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Not Looking Good For The Redskins

Christian Segovia

March 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NFL Free Agency started on Mar. 7, where teams can talk to free agents about joining their teams. While Mar. 9 is when the contracts are to be released when the player joins the team. As the offseason goes on and about for NFL teams, the Washington Redskins don't seem to have things going to plan. T...

NBA Trades

Christian Segovia

March 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NBA trade deadline was on Feb. 23, when NBA teams can no longer trade their players until the season is over. There were a couple important, strategic moves for teams. Let's talk about three trades that I thought were big on Feb. 23 or happened earlier that week. DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans Pelicans (Feb.19) ...

Faces of Gymnastics

Courtney Herzog, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Sports

Yvett Ventura- A Sophomore How long have you been doing gymnastics? Actually, not that long. I have been tumbling for a really long time and that was where I got the idea of starting gymnastics. What made you start doing gymnastics? When I was really young I watched the Olympics and I really wanted t...

The Court Report: National Football League or No Fun League?

Courtney Herzog, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Professional Sports, Sports

Recently, the National Football League (NFL) has become increasingly more strict than in past years about several trifling matters. With the NFL season coming to an end, it is time to reflect on some of this season's most controversial topics: the celebration fines, the rigid uniform policy and the excessive...

Varsity Field Hockey Undefeated for the First Time in History

Varsity Field Hockey Undefeated for the First Time in History

Courtney Herzog, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

The FHS varsity field hockey team has had an undefeated season for the first time in the school's history. The field hockey team went on a 16-0 winning streak this season. Some of their biggest wins include the game against Battlefield with a win of 9-0 and a game against Yorktown with a win of 7-0.  ...

Marching Rebels: Work Hard, Play Hard

Courtney Herzog, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

The marching band at FHS is valued very highly within the student body, and students enjoy watching them perform at football games. Teddy Nguyen, a sophomore boy not in band, says, "I really enjoy watching and hearing the marching band play during football games." The marching band practices many hours over t...

Faces of Field Hockey

Faces of Field Hockey

Courtney Herzog, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

At FHS, the field hockey team has won the Liberty Cup for the past seven years. This year the field hockey players plan to win the cup once again and make it the "Gateway to Eight." This season will be the last season of the Liberty Cup, so the desire to win the cup is higher than ever. Of course, the...

NFL Fines Players Who Wear 9/11 Cleats

Courtney Herzog, Sports Editor

September 14, 2016


Filed under Sports

The NFL will fine any players who wore 9/11 cleats as a tribute those who have died. Avery Williamson, the Tennessee Titan linebacker, was going to wear 9/11 tribute cleats during the game on Sept. 11. However the NFL informed him that if he wore the cleats, he would be fined. According to The Tennessean, Williamson said, "My plan was to wear these 9/1...

3 Moves for the Washington Redskins this Offseason

3 Moves for the Washington Redskins this Offseason

Russell Finelsen

April 1, 2016


Filed under Professional Sports, Sports

The NFL offseason is starting, with many questions concerning the Washington Redskins. These questions must be answered by March 9, when the offseason starts, to ensure another postseason appearance. Below are three actions  the Redskins must take to win the NFC East again. 1. Re-sign Kirk Cousi...

Winter Sports Wrap-Up

Winter Sports Wrap-Up

Russell Finelsen and Isaac Harris

February 7, 2016


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Boys Basketball: After early losses to powerhouse West Springfield and long-time rival Woodson, the Rebels are looking to bounce back after five losses in their first ten games. However, they will have a tough schedule for the rest of the season, having to face 11 conference teams in their final 12 ...

Fairfax’s New Coaches

Fairfax’s New Coaches

Russell Finelsen

February 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

Fairfax's list of new coaches has continued to grow this year with the additions of varsity wrestling head coach Tanner Sewell and varsity indoor track coach Hank Wilson. Sewell is a former assistant coach at James Madison High School, where he helped produce seven conference champions. Wilson is a USATF (U...

Girls Basketball Rolls Over Langley, Remains Undefeated

Girls Basketball Rolls Over Langley, Remains Undefeated

Russell Finelsen

February 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

Karah Murphree scored 16 points, and the Lady Rebels beat the high-flying Saxons 51-39 on Jan. 12 to remain undefeated. Both teams entered the game on hot streaks. The Saxons (12-2) came to Fairfax with a four game winning streak, while the Lady Rebels came into the game undefeated, winning thei...

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