Stories for February 2010

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Friday, February 26

McLean Girls, Boys Both Headed to Region Basketball Playoffs

Wilson, Bouchard lead respective Highlander teams to first round Liberty District playoff wins.

McLean Girls, Boys Both Headed to Region Basketball Playoffs

Centreville Boys’ Strong Track Postseason Continues at Regionals

Motivated Zouaimia wins boys’ 1000; Chantilly, Westfield have highlight moments as well on both boys’ and girls’ side.

Centreville Boys’ Strong Track Postseason Continues at Regionals

Oakton Boys Dethrone Robinson at State Swim Championships

Langley boys earn second place honors at states.

Oakton Boys Dethrone Robinson at State Swim Championships

Banner Night for Oakton High Basketball

Cougar girls, boys both capture Concorde District titles.

Banner Night for Oakton High Basketball

Saxons Capture Third Straight Boys’ Basketball Title

Kriz, Jones, Kiffe each have big games to lead Saxons in Liberty finals win over Marshall.

Saxons Capture Third Straight Boys’ Basketball Title

Westfield Prevails at Region Wrestling Championships

Madison’s Schultz, Marshall’s Embree capture titles.

Westfield Prevails at Region Wrestling Championships

All the Hard Work Pays Off for Gymnast Hayden

Herndon senior caps high school career with state championship.

All the Hard Work Pays Off for Gymnast Hayden

Thursday, February 25

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Connection

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Connection

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Connection

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Connection

Wednesday, February 24

St. Patrick's Day Parade is March 6

St. Patrick's Day Parade is March 6

Woodlawn’s 47th Annual Needlework Exhibition

Woodlawn’s 47th Annual Needlework Exhibition

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Calendar

Calendar

Theater

Theater

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Growing Salvation

Growing Salvation

Demon Barber Draws Tepid Blood

Signature’s Third "Sweeney" Not Necessarily a Charm.

Demon Barber Draws Tepid Blood

Calendar

Calendar

Bare Bones Tour of DC Design House

Bare Bones Tour of DC Design House

Tuesday, February 23

Lady Rams Dominate at State Swim Finals

Robinson girls' capture second state title in a row.

Lady Rams Dominate at State Swim Finals

Justin Dean Lambert and Stacey Lynn Cullen

Engagement Notes

Justin Dean Lambert and Stacey Lynn Cullen

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith

Faith

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

They're Back: Spartans Capture District Title

West Springfield girls end four-year title drought with 44-38 win over South County.

They're Back: Spartans Capture District Title

At the Workhouse

At the Workhouse

Renzi Sets Family Mark at States

Rory Renzi earns first first podium finish at states as freshman for family.

Renzi Sets Family Mark at States

Lady Stallions Fall in District Finals

South County loses 44-38 to West Springfield in Patriot District Finals.

Lady Stallions Fall in District Finals

Crawford Takes First at States, Rams Second Overall

Robinson is first Northern Region school since 1994 to finish second at state wrestling meet.

Crawford Takes First at States, Rams Second Overall

Pancakes Galore at Paul VI

Community Notes

Pancakes Galore at Paul VI

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Majors Win Second Consecutive District Title

Mount Vernon coach Smith keeps word, busts out dance move after victory.

Majors Win Second Consecutive District Title

Childhelp Hosts Fashion Show

Organization helps deal with child abuse.

Childhelp Hosts Fashion Show

Calendar

Calendar

Five Questions with Yorktown Forward Lena Negri

Five Questions with Yorktown Forward Lena Negri

Five Questions with T.C. Williams Senior Tayron Chambers

Five Questions with T.C. Williams Senior Tayron Chambers

Lenox's Charge Comes Up Short for Cavs

Woodson loses to West Potomac in district title game 70-67.

Lenox's Charge Comes Up Short for Cavs

Area Au Pairs Host Charity Party

Area Au Pairs Host Charity Party

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

T.C. Boys, Girls Lose in First Round of District Tourney

Eligibility issues hurt boys, girls struggled with talent loss.

T.C. Boys, Girls Lose in First Round of District Tourney

West Potomac Boys Win Patriot District

Wolverines improve from seventh to first in one season.

West Potomac Boys Win Patriot District

Thursday, February 18

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Wednesday, February 17

Cherry Challenge Winners Announced

Cherry Challenge Winners Announced

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Theatre

Calendar

Calendar

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

2009 WAMMIE Awards on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010

2009 WAMMIE Awards on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010

The NRG Olympic Passport Challenge

6 Restaurants. 6 Countries. Visit Them All and Let the Games Begin!

The NRG Olympic Passport Challenge

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Tuesday, February 16

Rebels, Cavs, Rams Swim for State Finals Bids

Individual swimmers earn trip to state finals in Virginia Beach.

Rebels, Cavs, Rams Swim for State Finals Bids

Individual Bruins, Rams Beat State Cuts

Area swimmers use Northern Region meet to qualify for state finals.

Individual Bruins, Rams Beat State Cuts

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Basketball Teams Dig Out for Post-Season Play

Teams complete two of the previously cancelled games.

Basketball Teams Dig Out for Post-Season Play

Five Questions with T.C. Williams Swimmer Abby Cox

Five Questions with T.C. Williams Swimmer Abby Cox

T.C. Takes Advantage of Regular Season Make-Ups

Both Titan teams beat Lake Braddock.

T.C. Takes Advantage of Regular Season Make-Ups

Alexandria Sports Briefs: One T.C. Girls Simmer, One Diver Headed to States

Episcopal boys win a pair

Alexandria Sports Briefs: One T.C. Girls Simmer, One Diver Headed to States

O’Connell’s Marshall Selected as McDonald’s All-American

Point guard one of 24 seniors to play March 31 in Columbus, Ohio.

O’Connell’s Marshall Selected as McDonald’s All-American

Five Questions with Yorktown Forward Jack Earley

Five Questions with Yorktown Forward Jack Earley

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith

Faith

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Ready Or Not – High School Sports Teams Delve Into Playoffs

Following a week-plus of inactivity due to snowfall, Northern Region squads must immediately turn it on again for the postseason.

Ready Or Not – High School Sports Teams Delve Into Playoffs

Storm Damages Mount Vernon Crew Equipment

Majors seeking community assistance for repairs.

Storm Damages Mount Vernon Crew Equipment

Area Swimmers Qualify for State Finals

Swimmers from South County, Robinson and Lake Braddock beat state cuts to earn trip to Virginia Beach.

Area Swimmers Qualify for State Finals

Qualifying for States in Nick-ley of Time

West Springfield swimmer and relay teams make cut for state final.

Qualifying for States in Nick-ley of Time

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: West Potomac's Dona, Moffitt, States Bound

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: West Potomac's Dona, Moffitt, States Bound

Five Questions with West Potomac Gymnast Nicole Marinello

Five Questions with West Potomac Gymnast Nicole Marinello

Friday, February 12

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Thursday, February 11

Calendar

Calendar

NVRPA Names Passport Prizewinner

People Notes

NVRPA Names Passport Prizewinner

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Faith

Faith

Calendar

Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Faith

Faith

Bringing Them Home

150 Years of Restoring the Washington Collection Opens Feb. 13

Bringing Them Home

Calendar

Calendar

A Storm of Laughs Resumes After Storm

Molière's "The Miser" Lifts Snowed In Spirits

A Storm of Laughs Resumes After Storm

First-Hand Account of Tragedy

U.S. ambassador’s wife discusses Haiti with McLean Rotarians.

First-Hand Account of Tragedy

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Wednesday, February 10

Cavs Crash Patriot Gymnastics Finals

Woodson upsets Lake Braddock to take team title, Friedman wins all-around.

Cavs Crash Patriot Gymnastics Finals

Highlander Girls Impressive at District Track Championships

Graham leads Highlanders to a second place finish.

Highlander Girls Impressive at District Track Championships

Herndon Holds its Own at District Track Championships

Both Hornet girls’ and boys’ teams earn high makes at Concorde postseason meet.

Herndon Holds its Own at District Track Championships

A Good Run for Chantilly Boys at Track Districts

Chargers’ solid showing lands them a third place finish.

A Good Run for Chantilly Boys at Track Districts

Snow Leads to Conditioning, Scheduling Questions

Washington-Lee coach wants wrestlers to control their weight.

Snow Leads to Conditioning, Scheduling Questions

Price Leads Seahawks’ Track Team to District Crown

Other standout outings come from Vaughn, Sickenberger, Leggett; Peal lead Seahawk girls.

Price Leads Seahawks’ Track Team to District Crown

Five Questions with T.C. Williams Guard Rainie Summa

Five Questions with T.C. Williams Guard Rainie Summa

Madison, Oakton Girls Compete in Shortened Region Swim Meet

In district track, Cougar girls garner a title; Marshall’s Johnson wins three events.

Madison, Oakton Girls Compete in Shortened Region Swim Meet

Lancers, Spartans Battle Patriot District Gymnasts

Lee's Stewart takes third in all-around; West Springfield finishes fourth in team competition at Patriot District championships.

Lancers, Spartans Battle Patriot District Gymnasts

Wildcat Boys Gain a Share of District Track Title

Centreville boys led by seniors Zouaimia, Barbour and Kennedy.

Wildcat Boys Gain a Share of District Track Title

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Frosh Marinello Leads West Potomac Gymnasts

Four Wolverine individuals qualify for regionals at Patriot District meet

Frosh Marinello Leads West Potomac Gymnasts

Five Questions with Yorktown Guard Mike Veith

Five Questions with Yorktown Guard Mike Veith

Storms End Regular Season for Titan Boys, Girls

TC boys, girls enter district tournament after snow-induced layoff.

Storms End Regular Season for Titan Boys, Girls

Saxons, Highlanders Shine at Girls’ Swim Regionals

In Indoor track districts, Langley boys take second.

Saxons, Highlanders Shine at Girls’ Swim Regionals

Bruins Gymnastics Reign Ends

W.T. Woodson upsets Lake Braddock in Patriot District Finals

Bruins Gymnastics Reign Ends

Kohn Set to Enjoy Another Winter Olympics Ride

U.S. bobsledder and Chantilly High grad earned bronze at 2002 Games in Salt Lake City.

Kohn Set to Enjoy Another Winter Olympics Ride

Wednesday, February 3

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Maestro Musings

Maestro Musings

Arlington Players’ "Amadeus" Explores Genius

Peter Shaffer’s Play Plods on Jefferson Stage.

Arlington Players’ "Amadeus" Explores Genius

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Professional or Amateur - Local Theaters Earn Recognition

Nominations for Helen Hayes and WATCH Awards Announced

Professional or Amateur - Local Theaters Earn Recognition

Calendar

Calendar

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Theater

Theater

Calendar

Calendar

classified Advertising

classified Advertising

Arlington Players’ "Amadeus" Explores Genius

Peter Shaffer’s Play Plods on Jefferson Stage.

Arlington Players’ "Amadeus" Explores Genius

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

New Parade Route and Pre-Parade Fun Run for 2010

New Parade Route and Pre-Parade Fun Run for 2010

Health Notes

Health Notes

Tuesday, February 2

Mount Vernon Basketball Announcements

Mount Vernon Basketball Announcements

T.C. to Forfeit Games Due to Ineligible Players

Two found ineligible as fifth-year athletes.

T.C. to Forfeit Games Due to Ineligible Players

Five Questions with Mount Vernon Guard Jesse Konadu

Five Questions with Mount Vernon Guard Jesse Konadu

Hornet Wrestlers Set to Embark on Postseason

Jimmy Thomas, Josh Pike likely to be top seeds at this weekend’s Concorde District championships.

Hornet Wrestlers Set to Embark on Postseason

Wildcat Wrestlers Primed for Districts

Despite mediocre 6-8 dual season, Centreville is near the top of its game entering this weekend’s Concorde championships.

Wildcat Wrestlers Primed for Districts

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Mathis Improving Quality of Life, Basketball Skills

Wakefield’s six-foot-4 senior back after missing junior season.

Mathis Improving Quality of Life, Basketball Skills

Five Questions with T.C. Williams Guard Ryan Yates

Five Questions with T.C. Williams Guard Ryan Yates

Five Questions with Wakefield Guard Thomas Taylor

Five Questions with Wakefield Guard Thomas Taylor

Overlooked Marshall Team Could be a Region Factor

Statesmen, behind 21 from Watts, defeat McLean in Liberty boys’ basketball.

Overlooked Marshall Team Could be a Region Factor

Jones Carries Majors with 34-Point Effort

Mount Vernon coach Smith wants other players to step up.

Jones Carries Majors with 34-Point Effort

Tough Seahawks Hungry for District Wrestling success

Slover, Forrest likely to be top seeds at Liberty championships this weekend.

Tough Seahawks Hungry for District Wrestling success

Ford, Puleo Engaged

Engagements

Ford, Puleo Engaged

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

The Renzi Role

With guidance from older brother Ross, Rory Renzi prepares to lead a young Bruins wrestling team.

The Renzi Role

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Spartans Take Second at District Meet

Snowstorm cancels final day of Patriot District finals meet, halts Spartans comeback attempt.

Spartans Take Second at District Meet

Monday, February 1

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

T.C. Williams Boys Basketball Team Likely to Forfeit Wins

Titans coach King says two players likely ineligible

T.C. Williams Boys Basketball Team Likely to Forfeit Wins

Faith

Faith

Calendar, Feb. 3, 2010

Calendar, Feb. 3, 2010

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith

Faith

Calendar, Feb. 3, 2010

Calendar, Feb. 3, 2010