Students and faculty at Falls Church High School have a new principal, after the school announced the hiring of Cathy Benner. Benner, formerly of Centreville High School replaces Janice Lloyd, who retired in November of 2007, as the new permanent principal as of May 1, 2008.
South Capitol Street Transformation
The George Mason High School varsity track team kicked off their Bull Run District season with an impressive showing in the pouring rain last week against powerhouse Manassas Park. While both teams lost to the Cougars, impressive finishes were turned out by numerous Mustang runners.
J.E.B. Stuart Girls Tennis After losing a close match to Mount Vernon last week 5-4, the Lady Raiders came back with a thrilling victory over Wakefield High School on Tuesday, April 1, to win their first match in two years.
Even though the spring sports schedule officially began more than a month ago at George Mason High School, the varsity girls soccer team had yet to have a practice with their entire squad present.
Former Vice Mayor Sam Mabry announced this week that despite qualifying for the City of Falls Church’s May 6 City Council election ballot, he will not run for a third term after all.
With a new coach at the helm and a strong core of returning runners, the George Mason High School track team looks poised for another strong showing throughout their single A schedule this season.
‘Family’ Ties, Full Court Pressure Help Mason Girls Light Up Foe After Blackout Three weeks ago, before their opening round contest of the Region B tournament against Strasburg, the George Mason High School varsity girls’ basketball squad came to a consensus decision.
Sports editor Mike Hume takes his monthly dive into his magical mail bag.
A thrilling second-half performance by the McLean Highlanders turned the Marshall Statesmen’s comfortable halftime lead into a nail-biting finish on the Highlanders’ home turf last Friday night, but McLean couldn’t quite pull itself out of its early hole, falling 28-21.