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Jeanne Theismann

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‘Courage in Journalism’

Kemal Kurspahic dies at 74.

Kemal Kurspahic dies at 74.

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Noah Lyles Takes Bronze

Chance for gold in 4x100m final Aug. 6

Alexandria’s Noah Lyles, one of the most talked about athletes leading up to the Tokyo Olympic Games, left the world’s biggest athletic stage with a bronze medal in the men’s 200-meter final Aug. 4 at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.

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Blazing a Trail in Alexandria

Aces’ Hammond is lone female Ripken League coach

Jennifer Hammond may be the new kid on the block when it comes to the coaching staff of the Alexandria Aces, but she is no stranger to a baseball field.

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Going for the Gold

Noah Lyles headed to Tokyo Olympics

Only a few short years ago, Noah Lyles could be seen warming up to the strains of James Brown’s “I Feel Good” as he trained on the track of Parker-Gray Memorial Field at what was then T.C. Williams High School.

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Earl Lloyd Statue Unveiled

Trailblazer broke the color barrier of the NBA

Under the glare of a national spotlight, Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier for Major League Baseball in 1947.

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From Mount Vernon High School to the NFL

ASC to host David Knight Feb. 17.

David Knight, a 1969 graduate of Mount Vernon High School who went on to play wide receiver for the New York Jets in the National Football League, will be the featured speaker via Zoom at the Feb. 17 meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

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Alexandria Turkey Trot Goes Virtual

Race continues to support ALIVE!

The 45th annual Alexandria Turkey Trot, a Thanksgiving Day tradition that draws more than 6,000 runners to the streets of Del Ray, is moving to a virtual format for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Eddie George to Speak Sept. 16

ASC to Host Heisman winner, NFL great via Zoom.

Heisman Trophy winner and four-time NFL Pro Bowler Eddie George will be the featured speaker at the Sept. 16 meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

Eva Shea to Lead Alexandria Sportsman’s Club

First female president in Sportsman’s Club history.

Eva Shea, a two-time All American and two-time All New England Lacrosse player, has been elected as the 2020-2021 president of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Awards $16k to Student Athletes

TC, Bishop Ireton among honorees.

The Alexandria Sportsman’s Club has awarded $16,000 in scholarships to eight high school student athletes for exemplary performance in athletics and academics.

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‘The Capital of Basketball’

ASC to host Chamblee, Elfin on Feb. 19.

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Fowl Play in Alexandria

Thousands turn out for 44th annual Turkey Trot.

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Going the Distance in Arlington

Hannah Krumreich, 27, of Vienna wins the Marine Corps Marathon 10K Oct. 27 in Arlington.

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Going the Distance in Arlington

Arlingtonian Michael Wardian wins inaugural MCM 50K.

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Going the Distance in Arlington

Arlingtonian Michael Wardian wins inaugural MCM 50K.

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Going the Distance in Arlington

Arlingtonian Michael Wardian wins inaugural MCM 50K.

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Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Honors Athletes

Tony McGee details “Black 14” experience.

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Bishop Ireton High School Honors Athletes

Four inducted into Hall of Fame.

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Alexandria Sportsman’s Club to Honor Student Athletes

15 to receive nearly $40,000 in scholarships.

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High School March Madness in Alexandria

ASC to host Basketball Night March 20.

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Alexandria Sportsman’s Club to Host Lacrosse Night Feb. 20

Bishop Ireton’s Young among guest coaches from local high schools.

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Gearing Up to Fight Cancer in Del Ray

$20,000 raised for VeloCity founder.

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Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Baseball Night Set for Jan. 16

Nats’ Mondry-Cohen to be guest speaker.

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ASC to Host Redskins’ Ervins

Super Bowl XXVI running back was Rookie of the Year.

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Alexandria High School Football Coaches Night Set for Sept. 19

Sportsman’s Club to honor student athletes.

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‘The Iron Man’ in Mount Vernon

Hundreds gather to meet Cal Ripken Jr.

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Red, White and BBQ in Alexandria

Giant Food, Myron Mixon raise funds for USO.

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Painting the Town Red

Caps, fans celebrate Stanley Cup win.

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2018 Alexandria Athletes of the Year

Riggins to keynote 63rd annual gala.

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Riggins to Keynote Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Dinner

$30k in scholarships to be awarded to local athletes.

Football Coaches Night Set

Redskins great Darrell Green part of upcoming season.

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Youth Football Camp Offered

NFL’s Thomas, city partner to teach gridiron skills.

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2017 Athletes of the Year

Redskins’ Edwards to keynote 62nd ASC gala.

Brad Edwards to Keynote ASC Gala

High school athletes to be honored May 30.

Alexandria Sportsman’s Club to Host Dan Steinberg

Washington Post sports columnist Dan Steinberg will be the guest speaker at the Feb. 21 meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

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Play Ball

Sportsman’s Club to host Nats VP Jan. 26

Damon Jones, of the the Washington Nationals, will be the guest speaker at the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club Jan. 26 at the Old Dominion Boat Club.

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Livingood To Keynote Friendship Firehouse Breakfast

Wilson “Bill” Livingood, Sergeant-at-Arms of the House of Representatives for 17 years until his retirement in 2011, will deliver the keynote address at the Friendship Veterans Firehouse Association annual breakfast to kick off the citywide series of events celebrating George Washington's birthday on Feb. 17.

Cinco de Mayo

CareFirst makes $96,500 grant for ANSHI dental program.

Jack Taylor's Alexandria Toyota showroom was once again the site of the annual Cinco de Mayo fundraiser and silent auction benefitting Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services, which used the May 12 occasion to recognize CareFirst for its financial support in awarding a $96,500 grant to help increase access to dental care for uninsured patients.