The National Capital Region Chapter of the National Football Foundation is accepting nominations for their 2017 Scholar-Athlete banquet.
The Oakton and Robinson rivalry in Conference 5 continued with the last week’s meet: The Oakton girls lost their one win streak with a 33 point deficit, only scoring 141 points to Robinson’s 174.
Strong swims and a number of first-place finishes by South Lakes High School swimmers helped the Seahawks pull off a Senior Night victory against McLean High School at the Herndon Community Center Jan. 8.
South Lakes High School’s Olivia Beckner capped off the regular season with a personal best and school record in the mile at the Virginia Showcase Invitational indoor track and field meet Jan. 13-14 at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.
A call to young historians: Join ‘The 1890s Baseball Team: "What History Reveals" project.
“The 1890s Baseball Team: What History Reveals,” has allowed me to share all of the skills I’ve acquired from my internship and from my classes in college with individuals who are interested in history too. On Jan. 11, 2017, I gave a presentation explaining how to find and use historical records to discover more about the lives of the players featured in an 1890 photograph of the local Forestville baseball team.
Track & Field
South Lakes High School had a successful showing at The Ocean Breeze Freedom Games indoor track meet Saturday, Jan. 7 in Staten Island, N.Y., which was highlighted by a record-setting performance by junior Olivia Beckner in the 1,000 meters.
FABB shares information, solicits community input.
The Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling (FABB) is an all-volunteer group that advocates for more bike lanes, bike trails and neighborhood connections.
The Chantilly Chargers and Centreville Wildcats met up for each team’s Conference 5 opener on Jan. 9 in Chantilly.
The Westfield Lady Bulldogs faced Potomac Falls in their last non-conference game in Chantilly on Jan. 3.
Fitness: "It is impossible to out-train a bad diet.”
“People are motivated and may go too hard, too fast,” Toombs says. “It’s more about starting and building so you don’t burn out and plateau.” Crunch gives new members a body assessment and two complimentary sessions with a personal trainer to make the gym a little less intimidating.
The 15th annual Ourisman Chantilly Toyota 2016 Bulldog Bash was hosted by Westfield High School Dec. 27-29.
The 15th annual Ourismann Chantilly (Va.) Toyota 2016 Bulldog Bash was hosted by Westfield High School Dec. 27-29.
West Springfield High School varsity Swim & Dive teams
The South County and West Springfield High School varsity Swim & Dive teams donated gifts for the South Run RECenter Toys for Tots campaign prior to their meet against each other on Dec. 10.
Defense stalls Oscar Smith in double overtime
Before perennial powerhouses Westfield and Oscar Smith met for the Virginia 6A State Championship, many expected another close game.
The Chantilly Chargers faced South County High School in a non-conference game on Dec. 7 in Chantilly.