Thursday, February 21, 2013
The girls team ranked their highest in school history.
Flint Hill swimmers won personal bests and qualified for finals in the VISAA championship meet in Richmond Feb. 16. The girls team finished in seventh place, their best in school history, while the boys placed 22nd. All nine Flint Hill swimmers who competed in the events swam personal bests. Six of the swimmers qualified for finals. Notes from the meet: All information provided by Flint Hill Sports Information Director McClain Bell.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
12 student athletes will play on in college.
A dozen student athletes committed to play after high school graduation at a special signing ceremony at Flint Hill School Tuesday. Athletes from eight different sports gathered with their coaches and school officials to publicize strong high school careers and the commitments. “We are proud to recognize these student-athletes who have the opportunity to continue their passion for their sport at the collegiate level. These achievements reflect their commitment and hard work both in athletics as well as in the classroom. We wish these individuals the best and know that they will continue to represent Flint Hill well in everything they do,” said Athletic Director Steve Henry. Here's a list of athletes and their schools: "It is always …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Huskies boys basketball wins with two free throws down the stretch
Monday, January 28
Flint Hill Boys' Basketball beat Sidwell Friends 47-46 on Sunday, increasing their winning streak to five. Coach Rico Reed recapped the game: "Senior guard Jerrod Reed hit two free throws with 7.6 seconds remaining to win the game for Flint Hill at home against 47-46. Junior forward Cole Herdman finished with 12 points and 7 rebounds. He scored 10 in the second half. Junior guard Britton Anderson contributed 11 points and 4 steals, and sophomore forward Sam Worman chipped in with 10 points and 4 rebounds." The team's next game is at 6 p.m. Tuesday at home.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Flint Hill School graduate will join the Real Salt Lake this season.
Oakton soccer fans might recognize one of the new faces in Major League Soccer this season. Oakton native John Stertzer, a graduate of Flint Hill School, was the No. 12 pick overall in the recent MLS Superdraft, scooped up by Real Salt Lake in Utah. He'll start training with the club this week. Stertzer, who graduated from Flint Hill in 2009, played Division I soccer at the University of Maryland. As a Terp, Stertzer scored 25 goals and 13 assists over 79 games. "He was also a Third Team All-American in his senior season in 2012, when he helped lead Maryland to a NCAA College Cup appearance as well as an ACC Tournament crown and an ACC regular season co-championship," Real Salt Lake reports. According to Flint Hill School's alumni website…
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Flint Hill boys basketball team on a roll with Tuesday win over Landon.
Wednesday, January 23
The Flint Hill boys' basketball team is on fire. The Huskies defeated Landon 65-42 on Tuesday; the victory marked the fourth consecutive win for the team, which now stands at 7-11. Coach Rico Reed reports: "Junior guard Matt Kennedy scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half as the Huskies used a 14-2 run to break open a close game with Landon of the IAC. Junior forward Cole Herdman contributed 13 points and 7 rebounds while sophomore Damien Jones added a spark with 10 points and 6 rebounds." The team's next game is at 6 p.m. Friday at home against Sidwell Friends. Don't miss any sports updates with Oakton Patch's free daily email newsletter.
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Boys and girls teams both take home wins.
The Flint Hill School's boys and girls swim teams swept a tri-meet Thursday at Madiera, defeating St. Stephen's & St. Agnes. The girls' team won 101-75 overall and took home nine event wins: The boys' team won 85-77 overall and took home six event wins. McClain Bell contributed statistics for this story.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
School's ice hockey club will begin competing next year in the Northern Virginia Scholastic Hockey League.
Five years after Oakton area families created the club, ice hockey at Flint Hill is getting an upgrade. Ice hockey athletes at the Flint Hill School will get a chance to compete at a varsity level in the Northern Virginia Scholastic Hockey League starting in the 2013-2014 school year. Currently the club holds a Dominion Cup victory against Potomac School. "The school was excited about the team from day one," senior captain Greg Lobel said. "During our first season we had over 50 fans each game, even at ones we lost badly. It means a lot to see the team reach this next tier, especially for our former players who worked so hard to get the program on its feet." Flint Hill physical education teacher and department head Pat Morgan spent two of …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Boys and girls have strong performance against Bullis; girls fall to Georgetown Visitation.
The Flint Hill School boys and girls swimming teams notched big wins against Bullis on Wednesday night. The boys' team defeated Bullis 112-45. The girls' team also defeated Bullis 101-57, but lost to a very strong Georgetown Visitation team 109-66, spokesperson McClain Bell said. For the boys: For the girls: Don't miss a thing with Oakton Patch's free breaking and daily email newsletters.
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Boys basketball falls in overtime; swim squads lose against DC teams.
It was a tough Saturday for Flint Hill School's sports teams. The boys basketball team lost in overtime to Bishop Ireton with a final score of 70-56. "Flint Hill used a 19-8 run in the second half to erase a double-digit deficit and force overtime," Coach Rico Reed said. "Bishop Ireton scored first in overtime and led the rest of the way. Junior Britton Anderson and Sophomore Damien Jones scored 16 and 10 points respectively. Cole Herdman collected 8 rebounds on defense." The team returns to the floor at 6 p.m. Tuesday for its first conference game against St. Andrews. Both the boys and the girls swim teams lost in their meets against St. Alban's and National Cathedral School. The boys lost 97-73 against St. Alban's, and the girls fell …
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Flint Hill boys basketball goes on to final round of Bulldog Bash on Saturday.
The Flint Hill Boys' Basketball rebounded from an overtime loss in the first round of the Bulldog Bash tournament Thursday with a 67-43 victory Friday over Sewickley Academy (PA). Coach Rico Reed said the Huskies used a 16-0 run in the first half and a 12-0 run in the second half to build double digit leads. Junior guard Britton Anderson led the Huskies with 16 points and five assists, Reed said. Sophomore Sam Worman scored 13 points and Junior Cole Herdman led the team with 10 rebounds. The Huskies will play at 2:15 p.m. Saturday against Christchurch in the final day of the tournament at Centreville High School. McClain Bell contributed reporting to this story.