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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

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

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