Category Archives: Patch.com

A project with iMovie for iPhone

One of the good things about working for Patch.com as a freelancer is that the editors are pretty open to experimentation. A few months ago, I did a piece for the Oakton, Va. site about the local high school’s strong … Continue reading

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Great Bridge wins Va. state high school baseball championship

I covered South County High School (Fairfax County, Va.) for the second half of their baseball season, writing a feature about how the team meshed once all the players entered middle school and began playing together instead of against each … Continue reading

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Oakton Girls’ Basketball – an audio slideshow

A couple of weeks ago, Dan put together this audio slideshow of an Oakton (Va.) girls basketball practice. The questions he tried to answer were: How do they do it? What’s the key to the Cougars’ success? There are only … Continue reading

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Northern Va. swimmers refine strokes, cheers (from Patch.com)

Dan worked on a story about the pre-meet cheers performed by high school swimmers in Herndon and Vienna, Va. The athletes from Herndon High and Madison High spoke with Dan and worked with editors from the local Patch sites to … Continue reading

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Mo Alie-Cox and Middleburg Academy – Patch.com story

Dan put together a piece on Mo Alie-Cox, a high school basketball player from Northern Virginia and his transition from the public South County Secondary School in Lorton, Va. to Middleburg Academy in rural Middleburg, Va. The story was published … Continue reading

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Fall 2010 work for Patch.com in Virginia

Dan began work for Patch.com, a consortium of “hyper-local” news websites owned by AOL, at the end of September in 2010. He quickly built up an impressive body of work covering high school sports and community stories around Fairfax County. … Continue reading

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