The BHS Beat

Example of a common turf field. Photo courtesy of Stratablog via Creative Commons.

Battlefield turns to turf

November 13, 2019

At the end of last school year, superintendent Dr. Walts created a plan for what he hopes to accomplish during 2019-2020, one goal being the installation of a turf field at Battlefield. Ever since the ...

The girl’s VSA team practices on the new wood chips at James Long Park.
Photo by Ashley Donohoe

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...

Battlefield Boys Soccer huddles up after their first Saturday morning workout.

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, ...

Ruby Samim stands on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University

Let the acceptances roll in

December 18, 2018

Most seniors experience the application and admission process for college. Every year, students will send out their applications with the hope to receive acceptance from their dream school. However, so...

Image courtesy Pixabay via creative commons. Football players on the field.


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...

Photo courtesy of Luke Boyce

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...

D.C. United’s major slump

August 23, 2017

The Major League Soccer season is now well into its latter half, and so far it has not been treating D.C. United very well. United is currently sitting in dead last in the Eastern Conference, with the ne...

(From Left) Carleigh Frilles, Morgan Bynum, Carrie McIntire, Tori Powell, Jenna Daunght 
Photo courtesy of Carrie McIntire

Battlefield’s girl’s soccer team is ranked fourth in the nation

March 21, 2017

USA Today (  has ranked Battlefield’s soccer team as fourth out of every girl’s soccer team in the nation. The team was previously ranked thirteenth, and now only...

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Battlefield’s Spring sports programs

February 17, 2017

At Battlefield High School many athletic teams are preparing for the new spring season. In the spring, the school hosts a baseball, lacrosse, outdoor track, soccer, softball, and tennis team. In the spring,...

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Battlefield Girls Soccer Preview

February 13, 2017

The girls varsity soccer team is one of the most successful teams at Battlefield. After winning states multiple years in a row, the team is expected to have another successful season. With tryouts coming up,...

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