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The Forest Park boys 4x100 meter relay team ended up in second place at the New Balance outdoor track and field national finals this past weekend, coming up 0.01 second out of first place in the championship round. Meanwhile, one local team did bring home some sort of gold from nationals as the Osbourn Park girls 4x100 meter relay team captured first place in the "Emerging Elite" category.
Potomac (42-27) ended the first half of the season by taking four out of five games from the Frederick Keys up in Maryland, including the last game on Sunday.
When the games begin though at the start of the next school year, the regular season for local teams will mostly seem familiar but the post-season is when there will be major changes.
On Wednesday, June 12th at approximately 6:30 p.m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a commercial fire at 9535 Linton Hall Road, Linton Hall School in Bristow.
The Potomac Nationals minor league baseball team secured a post-season playoff spot on Thursday night with an 8-0 shutout victory on the road against the Frederick Keys. The victory clinched the first-half Carolina League Northern Division championship for the 39-26 Class A affiliate of the Washington Nationals.
Exodus Faith Ministries Bishop E.W. Jackson, who has come under controversy for his past financial troubles and comments on social issues, defended himself Wednesday in Manassas at the Hampton Inn during his first press conference since winning the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor on May 18.
Patriot High School has released the following statement in regard to graduation:
Voters in the June 11 Democratic primary voted for state senators to run as lieutenant governor and attorney general in the general election while the two non-elected, first-time candidates fell short.
Gainesville District Supervisor Peter Candland (R) said last week that he would oppose the School Board approving an aquatics facility even though his own daughter is a competitive swimmer who practices daily in Warrenton.
When the Virginia Department of Transportation hosted a meeting about the Bi-County Parkway at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas on June 3, it wasn't a complete shutout in favor of opponents of the roadway like the March meeting at Bull Run Middle School. But it was the bottom of the ninth inning with two outs before any of the proponents outside of VDOT put a run on the board.