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Chantilly, VA, United States

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Past articles by Jake:

DMV native shines at DC Vault event

WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — On Saturday, DC Vault hosted the DMV Pole Vault Championships, bringing in talented vaulters from all levels. A few of the athletes competing have experience competing at the U.S. Olympic Trials, meaning a competitive competition in the nation’s capital. The focus was shifted to the men’s side, as DMV native […] → Read More

Torri Huske wins six medals at World Championships

WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — Yorktown High School alum Torri Huske is coming home from Budapest with a lot of hardware. The U.S. swimmer, and sophomore at Stanford, won three gold medals and three bronze medals in her eight total events. Huske leaves Budapest with the most medals by any swimmer. At the 2020 Tokyo […] → Read More

Sam Gjormand makes history in Division 1 baseball

VIENNA, Va (WDVM) — Madison High School alum Sam Gjormand is believed to have made history as the first female coach in Division 1 baseball. Gjormand was hired by the College of Charleston baseball team to be their Director of Baseball Operations. More specifically, Sam will be out on the road all summer looking for […] → Read More

Summer league pits top basketball talent in DMV

HYATTSVILLE, Md (DC News Now) — The high school basketball season may have ended months ago, but the gym at Dematha High School has been showcasing the top talent in the DMV at the Capitol Hoops summer league. “I’ve been running the summer league for now five years, and we bring together some of the […] → Read More

LPGA tour returns to the DMV at Congressional

BETHESDA, Md (DC News Now) — The LPGA tour returns to the DMV for the Women’s PGA Championship! For the first time, Congressional Country Club is hosting an LPGA tour event. As the action continues throughout the weekend, hear what the fans are saying about professional golf being back in the DMV. → Read More

Paul VI’s Trevor Keels likely NBA Draft pick

CHANTILLY, Va (WDVM) — On Thursday night, the NBA Draft officially kicks off, as college players await their named to be called, and their lives to change. In the DMV, it’s no secret that some of the best college basketball talent originates from the area. Now, with draft night upon us, there’s a strong chance […] → Read More

Mystics player speaks on Brittney Griner situation

WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — It’s been one of the biggest stories in sports for months, as seven-time WNBA All-Star Brittney Griner has been stuck in Russia since February 17. Griner was stopped at an airport in Russia after vape cartridges containing hashish oil were allegedly found in her luggage. Since then, the Russian court […] → Read More

XFL hosts showcase in College Park

COLLEGE PARK, Md (DC News Now) — On Friday, the University of Maryland held the first of six XFL Showcases in the Jones-Hill House. Athletes from all over the DMV came to the Maryland football indoor practice facility to show off their talents to the XFL scouts and coaches in hopes to be drafted into […] → Read More

Seven Spirit players get call up to USWNT

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — On Tuesday, the Washington Spirit announced that seven players have been called up to the US Women’s National Team for upcoming friendlies and the CONCACAF Women’s Championship this summer. Defender Kelly O’Hara is among the seven players being called up, and has the most international appearances with 152. The other six players […] → Read More

Harbaugh, players speak on Lamar Jackson’s return

OWINGS MILLS, Md (WDVM) — On Tuesday, the Baltimore Ravens had their QB1 back on the field for the first time this offseason. After missing OTA’s, Lamar Jackson arrived to practice this afternoon, bringing the energy and excitement that comes with. Head coach John Harbaugh and Jackson’s number one target, Mark Andrews, were pleased from […] → Read More

Orioles ‘will remain in Baltimore’

BALTIMORE, Md (WDVM) — On Monday, Baltimore Orioles Chairman & CEO John Angelos shut down the rumors of the team possibly moving out of Baltimore. “As I have said before, as long as Fort McHenry is standing watch over the Inner Harbor, the Orioles will remain in Baltimore,” said Angelos. Speculation surfaced last week when […] → Read More

Lamar Jackson back for mandatory minicamp

OWINGS MILLS, Md (WDVM) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson will be back on the practice field for mandatory minicamp this week. The star QB did not attend OTA’s, but was back at the facility on Monday getting set for minicamp. This will be the first time Jackson will be on the field since December. […] → Read More

Terry McLaurin to miss mandatory minicamp

ASHBURN, Va (WDVM) — The Washington Commanders begin mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, and will be without their star wide receiver Terry McLaurin. McLaurin is still in negotiations with the Commanders for a new contract. In three seasons for Washington, McLaurin has 222 receptions, 3,090 receiving yards, and 16 touchdowns. Even though he’s played with eight […] → Read More

Yorktown girls’ lacrosse advances to state final

MCLEN, Va (WDVM) — On Tuesday, the Yorktown girls’ lacrosse team defeated the returning back-to-back state champs Langley 11-10 to advance to their first ever state final. “I just can’t believe we’ve come this far,” said senior attacker Carly LaPierre. “I’m really proud of how are team has played tonight.” The Patriots jumped out to […] → Read More

VHSL Class 6 lacrosse state quarterfinals

NORTHERN VIRGINIA (WDVM) — Friday kicked off the VHSL Class 6 lacrosse state quarterfinals. For our local teams, only two more wins would get them to the state final next Saturday. Robinson at Langley (Girls’ Lacrosse) Langley, the 6D region champs, showed why they are the returning state champions. After trailing 1-0 early to Robinson, […] → Read More

NOVA high school baseball, softball region semis

NORTHERN VIRGINIA (WDVM) — On Tuesday night, the 6D Region semifinals for baseball and softball took place, with each team looking to advance to the region final, and punch their ticket to the state tournament next week. Herndon at McLean (Baseball) The Hornets came out on fire in the first inning, scoring four runs. However, […] → Read More

Maryland baseball to host NCAA Regional

COLLEGE PARK, Md (WDVM) — The Maryland baseball team found out on Sunday night that they would be hosting an NCAA regional tournament for the first time in program history. “They are going to be able to sleep at home, sleep in their own bed, get up in the morning, kind of stay with their […] → Read More

McLean softball advances to region final

MCLEAN, Va (WDVM) — On Monday, the McLean Highlanders softball team defeated the Langley Saxons 12-2 in six innings to advance to the 6D Region Final. With the win, McLean punched their ticket to the VHSL Class 6 state tournament next week. Langley was able to get the first run of the game on a […] → Read More

Sherwood softball dominates in 4A state title

COLLEGE PARK, Md (WDVM) — On Saturday night, the Sherwood softball team faced off against Severna Park in the MPSSAA 4A State Championship. The Warriors dominate the game, winning 21-5 in five innings to claim the title. “It’s everything they worked for since the beginning of the season,” said head coach Ashley Barber. “We needed […] → Read More

Linganore softball wins 3A state title in thriller

COLLEGE PARK, Md (WDVM) — On Saturday evening, the Linganore Lancers won a thriller against Chopticon in the MPSSAA 3A State Championship 9-8 in eight innings. “This was an amazing game,” said head coach Andrea Poffinberger. “I’m so proud of my kids for all the fight every single inning, going down early, and they never […] → Read More