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Jon Roetman

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Mount Vernon Field Hockey Surpasses 2013 Win Total

Majors GK Moore makes 3 saves in shootout win over Marshall.

The Mount Vernon field hockey team improved to 6-1-2 with a win over Marshall on Monday.

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VCU Commit McNamara Leads Defending State Champ Westfield

Senior has 15 goals, 10 assists in nine games.

The Westfield field hockey team defeated West Springfield 7-0 on Tuesday.

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Herndon Field Hockey Remains Undefeated

Senior captains Stone, Palacios provide 1-2 punch.

The Herndon field hockey team is 10-0.

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Robinson Football Improves to 3-0 with Win Over Rival Lake Braddock

Rams build 19-0 lead, hold on to beat 'contender.'

Lake Braddock improved to 3-0 with a 19-17 win over Lake Braddock on Friday.

W-L Girls’ XC Produces Best Finish at Monroe Parker

Generals place fourth with four girls in top 25.

The Washington-Lee girls’ cross country team continued its run of strong performances with a fourth-place finish at the Monroe Parker Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Burke Lake Park.

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TC’s Athleticism Leads to Victory over Dunbar ins Season Opener

Senior kicker Smith becomes first female to score for Titans.

The T.C. Williams football team opened the 2014 season with a win over Dunbar.

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Chantilly’s McGorty Wins Boys’ Race at Monroe Parker

Chantilly senior Hawvermale places second in girls’ race.

The Chantilly cross country teams had strong individual performances at the Monroe Parker Invitational.

Lake Braddock XC Delivers Strong Showing at Monroe Parker Invite

Motivated boys’ team seeks state title after finishing 2nd in 2013.

Lake Braddock boys' XC placed first at the M

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Wootton Field Hockey Destroying Early-Season Competition

Patriots have high hopes for 2014 campaign.

The Wootton field hockey is off to a 2-0 start.

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Langley Volleyball Coach Shifflett Reaches 300 Wins

Andrejev’s 17 kills lead Saxons over South Lakes.

The Langley volleyball team defeated South Lakes on Monday night, giving head coach Susan Shifflett her 300th career victory.

Harris: A Two-Way Threat for Washington-Lee

Q&A: RB/DB plans to play football in college.

Senior running back/defensive back Daquay Harris enters his third year as a member of the Washington-Lee varsity football team. As a sophomore, Harris received second-team All-National District honors as a cornerback.

Potomac Sports Briefs

The Churchill football team will open its 2014 season at home against Bethesda-Chevy Chase at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5. The Bulldogs finished 1-9 last season. The field hockey team will travel to take on Quince Orchard at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5.

Bishop Ireton’s Sofield to Play Lacrosse at North Carolina

Q&A: Cardinal co-captain named 2014 WCAC Player of the Year.

Charlotte Sofield led the Bishop Ireton girls' lacrosse team to the 2014 WCAC championship and the VISAA state title.

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South Lakes’ Greatorex Eyeing Chance to Play College Lax

Q&A: Senior earned all-district/conference in field hockey, lax.

Megan Greatorex is a two-sport athlete at South Lakes High School.

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Marshall Senior Blackstone Commits to Cornell University

Q&A: Catcher named 2014 VHSCA 5A state baseball Player of the Year

Marshall catcher Mitch Blackstone plans to play Division I baseball.

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Lake Braddock’s Edwards Makes First Start at QB

Bruins defeat West Potomac in season opener.

Lake Braddock defeated West Potomac 30-6 on Friday.

Kamara Carries Edison to Victory in Season Opener

Junior running back torches Mount Vernon for career-high 166 yards, two touchdowns.

Edison defeated Mount Vernon 26-6 on Thursday night.

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Oakton Field Hockey Bounces Back

Cougars overcome early deficit to beat Osbourn Park.

Oakton will face Madison on Sept. 3.

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Mount Vernon Field Hockey Looking for Improvement in 2014

Majors finish runner-up in Pool C at UTL tournament.

The Majors finished 2-0-2 at the UTL tournament at Lee High School, Aug. 25-26.

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T.C. Williams Field Hockey Wins Pool C Championship at UTL Tourney

Titans finish 3-0-1, outscore opponents 10-0.

T.C. Williams will face Falls Church on Aug. 29

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West Springfield Field Hockey Posts Winning Record at UTL

Spartans finish 2-1-1.

West Springfield will travel to face Herndon on Aug. 29.

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Lee Field Hockey Finishes Runner-Up in Pool A at UTL Tournament

Lancers finish 3-1, outscore opponents 17-2.

Lee surpassed its goal total from the entire 2013 season during the two-day Under the Lights tournament on Monday, Tuesday.

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Robinson Field Hockey Wins Pool B at UTL Tournament

Rams finish 4-0 at two-day event.

Robinson field hockey is off to a 4-0 start.

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Blair Looks to Instill Winning Culture at McLean

Highlanders trying for first playoff berth since 2011.

The McLean football team will open the 2014 season at Washington-Lee on Sept. 5.

Wootton Sports

Golf team repeated as state champion.

School: Thomas S. Wootton High School. Mascot: Patriots.

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Woodson Football Trying to Get ‘Back on the Map’

New head coach Dougherty brings up-tempo spread offense.

Woodson football opens the 2014 season on Aug. 29 at Oakton.

Whitman Sports

The Whitman girls’ soccer team won the 2013 state championship.

School: Walt Whitman High School. Mascot: Vikings.

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Wakefield Field Hockey Receives Confidence Boost

Warriors beat Woodbridge on first day of Under the Lights tournament.

The Wakefield field hockey team split its four games at the Under the Lights tournament.

Bullis Sports

Football team won final nine games of 2013 season.

School: The Bullis School. Mascot: Bulldogs.

Churchill Sports

Golf team finished state runner-up.

School: Winston Churchill High School Mascot: Bulldogs.

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Running Back Adusei-Poku to Lead Mount Vernon Offense

Linebackers strength of Majors defense.

Mount Vernon will open the season against Edison on Aug. 28.

T.C. Williams Football Looking to Build on 2013 Playoff Berth

Coach Randolph: Titans lacking senior leadership.

The T.C. Williams football team will open the season against Dunbar on Sept. 6.

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Whitman Football to Expand Passing Game

RB Morton’s graduation means more balanced offense.

Whitman will open the 2014 season on Sept. 5 against Blake.

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Wakefield’s Wilson Working Toward Playing College Football

Q&A: Senior quarterback entering second season with Warriors.

Wakefield quarterback Riley Wilson has a strong desire to play college football.

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Robinson’s Obregon to Play Lax at Maryland

Q&A: Senior is attending her third different high school.

Robinson senior Isabel Obregon is committed to play lacrosse at the University of Maryland

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Langley Lax Standout Duenkel Committed to JMU

Q&A: Junior an all-conference field hockey player, enjoys cooking.

Langley junior Halle Duenkel is committed to play lacrosse at James Madison University.

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Washington-Lee Football Poised to Defend District Title

Generals return running back Harris, strong offensive line.

The W-L football team won its first district title since 1975 last season.

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Ross Enters First Season as West Potomac Head Coach

Wolverine athletes eager to prove themselves.

First-year West Potomac head coach Jeremiah Ross was a three-year starter at right tackle for Fresno State.

Oakton’s Rizzo Committed to South Carolina

Q&A: Infielder led Cougars in batting average as freshman.

Oakton's Joe Rizzo is committed to the University of South Carolina.

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Taylor to Use Up-Tempo Offense at South Lakes

First-year Seahawks coach spent last season at South County.

First-year South Lakes head coach Trey Taylor praised the Seahawks' athleticism.

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Trey Taylor to Use Up-Tempo Offense at South Lakes

First-year Seahawks coach spent last season at South County.

First-year South Lakes head coach Trey Taylor praised the Seahawks' athleticism.

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Vossler Latest to Lead Robinson Football Program

29-year-old is Rams’ fourth head coach in five years.

Robinson will open the season on the road against Lee.

W-L Football Poised To Defend District Title

Generals return RB Harris, strong offensive line.

Shortly after the Washington-Lee football team defeated Yorktown in the 2013 regular-season finale, securing the Generals’ first district title in nearly four decades, head coach Josh Shapiro said members of the W-L program weren’t the only ones enjoying the accomplishment.

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West Potomac Grad Lescher To Play Baseball at Penn

Pitcher enjoys Creedence Clearwater Revival, tacos.

Q&A with West Potomac grad Billy Lescher.

Whitman’s Hatch Pursuing College Basketball Dream

Rising junior feels “infinitely better” than during freshman year.

Marie Hatch was one of the 2012-13 Whitman girls’ basketball team’s best players as a freshman prior to a shoulder injury that forced her to miss a large portion of the season. The following year, Hatch earned all-division honors and led the Vikings in scoring, helping the team win 20 consecutive games. Now a rising junior, Hatch feels much improved mentally and physically as she chases her dream of playing college basketball. She recently participated in a Q&A via email.

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Ireton Grad Cunningham to Play Lax at Rhodes College

Ireton Grad Cunningham to Play Lax at Rhodes College

Bishop Ireton grad Kendall Cunningham will play lacrosse at Rhodes College.

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Lake Braddock Grad Owens to Play Baseball at ECU

Q&A: Former Bruins SS enjoys playing beach volleyball.

Lake Braddock grad Jack Owens will play baseball at East Carolina.

Whitman’s Hatch Pursuing College Basketball Dream

Q&A: Rising junior feels ‘infinitely better’ than during freshman year

Marie Hatch led the Whitman girls' basketball team in scoring as a sophomore last season.

South Lakes Rising Senior Wojciechowski Looking for Continued Improvement

Q&A: Pitcher recently traveled to Haiti for mission trip.

Matt Wojciechowski helped the South Lakes baseball team earn the No. 2 seed in the 2014 Conference 6 tournament.

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Cronin Gives Oakton Girls’ Basketball Defensive Presence

Q&A: Rising senior named 2014 Conference 5 Defensive POY.

Oakton rising senior Karlie Cronin is a basketball and lacrosse standout at Oakton.

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