2024-05-29 3:06 PM

Picking Splinters: ‘There’s No Time Like the Present’

I know we’re already a game into the Stanley Cup Playoffs (due to deadlines, the results of Wednesday’s opener against the Rangers were not available), but the lessons from the regular season and last year’s heartbreaking opening series against the Flyers still have plenty of time to be applied.

Picking Splinters: Caps’ Climb Isn’t Over Yet

Tuesday night’s road win over the Nashville Predators finally got the Washington Capitals off of their four-game losing streak, but the Capitals need to continue to improve in some areas in order to maintain or improve their position in the Eastern Conference Standings.

Scott’s Penalty Kick Lifts GMHS Girls to State Title

Soccer Thriller in Semi-Finals Paves the Way RADFORD, Va. — Last season was the first for both senior forward Olivia Scott and Head Coach Jennifer Parsons at George Mason High School. Just one year later, the two have teamed up with a core of seasoned veterans and a few exciting freshmen to bring the Mustangs […]

Virginia Group A State Tournament: Mason Girls Get Revenge on Radford

Lady Mustangs Advance to State Soccer Final on PKs   When senior Olivia Scott entered George Mason High School two years ago, she was given the nickname “Mulan,” more a tribute to her half-Korean heritage than to the heroic qualities associated with the protagonist of the 1998 Disney film. Now, the moniker has become even […]

PKs are OK for Mustang Girls, as Mason Takes District Tourney Title

In one of the most thrilling games in recent memory, the George Mason High School varsity girls soccer team conquered their demons, defeating Clarke County last Thursday for the second straight time this season to win the Bull Run tournament final, completing the Mustangs’ sweep of one of the toughest teams in the state.

Radford Denies GMHS Final Shot at Clarke Co.

Mason’s Karen Hamill takes the ball into the Radford zone during Friday’s semi-final loss. (Photo: News-Press)

Grit, motivation and fire filled the glory-seeking eyes of the George Mason High School girls soccer team as it entered Friday’s state semi-final match against Radford High School, determined history would not repeat itself.

Delegate Scott’s Richmond Report

Vetoes and Amendments Readers will see the News-Press—and this column—the day after the General Assembly acts on the Governor’s amendments and vetoes.