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Pictured above is Washington and Lee Cross County runner Alec Westall

Runners take on unfamiliar course

Posted on September 17, 2014 at 2:34 pm

Washington and Lee’s Cross Country teams traveled to Northumberland for a conference meet against Rappahannock  and Northumberland High Schools.  The unfamiliar course was described by coaches and runners as slow and challenging due to the number of hills, turns, and narrow paths through the woods.  Several runners tripped and all ran cautious.  Despite this true “cross country” course, W&L finished strong.  In the girls race, JV runner Jennifer Broglin placed

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  • Washington and Lee tops King George in overtime

    Posted on September 3, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    Coach Todd Jones was excited about the win.

    The Todd Jones football era at Washington & Lee High School began with a bang as the Eagles opened their season at King George with a come-from-behind win against the 4A Foxes.  W&L’s running back trio of D.J. Weldon, Dexter Thompson, and Marion Pollard combined for 415 yards and propelled the Eagles to a 46-44 victory. W&L kicked off to start the game, and the stifling Eagle defense held King

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  • Opening day for Youth Football

    Posted on August 27, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    The cheerleaders keeping the crowd involved

    The surrounding counties gathered in Westmoreland at W&L High School for opening day of Youth Football. The league consists of the Peewee (6-8), JV (9-11), and Varsity (12-13). The games started at 9 a.m., and were played on two fields to accommodate all the teams. The volunteers of the Westmoreland Recreation League did an outstanding job setting up the game schedule and start times, having officials on site and on

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