2024-05-26 10:30 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Mason Basketball Drops 2 of 3 to Start Season


After beating neighbor Marshall High School 60-49 in convincing fashion, the George Mason High School basketball team dropped two tough games last week against Loudoun County and Broad Run.

Maureen Dowd: Toil And Trouble

WASHINGTON — Maybe it was because I was sitting in the back of the Senate chamber with three war protesters — grim-faced, chanting women dressed in black hooded cloaks, white makeup and blood-red hands — that I felt as though I were watching a production of "Macbeth" rather than a hearing on Iraq.

Helen Thomas: War Is Not The People’s Business

WASHINGTON — Back in President Lyndon B. Johnson's worst days when he was grappling with the Vietnam quagmire and raucous anti-war protests at home, he said that in the big decisions about war and peace: "The people should be in on the take offs as well as the landings."

F.C. School Board Cuts 8 Admin Slots in Budget

Eliminating the equivalent of eight full-time administrative positions, the deepest cut ever for the Falls Church City School System, the F.C. School Board approved a budget Tuesday night that seeks a 3.7% increase in the City’s monetary transfer.

Chandler’s 24 Points, Cheney’s Buzzer-Beater Lift Mason High

THE MUSTANGS' JOEL CHANDLER (33) takes the ball up in between four defenders and draws the foul in the late fourth quarter Tuesday night. (Photo: Rich Johnson)

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 School boys varsity basketball team […]

GMHS Slips to Potomac Falls

Coming off their loss to Thomas Jefferson on the final day of the Pohanka Automotive Chantilly High School Holiday Tournament, George Mason High School boys varsity basketball coach Chris Capannola threw down the gauntlet. His team seem lackadaisical, almost as if they didn't want to be on the court during their holiday break. So when […]


Joel Chandler (center) defends Falls Church’s Sam Gerima (left) under the hoop, while Jaguars’ Evan Hansen (33) battles for position. (Photo: News-Press)

Three games into the 2007-08 season, the George Mason High School boys varsity basketball team is still searching for its first win. With injuries already an issue, the Mustangs dropped a pair of contests last week to Word of Life, 64-49, and Tuesday to Potomac Falls, 73-46.

Mason High Rally Stalls With Frigid Fourth Quarter

  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.