Get Ready for the Ultimate Showdown: ANT GLIZZY VS DAVY RUFFIN Celebrity Boxing Match!
Hey there, local readers! If you're looking for some exciting entertainment this weekend, then look no further than the 'ANT GLIZZY' VS 'DAVY RUFFIN' CELEBRITY BOXING MATCH that's coming up on May 27th, 2023 at 4:00 PM. The event will take place at the Maryland 00000, Indian Head, MD 20640.
Woodbridge, Colgan softball advance to region semifinals behind walk-off wins
WOODBRIDGE 4, COLONIAL FORGE 3: Jada Holt’s walk-off double scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth in the Vikings’ Class 6 Region B quarterfinal win Thursday. Woodbridge (17-5) rallied to send the game into extra innings when it scored two runs in the bottom of...
Elmira Notre Dame grad Owen Stewart helps George Mason Baseball to Atlantic-10 Championship
RICHMOND, V.A. (WETM) – Elmira Notre Dame grad Owen Stewart helps George Mason Baseball win the Atlantic-10 Championship with a career best outing on the mound. (Photo Courtesy of George Mason University Athletics) Elmira Notre Dame grad Owen Stewart spent his birthday playing for the Atlantic-10 conference title and he earned the biggest present of […]
Fight Clubs Complete With Brackets, Betting Organized By VA Middle Schoolers: Principal
Fight clubs hosted and filmed by students at one Loudoun County middle school have become the center of an investigation.Students at Lunsford Middle School in Chantilly have formed elaborate fight clubs some with brackets, betting, and challenges, Principal Carrie Simms said in a letter to par…
Crabs Can’t Hold On, Drop Series Finale
YORK – The series was on the line again between the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs and the York Revolution; after the game, the Crabs would pack it up and get ready to go to Long Island, trying to be tied for the division’s top spot. The Crabs got...
Rutherford Park Tennis Courts to Undergo Resurfacing Work
Rutherford Park's tennis courts will be closed from May 29 to June 12 for resurfacing work costing $38,000. The project includes pressure washing, crack filling, resurfacing, color coating, and lining for tennis.
Five months after his body was found in Maryland, Woodbridge community comes together to honor Jose Guerrero
WOODBRIDGE, Va. — On Sunday, hundreds showed up to Freedom High School in Woodbridge to play soccer. But, this wasn't just any soccer tournament. The 12 games were played in honor of Jose "Chepe" Guerrero. The money raised during the tournament will go into a fund, for his daughter....
VHSL Playoff Quick Hits: May 25
See some quick notes and video from our coverage of Thursday night's VHSL playoff action.
Madison girls, boys lax win region championships
VIENNA, Va. (DC News Now) — Madison High School was the site of the 6D Region lacrosse finals. Heading into these games, all four teams already solidified their spots in the state tournament starting next week. Oakton vs. Madison (Girls) A very high scoring first half turned into a low scoring second half. Madison led […]
Through their eyes: A look back at the segregated Johnson Memorial Pool
Alexandria opened the Johnson Memorial Pool in 1952 at what was then the corner of First and North Payne Streets as the first swimming pool in Northern Virginia intended for use by African-Americans. The pool, named for brothers Leroy and Lonnie Johnson who drowned on July 30, 1951 while swimming...
Girls varsity tennis team loses to Madison in regional semifinals
On Tuesday May 23, the McLean girls’ varsity tennis team took their racquets and visors to James Madison High School for their Regional semifinals. They meant business, focussed on one goal: to make it to states, like they did during the 2021-2022 season. “Madison is a really tough team,”...
Tom Hodges named sportsman of the Year
Tom Hodges, a 1961 graduate of Hammond High School and a quarterback for the University of Virginia, will receive the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Hall of Fame Award. The 66th annual ceremony will take place on May 30. Student athletes from area high schools will also be recognized. The Club will award scholarships as well. For more information, visit alexandriavasports.org.
Falls Church HS Girl’s varsity lacrosse captures district, but falls to West Springfield in regionals
The Falls Church Girl’s Lacrosse team is the National District champions for the second time in a row, defeating Justice, 8-7. The team felt ready since they lost to Justice earlier this season. “We felt we had a real battle in our semi-final game against Edison which was going...
Life’s a kick on the pitch: ASA Reds launch second season in the semi-pro National Premier Soccer League
For local soccer fans, Saturday evening marked a new beginning for Alexandria’s party on the pitch – also known as the opening home game for Alexandria’s hometown summer soccer team, the ASA Reds. Last season, their inaugural campaign, the semi-pro Reds took the National Premier Soccer League...
It's Official: The Junkies Pickleball Challenge is coming on June 10
The 2023 Junkies Pickleball Challenge is official: it will happen on Saturday, June 10, in Falls Church, VA, with the exact site to be determined. Thanks to our friends at MainStreet Bank for sponsoring!
MD high school spring sports playoffs (May 23, 2023)
WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — Highlights of MPSSAA playoff games on May 23, 2023. 4A Baseball State Semifinal: No. 2 Sherwood defeats No. 3 Severna Park, 9-2 4A Baseball State Semifinal: No. 1 Urbana defeats No. 4 Laurel, 10-0 (5 innings)
Arlington's outdoor pickleball project questioned by both players, frustrated neighbors
The sport of pickleball has taken over one neighborhood in Arlington County and now, there's controversy over what to do with a major hub for the popular game. Arlington’s outdoor pickleball project questioned …. The sport of pickleball has taken over one neighborhood in Arlington County and now, there's...
Woodbridge softball defends Cardinal District Tournament title
Jericho Tate struck out 13 and allowed one run and five hits over seven innings as second-seeded Woodbridge won its second straight Cardinal District Tournament title with a 3-1 win Thursday over top-seeded Colgan. The Vikings (16-5) scored two runs in the top of the third and one more in...
Future of horse racing after horse is euthanized on the track at Preakness
BALTIMORE (WBFF) — The 148th Preakness Stakes is in the books and it was an emotional day for trainer Bob Baffert. National Treasure, one of his horses, won the whole race; however, earlier that afternoon, another of his horses "Havin A Meltdown" had to be euthanized on the track. Governor Wes Moore addressed horse safety across the state and said he is committed to keeping horse racing alive and well in Maryland.
Jose Alvarez Portillo's hat trick propels Manassas Park into region semifinals
MANASSAS PARK 4, JAMES MONROE 0: Jose Alvarez Portillo recorded a hat trick as the top-seeded Cougars (13-2-2) won Wednesday's Class 6 Region 3 quarterfinal at home. Jamie Valladares-Lopez scored the game's other goal. Assists went to Kevin Polanco Canesa, Esteban Guarin (2) and Javi Campos-Argueta. Anthony Medrano and Ruben...
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