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Lady Titans fall short in tourney

Lady Titans fall short in tourney

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jim McElhatton) The T.C. Williams Lady Titans were exactly where they expected to be last week, facing rival West Springfield in the conference finals. T.C. and the Lady Spartans split their two regular-season [...]

Lady Titans crush Annandale Atoms

Lady Titans crush Annandale Atoms

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) The T.C. Williams basketball team started off with an uninspiring 4-5 record. But the Lady Titans ended the regular season Tuesday night on a 13-game winning streak by defeating Annandale. The [...]

Don’t count out the Bishop Ireton Cardinals

Don’t count out the Bishop Ireton Cardinals

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) Bishop Ireton doesn’t boast one of the top basketball teams of the famed Washington Catholic Athletic Conference, but the Cardinals have been playing like they belong among the elite. On Friday [...]

Playing outside the lines

Playing outside the lines

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jim McElhatton) The forecast warned of wintery weather on the way earlier this week, but the basketball players at Ewald Park in the city’s West End didn’t care. They wanted to get in [...]

Lady Titans rebound with lopsided victory

Lady Titans rebound with lopsided victory

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) Down 5-0 early on Saturday against defending Patriot District champion T.C. Williams, Hayfield basketball coach Rudy Coffield called a quick timeout. A few minutes later, down 11-0, he called another timeout, [...]

Lady Titans embrace role as underdog

Lady Titans embrace role as underdog

By Melissa Quinn For the T.C. Williams girls varsity basketball team, being the underdog has become the norm. Season after season, the team plays well enough to reach the Patriot District tournament. And year after year, [...]

Ireton’s drive for perfection fuels players

Ireton’s drive for perfection fuels players

By Melissa Quinn For the Bishop Ireton boys varsity basketball team, perfection no longer falls into the category of something to strive for — it’s demanded. Every practice begins with perfection: a series of drills using [...]

Titans, Lady Titans bounced from regional tournament

Titans, Lady Titans bounced from regional tournament

A disastrous fourth quarter Wednesday night spelled the end of T.C. William’s postseason aspirations, despite an early lead against Westfield. T.C. enjoyed a single point advantage against the Bulldogs heading into the second quarter of action [...]

T.C. Williams Titans clinch Patriot District title, face Thomas Jefferson tonight in Northern Region tourney

T.C. Williams Titans clinch Patriot District title, face Thomas Jefferson tonight in Northern Region tourney

Despite a tough season, the T.C. Williams Titans had little trouble locking up the Patriot District tournament with a win against South County Friday night. Led by seniors Daquan Kerman and T.J. Huggins, the Titans went [...]

Lady Titans pummel West Potomac in district playoffs

Lady Titans pummel West Potomac in district playoffs

The T.C. Williams Lady Titans are a step closer to winning a state title after upending West Potomac in the opening round of the Patriot District tournament. T.C. had little trouble with West Potomac during the [...]