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


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Fort Hunt Softball Celebrates Opening Day

Fort Hunt Softball held its Opening Day Celebration on Sunday, April 6, at the Walt Whitman softball complex. Approximately 500 people including players, family members and volunteers from the softball community attended. The party started off with a picnic, games and dancing.

Bishop Ireton Girls’ Lax Eyes WCAC, State Titles

Cardinals have improved each year under Coach Sofield.

The Bishop Ireton girls' lacrosse team is 10-2.

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South County Boys’ Lax Beats State Champion Chantilly

Stallions have sights set on competing for state title.

South County handed Chantilly its first loss since May of 2013.

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Herndon Softball Edges Marshall in Eight Innings

Herndon catcher Martire delivers two clutch doubles in victory.

The Herndon softball team made the most of its four hits against Marshall on Monday.

Whitman’s Berson Tosses 3-Hit Shutout Against WJ

Vikings split with B-CC, WJ at Battle of Bethesda.

The Whitman baseball team improved to 7-4 with a win over Walter Johnson on April 14.

Herbert's Blast Lifts W-L Baseball Past Yorktown

Generals manage just two hits off Yorktown's Fineman.

Washington-Lee improved to 5-1 with Friday's victory.

Annual Alexandria Invitational Cheerleading Competition

Quinn Davis, 6 years old, with family friend Jennifer Catton at the annual Alexandria Invitational Cheerleading Competition on Saturday, April 5. A member of the Mount Vernon Tigers, Youth Level 2, she finished first place.

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Youth Hockey Team Earns Bronze

The Northern Virginia Hockey Club’s U16 AA team, based out of the Mt. Vernon Rec Center, captured the Bronze medal at the 2014 USA Hockey National Championships which were held April 2-6 in Ashburn, making history for the local club. This U16 team, coached by Bill Butler and Doug Scott, is the first NVHC team to ever qualify for and compete in the USA Hockey National Championships.

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SSSA Girls’ Lacrosse Trounces Rival Episcopal

Saints undefeated despite graduation of multiple All-Americans.

The St. Stephen's & St. Agnes girls' lacrosse team improved to 14-0 with a 17-3 win over Episcopal.

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Rebuilding Robinson Shows Resiliency in Loss to Yorktown

Rams overcome 3-0 deficit to tie Patriots before falling to 0-6-1.

The Robinson boys' soccer team lost to Yorktown 4-3 on April 7.

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McLean, South Lakes Girls' Soccer Teams Pleased with Season Outlook

Highlanders looking for sustained success, Seahawks looking to turn corner.

The McLean and South Lakes girls' soccer team played to a scoreless tie on April 4.

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Yorktown Boys’ Soccer Overcomes Letdown to Improve to 5-1

Patriots follow victory over Oakton by beating Robinson.

The Yorktown boys' soccer team lost a 3-0 lead against Robinson but did not lose the game.

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Madison Beats Oakton in All-Vienna Softball Matchup

Warhawks score nine first-inning runs.

The Madison softball team is 6-0 to start the season.

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Maye Leads Herndon Boys’ Soccer to Victory

Hornets start 2-0 under new coach Tolaba.

The Herndon boys' soccer team faces defending region champion Oakton tonight.

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Team Celebrates Undefeated Season

The SouthWestern Youth Association (SYA) Wildcats 5th Grade Division 1 Boys Basketball Team concluded an undefeated 17-0 season. The Wildcats under the leadership of Coach Jon Heslep, and Assistant Coach Dave Thomas, earned the D1 Championship. The Wildcats finished out the 14 game regular season to advance to the playoffs where they defeated CYA (58-15) and Gainesville (54-33), before finishing perfect in the championship game on March 8 over McLean by a score of 57-48.