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Lorton: South County Football Thrives with Speed, Aggression

Rising senior quarterback DeAndre Clayton leads Stallion offense.

The South County football team's practices are based on speed.

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Alexandria: State Final Appearance Gives Ireton Football ‘Sense of Purpose’

Cardinals return eight defensive starters, six offensive.

Bishop Ireton reached the VISAA Division 1 state championship game last season.

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Mt. Vernon: McCool To Be Inducted in VHSL Hall of Fame

Former Mount Vernon coach led Majors to state championship.

At a well-attended birthday celebration for Don McCool in Fairfax this year, the talk amongst the crowd of family, friends, assistant coaches and former players to McCool was, “Why is Don not in the Hall of Fame?”

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Arlington: Yorktown Football Struggles Early with Lack of Depth

Patriots determined to continue winning tradition.

Yorktown lost in the opening round of the playoffs last season.

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Vienna: Oakton Football Returns Most of Starting Lineup

Cougars hope to improve from 2014 record of 5-5.

Oakton reached the playoffs in 2014.

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McLean Football Hopes Improved Chemistry Leads to Wins

Highlanders finished 5-5 in 2014.

Entering his second year with McLean, head coach Shaun Blair expects his team’s improved chemistry and strength will help produce wins on the field.

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Davis Enters Second Season as Herndon Football Coach

Senior receiver Blanding is potential breakout athlete.

The Herndon football team opens the season at Fairfax on Sept. 3.

Mount Vernon: West Potomac Looking To Improve Under 2nd-Year Coach Ross

Quarterback Ellis, receiver Burch lead Wolverine offense.

West Potomac is hoping familiarity will lead to an increase in victories.

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Alexandria: Former Centreville Assistant Matthie Takes Over at T.C. Williams

Titans will run hybrid wing-T offense.

T.C. Williams opens the season at Thomas Jefferson on Sept. 4.

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Great Falls: Massive O-Line Key to Langley Football Team’s Success

Saxons lost program’s all-time leading rusher to graduation.

The average size of Langley's four returning offensive line starters is 6 feet 3, 284 pounds.

Burke: Lake Braddock Football Returns Plenty of Playmakers

Bruins were blown out by Westfield in 2014 region semis.

Kyle Edwards enters his second season as Lake Braddock's starting quarterback.

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Westfield Football Eyeing State Championship

Four-time region runners-up return strong defense.

For years, Westfield football has been recognized as one of the strongest teams in the state of Virginia, reaching the region championship game in each of the last four years, losing thrice to 2014 6A state runner-up Centreville, who also competes in Conference 5.

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Reston Triathlete Goes National

Emily Landeryou, 15, a rising junior at South Lakes High, competes at national level.

Imagine competing in a 750 meter open water swim, then a 12-mile bike and lastly a three-mile run. Exhausted yet? Emily Landeryou, a 15-year-old rising junior at South Lakes High School and elite triathlete can compete in such a race with ease.

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Clifton Resident Jacoby Commits to Naval Academy

Rising sophomore attackman/midfielder plays for Episcopal.

Episcopal rising sophomore Connor Jacoby is committed to play lacrosse at the Naval Academy.

Young Swimmers Make Splash at Annual NVSL All-Star Meet

Watts, Cruz set NVSL records.

The NVSL recently held its annual All-Star meet.