The Talon

Boys Lacrosse Falls to South County

Patrick Strong, Editor

June 3, 2019

The boys lacrosse team fell to the South County Stallions in the state quarterfinals by a score of 14-3 over the weekend. It was a rough second half for the Eagles falling a promising first quarter that ended in a 2-2 score and a 3-6 halftime score. Daniel Merida (10) and Sam Duggan (12) were the lone goal scorer...

Event Recap

Malachi Gatlin, Reporter

May 3, 2019

The Boys Varsity Lacrosse had a dominating win over Massaponax High School with a score of 14-0, which is the second biggest blow out of the year. The first blow out was against the same team with a score of 18-0. The Boys Varsity Lacrosse team record moves to a 10-1 record, and they intend to keep...

Update: VHSL Region Switch Approved

Anne Johnakin, Editor

January 24, 2019

In September, Forge, Massaponax, and Riverbend appealed to move from VHSL Region 6A to 6B. The Executive committee voted to approve the motion on January 23. Come fall, Forge will be competing against schools in Prince William in order to cut down on travel times. You can read the full story about...

Mary Ellen Schuster

Mary Ellen Schuster

Emily Imes, Reporter

December 6, 2018

Siblings Catherine (12) and Mary Ellen Schuster (10) play on the varsity field hockey and lacrosse team together. We asked them about their experience playing together for the past year. Talon: What’s it like playing your sport together? Mary Ellen: “It’s a lot of fun. We both share the sam...

Catherine Schuster

Catherine Schuster

Emily Imes, Reporter

December 6, 2018

Siblings Catherine (12) and Mary Ellen Schuster (10) play on the varsity field hockey and lacrosse team together. We asked them about their experience playing together for the past year. Talon: What’s it like playing your sport together? Catherine: “It’s really cool that we get the opportun...

Get To Know: Coach Nathaniel Medic

Get To Know: Coach Nathaniel Medic

Emily Imes, Reporter

November 28, 2018

Nathaniel Medic is a third year teacher of Health and Physical Education. This is his first year coaching here, however, he has a background in education and athletics. “I grew up in a family of teachers including my dad, four of my uncles and five of my aunts. I always loved the work they did and...

Game Postponements for 4/16

Patrick Strong, Reporter

April 16, 2018

All sports games for April 16, 2018 have been postponed to later dates. Boys Varsity Soccer will practice in the gym from 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. followed by Girls Varsity Lacrosse from 4:00 p.m. -5:30 p.m. Game reschedule dates are as follows: Softball vs. Brooke Point: 4/18 Boys & Girls Lacrosse v...

Lacrosse Victorious in Season Openers

Patrick Strong, Reporter

March 21, 2018

The Varsity Girls and Boys Lacrosse teams each came away with victories in their season openers against Riverbend on Monday night. The Girls defeated the Bears 8-7 and were led by Kadence Stanton’s (‘19) hat trick and Kayla Nealis’s (‘18) additional two goals. The Boys took their win b...

Bridge Over to Bridgewater

Brenna Kiel, Reporter

February 26, 2018

  Most high school athletes planning on participating in athletics at the collegiate level wait until the fall of their senior to sign. Sam Sharps (‘19) decided to take a rare path and recently committed to Bridgewater College as a junior. Although it may be a more unusual route, Sharps feels comfortabl...

Spring Sports Parent/Athlete Information Night

Grace Mamon, Managing Editor

February 15, 2018

A spring sports informational meeting for athletes and parents is tonight at 6:30 pm in the auditorium. There will be general information pertaining to all spring sports, followed by smaller meetings for each team where parents and students can get information directly from the coaching staff. This...

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