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Despite losing star player, Episcopal enjoy successful year on court

Despite losing star player, Episcopal enjoy successful year on court

By Chris Teale (Courtesy photo) Even in a team sport like basketball, it can be tough to replace a star player. Episcopal’s girls team discovered that first hand this season as they sought to fill the [...]

T.C. wrestler reaches state quarterfinals

T.C. wrestler reaches state quarterfinals

By Chris Teale (Courtesy photo) Majik Blanco-Nethery began wrestling as a sophomore at T.C. Williams, a relative latecomer to a sport where athletes often begin in sixth grade or earlier. But as the only Titan to [...]

T.C. soccer standouts head to Maryland after stints with D.C. United academy

T.C. soccer standouts head to Maryland after stints with D.C. United academy

By Chris Teale (Courtesy photo) As freshmen, Jorge Calix and Eryk Williamson did not know each other very well. The pair attends T.C. Williams High School, but had not had much contact, except on the soccer [...]

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 [...]

Saints hockey emphasizes high standards amidst season of success

Saints hockey emphasizes high standards amidst season of success

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) On the left wing and defense, the senior captain of the St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes hockey team, William “Drew” Butler, dreams of attending either Brown University or the University of [...]

Bishop Ireton hockey team look ahead to resurgence

Bishop Ireton hockey team look ahead to resurgence

By Chris Teale (Courtesy photo) Generally, high school sports teams are coached by teachers at the school. Not so for the Bishop Ireton ice hockey team. Instead, their head coach is a tax lawyer, a Smithsonian [...]

Titans boys’ win streak at six after West Potomac Victory

Titans boys’ win streak at six after West Potomac Victory

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) These are exciting times to be in and around the T.C. Williams boys basketball team. Having begun the year 1-4 under new head coach Bryan Hill, the Titans have been on [...]

Saints boys basketball return to winning ways

Saints boys basketball return to winning ways

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) The road-weary St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes boys basketball team returned to the friendly confines of their home gym Monday night, having lost three straight games on their travels and desperate [...]

Titans split varsity basketball games at Edison High

Titans split varsity basketball games at Edison High

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) With the Christmas break looming, the T.C. Williams girls and boys basketball teams made the short trip to Edison High School looking to avenge losses against the same opponents last year. [...]

T.C. Williams inducts first members of athletic hall of fame

T.C. Williams inducts first members of athletic hall of fame

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jim McElhatton) Back when Earl Lloyd played in the NBA, there were no multi-million dollar contracts to be had, so he returned to his hometown of Alexandria to work part-time in the offseason [...]