Twelve-year-old rabbit rookie Josh Gross of Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School will be hopping into the suit for the first time this year to play the Easter Bunny during the City of Falls Church’s annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Falls Church Skaters, Residents Defend Skate Park Amidst Recent Controversy
Falls Church residents and law-abiding skateboarders alike are speaking out against the recent bad wrap given to the mobile skateboard facilities at Madison Park in a recent letter to the editor sent to the News-Press.
Dan Reilly’s memorable first “set of wheels “ was not a car. In 1974, in Brooklyn, NY, he custom made his own skateboard out of roller skate wheels and a 2×4 piece of plywood. At the age of 12, this was just the beginning of a ride that would lead […]
As Region B Wrestlers Dominate, Mason Foursome Named All-State
3 Mustangs Place in Top 4, Finish 10th in Team CompetitionThe book closed on the 2007-2008 wrestling season last Saturday at the Single A state wrestling tournament in Salem, Va., and when the final entries had been written, all four of the George Mason wrestlers participating had earned all-state status.
Mason High Places 4th in Region, Sends 4 Wrestlers to State Tourney
Several members of the George Mason wrestling team continued their impressive post-season runs with strong performances this past weekend at the Region B wrestling tournament. Mason’s trio of David Ray (140 lbs.), Barratt Kennett (171 lbs.) and Steve Parks (189 lbs.) led the way with regional championships and were joined […]
A Penny for Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church
Fairfax County has 23 brand-new firefighters and emergency medical personnel. The eight women and 15 men graduated in formal ceremonies last Friday night at the Fairfax County Government Center, following five-and-a-half months of extensive class-room and field work at the Fire Training Academy on West Ox Road. Theirs was the […]
Ray, Kennett Lead Mason High Grapplers With District Titles; Regional Tourney Up Next
George Mason’s David Ray and Barratt Kennett captured individual championships at the Bull Run District wrestling tournament this past weekend. Ray, wrestling at 140 lbs., pinned Strasburg’s Darren Neff in the third period for the title and Kennett pulled out a 1-0 squeaker against Strasburg’s Jonathan Wilson at 171 lbs. […]
Mason Enter Districts Upbeat, Wrestlers Win Two at Home
The George Mason High School wrestling team closed out its regular season Saturday, Feb. 2, hosting a quadrangular meet at the renowned Mason High Gym, famously dubbed “The Pit.”
Jody’s Jam of The Week
2008 Crafts & Kisses Fair, February 3 at Josephine Butler Parks Center
Mason’s Park, Ray Lead Way at Oakton
Steve Parks and David Ray led the Mason Mustangs to a sixth-place finish this past weekend at Oakton High School’s Pinner’s Dime wrestling tournament. This year’s tournament was attended by 12 teams.