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Bishop Ireton wins city wrestling tournament

Bishop Ireton wins city wrestling tournament

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Each day at Bishop Ireton, wrestling head coach Kwinten Brown walks through the cafeteria on lunch duty, but also on a scouting mission to try and find boys who look like [...]

Bishop Ireton boys basketball nearly upsets H.D. Woodson

Bishop Ireton boys basketball nearly upsets H.D. Woodson

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) For four quarters and one period of overtime on January 2, the Bishop Ireton boys basketball team stayed well within striking distance of the undefeated and highly regarded D.C. powerhouse H.D. [...]

Re-tooled Bishop Ireton girls basketball team relishes new status

Re-tooled Bishop Ireton girls basketball team relishes new status

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Last year, the Bishop Ireton girls basketball team had few expectations, but finished with 15 wins — the most for the program since the school became co-ed in 1990 — and [...]

Bishop Ireton reaches second straight VISAA football final

Bishop Ireton reaches second straight VISAA football final

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) The last time Bishop Ireton faced Flint Hill on the football field, on October 10, the Cardinals recovered from a 20-3 deficit at halftime to win 24-23 away from home. Just [...]

Bishop Ireton field hockey battle hard near top of WCAC

Bishop Ireton field hockey battle hard near top of WCAC

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) The Washington Catholic Athletic Conference is packed with strong field hockey teams of similar ability and skill, and that strength was apparent Monday afternoon as Bishop Ireton and Holy Cross played [...]

Bishop Ireton boys soccer look to push on

Bishop Ireton boys soccer look to push on

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) The disappointment was apparent as the final whistle blew Tuesday afternoon and the Bishop Ireton boys soccer team was held to a 2-2 tie at home against local rivals St. Stephen’s [...]

Bishop Ireton football ready to spread their wings after VISAA final appearance in 2014

Bishop Ireton football ready to spread their wings after VISAA final appearance in 2014

By Chris Teale (Photo/Joe Simpson) At the start of the first football practice session of the new season last week, one Bishop Ireton player brought a photograph of the Benedictine College Preparatory players kissing the Virginia [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Ireton girls basketball moving in right direction under new coach Harris

Ireton girls basketball moving in right direction under new coach Harris

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) It is often said that a team learns more about itself in defeat than in victory, so Bishop Ireton’s 69-45 defeat at home to St. Mary’s Ryken in girls basketball certainly [...]