Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The two teams played Tuesday night at 7 p.m.; Hayfield and Lee season results.
The Edison High School Eagles boys lacrosse team lost to McLean Tuesday night, 10-7, taking them out of the running for the Northern Region title. The Eagles had a pretty strong season this year with an overall record of 15-2 and a conference record of 6-1. Unlike Edison, Hayfield Secondary School ended its season earlier this month with a loss against Mount Vernon High School, 6-5. The Hawks had a rocky season this year with an overall record of 5-7 and a conference record of 4-3. Lee High School also ended its season earlier this month with a loss to W.T. Woodson, 16-1. The Lancers have had a rough season, losing a majority of their games, leaving them with an overall record of 1-11 and a conference record of 0-7. Full Northern Region …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Amy Lee returns to the Lancers after teaching and coaching in Miami at Hillel Community School.
Lee High School recently announced they have hired Amy Lee as the new girls basketball coach, according to a recent news release. Lee returns to the high school after two years of teaching and coach in Miami, FL at Hillel Community School, where she contributed to building the foundation for the girl’s basketball program. Before moving to Florida, Lee was a physical education teacher and a varsity assistant for the Lancers under Harold Jackson during the 2010-2011 season. Before that season, Lee coached for three seasons at Harmony High School in Harmony, FL. While at Harmony, she helped lead the girls’ varsity team to an overall record of 49-23 and finished as runner up in the Orange Belt Conference. Lee started her coaching career in …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Teams compete for the 2013 Northern Region Boys Lacrosse Tournament crown this week.
Top-seeded teams from Virginia High School League's Northern Virginia districts return to the field this week to battle for the Northern Region title. The Northern Region Boys Lacrosse Tournament begins Tuesday night. Top seeds from district play host the first round. Most games begin at 7 p.m.; double-headers will feature the girls game at 5 p.m. and the boys game at 7 p.m. The playoffs are single-elimination. To find your team, click on the bracket above. Patch will be updating this article throughout the tournament. Northern Region Boys Lacrosse Tournament Schedule (all games begin at 7 p.m.): For double headers, girls will play at 5 p.m. and boys will play at 7 p.m. Admission is $7. If two teams have the same seed, the higher bracketed…
Teams compete for the 2013 Northern Region Girls Lacrosse Tournament crown this week.
Top-seeded teams from Virginia High School League's Northern Virginia districts return to the field this week to battle for the Northern Region title. The Northern Region Girls Lacrosse Tournament begins Tuesday night. Top seeds from district play host the first round. Most games begin at 7 p.m.; double-headers will feature the girls game at 5 p.m. and the boys game at 7 p.m. The playoffs are single-elimination. To find your team, click on the bracket above. Patch will be updating this article throughout the tournament. Northern Region Girls Lacrosse Tournament Schedule (all games begin at 7 p.m.): For double headers, girls will play at 5 p.m. and boys will play at 7 p.m. Admission is $7. If two teams have the same seed, the higher …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Potomac Kempo Kingstowne competed in multiple events during the tournament at the Crowne Plaza in Old Town Alexandria Sunday.
Students and instructors from Potomac Kempo in Kingstowne competed in Sunday's tournament against other students from two other dojos in Foxchase and Old Town Alexandria. The tournament was held at the Crown Plaza and began at 9 a.m. The different competitions included traditional and creative weapon forms and a Burpees charity event to benefit the Alexandria Seaport Foundation (ASF). ASF takes at-risk youths, and through the building of wooden boats, teaches them carpentry, academic, social and life skills necessary for success in the real world. Keep up with Kingstowne news and events by signing up for our free newsletter. Learn more here!
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Local dojo attracts students of all ages, all reasons.
Potomac Kempo in Kingstowne teaches the art of Shaolin karate kempo and students of all ages are welcome to enroll. Nicole D'Arcangelo, chief instructor, said the dojo has more than 100 students enrolled and they take classes for a variety of reasons. "Some parents sign their kids up for classes if they're a little shy and they want to help the kids build their confidence. Other students have a lot of energy and need an outlet, and some parents just want their kids to have something fun to do," she said. Other students sign up so they can feel comfortable protecting themselves in certain situatons. D'Arcangelo said Potomac Kempo has quite a few female students who enroll with this purpose in mind. "I have a few dads who bring in the …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay's office confirms the proper funds have been acquired to move forward with the project.
Installing a new artificial turf field at Edison High School is currently going through the engineering phase, according to Linda Waller, director of communications for the Office of Supervisor Jeff McKay. Waller said $450,000 has been transferred from the Liberty View proffer to Fairfax County Public Schools to help fund the turf field, and the project is moving forward. As the project progresses, other proffers will contribute funds to complete the project. Benefits of a turf field include the ability to conduct sports events during inclement weather and decreasing the chances of injuries during matches. Patch will follow this story and update it as it progresses. Follow Kingstowne Patch on Twitter and like us on Facebook!
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Hilltop will be installing two levels of additional tees marked by US Kids Tee plates to each hole in front of their existing tees this spring.
Hilltop Golf Club will soon be a designated U.S. Kids Family Course. In a partnership with PGA, U.S. Kids Golf Family Course Program allows kids and beginning golfers the ability to play the game from the right yardage, according to Waggle.com. This spring, Hilltop will install two levels of additional tees marked by U.S. Kids Tee plates to each hole in front of their existing tees. The goal of the program is to make the course at Hilltop more family-friendly. Implementing the program will allow everyone the chance to make more pars and birdies, keep up the pace of play and have a more enjoyable experience. By becoming a U.S. Kids Golf Family Course, Hilltop will join other Virginia area courses that meet the program's criteria, including …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Meghan Cox and John Brody were awarded for their dedication to strength and training conditioning.
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recently awarded two Lee High School athletes, according to a recent news release. Meghan Cox and John Brody were awarded the annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year award. NSCA recognized the two student athletes for their hardwork and dedication to strength, training and conditioning. According to the news release, the NSCA awarded 229 collegiate and high school athletes from 98 schools with this esteemed award. “The advantages of strength training and conditioning cannot be denied in collegiate and high school athletics," said Boyd Epley, Founder of the NSCA. "The NSCA is pleased to recognize student-athletes that put forth an effort to improve their …
Sunday, April 7, 2013
The eight courses brought in more than $10 million in revenues in fiscal year 2012.
April is the biggest month for the eight Fairfax County golf courses and with warmer weather on the horizon, county officials are expecting to see a spike in rounds played. Judy Pedersen, a spokeswoman for the Fairfax County Park Authority, said April is the traditional time when golfers start thinking about and playing more golf – both because the weather is improving and because golf becomes more visible with key national events like The Master’s. According to the National Weather Service forecast for Falls Church, temperatures will be in the high 50s Saturday, mid 60s Sunday and by Monday, temperatures will hit the low 70s. “Last year, April rounds accounted for about 12 percent of total play for the fiscal year,” Pedersen said. “And …