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Mount Vernon: Ethiopian ‘Political Football’ Lands at MVHS

Protesters attempt to disrupt Ethiopian-American football league game.

It was graduation day at Mount Vernon High School on June 16 and some parents were annoyed. A group of protesters had gathered outside the school. “It’s graduation day for our kids,” the parents complained to the protesters. “Can’t you go somewhere else?” The protesters responded that they were there because children in Ethiopia can’t always get to high school, or graduate, without dying of hunger, or being arrested or killed for their political beliefs.

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Looking Back at Two State Championships

Just days before the end of the 2015-16 school year, Westfield High School juniors Sean Eckert, Rehman Johnson and seniors Cole Huling, Hank Johnson and Tyler Scanlon gathered for a photo with basketball head coach Doug Ewell and football head coach Kyle Simmons.

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Riptide Passed by the Cruisers

On a hot, humid July morning, the Virginia Run Riptide traveled to Fairfax Station for their third NVSL Division 4 meet of the season.

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Piranhas Face Country Club Hills

The Sully Station II Piranhas battled Country Club Hills in the third meet of the season on July 9. Swimmers cheered on teammates throughout the morning and gave a valiant effort in the blazing sunshine before ultimately falling, 241-179.

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Faircrest Cyclones Swim into First Season

Area’s newest swim team embraces its community’s diversity.

The newest swim team in the area, the Faircrest Cyclones, located between Fairfax, Chantilly, Clifton and Centreville, is gathering a large following of parents and members in their first season.

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Arlington: WGCC Lightning Swim Team Continues Winning Streak

The Washington Golf and Country Club (WGCC)’s Lightning Swim Team hosted the five teams of CCSDA's Division A for the Divisional Relay competition on July 7.

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Arlington Sports: Thunderbolts Stung by Stingrays

In its third meet of the NVSL Division II season, the Donaldson Run Thunderbolts fell on the road against the Little Rocky Run Stingrays. The final score was 260-160.

Girls on the Run of NOVA and Cigna Form Partnership

Girls on the Run of NOVA is partnering with Cigna Corporation.

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Mount Vernon Local Thrives in Women’s Professional Football

Brownson leads D.C. Divas back to Conference Championship.

Playing the game of football professionally is something not many people get the opportunity to do. However, one player in particular that’s making a push for women’s football, is Mount Vernon local Callie Brownson.

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Pirates Vanquish Cottontail Cobia

The Pirates of Poplar Tree went fishing for Cottontail Cobia in their NVSL Division 4 season opener on June 25 and, after a several hours-long battle, successfully landed their catch and emerged victorious.

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Chantilly: Viewing Party for Chloe Hicks

Chloe Hicks, who is part of the Virginia Run Riptide swim team since she was 5, competed in the 200 Back Stroke at the Olympic Trials in Omaha, Neb. on Friday, July 1.

Arlington: WGCC Defeats Army-Navy Country Club

Washington Golf and Country Club (WGCC) continued its winning streak with a win over cross-town rival Army-Navy Country Club on Thursday, June 30 at Army-Navy.

Arlington: Thunderbolts Take on Sharks

In its second meet of the NVSL Division II season, the Donaldson Run Thunderbolts hosted the Hunter Mill Sharks.

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Dragon Boating

It’s been called the fastest growing water sport in the world – although it took more than 2,000 years to recently take aim at that title.

Centreville Sports: Girls Lacrosse Players Awarded First Team All State Honors

Centreville High School senior and recent graduate Madison Duncan and junior Elizabeth Murphy have been named to the Virginia High School League all state team. Madison and Elizabeth were named to the first team at the lacrosse state meeting last week. Centreville Girls Lacrosse advanced to the state semi-finals for the second consecutive year.