Athletic teams with championship aspirations often speak of doing the “little things” right. Spending countless hours mastering the fundamental aspects — while tedious and sometimes boring — is what separates the contenders from the pretenders at the end of a season.
— After a 4-8 showing in 2012, Archbishop Ryan is hoping players like All-Catholic returner Connor Golden can carry the team further this season.
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Should Gabby DeLeo ever get lonely at college later this year, she can take comfort in knowing that a few pieces of home will be just a short drive away.
— After deciding to sit out last season, G.W.’s Paige Hughes is more than ready to make things right.
Like any high school student, Paige Hughes sometimes exhibits flaws in her decision-making process.
During a recent visit to George Washington High School, a chance run-in with Ken Geiser didn’t yield a lot of time for conversation. Washington’s athletic director and head baseball coach had a million things to do, from hanging the netting for the batting cages, to hanging a new baseball scoreboard, to preparing the field for game play.
— High school baseball players and coaches in the Northeast are ready for the 2013 season. Are you?