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Delay of game

August 26, 2020

COVID-19 has been spreading widely throughout the United States, as there are over 5 million confirmed cases and over 170,000 deaths. In Virginia, there have been over 100,000 confirmed cases and roughly 2,4...

The Den at the Battlefield Pink Out game is cheering on the football team. Image courtesy of the BHS Sports Network.

Surge in school spirit

December 20, 2019

It is no secret that in years past Battlefield has not been the most spirited of schools. However, this year, the whole Battlefield community has showed out to lots of games and events. The Den is always f...

Former Battlefield wrestler Beau Curtis pins his opponent to the ground. Photo by Jeff Malmgren.

Battlefield Wrestling

December 18, 2019

Battlefield High School has many different types of sports, but one sport that stays somewhat below the radar is the wrestling team. After last season, where they were very successful, the team is looking...

Battlefield Football conquers Osbourn Park 45-7

Battlefield Football conquers Osbourn Park 45-7

October 26, 2019

Battlefield’s Varsity Football Team defeated the Osbourn Park Yellowjackets 45-7 on Friday, October 25. Battlefield running back Trajon Richards led the charge, scoring a touchdown in the first sixtee...

Andrew Luck (number 12) during a game against the Redskins.
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Andrew Luck retires from NFL

September 20, 2019

On August 25, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck retired from football during the preseason. Luck’s contract was going to expire in two years, but the football star decided to cut his career ...

The Battlefield Girls Soccer Team in a group huddle before their game against Patriot. Photo by Bill Kamenjar via InsideNOVA.

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...

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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...

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...

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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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Battlefield’s gymnastics team

November 15, 2017

As the winter season rolls around, student athletes gear up in their respective sports equipment, trying out for teams such as basketball and track. One team often forgotten is the Battlefield gymnastics t...

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Downfall of the S.E.C.

September 8, 2017

  For the past decade it has been of general agreement amongst experts and analysts that the dominant conference in college football has been the Southeastern Conference (S.E.C.). In the last 10 Bowl C...

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...

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