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Oakton Beats Westfield in Second Overtime

The Oakton Cougars traveled to take on conference opponent Westfield Bulldogs in Chantilly on Jan. 10.

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Lake Braddock’s Atkins Selected Virginia Player of the Year

Atkins starts classes, football practice at University of Virginia.

Lake Braddock Secondary School’s former star football player, Lamont Atkins, was announced as the 2016-2017 Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year.

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Sportsman’s Club to host Nats VP Jan. 26

Damon Jones, of the the Washington Nationals, will be the guest speaker at the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Jan. 26 at the Old Dominion Boat Club.

Centreville Swim and Dive

Centreville Swim and Dive team, which is coached by Laura Benevento and Tea Leitch, started their season off strong with competitive swims against Chantilly, Oakton and Robinson.

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South Lakes Seahawks Break School and Meet Records

Senior Devyn Jones and junior Olivia Beckner highlighted record-breaking performance for the South Lakes High School indoor track and field team at Day 1 of the VHSL 6A Conference 6 Championship Thursday, Jan. 19 at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex in Landover, Md.

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Wildcats Claw Bulldogs

The Westfield Bulldogs and Centreville Wildcats faced off for a Conference 5 matchup in Clifton on Jan. 13.

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Chantilly Charges Over Westfield

The Chantilly Chargers travelled to face the Westfield Bulldogs in a Concorde District matchup on Jan. 19.

Arlington’s Yorktown HS Swim and Dive Results

In a loud and spirited contest, the Yorktown Patriot boys' team outscored the Washington & Lee Generals in 9 of 12 events, winning 169-146, while the girls' team won 5 of 12 events, prevailing 164-151.

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South Lakes Secures Narrow Win Over Langley for a Second Time

It was a close and exciting game between the South Lakes Seahawks and the Langley Saxons on Thursday night.

Nominations Sought for Scholar-Athlete Honors

The National Capital Region Chapter of the National Football Foundation is accepting nominations for their 2017 Scholar-Athlete banquet.

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Oakton and Robinson: The Rivalry Ends

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.

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South Lakes Pulls Off Senior Night Victory Against McLean

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.

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Olivia Beckner Sets Another South Lakes High Record

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.

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Exploring Baseball History in Great Falls

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.

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Reston: Olivia Beckner Breaks South Lakes High Record in the 1,000 Meters Race

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.