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Howard storms River Hill

FOOTBALL | The undefeated No. 18 Lions had enough swagger to capture a 7-0 win at Howard County rival River Hill.

Edwards powers Lake Braddock

FOOTBALL | Quarterback Kyle Edwards passes for five touchdowns and rushes for two more in the Bruins’ win against No. 14 South County.

Bulldogs pass Maroon’s test

FOOTBALL | No. 11 Bullis struggles early against fellow IAC unbeaten Episcopal, but Devonte Williams and company pull together late to come away with the win.

ARLINGTON, VA - October 28:  Lily (L) and Lauren Harkes are all smiles after their win against Seton on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Bishop O'Connell senior and All-Met soccer player Lauren Harkes, plays along side of her sister, freshman Lily Harkes.  They're the daughters of longtime U.S. men's national team and D.C. United star John Harkes. Like her father, Lauren is committed to play collegiate soccer in the ACC (he went to U-Va., she's going to Clemson).   (Photo by Doug Kapustin/For The Washington Post)

Harkes girls continue tradition

GIRLS’ SOCCER | Lauren and Lily Harkes, daughters of soccer stars John and Cindi, have found their own paths in the sport.

North Point freshman coach placed on leave

North Point freshman coach placed on leave

A freshman football coach has been placed on paid administrative leave after an alleged assault against a player during a game.

Episcopal wins IAC soccer title

Episcopal wins IAC soccer title

The Maroon capped off an up-and-down season with a 2-0 win over St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes for the conference championship.

Zissman, Jewish Day are champs

Zissman, Jewish Day are champs

GIRLS’ SOCCER | Izzy Zissman’s shutout propels the Lions past Covenant Life for their first PVAC tournament title in two decades.

Rockbridge Academy takes title

Rockbridge Academy takes title

GIRLS’ SOCCER | After falling to Calverton in consecutive years, the Scots rolled past their postseason nemesis to the MISAL championship.

Pierson-El excelling at Nebraska

Pierson-El excelling at Nebraska

FOOTBALL | Former West Potomac standout has passed, caught and returned two punts for touchdowns through eight games as a true freshman.

Parchment steps forward for Tartans

Parchment steps forward for Tartans

VOLLEYBALL | Freshman setter Jade Parchment shows her versatility with five kills to help Holy Cross top Paul VI in the WCAC title match.

Champe is building a special season

Champe is building a special season

FOOTBALL | A focus on special teams helps the Knights go to 5-3 with a win over Loudoun County.

Maryland region roundup

Maryland region roundup

CROSS-COUNTRY | Northwest’s Diego Zarate outdoes himself, while Whitman takes the team title in the 4A West.

1989: Dunbar’s Smith chooses Friars

1989: Dunbar’s Smith chooses Friars

THROWBACK THURSDAY | This day 25 years ago, recruiting news found its way to Page 2 of Sports, as a future Washington Wizard made his college choice.

Cougars DB Briscoe to visit Ohio State

Cougars DB Briscoe to visit Ohio State

FOOTBALL | Thomas Stone’s Juwuan Briscoe is committed to Clemson, but he will explore his options by visiting Ohio State.

Patience is Northern’s winning virtue

Patience is Northern’s winning virtue

FIELD HOCKEY | Layla Purdy’s first goal of the season is the difference in a 1-0 win over Huntingtown in 3A South region final.

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Lake Braddock upsets South County, 62-41

The Bruins win on the road, handing the No. 14 Stallions their first loss of the season.

No. 18 Howard downs River Hill 7-0

The Lions defeated the Hawks in a defensive battle.

Maroon grab IAC title

Josh Szymczak and Gaetan Roux found the net for Episcopal’s boys’ soccer team

Quince Orchard field hockey tops Springbrook for Maryland 4A West title

Brooke and Skylar Saffer both score to help Quince Orchard beat Springbrook in the 4A West region title game

No. 10 DeMatha comes from behind to beat No. 3 Gonzaga

Running back Lorenzo Harrison rushes for 155 yards, two TDs to lead the Stags to victory.

West Springfield rolls past Annandale, 35-10

Spartans’ high-powered offense leads to a huge road victory over the Atoms.

Broadneck routs No. 15 Arundel 42-14

Broadneck’s defense stifles Arundel’s high-octane attack.

Keeling Pilaro finds a home with Episcopal’s field hockey team

The 16-year-old field hockey talent can’t play on the Episocal girls’ team, but is contributing to the team in many ways.

No. 4 Good Counsel Tops O’Connell 1-0

Late penalty kick leads to Falcons’ sixth win in last seven matches

No. 2 Good Counsel holds off No. 11 St. John’s 20-19 in overtime

Good Counsel wide receiver Keon Paye hauls in 30-yard TD in OT to defeat Cadets

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No. 11 Bullis knocks off Episcopal, 31-17

No. 11 Bullis knocks off Episcopal, 31-17

The Bulldogs were too much for the Maroon as they get a big conference win.
Lake Braddock upsets No. 14 South County, 62-41

Lake Braddock upsets No. 14 South County, 62-41

The Bruins handed the Stallions their first loss on the season behind quarterback Kyle Edwards' seven total touchdowns.
No. 18 Howard grinds out a tough 7-0 victory over River Hill

No. 18 Howard grinds out a tough 7-0 victory over River Hill

Najee Savage rushes for a crucial fourth quarter touchdown to give the Lions a 7-0 victory over the Hawks.
Trevon Diggs fitting in at Avalon

Trevon Diggs fitting in at Avalon

After transferring to The Avalon School from Wootton following his sophomore year, Trevon Diggs continues to improve on and off the field.
Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 9

Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 9

Host B.J. Koubaroulis runs through the top plays from the week of football in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area.
No. 10 DeMatha beats No. 3 Gonzaga 28-20

No. 10 DeMatha beats No. 3 Gonzaga 28-20

The No. 10 Stags locked down on defense and erased a 13 point deficit to beat the No. 3 Eagles at home.
No. 6 Damascus dominates Seneca Valley, 46-13

No. 6 Damascus dominates Seneca Valley, 46-13

The Swarmin Hornets remain undefeated with a dominant victory over the Screaming Eagles, 46-13.
Broadneck upsets No. 15 Arundel, 42-14

Broadneck upsets No. 15 Arundel, 42-14

Canaan Gebele goes for five-hundred yards and five touchdowns as the Bruins upset the Wildcats at Arundel.
Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 8

Top Football Plays 2014, Episode 8

Host B.J. Koubaroulis runs through the top plays from the week of football in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area.
Good Counsel wins in overtime 20-19

Good Counsel wins in overtime 20-19

The No. 2 Falcons spoiled homecoming for the Cadets, pulling out a 20-19 win in overtime.

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