Sept. 11 -- Manassas Park, trailing by a touchdown and backed up to its own 8-yard line with 46 seconds left, rallies to pull out a 36-30 overtime win over Page County, snapping a 12-game losing streak. The victory comes in the Cougars' first game in their newly renovated stadium.
Nov. 4 -- On its way to winning the Virginia A title for All-Met Coach of the Year Rob Dulin, the Brentsville boys cross-country team sets a Region B record by totaling just 16 points. The second-place team, Clarke County, totals 98 points.
Nov. 6 -- The Osbourn Park football team, riding a 22-game losing streak that includes four forfeited victories, upsets Manassas rival Stonewall Jackson, 24-21. Senior Jimmie Thompson rushes for 221 yards, and the defense picks off four passes.
Nov. 6 -- With a 28-0 win over Stafford, the North Stafford football team finishes the regular season 7-3 with a share of the Commonwealth District title and a Northwestern Region playoff berth in the first year under Coach Chris Beatty. The Wolverines, who also beat Brooke Point for the first time, had gone 2-8 the previous two seasons.
Nov. 14 -- Led by junior Callie Cribley, the second-place finisher, the Brentsville girls cross-country team captures its fourth consecutive Virginia A title. The boys team also wins.
Dec. 5 -- With a 21-13 win over Varina in the Virginia AAA Division 6 state championship, Hylton becomes just the second Prince William area team to win a state football title and the first to finish unbeaten (14-0). The Bulldogs' average victory is by 24 points.
Dec. 11 -- The Woodbridge girls basketball team snaps Gar-Field's 56-game Cardinal District winning streak with a 42-32 victory. The Vikings had dropped their previous 12 games against the Indians.
Dec. 11 -- Led by junior co-captain Matt Miller, Gar-Field hands Woodbridge its first dual-meet swimming loss in the program's eight-year history.
Dec. 15 -- The Stonewall Jackson girls basketball team snaps a 62-game losing streak with a 45-43 win over North Stafford. Raiders junior Nikki Bowman scores 25 points. Stonewall later beat Osbourn for its first district win in about five years.
Feb. 5 -- Woodbridge junior guard Maurice Watkins erupts for 44 points, an area season high, in a win at Hylton.
Feb. 20 -- The Gar-Field girls basketball team holds Woodbridge scoreless in the third quarter and grabs its 11th consecutive district title in a 42-25 rout. The Gar-Field boys basketball team, meanwhile, ends Potomac's string of four consecutive Cardinal District championships with a 63-57 win. Senior Billy Perkins leads the Indians with 18 points.
Feb. 20 -- Woodbridge freshman Rebecca Ruppert sets a Virginia AAA gymnastics championship record with a 9.9 on the vault only to see it broken moments later by Lake Braddock's Sarah Spring, who scores a 9.925.
Feb. 27 -- At the Virginia AAA meet in Chesapeake, Stonewall Jackson's Jeremy Rankin and Donnie Pereira become the last two of Coach Bill Cameron's 10 individual state wrestling champions. Cameron, who guided Potomac and Stonewall to 11 district titles and seven regional titles, had announced before the meet that he would step down after 19 years of coaching.
Feb. 27 -- The Seton boys and girls basketball teams win Delaney Athletic Conference championships. It is the girls' 11th title in 12 years.
March 6 -- The Potomac boys and Gar-Field girls bring home their first Virginia AAA state indoor track titles. "It is great for our county," Potomac Coach Bill Stearns says. Gar-Field junior Sheena Johnson, the All-Met girls indoor track and field athlete of the year, scores 37 of her team's 56 points in a two-point win over Bethel. Potomac gains 24 of its 54 points by senior Michael Newell, senior Phil Acosta and junior Rico Lloyd finishing 1-2-3 in the 55-meter dash.
March 6 -- Patrick O'Neill, Erik Croushorn and David Basham win individual state titles as Brentsville wins its sixth Virginia A state wrestling championship, which ties Manassas Park for most Virginia A titles.
March 11 -- The Woodbridge girls basketball team falls short in its bid for the state title, losing 46-44 to Robinson in the state semifinals on a shot with two seconds left.
April 7 -- Manassas Park sophomore pitcher Jennifer Steele tosses a perfect game against Central-Woodstock, the first of two perfect games she would pitch and one of her five no-hitters on the season.
April 24 -- At the 105th Penn Relays, Potomac's 4x100 relay team of senior Phil Acosta, senior Michael Newell, senior Jeff Foy and junior Rico Lloyd win the first Championship of America relay title in 41.26 seconds. The quartet is only the fourth U.S. team in the last 20 years to beat a Jamaican team. At the same meet, Gar-Field junior Sheena Johnson becomes the first U.S. female athlete to repeat as 400 hurdles champion.
May 17 -- The Stonewall Jackson boys tennis team wins its first district title since 1978 with a 6-3 win over Hylton.
May 27 -- North Stafford's boys lacrosse team defeats Woodbridge, 14-12, to run its record to 16-0 and advance to the Northwestern Region final for the first time in school history.
June 2 -- Major League Baseball teams select three Prince William players in the first day of the amateur draft. The Cleveland Indians choose Gar-Field slugger Jeff Baker in the fourth round. The Tampa Bay Devil Rays take Potomac catcher Danny Lopaze in the 16th round. Potomac infielder Jose Pabon goes to the New York Mets in the 19th round.
June 5 -- Junior reserve forward Shaun Krothe heads in a cross from senior Keith Williams 26 seconds before the game would have gone to a penalty kick tiebreaker to give Hylton a 1-0 win over Oakton in the Virginia AAA boys soccer championship. It is the Bulldogs' second consecutive title and fourth this decade, and it avenges the team's only loss of the season.
June 5 -- Potomac rallies in the running events to win the Virginia AAA state boys outdoor track title.
CAPTION: Bill Cameron, who led Potomac and Stonewall Jackson to 11 district and seven regional wrestling titles, stepped down after 19 years of coaching.