What’s Ahead for the JV Girls Soccer Season?

Jocelyn Arraya, Layout Artist

March 7, 2018


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As this year’s girls varsity and JV soccer teams are formed, we look back at last year’s teams. The record for the varsity girls last year was 5-10-1 and 3-4-3 for the JV girls. Last year’s varsity coaches were Mr. Jim Clark and assistant coach Ms. Jordan Hales. Last year’s JV coach was Mrs....

Girls’ Lacrosse Looks to Net A Successful Season

Laura Powell, Layout Artist

March 7, 2018


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Spring is coming, and along with the wonderful weather the spring sports roll through, including girls’ lacrosse. In past years, the girls’ lacrosse team has had success with playing and working hard. Last year’s Varsity Head Coach, Lindsey Miller, returns and this year, there is a new Assistant...

Softball: Catch the New Season

Laura Powell, Layout Artist

March 7, 2018


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Softball, a popular spring sport, is starting now and is ready to swing into action. Playing softball is a way to stay active during the final months of the school year while doing something enjoyable. In softball, nine girls in total play on the field at a time with some outfielders and infielders....

Falls Church Boys Lacrosse Aims for the Conference

Jason Darling, Sports Editor

March 7, 2018


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The spring sports season is finally here, and with it comes the arrival of lacrosse. One of the most popular and fast paced spring sports, lacrosse is a game where two teams each try to get the ball into the opposing team’s goal, but there’s a catch, players can only use specialized sticks to pass,...

Girls’ Basketball Scores with Family-Style Friendships

Laura Powell, Layout Artist

January 25, 2018


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It’s been another wonderful season for the Jags’ girls basketball teams at all levels—freshman, JV, and varsity. Basketball is a fun and exciting sport for the girls, and has impacted them in their skills on and off the court. In addition, basketball helps keep the student-athletes active throughout...

A Fresh Start For Boys’ Basketball

Quinn Padovani, Layout Artist

January 25, 2018


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The 2017-2018 basketball season is officially underway here at Falls Church High School. This year brings in a fresh start coaching-wise to all the basketball programs: freshman, junior varsity, and varsity. The new freshman coach is Latif Abdulalim, the new junior varsity coach is Coach Aaron Kalman,...

Track Looks to Run Circles Around Opponents

Jason Darling, Sports Editor

January 25, 2018


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With the winter sports season comes the arrival of indoor track, one of the most popular winter sports. Indoor track is essentially the same as outdoor track, but it is done indoors to avoid the cold weather of the winter. There are some differences between indoor and outdoor track, though. The most...

Fairfax Sportsplex Offers Hot Competition in Cold Weather

Jocelyn Arraya, Layout Artist

December 14, 2017


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Are you a soccer or volleyball player? Do you want to be in a league for the upcoming winter? The Fairfax Sportsplex is the way to go. Fairfax Sportsplex is located at 6800 Commercial Drive in Spring field. Walking into the Sportsplex, you feel an electric vibe as soon as you enter, you hear the shouting...

Stay in Shape this Winter at Providence RECenterfor

Conley Ku, Layout Artist

December 14, 2017


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Looking for a way to get some exercise this winter? Not a fan of the freezing cold weather? Look no further than Providence RECenter! Located just yards down Marc Drive from FCHS, Providence offers a variety of indoor activities during the cold winter months. It features a swimming pool, racquetball...

FCHS Cross Country Dashes to Regionals

Joseph Kratz, Managing Editor

December 14, 2017


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One time-honored tradition across the country that comes with the end of summer, and the dropping of the mercury, is high school cross country. Throughout the United States there is a deeply invested culture that revolves around fall’s cross country season. This ranges from young boys and girls racing...

Swim and Dive Gets Ready to Make a Splash

Adam Bihi, News and Opinion Editor

December 14, 2017


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With winter coming around the corner and fall sports ending, it’s time for the Swim & Dive Team to take action again! Last year’s team was very successful, going all the way to states, but they hope to capitalize and grow further on their recent success and work hard. Even though they lost their...

Bump, Set, Spike: What Does It Take to Play Volleyball?

Brendan Davis, Layout Artist

November 10, 2017


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The volleyball team has been off to a fresh start as many people tried out and made the team. We at The Jagwire wanted to see how the season was going for them. We started by asking the players what got them interested in volleyball. “I decided to do a high school sport to be more active and ...

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