It was a cold day and the Amidon-Bowen Elementary School’s boys’ and girls’ track teams had arrived at Prince George’s County Track and Field Center in Maryland. The children were both nervous and excited. The indoor track championship started at 1 p.m. on January 10 and ended at 5 p.m., but the buses were late […]
Anyone can do it! DC Row is designed to bring the benefits of rowing to people of all ages no matter the weather or time of year. The biggest myth about rowing is that it is an upper body workout. Actually, it’s a full body workout that works nine major muscle groups simultaneously. What makes […]
As we walked into Nationals Park on July 26, the smell of summer and crabs filled in the air. The Nationals were hosting the Milwaukee Brewers, and we would be covering the game for The Southwester as part of a special partnership with our school Jefferson Academy. After picking up our press passes and entering […]
The Washington Nationals concluded their spring exhibition play versus the Boston Red Sox Saturday, April 1 at Max Bishop Stadium at the U.S. Naval Academy. (The Nationals have agreed to play an exhibition game at the Naval Academy each of the next three years.) The game ended in a 4-4 tie in front of […]
Photo courtesy of @freedcyoga on Instagram Free DC Yoga offers free, studio-quality yoga with no strings attached to the community every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at Blind Whino, except for Wednesday, Nov. 23 on account of the Thanksgiving holiday. The program has started to get great traction—in the first few weeks getting about 50 people per […]
On July 3, the Washington Nationals hosted the White House Historical Association (WHHA) to commemorate the 31st president of the United States, Herbert Hoover. The day started with a Hoover bobblehead for the first 25,000 fans and was further highlighted by the presence of two of the former president’s great-grandchildren. Great-grandson James Hoover joined Nationals […]
Photo caption: Local indoor soccer team Southwest Swag defended their turf achieving a perfect 8-0 season in their USS Indoor Soccer League at Jefferson Middle School.