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High-Powered Hayfield Football Beats Washington-Lee

After three losses against tough opponents, QB Isaac leads Hawks to win.

The Hayfield football team defeated Washington-Lee 49-20 on Friday night.

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Herndon’s H.K. Lee Recognized

Martial arts instructor receives award at ceremony.

Herndon’s H.K. Lee Academy of TaeKwonDo Grandmaster H. K. Lee received a special Presidential Commendation from the President of the Republic of Korea, Geun-Hye Park. Grandmaster Lee was the first distinguished recipient to receive the Korean President’s Commendation at the opening ceremony of The World TaeKwonDo Won in Muju, Republic of Korea on International TaeKwonDo Day, Sept. 4.

Family Runs the Race for Every Child

Noah Coffman, 14, ninth grader at Edison High School, with parents Lisa and Greg Coffman of Alexandria, participated in the second annual Race for Every Child to benefit Children's National Health System.

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ASC Huddles with High School Football Coaches

Ireton’s Smith named Athlete of the Month.

With the new school year under way, the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club kicked off the fall sports season Sept. 16 at the ASC High School Football Coaches Night.

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Miracle League Opens Fall Season

Brayden Kemp was all smiles as he stepped up to the plate at the Kelley Cares Miracle Field Friday night. Wearing the colors of his newly adopted hometown Washington Nationals, the 8-year-old was taking his first at-bat as a participant in the Miracle League of Alexandria.

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Parents Support Fired Coach

Background check yields three-year suspension from USA Swimming team meets.

Young swim team members and their parents staged a sit-in protest at the YMCA on Wednesday, Sept. 17, when they arrived for the first training session of the season to find their head coach had failed a police background check and been fired.

Week in Vienna

What's happening this week in Vienna.

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Twilight Rock ‘n’ Run at South County

South County's Band hosts fundraising 5K race.

The inaugural Twilight Rock ‘n’ Run drew a nice-sized crowd to South County High School on Sept. 13, a cool Saturday night. The 5K race was sponsored by the South County Band Boosters to raise money for the band and for Turf SoCo, an initiative to raise money for new football field turf.

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Alexandria’s Oldest Boxing Club on the Ropes

City seeks to recoup its recreation costs.

The fate of Alexandria’s oldest free boxing club hangs in the balance this week after the city hammered out a conciliatory deal to begin withdrawing its financial support. For the first time in its 30-year history the boxing club will no longer be completely free. Members over 18 and all non-Alexandria city residents will now have to pay. The club will also have to pay rent to the city.

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Search for Hannah Graham Continues

West Potomac Alumna, UVA second year student, last seen on Sept. 13

Hannah Graham, University of Virginia sophomore and alumna of West Potomac High School, has been missing since the early morning hours of Saturday, Sept. 13.

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‘Bring Hannah Home’

There will be a prayer vigil for Hannah Elizabeth Graham, Thursday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m. at Aldersgate UMC, 1301 Collingwood Road. All in the community are invited to participate.

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Mount Vernon Field Hockey Surpasses 2013 Win Total

Majors GK Moore makes 3 saves in shootout win over Marshall.

The Mount Vernon field hockey team improved to 6-1-2 with a win over Marshall on Monday.

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VCU Commit McNamara Leads Defending State Champ Westfield

Senior has 15 goals, 10 assists in nine games.

The Westfield field hockey team defeated West Springfield 7-0 on Tuesday.

Herndon High Band Thanks the Community

On Saturday, Sept. 6, 150 Herndon High School Band students fanned out across Herndon for their annual Tag Day event, their biggest fundraiser of the year. The students worked together in teams and braved the intense heat and humidity, dressed in full marching band uniforms, courageously knocking on door after door, cheerfully repeating the phrase “Hi, I’m from the Herndon Band” to all who would listen.

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Herndon Field Hockey Remains Undefeated

Senior captains Stone, Palacios provide 1-2 punch.

The Herndon field hockey team is 10-0.

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