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Jon Roetman

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Mount Vernon: West Potomac Softball Looking for Conference 7 Supremacy

Orleans’ pitching heroics help Wolverines beat Majors in opener.

West Potomac senior Jayne Orleans headed to the dugout to get warm after pitching five innings during the Wolverines’ season opener against Mount Vernon on March 18.

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Alexandria: Defending Champion T.C. Williams Titans Looking for Offense

T.C. Williams must find way to score without standout Williamson.

Late in Tuesday's match against Centreville, Sebastian Hendi thought back to last season, when the T.C. Williams boys’ soccer team would blast the ball ahead to Eryk Williamson and let the talented striker do what he does best: put the ball in the net and help the Titans win.

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Perennial Power Chantilly Boys’ Lax Teaches Lesson to Herndon

Hornets goalkeeper Mach plays well in defeat.

The Chantilly boys' lacrosse team beat Herndon 10-1 on Monday.

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Mount Vernon: West Potomac Softball Looking for Conference 7 Supremacy

Orleans’ pitching heroics help Wolverines beat Majors in opener.

West Potomac softball is off to a 4-0 start.

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Alexandria: Defending Champion Titans Looking for Offense

T.C. Williams boys' soccer must find way to score without standout Williamson.

The T.C. Williams boys' soccer team has a different look following its state championship run in 2014.

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Great Falls: Langley Boys’ Lax Bounces Back From Historic Loss

Saxons beat Yorktown in home opener.

The Langley boys' lacrosse team won a pair of games after opening the season with its first ever loss to McLean.

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Fairfax: Is Robinson Boys Lacrosse Team Confident or Cocky?

Defending state champion Rams have high expectations.

Robinson improved to 3-0 with win over Dominion.

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Chantilly Boys’ Lax to Face Robinson in Battle of State Powers

Chargers beat Herndon 10-1 Monday.

The Chantilly boys’ lacrosse team spent the first half of Monday’s game at Herndon playing like a group potentially looking ahead to Thursday’s matchup with defending state champion Robinson. The Chargers’ second-half performance assured any slip-ups would not result in defeat.

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Arlington: Yorktown Boys’ Lax Striving To Be Annual Regional Contender

Patriots return from deepest postseason run in program history.

The 2014 Yorktown boys’ lacrosse team experienced the best season in program history, reaching the 6A North region tournament semifinals.

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Mount Vernon: BI Girls’ Lax Now 'The Hunted'

Defending Champion BI Girls’ Lax open seasons with win over Georgetown Visitation.

After a three-goal performance against Georgetown Visitation on Tuesday, including the game-winner with 5:44 remaining, Bishop Ireton senior Kelly Mathews tried to describe the difference between the Cardinals’ outlook in 2014, and how they approach things now after winning WCAC and state championships last season.

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Chantilly: Westfield Suffers Gut-Wrenching Loss in State Final

Missed free throws in final minute cost Bulldogs against Colonial Forge.

After overcoming a 15-point first-half deficit, the Westfield Bulldogs had a state championship in their grasp Saturday night.

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Vienna: Hot-Handed Bethel too Much for Oakton

Cougars fall in 6A girls' basketball state semifinals.

The Oakton girls' basketball team ended its season with a 27-2 record.

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Alexandria: Bishop Ireton Girls’ Lax Now ‘The Hunted’

Cardinals open season with win over Georgetown Visitation.

The Bishop Ireton girls' lacrosse team defeated Georgetown Visitation 11-9 on Tuesday.

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Great Falls: Labovitz’s Goals Push Langley Boys' Soccer Past Wakefield

Saxons have sights set on state championship.

The Langley boys' soccer team defeated Wakefield 3-0 on Monday.

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Arlington: Wakefield Boys’ Soccer Faces Tough Early-Season Schedule

Warriors blanked by Langley in season opener.

The first two weeks of the season figure to test the mental and physical toughness of the Wakefield boys’ soccer team. For various reasons, multiple talented athletes that Wakefield coaches figured to have on the field are unable to play.

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Westfield Boys' Basketball Suffers Gut-Wrenching Loss in State Final

Missed free throws in final minute cost Bulldogs against Colonial Forge.

The Westfield boys' basketball team lost to Colonial Forge 47-46 in Saturday's 6A state championship game.

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Madison Girls' Basketball Team Suffers OT Loss to Cosby in State Semis

Warhawks senior Koshuta finishes with 32 points, 11 rebounds.

The Madison girls' basketball team lost to Cosby in overtime on Friday in the state semifinals.

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Woodson Boys' Basketball Falls in State Semis for Third Straight Season

Cavaliers can't get over hump against defending 6A champ Colonial Forge.

The Woodson boys' basketball team lost to Colonial Forge 59-51 Friday in the 6A state semifinals.

ROUNDUP: Woodson Boys Lose, Westfield Boys Win in 3OT

Madison girls lose in OT, Oakton girls fall to hot-handed Bethel.

Roundup of 6A state semifinal action.

TC Trio Competes at State Gymnastics Meet

Three members of the T.C. Williams gymnastics team received the opportunity to compete in the VHSL individual state meet as alternates on March 8 at Patriot High School.

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Whitman Girls’ Basketball Wins 4A West Region Championship

Junior guard Hatch scores 23 points, suffers season-ending injury.

After accepting the 4A West region championship plaque on the court at Paint Branch High School, members of the Whitman girls’ basketball team ran back to the bench to celebrate with their teammate who played a major role the Vikings’ victory.

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WHS Boys’ Basketball Wins 6A North Region Title

Bulldogs defense puts clamps on defending champ Woodson.

Woodson point guard Eric Bowles, the 6A North region Player of the Year, entered Saturday’s championship game averaging 30.7 points in three region tournament contests.

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W-L Gymnast Hatcher Places Fifth at States in All-Around, Arlington

Yorktown sophomore Mitrovich earns all-state on bars, beam, jump. Hatcher Places Fifth

In 2012, Washington-Lee gymnast Sophie Hatcher was a freshman in awe of teammate Mary Lynn Clark, who won state championships that year on bars and vault.

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Westfield Boys’ Basketball Team Wins 6A North Region Title

Bulldogs defense puts clamps on defending champ Woodson.

Westfield beat Woodson 52-43 in the 6A North region final.

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Whitman Girls’ Basketball Wins 4A West Region Championship

Junior guard Hatch scores 23 points, suffers season-ending injury.

The Whitman girls' basketball team beat Wootton in the region championship game.

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Arlington: W-L Gymnast Hatcher Places Fifth at States in All-Around

Yorktown sophomore Mitrovich earns all-state on bars, beam.

Washington-Lee senior Sophie Hatcher and Yorktown sophomore Juliette Mitrovich each medaled at the VHSL individual state gymnastics meet on March 8.

Herndon Gymnast Bradley Competes at State Meet

Herndon sophomore Alexa Bradley competed at the VHSL individual state gymnastics meet on March 8.

McLean’s Brown-Kaiser, Green Earn All-State Honors

Seniors each place top eight in one event.

McLean's Lizzy Brown-Kaiser and Jacqueline Green competed at states on March 8.

Hayfield Gymnast Overstreet Medals at States

Hayfield gymnast Molly Overstreet medaled in two events at the state meet.

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Fairfax Gymnast Barborek Wins State All-Around Title

Senior takes advantage of second chance, wins as alternate.

Fairfax gymnast Rachel Barborek won the state all-around title.

Vienna: Connolly's Perimeter Shooting Propels Oakton to Region Championship

Cougars limit Madison standout, Virginia Tech signee Koshuta to 10 points.

The Oakton girls' basketball team beat Madison 50-42 Saturday in the 6A North region final.

Vienna: Koshuta Carries Madison Over Region Semifinal Hump

Senior forward scored 33 points, grabs 18 rebounds against Chantilly.

The Madison girls' basketball team will face Oakton in the region championship game on Saturday.

Ayoub Shoots Woodson Boys' Basketabll into Third Consecutive Region Final

Cavaliers will face Westfield in 6A North region championship game Saturday.

Woodson defeated Battlefield 80-66 Wednesday.

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Great Falls: Langley Girls’ Basketball Team Has Bright Future

Saxons win 21 games, reach region quarterfinals.

Langley ended its season with a loss to West Springfield in the region quarterfinals.

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Experienced Woodson Boys' Basketball Team Bounces Back from 3OT Loss in Conference 7 Final

Cavaliers beat Robinson in opening round of 6A North region tournament.

The Woodson boys' basketball team beat Robinson 70-55 Friday night.

Westfield Boys’ Basketball Wins Conference Championship

Bulldogs beat Herndon to win first conference/district title since 2008.

Westfield beat Herndon in the Conference 5 boys' basketball championship game.

McLean Gymnastics Wins 6A State Championship

Highlanders first Fairfax County champ since Langley in 2004.

One year after finishing state runner-up, the McLean gymnastics team won the 2015 state title.

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Conference 7 Title Business as Usual for West Springfield Girls' Basketball

Spartans beat South County to win fifth conference/district title in six years.

The West Springfield girls' basketball team beat South County 55-37 Tuesday.

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South County Boys’ Basketball Wins First Conference Championship

No. 7 (lowest) seed Stallions upset No. 1 Woodson in 3-OT classic.

The South County boys' basketball team won its first conference championship Tuesday night.

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Centreville Wrestler Love Repeats as 195-Pound State Champ

Wildcats place second in team standings, Westfield produces two champs.

Centreville's Tyler Love ended his high school career with three state championship between wrestling and football.

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McLean Wrestler Grammes Wins 152-Pound State Title

Junior’s confident approach pays off with championship.

McLean had two wrestlers reach the final at Friday's state tournament.

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Vienna: Oakton Girls’ Basketball Continues Winning Ways

Cougars win 10th conference/district title in last 11 years.

The Oakton girls' basketball team defeated Chantilly on Monday to win the Conference 5 championship.

Potomac: Whitman Girls' Basketball Eyes Undefeated Season

Vikings motivated by 2014 playoff loss to Kennedy.

The Whitman girls' basketball team is 17-0.

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West Potomac Wrestler Joshua Carter Wins 160-Pound Region Title

Wolverines Jeremiah Carter, Holzworth qualify for states.

The West Potomac wrestling team qualified three for states.

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Centreville’s Love Repeats as 195-Pound Region Champion

Westfield produces three individual wrestling champions.

Centreville wrestling produced two region champions on Feb. 14.

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Fairfax: Robinson’s DePasquale Escapes Defeat at Regionals

Lake Braddock’s Haskett wins third region championship.

Robinson wrestling placed third at the regional tournament.

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McLean Gymnastics Wins 6A North Region Championship

Senior Brown-Kaiser qualifies for states in all-around.

After finishing runner-up to Washington-Lee three straight years, McLean breaks through with a region title.

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Arlington: Washington-Lee’s Sophie Hatcher Wins Region All-Around Title

Yorktown’s Kane places 2nd in AA, W-L finishes 3rd in team standings.

The W-L gymnastics team had its streak of three straight region titles snapped.

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Fairfax’s Barborek Wins 6A North Region Floor Title

Senior qualifies for states on floor, bars, vault.

Fairfax's Rachel Barborek won the region floor title on Feb. 11.

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Springfield: Hayfield’s Overstreet Shows Toughness in Return to States

Junior wins 6A North region bars title, qualifies for states in all-around.

Hayfield gymnast Molly Overstreet will compete in the all-around at the state meet.

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