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Samantha Bird Wins Gold in Ulman Cancer Fund Triathlon

Iron Girl all-female race took place in Ellicott City, Md.

Finishing more than 10 seconds ahead of her closest competitor, Burke resident Samantha Bird was the overall champion at the Iron Girl all-female sprint triathlon held in Ellicott City, Md. on Aug. 17.

Kamara Carries Edison to Victory in Season Opener

Junior running back torches Mount Vernon for career-high 166 yards, two touchdowns.

Edison defeated Mount Vernon 26-6 on Thursday night.

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Local Player on World Stage

South County senior plays in World Cup Quarterfinal with U.S. Women’s U-20 Soccer.

Kaleigh Riehl has been “playing up” her whole life. When the lifelong Fairfax Station resident first joined the Braddock Road Youth Club (BRYC) soccer team at age 7, she played with 8-year-olds and had to wait until she reached that age to compete. “

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Oakton Field Hockey Bounces Back

Cougars overcome early deficit to beat Osbourn Park.

Oakton will face Madison on Sept. 3.

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South Lakes Field Hockey Splits a Pair on UTL First Day

Seahawks lose to Robinson, beat Stuart.

South Lakes faces rival Herndon on Sept. 3.

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Centreville Field Hockey Falls to Robinson

Centreville will face Annandale on Aug. 29.

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Mount Vernon Field Hockey Looking for Improvement in 2014

Majors finish runner-up in Pool C at UTL tournament.

The Majors finished 2-0-2 at the UTL tournament at Lee High School, Aug. 25-26.

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T.C. Williams Field Hockey Wins Pool C Championship at UTL Tourney

Titans finish 3-0-1, outscore opponents 10-0.

T.C. Williams will face Falls Church on Aug. 29

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West Springfield Field Hockey Posts Winning Record at UTL

Spartans finish 2-1-1.

West Springfield will travel to face Herndon on Aug. 29.

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Lee Field Hockey Finishes Runner-Up in Pool A at UTL Tournament

Lancers finish 3-1, outscore opponents 17-2.

Lee surpassed its goal total from the entire 2013 season during the two-day Under the Lights tournament on Monday, Tuesday.

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Robinson Field Hockey Wins Pool B at UTL Tournament

Rams finish 4-0 at two-day event.

Robinson field hockey is off to a 4-0 start.

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Blair Looks to Instill Winning Culture at McLean

Highlanders trying for first playoff berth since 2011.

The McLean football team will open the 2014 season at Washington-Lee on Sept. 5.

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Woodson Football Trying to Get ‘Back on the Map’

New head coach Dougherty brings up-tempo spread offense.

Woodson football opens the 2014 season on Aug. 29 at Oakton.

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Wakefield Field Hockey Receives Confidence Boost

Warriors beat Woodbridge on first day of Under the Lights tournament.

The Wakefield field hockey team split its four games at the Under the Lights tournament.

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A Successful Season for the Tritons

The Laurel Hill Tritons capped off another successful season by winning their 4th NVSL Division Championship in nine years with a record of 4-1 and securing a three way tie for first place.

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