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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, [...]

T.C. boys soccer team prepares for playoff run

T.C. boys soccer team prepares for playoff run

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) At one stage in their final game of the regular season, things did not look good for the T.C. Williams boys soccer team, playing away against rivals West Potomac High School. [...]

Episcopal softball celebrate first regular season league title since 2008

Episcopal softball celebrate first regular season league title since 2008

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) When their five current seniors arrived in the program as freshmen four years ago, Episcopal’s softball team was in a phase of transition with just two upperclassmen on the roster. Since [...]

England Under-19 women’s lacrosse team visits Port City

England Under-19 women’s lacrosse team visits Port City

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) In just three months, the England Under-19s girls national lacrosse team face their toughest challenge as they head north to Scotland for the Under-19s Women’s World Lacrosse Championship. As part of [...]

Saints girls lacrosse team profits from Spring Fling competition

Saints girls lacrosse team profits from Spring Fling competition

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Even after a strong start to the season, the girls lacrosse team of St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes know plenty of tough challenges lie ahead, especially as they continue league play [...]

T.C. boys soccer team remains focused despite unbeaten run

T.C. boys soccer team remains focused despite unbeaten run

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) They are defending state champions with a 5-0-1 record this season, and have not lost since May of last year when they went down 2-0 to Washington-Lee. However, the boys soccer [...]

Episcopal girls lacrosse get started on the right track

Episcopal girls lacrosse get started on the right track

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) In years past, members of the Episcopal girls lacrosse team might have been daunted by the prospect of facing their big rivals St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes. The Saints are ranked [...]

Accolades keep pouring in for Alexandria Boxing Club

Accolades keep pouring in for Alexandria Boxing Club

By Chris Teale and Susan Hale Thomas (Photo/Susan Hale Thomas) From the gym of the Charles Houston Recreation Center, Alexandria Boxing Club coach Kay Koroma has spent years turning around the lives of young men and [...]

Ireton boys lacrosse celebrates first win in a year

Ireton boys lacrosse celebrates first win in a year

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) At the final buzzer, the relief and the jubilation were palpable around Fannon Field, as Bishop Ireton’s boys lacrosse team celebrated their first victory in league play in a year as [...]