Amidon Boys Are Track & Field Champions; Girls are Runner-up

Photo caption: Amidon-Bowen boys hoist the 2016 DCIAA Indoor Track and Field Championship Trophy. Photo caption: Amidon-Bowen girls finish second in the city. Photo caption:Boys 55-meter hurdle is contested by two Amidon-Bowen boys (in orange). Photo caption: The start of the 1,600-meter run is a crowded affair. Amidon-Bowen boys nearly swept the event with first, second, and fourth place finishes. […]

Jefferson Students Successful at Virginia Beach Basketball Tournament

An Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) youth team from DC called DC STORM has returned from a successful trip to an East Coast AAU basketball tournament in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The team was put together as a mentor and life skills program by Coach Jay Shorter, Tyrone Jones, and Coach Ronald Hines to teach the skills […]

Jefferson Academy Baseball Team’s Date at Nationals Park

  Photos courtesy of Perry Klein. On Thursday, April 2, after baseball practice, Jefferson’s baseball coach, Mr. Ronald Hines, Sr. (Coach Horse), and a representative of the Washington Nationals baseball team, Mr. Bardach, carpooled us to the National’s stadium. Upon our arrival to the stadium, we respectfully waited to meet our tour guide. When the tour guide […]

YATF Supports Summer Basketball Leagues

The basketball court located in Lansburgh Park is more than a place to play pick-up basketball. For many boys in the community, it was the catalyst that helped to train 22 of them in the fundamentals and intricate details of basketball form and play. The idea of working with young people in a sport that […]

“Spans Fans” Create Memories for Single Parent Families

                      On July 1, the Washington Nationals welcomed 12 Southwest children and their parents to meet Denard Span, enjoy the baseball game, and purchase concessions and merchandise through free NatsBucks. The monthly program called “Spans Fans” aims to create memorable experiences for single parent families. During a […]