Sports

McLean Highlanders Field Hockey Start Strong; Marshall’s New Coach

H.S. Field Hockey Teams Warm Up for Season Play


McLean High School’s
varsity field hockey team won its first two scrimmages of the season, on Aug. 19 against Washington and Lee High (3-1) and on Aug. 24 against Lake Braddock Secondary (2-0).

With last Wednesday night’s game versus Oakton High too late for press, the McLean Highlanders travel to Virginia Beach for a weekend tournament on Aug. 28.

The team returns home to challenge Woodson High at 9 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31.

Across town, field hockey rivals George C. Marshall and J.E.B. Stuart High Schools meet on Marshall’s home turf for a game at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1.

The Falls Church High School field hockey team opens its season with an away game against Lee High today, Aug. 27, at 7:30 p.m.

 

Marshall Girls Soccer Signs New Head Coach

George C. Marshall High School announced that the school has hired Ann Orrison Germain as its new head girls soccer coach.

Germain, who was a member of U.S. Women’s National Soccer team from 1984 – 1986, has been a soccer coach since 1980 at both the high school and club levels. Recently, she worked with the Olympic Development Program.

“Coach Germain brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Statesmen women’s soccer program,” said Joe Swarm, Marshall’s interim director of Student Activities, said in a statement last week.

Volleyball Teams Prepare For New Season


George Mason High School’s
varsity girls volleyball team opens play today, Aug. 27, at 7:15 p.m. against Washington and Lee High in an away match.

Next up, the girls challenge Park View High in a home match at 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2.

The Falls Church varsity girls team takes on Lee High in a home match at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 31. The Falls Church volleyball squad then meets TC Williams on the home court on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 7:15 p.m.

George C. Marshall High’s volleyball team travels to Dominion High at 6 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 28.

J.E.B. Stuart’s and Marshall High’s volleyball teams go head to head on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at Marshall High. Play starts at 7:15 p.m.

The McLean Highlanders volleyball team plays on Monday, Aug. 31, at 7:15 p.m. in a home match against Washington and Lee High, and again, in an away match against Yorktown High, next Wednesday, Sept. 2.