It used to be that varsity high-school sports teams in Arlington didn’t enjoy much post-season good fortune during the various fall public-school campaigns beyond district-tournament competitions.
With an 18-hole score of 82, Washington-Liberty High School’s Kaiya Mitchell tied for the final qualifying spot with two other golfers Oct. 23 to earn a berth to play in the Virginia High School League’s Girls State Open Golf Tournament.
With an important victory over the host Langley Saxons on Oct. 18, the Yorktown Patriots have the opportunity to win an outright district championship for the first time since 2012.
What occurred the night of Friday, Oct. 11 in high-school football action was something that doesn’t happen often involving Arlington County’s three public-school varsity teams – they all won.
Friday night, Oct. 11 brought a trio of success for Arlington County’s three public-school varsity football teams as the Wakefield Warriors, Washington-Liberty Generals and Yorktown Patriots were all victorious in winning their opening district games - leaving all in first place.
With an individual winner and two team champions, the Bishop O’Connell Knights had a strong showing among rivals Oct. 10 at the annual Arlington County cross country championships.
The annual Arlington County boys and girls high-school cross country meets were run Oct. 10 at Bluemont Park with both the Bishop O'Connell girls and boys teams winning.
The defending Liberty District Tournament girls volleyball champion Washington-Liberty Generals are off to a 9-1 start this season, and began the week with a 2-1 record in league play.
In thrilling fashion, and for the third year in a row, the Wakefield Warriors defeated the Washington-Liberty Generals in an all-Arlington high-school football clash.
Jamar Hicks is so excited about being hired as Wakefield High School’s new head girls basketball coach he has hit the ground running as far as preparation for the start of practice in November, then the season on Dec. 6.
Through the first two games of the 2019 high-school football season the Yorktown Patriots are perfect at 2-0 with as many shutouts and scoring 40 or more points in each contest.
Behind a 300-yard passing game from senior quarterback Grant Wilson the Yorktown Patriots opened their 2019 high-school football season with a 40-0 home victory over visiting Wilson of Washington, D.C. on Sept. 6.
With the temperature very hot during a recent practice session, the Wakefield High School football discarded their helmets and pads, and some their shirts, then continued on with various drills.
With many returning starters and players back from a year ago, including No. 1 quarterback Cason Poythress, head coach Wayne Hogwood is highly optimistic the Wakefield Warriors have the potential to be considerably improved this fall.
With a second in one tournament, followed by finishing third in two others, plus a dual-match victory –all coming in the same week – the start to the 2019 high-school golf season has been a strong one for the Yorktown Patriots.
The Wakefield High School girls varsity basketball program will have a new leader for the 2019-20 season, as longtime head coach Marcia Richardson is stepping down.
Led by some individual winners, including a rare tie for first, the Washington-Lee Generals and Yorktown Patriots each finished third in the girls and boys 6D North Region track and field high-school championship.
GOLFER EARNS SCHOLARSHIP: Wakefield High School senior golfer Peter Jacobsen, a four-year member of the team, recently received a $2,500 scholarship from the Virginia State Golf Association’s VIP golf-scholarship foundation.
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