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LB looks to get back to the Northern Region Final for first time since 2010

LB looks to get back to the Northern Region Final for first time since 2010

Ian Bivona, Sports Editor

November 27, 2015

Coming off a 13-10 victory against Battlefield High School, the Bruins will take on the Westfield Bulldogs, in hopes to return to the 6A Northern Region Final for the first time since 2010. The matchup bodes to be a tough one for the Bruins. Westfield enters the game with an 11-1 record, with their ...

LB’s 13-10 victory sets up playoff rematch with Westfield

LB’s 13-10 victory sets up playoff rematch with Westfield

Jordan Small, Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2015

Friday night’s game against Battlefield was very different than any of LB’s previous 10 games: The Bruins relied on their defense to get past the Bobcats in the second round of the playoffs. LB’s offense was held to its lowest scoring game all season, with senior kicker Nick Bruhn scoring two f...

After season ending injury, Jet Ryan gets a much needed boost

After season ending injury, Jet Ryan gets a much needed boost

Ellie Weber, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

    In the first round of playoffs against the Woodson Cavaliers, one of the hardest-working members of the football team went down, and tragically his season ended in a split second. He knew, immediately after being hit from behind, that it was the last down of LB football he’d play...

Athletes deal with overlapping seasons

Athletes deal with overlapping seasons

Lama Khraibani, Staff Writer

November 19, 2015

As winter sports are beginning, fall sports are heading into the playoffs. Student athletes are having to juggle between two sports seasons and are attempting to split their time evenly between the two. The transition may cause some students trouble, especially since both sports seasons overlap. The onl...

Girls and boys Cross Country win state tournament

Girls and boys Cross Country win state tournament

Ian Biovona, Sports Editor

November 18, 2015

After a successful 2014 season for both teams, girl’s and boy’s cross country teams made it back to the state title meet and both came in first, bringing the title back to Lake Braddock. The event took place on Nov. 13, in Great Meadows, Virginia. Competing against 26 other teams, the Bruins ...

LB passes first round test with ease

LB passes first round test with ease

Jordan Small, Print Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2015

In the first round of the 6A North playoffs, LB faced conference foe Woodson for the second time this season. The Bruins beat the Cavaliers 61-0 in the previous meeting. Friday night’s game ended in a similar fashion, with LB winning convincingly 49-0. Senior Trey Stephens and junior Andrew Park each had...

On senior night, LB picks up first loss

On senior night, LB picks up first loss

Jordan Small, Editor in Chief

November 7, 2015

After nine weeks, LB and South County each were 9-0 going into the final game of the season. As both teams looked to stay undefeated, the Patriot Conference title was also on the line. Early in the first half, LB looked to be in control of the game. The Bruins were able to score early in the game on t...

After nine weeks, LB remains undefeated

After nine weeks, LB remains undefeated

Jordan Small, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2015

On Friday night, LB traveled to Mount Vernon and looked to keep their undefeated season in tact. The Bruins did just that, as they beat the Majors 63-0. LB was able to rotate players in all night, including three quarterbacks. Senior running back Adam Walton led the Bruins in scoring with two rushing tou...

On Homecoming weekend, LB improves to 8-0

On Homecoming weekend, LB improves to 8-0

Jordan Small, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2015

One week after shutting out their opponent, LB faced more of a challenge on Friday night. LB improved to 8-0 after beating West Springfield 56-21. Once again, the Bruin’s run game proved to be the difference maker in the victory. The run game was solidified by the strong play of junior running back Ibr...

LB offense overpowers Woodson

LB offense overpowers Woodson

Jordan Small, Editor in Chief

October 17, 2015

In one of the most complete games of the season, LB was victorious Friday night. The Bruins came out strong against the Woodson Cavaliers, scoring early and often to put the game away quickly. While the offense scored most of the points, the defense did their part and ultimately held the Cavaliers s...

Preview: Dig Pink tonight vs Woodson

Preview: Dig Pink tonight vs Woodson

Katie Karlinchak, Sports Editor

October 14, 2015

Tonight, the volleyball teams will hold their annual Dig Pink volleyball game to raise money for breast cancer. LB will face Woodson. With prizes, a rivalry and a night centered around giving back, the matches are likely to be eventful. The Dig Pink game usually occurs sometime in the month of Octobe...

LB remains undefeated after victory over TC Williams

LB remains undefeated after victory over TC Williams

Ian Bivona, Sports Editor

October 11, 2015

Riding a five game winning streak, the Bruins traveled to Alexandria to take on the TC Williams Titans on Saturday afternoon. The Bruin's undefeated record was put it to the test, but came out victorious over the Titans with a score of 33-12. “We had a great week of practice leading into the game,” jun...