Tom Worstell loved changing sports each season at Stonewall Jackson High School as much as he enjoyed playing them. His effortless and accolade-filled transitions left an impressive legacy.
If attending the U.S. Naval Academy isn’t dedication and commitment enough, how about doubling up by playing sprint football for the school during the same four-year span?
With three former players coaching on NFL staffs in recent seasons and another at the Division I college level, the Oakton High School football team has been a training ground for that profession.
The list is a long one of local high-school football players who have returned later in life to coach on some level at their alma maters, or for other nearby prep teams.
Battlefield High School head football coach Scott Girolmo will leave after his current position after this school year to become the new head football coach at Prince George County High School.
Will Murphy is quite happy to be enrolled and taking online classes at Rochester Institute of Technology while he prepares to wrestle for the Division III college team at some point.
As of Oct. 12, high-school sports teams from all three seasons in Arlington were allowed to start holding optional and limited practice sessions, which are basically conditioning workouts with no balls or contact permitted.
It’s no surprise, really, considering the Flint Hill School football team won consecutive high-school state championships in 2017 and 2018, that many players from those Huskies squads are now members of college teams.
Gainesville High School will become the first Virginia public high school to call itself the Cardinals. The name was selected after a survey was sent out to parents and students soliciting nominations. The Cardinals received the most votes.
The Washington Football Team fell behind early and could never find its rhythm offensively in a 30-10 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday.
Yorktown High School graduate M.J. Stewart is receiving significant playing time in the defensive secondary for the Cleveland Browns through three NFL games this season.
On a talented frontline filled with first-rounders, Stonewall Jackson High School graduate Tim Settle has still made in impact as a reserve defensive tackle for the Washington Football Team.
Sean Finnerty stood at midfield with a whistle draped around his neck ready to start Patriot’s first out-of-season football workout.
With the 2020-21 regular-season and postseason dates and game allotments in place, local high schools district have begun the process of creating their own schedules.
It’s not his preference, yet becoming patient and learning to wait are traits Tanner Wall has reluctantly accepted, while diligently continuing to prepare for the opportunity he wants.
A number of former Bishop O’Connell Knights High School football players and coaches remain involved in the sport in college level, some at the highest level.
DAVID GALLION: Arlington resident David Gallion was chosen to the 2019-2020 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete team as a result of his sophomore efforts in both men’s swimming and men’s water polo for Gannon University.
In the high-school football annals in Arlington, Friday, Sept. 11 of 1987 was the only time in county history that all four Arlington varsity prep teams were involved in games against one another on the same date.
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