Ask any local softball coach or pitcher what the scariest sight is on the diamond and the answer is usually Visitation’s Sydney Love-Baker. “She can change the game with one swing,” said Sidwell coach Bethany Sindy. “She is quite the...
Major League Baseball recently selected 40 youth baseball and softball players to compete in its national youth skills competitions — the Scotts MLB Pitch, Hit & Run and the Jr. Home Run Derby. Among the selections was 10-year-old Sam Rosand,...
The Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame added nine new members this month in a ceremony at Nationals Park. The July 9 inductees were selected based on their accomplishments and contributions to sports in the Greater D.C. area. The hall...
Georgetown resident Gussie Johns, a rising junior at the University of Southern California, is currently playing in England for Team USA in the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup. Team USA has won seven of the nine world cups,...
The Northwest Little League 10-and-under all-stars repeated as District champions after defeating Capitol City 7-0 in a rain-shortened game. The team is comprised of 14 standout players from local Little League teams. “Since the end of their regular season, the...
The Northwest Little League 11-and-under squad crushed Capitol City 14-1 in a contest that was halted by a mercy rule midway through the third inning, efficiently winning the D.C. championship. The Northwest team — made up of Cole Huh, Leo...
Throughout the spring, Eric Harrison Jr. consistently sprinted past the competition to rack up first-place finishes and medals for St. John’s. On June 22, his efforts were rewarded with another award when he was named the Gatorade D.C. boys...
In the 32-year history of the D.C. Gatorade player of the year awards, no winner had ever come from School Without Walls’ athletics program. That came to an end on June 22 when Walls sprinter Ingrid Joseph was named 2017’s...
Former National Cathedral basketball star Bella Alarie was recently named to Team USA’s U19 World Cup basketball team. “It’s surreal,” Alarie told the team’s website after the May 21 announcement. “I was so nervous sitting in that room waiting for...
The Under Armour All-America Lacrosse games — the nation’s biggest high school lacrosse showcase — took over Towson University last week and a slew of Northwest lacrosse players stepped into the fray. In the main event, Colin Hinton — a...

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