Thursday, May 16, 2013
T.C. Williams tops Lee 9-2 in Patriot District playoff game.
The T.C. Williams High School baseball team topped Robert E. Lee 9-2 Wednesday night at Simpson Stadium in a second-round game of the Patriot District tournament, according to The Washington Post. “Far from perfect, but it was a memorable last game at home,” tweeted T.C. Williams ace Alec Grosser, who emerged as a major league pitching prospect this season. “Thanks to everyone that came out.” With the victory, the Titans advance to the district semifinals and also clinched a berth into the 16-team Northern Region tournament. T.C. Williams will travel to Burke to face Lake Braddock at 5 p.m. Friday, May 17, in a Patriot District semifinal game. The winner will play Monday, May 20 at Lake Braddock in the district final.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
T.C. Williams senior Alec Grosser has emerged as a major league pitching prospect.
Major League Baseball pitching scouts are flocking to Simpson Stadium Park in Del Ray this spring to see T.C. Williams High School right-hander Alec Grosser. The lanky pitcher emerged as a big-league prospect in July following a commanding outing in the Commonwealth Games in Salem, Va., according to The Washington Post. Despite committing to play for George Mason University, Grosser didn’t draw much notice from talent evaluators until the July game where his pitches tickled the mid-90-mph range, baffled hitters with late movement and sent scouts into a frenzy. “A year ago, if someone had told me I’d be in a spot like this, I would have been like, ‘What are you talking about?’” Grosser told The Washington Post. Grosser, who stands 6-foot-4…
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The high school rowing team is inviting interested students to register for the season Saturday at the boathouse.
T.C. Williams Crew is inviting students interested in rowing for the team to the Dee Campbell Boathouse in Old Town this weekend to sign up for the spring season. Registration is open to all students in the 8th grade and above and will be held between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Saturday at the boathouse, which is located at 1 Madison St. on the Potomac. All rowers must have a current physical on file and obtain an eligibility card from the school's Athletic Office in order to participate. A swim test will be given at the Chinquapin Park Recreation Center at 1 p.m. Saturday for those signing up. The first practice will be held after school Feb. 19, and an informational meeting will be held for all parents Feb. 23.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Organizers of the Pink Zone event also announced that Alexandria will host the Relay for Life in Del Ray this spring to support the American Cancer Society.
The T.C. Williams High School girls basketball team honored breast cancer survivors at the third annual Pink Zone event this week. Before the Feb. 5 game, Coach Kesha Walton presented survivors Lieutenant Monique Rea, Sergeant Lynn Oliver and Deputy Valarie Wright of the Alexandria Sheriff's Office and her own mother Eva Walton with pink carnations and courtside seats to see the Titans play Lake Braddock. Michelle Daichman of the American Cancer Society gave each woman a special survivor sash. The Alexandria Fire Department showed its support of breast cancer awareness by selling pink "Fired up for the Cause" T-shirts benefitting the Alexandria Breast Cancer Walk Fund for Early Detection and Education at Inova Alexandria Hospital. The …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Titans wide receiver Landon Moss will join the Coastal Carolina football team in the fall.
T.C. Williams High School senior Landon Moss is headed to Coastal Carolina University to play football. Moss, who is listed at 6-foot-4 and 195 pounds, signed his letter of intent with the Conway, S.C., school on Wednesday’s National Signing Day. “Officially a Coastal Carolina Chanticleer!!” Moss tweeted early Wednesday. The All-Patriot District receiver is one of 30 players in the Chanticleers’ 2013 recruiting class. “I think we’ve got a really, really good recruiting class,” Coastal Carolina football coach Joe Moglia said. “If a freshman is good enough to start, he will start. But, he has to earn that right in camp.” Check out highlights of Moss playing for the Titans. Alec Grosser, who played quarterback for the Titans in the fall, …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Students in the Leadership Class have put together Titans Care spirit towels, made possible by a donation from The Motley Fool, and on sale at this weekend's basketball games.
Fans at the T.C. Williams basketball games this weekend will be waving spirit towels as part of a fundraiser for Sandy Hook Elementary School. The Titans Care towels are being sold Friday and Saturday night at the T.C. Williams home games for $5. It’s part of a fundraiser for the Connecticut school’s memorial scholarship fund hosted by the University of Connecticut. The fund was created to help give the gift of higher education to siblings of the children killed at the school last month and to the children of the staff members who were killed. Community partner The Motley Fool paid $1,600 for the 2,000 towels. T.C. Williams graphic teacher Bobby Trout had his students print them in class, according to T.C. Williams teacher and project …
Monday, October 22, 2012
T.C. Williams earns second straight win.
The T.C. Williams High School football team topped Annandale 52-7 on Saturday for a big homecoming win at Parker-Gray Stadium, according to The Washington Post. Tailback Dealo Robertson led the Titans’ ground attack with 175 yards on 22 carries and two touchdowns. Quarterback Alec Grosser completed 15 of 22 passes for 214 yards and three touchdowns. Grosser also scored a rushing touchdown in the second quarter. Receiver Julius Cooper caught five passes for 106 yards, including scoring receptions of 21 and 25 yards. The Titans’ defense also scored twice—Rashawn Jackson returned an interception 60 yards for a score and Timothy Garvin returned a fumble 20 yards for a touchdown. The win, the second straight for the Titans, moved the …
Sunday, October 14, 2012
T.C. Williams beats West Springfield for first win since August.
The T.C. Williams High School football team halted its five-game losing skid on Saturday with a 24-7 win over West Springfield at Parker-Gray Stadium, according to The Washington Post. Titans tailback Dealo Robertson rushed for 185 yards on 33 carries in the victory, including a 13-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. Quarterback Alec Grosser connected with Terry Jordon on a 51-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter and a 4-yard pass to Julius Cooper in the third quarter. Zach Eisenhour scored a 20-yard field goal for the Titans (2-5, 1-3 Patriot District) in the second quarter. The Titans had not won since defeating Wakefield 73-0 on Aug. 30. The Spartans (5-2, 3-1 PD) fumbled five times in the loss. T.C. Williams plays host to …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Quarterback Alex Grosser scores lone touchdown for T.C. Williams.
The T.C. Williams High School football team dropped its fourth straight game Friday night, falling 21-7 on the road to Lake Braddock in Burke, according to the Washington Post. Quarterback Alec Grosser scored the Titans’ lone touchdown on a 4-yard run in the second quarter. Grosser completed 13 of 31 passing attempts for 145 yards in the loss. Senior receiver Landon Moss caught nine passes for 118 yards. Tailback Malik Carney rushed for 136 yards on 26 carries for the Titans (1-4). Lake Braddock (3-2) was led by quarterback Caleb Henderson, who completed 17 of 34 passes for 170 yards and two touchdowns—a 21-yard reception by Aaron Hollins in the second quarter and another 21-yard reception from Austin Wolfe in the third quarter. Hollins …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
South County defeats T.C. Williams 60-28 at Parker-Gray Stadium.
The T.C. Williams High School football team fell to South County 60-28 on Saturday afternoon at Parker-Gray Stadium, according to The Washington Post. It was the third consecutive loss for the Titans (1-3). Dealo Robertson and Malik Carney each scored rushing touchdowns for T.C. Williams. Senior quarterback Alec Grosser threw two touchdown passes in the loss—a 6-yard completion to Landon Moss in the second quarter and a 54-yard toss to Julius Cooper in the third quarter. The Stallions (1-3) earned their first win of the season behind the arm of quarterback David Symmes and the hands of receiver Aaron Jackson. The pair connected on five passes for 205 yards. Jackson scored three times on receptions of 68, 28 and 48 yards. Symmes finished …