The Arlington Sage 10U Girls Softball team swept through the single elimination round by a combined score of 29-2 to win the NSA Mid-Summer Challenge in Glen Burnie, MD on July 22-23.
A thrilling 4-3 victory over Tuckahoe on Sunday morning kept Falls Church in the running to play on in the Little League Majors State Tournament at Richlands, Va. But when all the first-round games in Pool Three were done on Monday, FC Red was in a three-way tie for the […]
Red carpets. Players shaking hands with fans. New food menus. Clear signage. Red-themed giveaways. Heck, giveaway-themed giveaways. 21 runs scored during three wins. RFK Stadium was the place to be last weekend.
The guns began early. By mid-July, Israel and her various adversaries were locked in combat with bombs falling, rockets flying, reserves mobilizing and casualties mounting. As the fighting increased, observers noted the similarities between the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand in 1914 and the provocative abduction of two Israeli soldiers by […]
RYAN GREENEY of the acclaimed Falls Church News Hounds amateur baseball club was among 20 lucky fans given the chance to compete in a Home Run Derby on Thursday, July 20 at RFK Stadium. Greeney placed second overall in the competition, which featured no actual home runs. The final standings […]
Transportation update On Monday, the House Finance Committee met to consider what actions to take on several transportation funding bills. The bills included measures to allow regional financing mechanisms for Tidewater and Northern Virginia.
Next Tuesday evening, August 1, hundreds of local residents will gather on street corners, at block parties, ice cream socials, and barbecues to celebrate National Night Out in Mason District and Fairfax County. National Night Out first was introduced in 1984, and communities across the nation adopted the first Tuesday […]
Poet and author Pam Brown once said, “A horse is the projection of people’s dreams about themselves – strong, powerful, and beautiful – and it has the capability of giving us an escape from our mundane existence.” Ms. Brown’s words, I believe, are an accurate assessment of why so many […]
A few years ago, my boyfriend (now an ex) and I walked into a chain bookstore while on vacation. Only minutes before, we had mended fences over a fight about nothing. While traversing the maze of books, my boyfriend noticed an unusually hot young man staring at me. “Do you […]
Heads up, Israel. This is a set-up. The Bush administration fully intends to exploit the current escalating violence between Israel and the Hezbollah to advance its agenda for the entire region. The goal of the U.S. policy is not the defense of Israel. In fact, it could well involve the […]