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Arlington Brief: Capitals Beard-A-Thon Raises More Than $33,700

Capitals fans raised more than $33,700 for the American Special Hockey Association (ASHA) by participating in the team’s Beard-A-Thon initiative during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.

World Police and Fire Games Coming to Fairfax County

The World Police and Fire Games are coming to Fairfax County June 26-July 5.

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Potomac: Spring Horse Trials

Spring horse trials were Saturday, June 13, at Bittersweet Field in Poolesville.

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Great Falls: Langley Boys’ Soccer Wins First State Championship

Saxons head coach Amato earns 100th win at Langley.

The Langley boys' soccer team defeated Madison 2-0 in the state final.

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Burke: Robinson Girls’ Lacrosse Wins First VHSL State Title

Rams defeat Oakton in state final, finish with 21-1 record.

The Robinson girls' lacrosse team beat Oakton 16-12 to win the 6A state championship on June 13.

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Potomac: KEEN Celebrates 23 Years with Sports Festival

Benefitting athletes and volunteers.

Kids Enjoying Exercise Now (KEEN) holds a special place in the hearts of many young adults with disabilities, their volunteer coaches, family members and supporters. On Sunday, June 7, KEEN participants from Maryland, D.C. and Virginia made it around the bases, jumped for volleyballs, cheered as their teammates made it through the obstacle course and played on the playground at the KEEN Sports Festival at Avenel Park.

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Potomac: Luncheon To Benefit First Tee

Program teaches golf and life skills.

Golf fans may one day see the name Brittany Campbell of Silver Spring on the Ladies Professional Golf Association tour. The 13-year-old middle-school student shot the longest drive of all the female golfers in her competition last year. Golf has become her passion since she started in The First Tee program with free lessons at Sligo Creek Golf Course four years ago. “I’m trying to get into college on a scholarship,” she said. “But I still play to have fun … that’s my goal.”

A Record Year for Great Falls Lacrosse

Six teams compete in championship games.

Six teams from Great Falls Lacrosse advanced to the Northern Virginia Youth Lacrosse League Championship games this past weekend, five winning their division championships.

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Burke: Injured Moore Helps Robinson Boys' Lacrosse Win State Title

Rams beat Chantilly in double overtime to repeat as 6A state champion.

The Robinson boys' lacrosse team defeated Chantilly 10-9 in double overtime to win the 6A state title.

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Mount Vernon: At the Game

Tiger Cubs from Pack 1503 celebrate with the Mount Vernon High School Varsity soccer team.

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Mount Vernon: ‘Spandex in the Narthex’ Raises $30,000

Aldersgate event support Micheli family.

Spandex in the Narthex, a fundraising event held May 31, gave church and community members a way to show their support for Aldersgate Church's associate pastor Jason Micheli as he faces a rare blood cancer.

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Lake Braddock Fastest Ever: ‘They Earned That Title’

The state championship rings won by Lake Braddock Secondary School’s boys cross country team are engraved with: “Fastest ever.”

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Mount Vernon Snapshot: Spring Sports Banquet

West Potomac High School recently held its spring sports banquet.

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Mount Vernon: FCPS Women in Sports Awards

Each year, Fairfax County Public Schools honors female athletes and coaches of female sports. Each FCPS high school submits nominations and the winners were announced at the awards ceremony on May 31 at Oakton High School.

Alexandria: TC Crew Wins Two Golds

Titan girls’ first varsity and varsity lightweight 8 dominate.

The T.C. Williams girls’ first varsity 8 and girls’ varsity lightweight 8 ended the season with two big wins: gold medals at the Canadian Nationals in Ontario, Canada. The girls’ freshman 8 boat also captured a silver medal, and TC sculler Kyra McClary powered down the course to a close fourth-place finish.

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