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Reston: Olivia Beckner Breaks South Lakes High Record in the 1,000 Meters Race

Track & Field

South Lakes High School had a successful showing at The Ocean Breeze Freedom Games indoor track meet Saturday, Jan. 7 in Staten Island, N.Y., which was highlighted by a record-setting performance by junior Olivia Beckner in the 1,000 meters.

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Hoping to Improve Local Bicycling

FABB shares information, solicits community input.

The Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling (FABB) is an all-volunteer group that advocates for more bike lanes, bike trails and neighborhood connections.

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Chantilly Wins Conference Opener Against Centreville

The Chantilly Chargers and Centreville Wildcats met up for each team’s Conference 5 opener on Jan. 9 in Chantilly.

Westfield Girls Outscore Potomac Falls, 60-41

The Westfield Lady Bulldogs faced Potomac Falls in their last non-conference game in Chantilly on Jan. 3.

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Reston: Weight Lifter Provides Tips To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Fitness: "It is impossible to out-train a bad diet.”

“People are motivated and may go too hard, too fast,” Toombs says. “It’s more about starting and building so you don’t burn out and plateau.” Crunch gives new members a body assessment and two complimentary sessions with a personal trainer to make the gym a little less intimidating.

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Eight Teams Compete in Bulldog Bash in Chantilly

The 15th annual Ourisman Chantilly Toyota 2016 Bulldog Bash was hosted by Westfield High School Dec. 27-29.

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Potomac's Holy Child Wins Bulldog Bash

The 15th annual Ourismann Chantilly (Va.) Toyota 2016 Bulldog Bash was hosted by Westfield High School Dec. 27-29.

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Lorton: Swim Teams Make Toys for Tots Splash

West Springfield High School varsity Swim & Dive teams

The South County and West Springfield High School varsity Swim & Dive teams donated gifts for the South Run RECenter Toys for Tots campaign prior to their meet against each other on Dec. 10.

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Chantilly's Westfield: State Champions — Again

Defense stalls Oscar Smith in double overtime

Before perennial powerhouses Westfield and Oscar Smith met for the Virginia 6A State Championship, many expected another close game.

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Chantilly Defeats South County

The Chantilly Chargers faced South County High School in a non-conference game on Dec. 7 in Chantilly.

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Chantilly's Westfield falls to Yorktown, Lake Braddock

The Westfield Bulldogs opened the season with losses to Lake Braddock and Yorktown.

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Chantilly Girls Win on Senior Night

The Chantilly Chargers girls basketball team defeated the West Potomac Wolverines 57-22 on Dec. 9.

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Herndon: SPIRIT Equestrian Program Gets a Christmas Miracle

Horseback Riding

“We received the notice to vacate the property exactly one week before Thanksgiving and they wanted us moved out by Dec. 31,” Dada said. “We really need a Christmas miracle to go through this transition and survive it.”

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McLean: Langley Crew Athletes Committed to Row in College

Both athletes signed their Letters of Intent in a ceremony at Langley High School on Nov. 10. Pierce was in the 2015 Virginia State Champion J8+, placing 10th at the Scholastic Rowing Association of America's National Championship Regatta.

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McLean: Addiction Is Not "Somewhere Else"

Former NBA player talks to McLean about countywide drug problem.

Herren believes parents “hover over [their] kids academically, apply pressure athletically and drop the ball socially and emotionally.” He urged parents to play an active role in making sure their kids don’t need substances on a Friday night.

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