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Spring Sports Briefs

George C. Marshall Boys Soccer The Statesmen soccer team finished their regular season on a strong note with two convincing wins, but not before a loss to defending state champion Thomas Jefferson reminded them of how far they still have to go.

McLean Makes Tourney Run

The McLean Highlanders’ season, on the surface, appeared entirely un-remarkable heading into the playoffs. With a 7-7 conference record and a 14-12 overall record, expectations were low for the fifth-seeded team in the Liberty District. However, the spectacular play of their seniors seemed to will the team on to the Liberty finals and into the […]

Restaurant Spotlight: Liberty Tavern


The Liberty Tavern, an upscale yet casual bar and restaurant located in the Clarendon area of Arlington, offers a fresh, relaxing dining experience with attentive service and great American food.

Marshall Girls Start New Season With New Faces, Tournament Win

With only a handful of returning varsity players from the 2006-07 season, and no members of last year's starting five, the upcoming '07-'08 campaign could come with its growing pains for the George Marshall High School girls varsity basketball team. The season's first games however, have yielded only pleasure for the young squad.

Marshall Tops Madison For First Time Since


Last-Minute Touchdown Sends Statesmen to Playoffs; Square Off Saturday Against Mt. Vernon Majors With a berth in the AAA Northern Region playoffs on the line, the Marshall Statesmen stepped up their game against a Madison team they had not beaten since 1999, finishing off the Warhawks within the last minute to win 27-20.

Football Roundup

For Marshall: Home Sweet Home; But Mt. Vernon Sours Jaguars’ Day

Football Roundup

After Losses GCM Vents on Stuart; Stone Bridge Blanks on McLean, 38-0

USS Liberty Crew Gathers To Remember

 On 40th Anniversary of Israeli Attack on US Ship, Survivors Still Push for Investigation. Forty-two of the surviving crew members of the USS Liberty, a Belmont class technical research ship that was attacked by Israeli forces on June 8, 1967, gathered this past weekend in McLean to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the attack.

Anything But Straight: The Right

In sports, it is known that confidence is the main ingredient that separates great players from those who are merely good. A legend, such as Michael Jordan, could miss ten shots in a row, but he would still expect the eleventh shot to fall. The average player, on the other hand, would start having doubts […]