2024-06-21 12:47 PM

Stuart Boys Tennis Holding Court in District

The J.E.B. Stuart boys varsity tennis team is set to cruise to the National District title this season, flaunts an unblemished record of 10-0 and features one of the top youth tennis players in the country — and head coach Matt Hills is worried.

Maureen Dowd: Begrudging His Bedazzling

CLEVELAND — A huge Ellen suddenly materialized behind Hillary on a giant screen, interrupting her speech on Monday night at a fundraiser at George Washington University in Washington.

Mason Girls Hoops: Mustang Girls Trounce Manassas, Madison Co.

Mustangs Claim Wins in First District Games Having closed out 2007 on a four-game losing streak, the George Mason High School varsity girls’ basketball team kicked off the new year on the right foot, dominating their first two Bull Run District games, besting Manassas Park and Madison County.

David Brooks: The Obama-Clinton Issue

Hillary Clinton has been a much better senator than Barack Obama. She has been a serious, substantive lawmaker who has worked effectively across party lines. Obama has some accomplishments under his belt, but many of his colleagues believe that he has not bothered to master the intricacies of legislation or the maze of Senate rules. […]

F.C. Council: Hands Off Brown

While giving preliminary approval to modifications in the City of Falls Church’s Comprehensive Plan to allow for the new City Center Redevelopment, the City Council let planners know they were not pleased with a plan to plop a “multi-modal transportation center” onto the current location of Brown’s Hardware.

Anything But Straight: A Secret for Suckers

Only one year ago, author Rhonda Byrne’s life was a mess. However, all that changed when she discovered a little secret: A sucker is born every minute and people will shell out money if you tell them exactly what they want to hear.

Picking Splinters: League Must Curb Outbreak of NFeLons

Drug possession. Purchasing alcohol for minors. Driving under the influence. Possession of firearms without a license. Those are just a few of the crimes that have besmirched the image of the National Football League since the start of 2006. Unless the National Football League is planning on collaborating with The Smoking Gun on a series […]

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GMHS Boys Drop a Pair

FT Misses Prove Costly   A pair of losses before their winter break sent the George Mason High School boys basketball team home for holidays unsatisfied. In the past week, the Mustangs dropped two close contests on consecutive nights to Loudon County and Park View by a combined total of seven points.