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Long Park’s new makeover

Long Park’s new makeover

September 20, 2019

James Long Park has been a staple of the Haymarket area for decades, providing the local area with the opportunity to develop a high-level soccer club. This club, known as the Virginia Soccer Associat...

Boys Soccer takes the field

Boys Soccer takes the field

February 28, 2019

If there is one statement that represents Battlefield athletics, it is that each and every team has the will to succeed. Battlefield sports have a history of showing up looking sharp, being prepared, ...

Can more practice make athletes worse?

Can more practice make athletes worse?

February 25, 2019

One of Battlefield’s claims-to-fame is their wildly successful high school sports teams, with a variety of both the boys and girls teams reaching the state level. Behind these teams, however, are the s...

Are sporting legends made through statistics or championships?

Are sporting legends made through statistics or championships?

February 6, 2019

It is safe to say that sports are one of the most controversial things ever created. Around the world, sporting clubs not only represent cities and countries, but also play a key role in telling cultural ...

GBA: The league

GBA: The league

February 1, 2019

Thousands of youths from around the Haymarket and Gainesville region play on teams in the Gainesville Basketball Association (GBA). Kids of nearly all ages, from second grade all the way to twelfth, h...

Cross Country invitation to Australia

Cross Country invitation to Australia

December 18, 2018

Battlefield High Schools Cross Country teammates have received an invitation to attend a week trip on the Gold Coast of Australia. Due to a certain amount of extraordinary performance here at Battlefield...

Specialization

Specialization

December 18, 2018

Kids as young as pre-teens are specializing in one sport, because parents and kids are worried about falling behind and not being able to play at the next level. They want their kids to excel at one spor...

NFL snap infraction controversy

NFL snap infraction controversy

November 13, 2018

On Sunday, October 21, one of the NFL’s biggest rivalries, the Cowboys and the Redskins, played for the first time in the this season. The score was 20 -17 in the fourth quarter, with the Redskins in t...

Battlefield Football dominates Oakton by score of 44-0

Battlefield Football dominates Oakton by score of 44-0

September 1, 2018

If there is one thing that all Battlefield students know, it is that the last Friday of the summer is always host to a big game. The Bobcats opened up their season with a dominating win over Oakton Hi...

Boys soccer kicks it off

Boys soccer kicks it off

March 8, 2018

The Battlefield boys soccer team is coached by Mr. Nemerow, Mr. Dolph, Mr. Slaiby, Mr. Merkel and Mr. Mateer. Tryouts begin February 20, and will continue through until the 23rd. Making it all the way...

Spring softball preview

Spring softball preview

March 8, 2018

Battlefield’s Softball is coming off a successful season last year, finishing the regular season with fourteen wins and five losses. Softball won their overall series against Patriot, beating Battle...

Battlefield Swim and Dive team takes a dip

Battlefield Swim and Dive team takes a dip

January 12, 2018

The winter sports season has begun and the Battlefield Swim and Dive team has already kicked off the season with a big splash. For being one of the less popular high school sports, the Swim and Dive team ...

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