Articles by James Czarnaski

Nationals Win World Series

For the first time since 1933, Washington D.C. has a baseball team in the World Series. Nobody in D.C. would have thought the Nationals would have made it this far- considering they were below 500 in May with a record of 19-31. But they’ve stuck by the motto, “Stay in the fight,” to finish out […]


Freedom Golf Makes States

For the first time in school history the golf team has qualified for states. On Tuesday, Oct. 1,  FHS faced off against seven schools including Riverside, Rock Ridge, Thomas Jefferson, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge, Briar Woods and Woodgrove for the 5C Regional Championship. The competition took place at the par 72 Greg Norman course at […]


Fantasty Football Frenzy Has Begun

The NFL kicked off its 100th season with a game between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears. This also was the start of one of America’s favorite pastimes: fantasy football. Fantasy football is played by an estimated 56.8 million people in the United States and Canada. ESPN, Yahoo, and DraftKings are just some […]


A winning tradition

As teams closed out the regular season, they have prepared for playoffs by getting team haircuts. It’s a common tradition practiced among the sports teams at Freedom. The haircuts serve as something to create a brotherhood within teams. Some are willing to go all in for their cuts by dying, bleaching or practically going bald. […]


Year of the Cav

After the Virginia Cavaliers finished off a historic season on the hardwood, they continued their success to the lacrosse field. UVA men’s lacrosse followed the lead of the men’s basketball team by capping off their season with a National Championship finish. Both teams weren’t considered underdogs, but coming into the tournament they weren’t the favorite […]


Boys’ lacrosse team plays final game on grass field

The final game ever played on the grass field of Eric J. Olsen stadium happened Friday, May 10. The team given the honor to play the last game was the boys varsity lacrosse team. The field endured 14 years of sporting events and many memories of athletes at freedom. This summer the field will under […]


New Voters: 2020 Presidential Election

As seniors reach the legal age to vote, many members of our Freedom community are planning on voting during an election for the first time. However, a good number of newly eligible voters fail to get to the polls every year. Aspects such as a disinterest in politics, unfamiliarity with government functioning or a misunderstanding […]


Varsity Lax season kicks off

Coming back from a successful season last year, Freedom boys varsity lacrosse is hoping to finish this season on an even higher note. Losing 14 seniors isn’t an easy feat to over come, but the team makes up for it in having two Division 1 defense men on their roster: Jack Posey (Penn State) and […]


It’s time for March Madness

The craziest time of the year for college basketball fans has just begun. Selection Sunday was March 17,  and the 64 teams were picked and seeded for the first round of the NCAA tournament. Duke was selected as the first seed in the East, Virginia was selected as the first seed in the South, Gonzaga […]


AAF Permier gives fans something to cheer about

After the Super Bowl every year, the hard reality for football fans around the world hits months without football. But with the formation of the Alliance of American Football, year-round football has become a reality. The league consist of eight teams from Arizona, Salt Lake, San Diego, Atlanta, Birmingham, Memphis and Orlando. Teams are comprised […]


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