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West Potomac alum comes home to pitch for Alexandria Aces

West Potomac alum comes home to pitch for Alexandria Aces

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Players come from far and wide each summer to play for the Alexandria Aces, but this season a member of the roster is a Northern Virginia native and already familiar with [...]

Alexandria Aces look to push forward after truncated first half of season

Alexandria Aces look to push forward after truncated first half of season

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) The all-star break beckoned Sunday for the Alexandria Aces as they began their doubleheader against the Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts after a first half of the season interrupted by frequent rain and [...]

Jarrett Wood, one of Alexandria’s ultimate firefighters, takes bronze at World Police and Fire Games

Jarrett Wood, one of Alexandria’s ultimate firefighters, takes bronze at World Police and Fire Games

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) First responders from Alexandria’s police and fire departments joined their peers from across the country and around the world for the 16th World Police and Fire Games, hosted at venues across [...]

T.C. Williams’ Lyles brothers star in Cuba as international track ambassadors

T.C. Williams’ Lyles brothers star in Cuba as international track ambassadors

By Chris Teale (Courtesy photo) Not many high school students get the chance to represent their country in an international tournament, let alone one with diplomatic implications. But rising T.C. Williams seniors Noah and Josephus Lyles [...]

Alexandria Aces pitcher Gabe Mosser credits relationships with college teammates in strong start

Alexandria Aces pitcher Gabe Mosser credits relationships with college teammates in strong start

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) In the top of the fourth inning against the Herndon Braves at Frank Mann Field Monday evening, pitcher Gabe Mosser found himself in a bit of trouble on the hill, even [...]

T.C. Williams crew have a quite oar-some year

T.C. Williams crew have a quite oar-some year

By Chris Teale (Courtesy photo) T.C. Williams’ crew program continues to grow in stature, as its girls teams took home medals from a Canadian regatta to cap an already stellar season. The Titans girls headed to [...]

Adam Smith turns heads at Nationals Park as the Old Town Orioles guy

Adam Smith turns heads at Nationals Park as the Old Town Orioles guy

By Chris Teale (Photo/Mid-Atlantic Sports Network) It could have be seen as the ultimate act of bravery and defiance: wearing the shirt of a rival at an opponent’s ballpark and sitting right in front of home [...]

Despite playoff loss, young T.C. Williams baseball team has season to build on

Despite playoff loss, young T.C. Williams baseball team has season to build on

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) For a time last Friday, it felt as though the underdog T.C. Williams baseball team might well spring another upset, this time over Madison High School in the first round of [...]

Alexandria Aces hopeful of another winning season in Cal Ripken League

Alexandria Aces hopeful of another winning season in Cal Ripken League

By Hannah Brockway (Photo/Mark Briscoe) With the season opener for the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League just around the corner on June 2, the Alexandria Aces are starting to get into the swing of things. Manager [...]

Ireton triumphs over Saints in VISAA girls lacrosse final

Ireton triumphs over Saints in VISAA girls lacrosse final

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) ASHLAND, Va. — At the conclusion of Bishop Ireton’s 12-10 win over St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes in the final of the girls lacrosse Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association competition Saturday, [...]