Archive for 'Crew'

Crew clinic on the Potomac

Crew clinic on the Potomac

By Erich Wagner This summer, more than 130 Alexandria residents — young and old — have been acquainting themselves with some new terminology: the coxswain, the catch and sculling. The Alexandria Summer Crew program teaches adults [...]

T.C. crew celebrates first place win at Ted Pheonix Regatta

T.C. crew celebrates first place win at Ted Pheonix Regatta

The T.C. Williams girls freshman 8 crew team captured first place at the Ted Phoenix Regatta Saturday, clinching the Ted Phoenix Trophy while remaining undefeated. The Lady Titans team as a whole also earned the distinction of [...]

Bishop Ireton rower sees big success after tentative start on the water

Bishop Ireton rower sees big success after tentative start on the water

By Melissa Quinn For Catherine Babiec, rowing is a family affair. Her father, Daniel, was on the crew team at Boston University well before she was born. And her brother, Thaddeus, is a junior at the [...]

What can crew do for you? Sign up Saturday

What can crew do for you? Sign up Saturday

Calling all oarsmen: The T.C. Williams spring crew team is looking for athletes interested in rowing with them during their 65th season. Crew enthusiasts can sign up with the squad from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday [...]

T.C. to host rowers for MidAtlantic Erg Springs

T.C. to host rowers for MidAtlantic Erg Springs

More than 1,500 athletes are expected to descend on T.C. Williams for one of the world’s largest indoor rowing events this weekend. The Gerry Bertier Gymnasium will serve as the site of the MidAtlantic Erg Springs, [...]

Indoor rowing event seeks volunteers

Indoor rowing event seeks volunteers

Anticipating the highest turnout in the MidAtlantic Erg Sprints’ history, event organizers hope to drum up extra volunteers in advance of its February showdown. Known as the world’s third-largest indoor rowing event, the Erg Sprints welcomed [...]

Former rowers reunite on water

Former rowers reunite on water

Four former varsity crew teammates returned to Alexandria five decades after they last rowed together for a reunion cruise on the Potomac early in November. Jeff Morehouse, John Huetter, Sam Sabin and Paul Tanguay, all members [...]

Dedicated to the water, before her water breaks

Dedicated to the water, before her water breaks

Having spent much of her life immersed in competitive crew, Old Dominion Boat Club coach Meredith Mariani wasn’t going to let something like pregnancy keep her off the water. It was a decision she and her [...]

Crew cleans up on land

Crew cleans up on land

The Alexandria Crew Boosters got their hands dirty collecting litter along a stretch of the Potomac River by Oronoco Bay Park on Saturday as part of an international coastal cleanup campaign. About 60 student-athletes, parents and [...]