A Red Wings v. Bulls — One team arrived at the field June 1st undefeated and the other showed up undermanned. But for three innings it wasn’t clear which team was which as the Bulls, minus three key players, took everything the unbeaten Red Wings could throw at them and delivered some […]
MAJORS A’s v. Red Sox — After having lost four consecutive games in the bottom of the sixth inning, The Swingin’ A’s found a way to right their ship. Determined not to let another game slip away, starting pitcher Clint Rock turned in a strong performance as the A’s defeated […]
A Ironbirds v. Express – In a remarkable turn around, the Ironbirds have won their last five games. After a tough loss to the Express earlier in the season, the Ironbirds won the rematch on Saturday, May 19. The Ironbirds’ lead off hitter Michael Giannelli, who went three for three on […]
A Red Wings v. Raptors The Red Wings faced the Raptors on May 9, emerging after four innings with a 15-2 win. Te’a Langlois provided key hits in the third and fourth innings that kept the Red Wings offense alive. Defensively, Joseph Lampman was a stand-out both at first and third […]
A grueling, 13-inning duel between the varsity baseball teams of Manassas Park and George Mason High School dragged on for nearly three-hours, ending with a final heart-pounding flourish and, of all things, a tie.
MAJORS Although the season is young, there has been a dramatic display of power hitting. Fence-clearing home runs have been hit by: Kekoa Yamaguchi, Cubs; Mitch MacKeith, Orioles; Alec Daniele, A’s; John Todd and Liam Glennon, Yankees; and Richard Marsh and Lucas Cherry, Red Sox.
April 17-23, 2007
Haywood “Little Sonny” Warner, a Falls Church native whose 1959 hit single, “There’s Something on Your Mind,” was a Gold Record winner, died at age 77 on April 12.
April 10-16, 2007
In a book I recently read, the author actually said that if he were playing a hand like 6-7 in a No Limit Hold’em game, he’d prefer the hand be offsuit rather than the same suit.