Reston Players Present ‘Full Monty’

SCHOOL NOTES

SCHOOL NOTES

Military Notes

Military Notes

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith

Faith

Monday, March 2

Patriot District Boys Basketball Honors

Patriot District Boys Basketball Honors

Fairfax County Honors Football Legends

Mike Skinner, John Schaffstall and Eddie Royal inducted as part of 2009 class.

Fairfax County Honors Football Legends

Patriot District Girls Basketball Honors

Patriot District Girls Basketball Honors

Fairfax County Honors Football Legends

Mike Skinner, John Schaffstall and Eddie Royal inducted as part of 2009 class.

Fairfax County Honors Football Legends

Patriot District Girls Basketball Honors

Patriot District Girls Basketball Honors

Patriot District Boys Basketball Honors

Patriot District Boys Basketball Honors

Fairfax County Honors Football Legends

Mike Skinner, John Schaffstall and Eddie Royal inducted as part of 2009 class.

Fairfax County Honors Football Legends

Patriot District Girls Basketball Honors

Patriot District Girls Basketball Honors

Patriot District Boys Basketball Honors

Patriot District Boys Basketball Honors

Patriot District Girls Basketball Honors

Patriot District Girls Basketball Honors

Patriot District Boys Basketball Honors

Patriot District Boys Basketball Honors

Patriot District Girls Basketball Honors

Patriot District Girls Basketball Honors