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Drawn from the 15 weekly community newspapers published by Connection Newspapers.

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Max Scherzer Signs Baseball for Women’s Education Fundraiser

There is an opportunity to own a baseball signed by Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer with “2019 World Series Champs!” and at the same time support women’s and girl’s education.

Eva Shea to Lead Alexandria Sportsman’s Club

First female president in Sportsman’s Club history.

Eva Shea, a two-time All American and two-time All New England Lacrosse player, has been elected as the 2020-2021 president of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Awards $16k to Student Athletes

TC, Bishop Ireton among honorees.

The Alexandria Sportsman’s Club has awarded $16,000 in scholarships to eight high school student athletes for exemplary performance in athletics and academics.

Mount Vernon High School Hires Basketball Coach

Mount Vernon High School hired a new head boys basketball coach, Dennis Murphy.

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Uncertainties of the Fall 2020 High School Sports Season

Local student athletes weigh in.

As the fate of in-person classes for high schools in the fall remains unknown, another uncertainty – the fall high school sports season – is on many student athletes’ minds.

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All Decked Out and Ready to Open in Potomac

Memorial Day passed, June arrived, school is “out,” it is time to open the pools.

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Fairfax County Park Authority Makes Partial Reopening Play

After a surprise late Tuesday afternoon announcement from the Fairfax County Park Authority, maintenance operations crews were at work Wednesday morning, May 20, removing barriers from park parking lot entrances and returning them to storage sites.

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Golf Courses Get Opening Green Light in Fairfax County

Members happy to return to the greens.

When Fairfax County Park Authority announced its phased reopening would open golf courses on May 8, Laurel Hill Golf Club members Kelly Towns, of Burke, and Jim Poodiack, of Springfield, were among the first to get tee times. Towns enjoyed coming during work breaks before the club closure due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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In Arlington: Round and Round and Round and.......

Josh Babb runs marathon on his street for Columbia Baptist Church food pantry.

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Living Legends of 2020

Frank Fannon IV

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A Special Win for Michael Wardian

After running 262.5 miles over the course of two and a half days straight, without sleep, Wardian won the first-ever Quarantine Backyard Ultramarathon.

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Springfield Cab Driver Holds 5 Guinness World Records

Ujjwal Sharma Thakuri is sixth-degree black belt in American Marine GoJu-Ryu Karate.

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