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Twilight Rock ‘n’ Run at South County

South County Band’s 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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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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