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Robinson Football Improves to 3-0 with Win Over Rival Lake Braddock

Rams build 19-0 lead, hold on to beat 'contender.'

Lake Braddock improved to 3-0 with a 19-17 win over Lake Braddock on Friday.

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Laurel Hill Holds Member Championship Tournament

Laurel Hill Golf Course held it's 8th Annual Member Championship Tournament Sept. 6 and 7. This two-day golf challenge was attended by 20 Laurel Hill members who were divided into three levels of play based on individual handicaps.

W-L Girls’ XC Produces Best Finish at Monroe Parker

Generals place fourth with four girls in top 25.

The Washington-Lee girls’ cross country team continued its run of strong performances with a fourth-place finish at the Monroe Parker Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Burke Lake Park.

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TC’s Athleticism Leads to Victory over Dunbar ins Season Opener

Senior kicker Smith becomes first female to score for Titans.

The T.C. Williams football team opened the 2014 season with a win over Dunbar.

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Chantilly’s McGorty Wins Boys’ Race at Monroe Parker

Chantilly senior Hawvermale places second in girls’ race.

The Chantilly cross country teams had strong individual performances at the Monroe Parker Invitational.

Lake Braddock XC Delivers Strong Showing at Monroe Parker Invite

Motivated boys’ team seeks state title after finishing 2nd in 2013.

Lake Braddock boys' XC placed first at the M

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Gaelic Football Comes to Fairfax

The sport combines elements of soccer, rugby, basketball, volleyball and American football.

“What sport are they playing? It’s not soccer,” said a park visitor, watching people use their hands to throw and bounce a soccer ball on an open field, on Sunday, Sept. 7 at Providence Park in Fairfax.

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Wootton Field Hockey Destroying Early-Season Competition

Patriots have high hopes for 2014 campaign.

The Wootton field hockey is off to a 2-0 start.

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Langley Volleyball Coach Shifflett Reaches 300 Wins

Andrejev’s 17 kills lead Saxons over South Lakes.

The Langley volleyball team defeated South Lakes on Monday night, giving head coach Susan Shifflett her 300th career victory.

Harris: A Two-Way Threat for Washington-Lee

Q&A: RB/DB plans to play football in college.

Senior running back/defensive back Daquay Harris enters his third year as a member of the Washington-Lee varsity football team. As a sophomore, Harris received second-team All-National District honors as a cornerback.

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Deadly Potomac

Drownings near Great falls Park are visitors, say experts.

Every year, a handful of people fall victim to the surging, powerful waters of the Potomac Gorge. According to experts, most accidents on the white waters near Great Falls Park are from visitors rather than experts kayaking or rafting the rapids.

Bishop Ireton’s Sofield to Play Lacrosse at North Carolina

Q&A: Cardinal co-captain named 2014 WCAC Player of the Year.

Charlotte Sofield led the Bishop Ireton girls' lacrosse team to the 2014 WCAC championship and the VISAA state title.

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South Lakes’ Greatorex Eyeing Chance to Play College Lax

Q&A: Senior earned all-district/conference in field hockey, lax.

Megan Greatorex is a two-sport athlete at South Lakes High School.

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Marshall Senior Blackstone Commits to Cornell University

Q&A: Catcher named 2014 VHSCA 5A state baseball Player of the Year

Marshall catcher Mitch Blackstone plans to play Division I baseball.

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Lake Braddock’s Edwards Makes First Start at QB

Bruins defeat West Potomac in season opener.

Lake Braddock defeated West Potomac 30-6 on Friday.

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