“Let me win. But, if I cannot win, let me be brave in my attempt.” Team JOY, a Special Olympics cheerleading team from Montgomery County makes this pledge of Special Olympians every time they enter into competition — and their courage and bravery have helped them to become champions.
About 600 riders, including approximately 130 injured veterans, rode through Potomac en route to the Civil War battlefields of Gettysburg, Pa. Saturday morning, April 25, around 9:30 a.m.
Pam Yerg, who works with children with disabilities in sports, began looking at the dormant roller hockey rink at the Potomac Community Center with vision in 2012. The long process of working with the county Department of Recreation and involving nearby neighbors started then.
The Churchill boys’ lacrosse team extended its winning streak to 12 games with victories over Wootton (14-8, April 23) and Walter Johnson (16-5, April 25).
Giaquinto hits 3-run homer, pitcher Ohanian beats former team.
Tommy Orndorff, in his 30th season coaching the Bishop O’Connell softball program, wasn’t pleased with the Knights’ performance in recent weeks.
Titans finish first in six races, capture second place in four others.
The T.C. Williams boys’ and girls’ crew teams reunited in Occoquan on April 18 to take on tough competitors in the Smokey Jacobs Regatta.
Mount Vernon boys’ lacrosse improves to 5-1, TC falls to 3-7.
The Mount Vernon boys' lacrosse team overcame a 7-1 deficit to beat T.C. Williams 12-11.
Hundreds of athletes from 107 teams march down Westmoreland Street.
On its 60th Anniversary, hundreds of baseball and softball players from 107 teams marched down Westmoreland Street with parents and local dignitaries for the McLean Little League Opening Day Parade last Saturday, April 18.
“Pajama Game” is Westfield High’s Cappies show.
Featuring a cast and crew of 60 and a 25-piece orchestra, Westfield High presents the musical comedy, “Pajama Game.” It’s the school’s Cappies show and the students have been rehearsing since March.
Rebels improve to 8-4 with 1-0 win over Highlanders.
The Fairfax baseball team beat McLean 1-0 on April 17.
When Victor Chen came to Chantilly from Lake Braddock in 2014, the long-time girls’ lacrosse coach didn’t expect sudden success for the Chargers, a program that had fallen on tough times.
Cougars improve to 9-0 with win over Centreville.
The Oakton baseball team is off to a 9-0 start.
The undefeated Churchill and Wootton boys’ lacrosse teams will face one another at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 23 at Churchill High School.
Towson signee changed positions to help team.
Ten months removed from a trip to the Conference 13 championship game, the Mount Vernon softball team prepared to enter the 2015 season anchored by all-state outfielder Stormy Zyzyk and promising young pitcher Susannah Anderson.
It was a day to “play ball” and 1,200 boys and girls showed up in Mount Vernon to do just that. Saturday, April 11, was opening day for the Fort Hunt, Alexandria-Potomac and Woodlawn Little Leagues.