The West Potomac football team defeated Lee 54-12 on Oct. 15, improving its record to 5-2, 4-0 in the Patriot District. The Wolverines are tied atop the district standings with Lake Braddock, last season’s AAA Division 6 state runner up.
West Potomac has scored 104 points in its last two games and have reached the 50-point mark three times. The Wolverines defense has held three of four district opponents to 15 points or fewer.
Next up for West Potomac is a home game against T.C. Williams at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 22. The following week, the Wolverines will host Lake Braddock.
The Mount Vernon High School 5K Turkey Trot and Wellness Walk will take place on Nov. 13 rain or shine. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and the race starts at 8:30 a.m. General registration fee is $35. Teachers or students with a valid ID card can participate for $25. The race begins at the Rock entrance of MVHS. The race benefits the MVHS Cares Emergency Fun, to help provide education-related assistance and incentives for MVHS students.
<b>Running Club On Sundays</b>
The Mount Vernon Milers running club meets at 8 a.m. on Sundays. The group usually meets along the Potomac River, but the exact location is listed in an e-mail sent every Wednesday for the coming week. Distances vary but runners can expect between four and eight miles.
To join the Mount Vernon Milers, send Lee Britton an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to be put on the e-mail list.
<b>Fort Hunt Basketball Registration</b>
Registration is open for the Fort Hunt Youth Athletic Association winter basketball season. Those interested may register at www.fhyaa.org. The league is for boys and girls ages 6-18. All players must be properly registered and have paid to play.
Registration fee is $75 with a $15 discount for a second basketball player in the family and a $20 discount for a third player. There is a $5.50 Fairfax County field use fee per registrant. A $40 late fee will be assessed to anyone registering after Nov. 1 (except high school age).
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