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Centreville Field Hockey Goes 4-0 at Blast ALS Tourney

Wildcats outscore opponents 7-0 at Lake Braddock SS.

The Centreville field hockey team went 4-0 at the Blast ALS tournament.

Mount Vernon Field Hockey Faces Early-Season Challenge

Michelle Diminuco scores twice in win over Stuart.

Moments after the Mount Vernon field hockey team earned its first win of the season, beating Stuart 2-0 on Tuesday, head coach Jessica Edwards shifted focus to four lopsided losses the Majors suffered the previous week.

Alexandria: TC Williams Volleyball Led by First­Year Coach DeSain

Titans reached Conference 7 final last season.

AJ DeSain is in his first season as T.C. Williams volleyball head coach.

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Potomac: Wootton Field Hockey Eyes Another Deep Playoff Run

Patriots have reached region final or beyond three straight years.

The Wootton field hockey team has advanced to the region championship game or beyond in each of the last three seasons. This year, if the Patriots are going to make another deep playoff run, they will have to do so without graduated goal-scoring threat Julia Lee.

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Inexperienced Fairfax Looks to Maintain Postseason Success

Defending region champ has won six straight conference titles.

The Fairfax field hockey team has won six consecutive Conference 6/Liberty District titles.

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West Springfield Winning with Team-Oriented Approach

Spartans beat Robinson at Blast ALS tournament.

After a rough start to the second day of the Blast ALS field hockey tournament at Lake Braddock Secondary School, West Springfield increased its defensive effort and showed what can happen when the Spartans are on the same page.

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Burke: Robinson Finds Early Success Despite Inexperienced Defense

Rams go 2-1-1 during Lake Braddock tournament.

The Robinson field hockey team went 2-1-1 during the Blast ALS tournament.

Lake Braddock Finishes Strong at Blast ALS Tournament

The Lake Braddock field hockey team is off to a 2-3-1 start.

McLean Volleyball Finishes Runner-Up at NVVA Invitational

McLean reached the championship match of the NVVA Invitational.

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Vienna: Oakton Field Hockey Competitive at Lake Braddock Tourney

The Oakton field hockey team finished 1-3 at the Blast ALS tournament.

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Vienna: Oakton Volleyball Wins NVVA Invitational

Cougars sweep five opponents in Sterling tournament.

Oakton went undefeated while winning the NVVA Invitational.

Reston: South Lakes Volleyball Finishes Fourth at NVVA Invitational

The South Lakes volleyball team has two star hitters, a new head coach and some lofty goals. On Saturday, that combination earned fourth place at the NVVA Invitational.

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Potomac: Inexperienced Churchill Field Hockey Focused on Present

Bulldogs have reached region semis or beyond four straight years.

The Churchill field hockey program has lost in the region semifinals the last three years.

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Alexandria: TC Field Hockey Dominates at Under the Lights Tournament

Titans motivated by 2014 season-ending loss to Woodson.

The T.C. Williams field hockey team went 4-0 during the Under the Lights tournament.

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Burke: Robinson Football to Lean on Physical Running Back Trio

Vossler returns for second season as Rams head coach.

The Robinson football team started 6-0 last season but finished 6-5.

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Great Falls: Defensive-Minded Langley Field Hockey Searching for Offense

Coach Robb: injured goal-scorer Duenkel ‘unlikely’ to play.

The Langley field hockey team enters the 2015 season with a strong defense.

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Reston: South Lakes’ Davis Produces Hat Trick in Opener

Seahawks beat Lee at Under the Lights tournament.

South Lakes sophomore Ani Davis scored a career-best three goals against Lee on Monday.

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Arlington: Wakefield Wins with New Style of Field Hockey

Warriors produce two mercy-rule wins at Lee tournament.

Wakefield finishes 3-1 at the Under the Lights tournament at Lee High School.

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Arlington: Washington-Lee Football Facing Preseason Adversity

Generals have questions at quarterback, running back.

Washington-Lee opens the season at home against Westfield on Sept. 3.

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Herndon Field Hockey Graduates Tons of Talent

Sammy Stone returns for defending Conference 5 champ.

The Herndon field hockey team finished one victory shy of qualifying for the state tournament in 2014.

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Great Falls: Langley’s Donaldson Returns from ACL Tear

Six-foot senior outside hitter is leader of talented Saxons.

Rising senior outside hitter Jessica Donaldson returns to the court for the Langley volleyball team after missing most of her junior year with a knee injury.

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Alexandria: State Final Appearance Gives Ireton Football ‘Sense of Purpose’

Cardinals return eight defensive starters, six offensive.

Bishop Ireton reached the VISAA Division 1 state championship game last season.

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Davis Enters Second Season as Herndon Football Coach

Senior receiver Blanding is potential breakout athlete.

The Herndon football team opens the season at Fairfax on Sept. 3.

Mount Vernon: West Potomac Looking To Improve Under 2nd-Year Coach Ross

Quarterback Ellis, receiver Burch lead Wolverine offense.

West Potomac is hoping familiarity will lead to an increase in victories.

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Alexandria: Former Centreville Assistant Matthie Takes Over at T.C. Williams

Titans will run hybrid wing-T offense.

T.C. Williams opens the season at Thomas Jefferson on Sept. 4.

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Great Falls: Massive O-Line Key to Langley Football Team’s Success

Saxons lost program’s all-time leading rusher to graduation.

The average size of Langley's four returning offensive line starters is 6 feet 3, 284 pounds.

Burke: Lake Braddock Football Returns Plenty of Playmakers

Bruins were blown out by Westfield in 2014 region semis.

Kyle Edwards enters his second season as Lake Braddock's starting quarterback.

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Clifton Resident Jacoby Commits to Naval Academy

Rising sophomore attackman/midfielder plays for Episcopal.

Episcopal rising sophomore Connor Jacoby is committed to play lacrosse at the Naval Academy.

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Mount Vernon Football Looking for First Victory Since 2013

Majors move up to 6A North, Conference 7.

The Mount Vernon football program is looking to bounce back from last year's winless season.

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Reston: Seahawks Hoping Improved Strength Leads to Wins

Taylor enters second season as South Lakes football coach.

The South Lakes football team is coming off a 2-8 season in 2014.

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Fairfax: Coach Dougherty Instilling Toughness in Cavaliers

Woodson football team hosts “midnight madness” practice.

Woodson is looking to improve on its 2014 record of 2-8.

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Arlington: Wakefield Football Enters 2015 as ‘The Hunted’

Warriors hosted first playoff game last season.

The Wakefield football program won eight games last season, including a playoff victory.

Alexandria: Episcopal’s Jacoby Commits to Navy Men’s Lacrosse

Rising sophomore plays attack/midfield.

After taking a visit to the Naval Academy, Clifton resident and Episcopal rising sophomore lacrosse player Connor Jacoby realized he didn’t want to take a “regular college route.”

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Alexandria Q&A: T.C. Williams Grad Holland to Play at Fairmont State

QB helped Titans reach playoffs in 2013, snapping 22-year drought.

Q&A with T.C. Williams graduate Darius Holland.

Chantilly: Westfield Grad Wants to Bring Back Girls’ Golf Team

Kara Moore recalls the benefits of golf during her time at Westfield.

Kara Moore was a four-time regional qualifier for the Westfield girls' golf team.

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Q&A: McLean’s Norton Committed to Indiana as Sophomore

Catcher is superstitious, listens to 30-song playlist on game days.

Q&A with McLean rising senior catcher Bella Norton.

Burke: Illinois De­-Commit Ohanian Faces Uncertain Future

Bishop O'Connell rising junior softball player and Burke resident Patty Maye Ohanian de-committed from the University of Illinois this summer.

Mount Vernon: West Potomac’s Gallagher Commits to Fresno State

Rising junior helped Wolverines reach Conference 7 final.

Martha Gallagher enjoyed her first trip to the West Coast enough that she decided to plan for a lengthy return.

Alexandria Firefighter a Pass-Catching Force for D.C. Divas

Whisonant won bodybuilding title at World Police and Fire Games.

The D.C. Divas will play on July 25 for a chance to go to the WFA national championship game.

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Arlington: Yorktown Graduate Wood Plays in Third Ripken League All-Star Game

6-foot-6 slugger totaled 8 home runs, 32 RBIs at WVU in 2015.

Yorktown graduate Shaun Wood hit eight home runs and totaled 32 RBIs for the West Virginia University baseball team in 2015.

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Burke: Lake Braddock Grad Owens Plays in Ripken League All-Star Game

Former ECU middle infielder to play at Virginia Tech.

Vienna River Dogs infielder and 2014 Lake Braddock graduate Jack Owens played in his first Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League all-star game.

Great Falls: Langley Boys’ Lacrosse Coach Brewer Retires After 21 Seasons

Brewer totaled 288 wins, 4 state titles with Saxons.

Long-time Langley boys' lacrosse coach Earl Brewer retires after 21 seasons with the Saxons.

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Vienna: Koshuta Twins Overcame ACL Injuries

Kelly will play basketball at Virginia Tech, Joe to play football.

The Koshuta twins each suffered an ACL injury while at Madison, but each will play a sport at Virginia Tech.

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Yorktown Graduate Wood Plays in Third Ripken League All-Star Game

6-foot-6 slugger totaled 8 home runs, 32 RBIs at WVU in 2015.

After graduating from Yorktown High School in 2011, Shaun Wood spent the next two years working toward his goal of playing baseball at the Division I level.

Q&A: TC Williams Rising Senior Tovsky Committed to Elon Baseball

Titan pitcher listens to Katy Perry, Kesha before games.

Q&A with T.C. Williams rising senior Andrew Tovsky.

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Q&A: Centreville Grad Newell To Play Lacrosse at JMU

US Lacrosse All-American fan of “Remember the Titans.”

Q&A with Centreville grad Caroline Wakefield.

Q&A: Madison’s Favero Committed to BYU Baseball

Pitcher nicknamed ‘Shooter’ after ‘Happy Gilmore’ character.

Q&A with Madison rising senior Matt Favero.

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Q&A: Langley Grad West to Play Football at Lafayette

Running back listened to Lil Wayne before games.

Q&A with Langley High School graduate Tyler West.

Q&A: West Springfield’s D’Anna Committed to IUP Hoops

All-region post player enjoys country music, scary movies.

Q&A with IUP commit Maura D'Anna.

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Q&A: Woodson Grad Breslin to Play Soccer at R-MC

Goalkeeper enjoys eating calamari, watching ‘Braveheart.’

Q&A with Woodson graduate Brian Breslin.

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