Sunday, March 3, 2013
Latest win Friday over South Lake High Seahawks, 55-53.
The Manassas Stonewall Jackson girls advanced to semifinal play this weekend with the Friday win, 55-53, over South Lake High School in the a Virginia AAA state tournament quarterfinal game at Robinson High School. Even with several injured players, No. 10 Stonewall Jackson (24-3) held off the Seahawks down the stretch for the victory - the 16th straight for the Raiders. Stonewall Jackson was led by Nicole Floyd with 16 points and Amanda Hinton with 14. The Raiders will play Princess Anne in a state semifinal game Monday in Richmond. South Lakes was led by junior Abigail Rendle with 16 points.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Nick Cooper reportedly collapsed during a match on Saturday.
An Osbourn Park High wrestler who reportedly collapsed during a match Saturday in Woodbridge is now awake and cracking jokes from his hospital bed, according to a Facebook post on the school's wrestling page Prince William Today reports, senior Nick Cooper,18, collapsed during a district meet at Forest Park High School. He was wrestling on his birthday against Hylton High School’s Lawrence Hall. The teen regained consciousness before he was transported to Sentara Potomac Hospital for treatment. Information about Cooper’s condition isn’t immediately available. A message sent from the Osbourn Park Wrestling Twitter account Sunday said that Cooper was undergoing tests and remained in the hospital. The post notes Cooper is "humbled" by the …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Final score: 55-47 Battlefield High School
The Osbourn High School girls basketball team was defeated by Battlefield High School of Haymarket on Wednesday night. The final score was 55-47. View video highlights of the game are on the right of this article. In addition to Wednesday's basketball matches, the seniors on the Osbourn High School team were recognized by the school for their athleticism Here are their names: Osbourn High School Senior Girls Basketball Players: Jacquelyn Hockman Kathleen Estrada Allison Shomo Rhema Hackett-team manager Osbourn High School Senior Boys Basketball Players: Connor Lane Hugh Campbell Geronimo Reid Tyler Tapscott
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The event lasts three days: Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Hundreds of speed skating enthusiasts are expected to flock to Prince William County this week for the U.S. Junior National Short-Track Speed Skating Championship at the Prince William Ice Center. Beginning on Friday, 75 skaters from 13 to 19 years old will compete in the three-day event in Woodbridge, but far less than half of that number will win one of the eight spots at the World Junior Short Track Championship in Poland. For a full schedule with event times click here. Friday's event is also seen as a stepping stone to the Olympics, according to Prince William County visitation officials. In fact, many skaters are already invited to the Olympic trials in September, according to a release on the event issued by Discover Prince William…
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Redskins man cave owner Jimmy Duvall also has a son he calls JD III, 101 Redskins mini helmets and two dogs named for Redskins players.
Washington plays Seattle in the NFL Playoffs wildcard weekend.
Saturday, January 5
You may be waking up to a little snow on the ground Sunday morning, but the temperatures are expected to climb for a game at Washington's FedEx Field that is slightly more comfortable, but still cool. The weather for the Redskins game against the Seattle Seahawks should start off with a high near 44, according to the National Weather Service. The night air will bring temperatures to near freezing, with increasing winds up to 11 mph. Read more of the National Weather Service forecast. Here are some local bars in the Manassas area likely to carry the game: Or tell us where you're watching the game in the comments section! Wildcard Weekend Games Get the full NFL playoff schedule here. Can Robert Griffin III -- RG3 -- pull off another run …
Friday, January 4, 2013
The Washington Redskins face the Seattle Seahawks this weekend in one of four NFL wildcard games.
The Washington Redskins have spent since 2007 traveling the road back to the NFL playoffs -- but it's been a heck of a ride. Next stop: Sunday's wildcard game against the Seattle Seahawks. All this hailing to the Redskins should seem familiar. In 2007, the Redskins also made the 2007 NFL playoffs as a wildcard team. And, just like this year, that 2007 playoff game was against the Seattle Seahawks. Let's hope the similarities end there, because the Seahawks won the last time around. That game, though was in Seattle. Sunday, the Redskins are at home for the first time in the NFL playoffs since they beat the Detroit Lions in 1999. Find more Redskins playoff history here. Can Robert Griffin III -- RG3 -- pull off another run against the …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Alabama vs. Notre Dame for the BCS Title. Watch for Northern Virginia natives in the Rose Bowl, Outback Bowl and Capital One Bowl this year.
A handful of Northern Virginia natives are playing in college football bowl games on New Year's Day. If you watch the Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio on New Year’s Day, be on the lookout for Alex Carter of Ashburn at corner (no. 25), who graduated from Briar Woods High School. Quarterback Kevin Hogan of McLean (no. 41) graduated from Gonzaga College High School, and Safety Cason Kynes (no. 41) of Annandale graduated from Annandale High School. All three play for the Stanford Cardinal team, which will face Wisconsin. Reilly Madden of Vienna is a member of the South Carolina Gamecocks, who play Michigan in the Outback Bowl on New Year’s Day. Madden is a graduate of Paul VI Catholic High School. Springfield’s Mohammed Seisay is a corner for…
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Dean College student and 2011 Osbourn High graduate Rodney “Lucky” Whitehead will soon play for the Florida Atlantic University Owls.
Osbourn High graduate Rodney "Lucky" Whitehead is moving up to the big leagues. After two seasons as a slot receiver on the Dean College football team, Whitehead has signed on to play Division I football at Florida Atlantic University, Josh Singer, marketing director for Dean College, said. Whitehead has earned other accolades this season, Singer said. He was also recently named a National Junior College Association All American. Whitehead was named a first team tight end for the All American team, according to the Dean College blog. In 2012 Whitehead rushed for a total of 294 yards on 46 attempts and scored three touchdowns. He also caught a total of 30 passes for a total of 602 yards, averaging of 20.1 yards per catch, according to Dean…
Sunday, December 9, 2012
The high schools are "neighbors" located on the same street, Euclid Avenue, but in different jurisdictions.
Osbourn Park High competed against its closest neighbor, Manassas Park High School in a high-powered wrestling match this weekend at Magruder High, in Rockville, MD. Though the schools are on the same street, Euclid Avenue, their placing in the tournament were very different. Osbourn Park was deemed the champions of the match while Manassas Park finished last out of the 10 teams, Manassas Park High wrestling Coach Mark Payne said. Manassas Park's own Anthony Pinto was the only tournament placer for the high school. "Anthony had a great tournament. Anthony wrestled heavyweight for us, weighing only about 225 pounds, Payne said. "He is a tough competitor and should be very proud of himself. There was some pretty tough teams here and he hung…