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.
The World Police and Fire Games are coming to Fairfax County June 26-July 5.
Spring horse trials were Saturday, June 13, at Bittersweet Field in Poolesville.
Saxons head coach Amato earns 100th win at Langley.
The Langley boys' soccer team defeated Madison 2-0 in the state final.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Tiger Cubs from Pack 1503 celebrate with the Mount Vernon High School Varsity soccer team.
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.
The state championship rings won by Lake Braddock Secondary School’s boys cross country team are engraved with: “Fastest ever.”
West Potomac High School recently held its spring sports banquet.
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.
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.