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    What postseason inexperience? Juniors power G.W. past Olney

    George Washington’s junior basketball class had never played in a Public League playoff game prior to Thursday. The postseason newcomers sure had a funny way of showing it.


    Smart, Watson guide young Vikings back to playoffs

    Editor’s note: Northeast was eliminated from postseason play by Southern on Tuesday after this story went to press.


    Playoff hoops: Lincoln advances while N.E., New Foundations fall

    On Tuesday, the boys Public League basketball postseason began with a preliminary round of playoff contests. There were 10 total games, with the winners advancing to Thursday’s first round and the losers being eliminated. A couple of area teams played yesterday. Here’s how they fared:


    Towne watch: Boyd leads, rest of Coyotes follow

    At a Monday evening practice, the Franklin Towne Charter boys basketball team split themselves down the middle and scattered to opposite ends of the court for a shooting competition. Each player had 90 seconds to make as many jumpers as possible from the high posts, and the side with the highest composite score at the end won.


    Together we build

    In any family, minor arguments and disagreements have the tendency to erupt into dramatic histrionics. However, at the end of the day, unconditional love and support usually triumphs, making the previous frustrations seem both silly and unnecessary.


    In the trenches

    When the Los Angeles Lakers were asserting their dominance en route to multiple NBA championships in the early 2000s, everything revolved around Shaquille O’Neal. Whether it was outworking defenders in the post for an easy layup, or snatching up rebounds to put back up or dish to Kobe Bryant or another teammate for an open look on the perimeter, Shaq’s impact on how gameplans unfolded cannot be overstated enough.


    New look G.W. finds success with depth, balance

    After losing his top two scorers from a season ago, John Creighton knows sometimes it’s just as opportune to be lucky as it is good. 


    A fall to remember

    The fall sports winners will be honored at the 28th annual Northeast Sports Awards Banquet in the spring.

    Editor’s note: The seasonal sports winners are chosen by the Northeast Times’ sports staff based on both on-field excellence and leadership abilities off of it.


    A work in progress

    It’s no secret that high school athletics are cyclical in nature.