Elite tennis pits players’ aspirations against high school obligations

With a demanding travel and training schedule, some top tennis players choose home schooling to manage their time.

By Aaron CredeurMarch 22, 2023

Spring 2023 high school sports scores

Daily scores for baseball, softball, lacrosse, soccer, track and field, tennis, golf, gymnastics and rowing.

By Washington Post StaffMarch 22, 2023

Soccer state champ Yorktown challenges itself; a softball superstar gets more dominant

In other spring sports notes, Glenelg lacrosse carries expectations to contend for another title, and the area is loaded with standout track and field athletes.

By Washington Post StaffMarch 21, 2023

Supreme Court asked to allow West Virginia’s transgender athlete ban

The case involves a 12-year-old transgender girl who is taking puberty blockers and wants to stay on the girls’ track and cross-country teams at her middle school.

By Robert BarnesMarch 21, 2023

Battlefield girls thump Yorktown in Va. Class 6 lacrosse state title rematch

After losing to the Patriots to end last season, the Bobcats make a statement by forcing a running clock in a dominant performance.

By Varun ShankarMarch 20, 2023

St. Mary’s faceoff specialist battles; Lewis soccer tries to maintain its level

In other boys’ spring notes: Herndon baseball learns the value of mental toughness; Sidwell Friends tennis rebuilds with young team.

By Washington Post StaffMarch 20, 2023

Coach’s lessons stick with Broad Run softball even after his death

Ed Steele coached the Spartans to more than 500 wins in 30 years and delivered plenty of jokes and lessons before cancer took his life in February.

By Noah FergusonMarch 19, 2023

Girls’ lacrosse Top 10: With talented class of seniors gone, teams revamp

St. Stephen’s/St. Agnes, at No. 8, is one squad with a new look after capturing a championship last spring. Archbishop Spalding may be the team to beat.

By Varun ShankarMarch 15, 2023

Local players to watch in March Madness, from Cinderella star to hometown hero

Former All-Mets, emerging stars mark rosters of NCAA tournament teams.

By Michael ErrigoMarch 15, 2023

Vt. school banned from sporting events after refusal to face trans player

A Christian school in Vermont was banned by the state's athletic association for violating policies against gender discrimination.

By Kyle MelnickMarch 15, 2023

Baseball Top 10: Reloaded Georgetown Prep leads seven reigning champs

The Little Hoyas showed their strength with a victory Saturday over No. 4 Gonzaga. Sherwood and Freedom (South-Riding) come in at No. 2 and No. 3.

By Spencer NusbaumMarch 14, 2023

Softball Top 10: Defending champion Madison is back on top to begin year

O'Connell, Sherwood and Damascus also return loaded rosters that should compete for titles.

By Noah FergusonMarch 14, 2023

Boys’ lacrosse Top 10: Parity early, but St. John’s remains No. 1

St. Mary’s (Annapolis), Georgetown Prep and Bullis round out a competitive, wide-open field.

By Shane ConnuckMarch 14, 2023

Girls’ soccer Top 10: Three defending champs lead spring’s first rankings

Broad Run, Briar Woods and Yorktown are all included in our first Top 10 of the season.

By Michael ErrigoMarch 14, 2023

Boys’ soccer Top 10: Defending Class 6 champion Langley leads the way

The Saxons were the only local program to claim a state title last spring.

By Michael ErrigoMarch 14, 2023

St. Andrew’s senior, Bullis runners stand out at New Balance Nationals

With a nation-best time of 1 minute 48.27 seconds, Tinoda Matsatsa won the 800-meter race at the elite event in Boston over the weekend.

By Aaron CredeurMarch 13, 2023

Girls’ basketball final Top 20: Maryland, Virginia champs rise

While Sidwell Friends finishes in a familiar position at the top, several public school programs moved up after capturing titles this past weekend.

By Washington Post StaffMarch 13, 2023

Boys’ basketball final Top 20: Sidwell Friends finishes ahead of pack

The Quakers lead the way after winning MAC and DCSAA titles. The WCAC's St. John's and Paul VI come in behind them.

By Washington Post StaffMarch 13, 2023

Meade boys fall short of final goal, lose in Maryland 4A title game

The Mustangs led early but dropped the Class 4A boys' basketball championship to Parkville, 72-56.

By Varun ShankarMarch 11, 2023

Winter 2022-2023 high school sports scores

Daily scores for basketball, ice hockey, wrestling, swimming, gymnastics and indoor track.

By Washington Post StaffMarch 11, 2023