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Formula 1 Season Preview

Formula 1 Season Preview

Alice Bell, News Editor

April 14, 2015

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

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

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

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...

Wizardry

Wizardry

Noah Winslow, Business Manager

December 15, 2014

The final buzzer went off in the Verizon Center and the Indiana Pacers ran off the court, celebrating their victory. The season was officially over for the Washington Wizards. After one of their most successful seasons in recent memory, the Wizards had their sights on the offseason and the year to come...

Nothing But Natitude

Nothing But Natitude

Noah Winslow

October 23, 2014

     After the National League (NL) East champions Washington Nationals’ successful 96-win season in 2012, the team only won 84 games, missing the playoffs the following season. This year, however, Washington has comeback to win the National League East by 17 games over the New York Mets and Atl...

All Caps

All Caps

Sara Grimm, Staff Writer

October 23, 2014

After not making the playoffs last season for the first time in seven years, the Washington Capitals are returning with a new head coach. Barry Trotz was previously with the Nashville Predators for 15 seasons, and this year he hopes to take the Caps to the postseason. Trotz is the record holder for...

Washington-Lee Ultimate

Matthew Herrity

October 23, 2014

Teamwork, hand-eye coordination, endurance and strategy are all combined into one game: Ultimate Frisbee colloquially known as ultimate. Borrowing running around from soccer, teamwork from football and throwing and catching of baseball, this sport has it all. “The best thing about Ultimate is th...

Sports Brief: Boys Varsity Tennis

April 17, 2012

From Head Coach Mr. Russie Alexander: The boys varsity tennis team is currently 9-1 for the season. The team has played very well all season, with the only loss to rival Yorktown. On Friday, April 13, the team beat Stuart 9-0. This year, Chingun Erdene has earned the #1 player spot. In his game...

WL beats YHS in first home game of 2012

January 7, 2012

After an intense game on January 6, the boys varsity basketball team started the new year off with a win against Yorktown High School. The Generals beat the Patriots 52 to 49. Students showed off their spirit with posters and chants, and dressed all in black to attempt to form a "blackout." Photos by Carina Garcia '12  ...

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