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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, [...]

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 [...]

Bishop Ireton trumps Carroll, McNamara

Bishop Ireton trumps Carroll, McNamara

Heading into their final regular season matchup, the Bishop Ireton Cardinals have strung together a pair of impressive wins against Carroll and McNamara. Sophomore forward Ty Quarles and junior guard Da’von Wiley teamed up to push [...]

Saints bow out of IAC tourney early

Saints bow out of IAC tourney early

The St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes Saints will settle for a fifth- or sixth-place finish in the annual Interstate Athletic Conference tournament after falling to Landon in the first round. The Saints’ seven-game losing streak carried [...]

Maroon clinch final regular season game

Maroon clinch final regular season game

Rising star Doug Chappell led the Episcopal Maroon to victory in their final regular season game with a 19-point performance against St. Albans on February 9. Though the 9-14 Bulldogs hung tough with the No. 7-ranked [...]

PLAYOFFS: T.C. Williams' Huggins leads Titans to regionals with win over West Potomac

PLAYOFFS: T.C. Williams' Huggins leads Titans to regionals with win over West Potomac

When T.C. Williams senior T.J. Huggins’ teammates need him the most, the forward delivered the strongest performance of his career, carrying the Titans to an opening win in the Patriot District tournament. Staring down a relentless [...]

After daughter’s death, a coach finds mentoring

After daughter’s death, a coach finds mentoring

Illness stole Berlina Smith’s little girl away six years ago, but the loss couldn’t rob her of the love she still has for her daughter. Now she deals it out on the basketball court, mentoring teenage [...]