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The host course wasn’t in its best condition, typical for some golf venues this time of the year. Nonetheless, that didn’t prevent the Marshall Statesmen and Wakefield Warriors from being at the top of their games in what became a two-team duel for the 18-hole National District Tournament ch…

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Some graduates from Bishop O'Connell High School have performed well for college teams in recent weeks.

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What’s the name of that old famous song by the big-brass band Chicago?  Isn’t it: “Saturday in the Park”?

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The field is set for the 6D North Region girls high-school volleyball tournament that begins this week, and the Langley Saxons and Washington-Liberty Generals are two favorites from the Sun Gazette’s coverage areas.

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With how the season developed, Bruce Hanson is now very happy the shortened six-game high-school football campaign was played after being postponed from the usual fall timeframe because of the pandemic.

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For the second straight season and third time in four campaigns, the Wakefield Warriors have qualified for the football region playoffs.

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An already shortened six-game high-school football season has ended with only four games played for the Washington-Liberty Generals, because of COVID issues.

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The Bishop O’Connell Knights evened their record at 1-1 wih a 25-14 road win over John Paul the Great the night of March 26 in private-school action in Prince William County. O’Connell fell behind 14-0 in the first quarter, then its defense stiffened the rest of the game.

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With each team scoring early and often, the Wakefield Warriors and Yorktown Patriots cruised to lopsided home victories the night of March 26 in high-school football action.

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After a slow start to their season with a 1-2 record, the Washington-Liberty Generals have rebounded to win five matches in a row and own a 6-2 overall record in girls high-school field hockey.

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The Wakefield Warriors, Yorktown Patriots and Bishop O’Connell Knights were winners in high-school football action March 26.

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A number of athletes from Arlington high schools have been busy participating in college athletics in recent weeks. See a roundup below.

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For Daniel Ferguson, it’s plain and simple. Antuon Townsend was the best, most fun and friendliest basketball trainer and coach he ever had. 

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During the regular season, after a dominating 4-0 start, the Washington-Liberty Generals slumped into an inconsistent five-match stretch that included three losses and little scoring.

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For the second year in a row there was no change regarding the champion of the annual Arlington County golf tournament, as the Yorktown Patriots won the three-team high-school title.

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The Arlington Arsenal Blue 10-under travel baseball team won the recent Spring Shootout tournament at Ripken Memorial Baseball Complex in Baltimore.  

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For decades, most public high-school football games have been played under the lights on Friday nights. So it’s a pleasure when occasionally such a contest takes place during the daylight hours, instead.

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As the host Washington-Liberty Generals built a big first-half lead then held on in the final minute to win for the first time this season the night of March 19, miles away in Fairfax County the Yorktown Patriots improved to 2-2 with a blowout victory.

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The highlight of the Bishop O'Connell Knights' lopsided 45-7 loss to the visiting Bishop Ireton Cardinals on March 20 was an efficient 55-yard scoring drive late in the second quarter.

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The Yorktown High School field hockey team began the week with a 4-1 record. Its lone loss was to McLean, 1-0. One of its victories was over defending state-champion Langley, 2-1.

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For decades, most public high-school football games have been played under the lights on Friday nights. So it’s a pleasure when occasionally such a contest takes place during the daylight hours, instead.

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Arlington Babe Ruth’s travel program got the 2021 baseball season off to a successful start as the Arlington Storm Black 11-under team steamrolled its way to a championship with a 4-0 record in the third annual Charlottesville March Mayhem Tournament.

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First, high-school sports in Arlington were shut down for months because of the pandemic, and now there is a chance middle-school athletics in the county could be eliminated because of budget cuts.

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The emotion of being a big Arlington neighborhood rivalry game didn’t take on quite as much importance and passion this season. 

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With so many varsity high-school sporting events – like previous basketball contests and now football games– being streamed online these days, that means announcers are sometimes used for such broadcasts.

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