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...
Since the early 1990s, Wilson’s baseball team has ruled the D.C. Interscholastic Athletic Association. Coming into this season, the Tigers are eying their 25th consecutive league crown along with the chance to extend their unbelievable 22-year undefeated streak in...
For a young team, no matter how talented, learning how to put together a complete game can be a harsh lesson. Last Wednesday, Sidwell’s softball team saw a two-run lead at St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes evaporate on a walk-off...
Coming into the 2017 season, St. Albans baseball coach R.J. Johnsen is confident that the defending D.C. State Athletic Association champions can have another stellar year. The skipper’s bravado centers around the Bulldogs’ pitching, which is led by Andrew Keane...
After capturing the Potomac Valley Athletic Conference softball title last spring, Burke comes into this season with a target on its back. It’s a position that would cause most teams to feel pressure. But Bengals coach Scott Reynolds has established...
Since 2010, Gonzaga’s lacrosse team has run roughshod over both local and national competition while capturing seven straight Washington Catholic Athletic Conference crowns and establishing itself as one of the best teams in the country. But after graduating 17 players...
When Katie McMahon took over as Visitation’s girls lacrosse coach over the winter, she inherited a talented team. But the Cubs needed a new direction after a 2016 season that proved disappointing despite sending eight players to play at...
When the NCAA men’s and women’s basketball bracket was released last week, 13 former Northwest high school hoops stars were in the running. But with the tournaments whittled down to just eight teams — four men’s and four women’s...
In 2016, St. John’s lost a girls lacrosse showdown to Elizabeth Seton in overtime — a game the Cadets felt they let slip away. On Friday afternoon, they avenged that loss, thrashing the Roadrunners 17-6. The victory was also...

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