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Sports Briefs

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.

Winter Sports Briefs

McLean Boys On Friday night, the McLean Highlanders finished up their regular season with a heart-rending 52-50 loss in overtime, but they wouldn't have to wait long for revenge. In the first round of the Liberty District playoffs, the No. 5 Highlanders ousted No. 4 South Lakes 55-53. At halftime, McLean led by three points, […]

Sports Briefs

Marshall Boys Hoops The Marshall Statesmen found themselves in a defensive battle at South Lakes on Thursday night, ultimately falling to the Seahawks, 44-37. South Lakes entered halftime with a four point lead, up 26-22, and after the half, both teams began playing lockdown defense to lead to a low-scoring affair. Despite five three-pointers as […]

Nicholas F. Benton: Male Chauvinism & Hillary Clinton

Back in the day, feminists and those like myself who supported them, called it “male chauvinism.” It remains a mighty force in our society, so pervasive that few of either gender are really attuned to detect it.

Sports Briefs

Marshall Boys Hoops The Marshall Statesmen boys varsity basketball team played a thriller on Friday, Feb. 1, and came up just short against the Colonials of Thomas Jefferson High, losing 51-49.

After Skid, Lady Statesmen Awaken

“Basketball is a game of streaks and runs,” says Noel Klippenstein, coach of the George C. Marshall girls varsity basketball team.

Stuart-FCHS Split Rivarly Doubleheader Tuesday

FCHS player Claudia Valdivieso fights for a rebound late in Tuesday's game against Stuart High. (Photo: News-Press)

Last Second Shot Lifts Lady Jags It may have taken a few tries, but on their final possession, the Lady Jaguars got the hoop and the win, 38-37, over the rival Raiders on a three-point shot from senior guard Almarys Ortiz with 13 seconds remaining.

Delegate Hull’s Richmond Report

A Most Gracious Lady It was with a great deal of sadness that I learned of the passing of Lady Bird Johnson. It was my great honor to have met and talked with her.