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  1. Oakton’s Adrien Bouchet eyes singles and team state tennis titlesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 8 | The Washington Post

    Oakton senior Adrien Bouchet waits to return serve during a regular-season match against Chantilly. There were no signs of anger or frustration from Adrien Bouchet as the Virginia 6A North region boys' tennis final ended on an unreturnable serve from W.T. Woodson senior Jason Kros.

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  2. Top girlsa soccer players face difficult choice between club, high school teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Tess Sapone, right, felt pressure to choose between her elite club soccer team and playing for Oakton. She is one of several top area players faced with the same difficult decision this spring.

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  3. Maria Muzzio shines in discus, shot put at Northern Virginia InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Robinson junior Maria Muzzio can sometimes feel when she's about to land a long throw before releasing the discus. When she adheres to the proper technique, she doesn't have to worry about her strength.

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  4. Tracking the cherry blossoms to full bloom a " the ice is finally goneRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The Potomac River and Tidal Basin are finally free from snow and ice but the cherry trees show no indication of blooming anytime soon. The photo on the upper left was taken February 28, upper right was March 7, lower left was March 13, and lower right was March 21. Every week I'm sharing photos of the cherry trees at the Tidal Basin as a periodic check-in as we track the blossoms to full-bloom.

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  5. WCAC transfers boost MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Throughout a Virginia 6A North region semifinal defined by Kelly Koshuta's insuppressible scoring , Madison's forward moved without the ball and chirped at sophomore point guard Morgan Simpson . Koshuta would say, "Hey, hey, hey," Simpson would deliver the ball, and more often than not, the Warhawks would add two more points.

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  6. Virginia girlsa basketball conference tournament finals roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Meghan Torres, center, and Alexis Hermes, right, helped Madison knock off Langley in Tuesday's Virginia Conference 6 tournament championship. Tuesday night delivered the final remaining Virginia conference tournament title games after numerous weather postponements over the last week.

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  7. Westfield boys, Oakton girls claim Virginia Conference 5 championshipsRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Ahead of Tuesday night, Westfield's Blake Francis and Tyler Scanlon figured Herndon might again turn to the same triangle-and-two defense it used unsuccessfully in a blowout just three weeks earlier. The two juniors had to work a little harder facing a revamped scheme this time around, but the end result was just fine with them.

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  8. How a $2,000 Doritos Super Bowl ad became a million-dollar sensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    A frequent flyer, Scott Zabielski faces a common dilemma. He's six feet, three inches tall, which means squeezing his lanky frame into economy airline seats, crammed against other passengers, can be a challenge.

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  9. Not-so-serious Chargers are racking up winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | The Washington Post

    By the time their run to the Virginia 6A state tournament had ended, three members of the Chantilly field hockey team had found the formula they would bring to their next season. Seniors Jessica Reeves , Erin Fowler and Bryndie Ballam helped the Chargers to an appearance in the state's field hockey final four before beginning their fourth consecutive season together on the varsity girls' basketball squad .

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  10. Stink bug 2014: Did last wintera s hard freeze reduce the number of stink bugs?Read the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Did the extreme cold weather from last winter kill off a large number of stink bugs in the Washington area? Are there fewer stink bugs inside your home this fall as a result of a last winter's hard freeze? Or, conversely, are the stink bugs that are currently crawling on your walls greater in number than last year? We have a poll below for your input. Last winter, arctic air intrusions, touted as the " Polar Vortex ," chilled much of the country.

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  11. Washington-area obituaries of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Gerald E. Miller, 95, a retired Navy vice admiral who flew combat missions in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, died Nov. 6 at his home in Oakton, Va. The cause was cancer, said a son, Douglas Miller.

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  12. Bruinsa Corbett, Monogue go 1-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Lake Braddock seniors Alex Corbett and Kevin Monogue each wrote "365" on their hand in a permanent marker, reminding themselves of how many days they prepared for Saturday's Virginia 6A state cross-country championship meet at Great Meadow in The Plains. Corbett has long been considered an elite runner in the area, though a state title had eluded him.

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