I’m terrible at golf but I love the game with a passion.
The George Mason High School boys continue to keep ticking despite licking their many wounds this season. Most recently the Mustangs lost two players to academic ineligibility — school policy demands that all players pass five core classes to remain eligible — and may yet lose another. Couple that with […]
The Marshall High School Statesmen found themselves in an early deficit due to foul trouble and were never able to turn things around, eventually succumbing to a taller, hotter-shooting Thomas Jefferson High School squad Tuesday night by a score of 67-49.
MCLEAN HIGH SCHOOL GUARD Peter Kannellias (left) drives to the basket during the Highlanders’ 51-48 victory over rival Langley. Kannellias, a senior, hit a pair of critical three-pointers during the contest, including the game-winner with four seconds left in regulation. Kannellias also hit a half-court shot to end the first […]
Off and on, I’ve been waiting over 30 years for a chance to see Eartha Kitt live. I wanted to, but my schedule wouldn’t permit me to make it over to the Carlyle Hotel in New York when she was a regular there a few years back. Then, when she […]
I recently played in the $10,000 buy-in main event at the World Series of Poker, and the key reason that I was eliminated was because I did something that I haven’t done in a poker tournament in a very long time: I cracked under the pressure.
July 26 – August 1, 2007
For the first time in the history of the Falls Church Kiwanis Little League, all three All-Star teams emerged from their respective brackets into the playoffs for Virginia’s District 4. In addition to Falls Church, District 4 includes teams from Alexandria, Arlington, Great Falls, Mason District, McLean, Reston and Vienna. […]
Falls Church teams got off to a fast start in the District 4 all-star competition, with each team going undefeated in the opening week of play. As of July 1, the 9-10 team was 3-0, the 10-11 team 2-0, and the 11-12 team 1-0.
Playing suited connectors from time to time makes you less predictable. When played sensibly, cards like 6h-7h have the potential to make very strong hands — straights, flushes, and even full houses — that could result in a handsome payday. If, however, you play these hands poorly after the flop, […]