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‘Swim Like Michelle’ Fundraiser Held in Burke

‘Swim Like Michelle’ Fundraiser Held in Burke

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SYC West End Rugby Going to Nationals

Both the Springfield boys’ and girls’ teams will be competing May 18-20.

Rugby in Springfield

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Lake Braddock’s Atkins Selected Virginia Player of the Year

Atkins starts classes, football practice at University of Virginia.

Lake Braddock Secondary School’s former star football player, Lamont Atkins, was announced as the 2016-2017 Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year.

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Bumped, Bruised, Better

Springfield man recovers from mid-race Ironman accident.

Bill Vitaletti of Springfield had fractured his jaw in three places, broken a bone in his eye socket, chipped a tooth and cracked two other teeth that would eventually have to be pulled. But he didn’t know any of that at the time. What he knew was he still had at least 20 miles left to bike and 26.2 miles to run before completing his first Ironman triathlon.

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From the Beginning to the End

982 participants signed up for 2016 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.

The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) opened Sept. 10 and ran through Sept. 21 with another record registration of 918 participants.

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Burke, Lorton, Springfield: Lake Braddock Running Back Signs for University of Virginia

On Friday, Sept. 9, 2016, Lake Braddock Senior running back Lamont Atkins, of Burke, signed his grant-in-aid scholarship package to play football for the University of Virginia. The grant-in-aid signature guarantees the future Cavalier a full-cost athletic scholarship at the university.

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2007 West Springfield Grad Competed in Olympic Rowing

As a freshman at West Springfield High School, Matt Miller passed the eye test for the rowing team.

Ginny Thrasher's Golden Gun

Springfield’s Ginny Thrasher wins Olympic gold in air rifle.

Before she left for the Río Olympics, 19-year-old sharpshooter Ginny Thrasher of Springfield was just looking to get experience in her first games. “I was looking more towards 2020 as a realistic option,” she had said.

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Dragon Boating

It’s been called the fastest growing water sport in the world – although it took more than 2,000 years to recently take aim at that title.

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State Tournament Roundup

W-L boys' soccer, Robinson girls', boys' lax among teams competing for titles.

The 6A state championships are being held today at Robinson and Lake Braddock.

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Burke: Bishop Pitches Bruins to Conference 7 Championship

Lake Braddock baseball wins second straight conference title.

The Lake Braddock baseball team won the Conference 7 championship.

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Burke: Quashie’s OT Goal Gives Lake Braddock Conference 7 Title

Bruins beat T.C. Williams after surrendering pair of two-goal leads.

The Lake Braddock boys' soccer team won the Conference 7 championship.

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Springfield: A Losing Season; a Winning Heart

With 0-15 record, Lee High Lancers baseball coach Matt MacDonald works on rebuilding season.

Lee High School's baseball coach Matt MacDonald, 34, of Old Town Alexandria has his heart in baseball.

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West Springfield Ends Strain's No-Hit Bid, Beats Lake Braddock

Spartans secure top seed in Conference 7 tournament.

The West Springfield baseball team defeated Lake Braddock 3-1.

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