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Baseball set to take on Ocean Lakes

Patrick Strong, Editor

June 3, 2019

Varsity Baseball is set to make their first state tournament appearance in eleven years. A surprise regional semifinal matchup against Clover Hill opened the door for the Eagles to return to the tournament. With that 6-5 victory last Tuesday, the Eagles punched their ticket and are now set to go on the road t...

March Athlete of The Month: Mackenzie Watterson (’19)

March Athlete of The Month: Mackenzie Watterson (’19)

Emily Imes, Reporter

March 29, 2019

Since there was no female Athlete of the Month selected for March 2019, the staff of The Talon has chosen one of our own: We would like to congratulate Mackenzie Watterson (‘19), gymnast and scholar, for being our AoM. Mackenzie has been doing gymnastics since she was two years old, and started compet...

Hit Me Baby One More Time: the 2019 tennis season starts off with a loss

Noel Innocent, Reporter

March 15, 2019

The Colonial Forge Tennis season is upon us. This season, spring sports play districts before counties. Last year the matches got rained out so they decided to put districts first this year. They had the first match of the season on March 11. The players spent the off season preparing for their matches. ...

Boys Basketball Captures Regional Championship

Patrick Strong, Editor

February 27, 2019

The Boy’s Basketball team took home their third regional championship in program history on Tuesday night. Forge entered the night as technical “underdogs,” although the team never appeared fazed going on the road into a relatively hostile environment at James River. The 56-51 victory was headlined...

Boys Swim Captures District Championship

Patrick Strong, Editor

January 28, 2019

The 2018-19 Colonial Forge Boys Swim Team did what many thought impossible last Friday night. Anchored by a massive upset of reigning 200 free state champion, John O’Hara, by Forge’s Lucas Johnson (‘20), the Eagles captured the Commonwealth District championship in an extremely narrow victory ...

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...

Forge Swim Falls to Riverbend

Patrick Strong, Editor

January 10, 2019

Both the Boys and Girls Swim teams were defeated by the Riverbend Bears on Tuesday night at the Jeff Rouse Center. Riverbend, one of the most consistent swim powerhouses in the region, has routinely been an Achilles heel of every other Swim program across the Commonwealth District. A year ago, the Fo...

Forge Swim Back in Action

Patrick Strong, Editor

January 9, 2019

The Varsity Swim team officially returned to the pool last Friday at the Jeff Rouse Center. The Eagles took on rival Stafford High in the second official meet of the 2018-19 season. The Girls team came away with a 160-126 win while the Boys fell to the Indians 168-118. Following a successful inte...

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...

Indoor Track Wins At Caroline High School

Noel Innocent, Reporter

December 6, 2018

Indoor Track won their first meet of the season at Caroline High School on December 3. The Eagles broke multiple records. Edward Deskins ('19), Shaun Harris ('22), Trevor Thomas ('20), and Jaden Brinson ('21) broke the meet record for the Boys 4x200 Relay with a time of 1:32:93. Michael Arner...

Siblings on Teams

Emily Imes, Reporter

November 30, 2018

There are many sports teams that contain siblings on them. Some have the same perspectives, and some are completely opposite. Some enjoy it, and some dread every minute of having to share the spotlight. Here are their stories.

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