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Spring Hill Recreation Center to Expand

Center will close on Sept. 18 for major renovations.

Spring Hill’s Recreation Center will be undergoing a $10 million facelift.

W-L Football Poised To Defend District Title

Generals return RB Harris, strong offensive line.

Shortly after the Washington-Lee football team defeated Yorktown in the 2013 regular-season finale, securing the Generals’ first district title in nearly four decades, head coach Josh Shapiro said members of the W-L program weren’t the only ones enjoying the accomplishment.

Recreation

Youth sports teams come to a close for the season.

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Rowers End Summer Season by Taking on Coaches

After an intense competition that saw the lead change several times, the Alexandria crew coaches pulled off a last-minute, one second defeat of their students at the Aug. 2 Blue Plains Sprints in front of the Dee Campbell boathouse. This competition was the final race of the Sprints, a series of rowing competitions on the Potomac Waterfront that mark the end of summer crew season in Alexandria.

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WGCC Lightning Swimmers Win League Championship

The WGCC Lightning swimmers have just completed one of the most successful seasons in the team's history.

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Biking for a Cause

Phoenix Bikes on the rise

“Years from now, you will be able to say ‘I rode in the very first event.’ Your contribution to this wonderful organization is something to remember, always.”

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Vienna is Where Softball Holds High Court

Pure Performance Softball Training Center coaches girls and young women on softball techniques and strategy.

Tucked away in a concrete industrial park on Mill Street is a unique training facility for women and girls.

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WGCC Swim Team Wins Division-A Championship

Lightning swimmers break several records.

Last year, the WGCC Lightning swimmers lost the Country Club Swimming and Diving Association championship title by a half a point to Kenwood. Had any one WGCC swimmer finished one place higher during the two-day league championship meet, the team would have won. Many of the team's swimmers trained hard all winter with that half-point on their minds. This past week, the team moved three steps closer to claiming that title with decisive victories in three of their biggest meets this season.

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District 10 Crown

The SYA West Little League 11/12 year old All-Stars captured the District 10 crown after a 10-2 victory against SYA East in the championship game.

Introducing Fall SYA Volleyball

SYA Volleyball completed its 17th year this past June.

Churchill Turf Field Booted Ahead

Private money to pay for field in exchange for “priority access;” Montgomery Soccer challenges the decision.

Winston Churchill’s future artificial turf stadium field has a green light, despite ongoing challenge and controversy. On Monday, July 28, the County Council’s Education Committee recommended approval of $1.3 million for installation of the field, expected to be completed by spring of 2015. The money will come from a private sports club and Churchill boosters. The private funds allow for the construction of the new field without waiting for the county construction process.

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West Potomac Grad Lescher To Play Baseball at Penn

Pitcher enjoys Creedence Clearwater Revival, tacos.

Q&A with West Potomac grad Billy Lescher.

Whitman’s Hatch Pursuing College Basketball Dream

Rising junior feels “infinitely better” than during freshman year.

Marie Hatch was one of the 2012-13 Whitman girls’ basketball team’s best players as a freshman prior to a shoulder injury that forced her to miss a large portion of the season. The following year, Hatch earned all-division honors and led the Vikings in scoring, helping the team win 20 consecutive games. Now a rising junior, Hatch feels much improved mentally and physically as she chases her dream of playing college basketball. She recently participated in a Q&A via email.

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Ireton Grad Cunningham to Play Lax at Rhodes College

Ireton Grad Cunningham to Play Lax at Rhodes College

Bishop Ireton grad Kendall Cunningham will play lacrosse at Rhodes College.

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Lake Braddock Grad Owens to Play Baseball at ECU

Q&A: Former Bruins SS enjoys playing beach volleyball.

Lake Braddock grad Jack Owens will play baseball at East Carolina.