Archive for 'T.C. Williams'

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 [...]

Iesha Kenney strikes gold

Iesha Kenney strikes gold

By Jim McElhatton City resident Iesha Kenney took the gold medal over the weekend at the USA Boxing Junior Olympics, a 40-plus-year-old national tournament that’s been a proving ground for the sport’s biggest names. The victory [...]

T.C. junior launches sports website geared toward high school students

T.C. junior launches sports website geared toward high school students

By Jim McElhatton In the boardroom of a downtown D.C. law office recently, T.C. Williams junior Dagim Girma stood up in front of dozens of onlookers to sell his business plan for a website called The [...]

Cancer survivor leads charge for Alexandria’s first Relay for Life

Cancer survivor leads charge for Alexandria’s first Relay for Life

By Melissa Quinn The T-shirt swallowed Brynne Ware-Colantuoni. As the 4-year-old girl walked hand-in-hand with her mother at Relay for Life, fellow participants kept saying how cute she was wearing her mom’s T-shirt. But it was [...]