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Adam Smith turns heads at Nationals Park as the Old Town Orioles guy

Adam Smith turns heads at Nationals Park as the Old Town Orioles guy

By Chris Teale (Photo/Mid-Atlantic Sports Network) It could have be seen as the ultimate act of bravery and defiance: wearing the shirt of a rival at an opponent’s ballpark and sitting right in front of home [...]

Despite playoff loss, young T.C. Williams baseball team has season to build on

Despite playoff loss, young T.C. Williams baseball team has season to build on

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) For a time last Friday, it felt as though the underdog T.C. Williams baseball team might well spring another upset, this time over Madison High School in the first round of [...]

Alexandria Aces hopeful of another winning season in Cal Ripken League

Alexandria Aces hopeful of another winning season in Cal Ripken League

By Hannah Brockway (Photo/Mark Briscoe) With the season opener for the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League just around the corner on June 2, the Alexandria Aces are starting to get into the swing of things. Manager [...]

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, [...]

T.C. boys soccer team prepares for playoff run

T.C. boys soccer team prepares for playoff run

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) At one stage in their final game of the regular season, things did not look good for the T.C. Williams boys soccer team, playing away against rivals West Potomac High School. [...]

Episcopal softball celebrate first regular season league title since 2008

Episcopal softball celebrate first regular season league title since 2008

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) When their five current seniors arrived in the program as freshmen four years ago, Episcopal’s softball team was in a phase of transition with just two upperclassmen on the roster. Since [...]

England Under-19 women’s lacrosse team visits Port City

England Under-19 women’s lacrosse team visits Port City

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) In just three months, the England Under-19s girls national lacrosse team face their toughest challenge as they head north to Scotland for the Under-19s Women’s World Lacrosse Championship. As part of [...]

Saints girls lacrosse team profits from Spring Fling competition

Saints girls lacrosse team profits from Spring Fling competition

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) Even after a strong start to the season, the girls lacrosse team of St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes know plenty of tough challenges lie ahead, especially as they continue league play [...]

T.C. boys soccer team remains focused despite unbeaten run

T.C. boys soccer team remains focused despite unbeaten run

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) They are defending state champions with a 5-0-1 record this season, and have not lost since May of last year when they went down 2-0 to Washington-Lee. However, the boys soccer [...]

Episcopal girls lacrosse get started on the right track

Episcopal girls lacrosse get started on the right track

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) In years past, members of the Episcopal girls lacrosse team might have been daunted by the prospect of facing their big rivals St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes. The Saints are ranked [...]