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Bryce Harper for MVP

Bryce Harper for MVP

Noah Winslow, Business Manager

October 9, 2015


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Bryce Harper was stranded on second base after a hustle-double when the Washington Nationals’ season ended on October 3 with a 1-0 loss to the New York Mets. The hit was a good summary of his entire season, showing his hustle and ability to make something out of nothing. After making his major league debut as a 19-...

Nationals’ woes

Nationals’ woes

Noah Winslow, Business Manager

October 2, 2015


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On Saturday, September 26, the New York Mets beat the Cincinnati Reds to clinch their first postseason berth since 2006, officially eliminating any chance the Washington Nationals had to get into the postseason. The team not even making the postseason was very underachieving for a team that had World Serie...

You See I See Success in D.C

You See I See Success in D.C

Will Siegal, Sports Editor

May 1, 2015


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April 21 proved to be a busy day for three big sports teams in the area. The Wizards took a two games to none lead over the Raptors with a 30 point win. A few hours later, Nicklas Backstrom fired a wrister top shelf against Jaroslav Halak to secure a 2-1 overtime victory to tie up the series with the...

Boston Strong

Boston Strong

Noah Winslow, Business Manager

April 29, 2015


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On April 15, 2013 at 2:49 p.m., a bomb exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Just 12 seconds later, a second bomb went off. After the three day manhunt to find Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the city went into recovery mode. Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older brother, was killed by Dzhokhar the day...

DC United Recap

Henry Weiss, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2015


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D.C. United drew for the second straight time last Saturday, tying the Houston Dynamo 1-1 after an entertaining, end to end game at RFK Stadium. United struck first after earning a free kick thirty yards from goal which was converted by midfielder Chris Rolfe, whose bending crack beat Houston keeper...

A Field Facelift

A Field Facelift

Will Siegal, Sports Editor

April 27, 2015


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Every good thing must come to an end, and every new thing must build on the old. Ten years ago, the school adopted an artificial turf field, which has been used during the rebuilding of the facilities around it, numerous fall and spring sports events as well as community contests alike. Now the field...

Islanders Land Game One

Islanders Land Game One

Sara Grimm, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2015


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7:00pm April 15 The Verizon Center was ready for the puck to drop and start off the Washington Capitals opening round game of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Eager Capitals fans colored the sports arena red, with exceptions of occasional blue spots every here and there from the fans of the visiting New...

Drug Busters; Performance Enhancing Drugs in Baseball

Drug Busters; Performance Enhancing Drugs in Baseball

Noah Winslow, Business Manager

April 21, 2015


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The use of drugs to boost the human growth hormone in baseball has slowly decreased since 2013, when random, in-season tests were agreed upon. However, big name players are still caught using these drugs and the penalties are getting larger. In baseball, the use of performance enhancing drugs (PEDs)...

Formula 1 Season Preview

Formula 1 Season Preview

Alice Bell, News Editor

April 14, 2015


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When Formula One began again on March 15, many fans of the sport are anticipated a season as action-packed and eventful as 2014. Last year’s season saw several rule changes, including an extensive reevaluation of the engine and its components. In addition, there were some unexpected victors—fan favorite...

The Black and Red strike again

The Black and Red strike again

Henry Weiss, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2015


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DC United, after beginning their 2015 season on a low note by being eliminated from the CONCACAF Champions League, have picked up three wins in league play and look to be in prime position to find success again in MLS this season. The United side, which underwent few offseason changes after an excellent...

The Roark Report

The Roark Report

Noah Winslow, Business Manager

April 13, 2015


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On Monday, April 6 at 4:07 p.m., Max Scherzer, a pitcher picked up by the Nationals over the offseason, threw a fastball over the plate for strike one, starting up the Nationals 2015 season. The team is looking to defend their National League (NL) East championship and to take it a few steps further...

STUDENT ATHLETES

STUDENT ATHLETES

Matthew Herrity

December 15, 2014


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Wake up at 4 a.m., go to swim from 4:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. come back from 4 -6 p.m. in the afternoon. This is the training schedule of freshman Jaya Kambhampaty. Kambhampaty has numerous records with the elite summer swim team Chesterbrook, with his most important being a the Northern Virginia Swimm...

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