The first Division I Virginia private school rankings of the 2022-23 girls and boys basketball seasons have been released and the Bishop O’Connell Knights are among both top 10s.
Jonah Friedman continues to be one of the top performers for what has been an accomplished winter season for the Washington-Liberty Generals’ indoor track and field teams.
To any reporter who regularly takes notes the old-fashioned way – by writing things down – a box of brand new No. 2 wooden pencils anytime of the year is an outstanding, much-appreciated and cherished present.
The host Wakefield Warriors had big rivalry wins in recent girls and boys varsity high-school basketball action by scoring the same amount of points in defeating the Washington-Liberty Generals in an all-Arlington doubleheader.
Washington-Liberty High School senior defensive lineman Elijah Hughes was chosen as a first-team Virginia High School League Class 6 all-state player on defense.
Led by Mara Gerardi’s second in the all-around with a 35.325 total score, the Washington-Liberty Generals won a recent girls high-school gymnastics meet with a team score of 137.275.
In a Liberty District wrestling match, the visiting Yorktown Patriots had the lead at times, but lost to the Marshall Statesmen, 42-34. Marshall had six pins in the match.
Seven players who were teammates on last summer’s age 17-under AAU Team Prolook boys basketball squad took up different sides for the high-school championship game of the recent George Long Holiday Hoops Tournament.
The Yorktown Patriots (10-2, 3-0) continued their strong boys basketball season by winning two Liberty District games in recent days and were in a first-place tie in the league with the Marshall Statesmen.
Darrell Weeks, the Wakefield High School head football coach for the 2022 season, has stepped down. Weeks informed his players of that decision the afternoon of Jan. 4.
Wakefield High School’s Elizabeth Coe finished third in the girls 1,000-meter race at a holiday invitational indoor track and field meet in Prince George’s County, Md.
Counting former players who are now current coaches of various participating teams, there was a strong Arlington connection at the recent George Long Holiday Hoops Tournament at Wakefield High School.
The Wakefield Warriors would have liked to have won more games, but the boys high-school basketball team did play three close contests in finishing 1-2 at the host squad’s 20th annual George Long Holiday Hoops Tournament.
Although they didn’t win this year’s title, the Washington-Liberty Generals still enjoyed a breakout performance at the long-standing George Long Holiday Hoops Tournament at Wakefield High School.
The Washington-Liberty High School girls and boys varsity basketball teams split non-conference games against the Oakton Cougars the same night in recent action.
The Yorktown Patriots fell behind 10-0 and never found their shooting eye in a road loss to the Annandale Atoms in non-district boys high-school basketball action Dec. 20.
Schools will be closed next week for the winter break, but many local girls and boys high-school varsity basketball teams will remain plenty busy participating in holiday tournaments.
Seven Bishop O’Connell High School girls soccer players were chosen all-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference for their play during the team’s state-championship fall season.
Wakefield High School hosted the first Vic Blue Memorial Wrestling Tournament on Dec. 17, a co-ed competition that included 18 teams and 42 female participants.
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