The last time a freshman opened the season as the keeper for the George Mason High School varsity soccer team was in 2001, when Alex Fatovic took his place in the box, beginning a storied career as a Mustang, capped off by a state championship in 2004.
I’m terrible at golf but I love the game with a passion.
The McLean Highlanders’ season, on the surface, appeared entirely un-remarkable heading into the playoffs. With a 7-7 conference record and a 14-12 overall record, expectations were low for the fifth-seeded team in the Liberty District. However, the spectacular play of their seniors seemed to will the team on to the […]
For GMHS, Outcome Outweighs Ugliness as Mustangs March On Words like “pretty,” “masterful” and “flawless” will never be used to describe the Mustangs’ opening-round home game in the Region B Tournament. However, more accurate terms like “ugly,” “disjointed” and “poorly executed” will sit just fine with the George Mason High […]
At this time last season, the Georgetown University men’s basketball team had just rattled off their eighth consecutive conference win, their second in a row over a ranked opponent, and were smoothly sailing their way to the Big East regular season crown with a conference record of 13-3. One year […]
With the Clarke County Eagles leading by one point in last Monday’s battle for second place in the Bull Run District, the George Mason High School girls varsity team mounted one last assault down the floor in the waning seconds of the match. With the clock ticking down, Mustang junior […]
Growing up, my life had a very simple pattern: Wake up, go to school, come home from school, pop a bag of microwavable popcorn and watch “American Gladiators” on the USA Network. Given that ritual, you can imagine my excitement when I learned “Gladiators” would be returning in an all-new […]
Sports Editor Mike Hume takes his monthly dive into his magical mail bag.
The George Mason High School boys varsity basketball team weathered a barrage of early three-pointers from visiting Loudoun County, took the lead following the third quarter and then watched it all slip away, as the Mustangs were held nearly scoreless in the final frame of their season-opening 72-59 loss.
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