What began in Arlington has become an East Coast road trip and championship journey that will end in southern Florida for the 9-under Arlington Babe Ruth Storm baseball team.
Her team finished second in each competition, but still, Kathryn Sandercock now holds the rare distinction of playing and pitching in the two most famous softball World Series, with each televised nationally.
Here is a list of athletes from Northern Virginia high schools and Northern Virginia residents who will participate in the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
The initial evaluation of manager Graeme Fineman’s Arlington Senior Babe Ruth 13-under all-stars was the baseball team would have sound defense and pitching, and would be able to bunt and run the bases well.
The Overlee Flying Fish lost for the first time this season, falling to the visiting Tuckahoe Tigers, 214-206, July 10 in Northern Virginia Swimming League Division 1 action.
Playing maybe its best two games of the summer season, host Arlington Post 139 swept a double header from Springfield Post 176 by scores of 7-4 and 4-3 July 11 at Wakefield High School, giving the American Legion baseball team three wins in its last four contests.
The Donaldson Run Thunderbolts (1-3) struck down the Highlands Whomping Turtles, 248-172, on the road for their first win of the Northern Virginia Swimming League Division 1 season on July 10.
The way longtime head coach Greg Beer analyzes his boys lacrosse team’s best season in school history, the preparation for that 2021 success action began a year earlier when the 2020 high-school campaign was canceled because of the pandemic.
With 202 points and top finishes in many races, the Overlee Flying Fish won the Northern Virginia Swimming League’s Division 1 relay carnival at Chesterbrook pool in McLean.
The Overlee pool summer diving team won its initial home meet of the 2021 season, defeating Truro, 39-32, in Division I action of the Northern Virginia Swimming League.
The Overlee Flying Fish defeated the Donaldson Run Thunderbolts in a rare all-Arlington matchup in the Northern Virginia Swimming League. Overlee won, 236-184, on July 3, keeping the Flying Fish tied for first with the Tuckahoe Tigers at 3-0 in Division 1.
The Dominion Hills Warriors in Division 8 and the Overlee Flying Fish in Division 1 remained undefeated at 3-0 and tied for first place with home victories in Northern Virginia Swimming League action on July 3.
In July 3 Colonial Swimming League action, Arlington's Fort Myer Squids of the White Division fell to 0-2 with a 294-157 loss to the host Burke Centre Stingers.
With heavily attended high-school state-tournament baseball and softball playoff games in recent days, some spectators found creative ways to watch the action by avoiding the crowded bleachers and other popular spots, like behind the backstop.
Led by a trio of strong individual performances, the Washington-Liberty and Yorktown high-school girls track and field teams placed tied for fifth and seventh, respectively and just a point apart, at the Virginia High School League’s Class 6 outdoor state meet.
The shortened American Legion summer baseball season began more than two weeks late and the schedule has been quite busy for Arlington Post 139 and the other five District 17 teams.
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