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Fairfax: Robinson’s DePasquale Escapes Defeat at Regionals

Lake Braddock’s Haskett wins third region championship.

Robinson wrestling placed third at the regional tournament.

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McLean Gymnastics Wins 6A North Region Championship

Senior Brown-Kaiser qualifies for states in all-around.

After finishing runner-up to Washington-Lee three straight years, McLean breaks through with a region title.

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Arlington: Washington-Lee’s Sophie Hatcher Wins Region All-Around Title

Yorktown’s Kane places 2nd in AA, W-L finishes 3rd in team standings.

The W-L gymnastics team had its streak of three straight region titles snapped.

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Fairfax’s Barborek Wins 6A North Region Floor Title

Senior qualifies for states on floor, bars, vault.

Fairfax's Rachel Barborek won the region floor title on Feb. 11.

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Springfield: Hayfield’s Overstreet Shows Toughness in Return to States

Junior wins 6A North region bars title, qualifies for states in all-around.

Hayfield gymnast Molly Overstreet will compete in the all-around at the state meet.

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Scoring Baskets for Haiti in Great Falls

GF Hoops sponsors “Shots for Shots,” to help vaccination effort in Haiti.

GF Hoops shoots way beyond any basket by taking on an initiative to provide immunization shots for school-age children in Haiti. The children of Haiti are not permitted to attend school unless they have been immunized. The cost to immunize a child for a year? $1!

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Town of Clifton Holds First Table Tennis Games

The Clifton Betterment Association held its first table tennis tournament on Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Clifton Town Hall. The competition was the brainchild of CBA members Michelle Stein, Lynne Strang, Steve Bittner and Jim Witt. Strang said it is a way to “provide a variety of activities, have fun and get fit” during the winter.

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Woodson High School Inducts 2014-2015 Hall of Fame Athletes

W.T. Woodson High School in Fairfax welcomed eight new members into its Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 7 at the Grand Atrium Banquet Venue in Tysons Corner. This is the third Hall of Fame “class” for Woodson. The honors program was established in conjunction with the school’s 50th anniversary in 2012.

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Fan Quest for Special Olympics

Oakton High Hosts McLean High in basketball game and other fun activities.

Oakton High School's gym was filled to capacity with a standing-room only crowd of 700 for Fan Quest 2015 last Saturday, Feb. 7, when Oakton challenged McLean to a game of Special Olympics basketball plus other exciting activities. In addition to the Special Olympics Virginia basketball game where McLean beat Oakton, 42-24, the event, sponsored by Booz-Allen Hamilton and Grant Thornton, gave athletes the chance to shoot layups, free throws, and three-pointers in the Papa John's Pizza Shoot Out to win free pizza coupons.

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Herndon Advances at National Dance Team Competition

The Herndon High School Varsity Dance Team recently returned from Orlando, Fla., where they competed in the Pom and Jazz categories at the 2015 National Dance Team Championship on Jan. 31 - Feb. 1. With over 350 high schools competing, Herndon advanced, for the first time ever, to the final round in the pom category and they are ranked 17th in the Nation.

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Riding for a Cure

McLean man gives cancer some fighting words.

Andrew Reed’s path has not been smooth since he was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer three years ago, shortly after his father died from prostate cancer. After two years of chemotherapy, six surgeries, and the death of his beloved mother this January, also from cancer, the McLean resident continues to face challenges as he fights the disease that has greatly affected his life.

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Lorton: Burgess Overcomes Injury, Wins Conference All-Around Title

South County gymnastics wins first Conference 7 championship.

South County won the Conference 7 gymnastics title.

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Langley Rowers Earn Gold, Silver and Bronze

The Langley High School Crew team excelled at the Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints, the largest indoor rowing event for juniors (18 years or younger) in the United States. From Langley, Sophie Rogers took home the gold in the Junior Women Lightweight (age 16) category.

Fairfax: Young, Burda Lead Robinson Gymnastics to Conference 5 Title

Rams win second straight championship, third in four years.

Robinson gymnastics repeats as Conference 5 champions.

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Arlington: W-L’s Guenther, Yorktown’s Kappel Win Wrestling Titles

Generals tie for fourth, Patriots finish sixth at Conference 6 tournament.

Washington-Lee and Yorktown each brought home one individual title from the Conference 6 tournament.