Tuesday, May 14, 2013
After District singles and doubles tournament, regionals begin today.
Chantilly High School students on the girls' varsity tennis team will begin playing in a regional tournament Tuesday afternoon. The Chargers recently completed District Singles and Doubles tournaments. Here's a roundup of the team's 8 wins and 2 losses this season: Send your sports photos to Chantilly Patch! Email them to MaryAnn.Barton@Patch.com
Friday, February 15, 2013
Senate Committee Kills ‘Tebow Bill’ on Thursday night, but some Patch readers think proposal should be voted into law.
Virginia's Senate Education and Health Committee shot down a bill Thursday that would have allowed home-schooled students to participate in public schools’ sports teams. Committee members killed House Bill 1442 — also known as the “Tebow bill" — on a 7-8 vote, shelving it for the remainder of this legislative session. But should the bill have reached the full Senate floor? In a Patch blog post, Fairfax County School Board member Ryan McElveen highlighted the defeat of the bill as one of the three most important actions residents could advocate for this session as Richmond pressed on with what he called an "educational extremism." The school board voted to advocate against the proposal, McElveen wrote, "because, in short, the bill would …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Event is Saturday at the Westin at Washington Dulles.
Chantilly High School is preparing for The Purple Tie Bash, which promises to be an evening of fun with neighbors, friends and community. The Bash will be held Saturday, Feb. 9 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight, at the Westin Washington Dulles in Herndon, and will feature a social hour, full dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in your community’s high school — and, treat yourself to an adult evening out, notes an organizer. Proceeds from all ticket sales will go directly to capital improvements for athletic programs at Chantilly High School. "What a special way to support our children!" says a Chantilly High parent. To buy tickets, visit www.chantillysports.org and click on the Purple Tie …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
By Rusty Payne
Sunday, January 6
The Chantilly-Westfield rivalry is one of the most bitter in Northern Virginia and its basketball games have produced some classics over the 13-year history of their duels. Friday night's raucous atmosphere at Chantilly did not disappoint. The Chargers broke out with 47 second half points, including 24 in a dominant fourth quarter which began tied, to claim a 67-53 win in the Concorde District opener for both teams. Brian Sydnor led the Chargers with 21 points and DeAndre Harris dropped 18 for the winners, who moved to 11-1 on the season. Westfield was led by Tre'Von Walton's 18 points, while leading scorer C.J. Hill was held to just 11 points and was often frustrated by an active Charger defense, led by Chantilly's defensive lockdown …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Lady Wildcats start off season strong.
The Centreville Wildcats field hockey team has started their season strong, posting a 7-1 record. The Lady Wildcats went undefeated in the last week of August. On Tuesday, Aug. 28, the team defeated Hayfield High School, 2-0, with goals by junior Katherine Zempolich and senior Carly Sane. On Thursday, Aug. 30, the Lady Wildcats beat Thomas Jefferson High School, 5-1, with a hat trick by Zempolich as well as goals by seniors Gabby Dagata and Brooke Peterson. Centreville lost a tough battle against Marshall High School, 0-1, on Sept. 5. The team quickly bounced back by defeating South Lakes High School, 3-2, on Sept. 7. In that contest, senior Lindsay Egbers scored two goals and Sane scored one. Centreville’s goalies, senior Megan Cruse and …