On Monday night, Falls Church Post 130 gave up five runs in the seventh inning to fall behind Vienna Post 180 after leading for the first six frames. The fallout spoiled what had been a solid start from Mike Straub. Straub pitched the first six innings, giving up just three […]
Falls Church Legion Post 130 Wins 2
Falls Church Post 130 exploded for 41 runs in just two games early this week, crushing teams from Springfield and Lorton.
Maureen Dowd: A Tale of Trigger
When consumerism curdles, it’s tempting to become an emotional Marxist about Christmas.
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 […]
Senator Whipple’s Richmond Report
As one of the leaders of the Senate, I have been in Richmond this week with the newly-elected Senators while they attend New Member Orientation.
Stuart Players Pull Off Primo Performance of Arthur Miller
Repressed desires, festering grudges and a few kids looking for power and attention. A dangerous mix in any century, J.E.B. Stuart’s recent production of “The Crucible” brought to life the consequences of such a situation and took them to their frightening conclusion.
Strong Second Half Secures The Bell for Falls Church High
The high-scoring rivalry game between Falls Church and J.E.B. Stuart High School kicked off with 40 combined points and a 20-20 tie at halftime, but the Jaguars took control of the game, and the vaunted Bell, with 21 second half points for a 41-28 victory.
Our Man in Arlington
Governor Tim Kaine was back in town on Saturday. This is far from an unusual occurrence, since the governor seems to enjoy frequent visits to the jurisdiction that gave him one his highest margins of victory in the 2005 gubernatorial election.
Off Track: Go East(on) Young Man!
With an ingrown love of travel after having grown up in Japan, it seems only natural that singer-songwriter Tim Easton would have recorded his latest album with his travels in mind. He took things a step farther though, actually recording the album, Ammunition, while on the road.
Shots Fall, Mason Doesn’t; Mustangs Claim First Game
The game was the Mustangs’ first of the year, and for the George Mason High School varsity boys basketball team, it was almost one that got away.