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Junior Midfielder Sofie Steel keeps her eyes on the goal as she lines up her shot.

Steel scores 100th goal, commits to York

Matt Starchville, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

This year junior midfielder Sofie Steel accomplished a feat that few have managed: she scored her 100th goal of her high school career.    “It was exciting, to lose a year of lacrosse and...

The varsity swim team poses with their first place trophy. On 2022 February 5, the swim team won the Dulles district championship, giving them the chance to compete in the Region 4c championships at Cloud Moore. Photo by Kate Cassidy.

How swim coach Bryan Gallow used swim training and positive values to win the Dulles district championship

Crawford Holmes, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

Injuries and the inability to practice certain swimming techniques all worked against this swim team, but against all odds they placed number 1 in the Dulles District championship swim meet. The “team...

Boys track celebrate their District and Regional wins. Photos by Kate Cassidy.

Boys Track wins Regional and District Championships

Ethan Weiss, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

Boys track is nearing the end of a stunning season. They’ve already been crowned District and Regional Championships, and the team will close out their season on June 3 and 4 at the state championship...

The Team huddles before an exciting match up against Riverside. Photo by Olivia Powers.

Boys soccer season begins with a stellar start

Ethan Weiss and Daniel Delargy, Staff Writers May 7, 2022

Captains' Soccer is battling into a new season with high hopes to be competitive at a state level led by center back Noah Creighton and striker Wilson Kern as senior captains.    “We had...

Freshman Grace Roberts wins the Girls State Wrestling tournament on January 26. Roberts became the second female wrestler in school history to win a state championship. Photo courtesy of County Athletics.

Freshman becomes the second female wrestler in school history to win Wrestling State Championship

Michaela Scott, Co Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2022

Growing up in a household of nine siblings who nearly all wrestle, freshman Grace Roberts began learning the fundamentals of the sport at the age of nine years old. “I started wrestling after watching...

Members of the boys basketball team pose after winning the regional championship against Loudoun Valley on February 25. The game was close, but the Captains pulled a 61-57 win over Valley to continue their journey to the state championship versus the Varina Blue Devils. Photo by Jim Klimavicz.

Boys basketball completes historic season

Jevonte Herron, Staff Writer April 4, 2022

Going into the season the boys basketball team had no expectation of making it to states, only to play their best. “As we start going to start playing, I think we held a high expectation for ourselves...

Ayla Browning continues to improve her golf game

Jevonte Herron, staff writer March 4, 2022

Sophomore Ayla Browning tied for first place in the qualifying tournament for the state golf championship out of 40 girls. After qualifying, Browning placed 14 out of 60 girls in the VHSL Girls State Open...

Bengals and Rams face off on the big stage, and the whole world is watching. Photo credit by Shutterstock.

Stafford clinches ring after Bengals go on miracle run.

Daniel DeLargy, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

This past Sunday, Super Bowl LVI hit our television screens. The Rams and the Begals fought it out in a close game for the Lombardi trophy.  The Bengals came in as a 4 point underdog against the Rams....

Several high-stake games in the Divisional Round of the playoffs lead to victory and loss.

The Divisional Round of the NFL Playoff was filled with close games and heartbreak

Matt Starchville, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

This past weekend in the NFL was the Divisional Round of the playoff and was nothing less than chaotic which consisted of upsets and heartbreak. On Saturday afternoon, the first AFC game consisted of the...

In the home game against Broad Run, senior Brenden Boyers catches and shoots the ball behind the arch. The Captains were successful with this win. Photo courtesy of John Klimavicz.

Senior Brenden Boyers looks to capture states before graduating

Jevonte Herron, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

As one of the few seniors on the team, guard Brenden Boyers has the earned leadership experience being one of the captains on the boys' basketball team.   “It’s a big responsibility as a...

Juniors Tyler Lusczek and  E.J. Faal work hard to help Captains place in their highest position ever. Photo by Ethan Weiss.

NJROTC achieves a second place finish in CyberPatriot competition

Ethan Weiss, Staff Writer February 10, 2022

The Captains NJROTC CyberPatriot teams competed in the National youth cyber defense competition last November and December. The NJROTC began competing in this event during the 2017-2018 school year. “At...

Brendon Boyers launches from three with a sea of white anticipating the shot behind him. 
Photo courtesy of John Klimavicz

The Captains Chase their 3rd District Title

Matt Starchville, staff writer February 7, 2022

     The Captains look to continue their District dominance in front of fans and the Captains Crew for the first time in over a year.        After an unorthodox basketball season that...

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