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Boys Soccer takes on Briar Woods before States

On May 31, Freedom Eagles traveled to Rock Ridge High School to play against the undefeated Briar Woods soccer team. Nathan Mitchell (#7) scored the first goal to start off the game, which made Freedom fans jump from their seats in excitement. Briar had an attempted score soon after, yet was called as an offsides […]

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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. […]


Girls Soccer Advances in the Regional Tournament

After winning on Monday, May 20, to Rock Ridge in the district quarterfinals, the Freedom girls soccer team advanced to the district semifinals. They lost the semifinals against Briar Woods High School with a score of 3-1. With the win against Rock Ridge, they earned a spot in the regional tournament. They played their regional […]


Varsity Girls Lacrosse Wins Regionals

Sweat dripped off the player’s brow as she raced to stop the advances of the other team. With one last stride, she cut off the runner and scooped up the ball, changing from defense to offense. Two rounds of overtime later in sweltering conditions, the trophy was theirs. Despite the 90 degrees weather and intense […]


Freedom Boys Soccer Takes on Stone Bridge Bulldogs for District Tournament

Freedom Eagles Boys Varsity Soccer team took on Stone Bridge at Broad Run High School on May 20 in the District Tournament. Before this game, the Freedom boys had a record of 10-5-1 this season and Stone Bridge had a record of 2-11-0. In the first quarter, Stone Bridge’s team shot a free kick, which […]


Outdoor Track and Field Enters Post Season

After Freedom High School’s final track meet of the season and final home meet as well on May 8, post-season has begun. Districts took place at John Champe High School on Wednesday, May 15, and Thursday, May 16, consisted of eight teams in the district: Briar Woods, Broad Run, John Champe, Freedom, Potomac Falls, Rock […]


Seniors prevail in powder puff game

After two years, girls’ powder puff football finally returned to Freedom High School with a bang on Saturday, May 12. The game was originally planned to be held in fall 2018 but was postponed due to inclement weather. The senior and junior girls who had been practicing in preparation for the powder puff game were […]


Unified Track takes first place at first ever regional meet

On Saturday, May 11, FHS Unified Track placed first in the Potomac Region Track and Field Championship for Unified Sports. The event was hosted by Special Olympics and included nine unified teams from the region. As Unified Sports teams have become more mainstream in the area, events like the Potomac Championship have become possible. There […]


Girls lacrosse’s team focuses on championship

With the Freedom Varsity Girls Lacrosse team closing out the regular season with a 12-4 win against John Champe on May 10, players are looking forward to the championship season! The Freedom Girls are undefeated in the district, finishing with a team record of 10-3-0. “At the beginning of this season, I was really unsure […]


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 […]


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