For the last seven years, there had only been one question in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference’s boys lacrosse scene — which team will lose to Gonzaga in the title game? On Monday night, St. John’s wasn’t going to be...
With the game tied at 2-2, the National Cathedral dugout was a mix of joy and nausea on Wednesday afternoon. Though they were elated to be forcing extra innings against Visitation, Eagles coach Jennifer Phelps sensed uncertainty among the...
The girls lacrosse teams at Wilson and Field are two of the newer programs in the area — both looking to create a path for more schools to buy into the sport, while simultaneously trying to catch up to...
After winning five straight rounds, Burke junior Philip Keisler was tied with St. Albans’ Andrew Wu to determine who would be the chess champion of the D.C. State Athletic Association. In the playoff round, Keisler put the pressure on...
St. John’s to add varsity sport The St. John’s equestrian club, which has been at the school for four years, will be recognized as a varsity sport in the fall of 2017, the school announced on April 19. This year, the...
Before Wilson’s Ultimate Frisbee team took the field for the D.C. State Athletic Association tournament on Sunday, Tigers coach Dave Ohls glanced at his team’s photo from 2015. “We were just looking at our picture from the first time we...
After Visitation’s dominant 20-9 victory over Stone Ridge on Thursday, Cubs coach Katie McMahon sat the team down for its usual post-game chat and asked her team, “Who scored today?” Ten arms shot up. “That’s how you want it,” said...
After three years of watching Wilson’s baseball team enjoy annual spring break trips to the Dominican Republic, the seniors on the Tigers softball team wanted a similar experience. “All of the seniors went to coach Gore and said that...
With a runner in scoring position and two outs on the board, Visitation freshman pitcher Kiera Dent stepped up to the plate. When she made contact and dropped the ball into play, a moment of panic beset the first-year...
On Thursday night, Lindsay Allen got the call so many girls wish for when they grow up playing basketball — she was selected in the WNBA draft. Allen, who graduated from St. John’s in 2013 and just wrapped up a...

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