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Wednesday, March 31

Randle El Fuels Up Robinson Students

Former Redskin speaks to middle school students about eating healthy.

Randle El Fuels Up Robinson Students

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Deep Pitching To Propel Cavs

Core of junior pitchers to usher in strong season.

Deep Pitching To Propel Cavs

Tuesday, March 30

Madison Boys’ Tennis Looks to be Strong Once Again

11th grader Sablik playing at No. 1 singles for the Warhawks.

Madison Boys’ Tennis Looks to be Strong Once Again

Madison Boys’ Tennis Looks to be Strong Once Again

11th grader Sablik playing at No. 1 singles for the Warhawks.

Madison Boys’ Tennis Looks to be Strong Once Again

Madison Boys' Tennis Looks To be Strong Once Again

11th grader Sablik playing at No. 1 singles for the Warhawks.

Madison Boys' Tennis Looks To be Strong Once Again

Thursday, March 25

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Injuries a Headache at Robinson

Rams battle to stay ‘match fit’ in face of multiple injuries to key players.

Injuries a Headache at Robinson

Wednesday, March 24

Arena’s Charming "Piazza"

Musical Charm In Crystal City.

Arena’s Charming "Piazza"

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Sign Up for Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon

Sign Up for Woodrow Wilson Bridge Half Marathon

Lots of Starters Back in Seahawks’ Baseball Line-up

South Lakes confident it can improve on 2009’s two-win season.

Lots of Starters Back in Seahawks’ Baseball Line-up

McKeag Leaves as T.C. Williams AD

Basketball eligibility issues said to be reason for end of tenure.

McKeag Leaves as T.C. Williams AD

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Ford Likes Potential of His Chantilly Baseball Team

Chargers set to compete in local spring break tournament this weekend.

Ford Likes Potential of His Chantilly Baseball Team

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Worth Noting

Worth Noting

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More Seasoned Herndon Soccer Team Ready to Contend

Coach Lee’s boys are talented and hungry to win this spring.

More Seasoned Herndon Soccer Team Ready to Contend

DC Design House Opens April 10

DC Design House Opens April 10

Centreville Girls Ready to Turn Lacrosse Fortunes Around

Wildcats, under new coach Brian Newell, defeat Fairfax in season opener.

Centreville Girls Ready to Turn Lacrosse Fortunes Around

Tuesday, March 23

Highlanders Hoping to Take That Next Step

McLean softball just missed making the state playoffs last year.

Highlanders Hoping to Take That Next Step

Five questions with Mount Vernon senior pitcher Mike Murdock

Five questions with Mount Vernon senior pitcher Mike Murdock

Breaking Down Walls in a ‘Man's Game’

Springfield resident Stevie Bridgwater-Brown's passion for football helps attain goal of coaching a team.

Breaking Down Walls in a ‘Man's Game’

West Potomac Girls Lacrosse Enters 2010 with Confidence

Wolverines look to build on last season’s winning record.

West Potomac Girls Lacrosse Enters 2010 with Confidence

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Generation Gap for Spartan Soccer

West Springfield girls' soccer team sports a young lineup for 2010 season.

Generation Gap for Spartan Soccer

SSSAS Pitcher Warren Falls Just Shy of No-Hitter

Saints open season with 9-2 victory over Bishop Ireton.

SSSAS Pitcher Warren Falls Just Shy of No-Hitter

Five questions with Yorktown senior midfielder Hope Barrazotto

Five questions with Yorktown senior midfielder Hope Barrazotto

Experience To Fuel Cavaliers

Woodson's baseball team looks to improve upon 2009's record by learning from past games.

Experience To Fuel Cavaliers

Five questions with St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes sophomore pitcher Joe Warren

Five questions with St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes sophomore pitcher Joe Warren

Washington-Lee Offense Seen as Strength in 2010

Generals look to bounce back from shutout loss to Oakton.

Washington-Lee Offense Seen as Strength in 2010

Arlington Sports Briefs

Arlington Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs: T.C. Baseball Wins

Alexandria Sports Briefs: T.C. Baseball Wins

Barrazotto, Patriots Flatten Competition

Yorktown girls lacrosse opens season with wins over West Potomac, McLean.

Barrazotto, Patriots Flatten Competition

West Potomac’s Cunningham Signs with JMU

All-Patriot District lineman to continue football career.

West Potomac’s Cunningham Signs with JMU

Mount Vernon Baseball Briefs

Mount Vernon Baseball Briefs

Faith

Faith

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Faith

Faith

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Bomberger Shines But Titans Fall to Edison

T.C. Williams boys lacrosse off to 1-2 start.

Bomberger Shines But Titans Fall to Edison

Defending State Champion Saxons Open New Season

Langley boys defeat Madison in lacrosse opener.

Defending State Champion Saxons Open New Season

Oakton Baseball Wins Season Opener

Willis grand slam paces Cougars' offense in victory over Generals.

Oakton Baseball Wins Season Opener

Wednesday, March 17

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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Signature Theatre Celebrates Sondheim’s 80th Birthday

Signature Theatre Celebrates Sondheim’s 80th Birthday

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Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

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Winners of The Watch Awards

10th Annual Washington Area Theatre Community Honors

Winners of The Watch Awards

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Huge Cast Fills Lee’s Stage

Some 22 Actors Perform 1920’s "The Front Page."

Huge Cast Fills Lee’s Stage

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Tuesday, March 16

Wakefield Enters 2010 Season Light on Experience

Warriors’ pitching rotation composed of three sophomores.

Wakefield Enters 2010 Season Light on Experience

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Three Added to Local Hall of Fame

Fairfax County Football Hall of Fame inducts Jason Witten, Nick Hilgert and Richard Herman during ceremony.

Three Added to Local Hall of Fame

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College Recruits Senft, Pulos To Power Lancers

Ferrum-bound recruits Andrew Senft, Damian Pulos set to lead Lee lacrosse team.

College Recruits Senft, Pulos To Power Lancers

Faith

Faith

Spartans Downed in State Semis

West Springfield suffers loss to Lake Taylor in state semifinal matchup.

Spartans Downed in State Semis

Rookie TC Coach Wants Fresh Start

Girls lacrosse program trying to move past problem-plagued 2009 season.

Rookie TC Coach Wants Fresh Start

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A Mountaineer's Story

Robinson's Mickey Bennett successfully chases his dream of wrestling for West Virginia University.

A Mountaineer's Story

Senior Trio To Play Key Roles for Majors

Senior Trio To Play Key Roles for Majors

Five questions with West Potomac senior Martez Redfearn

Five questions with West Potomac senior Martez Redfearn

Alexandria Sports Briefs: T.C. Boys Win Lacrosse Opener

Alexandria Sports Briefs: T.C. Boys Win Lacrosse Opener

Five questions with T.C. Williams junior Anjuli DeWakar

Five questions with T.C. Williams junior Anjuli DeWakar

Five Questions with Yorktown Senior Libby Kane

Five Questions with Yorktown Senior Libby Kane

Structure Comes Back To South County

New head lacrosse coach Brian Cabacar looks to reverse losing trend for Stallions.

Structure Comes Back To South County

Rollins, Lady Rebels Ready For Liberty District

Fairfax softball team ready to start first season in a new district.

Rollins, Lady Rebels Ready For Liberty District

Faith

Faith

Health Notes

Health Notes

Despite Change, Yorktown Searching for Similar Success

Senior left-hander Johnson leads Patriot pitching staff.

Despite Change, Yorktown Searching for Similar Success

Monday, March 15

Spelling Bee Champion

Abby Jackson wins at Great Falls Elementary.

Spelling Bee Champion

Thursday, March 11

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Wednesday, March 10

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Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Connection

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Connection

Peeler Writes Inspirational Story

Peeler Writes Inspirational Story

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

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Pottery Artists Make Soup Bowls to Help Fight Hunger

Pottery Artists Make Soup Bowls to Help Fight Hunger

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Fine Arts

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Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Connection

Fairfax Station, Laurel Hill & Springfield Connection

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Mt. Vernon Unitarian Book Sale

Mt. Vernon Unitarian Book Sale

Alexandria Historical Society Calls for 2010 History Award Nominees

Alexandria Historical Society Calls for 2010 History Award Nominees

Tuesday, March 9

Breakthrough Victory for Chantilly Basketball

Chargers' first-ever state playoff win advances them to state semis.

Breakthrough Victory for Chantilly Basketball

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Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Size, Straight Forward Offense Characterize Bruins

Lake Braddock lacrosse prepares for home opener against Robinson to start lax season.

Size, Straight Forward Offense Characterize Bruins

YHS Looks for Continued Success under New Coach

Bodnar enters sixth year with program, first with Patriot varsity.

YHS Looks for Continued Success under New Coach

Arlington Sports Brief: O’Connell Boys Win VIS Title

Arlington Sports Brief: O’Connell Boys Win VIS Title

Arlington Sports Brief: O’Connell Boys Win VIS Title

Arlington Sports Brief: O’Connell Boys Win VIS Title

Five Questions with T.C. Williams Senior Outfielder/Pitcher Matt Kilby

Five Questions with T.C. Williams Senior Outfielder/Pitcher Matt Kilby

T.C.’s Simpson, Seniors Ready for 2010 Season

Titans baseball team looks to continue building after first regional playoff win since 1998.

T.C.’s Simpson, Seniors Ready for 2010 Season

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Girls on the Run in Richmond

Girls on the Run in Richmond

Gala Evening for Symphony

Hundreds turn out for Valentine Pops Gala delayed by snow.

Gala Evening for Symphony

Five questions with Mount Vernon guard Tracy King

Five questions with Mount Vernon guard Tracy King

Bruins, Region Honor Ailing Coach

Area lacrosse teams to honor lacrosse pioneer Dennis Stewart.

Bruins, Region Honor Ailing Coach

Langley Boys’ Outstanding Season Ends at State Playoffs

Saxons’ basketball squad won another district crown and reached region finals this winter.

Langley Boys’ Outstanding Season Ends at State Playoffs

Balancing Act of Life and Gymnastics

Jake Sowder battles cystic fibrosis while becoming one of the area's premier young gymnasts.

Balancing Act of Life and Gymnastics

Spartans Ready for Opening Day

Led by Charlie Morgan, Bobby Wahl, Spartans taking region title defense one game at a time.

Spartans Ready for Opening Day

For Haddock, Its Back Home Where He Belongs

Centreville's new football coach grew up in the area.

For Haddock, Its Back Home Where He Belongs

Herndon Ice Hockey Reaches League Finals

Title game loss to Woodbridge can’t tarnish local teams’ outstanding season.

Herndon Ice Hockey Reaches League Finals

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: Mount Vernon Coaches Reflect on Season

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: Mount Vernon Coaches Reflect on Season

Can This One Go To 11?

Robinson senior Kevin Castellow and the boys' tennis team are ready to extend their championship streak into a new decade.

Can This One Go To 11?

Andy Hill Named New South Lakes High Football Coach

Led Park View football to four playoff appearances in recent years.

Andy Hill Named New South Lakes High Football Coach

Monday, March 8

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Faith

Faith

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Faith

Faith

Wednesday, March 3

'Mahalia' Returns to MetroStage

'Mahalia' Returns to MetroStage

Cougars Spoil Spartans in Region Final

West Springfield loses 54-39 to Oakton in Northern Region final.

Cougars Spoil Spartans in Region Final

Theatre Companies Perform Plays Created in 24 Hours

Six Original Plays Written, Directed, Rehearsed and Performed in One Day

Theatre Companies Perform Plays Created in 24 Hours

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G-40: The Summit

G-40: The Summit

Major Antiques Show in Alexandria

Major Antiques Show in Alexandria

St. Patrick's Day Parade Is March 6

St. Patrick's Day Parade Is March 6

All That Jazz!

Big Band Sparks "Chicago"

All That Jazz!

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One Title Worth Pointing Out

Bruins edge Robinson by one point at Northern Region indoor track finals.

One Title Worth Pointing Out

Tuesday, March 2

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D-E-F-E-N-S-E Spells Another Region Title for Oakton Girls

Caroline Coyer and teammates are, once again, Northern Region basketball champions.

D-E-F-E-N-S-E Spells Another Region Title for Oakton Girls

Slow Start Hurts Westfield Girls in Concorde Finals

Romine scores 15 points in basketball title game loss to Oakton.

Slow Start Hurts Westfield Girls in Concorde Finals

Negri Plays Well in Defeat, Shows Promise for Future

First-teamer Rennert plays final game for Patriots

Negri Plays Well in Defeat, Shows Promise for Future

New School’s ‘Isabella’

New School’s ‘Isabella’

Saxons run at Region Crown Falls Just Short

But Langley boys give Chantilly all it can handle in title game.

Saxons run at Region Crown Falls Just Short

Chargers Headed to the State Boys’ Basketball Playoffs

Manning blocks 11 in Chantilly’s region semifinals win over Mount Vernon.

Chargers Headed to the State Boys’ Basketball Playoffs

Spring Sports Start Indoors, on Pavement

With snow covered fields just now revealing grass, local teams coped during tryouts last week.

Spring Sports Start Indoors, on Pavement

Five Questions with Yorktown Swimmer Kaitlin Wolla

Five Questions with Yorktown Swimmer Kaitlin Wolla

Faith

Faith

Arlington Sports Briefs: Yorktown Boys Fall Short at States

O’Connell’s Decker Wins 500 Free

Arlington Sports Briefs: Yorktown Boys Fall Short at States

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Once More, Langley Saxons are Headed to State Playoffs

Saxon center Kriz leads boys’ team past Yorktown in region semifinals.

Once More, Langley Saxons are Headed to State Playoffs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Alexandria Sports Briefs

Episcopal Withstands SSSA Rally in Thompson Tourney

Raucous crowd adds excitement to rivalry.

Episcopal Withstands SSSA Rally in Thompson Tourney

Wolverines Dedicate 2009-10 Season to ‘Coach Moe’

West Potomac wins Patriot championship while honoring former assistant coach

Wolverines Dedicate 2009-10 Season to ‘Coach Moe’

Ferguson’s Hot Hand Not Enough for Mount Vernon

Senior hits 5 3s but Majors lose to Chantilly in regional semifinals.

Ferguson’s Hot Hand Not Enough for Mount Vernon

Manning Up: Chargers Break Through to Capture Region Title

Behind junior center John Manning, Chantilly holds off determined Langley team.

Manning Up: Chargers Break Through to Capture Region Title

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Local Track Athletes Excel at States, Regionals

Seahawk boys capture region title; McLean’s Graham takes Second in high jump.

Local Track Athletes Excel at States, Regionals

Eagles, Goodwin Stymied in Semi-Finals

Edison loses 56-42 as West Springfield's defense stalls offense.

Eagles, Goodwin Stymied in Semi-Finals

Centreville’s Zouaimia Wins State Title in 3200 Running Event

Decision to focus on the two-mile race pays off for Virginia Tech-bound senior Wildcat.

Centreville’s Zouaimia Wins State Title in 3200 Running Event

Off Night for Cavs Shuts Down Season

Woodson loses in first round of region tournament to Stuart, 52-46.

Off Night for Cavs Shuts Down Season

Wolverines Dedicate 2009-10 Season to ‘Coach Moe’

West Potomac wins Patriot championship while honoring former assistant coach

Wolverines Dedicate 2009-10 Season to ‘Coach Moe’

Stallions Slip in Region Semis

Girls basketball team loses 50-31 to Oakton in region tournament.

Stallions Slip in Region Semis

Late Rally Lifts Madison Girls Past Seahawks in Liberty Finals

South Lakes gives top seed Warhawks all they can handle in district basketball championship game.

Late Rally Lifts Madison Girls Past Seahawks in Liberty Finals

Bulldogs Prevails at Region Wrestling Championships

Four Westfield wrestlers capture region crowns; Centreville's Seneca, Chantilly's Carlson reach finals.

Bulldogs Prevails at Region Wrestling Championships

Oakton Girls Earn Trip to States With Region Semifinals Victory Over Stallions

Cougars dominant in round of four playoff victory over South County.

Oakton Girls Earn Trip to States With Region Semifinals Victory Over Stallions

Wolverines Dedicate 2009-10 Season to ‘Coach Moe’

West Potomac wins Patriot championship while honoring former assistant coach

Wolverines Dedicate 2009-10 Season to ‘Coach Moe’

Saxons run at Region Crown Falls Just Short

But Langley boys give Chantilly all it can handle in title game.

Saxons run at Region Crown Falls Just Short

Health Notes

Health Notes