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.
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.
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.
As a freshman at West Springfield High School, Matt Miller passed the eye test for the rowing team.
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.
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.
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.
Lake Braddock baseball wins second straight conference title.
The Lake Braddock baseball team won the Conference 7 championship.
Bruins beat T.C. Williams after surrendering pair of two-goal leads.
The Lake Braddock boys' soccer team won the Conference 7 championship.
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.
Spartans secure top seed in Conference 7 tournament.
The West Springfield baseball team defeated Lake Braddock 3-1.
Bruins record seventh shutout of the season.
The Lake Braddock softball team defeated T.C. Williams 10-0 on Tuesday.
Senior produces double-double in all-star game.
Lewis Djonkam had 19 points and 13 rebounds during the Nova Challenge.
Sophomore Dougherty leads Cavaliers with six goals.
The Woodson girls' lacrosse team beat Lake Braddock 18-4 on Tuesday.
Spartans to face Oscar Smith in state quarterfinals.
The West Springfield boys' basketball team is the 6A North region's No. 3 seed in the state tournament.