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Brentsville’s defense stepped up with fourth-down stops on back-to-back possessions in the fourth quarter to secure a 32–21 win over George Mason in the first round of the Class 3 Region B playoffs. The defense allowed just seven points in the final three quarters, helping the Tigers storm b…

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When Colonial Forge coach John Brown reflected on the regular season schedule the Eagles had put together this year, he thought games road games against Grassfield and Freedom and a home game against four-time defending state Class 5 champion Highland Springs would provide a strong litmus te…

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The Washington-Liberty Generals hosted the Yorktown Patriots in an all-Arlington clash among high-school football rivals on Friday night, Nov. 8.

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At last! A visual two-step process has begun with the hope of helping to eliminate, or certainly lessen the number of those annoying delay-of-game penalties in high school football.

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With bookend victories to their regular season, including a memorable 17-7 final-game home win over their neighborhood rival Langley Saxons on Nov. 8, the McLean Highlanders had a big bounce-back campaign in 2019.

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The Bishop O'Connell Knights scored the first 20 points against the visiting Paul VI Catholic Panthers on Nov. 9, then allowed the next 21 in a 21-20 loss in their final regular-season game of the high-school football season.

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The results of the final Friday night lights of the 2019 high-school football regular season in Nov. 8 action secured an outright district championship for the Yorktown Patriots and Wakefield Warriors.

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Depending on the outcome of final regular-season games on Nov. 8, there is a possibility that the Wakefield Warriors, Washington-Liberty Generals and Yorktown Patriots could all end up as district football champions.

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With the Washington-Liberty Generals’ 42-0 victory over the host McLean Highlanders in Nov. 1 high-school football action, the winning team kept possession of the annual Highlanders-Generals Cup trophy awarded to the winner of the game each fall for 12 seasons now.

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The Madison Warhawks (6-3, 2-1) remained in second place in the Concorde District with a 41-0 home shutout over their neighborhood rival Oakton Cougars on Nov. 1 in high-school football action.

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In a trio of important district football games with first place and or playoff implications on the line Friday night, Nov. 1, all three of Arlington’s public-school teams won big.

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For the third straight season and eighth time in the past 10 high-school football campaigns, the neighborhood rival Flint Hill Huskies and Potomac School Panthers will meet in the final regular-season game for both that will decide the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference champion.

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The final 2019 regular-season football game for the host Flint Hill Huskies and Potomac School Panthers on Saturday, Nov. 2 will be a showdown for first place in the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference.

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Their second win of the season was undoubtedly the biggest of the two for the Bishop O'Connell Knights, who topped the host Bishop Ireton Cardinals, 28-14, Oct. 26 in a tightly-contested high-school football clash.

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