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Breaking Down Rivalry Week in College Football

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Zen Smith, Staff Witer

December 5, 2019

Week 14, better known as “Rivalry Week” in college football is one of the most important weekends of every playoff hopeful college teams season. In the west, teams such as Oregon, and Oregon State battle it out in the “civil war” determine who’s the best in the state. In the east, teams compe...

UVA Defeats Virginia Tech in the Commonwealth Cup for the First Time in 15 Years

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Ryan Ertlschweiger, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

The Commonwealth Cup has been an annual football match between Virginia Tech and The University of Virginia for almost 50 years. The first game was in 1970 and Virginia Tech won that game 7-0, giving them the Commonwealth Cup trophy, which the winning team holds onto until the next year when they play fo...

Caps Fall to Hurricanes in Game 7 Thriller

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Marc Goldstein, staff writer

May 3, 2019

The reigning Stanley Cup Champion Capitals took the ice Wednesday night with everything on the line. They entered the first round as heavy favorites to repeat as champs but first had to face the Carolina Hurricanes in the opening round of the marathon that is the NHL playoffs. Many people that follow hockey ...

Giannis Gunning for MVP

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Joseph Brotemarkle, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Milwaukee Bucks’ star forward, is in the lead for the NBA’s most valuable player. He is currently in front of James Harden, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, and Steph Curry. Antetokounmpo - also known as the “Greek Freak” - was born in Athens, Greece and got drafted...

Seahawks snatch big win from the jaws of the Cougars

photo courtesy of Joseph Dagbe

Marc Goldstein and Joey Brotemarkle

September 12, 2018

On the Saturday morning after a rain delay, the South Lakes Seahawks varsity football team triumphed over the rival Oakton Cougars 60-0. A huge performance was put on by Joe Dagby, who not only scored a rushing touchdown, but also added a receiving touchdown and a punt return. Oakton’s offensive attack...

South Lakes vs. Herndon Basketball Game

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Carlyn Abraham, staff writer

January 31, 2018

Last Friday, January 12, South Lakes Basketball took on rivals the Herndon Hornets in a doubleheader. The girls lost by one point, with a score of 43-44, while the boys won by 14 with a score of 61-47. The girls’ game was very intense, as they were up by 12 going into the fourth quarter, however,...

South Lakes vs. Centreville

Madison Evans, editor in chief

September 24, 2017

Last week at South Lakes, the Seahawks dominated the Dominion Titans 42-10. The Titans came out strong scoring the first touchdown of the game, and their defense put up a tough fight for the 1st quarter. However the Seahawks prevailed as #21 Spencer Alston scored 3 touchdowns on 8 carries. This week at Sout...

South Lakes Cheer Season Wrap Up

Madison Evans, Features Editor

November 29, 2016

For the first time in the South Lakes Varsity Cheer program these lady seahawks have a made their way to the State Competition held in Richmond Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University.   Stats: 1st at Hayfield High School invitational 1st at Liberty Conference semis and finals 3rd at 6A North...

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