After a successful 2005 campaign, Mason High School’s cross country team continued its success in two meets last week. At Strasburg last Wednesday, both the boys and girls teams placed second overall and had strong individual performances.
Do you remember what you were thinking at this point in the 1998 season? Do you remember the energy surrounding Mark McGwire’s pursuit of Roger Maris’s record for home runs in a single season? The record that made the number 61 sacred? Do you remember the fist pumps and the […]
It has been quite a season for the George Mason varsity golf team. After losing their No.1 player from last year and the departure of Head Coach Dan Wilkie, the team believed this season to be a “rebuilding year.” However, with three crucial victories last week against Strasburg, Manassas Park, […]
Allen, Webb Bring Tight Senate Roil To F.C., Fairfax It’s homestretch time in the critical 2006 mid-term elections nationwide, and as has become usual for Virginia, the high-profile debate between the two key statewide candidates hosted by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce marked a key inflection point this Monday.
Battle lines are being drawn more tightly every day now in the fight over the Marshall-Newman Amendment on the Virginia ballot in November. If passed, the controversial measure would modify the Virginia constitution to limit marriage rights to couples defined as a man and a woman, but would potentially restrict […]
Check it. This is a nice time of year to get away. Get outside, breathe the air and just kick back and relax. That’s probably why Jody decided to hit the high seas on vacation this week and leave the rest of the News-Press staff to languish in envy and […]
The McLean High School girls volleyball team went up against a very strong Chantilly team on Monday night, losing the match 3 games to none (22-25, 10-25, 18-25). The first game went down to the wire with the Highlanders getting strong net play from Teka Tshishimbi, who had several fine […]
More than once, I’ve told Congressman Tom Davis of Northern Virginia that my only real problem with him is that he’s a member of the wrong political party. His energetic opponent in this November’s election assails him for voting with Bush 90% of the time, but he’s at heart a […]
Tickets are still available for this performance. Roger Waters, of course, is the brains and spirit behind the best of Pink Floyd, and it is his haunting, poetic lyrics that have resonated through an entire cultural dimension of modern society for the last 30 years. His is the most distinctive […]