Stories for June 2010

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Wednesday, June 30

Fun in the Sun

Burke Lake Park offers a variety of activities to enjoy.

Fun in the Sun

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

A Workman’s Effort at Robinson

For family reasons, longtime Rams’ track and field, cross country coach Jeremy Workman steps down.

A Workman’s Effort at Robinson

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Breakthrough Season for Langley Girls’ Lacrosse team

Saxons captured district and region crowns this spring.

Breakthrough Season for Langley Girls’ Lacrosse team

Get Cultured

Lorton Workhouse Arts Center offers arts and entertainment for the whole family throughout the summer.

Get Cultured

Virginia Tech’s Berman Cuts to the Chase

Robinson Secondary graduate finds his stride in steeplechase event.

Virginia Tech’s Berman Cuts to the Chase

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Rockville to Celebrate Nation's Independence with Fireworks, Music

Rockville to Celebrate Nation's Independence with Fireworks, Music

Springfield Post 176 Beginning to Hit its Stride

American Legion baseball team is young but strong on the mound.

Springfield Post 176 Beginning to Hit its Stride

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Tuesday, June 29

Strikeout Queen

South County’s Chelsey Dunham was named the 2010 Virginia Softball Gatorade Player of the Year.

Strikeout Queen

Faith

Faith

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Where Sunshine Is

McLean History: Personal Accounts

Where Sunshine Is

Music on the Green

Summer concerts on Sundays become new Great Falls tradition.

Music on the Green

Calendar

Calendar

Former TC Star Butts Earns All-America Honor

ECU freshman finishes in top eight in NCAA high jump.

Former TC Star Butts Earns All-America Honor

Five questions with Dominion Hills swimmer Stephen Morrissey

Five questions with Dominion Hills swimmer Stephen Morrissey

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Dominion Hills Warriors Mix Competition, Fun

Arlington swim team competes in Division 8 of NVSL

Dominion Hills Warriors Mix Competition, Fun

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Swim Briefs

Mount Vernon Swim Briefs

Faith

Faith

Wednesday, June 23

Signature Idol Competition

Signature Idol Competition

Calendar

Calendar

Kenneth Lyle Bounds Dies

As an FBI agent, Bounds escorted James Earl Ray to jail.

Kenneth Lyle Bounds Dies

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Jazz It Up Concert Series

Jazz It Up Concert Series

Hollywood Comes to Arlington: Arlington Goes to Hollywood

Hollywood Comes to Arlington: Arlington Goes to Hollywood

Calendar

Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Piano Bar Turns 25

The Grille at Morrison House Piano Bar still playing for the young at heart.

Piano Bar Turns 25

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Tuesday, June 22

Longfellow Students Win Academic Championship

Students on quiz bowl team win title for second year in a row.

Longfellow Students Win Academic Championship

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Taking Life On

Justice Scalia serves as keynote speaker at Langley High.

Taking Life On

Great Falls Resident Strikes a Balance

David Lackner will ride 350 miles on a unicycle to support diabetes research.

Great Falls Resident Strikes a Balance

Faith

Faith

Highlanders Take Higher Ground

Four hundred and forty-six seniors prepare to take the next step.

Highlanders Take Higher Ground

Yorktown’s Bartholomew Shines in All-Star Game

Patriots safety intercepts two passes in Northern Region victory.

Yorktown’s Bartholomew Shines in All-Star Game

Patriot Rivals Turn into Pass-Catch Combo

Woodon’s Reilly, Lake Braddock’s Johnson connect for pair of touchdowns.

Patriot Rivals Turn into Pass-Catch Combo

Happy Day in Hornets’ Nest

Herndon High graduates Class of 2010.

Happy Day in Hornets’ Nest

Sports Briefs: Lee-MV Soccer Team Wins Tourney

Sports Briefs: Lee-MV Soccer Team Wins Tourney

Reston Town Center Hosts ‘Tour De Cure’

More than 1,300 ride to raise funds for diabetes research.

Reston Town Center Hosts ‘Tour De Cure’

Faith

Faith

TC’s Barnes, Coker Enjoy All-Star Experience

DB Barnes makes key tackle, Coker plays slot receiver, special teams.

TC’s Barnes, Coker Enjoy All-Star Experience

Down and Dirty in the Trenches

West Potomac’s Cunningham Helps Northern Region to Victory While Starting at Left Tackle

Down and Dirty in the Trenches

Won Wins for Cancer Research

Langley High senior takes home prize at international science fair.

Won Wins for Cancer Research

Sports Briefs: Alexandria Lax Club’s U11A Boys Win Title

Sports Briefs: Alexandria Lax Club’s U11A Boys Win Title

Thursday, June 17

Cavaliers Return to Prominence

Woodson boys’ lacrosse, after a couple down seasons, made it to state semifinals.

Cavaliers Return to Prominence

Cavs’ Lacrosse Season Ends at State Finals

O’Leary’s girl’s team enjoyed outstanding postseason.

Cavs’ Lacrosse Season Ends at State Finals

Madison’s Marvelous Softball Season Ends

Warhawks shut down in state semifinals loss to Lee-Davis High.

Madison’s Marvelous Softball Season Ends

Highlanders Gain Ultimate Prize – A State Crown

Coach Maurice Tawil’s McLean softballers conclude thrilling season with finals victory over Lee-Davis High.

Highlanders Gain Ultimate Prize – A State Crown

Herndon Track and Field Teams Excel in Postseason

Nguyen comes back strong in boys’ shot put; Carina Peter leads girls at districts.

Herndon Track and Field Teams Excel in Postseason

Westfield Baseball Racked Up the Wins This Spring

Pitching ace Thorpe proved dominant on the mound.

Westfield Baseball Racked Up the Wins This Spring

Robinson Girls’ Soccer Season Ends in Purcellville

Rams, behind Barry and Heck, put together a fine season.

Robinson Girls’ Soccer Season Ends in Purcellville

A Step In the Right Direction for Chantilly High Softball

Wins were hard to come by, but Wise’s young Chargers made good progress.

A Step In the Right Direction for Chantilly High Softball

Once Again, Brewer’s Bunch Wins State Lacrosse Title

Langley’s hard playoff ride concludes with lopsided finals win over Valley.

Once Again, Brewer’s Bunch Wins State Lacrosse Title

Wednesday, June 16

Health Notes

Health Notes

Thoroughly Good at Kennedy Center

Thoroughly Good at Kennedy Center

Highlanders Reach Softball State Finals with Win Over Ocean Lakes

Pitcher Jamie Bell tosses complete game shutout.

Highlanders Reach Softball State Finals with Win Over Ocean Lakes

Burke & Fairfax Bulletin

Burke & Fairfax Bulletin

"Million Dollar Quartet" Actor Wins Tony Award

"Million Dollar Quartet" Actor Wins Tony Award

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Boutiques Abound in Old Town

Shops offer everything from retro to trendy to modern.

Boutiques Abound in Old Town

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Bulletin

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Bulletin

Fort Ward Civil War Camp Day and Skirmish June 26

Fort Ward Civil War Camp Day and Skirmish June 26

Theater

Theater

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Clifton, Lorton & Springfield Calendar

Tuesday, June 15

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

West Springfield Heads All-State Baseball Team

West Springfield Heads All-State Baseball Team

Fort Hunt Little League All-Leaguers

Fort Hunt Little League All-Leaguers

Yorktown’s Flickinger, Erdenebat Win State

Yorktown’s Flickinger, Erdenebat Win State

Kilby Honored for Achievements On, Off Field

T.C. Williams senior named all-state, valedictorian.

Kilby Honored for Achievements On, Off Field

TC Girls Crew Concludes Championship Season

TC Girls Crew Concludes Championship Season

Five questions with Yorktown senior Matt Gordon

Five questions with Yorktown senior Matt Gordon

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Fort Hunt Little League All-Leaguers

Fort Hunt Little League All-Leaguers

Five questions with West Springfield second baseman Aaron Self

Five questions with West Springfield second baseman Aaron Self

West Springfield Wins State with Team Effort

Spartans pound 10 hits, Wahl earns victory on mound.

West Springfield Wins State with Team Effort

Fort Hunt U-15A Girls Lax Defends Title

Fort Hunt U-15A Girls Lax Defends Title

Calendar

Calendar

Fort Hunt Boys U15C Boys Lax Team Wins Title

Fort Hunt Boys U15C Boys Lax Team Wins Title

West Springfield Heads All-State Baseball Team

West Springfield Heads All-State Baseball Team

Five questions with West Springfield second baseman Aaron Self

Five questions with West Springfield second baseman Aaron Self

West Springfield Wins State with Team Effort

Spartans pound 10 hits, Wahl earns victory on mound.

West Springfield Wins State with Team Effort

Fort Hunt U-15A Girls Lax Defends Title

Fort Hunt U-15A Girls Lax Defends Title

Fort Hunt Boys U15C Boys Lax Team Wins Title

Fort Hunt Boys U15C Boys Lax Team Wins Title

Wednesday, June 9

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Solo Show Offers a Flood of Interesting Ideas

The Mind of R. Buckminster Fuller Is On Display at Arena.

Solo Show Offers a Flood of Interesting Ideas

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Bethesda Art Walk

Bethesda Art Walk

Theater

Theater

Theater

Theater

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

School Notes

Counselors Honored as Outstanding Educators

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Boutiques Abound in Old Town

Shops offer everything from retro to trendy to modern.

Boutiques Abound in Old Town

Calendar

Calendar

Bethesda Art Walk

Bethesda Art Walk

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Plant Clinics Offer Gardening Advice

Plant Clinics Offer Gardening Advice

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Theater

Theater

Boutiques Abound in Old Town

Shops offer everything from retro to trendy to modern.

Boutiques Abound in Old Town

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Plant Clinics Offer Gardening Advice

Plant Clinics Offer Gardening Advice

Theater

Theater

Calendar

Calendar

Solo Show Offers a Flood of Interesting Ideas

The Mind of R. Buckminster Fuller Is On Display at Arena.

Solo Show Offers a Flood of Interesting Ideas

Tuesday, June 8

One Terrific Cavalier Comeback

Woodson girl’s storm back to defeat Loudoun Valley in state semifinals lacrosse.

One Terrific Cavalier Comeback

Five questions with Alexandria Aces pitcher Max Knowles

Five questions with Alexandria Aces pitcher Max Knowles

Aces Looking in Search of Continuity

Knowles, Davis only returning players for Alexandria club.

Aces Looking in Search of Continuity

Third Time’s a Charm for Woodson

McGillicuddy, Cavaliers advance to state tournament.

Third Time’s a Charm for Woodson

Local Opera Singer To Give Recital

Gary McLinn will present a classical voice recital at Lord of Life Lutheran Church.

Local Opera Singer To Give Recital

One Terrific Cavalier Comeback

Woodson girl’s storm back to defeat Loudoun Valley in state semifinals lacrosse.

One Terrific Cavalier Comeback

Stone Bridge Cools Off Robinson

Rams girls’ soccer team still qualifies for states and set to play at Loudoun Valley on June 8.

Stone Bridge Cools Off Robinson

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Five questions with West Springfield senior first baseman Charlie Morgan

Five questions with West Springfield senior first baseman Charlie Morgan

State Champion At Last

Chantilly's Chris Foley concludes stellar high school career with first place finish in the 3200 race.

State Champion At Last

State Champion At Last

Chantilly's Chris Foley concludes stellar high school career with first place finish in the 3200 race.

State Champion At Last

Spartans Repeat as Northern Region Champions

West Springfield’s Wahl pitches five no-hit innings, hits home run

Spartans Repeat as Northern Region Champions

Faith

Faith

Fairfax Actress Finds Fame

Ashley Dyke, a Fairfax native, has recently starred in big and small screen productions.

Fairfax Actress Finds Fame

Five questions with Alexandria Aces pitcher Max Knowles

Five questions with Alexandria Aces pitcher Max Knowles

Five questions with Washington-Lee senior forward Ellie Mills.

Five questions with Washington-Lee senior forward Ellie Mills.

Arlington Baseball Players Earn All-Region Honors

Arlington Baseball Players Earn All-Region Honors

Aces Looking in Search of Continuity

Knowles, Davis only returning players for Alexandria club.

Aces Looking in Search of Continuity

Local Opera Singer To Give Recital

Gary McLinn will present a classical voice recital at Lord of Life Lutheran Church.

Local Opera Singer To Give Recital

Yorktown Suffers Third Straight Regional Semis Loss

Patriots end season with shutout loss to McLean.

Yorktown Suffers Third Straight Regional Semis Loss

Stone Bridge Cools Off Robinson

Rams girls’ soccer team still qualifies for states and set to play at Loudoun Valley on June 8.

Stone Bridge Cools Off Robinson

Five questions with Alexandria Aces pitcher Max Knowles

Five questions with Alexandria Aces pitcher Max Knowles

Five questions with Alexandria Aces pitcher Max Knowles

Five questions with Alexandria Aces pitcher Max Knowles

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Aces Looking in Search of Continuity

Knowles, Davis only returning players for Alexandria club.

Aces Looking in Search of Continuity

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Langley Lacrosse Teams Advance at States

Saxon girls dominant in first round playoff win, boys earn OT victory on goal by Ahearn.

Langley Lacrosse Teams Advance at States

Five questions with West Springfield senior first baseman Charlie Morgan

Five questions with West Springfield senior first baseman Charlie Morgan

Langley Lacrosse Teams Advance at States

Saxon girls dominant in first round playoff win, boys earn OT victory on goal by Ahearn.

Langley Lacrosse Teams Advance at States

Third Time’s a Charm for Woodson

McGillicuddy, Cavaliers advance to state tournament.

Third Time’s a Charm for Woodson

Spartans Repeat as Northern Region Champions

West Springfield’s Wahl pitches five no-hit innings, hits home run

Spartans Repeat as Northern Region Champions

Fairfax Actress Finds Fame

Ashley Dyke, a Fairfax native, has recently starred in big and small screen productions.

Fairfax Actress Finds Fame

Monday, June 7

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Friday, June 4

McLean Boys’ Soccer Title Bid Falls Just Short

Following region finals loss to Stone Bridge, Highlanders now focusing on states.

McLean Boys’ Soccer Title Bid Falls Just Short

McLean Boys’ Soccer Title Bid Falls Just Short

Following region finals loss to Stone Bridge, Highlanders now focusing on states.

McLean Boys’ Soccer Title Bid Falls Just Short

Stone Bridge Cools Off Robinson in Girls’ Soccer Region

Rams still qualify for states and set to play at Loudoun Valley on June 8.

Stone Bridge Cools Off Robinson in Girls’ Soccer Region

Stone Bridge Cools Off Robinson in Girls’ Soccer Region

Rams still qualify for states and set to play at Loudoun Valley on June 8.

Stone Bridge Cools Off Robinson in Girls’ Soccer Region

Wednesday, June 2

Visiting Artist Program at The Torpedo Factory

Visiting Artist Program at The Torpedo Factory

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Signature Offers Another World Premiere Musical

Gordon’s Auto-Biographical Musical Opens in Shirlington.

Signature Offers Another World Premiere Musical

Calendar

Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton and Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton and Springfield Calendar

Two New Shows, One Old Problem

Getting Audiences to Care About Characters Is Difficult.

Two New Shows, One Old Problem

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Remarkable South County Softball Season Ends With Region Semifinals Loss to McLean

Highlanders, with the victory, reach region title tilt and qualify for the state playoffs

Remarkable South County Softball Season Ends With Region Semifinals Loss to McLean

Visiting Artist Program at The Torpedo Factory

Visiting Artist Program at The Torpedo Factory

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton and Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton and Springfield Calendar

Remarkable South County Softball Season Ends With Region Semifinals Loss to McLean

Highlanders, with the victory, reach region title tilt and qualify for the state playoffs

Remarkable South County Softball Season Ends With Region Semifinals Loss to McLean

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton and Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton and Springfield Calendar

Theater

Theater

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Warhawks Reach Region Softball Finals With Win Over Local Rival Marshall

Brady allows just three hits in shutout win, while Marshall’s Grilliot holds down tough Madison line-up.

Warhawks Reach Region Softball Finals With Win Over Local Rival Marshall

Signature Offers Another World Premiere Musical

Gordon’s Auto-Biographical Musical Opens in Shirlington.

Signature Offers Another World Premiere Musical

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Two New Shows, One Old Problem

Getting Audiences to Care About Characters Is Difficult.

Two New Shows, One Old Problem

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Theater

Theater

Warhawks Reach Region Softball Finals With Win Over Local Rival Marshall

Brady allows just three hits in shutout win, while Marshall’s Grilliot holds down tough Madison line-up.

Warhawks Reach Region Softball Finals With Win Over Local Rival Marshall

Tuesday, June 1

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

37 Cavs Sign With Colleges

Woodson athletes make their decisions final at commitment ceremony.

37 Cavs Sign With Colleges

Faith

Faith

Calendar

Calendar

Successful Baseball Season Comes to an End for Centreville

In well played region quarterfinals playoff affair, Madison bests Wildcats, 4-2.

Successful Baseball Season Comes to an End for Centreville

37 Cavs Sign With Colleges

Woodson athletes make their decisions final at commitment ceremony.

37 Cavs Sign With Colleges

Five questions with Mount Vernon senior midfielder Dannish Decardi-Nelson

Five questions with Mount Vernon senior midfielder Dannish Decardi-Nelson

T.C. Boys Soccer Falls to Chantilly in Regional Match

Boyle scores Titans' goal in playoff loss.

T.C. Boys Soccer Falls to Chantilly in Regional Match

Najar Shows Promise for United

Springfield resident Andy Najar, 17, is bright spot for D.C. United this season.

Najar Shows Promise for United

37 Cavs Sign With Colleges

Woodson athletes make their decisions final at commitment ceremony.

37 Cavs Sign With Colleges

Faith

Faith

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Majors’ Future Bright Despite Loss

Mount Vernon loses in OT during regional quarters.

Majors’ Future Bright Despite Loss

Alexandria Sports Briefs: T.C. Boys, Girls Compete at Regional Track Meet

Alexandria Sports Briefs: T.C. Boys, Girls Compete at Regional Track Meet

Five questions with Mount Vernon senior midfielder Dannish Decardi-Nelson

Five questions with Mount Vernon senior midfielder Dannish Decardi-Nelson

Yorktown’s Regional Hopes Washed Away

Patriots lose to Fairfax in a rain-shortened opening-round contest.

Yorktown’s Regional Hopes Washed Away

Five questions with T.C. Williams junior Jay Whitmire

Five questions with T.C. Williams junior Jay Whitmire

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs

Majors’ Future Bright Despite Loss

Mount Vernon loses in OT during regional quarters.

Majors’ Future Bright Despite Loss

Henderson Leaves MV for Edison

Former Majors girls basketball coach takes over Edison boys program

Henderson Leaves MV for Edison

Henderson Leaves MV for Edison

Former Majors girls basketball coach takes over Edison boys program

Henderson Leaves MV for Edison

W-L Falls to Lake Braddock in Regionals

Generals finish with 18 wins, first regional victory since 2004.

W-L Falls to Lake Braddock in Regionals

Successful Baseball Season Comes to an End for Centreville

In well played region quarterfinals playoff affair, Madison bests Wildcats, 4-2.

Successful Baseball Season Comes to an End for Centreville

37 Cavs Sign With Colleges

Woodson athletes make their decisions final at commitment ceremony.

37 Cavs Sign With Colleges

Najar Shows Promise for United

Springfield resident Andy Najar, 17, is bright spot for D.C. United this season.

Najar Shows Promise for United