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Alexandria: Bishop Ireton Girls’ Lacrosse Team Achieves Redemption

Cardinals defeat Saints in second consecutive VISAA state final.

The Bishop Ireton girls' lacrosse team defeated St. Stephen's & St. Agnes 12-10 in the VISAA Division I state championship game on May 16 at Randolph-Macon College.

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Fairfax: Woodson Boys’ Soccer Secures Berth in Conference 7 Final

Cavaliers beat defending state champion T.C. Williams in semifinals.

The Woodson boys' soccer team beat T.C. Williams 2-1 on Tuesday.

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Alexandria: T.C. Williams, West Potomac Enter Postseason with Confidence

Titans, Wolverines end regular season with 1-1 draw.

The T.C. Williams and West Potomac boys' soccer teams played to a 1-1 draw Tuesday.

West Potomac Rides Seven-Game Win Streak to First Place

Wolverines win 9 of 11 prior to Tuesday’s loss to Annandale.

Leading off the bottom of the sixth inning, West Potomac right fielder Rocky Iboleon got the fastball he wanted and drove it to deep left.

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Mount Vernon: Martin, Smith Lead Majors to Comeback Win over Titans

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.

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Alexandria: Bishop Ireton Girls’ Lax Throttled by Top-Ranked McDonogh

Cardinals suffer first loss, remain focused on championships.

The Bishop Ireton girls’ lacrosse team is still considered one of the best in the nation and the Cardinals’ goals remain intact. But on Saturday afternoon in Owings Mills, Md., the defending WCAC and VISAA state champions were reminded that they can still end up on the wrong end of a blowout.

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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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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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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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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.

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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Local Prep Football Coaches React to End of Super Bowl XLIX

Majority say they would have called a run play from 1-yard line.

Lake Braddock football coach Jim Poythress sticks up for Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell.

Alexandria: T.C. Williams Gymnastics Has Sights Set on Regional Berth

Defending conference champs field 2nd complete team in 3 decades.

T.C. Williams gymnastics won a six-team meet at West Potomac on Jan. 22.

Alexandria: Senior Guard Hill, Rebounding Propel Titans in Second Half

TC beats West Potomac to improve to 5-1 in Conference 7.

The T.C. Williams boys' basketball team will face Woodson on Friday.

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Alexandria: T.C. Williams Boys’ Basketball Firing on All Cylinders

Titans beat 2014 region finalists Woodson, Lake Braddock.

T.C. Williams defeated Lake Braddock 69-58 on Tuesday night.

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When Dad (or Mom) Is High School Sports Coach

Local coaches and athletes share their feelings about the relationship between parent/coach and child/athlete.

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Hill Drops Opener as T.C. Williams Head Coach

Wakefield dominates Titans in second half.

The T.C. Williams boys' basketball team lost its season opener to Wakefield by 28 points.

(Alexandria) Thanksgiving Q&A: Family Time Important to BI’s Faddoul

Junior finished with 28 goals, 16 assists during fall soccer season.

Bishop Ireton junior Joey Faddoul scored 28 goals in the fall.

T.C. Williams Senior Girma Places Sixth at States

T.C. Williams senior Anteneh Girma competed at the state meet on Nov. 15.

T.C. Williams Boys’ XC Qualifies for Regionals

Titan senior Girma places fourth at Conference 7 meet.

The T.C. Williams boys' cross country team qualified for regionals.

Faddoul Is Bishop Ireton's Humbled Star

Junior scores three goals in WCAC quarterfinal win over Good Counsel.

Bishop Ireton's Joey Faddoul has 27 goals this season.

QB Holland Carries Titans to Victory

T.C. Williams wins shootout against Lee, 40-38.

T.C. Williams quarterback Darius Holland accounted for five touchdowns against Lee on Oct. 18.

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Bishop Ireton QB Dickinson Finds Success on the Move

Senior signal caller has Cardinals at 5-1 after transferring from El Paso.

Joe Dickinson has passed for 1,391 yards and 14 touchdowns in six games after transferring from Chapin High School in El Paso to Bishop Ireton in January.

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Cardinals ‘Claim’ Alexandria

Bishop Ireton football is 4-1, including wins over Episcopal, SSSAS.

The Bishop Ireton football team beat Episcopal and St. Stephen's & St. Agnes.

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T.C. Williams Field Hockey Beats Rival West Potomac

Titans bounce back from season’s first loss, improve to 9-1-1.

The T.C. Williams field hockey team started the season with a 9-1-1 record.

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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.

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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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

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.

Letter: Avoid Stone Dust Surface

Letter to the Editor

Since 2009, a group of Mount Vernon residents has worked together expending thousands of hours of volunteer time and many thousands of dollars in an effort to create an off-leash dog area (OLDA) at Westgrove Park. The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) allowed the OLDA to initially be established on an interim basis upon approval by the Planning Commission and payment of $3,000 as a contribution toward installation of a peripheral fence.

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Ireton Grad Cunningham To Play Lax at Rhodes College

Former Wolverine helped Cardinals win WCAC, VISAA titles.

Kendall Cunningham started her high school lacrosse career as a standout freshman at West Potomac. She transferred to Bishop Ireton prior to her sophomore season, and spent the next three years helping the Cardinals become a championship program.

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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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TC Grad Schedler to Join Sister at Susquehanna University

Q&A: Former Titans guard fan of Beyoncé, Wizards.

T.C. Williams graduate Angie Schedler to play basketball at Susquehanna University.

Schedler To Join Sister at Susquehanna University

Former Titans guard fan of Beyoncé, Wizards.

Angie Schedler, a 2014 T.C. Williams High School graduate, was a four-year member of the school’s varsity girls’ basketball team. For two of those seasons, Schedler was teammates with her older sister, Sofie.

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Q and A: Walton To Play Football at Fork Union Military Academy

KyReem Walton spent three seasons on the T.C. Williams varsity football team.

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TC Grad Walton to Play Football at Fork Union Military Academy

Q and A: Three-year varsity athlete helped Titans overcome 22-year playoff drought.

T.C. Williams graduate KyReem Walton will play football at Fork Union Military Academy.

World Cup Fever

Area soccer coaches, players share 2014 World Cup viewing experiences.

Garza is among the local residents who have closely followed the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

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World Cup Fever

Area soccer coaches, players share 2014 World Cup viewing experiences.

Area soccer players and coaches have followed the 2014 World Cup closely.

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T.C. Williams Boys’ Soccer Team Wins First State Championship

Williamson’s goal, Titans’ defense propels TC past W-L.

The T.C. Williams boys' soccer team defeated Washington-Lee 2-0 on Sunday.

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T.C. Williams Boys' Soccer Advances to First State Final in Program History

Williamson produces hat trick, Miezan converts two penalty kicks in semifinal victory.

The T.C. Williams boys' soccer team will face Washington-Lee in today's state final.

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T.C. Williams Boys' Soccer Wins First Region Title Since 1974

Miezan's defense, Williamson's 4 goals lead Titans past Washington-Lee.

The T.C. Williams boys' soccer team beat Washington-Lee 5-2 on Thursday.

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T.C. Williams Boys' Soccer Team Wins Conference 7 Championship

In one year, sophomore Nunez goes from fan to clutch goal-scorer.

The T.C. Williams boys' soccer team won its second district/conference championship in three years.

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Bishop Ireton Girls’ Lax Knocks Off SSSA to Win State Title

Cardinals also won WCAC championship this season.

The Bishop Ireton girls' lacrosse team won the WCAC and VISAA Division I state championships this season.

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Martinez’s Clutch Save Sends TC to Championship Game

Titans beat Annandale in penalty-kick shootout.

T.C. Williams will host South County on Thursday in the Conference 7 championship game.

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Bishop Ireton Girls’ Lax Wins First WCAC Championship

Cardinals beat Norfolk Academy in VISAA state quarterfinals.

The Bishop Ireton girls' lacrosse team advanced to the VISAA state semifinals.

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Madison Girls’ Lax Learns From Season’s Toughest Challenge

Warhawks fall to national power St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes.

The St. Stephen's & St. Agnes girls' lacrosse team defeated Madison 13-8 on Monday.

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SSSAS Teammates Peppers, Gregory Shine at Capital Classic

Ireton’s Moseh records double-double for victorious West all-stars.

Saints' Gregory, Cardinals' Moseh produce double-doubles at Capital Classic.

Bishop Ireton Girls’ Lax Eyes WCAC, State Titles

Cardinals have improved each year under Coach Sofield.

The Bishop Ireton girls' lacrosse team is 10-2.

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SSSA Girls’ Lacrosse Trounces Rival Episcopal

Saints undefeated despite graduation of multiple All-Americans.

The St. Stephen's & St. Agnes girls' lacrosse team improved to 14-0 with a 17-3 win over Episcopal.

West Potomac’s Barnes, Lescher Befuddle T.C. Williams

Wolverine pitchers combine for 12 strikeouts during 4-1 victory.

West Potomac pitchers limited T.C. Williams to three hits on Tuesday night.