Sunday, March 17, 2013
Girls lacrosse is 2-0 after win over Dominion.
The South Lakes girls soccer team opened it season with a 2-0 victory over T.C. Williams. Sophomore Elise Andrich, assisted by junior Ellen Gose scored with about 10 minutes left in the first half. Gose, assisted by Andrich, scored the second goal for the 2-0 win. The team's next home game os Monday 7 p.m. at home against Lee High School. Girls lacrosse Despite the freezing conditions, the girls lacrosse team defeated Dominion High 9-4 Thursday night at Dominion. Maria Leith started the scoring drive four minutes into the first half, which she followed with an assist to Kenzie Hughes about halfway through the period. The real drive for South Lakes started with under 2 1/2 minutes left in the first half when Hughes added three more goals…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Zac Parker will play football at Liberty University; Suliaman Dainkeh will play soccer at Maryland.
Two South Lakes High School senior athletes signed NCAA Division I letters of intent on National Signing Day on Wednesday. Zac Parker, who scored eight receiving touchdowns for South Lakes in his senior season last fall, signed to play at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. Parker led the Seahawks' offense with 710 receiving yards. "Zac took a challenge we put in front of him," South Lakes assistant football coach Marcus McLean said at a signing ceremony at the school. "You can see the proof of where hard work will get you." Parker, a first-team all-Liberty District selection in 2012, had also been heavily recruited by Bowling Green State University and Gardner-Webb University, SLHS coaches said. Also signing Wednesday was Suliaman …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Girls take second place among 47-team field.
South Lakes High School's boys track and field team won the 47-team Ed Bowie Invitational on Saturday at the Prince George's Sportsplex. Michael McHugh and Ashkan Mohmmadi placed first and third in the 1600- meter run, respectively. Rashaan Jones placed second in the long jump and was on the second-place 4 x 200 meter relay (along with Zac Parker, Makis Greaux, and Aeron Thai). In addition to being on the relay, Parker also placed thurd in the 300- meter dash with a personal best 36.91. Mohammadi placed third in the 800- meter run, as did the boys 4 x 400 meter relay of Michael Kerr, Michael McHugh, Jorge Noboa, and Daniel Johnsen. Khoa Nguyen was fifth in the triple jump. Daniel Johnsen placed eighth in the 500-meter dash. The SLHS …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Indoor track teams have strong showing at Robinson Invitational.
South Lakes High School's track and field continued its strong season at the four-team Robinson Invitational last weekend. Winning their events and qualifying for the Northern Region hampionships were Ashkan Mohammadi in the 1600 meter run; the girls’ 4x200 relay of Symone Damper, Jordan Lozama, Rodneia Mitchell, and Danielle Hale; and the girls’ 4x400 relay of Grace Gillen, Haley Vaughn, Claire Nieusma and Delaney Wickman. Winning their events and qualifying for state championships were Michael McHugh in the 1000 meter and the boys’ 4x200 relay of Aeron Thai, Rashaan Jones, Daniel Johnsen and Zac Parker. Additional winner included the girls 4x800 relay; Devin Nieusma in the 1600 meter; Grace Gillen in the 500; Delaney Wickman in the 300…
Saturday, September 22, 2012
South Lakes travels to Fairfax for Liberty District loss.
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Fairfax High School handed the South Lakes High School its second straight loss when the Rebels topped the Seahawks 31-15 at Fairfax on Friday. Fairfax (3-1, 2-0 Liberty District), boosted by Nick Scott's two rushing touchdowns, carried a 31-0 lead into the fouth quarter. Scott's second touchdown was a 92-yard run. Scott, a junior running back, led all rushers with 246 total yards. Fairfax kicker Zach Intermill missed on three out of four of his extra point attempts. South Lakes (1-3, 0-2 Liberty) got on the board in the fourth quarter, when Zac Parker scored on an 85-yard pass from quarterback Rashaan Jones. Jones also connected with Parker for a second touchdown. Junior tight end Jack Frail added two more points for South Lakes when the …
Monday, September 10, 2012
Here are several ways you can make sure your favorite sports team is highlighted on Patch.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Fall sports are underway. Reston Patch gives you the chance to share every exciting moment with the community. We are looking for athletes, coaches, parents, booster club members and fans who are ready, willing and able to share their team spirit on Patch. News about any team — high school, rec teams, community leagues —i s welcome! Here's how you can share news about your sports team: 1. Start a blog about your sports team: Share stats, recaps, photos and/or videos from the game in your own sports blog. Is your favorite team a college or pro team? That's OK too! Discuss the team, coaches and players with other fans in the community. 2. Upload pictures and video of your team to our gallery: Snap an awesome photo at the game? Catch the …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
A NY Times article explores the era of the $250 baseball bat.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Have you bought a baseball glove for your Little Leaguer lately? Did you pay more than $100 for it? How about a $250 bat? A New York Times story headlined "Big Price Tags Attached to Even the Littlest Leagues," looks at the big business of equipping youngsters for participation in youth baseball and softball leagues, quoting those costs and more. "A batting helmet protects tiny heads for $39.99," the Times reports. "A pair of Nike Jordan Black Cat cleats will make your child fast and fashionable at $51.99 until he or she outgrows them." Meanwhile, registration fees everywhere are getting pricey too. Reston Little League fees begin at $80 for T-ball and rise through $145 for AA, AAA and Majors. Those fees are pretty much in line with other …
Sunday, April 3, 2011
Reston hosts 2011 National Capital Open.
Hundreds of martial arts students filled the gym at South Lakes High School on Saturday for the 2011 Tae Kwon Do Championship - National Capital Open. The event was organized Grandmaster H.K. Lee, a 9th Degree Black Belt and former undefeated Asian Welterweight Champion. “This event is considered to be one of the largest Tae Kwon Do tournaments on the East Coast,” said Lee, owner of the H. K. Lee Academy of Tae Kwon Do in Herndon. “Students learning the art of Tae Kwon Do are taught to discover that good citizenship, sportsmanship, and self improvement are more important than winning trophies and medals. "The sport teaches students to respect each other and exhibit character traits that make good role models in local communities," he …
Monday, September 6, 2010
Pleskow to compete in Special Olympics World Games.
When the 2011 Special Olympics World Games open in Athens, Greece, next summer, Rose Pleskow will be among the 7,500 athletes taking part in the competition. Pleskow earned the trip by medaling in the 3,000- and 1,500-meter runs in state competition last spring. For the 20-year-old Restonian, it is just a continuation of her determination and her love of sports. Pleskow, a 2009 graduate of South Lakes High School, ran cross country and track for the Seahawks. She swam each summer with the Ridge Heights Sharks of the Reston Swim Team Association, and has also taken part in Special Olympics cross country skiing and sailing events. "I was really happy," Pleskow says about qualifying for the World Games. "It made my day. I am going to train …
Friday, August 20, 2010
Seahawk recordholder Valerie Moyer earns partial athletic and academic scholarship.
Former South Lakes High School track and field standout athlete Valerie Moyer, who holds six track and field records for the Seahawks, is off to try to do the same at the Division I level. Moyer earned a partial academic and athletic scholarship to the University of Vermont. "I fell in love with Vermont when I visited the school this past November," said Moyer. "I actually got in touch with them," Moyer said. "I met with the coach and went up there. I'm enthusiastic and excited to be with them." After another visit to the Burlington campus in March, Moyer met some team members and found out that Vermont would be a perfect fit to continue her competitive track career and earn a quality education. Moyer's father, Steve, ran track in …