Stories for April 2010

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Thursday, April 29

Video: The Tao of Al

Junior Danielle King uses Al Pacino speech to get Cavs' soccer team back on track.

Video: The Tao of Al

Video: Spartans Get Back On Track

Boys' lacrosse bounces back from season’s first loss with 18-2 trouncing of Lee.

Video: Spartans Get Back On Track

Spartans Get Back On Track

Boys' lacrosse bounces back from season’s first loss with 18-2 trouncing of Lee.

Spartans Get Back On Track

Wednesday, April 28

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Classic Comedy with a Twist

Bruins thespians present two versions of Neil Simon’s ‘The Odd Couple.’

Classic Comedy with a Twist

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Synetic’s Latest Show Could Bug You

Company Stages "Kafka’s Metamorphosis"

Synetic’s Latest Show Could Bug You

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

At the Workhouse

At the Workhouse

France Comes to Fairfax

World-renown wine expert Clive Coates discussed Burgundy wines at Fairfax Wegmans last week.

France Comes to Fairfax

Bethesda Art Walk

Bethesda Art Walk

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Stylish Gowns on Display In Oscar Wilde’s "Fan"

Little Theatre of Alexandria Has Haute Couture To Match High Wit

Stylish Gowns on Display In Oscar Wilde’s "Fan"

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Tuesday, April 27

Girls’ Cross-Town Soccer Drama Plays Out to a 1-1 Tie

Overtime goal by Centreville disallowed; Chantilly remains unbeaten.

Girls’ Cross-Town Soccer Drama Plays Out to a 1-1 Tie

Chantilly Baseball Uses Long Ball to Defeat Centreville

Solid relief job by Boyle keeps Wildcats’ offense in check.

Chantilly Baseball Uses Long Ball to Defeat Centreville

Mount Vernon, West Potomac Well Represented

Majors and Wolverines take part in the Northern Region all-star basketball festivities

Mount Vernon, West Potomac Well Represented

Langley Boys Gearing Up for Postseason Lacrosse

Saxons have put together an outstanding regular season.

Langley Boys Gearing Up for Postseason Lacrosse

Madison Softball Tops Cross-Town Rival Marshall

Warhawks enter this week on six-game win streak.

Madison Softball Tops Cross-Town Rival Marshall

Herndon Boys Handle Cross-Town Rival Seahawks

Hornets get off to fast start in impressive soccer victory.

Herndon Boys Handle Cross-Town Rival Seahawks

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Veith, Mathis All-Stars from Arlington

Yorktown, Wakefield seniors compete in Northern Region all-star game.

Veith, Mathis All-Stars from Arlington

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Five questions with Mount Vernon junior goalkeeper Charlene Belanger

Five questions with Mount Vernon junior goalkeeper Charlene Belanger

Five questions with Yorktown senior center back Logan Knowles

Five questions with Yorktown senior center back Logan Knowles

TC’s Yates Ready for Life’s Next ‘Journey’

T.C. Williams senior competes in two all-star games as high school comes to a close.

TC’s Yates Ready for Life’s Next ‘Journey’

Arlington Sports Briefs: Yorktown Crews Prepare for State Title Push

Arlington Sports Briefs: Yorktown Crews Prepare for State Title Push

Five questions with T.C. Williams senior pitcher Chris Cattaneo

Five questions with T.C. Williams senior pitcher Chris Cattaneo

Oak Hill Elementary Receives SAR Flag Certificate

Oak Hill Elementary Receives SAR Flag Certificate

Slowing Down Video To Speed Up on Water

W.T. Woodson crew team uses digital technology to improve rowing technique.

Slowing Down Video To Speed Up on Water

Stickford Picks Up Lacrosse

Lake Braddock football player takes up lacrosse as way to train for football.

Stickford Picks Up Lacrosse

Winning Ways Continue for McLean Softball Team

Highlanders riding a 10-game win streak following victory over Marshall.

Winning Ways Continue for McLean Softball Team

Monday, April 26

Calendar

Calendar

Faith

Faith

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Faith

Faith

Thursday, April 22

Westfield Girls’ Soccer Enjoying Turnaround Season

Bulldogs, under coach Kristi Williams, are 6-2-1 this spring.

Westfield Girls’ Soccer Enjoying Turnaround Season

Beck Does a No-Hit Number on Marshall

South Lakes junior right hander shuts down Statesmen in 1-0 baseball win.

Beck Does a No-Hit Number on Marshall

Calendar

Calendar

A Little Bit of Everything in Local Softball Gem

Centreville and Chantilly play to midseason form in Concorde meeting.

A Little Bit of Everything in Local Softball Gem

Rainy Conditions Can’t Slow Down Highlanders, Cougars in Boys’ Soccer

Whitebread’s second half score breaks 2-2 tie, leads McLean past Oakton.

Rainy Conditions Can’t Slow Down Highlanders, Cougars in Boys’ Soccer

Classified

Classified

Chantilly Girls’ Soccer Remains Unbeaten

Sieder’s first half goal holds for Chargers in win over Westfield.

Chantilly Girls’ Soccer Remains Unbeaten

Amato’s Saxons - Playing the Game With Rigor

Spirited Langley boys’ coach has seen his squad win first six games.

Amato’s Saxons - Playing the Game With Rigor

Wednesday, April 21

Would You Believe ...?

High School Theater

Would You Believe ...?

Rohaly's Mantra: Swing Away

Lee girls' tennis coach encourages players to swing hard and unlock potential.

Rohaly's Mantra: Swing Away

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Crushing Competition? All in the Cavs' Daily Workout

Woodson tennis team credits stiff practice regimen for stellar season.

Crushing Competition? All in the Cavs' Daily Workout

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Video: Road Warrior Rams Long for Home

Robinson boys' soccer team finishes seven-game road swing with 6-1 record.

Video: Road Warrior Rams Long for Home

Spartans Stage ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

High School Theater

Spartans Stage ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

Health Notes

Health Notes

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Video: 24 Stallions Sign With College Teams

Student-athletes begin college sports careers by making it official.

Video: 24 Stallions Sign With College Teams

Fairfax High Ready To ‘Razzle Dazzle’

Presenting its Cappies musical, ‘Chicago.’

Fairfax High Ready To ‘Razzle Dazzle’

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

No Message, Just Fun

Robinson Secondary stages musical ‘The Boy Friend.’

No Message, Just Fun

Generous Gift

School Note

Generous Gift

Tuesday, April 20

Beal, Stallions Battle Spartans

South County baseball team loses 6-1 to defending region champs.

Beal, Stallions Battle Spartans

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Faith

Faith

Calendar

Calendar

An Average Runner, A Stand-Out Spirit

West Springfield Honors Runner Who Died in Virginia Tech Shootings

An Average Runner, A Stand-Out Spirit

Five questions with St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes freshman attacker Carly Reed

Five questions with St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes freshman attacker Carly Reed

Yorktown’s Brunt Looking for Assertiveness

Patriots coach wants players to be more aggressive

Yorktown’s Brunt Looking for Assertiveness

VTRCC Recognizes Nonprofits at Luncheon

Speaker Gerald Gordon talks about business development in Fairfax County.

VTRCC Recognizes Nonprofits at Luncheon

Five questions with Yorktown’s senior forward Suzy Gordon

Five questions with Yorktown’s senior forward Suzy Gordon

Faith

Faith

Mount Vernon’s Belanger Proves Dual Threat

Junior is committed to American as goalie, team’s leading goal-scorer as forward.

Mount Vernon’s Belanger Proves Dual Threat

Five questions with West Potomac senior catcher David Burns

Five questions with West Potomac senior catcher David Burns

Alexandria Sports Briefs: TC's Kilby Commits to Navy

Alexandria Sports Briefs: TC's Kilby Commits to Navy

Titans Baseball Sets Sights on Strong Second Half

T.C. Williams bats go cold against South County left-hander Harasin.

Titans Baseball Sets Sights on Strong Second Half

Calendar

Calendar

Wednesday, April 14

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Clark Honored at W&L

College Notes

Clark Honored at W&L

classified advertising

classified advertising

Burke & Herbert Elects New Chairman

People Notes

Burke & Herbert Elects New Chairman

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Politics on Stage

Congressman joins a cast of play about aftermath of Matthew Shepard’s 1998 death in Laramie, Wyo.

Politics on Stage

Introducing as Coach and Field ...

With goal of rebuilding West Springfield softball program, Rob Benton returns to the field the school named for him.

Introducing as Coach and Field ...

Calendar

Calendar

Video: Bruins Dealing With Growing Pains

With only two seniors on the roster, Lake Braddock's softball team looks to develop youth for future seasons.

Video: Bruins Dealing With Growing Pains

Video: A Speedster on the Track and Soccer Field

Fairfax's Liz Nguyen uses indoor track to improve her soccer game.

Video: A Speedster on the Track and Soccer Field

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

If You Can Talk, You Can Sing

Local Seniors find their voices though Encore Chorale.

If You Can Talk, You Can Sing

Signature’s Small Musical a Charmer

A Musical About Writing a Musical

Signature’s Small Musical a Charmer

Video: For Love of the Game and Charity

D.C. Generals, a National Public Safety Football League team, raises money for charity through football.

Video: For Love of the Game and Charity

Real Life in a Stalag

American Century Theater Revives 1951 Play

Real Life in a Stalag

Video: Marine Corps Marathon Start Comes To Burke

Starting arch, race luxuries brought to Schneller residence to kick off marathon registration.

Video: Marine Corps Marathon Start Comes To Burke

Video: Three Strikes and They're Dunham

All-state South County pitcher Chelsey Dunham is driving force behind Stallions' stiff defense.

Video: Three Strikes and They're Dunham

Tuesday, April 13

Five questions with Mount Vernon senior defender Dylan Bischoff

Five questions with Mount Vernon senior defender Dylan Bischoff

Shipley: A Pleasant Surprise for Yorktown

Senior leads team in goals despite sitting out last season while living in New Zealand.

Shipley: A Pleasant Surprise for Yorktown

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Five questions with SSSAS senior Reilly Woodman

Five questions with SSSAS senior Reilly Woodman

Saints Excel with Mix of Youth, Experience

SSSAS girls lacrosse improves to 10-2 with win over Stone Ridge.

Saints Excel with Mix of Youth, Experience

Faith

Faith

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

New Year, New Look, New Attitude for Majors

Mount Vernon boys soccer team off to 6-0 start.

New Year, New Look, New Attitude for Majors

Chabad of Reston-Herndon to Launch Holocaust Studies Series.

Chabad of Reston-Herndon to Launch Holocaust Studies Series.

Five questions with Yorktown pitcher Dean Johnson

Five questions with Yorktown pitcher Dean Johnson

Faith

Faith

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Thursday, April 8

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Wednesday, April 7

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Garden Week Kicks Off

77th Annual Historic Alexandria House and Garden Tour

Garden Week Kicks Off

Two Tech Cadets Honored

People Notes

Two Tech Cadets Honored

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Health Notes

Health Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Locals Win Helen Hayes Awards

Locals Win Helen Hayes Awards

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Free Dental Clinic

Community Notes

Free Dental Clinic

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Freedom

Poetry

Freedom

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Tuesday, April 6

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Pitching’s a Family Thing

Yorktown hurler Kate Bauman follows in footsteps of older sister.

Pitching’s a Family Thing

Local Athletes Compete in International Soccer Tourney

Team experiences on-the-field learning.

Local Athletes Compete in International Soccer Tourney

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Five questions with T.C. Williams junior attackman Robin Bomberger

Five questions with T.C. Williams junior attackman Robin Bomberger

Majors, Wolverines Respond During City Tourney

West Potomac freshman Murray throws two-hit shutout in first varsity start

Majors, Wolverines Respond During City Tourney

Five questions with Episcopal pitcher George Reefer

Five questions with Episcopal pitcher George Reefer

Frosh Sargent Leads SSSAS Softball into 2010

Saints return seven with varsity experience, five starters

Frosh Sargent Leads SSSAS Softball into 2010

Local Athletes Compete in International Soccer Tourney

Team experiences on-the-field learning.

Local Athletes Compete in International Soccer Tourney

Pitching Improvement Key for West Potomac

Wolverines feature strong lineup, pitching questions

Pitching Improvement Key for West Potomac

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Bruins Excel under Chen's Changes

Introduction of team-first offense helps girls' lax team to 4-2 start.

Bruins Excel under Chen's Changes

Five questions with Episcopal pitcher George Reefer

Five questions with Episcopal pitcher George Reefer

5Qs: Five questions with Yorktown junior shortstop Kelly John.

5Qs: Five questions with Yorktown junior shortstop Kelly John.

Rams, Bruins Set Goals For Track Season

Robinson and Lake Braddock runners compete in Leslie Sherman Memorial Invitational.

Rams, Bruins Set Goals For Track Season

Dozier's Dash Seals Win for Edison Relay

Eagles win five events at Leslie Sherman Memorial Invitational track meet.

Dozier's Dash Seals Win for Edison Relay

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: Coffey Overcomes Injury, Takes First In 1600-Meter Runy

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: Coffey Overcomes Injury, Takes First In 1600-Meter Runy

Alexandria Sports Briefs: T.C. Williams Boys Lacrosse Falls Against Oakton

Alexandria Sports Briefs: T.C. Williams Boys Lacrosse Falls Against Oakton

Monday, April 5

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Friday, April 2

Schauder, Bragg Team Up for Spartans

Attack duo helps lead West Springfield over Madison, contributes to team's dominating offense.

Schauder, Bragg Team Up for Spartans

Thursday, April 1

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Cuidado Tango

Entertainment

Cuidado Tango

Fun Run Promotes Healthy Living

School Notes

Fun Run Promotes Healthy Living

Field Trip

School Notes

Field Trip

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Successful Drill

School Notes

Successful Drill

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Students Raise $2,000 for Haiti

School Notes

Students Raise $2,000 for Haiti

At the Workhouse

At the Workhouse

Clifton Jumpers Raise $2K

School Notes

Clifton Jumpers Raise $2K

Health Notes

Health Notes

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar