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Colonial Forge interim track coach accused of soliciting prostitution from a minor

The interim track coach at Colonial Forge High School was arrested Wednesday on charges that he solicited prostitution from a boy who attends the school.

High school track and field coach accused of soliciting a minor for prostitution  FOX 5 DC

A track and field coach at a Stafford County high school is facing charges for soliciting a minor for prostitution.

Coach Charged With Soliciting Minor In Stafford: Police UPDATE  Fredericksburg, VA Patch

Coach Charged With Soliciting Minor In Stafford - Fredericksburg, VA - UPDATE: A track coach at Colonial Forge High School was arrested Wednesday on ...

Colonial Forge Track Coach Arrested For Soliciting Minor  MileSplit

An interim track and field coach at Colonial Forge High School was arrested Wednesday on charges that he solicited prostitution from a boy under the age of 16.

InFive: Diocese releases list of accused priests, speed cameras coming to Virginia, and three chances for snow start Saturday  Inside NoVA

Top news and notes from across Northern Virginia. 5. Arlington Diocese releases list of accused priests. The Diocese of Arlington released a list Tuesday of 16 ...

High school football: As Colonial Forge tops Mountain View, it keeps tabs of rival Manchester

Even as they steamroll their Commonwealth District rivals, the Colonial Forge Eagles have one eye trained elsewhere.

Stafford County's Class of 2018 turns the page | news/stafford  Inside NoVA

The five high schools in Stafford County hosted graduation ceremonies on a perfect morning June 16.

High school football, 6B final: Manchester halts Colonial Forge in red zone twice, advances to states

The emotional distance between Colonial Forge and Manchester seemed almost incalculable.

High school football: Choice quotes spark Colonial Forge to roll over Massaponax

Ernesto Bowen is an avid reader. Colonial Forge's senior running back pored over The Free Lance–Star preview of Friday's game against Massaponax ...

Photos: Colonial Forge wins Region 6B volleyball title

The Colonial Forge volleyball team hosted Franklin County for the Region 6B championship match. Forge defeated Franklin County 3-2 to win the trophy.

Colonial Forge's White holds down second base for Davis & Elkins  Inside NoVA

Steven White recognized the difference right away when he began to face pitchers at the Division II college level.

Basketball player dies following game in Stafford | News  Inside NoVA

A King George High School student died after a varsity basketball game at Brooke Point High School on Tuesday evening.

Stafford County teachers receive active shooter training  WJLA

Stafford County teachers received active shooter training during a school assembly Monday at Colonial Forge High School.The county is training teachers on ...

Stafford Public Schools offers preview of elementary school redistricting process

The company hired to propose new attendance zones for Stafford County's elementary schools is a month away from making recommendations.

High school girls lacrosse: Colonial Forge nips North Stafford 11-10, earns playoff bye

While most North Stafford fans elected to sit in the Colonial Forge home stands, three hearty souls took possession of the visitors' stands, choosing the ...

Potomac graduate Anthony Mills named Colonial Forge High School's new boys basketball coach  Inside NoVA

Potomac High School graduate Anthony Mills has been named Colonial Forge High School's new boys basketball coach.

High school teacher Tom Coen wins seat on Stafford Board of Supervisors

Three-time political candidate Tom Coen picked up his first election victory Tuesday, defeating Stafford County native Gordon Silver for the George Washington ...

Two Stafford residents vie for George Washington District supervisors seat

A high school teacher and a finance manager will square off Nov. 6 for the George Washington District seat on the Stafford County Board of Supervisors.

Survey shows Stafford residents want superintendent who will put down roots

The next leader of Stafford County Public Schools should be someone who shows emotion—and even gets angry when appropriate.

High school soccer: Colonial Forge makes good use of free kicks to best Mountain View

Jadon Redding estimates that he and his Colonial Forge teammates devoted two full practices this week to the choreography of set pieces.

VDOT activates new traffic signal at Colonial Forge High School in Stafford

The Virginia Department of Transportation activated a new traffic signal Wednesday at one of the entrances to Colonial Forge High School as part of its upgrade ...

SENIORS: Colonial Forge High School students receive ROTC scholarships

Three seniors were honored with ROTC Scholarships at Senior Scholarship Night at Colonial Forge High School. Eric Zimmerman won an Army ROTC ...

Class 6 boys lacrosse quarterfinal: Slow start dooms Colonial Forge against South County

No first-quarter jitters for the South County Stallions.

Colonial Forge's Carter proves his doubters wrong with ODU football  Inside NoVA

Sean Carter has gone from a walk-on to a preseason all-conference football player at Old Dominion University.

Stafford narrows Colonial Forge redistricting options | Education

Six of the seven options for redistricting Colonial Forge High School developed by the Stafford County School Board at a work session this week include shifting ...

Stafford School Board announces redistricting plan for Colonial Forge

On Tuesday evening, the Stafford County School Board faced the daunting task of making the final decision on which neighborhoods will be subject to the ...

Parents pour into Forge auditorium to speak on redistricting

Dozens of residents spoke up at the rescheduled public hearing on the redistricting of Colonial Forge High School Thursday night at the school, addressing ...

Hylton graduate John Brown succeeds his father Bill as Colonial Forge's head football coach  Inside NoVA

John Brown will take over for his father Bill as Colonial Forge High School's head football coach. The Stafford County School Board approved the hire Tuesday ...

Stafford schools consider redistricting Colonial Forge | Education

The Stafford County School Board is considering redistricting for Colonial Forge High School as the district faces tough choices to handle increasing ...

Stafford School Board formally commits to redrawing elementary school attendance zones

The Stafford County School Board formally committed this week to the politically painful process of redrawing elementary school attendance zones.

Stafford County gymnastics: Stafford, Colonial Forge share title | FLS Varsity

A new beginning, an unusual finish. Freshman Breana Spain was mobbed by Colonial Forge teammates and coaches after posting a meet-high 9.775 score on ...

LoK Fashion Institute in Stafford County to offer vocational education certificate in fashion design, marketing

The tailoring skills Natalie Fitz learned under Marie King's critical eye helped the Colonial Forge High School student earn admission into one of the world's top ...

King George player who died after collapsing at basketball game was cheerful, popular

Anthony “A.J.” Gibson had the type of gregarious personality that made it difficult for coaches to stay upset with him for long.

Erica Mesa, Colonial Forge High School teacher, arrested for alleged sexual relationship with a student  WJLA

STAFFORD, Va. (WJLA) – A Stafford County high school teacher has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a student. Erica Lynn Mesa ...

Students of the Month: April | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for April:

Stafford works to forge school redistricting plan | Education

Stafford County sixth-grader Cael Perry spends plenty of time working on merit badges with his Boy Scout troop. But on a Thursday evening in late January, the ...

Stafford School Board offers two redistricting options | Fls

The Stafford County School Board committed to two options for the Colonial Forge High School redistricting at a work session and meeting Tuesday night.

Former Stafford teacher admits sex with students | Crime/Courts

A former Stafford County teacher who admitted having sex with four high school students pleaded guilty to four charges Friday.

Virginia high school student arrested for bringing gun to school

STAFFORD COUNTY, Va. – A 17-year-old high school student has been arrested and charged after police say he brought a handgun inside of his Stafford ...

Volunteer to cheer at Special Olympics basketball championships

March madness is starting early this year as nearly 800 Special Olympics Virginia athletes shoot for gold at the annual Special Olympics Virginia Basketball ...

Penn State commit Devyn Ford receives UA jersey, focused on states  USA TODAY High School Sports

Penn State commit Devyn Ford is "excited" to receive his UA jersey and is laser-focused on winning a state title.

Students of the Month: May and June | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for May:

High school football: Sarratt gets it in gear, driving Colonial Forge by Manchester for 6B region title

After watching him for nearly three years, Colonial Forge coach Bill Brown tends to forget that Josh Sarratt is human. But a rare reminder of the junior's mortality ...

Students of the Month: November | News |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for November:

Consultant 'with no dog in the fight' may come up with proposals to redistrict Stafford schools

The Stafford County School Board may turn to outside help when it takes up the politically painful process of redrawing elementary school attendance zones.

Stafford Sheriff's Office continues to investigate crash that killed Mountain View High student

The Stafford County Sheriff's Office says it is still investigating a March 29 car crash that killed a Mountain View High School student.

Stafford's Barker adjusts to Division I baseball at Liberty  Inside NoVA

Colonial Forge High School graduate Logan Barker got a quick introduction to Division I baseball when he arrived at Liberty University last year.

Private screening at Paragon features movie made by Stafford County middle school students

Netflix shows such as “Stranger Things” have ushered in a new era of talented young actors, and that youth movement extends to students at A.G. Wright Middle ...

Students of the Month: September | News |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for September:

Head of the Class: Colonial Forge valedictorian wants to help combat poverty, economic problems

COLONIAL FORGE: Deirdre Pethokoukis. FAMILY: Mother Colette Moran, father James Pethokoukis and siblings Julia, Cassiel, Kiaran, Anya, Jane and Christos ...

High school boys basketball: Colonial Forge finally finds closing argument

As a general rule, basketball timeouts are for finding answers, adjustments derived from the minutes—and miscues—preceding them.

High school boys basketball: Riverbend uses true 'grit' to turn back Colonial Forge

The Riverbend Bears built a 12-point third-quarter lead, then held off Colonial Forge for a 52–45 win in the quarterfinals of the Commonwealth District boys ...

Colonial Forge High School receives $5000 Grant

Submitted By Valerie Cottongim Stafford County Public Schools. Stafford, Va. — Colonial Forge High School received a $5,000 Lowe's Toolbox for Education ...

Stafford supervisors say there will be consequences if School Board does not redistrict elementary schools

The Stafford County School Board may need to commit to a politically painful process in return for $10 million-plus to purchase and renovate Fredericksburg ...

Stafford's Haskins also a scoring leader at new school Wingate  Inside NoVA

Last season as a sophomore, Marco Haskins was one of the top scorers for Chowan, a Division II college basketball program in North Carolina.

Stafford looking to fix most dangerous roads

Decades-old ramblers and split-foyer homes sit along Stafford County's Ramoth Church Road—a two-lane, winding stretch of asphalt with no shoulders.

Stafford supervisors appoint teacher to vacant seat

A Colonial Forge High School government teacher and veteran political candidate is the newest member of the Stafford County Board of Supervisors.

Stafford's Gavin relishes first season at Lynchburg College  Inside NoVA

SPORTS GAVIN.JPG. Brigid Gavin was visiting with her father in Lynchburg when she met the Lynchburg College coaches and found the program was exactly ...

Get a haircut at Mountain View High's Wildcat Salon, help students train for a career

Brianna Anderson, a senior at Colonial Forge High School, will end the school year not just with her diploma, but something that will provide her with an ...

Stafford residents graduate from Air Force basic training  Inside NoVA

The following graduates of Stafford County high schools are now U.S. Air Force airmen and recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San ...

Hylton graduate David Colangelo finds right fit as Colonial Forge's new head baseball coach  Inside NoVA

The Colonial Forge High School head baseball job appealed to Hylton graduate David Colangelo for a number of reasons.

Colonial Forge student to perform at Carnegie Hall

Teah Snively isn't a household name—at least not yet—but she will be performing at Carnegie Hall this Sunday.

Weekender Calendar Dec. 6-13 | Weekcals |

Presentation: “The Top Christmas Movies of All-Time,” Fredericksburg Branch Library Theater, 1201 Caroline St. Author Gary Olsen has compiled hundreds of ...

Colonial Forge students and teachers team up for 'High School Musical'

This weekend, families have an opportunity to view the ultimate immersive experience of “reality theater” as Colonial Forge presents “High School Musical.

Students of the Month: February | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for February:

Randolph-Macon baseball aided by three Stafford brothers  Inside NoVA

The three Nickles brothers all played baseball together at Colonial Forge High School.

Bill Brown steps down as Colonial Forge's head football coach  Inside NoVA

Bill Brown informed his players Wednesday he is stepping down as Colonial Forge's head football coach after 11 seasons.

Colonial Forge girls basketball team makes history by capturing 6A state title  Inside NoVA

The Colonial Forge Eagles made the absolute best of their first appearance in a state championship game.The girls high school basketball team (25-6) won the ...

High school theater productions - spring 2018 | Entertainment

It's an exciting new theater season for area high schools and theatergoers—from beloved Broadway musicals like “The Music Man” to an iconic Tennessee ...

NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS: Newspaper delivery may be delayed on Thursday

Due to unexpected production issues, delivery of Thursday's Free Lance-Star may be delayed in some areas.

Special Olympics Virginia basketball championships held in Stafford  Inside NoVA

About 1000 athletes from across Virginia took part in the Special Olympics Virginia competition at numerous schools in Stafford County March 24-26.

Riverside Theater Foundation spotlights local high school musical performers in first ever awards program

Theater is alive and well in high schools around the Fredericksburg region, and the Riverside Theater Foundation wants to celebrate that.

Principal of Stafford High School Who Suspended "Banana Man" Resigns  NBC Washington

About a week after coming under fire for a controversial decision - the principal at Colonial Forge High School in Stafford County resigned.

Stafford choir adds 'depth and nuance' to Riverside's "Hunchback" production

During the song “Hellfire” in the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts' production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo toils ...

Mugshot: High school teacher admits to having sex with four students  WLS-TV

Colonial Forge High School teacher Erica Mesa had sexual relationships with four male students starting in 2012.

Colonial Forge's Fant is All-Area boys lacrosse player of the year

C'mon, Daaaad”. The plea escapes Jon Fant as a low croak, the opening note of a dirge that can't be sung in full throat until his father, Phil, stops talking.

High school gymnastics: Led by Chang, Stafford triumphs at Winterfest meet

Colonial Forge's Richard Ponce did not lose his cool despite a pressure-packed situation.

Stafford residents ask School Board for LGBT protections

A sea of purple greeted members of the Stafford County School Board on Tuesday night.

Colonial Forge's Serrano returns to George Mason soccer  Inside NoVA

It was nearly a year ago that Niomi Serrano injured her ACL during a preseason practice with the George Mason University women's soccer team.

Gary Jennings looks to have a breakout season in 2017  The Smoking Musket

With Will Grier in the backfield, Gary Jennings could have the best season of his career thus far in 2017.

Students of the Month: January | Local |

The following students have been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Students of the Month for January:

High school football: Colonial Forge writes different script against Riverbend

One by one, the Colonial Forge players broke from the midfield handshake line and reconvened at a spot near the 20.

High school football: Blocked field goal in OT lifts Colonial Forge over Hylton

WOODBRIDGE—Hall of Fame Colonial Forge High School football coach Bill Brown is no stranger to big wins, but Friday's improbable come-from-behind win at ...

Anti-LGBT posts appear on Va. student Snapchat account  Washington Blade

Two anti-LGBT posts that appeared on a student-run Snapchat account in Stafford County, Va., have sparked concern among students and advocates.

Central Illinois students nominated for U.S. Service Academies  FOX Illinois

Several central Illinois students are receiving good news after Rep. Rodney Davis nominated them foradmittance to the U. S. *Service* Academies. Altogether, 15 ...

Student of the Month: September | Local |

Mark Maire, the son of Mark and Phyllis Maire, has been selected as the Fredericksburg Optimist Club Student of the Month for September at Brooke Point High ...

20 Best High Schools in Virginia: 2018 rankings from U.S. News and World Report  Inside NoVA

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology is the top school in the state and No. 10 nationally in the new 2018 Best High Schools rankings from ...

High school football countdown: For No. 1 Colonial Forge, it's what's up front that counts

The most convenient scapegoat for the uncharacteristically early end to Colonial Forge's 2015 football season was Ethan Garwood.

Colonial Forge grad has memorable freshman season at UMBC  Inside NoVA

The first season of college baseball more than exceeded expectations for Owen Schneider, a freshman this season for University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

5 Colonial Forge graduates appointed to U.S. service academies at scholarship night

Five members of the Colonial Forge High School Class of 2015 were recently honored at the Colonial Forge Scholarship Night as appointees to United States ...

Students of the Month: October | Local |

Millie Ouk, the daughter of Prak Ouk and Bunmom Chung, has been selected as Fredericksburg Optimist Club Student of the Month for October at Brooke Point ...

Conference 4 boys lacrosse: Bass finds motivation to lead Colonial Forge over Riverbend in final

No sooner had the notification blipped on Josh Bass' phone than the Colonial Forge senior midfielder found his motivation for Friday's Conference 4 ...

Local ballerina returns from summer training in Russia

American financier and philanthropist David Rubenstein once said, “The world is a complicated place, and there's a lot of division between people.

Two Stafford students compete in Miss Virginia Teen USA Pageant

In just a few short weeks, Katelyn Redd and Covyia Winters will step on stage at the Miss Virginia Teen USA Pageant in Norfolk. More than twenty young women ...

High school boys soccer: Riverbend bolts its way past Colonial Forge

Riverbend boys soccer coach Bob Stack knows it's a difficult task matching the ferocity of Colonial Forge.

Judge says ex-educator will serve 3 years in prison

A former teacher at Colonial Forge High School who admitted to having sex with four students was ordered Thursday to serve three years in prison.

WINTER ALL-AREA: Girls basketball player of the year Shakira Austin had little trouble playing tall for Colonial Forge

Whenever the registrar at Colonial Forge High School phones LaShaun Cook with news that an incoming transfer is interested in playing basketball, the Eagles ...

'The spirit of Aaron' keeps Stafford mother smiling, despite her sorrow

Eileen Gavagan–Redd apologizes for the way she gushes about her son, especially to those who don't know him.

Members of renowned improv troupe visit Stafford students

Quick, tell a story about a hero. A hero rising to take on its greatest, unexpected and unusual foe: blankets.

Courthouse Rd. widening gets underway near I-95  WTOP

Ground was broken Thursday on a major project to widen Courthouse Road and build a new interchange at Interstate 95.

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