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In an effort to effectively restart the 2020-2021 athletic season, the VHSL has made the decision to move the season to December 10.

New basketball season to start Dec. 10

Chris Yoo, Staff Writer
November 30, 2020
Football captain Hilal Hussain participates in warm-ups during a football practice, following distancing guidelines and wearing a mask.  “It’s good to be out there again, even with the distancing; I’m just happy to be playing,” Hussain said.

VHSL adjusts to social distancing guidelines

Robert Stotz, Staff Writer
November 15, 2020
Jefferson Field Hockey players practice drills in COVID-adapted green day practices. The one-on-one passing drill is meant to improve skill while staying safe. “The passing drills are used to have smooth hand eye-coordination on the field, however the highlight of practice are the shooting drills,” said freshman Tessa Joseph.

Field hockey players adapt to COVID-19 conditions

Aarya Kumar, Staff Writer
November 13, 2020
Members of the Jefferson cross country team run on campus during an afternoon October meet. Phase 3 practices kept members in shape during the pandemic. “It’s good motivation to be running two times a week since it’s really hard to find time to do workouts,” Junior Erin Tran said.

Jefferson Cross Country students attend limited practices

Neeharika Valanki, Staff Writer
October 30, 2020
Weaving his way around obstacles, junior Hilal Hussain participates in a running back drill. Players are now allowed to use footballs, but they must be disinfected regularly. “It [felt] like a normal practice, which was a nice refresher from all the quarantine,” Hussain said.

Football trains for February season

Elliott Lee, Staff Writer
October 22, 2020
Sprinting down the track, senior Tucker Stanley competes in the 4x800 relay

Track competes at States

Jeremy Kim, Staff Writer
March 10, 2020
The boys’ track and field team coached by head coach Todd Withington and assistant coaches Caitlin Brezina, Matthew Jenkins, Gary Rossen, and Brian Szabos had an incredible season, placing third overall in districts and first at regionals. Both the boys 4x800 and 4x400 meter relay teams placed second at districts. Senior Tucker Stanley placed 1st in the 3200 meter, and Trent Moyar placed 2nd in the 1600 and Ethan Stanley placed 2nd in the 3200. David Han placed 2nd in the pole vault while Sherzoy Jan placed 5th in the long jump.

Winter Sports Awards Night

Yulee Kang, Staff Writer
March 9, 2020
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