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Iconic DC arena changes name

Monumental Sports & Entertainment currently owns the 20,000 seat arena, formerly known as the Verizon Center, which hosts a variety of events year round. These events range from professional basketball, hockey, and indoor football games, to concerts for world famous artists including Drake and Adele. In 2016, the Verizon Center hosted 218 total events and

Football team surrounded by uncertainty

  The Wilson Tigers football team enters the upcoming 2017 season surrounded by uncertainty. Last season proved a success, as the Tigers went 9-2 and made it to the Turkey Bowl, but fell short yet again. The Tigers squad was led by All-Met selections, Sean Savoy, Steven Williams Jr., and Khaleb Coleman, it was inevitable

FC Barcelona announces partnership with DCIAA

On the same day that FC Barcelona defeated Manchester United in the International Champions Cup, the DC Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) announced its partnership with the FC Barcelona Foundation. DCIAA made the announcement on July 26 at Roosevelt High School in front of representatives from public middle and high school soccer teams across the city.

Five Nationals named to all star game

Four out of the nine players in the starting lineup for the National League in this year’s All-Star Game were Nationals. With one of the league’s most explosive offenses and best pitching staffs, it was no surprise that the Nats were so well-represented in Miami. Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman, Daniel Murphy, and Max Scherzer all

Orioles star faces racism in Boston

On May 1, the Baltimore Orioles played the Boston Red Sox at historic Fenway Park in Boston. Adam Jones stepped out onto the same field where players such as Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, and David Ortiz made names for themselves. He ran to his position in center field, where he has played for 12 years

Draft adds to Redskins improving roster

The 2017 NFL Draft provided the Washington Redskins with a group of promising young stars. This year, the Redskins were given the 17th pick after a mediocre 9-7 season. Despite the above .500 record, the Redskins were unfortunately not able to make the postseason in 2016, just a year after winning their division for the

Hope stays high with Eaton down

During the ninth inning of a rival game against the Mets on April 28th, Nationals center fielder Adam Eaton hurt his left leg hustling down the first base line. All Nats fans prayed that it wasn’t too serious. However, the next day, reports came out explaining that he was out for the remainder of the

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

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