Sports

Bullying the Competition

During the fall, all the sports attention goes to the football team. However, the field hockey team deserves recognition for their 12-3 regular season record. The team started their season with an impressive five game win streak, beating Tuscarora (twice), John Champe, Loudoun Valley and Kettle Run. Although they lost to Riverside on Monday, Oct. […]

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Logan Hall Verbally Commits to Shenandoah

Senior Logan Hall, lacrosse defender, has verbally committed to furthering his academics and athletic career at Shenandoah University in the 2020-2021 school year.  Upon receiving offers from a total of seven colleges, Hall made the meticulous decision of becoming a hornet.  “When I walked around, it felt like home,” Hall said. “Since it’s about an […]


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 […]


Freedom Runs “Home” Cross Country Meet

Freedom Cross Country held the only home meet of the season on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Oatlands Plantation. Although Freedom doesn’t have a 5k course in it backyard like Rock Ridge or Potomac Falls, this meet was considered Freedom’s home meet since they were the host. This was a three team non-invitational meet against Riverside […]


Freedom Eagles Fight for a Homecoming Win

The sun had just set and the student section was a glowing group of neon colored outfits. On Friday, Oct. 4, the Freedom Eagles had their homecoming game against the Potomac Falls Panthers. The game was a neon-out, which inspired many bright outfits, and was also chosen to be covered by ABC Channel 7 as […]


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 […]


Varsity’s hard earned win over Independence

“Let’s go Eagles, you know what to do,” shouts the Freedom students fueling the Varsity Volleyball team to finish strong. “You gotta rock with the black and roll with the gold.” After an intense back and forth battle with Independence High School, Freedom’s varsity volleyball won in the fifth set on Thursday, Sept. 12. Varsity […]


Freedom’s Back to Back Lacrosse State Champions Receive Rings

The back to back lacrosse state champions received their rings at the second football game of the season on Sept. 7. After their victory over Alee High School for the second time in Richmond, Virginia back in June the team now has a permit way to remember their victory on that day. “After final receiving […]


Freedom football flies to victory over Independence

It was the first home game of the season, and the bleachers were filled with cheering fans. The Freedom Frenzy stood at the front of the enthusiastic student section, dressed in all black, a stark contrast to the red sea of Independence High School fans across the way on the away bleachers. On Friday, Sept. […]


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