Looking Back on the Softball Season

Jocelyn Arraya, Layout Artist

May 30, 2018


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As the popular and well-loved spring sports reach their end for the 2018 season, we look back at our Jags softball team. The girls softball varsity team has a record of 5-14 and were led this year by Ms. Muriel Kelley (varsity head coach), Ms. Megan Suhok (varsity assistant coach), and Mr. Rich Evans...

Boys Soccer Scores With A Great Season

Laura Powell, Layout Artist

May 30, 2018


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Boys soccer is currently coming to a close as the school year and season end. Two coaches have led the teams, Coach Diamond (Varsity) and Coach Harman (Asst. Varsity and Head JV). The coaches take time off to train the players and work with them to make a stronger team in practices and games. This year...

Seniors Power Boys Lax to a Successful Season

Jason Darling, Sports Editor

May 30, 2018


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The boys lacrosse team got off to a fairly slow start, losing to T.C. Williams 15-6 on March 13, and Herndon 9-5 on March 19. They then hosted a Spring Break tournament in which they played Annandale, South Lakes, and Trinity. Falls Church rallied behind their goalie, Reno Sholeh (11), who had 16 saves,...

Baseball Hits Some High Notes

Quinn Padovani, Layout Artist

May 30, 2018


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This season has been a series of ups and downs for the Jaguar varsity baseball program. It has brought many unforeseen things such as season-ending injuries, to freshman playing on varsity. But throughout this, Falls Church always seemed to hang around and bring out their scrappy, fighting mentality. With...

Boys Varsity Tennis Looks To Serve Up Success this Year

Quinn Padovani, Layout Artist

April 27, 2018


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Springtime is here and with it comes Falls Church’s six spring sports, one of which is tennis. A sport that many times is overlooked or underrated, is in all actuality a very interesting and fun-to- watch sport. Last year the boys tennis team finished with a record of four wins and ten losses, while...

Running, Throwing, Jumping: Catching Up With the Track Team

Brendan Davis, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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Spring sports are now underway, and this of course, includes track. Track and field athletes compete in 17 different events so depending on what events you are competing in will determine what your practices look like. For example, distance runners run a lot of miles but sprinters don’t run as much...

Field: Track’s Lesser Known Partner

Jocelyn Arraya, Layout Artist

April 27, 2018


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When you hear about track and field, you may know more about track than you do about field. The field events held at Falls Church are shot put, long jump, high jump, and pole vault. In shot put you throw a heavy spherical object which is called the shot. You must hold the shot close to your neck and...

Baseball Rounds Its Way into Spring

Curran Gilster, Online Editor

April 27, 2018


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Baseball is America’s Pastime and is still enjoyed today in our school. We have kids among us who love to swing the bat and run the bases. Andrew Grey (9) is one of the new faces in the Falls Church baseball program. He said, “I love the feeling of getting out there and doing our best for our school...

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,...

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