Stories for October 2010

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Thursday, October 28

Bulletin Board

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Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Wednesday, October 27

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Entertainment

Entertainment

Alexandria Film Festival Opens Nov. 4

Free Opening Night Reception at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Old Town

Alexandria Film Festival Opens Nov. 4

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Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Torpedo Factory Celebrates FotoWeek DC

Torpedo Factory Celebrates FotoWeek DC

Entertainment

Entertainment

Tuesday, October 26

Sports Briefs: Episcopal Football Wins

Sports Briefs: Episcopal Football Wins

Bailey Twins Lead Stout Yorktown Defense

Patriots with chance to clinch district title against Mount Vernon.

Bailey Twins Lead Stout Yorktown Defense

Underdog Edison Finishes District Runner-Up

Fifth-seed Eagles edged by Mount Vernon

Underdog Edison Finishes District Runner-Up

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: MV Football To Face First-Place Yorktown

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: MV Football To Face First-Place Yorktown

Been There, Done That

Mount Vernon’s second consecutive National District title less of a surprise.

Been There, Done That

West Potomac Beats TC, Awaits Lake Braddock

Wolverines will host Bruins in battle for first place in Patriot District.

West Potomac Beats TC, Awaits Lake Braddock

One More Time

Robinson seniors play final home match, beat Centreville

One More Time

Five Questions With T.C. Williams Sophomore Quarterback Alec Grosser

Five Questions With T.C. Williams Sophomore Quarterback Alec Grosser

TC To Host First Night Game in School History

Titans need two wins for chance to make playoffs.

TC To Host First Night Game in School History

Five Questions With Yorktown Junior Quarterback Jordan Smith

Five Questions With Yorktown Junior Quarterback Jordan Smith

Week in Sports

Week in Sports

Sports Briefs: W-L’s Taylor Has Big Night

Sports Briefs: W-L’s Taylor Has Big Night

Thursday, October 21

Sully Bowl More Than Lives Up to the Hype

In perhaps the region’s best game of the season, Centreville slips past Chargers, 27-26.

Sully Bowl More Than Lives Up to the Hype

Burke, Fasirfax Areat High School Football Wrap-up

Bruins hold off Stallions; Rebels victorious while Lancers fall to Wolverines.

Burke, Fasirfax Areat High School Football Wrap-up

Third Place Finish for Chantilly at State Golf Tourney

Chargers’ Park earns third place individual medal; Chantilly’s Bae is top girls’ finisher.

Third Place Finish for Chantilly at State Golf Tourney

It’s Playoff Time for Burke-Area Field Hockey Teams

District tournaments taking place this week; regionals set for next week.

It’s Playoff Time for Burke-Area Field Hockey Teams

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Wednesday, October 20

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Theater

Theater

Entertainment

Entertainment

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Theater

Calendar

Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Health Notes

Health Notes

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Tuesday, October 19

Antwi Leads Stallions Against Opponents’ Best Shot

South County volleyball team ranked No. 2 in Northern Region

Antwi Leads Stallions Against Opponents’ Best Shot

Chantilly Garners Region Golf Crown

Park leads the way for Chargers.

Chantilly Garners Region Golf Crown

Saxons' Golf Team Earn Fourth Place Team Finish at States

Walsh leads Langley squad

Saxons' Golf Team Earn Fourth Place Team Finish at States

Five Questions With West Potomac Junior Running Back Brandon Johnson

Five Questions With West Potomac Junior Running Back Brandon Johnson

Sports Briefs: TC Football Team Wins Third Straight

Sports Briefs: TC Football Team Wins Third Straight

Patient Episcopal Beats Defensive-Minded SSSAS

Maroon remains undefeated with pair of second-half goals.

Patient Episcopal Beats Defensive-Minded SSSAS

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: West Potomac 4-0 In Patriot District

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: West Potomac 4-0 In Patriot District

Five Questions With W-L Junior Quarterback Rigo Salguero

Five Questions With W-L Junior Quarterback Rigo Salguero

Madison Field Hockey – Hoping to Peak in the Playoffs

Warhawks looking to turn around late-game struggles.

Madison Field Hockey – Hoping to Peak in the Playoffs

Mensah Leads Majors to Confidence-Building Victory

Junior rushes for 202 yards in 37-20 win over Washington-Lee.

Mensah Leads Majors to Confidence-Building Victory

Doin’ Work

Senior-laden Hayfield, on the verge of being swept, comes back to beat Yorktown

Doin’ Work

Young Highlanders Excelling in Cross Country

McLean boys, girls excited for upcoming Liberty District Championships.

Young Highlanders Excelling in Cross Country

Herndon Football Badly in Need of a Win

Hornets hoping to shine on Homecoming afternoon versus Loudoun Valley.

Herndon Football Badly in Need of a Win

Patriots Can’t Finish Hawks in Title Rematch

Yorktown on verge of sweep loses final three sets to Hayfield

Patriots Can’t Finish Hawks in Title Rematch

Cross Country Season Continues at Glory Days Meet

Strong outings turned in by runners from Westfield, Chantilly, and Centreville.

Cross Country Season Continues at Glory Days Meet

Langley Football Turning Heads With Its Winning Ways

Saxons are riding a five-game win streak into Ashburn this week.

Langley Football Turning Heads With Its Winning Ways

W-L’s Effort Not Enough

Generals fight but can’t overcome 24-point deficit.

W-L’s Effort Not Enough

Strong Start Not Enough for Bruins

Lake Braddock loses to South County

Strong Start Not Enough for Bruins

Sports Brief: Yorktown Football Gets Another Shutout

Sports Brief: Yorktown Football Gets Another Shutout

Monday, October 18

Spears Grabs District Trophy

Lee freshman finds success on golf course.

Spears Grabs District Trophy

Wednesday, October 13

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Classified Advertising

Classified Advertising

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Entertainment

Entertainment

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Fine Arts

Fine Arts

Tuesday, October 12

Grosser-to-Sitton Leads TC Over Annandale

Titans passing game comes alive against Atoms

Grosser-to-Sitton Leads TC Over Annandale

Sports Briefs: Bishop Ireton Boys, Episcopal Girls Win City X-Country Meet

Sports Briefs: Bishop Ireton Boys, Episcopal Girls Win City X-Country Meet

Sports Briefs: Yorktown in Sole Possession of First Place

Sports Briefs: Yorktown in Sole Possession of First Place

Johnson’s Big Night Carries West Potomac

Junior rushes for 236 yards, four touchdowns for first-place Wolverines

Johnson’s Big Night Carries West Potomac

Mountain, Yorktown Shutting Down Opponents

Patriots have allowed one goal in five district contests.

Mountain, Yorktown Shutting Down Opponents

Woodson’s Mackay Shows Promise in Defeat

Sophomore passes for 382 yards, three touchdowns in loss to West Potomac

Woodson’s Mackay Shows Promise in Defeat

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: MV Field Hockey Loses to Yorktown

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: MV Field Hockey Loses to Yorktown

Five Questions With Yorktown Junior Goalkeeper Kate Mountain

Five Questions With Yorktown Junior Goalkeeper Kate Mountain

Five Questions With Mount Vernon Junior Forward Allie Schray

Five Questions With Mount Vernon Junior Forward Allie Schray

Five Questions With Lake Braddock Junior Middle Blocker Catherine Jamshidi

Five Questions With Lake Braddock Junior Middle Blocker Catherine Jamshidi

Monday, October 11

Bulletin Board, Oct. 13-22, 2010

Bulletin Board, Oct. 13-22, 2010

Entertainment

Entertainment

Friday, October 8

South County Field Hockey Enjoying Win Streak

Stallions being led by senior threesome.

South County Field Hockey Enjoying Win Streak

Lancers Positive Despite 1-4 Start

Lee football set to host Lake Braddock this Friday night.

Lancers Positive Despite 1-4 Start

Thursday, October 7

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Great Falls Studio Tour

2010 Studios Tour at a Glance

Great Falls Studio Tour

Wednesday, October 6

Fall Fun: Prepare To Get Spooked

Spooky Movie Festival returns to Cinema Arts Theatre for the fifth frightening fall.

Fall Fun: Prepare To Get Spooked

Fall Fun: Go Outdoors

Many athletic activities allow residents to take in the scenery.

Fall Fun: Go Outdoors

Fun Things to Do

Fun Things to Do

'The Goddess Diaries' at GMU

Performance highlights the personal stories of eight women.

'The Goddess Diaries' at GMU

Calendar

Calendar

Fall Fun: Come On Down to Clifton

Clifton’s 44th annual festival is Sunday, Oct. 10.

Fall Fun: Come On Down to Clifton

Fall Fun: Putting the ‘Oom-pah’ in Oktoberfest

German band is an authentic wind band that plays alpine village music.

Fall Fun: Putting the ‘Oom-pah’ in Oktoberfest

Fall Fun: Local shop welcomes fall season in European style.

Find Oktoberfest Supplies at The Swiss Bakery.

Fall Fun: Local shop welcomes fall season in European style.

Children Delight in Pumpkin Playground

Burke Nursery runs Halloween-theme park throughout October.

Children Delight in Pumpkin Playground

Fall Fun and Entertainment

Fall Fun and Entertainment

Theater

Theater

Fun Things to Do

Fun Things to Do

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Bulletin Board

Bulletin Board

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Burke & Fairfax Calendar

Fall Fun: Autumn Is for Artists

Workhouse Arts Centers offers cultural exhibits throughout the fall season.

Fall Fun: Autumn Is for Artists

Flea Markets, Fall Festivals and Church Bazaars

Flea Markets, Fall Festivals and Church Bazaars

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton & Springfield Calendar

Fall Fun: Fall Into Hawaiian Culture

Hawaiian Hula Festival features music, dance, workshops and luau.

Fall Fun: Fall Into Hawaiian Culture

Fall Fun: Haunting Comes to End

After 10 years, final curtain will fall on the Haunted Parables.

Fall Fun: Haunting Comes to End

Woodson Launches Campaign For Turf Fields

High school wants to put artificial surface on two fields.

Woodson Launches Campaign For Turf Fields

Fall Fun: Ghost Trains Spotted

Burke Lake Park is hosting the 30th annual ‘Ghost Train’ event during the last two weeks in October.

Fall Fun: Ghost Trains Spotted

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Tuesday, October 5

Players Not Alone in Experiencing Emotion of a Rivalry

Fans get pumped up for rivalry football games.

Players Not Alone in Experiencing Emotion of a Rivalry

Sports Briefs: T.C. 'Friday Night Lights' Game Set for Oct. 29

Sports Briefs: T.C. 'Friday Night Lights' Game Set for Oct. 29

Downie’s Off-Balance Goal Lifts Yorktown

W-L controls game only to lose in overtime.

Downie’s Off-Balance Goal Lifts Yorktown

Improved Bruins Feel Like a Contender

Lake Braddock volleyball team is ranked No. 10 in the region.

Improved Bruins Feel Like a Contender

Five Questions With T.C. Williams Senior Linebacker Deontre Sanders

Five Questions With T.C. Williams Senior Linebacker Deontre Sanders

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: West Potomac 2-0 in District

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: West Potomac 2-0 in District

Summers, Titans’ Ground Game Thrive

TC rushes for 263 yards in win over West Springfield.

Summers, Titans’ Ground Game Thrive

Wolverines Have Height, Battling Inexperience

West Potomac volleyball team succumbs to Lake Braddock

Wolverines Have Height, Battling Inexperience

Two Football Teams on the Rise

In mid-season meeting of unbeatens, McLean holds off Seahawks.

Two Football Teams on the Rise

Sports Briefs: Yorktown Football Beats Falls Church

Sports Briefs: Yorktown Football Beats Falls Church

Velasquez, Petrocci Lift Robinson over Lake Braddock

Running back’s toughness, cornerback’s savvy play too much for Bruins.

Velasquez, Petrocci Lift Robinson over Lake Braddock

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: West Potomac 2-0 in District

Mount Vernon Sports Briefs: West Potomac 2-0 in District

Dunn Shines in West Springfield Loss

Dunn Shines in West Springfield Loss

Oakton Football Wins Big at Edison

Next up for unbeaten Cougars is tough Westfield team.

Oakton Football Wins Big at Edison

Friday, October 1

Winning Ways Continue for Fairfax Field Hockey

Rebels to host Langley on Thursday in rematch of ’09 district finals.

Winning Ways Continue for Fairfax Field Hockey

Westfield Girls Triumphant at Oatlands

Centreville girls finish third; Chantilly sophomores lead Charger boys.

Westfield Girls Triumphant at Oatlands

Westfield Field Hockey off to 9-0 Start

Veteran head coach Starr Karl is back in the high school game.

Westfield Field Hockey off to 9-0 Start

Party Spoilers - Saxons Outlast Rebels, 28-21

Langley’s aerial game puts damper on Fairfax festivities.

Party Spoilers - Saxons Outlast Rebels, 28-21

Rams Put Halt to Volleyball Losing Streak

Robinson bests a talented Fairfax Rebels’ squad.

Rams Put Halt to Volleyball Losing Streak

No Easy Task in Defeating Marshall Field Hockey

Statesmen have already accumulated seven shutout wins.

No Easy Task in Defeating Marshall Field Hockey

Lee Field Hockey Enjoying success at Season’s Midway Point

OT setback to Spartans is Lancers’ first of the season.

Lee Field Hockey Enjoying success at Season’s Midway Point

A Cavalier Comeback – Woodson 27, Lee 20

Late TD catch by Dash puts Cavaliers back into the win column.

A Cavalier Comeback – Woodson 27, Lee 20

Bruins Keep Winning in Football

South County can’t hold off unbeaten Centreville.

Bruins Keep Winning in Football

McLean Field Hockey Team Shocks Saints

Vanni’s Highlanders are playing solid across the board.

McLean Field Hockey Team Shocks Saints

High School Football Wrap-up

Bruins edge Westfield, 12-7

High School Football Wrap-up

Chargers, Wildcats Remain Unbeaten in Football

Chantilly, Centreville set to hit the road this Friday night.

Chargers, Wildcats Remain Unbeaten in Football

Strong Showing for Madison Runners at Oatlands Meet

Anna Stone, Christina Galiano earn medals at showcase meet.

Strong Showing for Madison Runners at Oatlands Meet

Lady Saxons Shine at Oatlands Invitational

Courteney West leads Langley team to sixth place finish.

Lady Saxons Shine at Oatlands Invitational

Saxons Back on Winning Track in Volleyball

After slow start, Langley has won three of last four.

Saxons Back on Winning Track in Volleyball

`Hype Squad’ Shows up in Full Force

South Lakes football team feeling the support and good vibes of student fan base.

`Hype Squad’ Shows up in Full Force

Big Day for Lee Frontrunners at Oatlands

Lancer runners Kolonich, Yacob earn medals.

Big Day for Lee Frontrunners at Oatlands

A Football Contest for the Ages

Fairfax gives its best in 75th anniversary tribute game.

A Football Contest for the Ages

Highlanders Rally Past Madison in Football

Rosenbaum’s late field goal proves the difference.

Highlanders Rally Past Madison in Football

Seahawks Start Slow, End Fast in Football Win

Coach Andy Hill’s team improves to 4-0; unbeaten McLean is next.

Seahawks Start Slow, End Fast in Football Win