Stories for May 2009

Stories for May 2009

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Saturday, May 30

Chargers Garner First-Ever Region Crown in Girls’ Soccer

Chantilly, in weather-forced postponement, gets second-day goal from Kristen Melchiori in 1-0 triumph.

Chargers Garner First-Ever Region Crown in Girls’ Soccer

Chargers Garner First-Ever Region Crown in Girls’ Soccer

Chantilly, in weather-forced postponement, gets second-day goal from Kristen Melchiori in 1-0 triumph.

Chargers Garner First-Ever Region Crown in Girls’ Soccer

Friday, May 29

Spartans Cruise for a Change

Four-run first inning sparks lopsided win for Spartans in Northern Region title game.

Spartans Cruise for a Change

Hunt Propels South County Softball to Region Title

Shortstop Meaghan Hunt cracks homer, two-run double to ink 3-1 win over Centreville.

Hunt Propels South County Softball to Region Title

Rams’ Message Sent, Received

Goalkeeper Samir Badr scores during Robinson’s 3-0 win over Westfield in region title game.

Rams’ Message Sent, Received

Rams’ Message Sent, Received

Goalkeeper Samir Badr scores during Robinson’s 3-0 win over Westfield in region title game.

Rams’ Message Sent, Received

Hunt Propels South County Softball to Region Title

Shortstop Meaghan Hunt cracks homer, two-run double to ink 3-1 win over Centreville.

Hunt Propels South County Softball to Region Title

Spartans Cruise for a Change

Four-run first inning sparks lopsided win for Spartans in Northern Region title game.

Spartans Cruise for a Change

Thursday, May 28

Friday's Region Finals Postponed

Northern Region baseball, soccer and softball to play on Saturday afternoon.

Friday's Region Finals Postponed

Friday's Region Finals Postponed

Northern Region baseball, soccer and softball to play on Saturday afternoon.

Friday's Region Finals Postponed

Friday's Region Finals Postponed

Northern Region baseball, soccer and softball to play on Saturday afternoon.

Friday's Region Finals Postponed

Friday's Region Finals Postponed

Northern Region baseball, soccer and softball to play on Saturday afternoon.

Friday's Region Finals Postponed

Friday's Region Finals Postponed

Northern Region baseball, soccer and softball to play on Saturday afternoon.

Friday's Region Finals Postponed

Friday's Region Finals Postponed

Northern Region baseball, soccer and softball to play on Saturday afternoon.

Friday's Region Finals Postponed

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Wednesday, May 27

Calendar

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Calendar

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Local Theater

Local Theater

Time-Spanning Play Premiers at Arena

Karen Zacarías' 'Legacy of Light' Runs Through June 14

Time-Spanning Play Premiers at Arena

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Local Theater

Local Theater

Chantilly Reaches Girls’ Region Soccer Finals

Chargers hold off McLean, 4-2, to qualify for states.

Chantilly Reaches Girls’ Region Soccer Finals

A Russian Folk Music Concert

Washington Balalaika Society celebrates 20th anniversary.

A Russian Folk Music Concert

Dramatic Turnaround Season for Oakton Girls’ Soccer

Cougars defeat West Springfield in penalty kicks to reach region finals.

Dramatic Turnaround Season for Oakton Girls’ Soccer

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Bruin Baseball Stuns Westfield

With 3-0 win, Lake Braddock will try to garner third Northern Region title in the past four years.

Bruin Baseball Stuns Westfield

Health Notes

Health Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Time-Spanning Play Premiers at Arena

Karen Zacarías' 'Legacy of Light' Runs Through June 14

Time-Spanning Play Premiers at Arena

Chantilly Reaches Girls’ Region Soccer Finals

Chargers hold off McLean, 4-2, to qualify for states.

Chantilly Reaches Girls’ Region Soccer Finals

Dramatic Turnaround Season for Oakton Girls’ Soccer

Cougars defeat West Springfield in penalty kicks to reach region finals.

Dramatic Turnaround Season for Oakton Girls’ Soccer

Bruin Baseball Stuns Westfield

With 3-0 win, Lake Braddock will try to garner third Northern Region title in the past four years.

Bruin Baseball Stuns Westfield

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

GOP Gathering

GOP Gathering

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

A Russian Folk Music Concert

Washington Balalaika Society celebrates 20th anniversary.

A Russian Folk Music Concert

Tuesday, May 26

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Regional playoff results and a MV basketball camp

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Centre View Sports (May 27-June 3)

Centre View Sports (May 27-June 3)

Spartan Gets a Kick Out of Jumping

In the spring, West Springfield’s Amalya Clayton conquers soccer and track and field.

Spartan Gets a Kick Out of Jumping

No Stumble Here: Dowd Wins

Fairfax senior Frances Dowd finishes strong, claiming 800-meter Northern Region title.

No Stumble Here: Dowd Wins

Bruins with a Touchdown

Lake Braddock girls’ team claims another Northern Region outdoor track and field title.

Bruins with a Touchdown

Practice Pays Off

W-L girls’ 4x100-meter relay team takes home title at track and field regionals.

Practice Pays Off

Centre View Sports (May 27-June 3)

Centre View Sports (May 27-June 3)

Butts Closes in on Finish Line

Titan senior wants to complete spectacular high school track and field career with a bang.

Butts Closes in on Finish Line

Head Start Lifts Spartans

West Springfield baseball grabs 2-1 win over Chantilly on Wednesday in Northern Region semifinals.

Head Start Lifts Spartans

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Regional playoff results and a MV basketball camp

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Wolverine Breakthrough Falls Short in Quarterfinals

After first-round upset, West Potomac’s softball team loses in regional quarterfinals.

Wolverine Breakthrough Falls Short in Quarterfinals

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Presented by Triple EDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Robinson Track Keeps It Fresh

Anchored by speedster Genamarie McCant, freshman foursome claims region title.

Robinson Track Keeps It Fresh

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Presented by Triple EDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Area Soccer Update

Yorktown advances, Wakefield's season ends

Area Soccer Update

Yorktown Softball, Baseball Upset

After strong regular seasons, the Patriots fall in first round regional tournament play

Yorktown Softball, Baseball Upset

T.C. Baseball Turns the Corner

Titans advance past first round of regional tournament for first time ever.

T.C. Baseball Turns the Corner

Bruins with a Touchdown

Lake Braddock girls’ team claims another Northern Region outdoor track and field title.

Bruins with a Touchdown

A Name to Know

Centreville’s Yazid Zouaimia, a converted soccer player, finds his niche on track.

A Name to Know

Suns Shine Bright for Chantilly

Pole-vaulting twins lift Chantilly outdoor track and field team to new heights.

Suns Shine Bright for Chantilly

Robinson Track Keeps It Fresh

Anchored by speedster Genamarie McCant, freshman foursome claims region title.

Robinson Track Keeps It Fresh

Spartan Gets a Kick Out of Jumping

In the spring, West Springfield’s Amalya Clayton conquers soccer and track and field.

Spartan Gets a Kick Out of Jumping

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Presented by Triple EDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Week in Sports (May 27-June 3)

Week in Sports (May 27-June 3)

Suns Shine Bright for Chantilly

Pole-vaulting twins lift Chantilly outdoor track and field team to new heights.

Suns Shine Bright for Chantilly

Week in Sports (May 27-June 3)

Week in Sports (May 27-June 3)

Langley Boys Region Lacrosse Champs at Last

Bailey’s overtime goal leads Saxons past Robinson in title game

Langley Boys Region Lacrosse Champs at Last

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Presented by Triple EDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

That Familiar Matchup

Robinson girls’ lacrosse tops Chantilly in region final, awaits state tournament.

That Familiar Matchup

Brown Leads South Lakes to Region Track Title

Other local athletes excel at outdoor championships as well.

Brown Leads South Lakes to Region Track Title

McCants Goes from Worst to First

'One of the slowest' as a freshman, West Potomac senior wows at regionals.

McCants Goes from Worst to First

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Presented by Triple EDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Langley Boys Region Lacrosse Champs at Last

Bailey’s overtime goal leads Saxons past Robinson in title game

Langley Boys Region Lacrosse Champs at Last

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Presented by Triple EDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

No Stumble Here: Dowd Wins

Fairfax senior Frances Dowd finishes strong, claiming 800-meter Northern Region title.

No Stumble Here: Dowd Wins

Practice Pays Off

W-L girls’ 4x100-meter relay team takes home title at track and field regionals.

Practice Pays Off

Yorktown Softball, Baseball Upset

After strong regular seasons, the Patriots fall in first round regional tournament play

Yorktown Softball, Baseball Upset

McLean High Softball Reaches Higher Ground

In breakthrough season, Highlanders defeat West Potomac to advance to region semis.

McLean High Softball Reaches Higher Ground

Area Soccer Update

Yorktown advances, Wakefield's season ends

Area Soccer Update

That Familiar Matchup

Robinson girls’ lacrosse tops Chantilly in region final, awaits state tournament.

That Familiar Matchup

Head Start Lifts Spartans

West Springfield baseball grabs 2-1 win over Chantilly on Wednesday in Northern Region semifinals.

Head Start Lifts Spartans

Brown Leads South Lakes to Region Track Title

Other local athletes excel at outdoor championships as well.

Brown Leads South Lakes to Region Track Title

McLean High Softball Reaches Higher Ground

In breakthrough season, Highlanders defeat West Potomac to advance to region semis.

McLean High Softball Reaches Higher Ground

A Name to Know

Centreville’s Yazid Zouaimia, a converted soccer player, finds his niche on track.

A Name to Know

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Presented by Triple EDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Presented by Triple EDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 27-June 3)

Monday, May 25

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Sunday, May 24

Ferrick’s Bat Lifts ‘Cats

Jess Ferrick’s eighth-inning hit punches Centreville softball team’s ticket to Northern Region semifinals.

Ferrick’s Bat Lifts ‘Cats

Ferrick’s Bat Lifts ‘Cats

Jess Ferrick’s eighth-inning hit punches Centreville softball team’s ticket to Northern Region semifinals.

Ferrick’s Bat Lifts ‘Cats

5-3-2 Will Do for Rams

Robinson softball turns key double play to oust Hayfield in Northern Region quarterfinal action.

5-3-2 Will Do for Rams

Finally It’s Region Semifinals for Stallions

After back-to-back losses to Herndon, South County softball has postseason breakthrough.

Finally It’s Region Semifinals for Stallions

5-3-2 Will Do for Rams

Robinson softball turns key double play to oust Hayfield in Northern Region quarterfinal action.

5-3-2 Will Do for Rams

Finally It’s Region Semifinals for Stallions

After back-to-back losses to Herndon, South County softball has postseason breakthrough.

Finally It’s Region Semifinals for Stallions

Friday, May 22

Langley Boys Defeat Robinson in Region Lacrosse Finals.

Bailey's goal lifts Saxons to first-ever region crown.

Langley Boys Defeat Robinson in Region Lacrosse Finals.

Underdog Panthers Prevail in Dulles Boys’ Soccer Finals

Player of the Year Fox tallies two goals in title game win.

Underdog Panthers Prevail in Dulles Boys’ Soccer Finals

Underdog Panthers Prevail in Dulles Boys’ Soccer Finals

Player of the Year Fox tallies two goals in title game win.

Underdog Panthers Prevail in Dulles Boys’ Soccer Finals

Langley Boys Defeat Robinson in Region Lacrosse Finals.

Bailey's goal lifts Saxons to first-ever region crown.

Langley Boys Defeat Robinson in Region Lacrosse Finals.

Broad Run Girls Enjoying More Postseason Soccer Success

Spartans garner Dulles title behind goals from Church, Powell.

Broad Run Girls Enjoying More Postseason Soccer Success

Broad Run Girls Enjoying More Postseason Soccer Success

Spartans garner Dulles title behind goals from Church, Powell.

Broad Run Girls Enjoying More Postseason Soccer Success

Thursday, May 21

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Wednesday, May 20

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Pilvelait, Burge Engaged

Pilvelait, Burge Engaged

Military Notes

Military Notes

Schofield, Reed Engaged

Schofield, Reed Engaged

From Alpha to Omega

Potential demolition of Frank Lloyd Wright house prompted move to Woodlawn Plantation.

From Alpha to Omega

Tasting Wines with George

Tasting Wines with George

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

From Alpha to Omega

Potential demolition of Frank Lloyd Wright house prompted move to Woodlawn Plantation.

From Alpha to Omega

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Tasting Wines with George

Tasting Wines with George

Calendar

Calendar

Local Theater

Local Theater

A Giant ‘Giant’ at Signature

World premiere musical fills four hours.

A Giant ‘Giant’ at Signature

Calendar

Calendar

A Giant ‘Giant’ at Signature

World premiere musical fills four hours.

A Giant ‘Giant’ at Signature

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Local Theater

Local Theater

Tuesday, May 19

Sullivan’s Bulldogs Garner Girls’ Softball Title

Stone Bridge captures Liberty title with finals win over Marshall.

Sullivan’s Bulldogs Garner Girls’ Softball Title

Saxons Advance to Regional Semifinal in Boys Lacrosse

Langley handles Lake Braddock in quarterfinals playoff win.

Saxons Advance to Regional Semifinal in Boys Lacrosse

Different Than All the Others

With suspended game and VISAA tournament, Paul VI baseball pulls double duty.

Different Than All the Others

McHugh Makes Mentor Proud

With 10-9 win over Chantilly, Robinson girls’ lacrosse team claims fourth Northern Region title.

McHugh Makes Mentor Proud

Second-Half Surprise for Stallions

After tying goal, South County boys’ soccer rallies to win first-ever Patriot District title.

Second-Half Surprise for Stallions

Stallions Have a Plan

With third straight Patriot District title, quarterfinal tilt with Westfield a possibility.

Stallions Have a Plan

Saxons Advance to Regional Semifinal in Boys Lacrosse

Langley handles Lake Braddock in quarterfinals playoff win.

Saxons Advance to Regional Semifinal in Boys Lacrosse

Fourth Inning Hits Lead Highlanders to Title

McLean erases 5-0 deficit in Liberty baseball finals win over Stone Bridge.

Fourth Inning Hits Lead Highlanders to Title

Second-Half Surprise for Stallions

After tying goal, South County boys’ soccer rallies to win first-ever Patriot District title.

Second-Half Surprise for Stallions

Pitching and Defense? Got ‘Em

Behind ace starting pitchers, Westfield baseball claims first district title since 2004.

Pitching and Defense? Got ‘Em

Fourth Inning Hits Lead Highlanders to Title

McLean erases 5-0 deficit in Liberty baseball finals win over Stone Bridge.

Fourth Inning Hits Lead Highlanders to Title

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

West Potomac golf tournament, MV basketball camp, and lacrosse league registration

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Boston Chooses Livingstone

T.C. Williams star to play at Division-II school in North Carolina near teammate.

Boston Chooses Livingstone

Yorktown Walks Off with Titles

Game winners less than 10 minutes apart give baseball and softball teams district title.

Yorktown Walks Off with Titles

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Ireton crew, youth gymnastics, and lacrosse league registration info

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Hobbled Herrera Keeps Kickin’

Heroics of reigning Northern Region Player of the Year help salvage injury-riddled season.

Hobbled Herrera Keeps Kickin’

Rams Rule in Concorde

With defense, Robinson boys’ soccer claims 1-0 win over Centreville in district final.

Rams Rule in Concorde

Highlander Girls Triumphant in District Soccer Finals

>OT goal by Bettner gives short-handed McLean team title win over Woodson.

Highlander Girls Triumphant in District Soccer Finals

Sullivan’s Bulldogs Garner Girls’ Softball Title

Stone Bridge captures Liberty title with finals win over Marshall.

Sullivan’s Bulldogs Garner Girls’ Softball Title

Saints’ Seniors Go Out On Top

SSSAS girls’ lax team finishes off historic season with third straight state title.

Saints’ Seniors Go Out On Top

The Score Doesn’t Always Count

Despite low seed and early struggles, Jefferson boys’ soccer wins another district title.

The Score Doesn’t Always Count

Arlington Sports Briefs

Youth gymnastics results, travel soccer tryouts

Arlington Sports Briefs

Boston Chooses Livingstone

T.C. Williams star to play at Division-II school in North Carolina near teammate.

Boston Chooses Livingstone

Yorktown Walks Off with Titles

Game winners less than 10 minutes apart give baseball and softball teams district title.

Yorktown Walks Off with Titles

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Too Close to Call

Yorktown and W-L girls’ soccer teams go to penalty kicks in district final.

Too Close to Call

Mount Vernon Lax: A Celebration of Diversity

Lacrosse’s popularity is growing in African-American communities

Mount Vernon Lax: A Celebration of Diversity

Saints’ Seniors Go Out On Top

SSSAS girls’ lax team finishes off historic season with third straight state title.

Saints’ Seniors Go Out On Top

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Ireton crew, youth gymnastics, and lacrosse league registration info

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Hobbled Herrera Keeps Kickin’

Heroics of reigning Northern Region Player of the Year help salvage injury-riddled season.

Hobbled Herrera Keeps Kickin’

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Episcopal Golf Wins Championships

Curley of SSSAS takes individual title.

Episcopal Golf Wins Championships

Major Pitching Duel

Mount Vernon drops district final, 2-1, on walk off hit, still advances to regionals.

Major Pitching Duel

Episcopal Golf Wins Championships

Curley of SSSAS takes individual title.

Episcopal Golf Wins Championships

Major Pitching Duel

Mount Vernon drops district final, 2-1, on walk off hit, still advances to regionals.

Major Pitching Duel

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

West Potomac golf tournament, MV basketball camp, and lacrosse league registration

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Youth gymnastics results, travel soccer tryouts

Arlington Sports Briefs

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Too Close to Call

Yorktown and W-L girls’ soccer teams go to penalty kicks in district final.

Too Close to Call

Mount Vernon Lax: A Celebration of Diversity

Lacrosse’s popularity is growing in African-American communities

Mount Vernon Lax: A Celebration of Diversity

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Potomac Falls Baseball Locked in on Postseason

Following a perfect Dulles District season, Panthers are a confident team going into districts, regionals.

Potomac Falls Baseball Locked in on Postseason

Week in Sports (May 20-27)

Week in Sports (May 20-27)

Different Than All the Others

With suspended game and VISAA tournament, Paul VI baseball pulls double duty.

Different Than All the Others

Highlander Girls Triumphant in District Soccer Finals

>OT goal by Bettner gives short-handed McLean team title win over Woodson.

Highlander Girls Triumphant in District Soccer Finals

Marshall Softball Reaches Liberty Finals

Statesmen have enjoyed winning season under coach Campbell.

Marshall Softball Reaches Liberty Finals

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

McCullock Ready To Step Down as Herndon Baseball Coach

Longtime Hornets’ skipper led Herndon to consecutive region titles in mid 1990s.

McCullock Ready To Step Down as Herndon Baseball Coach

Marshall Softball Reaches Liberty Finals

Statesmen have enjoyed winning season under coach Campbell.

Marshall Softball Reaches Liberty Finals

Plenty of Positives for South Lakes Baseball

Despite tough season, young Seahawks played hard, had fun.

Plenty of Positives for South Lakes Baseball

Pitching and Defense? Got ‘Em

Behind ace starting pitchers, Westfield baseball claims first district title since 2004.

Pitching and Defense? Got ‘Em

The Score Doesn’t Always Count

Despite low seed and early struggles, Jefferson boys’ soccer wins another district title.

The Score Doesn’t Always Count

McHugh Makes Mentor Proud

With 10-9 win over Chantilly, Robinson girls’ lacrosse team claims fourth Northern Region title.

McHugh Makes Mentor Proud

Banner Win for Chargers

Chantilly girls’ soccer takes down Robinson to win first Concorde District title since 2000.

Banner Win for Chargers

Fourth Inning Hits Lead Highlanders to Title

McLean erases 5-0 deficit in Liberty baseball finals win over Stone Bridge.

Fourth Inning Hits Lead Highlanders to Title

McCullock Ready To Step Down as Herndon Baseball Coach

Longtime Hornets’ skipper led Herndon to consecutive region titles in mid 1990s.

McCullock Ready To Step Down as Herndon Baseball Coach

Stallions Have a Plan

With third straight Patriot District title, quarterfinal tilt with Westfield a possibility.

Stallions Have a Plan

Centre View Sports (May 20-27)

Centre View Sports (May 20-27)

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Rams Rule in Concorde

With defense, Robinson boys’ soccer claims 1-0 win over Centreville in district final.

Rams Rule in Concorde

Plenty of Positives for South Lakes Baseball

Despite tough season, young Seahawks played hard, had fun.

Plenty of Positives for South Lakes Baseball

Fourth Inning Hits Lead Highlanders to Title

McLean erases 5-0 deficit in Liberty baseball finals win over Stone Bridge.

Fourth Inning Hits Lead Highlanders to Title

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Galleries

Galleries

Squeezing Out a District Title

Trevor Snook’s bunt produces West Springfield baseball’s first district title since 2005.

Squeezing Out a District Title

Batting Practice and Bagels

Centreville softball team’s extra work pays off with first district title since 2007.

Batting Practice and Bagels

Banner Win for Chargers

Chantilly girls’ soccer takes down Robinson to win first Concorde District title since 2000.

Banner Win for Chargers

Centre View Sports (May 20-27)

Centre View Sports (May 20-27)

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches’ Poll (May 20-27)

Potomac Falls Baseball Locked in on Postseason

Following a perfect Dulles District season, Panthers are a confident team going into districts, regionals.

Potomac Falls Baseball Locked in on Postseason

Week in Sports (May 20-27)

Week in Sports (May 20-27)

Galleries

Galleries

Squeezing Out a District Title

Trevor Snook’s bunt produces West Springfield baseball’s first district title since 2005.

Squeezing Out a District Title

Batting Practice and Bagels

Centreville softball team’s extra work pays off with first district title since 2007.

Batting Practice and Bagels

Sunday, May 17

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Thursday, May 14

Stallions, Spartans Prevail in Patriot

South County boys’ soccer team wins first district title, while West Springfield takes third straight girls’ crown.

Stallions, Spartans Prevail in Patriot

Stallions, Spartans Prevail in Patriot

South County boys’ soccer team wins first district title, while West Springfield takes third straight girls’ crown.

Stallions, Spartans Prevail in Patriot

Wednesday, May 13

At the Market

Alexandria offers three farmer’s markets, including the oldest one in America.

At the Market

Marvin, Ferrick Form Powerful Battery

After move from Texas, Centreville’s Victoria Marvin fits in with Ferrick family.

Marvin, Ferrick Form Powerful Battery

Calendar

Calendar

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Fort Hunt Students Participate in ‘Reflections’

Fort Hunt Students Participate in ‘Reflections’

Schools

Schools

Calendar

Calendar

Awards for Belle View Community

Awards for Belle View Community

Local Theater

Local Theater

Internationally Bound

Internationally Bound

At the Market

Alexandria offers three farmer’s markets, including the oldest one in America.

At the Market

Calendar

Calendar

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Marvin, Ferrick Form Powerful Battery

After move from Texas, Centreville’s Victoria Marvin fits in with Ferrick family.

Marvin, Ferrick Form Powerful Battery

Business Notes

Business Notes

At the Market

Alexandria offers three farmer’s markets, including the oldest one in America.

At the Market

School Notes

School Notes

At the Market

Alexandria offers three farmer’s markets, including the oldest one in America.

At the Market

Calendar

Calendar

Segergren, Vennetti Engaged

Segergren, Vennetti Engaged

Chamber Welcomes Preferred Offices

Chamber Welcomes Preferred Offices

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Tuesday, May 12

T.C. Rowing Finishes Strong at States

Women’s second varsity eight boat wins state title for Titans.

T.C. Rowing Finishes Strong at States

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 13-20)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 13-20)

Ferrari’s Goal Boosts McLean Past Statesmen

With Liberty playoff soccer win, Highlander boys advance to semifinals.

Ferrari’s Goal Boosts McLean Past Statesmen

Arlington Sports Briefs

Yorktown soccer makes regionals

Arlington Sports Briefs

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 13-20)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 13-20)

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 13-20)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 13-20)

As a Ram, Don’t Make Plans

Sticking with tradition, Memorial Day set as Robinson baseball’s playoff goal.

As a Ram, Don’t Make Plans

Mount Vernon Soccer Falls Short in Districts

Loss can’t tarnish strong seasons of Wright, Rodriguez, and others.

Mount Vernon Soccer Falls Short in Districts

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Cardinal Comeback Not Enough

Ireton girls’ lax scores three goals in last four minutes, loses WCAC title game in 2 OT.

Cardinal Comeback Not Enough

MV Seniors Forge New History

Majors capture first National District boys’ lacrosse title since 2005, advance to regionals.

MV Seniors Forge New History

Mount Vernon Soccer Falls Short in Districts

Loss can’t tarnish strong seasons of Wright, Rodriguez, and others.

Mount Vernon Soccer Falls Short in Districts

Health Notes

Health Notes

Chantilly Fills Void, Claims Concorde

Chargers take second straight boys’ lacrosse title on Brendan Waters’ double-overtime goal.

Chantilly Fills Void, Claims Concorde

Cardinal Comeback Not Enough

Ireton girls’ lax scores three goals in last four minutes, loses WCAC title game in 2 OT.

Cardinal Comeback Not Enough

‘La-King’ Drives Cavaliers

W.T. Woodson girls’ lacrosse team claims Liberty title, first-round region win.

‘La-King’ Drives Cavaliers

Patriots Have Four, Looking For More

Yorktown girls' lax wins fourth-straight district title, has sights set on regionals.

Patriots Have Four, Looking For More

Paul VI Wins WCAC Golf Title

Panthers top Gonzaga by one stroke at Springfield Golf and Country Club.

Paul VI Wins WCAC Golf Title

Centre View Sports (May 13-20)

Centre View Sports (May 13-20)

Week in Sports (May 13-20)

Week in Sports (May 13-20)

With District Title, Spartans Eye Upset

West Springfield boys’ lacrosse laying low, hoping to surprise in region tournament.

With District Title, Spartans Eye Upset

Saints Ride Warren to IAC Title

Freshman pitcher helps SSSAS end season with unlikely championship.

Saints Ride Warren to IAC Title

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Langley Captures Boys’ District Championship

Saxon standout Ningard tallies five goals in Saxons’ title game win over Madison.

Langley Captures Boys’ District Championship

Arlington Sports Briefs

Yorktown soccer makes regionals

Arlington Sports Briefs

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 13-20)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 13-20)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Cool Rams Prevail in Concorde

Robinson girls’ lacrosse strikes late, upending Chantilly for second straight year.

Cool Rams Prevail in Concorde

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Ireton hires new basketball coach, Alexandria Sportsman's Club update

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

‘La-King’ Drives Cavaliers

W.T. Woodson girls’ lacrosse team claims Liberty title, first-round region win.

‘La-King’ Drives Cavaliers

Patriots Have Four, Looking For More

Yorktown girls' lax wins fourth-straight district title, has sights set on regionals.

Patriots Have Four, Looking For More

MV Seniors Forge New History

Majors capture first National District boys’ lacrosse title since 2005, advance to regionals.

MV Seniors Forge New History

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

T.C. Rowing Finishes Strong at States

Women’s second varsity eight boat wins state title for Titans.

T.C. Rowing Finishes Strong at States

'Long Time Coming'

Yorktown crew re-writes local history, wins first-ever state titles after 41 years.

'Long Time Coming'

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 13-20)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 13-20)

Saints Ride Warren to IAC Title

Freshman pitcher helps SSSAS end season with unlikely championship.

Saints Ride Warren to IAC Title

Faith

Faith

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 13-20)

Fairfax Station/Laurel Hill & Springfield

Fairfax Station/Laurel Hill & Springfield

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Ireton hires new basketball coach, Alexandria Sportsman's Club update

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Looking To Give ‘Full 80’

Three area soccer teams advance to next week’s Northern Region tournament.

Looking To Give ‘Full 80’

'Long Time Coming'

Yorktown crew re-writes local history, wins first-ever state titles after 41 years.

'Long Time Coming'

Paul VI Wins WCAC Golf Title

Panthers top Gonzaga by one stroke at Springfield Golf and Country Club.

Paul VI Wins WCAC Golf Title

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 13-20)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches’ Poll (May 13-20)

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

McLean Girls Win Playoff Opener, 6-0

Highlanders defeat South Lakes in first round district soccer tourney action.

McLean Girls Win Playoff Opener, 6-0

Herndon Boys Hoping For Meeting with Robinson

Lanigan’s soccer team likely to meet the Rams if it gets past Oakton.

Herndon Boys Hoping For Meeting with Robinson

Thursday, May 7

Rams, Chargers Claim Concorde

Robinson girls’ and Chantilly boys’ lacrosse teams emerge victorious Friday night.

Rams, Chargers Claim Concorde

Wednesday, May 6

Urban League Salutes Businesses, Students

Urban League Salutes Businesses, Students

Bulletin Board May 7-13

Bulletin Board May 7-13

Fund-raiser Helps Fill UCM Food Pantry

Fund-raiser Helps Fill UCM Food Pantry

'Fiddler on the Roof' at Robinson

Cappies Review

'Fiddler on the Roof' at Robinson

Health Notes

Health Notes

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes May 6-12

Faith Notes May 6-12

Centre View Sports (May 6-13)

Centre View Sports (May 6-13)

Westfield’s Zhang Back for More

With Concorde District tourney under way, local netters look to make their mark.

Westfield’s Zhang Back for More

'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' at Fairfax

Cappies Review

'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' at Fairfax

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

The Totem Waits

Sculpture’s installation has fallen victim to budget cuts.

The Totem Waits

One Up, One Down for Westfield

Westfield boys’ lacrosse upsets Robinson, girls’ team suffers loss to Rams.

One Up, One Down for Westfield

Calendar May 7-13

Calendar May 7-13

Tuesday, May 5

Fueling a Rebel Resurgence

With star pitcher healthy, Fairfax softball making noise in Concorde District.

Fueling a Rebel Resurgence

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar May 7-13

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Calendar May 7-13

People Notes May 7-13

People Notes May 7-13

Humble Hurler Helps Spartans

West Springfield pitcher Mike Kent, with a ride to Clemson, focuses on ‘here and now.’

Humble Hurler Helps Spartans

Myhre Puts Majors in District Finals

Senior scores last-minute goal, MV advances to finals on Friday.

Myhre Puts Majors in District Finals

Myhre Puts Majors in District Finals

Senior scores last-minute goal, MV advances to finals on Friday.

Myhre Puts Majors in District Finals

Bulletin Board May 6-12

Bulletin Board May 6-12

Calendar May 7-13

Calendar May 7-13

School Briefs

School Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Bulletin Board May 7-13

Bulletin Board May 7-13

Students Create, Perform Their Own Plays

Students Create, Perform Their Own Plays

Bulova Attends Yacht Club Commissioning Day

Bulova Attends Yacht Club Commissioning Day

Yorktown Solid at T.C. Track Invitational

Patriot long distance runners highlight strong performance.

Yorktown Solid at T.C. Track Invitational

Preparation Not Perfect for Track Standouts

Even without warm-up, area athletes shine at T.C. Invitational.

Preparation Not Perfect for Track Standouts

Youth Is Served for Falle, O’Connell

Knights get revenge, beat National District champ Yorktown, 1-0.

Youth Is Served for Falle, O’Connell

People Notes May 7-13

People Notes May 7-13

Statesmen, Rain Slow Down Madison Softball

Marshall prevails with final inning comeback rally.

Statesmen, Rain Slow Down Madison Softball

The Pope Wears Size 11 Shoes

The Pope Wears Size 11 Shoes

Bulletin Board May 7-13

Bulletin Board May 7-13

Statesmen Complete Extraordinary Girls’ Tennis Season

Marshall’s season highlighted by 12-match winning streak.

Statesmen Complete Extraordinary Girls’ Tennis Season

A Race to Remember

West Potomac runner recalls record run at recent Penn Relays

A Race to Remember

West Potomac Football Signings

Four Wolverines to play college football next season

West Potomac Football Signings

Youth Is Served for Falle, O’Connell

Knights get revenge, beat National District champ Yorktown, 1-0.

Youth Is Served for Falle, O’Connell

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Green Bay Packers sign former T.C. football player, Titan tennis honored

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Swine Flu Update

VHSL not planning to cancel athletic activities

Swine Flu Update

Offensive-Minded Stallions Keep It Fresh

South County baseball looks for innovative, competitive ways to improve at practice.

Offensive-Minded Stallions Keep It Fresh

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Finally, a Meet to Call Their Own

T.C. Williams Invitational is first Titan home track and field event in four years.

Finally, a Meet to Call Their Own

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Arlington Sports Briefs

O'Connell alum wins boxing title, Yorktown baseball keeps on winning, and a lacrosse update

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Calendar May 6-12

Arlington Calendar May 6-12

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Pain Handled in Straight Sets

Despite health concerns, Lake Braddock’s Shannon Allin thrives on tennis court.

Pain Handled in Straight Sets

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Madison Boys' Lacrosse Topples Langley, 10-9, in Overtime Classic

Warhawks hand Saxons their first loss of the season.

Madison Boys' Lacrosse Topples Langley, 10-9, in Overtime Classic

A Classy Opening Day for Lower Loudoun

Little League organization inducts its inaugural Hall of Fame class during season-opening festivities.

A Classy Opening Day for Lower Loudoun

There’s No ‘Trumping’ This One

Lowes Island now known as Trump National Golf Club, Washington, D.C.

There’s No ‘Trumping’ This One

Stone Bridge Remains a Force in Boys’ Soccer

Defending region champs have won with vastly different line-up this spring.

Stone Bridge Remains a Force in Boys’ Soccer

A Race to Remember

West Potomac runner recalls record run at recent Penn Relays

A Race to Remember

Chocolate Dress for Sweet Charity Benefit

Chocolate Dress for Sweet Charity Benefit

School Notes May 6-12

School Notes May 6-12

People Notes May 7-13

People Notes May 7-13

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Week in Sports (May 6-13)

Week in Sports (May 6-13)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Calendar May 6-12

Calendar May 6-12

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Spring Fling

Spring Fling

The Little Engine That Could

GreenSpace decides to reopen.

The Little Engine That Could

Swine Flu Update

VHSL not planning to cancel athletic activities

Swine Flu Update

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Northern Region Baseball Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Finally, a Meet to Call Their Own

T.C. Williams Invitational is first Titan home track and field event in four years.

Finally, a Meet to Call Their Own

Life in the 'Crazy’ Competitive IAC

Episcopal and St. Stephen's/St. Agnes boys’ lacrosse are top-10 in Virginia, bottom half in conference

Life in the 'Crazy’ Competitive IAC

Swine Flu Update

VHSL not planning to cancel athletic activities

Swine Flu Update

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Presented by TripleEDGE Lacrosse.

Northern Region Lacrosse Coaches' Poll (May 6-13)

Bulletin Board May 7-13

Bulletin Board May 7-13

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Green Bay Packers sign former T.C. football player, Titan tennis honored

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Swine Flu Update

VHSL not planning to cancel athletic activities

Swine Flu Update

Arlington Sports Briefs

O'Connell alum wins boxing title, Yorktown baseball keeps on winning, and a lacrosse update

Arlington Sports Briefs

Preparation Not Perfect for Track Standouts

Even without warm-up, area athletes shine at T.C. Invitational.

Preparation Not Perfect for Track Standouts

Yorktown Solid at T.C. Track Invitational

Patriot long distance runners highlight strong performance.

Yorktown Solid at T.C. Track Invitational

West Potomac Football Signings

Four Wolverines to play college football next season

West Potomac Football Signings

Faith

Faith

Farm Fresh

Farm Fresh

Senior Living May 6-12

Senior Living May 6-12

Life in the 'Crazy’ Competitive IAC

Episcopal and St. Stephen's/St. Agnes boys’ lacrosse are top-10 in Virginia, bottom half in conference

Life in the 'Crazy’ Competitive IAC

Woods Receives Pamplin Award

Woods Receives Pamplin Award