2024-05-26 11:53 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Community, Scholars Recall Basketball’s John Isaacs, 93


Visitors to the Falls Church Community Center last week commemorated Black History Month at the fourth annual Black History Celebration and Celebrity Basketball Game, sponsored by Falls Church’s Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation.

Lady Mustangs Earn Title Region B Basketball Champions

The George Mason High School girls varsity basketball swept the competition away to win the Region B Tournament Championship game 50-23 against Randolph Henry, held last Saturday at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va.

Bowing Out With Grace


MCLEAN H.S. SENIORS and varsity basketball players (L to R) Caity Flint, Taylor Ancell, with Team Manager Amanda Ball, were all smiles after their last game of the season. This season the Lady Highlanders beat their cross-town rival, Langley High School, not once, but twice. (Photo: Jennifer Baker)

PHOTO: ‘Magic’al


THE FALLS CHURCH POISON girls basketball team won second place at the Girls Basketball Association’s Hoop Magic Pre-Thanksgiving Tournament for the 12 and under division. Pictured here are Sofia Goyonaga, Rebecca Moot, Katie Goodwin, Sarah Byrne, Stephanie Manning, Kendall Taylor, Jenna Burnett, Lily Walter, Ashley Edwards and Coaches Paul Manning and Scott Cary. (Photo: Courtesy […]

Picking Splinters: Packer Polarization

In the wake of college basketball analyst Billy Packer’s departure from CBS, sports pundits of all sizes have clamored to comment on his virtues and vices. While some of his peers spared no time lamenting his future absence and applauding his career, others, mainly the youngbloods of the blogosphere wasted no time kicking up their […]

Broderick Moves On After Successful ’08

  Finishing his career with George Mason High School on a high note with a run to the Virginia Group A state semifinals in girls basketball, varsity basketball coach Bill Broderick is moving on. Broderick has accepted a position at Elon University, where he will serve as an assistant coach and recruiting specialist on the […]

E.B. Henderson Featured In ESPN Documentary

Those who stay tuned following the NCAA Tournament Selection Special will be able to see Falls Church resident Ed Henderson in the commercial-free presentation of “Black Magic,” a documentary film by Dan Klores.