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Upsets shake up local football playoff picture

- After eight weeks in which there had been only a handful of kind-of, sort-of upsets in local high school varsity football, winless Osbourn stunned Stonewall Jackson 28-27 at the Eagles' homecoming in Manassas on Friday night while Potomac pulled out a surprise 34-27 overtime victory against host Woodbridge. Meanwhile, Hylton's seventh win officially made the Bulldogs playoff bound while their rival for the eastern crown Forest Park avoided a surprise defeat against Gar-Field with a one-point victory.

Athlete of the Week Jordan Howard

Junior Jordan Howard gives kudos to her teammates for their successful season. A powerful play maker on the field, Howard sports her own signature style. Photo by Marshall Conner.
- Cyclone player strong on defense and steady on offense. Team heads to Conference 22 semi-final game next Tuesday

Grizzlies shut out the competition

- The Grizzly defense was on fire over the weekend during Coach McGeoghegan’s 90-pound National Gainesville Grizzlies first shutout of the season. The team is used to high scores from its offense, but a complete shutout is something new.

Brentsville falls to Eagles; 55-7

- Brentsville senior quarterback Richard Harryman (10) throws a pass downfield against Liberty. The Eagles defeated Brentsville 55-7 on Friday night in Nokesville during the Tigers' homecoming game.

Battlefield soccer team honored

- Members of the 2014 Battlefield varsity girls soccer team received their state championship rings last Friday in Haymarket before kickoff of the homecoming football game between the Bobcats and visiting Osbourn Eagles. The girls soccer team finished the spring season 21-0, defeating Centreville in an overtime shootout on penalty kicks to clinch the Group 6A title at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax.

Battlefield’s McCann takes 4th at state golf finals

- Of the three high school golfers from Prince William County to compete in the state finals last week, none came home with the gold but all performed relatively well as a group. Woodbridge senior Adam Swzed registered his best performance in the four years he's participated in the state tournament, shooting a 144 over two days at the Group 6A tournament, held at Meadowbrook Country Club in Richmond between Oct. 13-14.

Royal Tiger

- Nokesville School fifth-grade prince Gavin Yohn and princess Hailey Witt helped to crown Brentsville District senior Maria Seager homecoming queen during halftime of Friday's football game. The Tigers later named Brandon Loa homecoming king during the school's dance on Saturday.

Funkhouser, Kobelka named Woodbridge homecoming royalty

- Being bulldozed by the Bulldogs 47-6 wasn't the way Woodbridge fans wanted to celebrated their homecoming against visiting Hylton on Friday night during the varsity football game. Yet two members of the senior class could overlook that blemish and come home with a piece of hardware to show for the night..

Williams runs wild over Woodbridge

- For eight minutes, the Woodbridge varsity football team held Hylton scoreless last Friday night. That's when the sails gave out on the Vikings' warship. Hylton junior quarterback Donovan Williams rushed for four touchdowns during the Vikings' homecoming game on Oct. 17, leading the Bulldogs to a 47-6 victory.

Bruins primed to capture conference

- This fall, the Forest Park volleyball team has had just about as close to a season-long perfect game as the team could reasonably muster, winning every set of every game against 18 out of 20 opponents heading into this week. It's put the Bruins in position to wrap up the regular season Conference 4 title and give the girls from the eastern end of the county top billing heading into the playoffs as they attempt to finish the job the 2013 team started last year by making it to states as the regional runner-up.
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