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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 [...]

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes win ISL girls soccer tournament

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes win ISL girls soccer tournament

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) When Chris Arnold was appointed head coach of the St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes girls soccer team at the start of last season, his aim was to make them as dominant [...]

T.C. Williams field hockey lives up to their top billing with dream postseason run

T.C. Williams field hockey lives up to their top billing with dream postseason run

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) The dream run through the postseason continued Tuesday night for the No. 1 seeded T.C. Williams field hockey team, which beat Fairfax 1-0 at Minnie Howard in the 6A North regional [...]

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes field hockey prepares for postseason defense of ISL crown

St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes field hockey prepares for postseason defense of ISL crown

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) As the final buzzer sounded at the end of overtime Monday afternoon, the St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes and Stone Ridge field hockey teams retreated to the sideline following a gripping [...]

Episcopal senior Joe Goff earns national football recognition

Episcopal senior Joe Goff earns national football recognition

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) At the start of his freshman year of high school in his hometown of Framingham, Mass., Joe Goff was somewhat reluctant to play football even with the encouragement of his brother [...]

Episcopal field hockey regroup after tough loss at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes

Episcopal field hockey regroup after tough loss at St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) On October 9, despite the confidence of a four-game winning streak, the Episcopal field hockey team’s bubble appeared to burst with a 6-1 loss away against local rivals St. Stephen’s and [...]

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 [...]

T.C. Williams field hockey looks to stay focused in midst of hot streak

T.C. Williams field hockey looks to stay focused in midst of hot streak

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) For all their dominance Monday night at home against Annandale, the T.C. Williams field hockey team was only ahead 1-0 at halftime on a goal from senior forward Mimi Hyre, and [...]

Alexandria’s newest Firebirds impress at UDC men’s soccer

Alexandria’s newest Firebirds impress at UDC men’s soccer

By Chris Teale (Courtesy photo) The competition is fierce among the players of the University of the District of Columbia men’s soccer program as the team maintains intense training sessions in an effort to find consistency [...]

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 [...]