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  • ** FILE ** University of Maryland president Wallace D. Loh (left) and director of athletics Kevin Anderson (right) applauded an emotional Gary Williams during the news conference when Williams officially announced his retirement as the school's basketball coach after nearly 22 years. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Maryland to eliminate three aquatic programs as part of overhaul

    The Maryland men's and women's swimming teams, as well as the school's water polo team, have been informed their programs will be eliminated as part of the university's overhaul of its athletic department, a source familiar with the situation said Wednesday.


  • Ranked No. 1 for much of the season, Virginia baseball lost to South Carolina in the College World Series in June. (Associated Press)

    UVa. football, men's hoops teams struggle while other sports thrive

    The football team at the University of Virginia is reeling from a third consecutive losing season. The men's basketball team is coping with a gut-wrenching defeat that kept it out of the NCAA tournament for the fourth straight year. Scott Stadium is losing fans by the thousands. And perhaps scariest of all, many Virginia fans are running out of patience.


  • The home at 3068 Cedarwood Lane in the Sleepy Hollow community of Falls Church is on the market for $1,159,900. The four-bedroom home features two main-level master suites.

    Resale of the week: 7,600 square feet in Falls Church

    The neighborhood of Sleepy Hollow in Falls Church, Va., has become legendary for the residents' sense of community. The owners in this tightly knit cluster of single-family homes come together for holidays and community meetings, baby-sit each other's children and work together to preserve a strong citizens association.


  • Winchester Homes is building Adirondack- and Craftsman-style homes at Shenandoah at Lake Frederick priced from $299,900 to $379,900. The Shadwell model has 2,288 square feet and is priced from $349,900.

    Active-adult living: Shenandoah at Lake Frederick

    Everyone has his or her own idea of the ideal retirement. For some people, an active lifestyle of fishing, golf, tennis, swimming and hiking represents a dream come true. For others, spending time reading, in quiet conversation with friends or taking classes in a wide range of subjects would be perfect. At Shenandoah at Lake Frederick, an active-adult community restricted to residents age 55 and older, all of these activities and more are close at hand.


  • Basheer & Edgemoore is building town-home-style condominiums in the Fair Oaks/Fair Lakes area of Fairfax County. Base prices for these homes start at $500,000.

    Focus on Virginia's Interstate 66 corridor: Highway, Metro spur development

    Which comes first, the development or the highway? Just like the chicken-and-egg riddle, it depends on how you look at it.


  • Upscale area accessible in myriad forms

    Prince William County, which not long ago was considered a rural community, has joined the ranks of the 10 wealthiest counties in the United States.


  • So far, so fast

    Sometimes, when the alarm clock buzzes at 4:45 a.m. or her rotator cuff starts throbbing halfway through an 8,500-meter workout, Kate Ziegler would love to become a regular 19-year-old student at George Mason, somebody who doesn't have to schedule visits to Dulles Town Center around marathon swimming sessions, meetings with her agent and sponsorship commitments around the country.


  • Pools, centers and one-level living, too

    Active adult communities, restricted to households with members age 55 and older, are often similar to resort-


  • Pools, centers and one-level living, too

    Active adult communities, restricted to households with members age 55 and older, are often similar to resort-


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