2024-06-24 6:15 PM

Picking Splinters: Blowing Calls, Blowing Their Lead

For the 13th time this season the Hoyas hit the canvas, losing to St. John’s 59-56 in overtime Tuesday night, and there’s no doubt that Georgetown is now knocked out of any at-large discussion for the NCAA Tournament.

Community, Scholars Recall Basketball’s John Isaacs, 93

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Visitors to the Falls Church Community Center last week commemorated Black History Month at the fourth annual Black History Celebration and Celebrity Basketball Game, sponsored by Falls Church’s Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation.

Our Man in Arlington

Last Saturday, The Arlington Learning in Retirement Institute held its open house in the Jefferson condominium to introduce its course offering for the Spring 2009 semester.

Press Pass with Blues Traveler

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For more than 20 years, Blues Traveler has built its reputation on its free-flowing live shows on tour and on the festival circuit. It’s only fitting then that the foundation of their latest album, North Hollywood Shootout, is based heavily on spontaneous live jams in the recording studio.

Press Pass with John Hiatt

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John Hiatt has been recording songs for 35 years and writing them for 45. By his own admission, most of those tunes have fallen squarely into the category of love songs. However, even after all those years of firsthand experience, when asked what exactly comprises a good love song, Hiatt doesn’t even pretend to know […]

Mustangs Again Halted in Finals

Mason High Girls Tennis Falls in State Finals for 3rd Straight Year   The third time was not the charm for the George Mason High School girls varsity tennis team. After advancing to the Virginia Group A state finals for the third time in three years, the Mustangs were again halted on the brink of […]

Tinner Hill’s Blues Festival Floods F.C. This Weekend

“We’re rolling out the blue carpet — or the blues carpet,” said Nikki Graves Henderson, Acting Director of the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation, of the upcoming Tinner Hill Heritage and Blues Festival, a tribute to the late Piedmont Blues legend John Jackson. The Tinner Hill 15th Annual Blues Festival will run from June 13-15 all […]

Lady Mustangs Again State Runners-Up in Girls Tennis

The third time was not the charm for the George Mason High School girls varsity tennis team. After advancing to the Virginia Group A state finals for the third time in three years, the Mustangs were again halted on the brink of a championship, this time by Region D champions John Battle, 5-3, on the […]

Fairfax Dems Gear to Turn Virginia ‘Blue’ in November

Nationally, Democrats may not have decided who their presidential candidate is going to be yet, but that didn’t stop 500 party activists in Fairfax County from a rousing pep rally Sunday dedicated to turn Virginia “blue” this November.