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)
It should come as no surprise that there was not a single Republican vote for the $819 billion stimulus package that passed the House last night.
My introduction to eggnog came at about the age of 7 in the form of my grandmother’s do-it-yourself kit: One egg, an 8-ounce glass, a spoonful of sugar, a little bottle of vanilla extract and a fork.
Inner Womanhood “Role Models; Feminine Identity in Contemporary American Photography,” at National Museum of Women in the Arts (1250 New York Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.).
I recently played in a $25-50 No Limit Hold’em game online. The hand discussed in this column was interesting because it taught a valuable lesson regarding position, the board cards, and reading betting patterns.
THE FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS’ 18th annual Holiday Party was once again a fun and festive affair for the 150, or so, friends of the News-Press. The party has followed almost the identical format all these years: festive decorations, good eats and drink, live music and tons of holiday spirit. Can’t […]
Playing in a No Limit tournament is much different than playing in a cash game.
Poker professionals pride themselves on their ability to make big laydowns. A big laydown is a situation where you actually have a strong hand but fear your opponent has an even stronger one. So, you decide to fold your cards.
THE MUSTANGS BASEBALL TEAM had its “road trip” extended after high winds damaged the massive backstop netting on the Mason High baseball field, requiring it to be replaced. The project, which began Tuesday, is expected to be completed by May 7. In the meantime, the Mustangs beat Rappahannock 12-2 Tuesday […]
I often discuss the importance of mixing up your play in order to remain unpredictable. One of the best ways to do that is by occasionally betting the flop and sometimes going for a check-raise.