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A brief history of Wilson sports

Many student athletes walk along the halls of Wilson. Both boys and girls proudly sport their personalized windbreakers or sell donuts throughout the building to raise funds for their team. With eight fall sports, seven winter sports, and 10 spring sports, there are many opportunities for students to join teams. A search through old Beacons

Capitals look to stay hot as playoffs come

  With just over a month left in the season, the Washington Capitals are first in the metropolitan division, and second overall in goals scored, it looks like this could be the Caps’ season. Currently first in the metropolitan division at 39-12-7, the Capitals are three wins ahead of the Pittsburgh Penguins at 36-14-8. The

Wrestling program looks to sustain momentum

The Wilson wrestling program flies under the radar. It isn’t talked about much, and the hard work that the wrestlers put in goes largely unnoticed by other students. Every day after school, they are either in the atrium improving their skills on the mats, or in the weight room working their tails off to slim

Nationals make smart win-now moves in offseason

During the 2015 offseason, the Washington Nationals front office was able to nab Max Scherzer, who won the Cy Young this year. In 2016, they signed Daniel Murphy, who just won the batting title, and also finished second in the voting for National League MVP. This offseason, general manager Mike Rizzo made another big move.

Fort Reno to add new batting cages

For the past couple of years, the baseball players at Wilson have had to use a broken-down batting cage composed of bending poles and a ripped net. However, construction workers from Capitol Hardscapes started building the foundation for a new, much nicer batting cage at Fort Reno last Friday. The new cage is going to

Redskins Looking to Win A Wildcard Spot

Last season, the Redskins cruised into the playoffs with a 10-6 record, which usually isn’t good enough to win a division. However, the NFC East was easily the worst division in football last year. Although this season, this has completely changed, and it is now arguably the best in the league. The Dallas Cowboys currently

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