With their bats coming alive, the Arlington Senior Babe Ruth All-Stars improved to 1-2 in pool play Aug. 10 to win for the first time in the 15-under Babe Ruth World Series in Bismarck, N.D.
After winning in walk-off fashion in previous state and region tournament games en route to winning those championships, the Arlington Senior Babe Ruth 15-under All-Stars lost that way in their second game of the 15-under Babe Ruth World Series, falling to 0-2 n the baseball competition.
Rachel Conley and Charlie Greenwood of the Donaldson Run Thunderbolts brought home individual awards from the Northern Virginia Swimming League's Aug. 3 all-star meet. They were the long winners from Arlington pools at the meet.
The Washington Golf and Country Club swimming team of Arlington won its sixth straight Country Club Swimming & Diving Association championship this summer, totaling 1,301.5 points at the two-day competition. The Army Navy Country Club team of Arlington was second with a 1,103.5 total, wi…
The summer season for travel baseball players age 12 and younger wrapped recently with the Doc Bonaccorso Summer Classic, otherwise known as the “Doc B,” named for a longtime Arlington coach.
It’s a challenge sometimes, keeping track of the postseason summertime success enjoyed by the many local Little League and Babe Ruth baseball and softball all-star programs in the Sun Gazette coverage areas.
For the fourth straight summer, the Overlee Flying Fish finished second behind the Chesterbrook Tiger Sharks in Division 1 of the Northern Virginia Swimming League.
An Arlington Senior Babe Ruth 14-under travel all-star B baseball team played up one age group and enjoyed big success by winning the District 6 tournament with a 3-0 record.
With a 6-1 record, which included winning five straight games in the loser’s bracket and maintaining their cool in pressure situations, the Arlington Babe Ruth Storm 9-under baseball team won the recent state tournament in Waynesboro.
With a 4-2 record, the farewell tour ended for the Arlington Senior Babe Ruth 16-18 All-Stars with a third-place finish at the state baseball tournament in South Hill.
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