Archive for 'T.C. Williams'

Titan shot putters put on a show

Titan shot putters put on a show

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jim McElhatton) To the uninitiated, shot put looks simple: throw a big, heavy ball as far as you can. But ask T.C. Williams sophomore Alexus Foreman and her teammates to explain the event, [...]

Lady Titans rebound with lopsided victory

Lady Titans rebound with lopsided victory

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) Down 5-0 early on Saturday against defending Patriot District champion T.C. Williams, Hayfield basketball coach Rudy Coffield called a quick timeout. A few minutes later, down 11-0, he called another timeout, [...]

When Grosser met Peralta

When Grosser met Peralta

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) Alec Grosser was a typical high school senior last year — looking forward to graduation and moving on to George Mason University. But barely a year later, he found himself instead [...]

Playoff-bound Titans

Playoff-bound Titans

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jim McElhatton) The algorithm that athletics officials use to determine who advances to the state football playoffs is pretty complex. While fans could make a strong case that T.C. Williams was worthy of [...]

Three Titans advance to regional competition

Three Titans advance to regional competition

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jim McElhatton) Anteneh Girma, the fastest runner on the T.C. Williams boys cross-country team, discovered the sport by chance. He had just been cut from the basketball team but still wanted to get [...]

South County Stallions top Titans in thriller

South County Stallions top Titans in thriller

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) Trailing by a touchdown with six seconds left, T.C. Williams quarterback Darius Holland dropped back and scanned the field, desperately searching for an open receiver on the final play of Saturday’s [...]

Unfinished business on the field

Unfinished business on the field

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jim McElhatton) The T.C. Williams field hockey program came out of nowhere last year, making a surprise run in the Patriot District playoffs after an average regular season. But this year, the squad [...]

Steadfast defense bails out Titans

Steadfast defense bails out Titans

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jim McElhatton) The T.C. Williams Titans 44-16 loss to Centreville early last month was the sort of thrashing that can rob a team of its confidence and send a season into a tailspin. [...]

Titans topple Mount Vernon Majors

Titans topple Mount Vernon Majors

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Sawyer McElhatton) The T.C. Williams volleyball team enjoyed its best season in program history last year with a 21-6 record, but a big reason for the success was star outside hitter Kate Whitmire, [...]

Powerhouse Centreville pounds Titans

Powerhouse Centreville pounds Titans

By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jim McElhatton) After winning their season opener, T.C. Williams faced a big early-season test Friday night on the road against the Centreville Wildcats, one of Northern Virginia’s top football programs. Both teams had [...]