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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...

Swim Team Gears Up for Big Winter

Patrick Strong, Editor

December 12, 2018

The 2018-19 edition of the Colonial Forge Swim Team is gearing up to be an electric one. With a plethora of returning veterans, the team carries plenty of big meet experience to a program looking to progress into being a major contender. Returning state meet competitors such as Torii Waisanen (‘19) ...

Torii Waisanen Swims Towards Success

Waisanen ('19) swimming

Connor Merk, Reporter

February 26, 2018

Torii Waisanen (‘19) became interested in swimming while watching her sister swim. Following in her sister’s footsteps, she started taking lessons at a young age. Waisanen is currently a swimmer on the Colonial Forge Varsity Swim Team. While some find being an athlete too draining, Wais...

Forge Varsity Swim Meet vs North Stafford 12/3

Brianne Clasen, Entertainment Editor

January 2, 2014

 CFHS girls:  190  North Stafford: 96. CFHS boys 116 to North Stafford 170.

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