Tag: Sports

Still kicking at 50: The story of Alexandria Soccer Association’s half...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Drive around Alexandria for five minutes and it’s impossible to miss it. It’s on the bumpers of countless cars and...

Going for gold: Legendary goalkeeper Briana Scurry reflects on peaks and...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Briana Scurry first felt the weight settle on her shoulders when she stepped into the goal as a teenager. The eventual...

Alexandria Reds win regional tournament

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Reds, Alexandria’s youth travel baseball team, won the Northern Virginia Travel Baseball League Silver Division tournament on Nov....

His long-awaited day in the sun: The Leon Day story

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Approximately 3,400 players competed on baseball teams in the Negro Leagues between 1920 and 1948. Thirty-four Negro League players and...

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...

T.C. lights lawsuits are settled

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Updated Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. The years-long battle over the T.C. Williams High School stadium renovation came to a conclusion...

High school sports delays complicate college recruitment

By Margo Wagner Cancellations and delays for high school sports are disappointing for most athletes, but for athletes who are hoping to be recruited and...

Your Views: A puzzling omission of coach Louis Johnson

To the editor: Nicolas Walter, the late British anarchist and atheist, famously observed, “Getting the facts right is not history, but it is a necessary...

Alexandria Soccer Association launches program for school year

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Alexandria Soccer Association introduced ASA School+, a nine-week educational program for students in kindergarten through fifth grade, according to...

Fall sports delayed for Virginia high schools

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Virginia High School League announced that fall sports for schools across the state will be delayed until December, according...