TAMPA, Fla.—Alex Killorn scored three goals for his first career hat trick, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 6–3 Saturday night in the teams’ first meeting since last year’s Eastern Conference finals.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.—Washington Nationals outfielder Michael A. Taylor will be sidelined with a sprained left knee and sprained left hip, leaving the club thin at that position with opening day less than two weeks away.

Hunter Trimarchi had a two-RBI single and Elmer Figueroa singled in the other run in the first inning, and North Stafford made those runs stand up for a 3-1 Commonwealth District baseball semifinal win over Brooke Point on Thursday at Stafford High School.

How to make funding for conservation a front-burner issue, including setting up a revenue stream that helps pay for wildlife and habitat management, is one of those tough policy and legislative nuts that are tough to crack.

Visiting Shenandoah scored four runs in the fourth inning and held on for a 4–2 non-conference baseball victory over the University of Mary Washington Wednesday.

March 16: NWTF National Capital Chapter annual banquet and auction. Park West Lions Club, 8620 Sunny Gate Drive, Manassas. Single ticket, includes membership, is $60. Couples ticket, which includes two memberships is $85. Contact kevinwalter44@gmail.com. For tickets and list of auction items…

Allison Davis and Julie Albert each scored four goals as the fourth-ranked University of Mary Washington women’s lacrosse team routed visiting Kean (N.J.) 18–6 Tuesday.

CHARLOTTESVILLE—Braxton Key wasn’t around for the inglorious end of Virginia’s 2017–18 basketball season. He was still at the University of Alabama, preparing to transfer and looking for a new school.