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 ...

Field Hockey Drives Through Another Great Season

Laura Powell, Layout Artist

November 10, 2017


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Intense, teamwork, and fun are all words that are used to describe our field hockey team. It’s been another great season for the girls, as they’ve put hours of effort into improving. It’s been a fantastic way for the girls to create new friendships, stay fit, and have fun all at the same time. A...

Football is Looking to Take the Conference by Storm

Curran Gilster, Online Editor

November 10, 2017


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With the football season in full swing so far at Falls Church, Jaguar football is looking to take the conference championship once again after winning it in 2016. The Jags are now 4-3, having started off this year strong with a commanding victory over Roosevelt High School, by a score of 38-0 on Au...

Freshmen Athletes Work Hard to Get Involved

Jocelyn Arraya, Layout Artist

November 10, 2017


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With the school year just starting all the new freshmen have come in. Now entering high school, the freshmen are finding different ways to get involved with school. A big way to get more involved is to get into the sports here at Falls Church. There are many talented freshmen athletes that have joined the fall team...

Get to Know More About Athletic Trainer Mr. Ivey

By Joe Mack, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


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With all the practices, games, and other sporting events that take place in the school every day, it becomes easy to forget all of the people and components that go in to make everything possible. Our athletic trainer, Mr. Jake Ivey, is someone who is an instrumental part of Falls Church athletics. H...

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