Tag: baseball

Don Dinan, co-founder of Alexandria Aces, dies at 74

By James Matheson | [email protected] Donald Dinan, cofounder of the Alexandria Aces and longtime figure in Washington, D.C. politics, died January 29. He was 74. A...

Simpson Park renovation plan approved. Del Ray residents pledge active resistance...

By Lexie Jordan | Many Del Ray residents are enraged by City Council’s decision at Saturday’s public hearing to allow all necessary permits for the...

The boys are back: Alexandria Aces set to launch 2023 season,...

By Jim McGrath Baseball is back in town for the summer and this year the Alexandria Aces will be defending a championship for the first...

Alexandria Senators at bat

By Kassidy McDonald │[email protected] The Alexandria Senators, a youth baseball team for players 12 and under, competed in the world’s largest 12U tournament last week....

Alexandria Aces win their first Cal Ripken League championship

Olivia Anderson | [email protected] This past weekend was a momentous one for the Alexandria Aces, who won the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League title for...

Our View: Baseball’s a safe choice

Up until recently, cases of COVID-19 have dropped sharply, and there has been a fascinating range of responses. Today’s page 1 story, “Breaking down...

Poor Robert’s Ruminations with Rob Whittle: A sports column

This month’s column will be on sports. No, not like Tom Boswell, Michael Wilbon or Tony Kornheiser. Well, maybe a little like Kornheiser. Did you...

Our View: “The Boys of Summer” return

The Washington Nationals begin the defense of their World Series title tonight. If that sentence doesn’t give you goosebumps, you may proceed immediately to...

The unsung hero of the ’24 Senators

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The Washington Nationals are vying for just the second World Series title in D.C. history. Fans eagerly await the Nationals’...

Ryan Wallace to represent Alexandria at National Miracle League All-Star game

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Ryan Wallace, a youth participant in the Miracle League of Alexandria, will represent the city at the second annual National...