Archive for 'T.C. Williams'

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 [...]

Titans limping into playoffs

Titans limping into playoffs

By Jim McElhatton One player suffered a concussion. Another had a torn tendon. Then there were all sorts of illnesses that kept various T.C. Williams boys lacrosse players sidelined for games this season: bronchitis, strep throat [...]

T.C. Williams cycling club picks up speed

T.C. Williams cycling club picks up speed

By Jim McElhatton Long before T.C. Williams senior Alex Wolz was born, his father bought a yellow Schwinn 10-speed bike with the money he’d saved from his childhood job as a paperboy in Wisconsin. But his [...]

Saints top Titans in final game of city baseball tournament

Saints top Titans in final game of city baseball tournament

By Jim McElhatton On paper, the TC Willliams High School varsity baseball team might’ve seemed the favorite to win the three-team early season tournament featuring city rivals St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes and Bishop Ireton this [...]

Lady Titans embrace role as underdog

Lady Titans embrace role as underdog

By Melissa Quinn For the T.C. Williams girls varsity basketball team, being the underdog has become the norm. Season after season, the team plays well enough to reach the Patriot District tournament. And year after year, [...]

Titans, Lady Titans bounced from regional tournament

Titans, Lady Titans bounced from regional tournament

A disastrous fourth quarter Wednesday night spelled the end of T.C. William’s postseason aspirations, despite an early lead against Westfield. T.C. enjoyed a single point advantage against the Bulldogs heading into the second quarter of action [...]

T.C. Williams Titans advance in Northern Region tourney with victory over Thomas Jefferson

T.C. Williams Titans advance in Northern Region tourney with victory over Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson High School worked hard to shut down T.C. Williams’ red-hot T.J. Huggins during the first round of regionals Monday, but the strategy just gave teammate Jordan Byrd a chance to shine. The shooting guard [...]

T.C. Williams Titans clinch Patriot District title, face Thomas Jefferson tonight in Northern Region tourney

T.C. Williams Titans clinch Patriot District title, face Thomas Jefferson tonight in Northern Region tourney

Despite a tough season, the T.C. Williams Titans had little trouble locking up the Patriot District tournament with a win against South County Friday night. Led by seniors Daquan Kerman and T.J. Huggins, the Titans went [...]