Stone Bridge Brothers Reunited
Stone Bridge All-Met center fielder Andrew Winslow won't be the only member of his family playing baseball next season for Tusculum (Tenn.) College. His older brother, Stephen, an honorable-mention All-Met in 2002, will join him after playing the past two years for Allegany (Md.) Junior College.
Stephen, a right-handed pitcher, struck out 25 batters in 27 innings last season for Allegany and had a 3.95 ERA. Andrew batted .412 this past season for the Dulles District champions, totaling 28 hits, 23 RBI and 27 runs scored. He was also successful on all 26 stolen base attempts.
Both players will receive a partial scholarship.
"We wanted to go somewhere together if we could," said Stephen, who played with Andrew for two seasons at Stone Bridge. "And it just worked out that Tusculum was talking to both of us at the same time.
"The biggest thing for me was that my brother was going to go there, too, but they also have good baseball facilities and great coaches. Plus, I wanted to go south. I think we both did."
Bowman Continues to Soar
It seems a spectacular performance at the Virginia AA outdoor track and field championships was just the beginning for Fauquier junior Sarah Bowman.
Bowman ran away from the field to win the 800 and 1,600 meters at the state meet in less-than-ideal weather conditions, but she was even more impressive under sunny skies Saturday at the Adidas Outdoor Championships in Raleigh, N.C.
She won the 800 again, and her first-place time -- 2 minutes 4.94 seconds -- was four seconds faster than anyone else in the field and six seconds faster than her winning time at the state meet.
Bowman, the All-Met Athlete of the Year for outdoor track, was ninth in the mile (4:51.62).
Golfer Hebert Picks Gannon
Stone Bridge golfer Dan Hebert, a two-time All-Extra selection, will receive a partial scholarship to play next season for Gannon (Pa.) University. Hebert said even though he's concerned about it being a "little chilly" in Erie, he had no reservations about choosing the school after playing a few holes with Coach Tom Simmons on his visit.
"As soon as I got up there, I knew that I liked the school," Hebert said. "But then I really liked the coach. We met and played a few holes together, and I knew that was where I wanted to go."
-- ANGELA WATTS