Despite defeat, the Falls Church’s (F.C.) All-Star teams finished the season with strong performances from their players, new and experienced alike. Here is the round-up of the All-Star Finals:
AA Riverdogs 12 — Sand Gnats 2: In his pitching debut, the Riverdogs’ Nicholas Hutzell had a successful outing in a game played on May 31. The Riverdogs defense provided help throughout the night, with catchers Matt Nicholson and Mike Savory each tagging out runners at home on attempted […]
A Raptors 14 — Mudcats 11: The Raptors had a close call against the Mudcats on May 14 but emerged with the 14-11 win after a dramatic triple play ended a Mudcats’ rally in the fifth inning. Having already scored one run in the inning and with the bases […]
A few gaffes on the base paths and some missed offensive opportunities marked the difference when the George Mason High School varsity baseball team squared off for the first time this season with the defending state champion Strasburg Rams on Friday, April 18. The squandered chances proved costly, as the […]
Falls Church opened its spring baseball season with a spirited celebration of the league’s 60th anniversary. On hand at Westgate Park to help initiate the season were Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner, Delegate Jim Scott and more than 425 young players ranging in ages from 6-12.
A few years ago, a former professional baseball player mentioned a book that had made a great impression on him.
The signings of pitchers Jack McGeary and Josh Smoker will save the Nationals from baseball oblivion.
MAJORS A’s v. Red Sox — After having lost four consecutive games in the bottom of the sixth inning, The Swingin’ A’s found a way to right their ship. Determined not to let another game slip away, starting pitcher Clint Rock turned in a strong performance as the A’s defeated […]
The Falls Church Kiwanis Little League celebrated its new season with a parade and opening ceremonies on Saturday, April 21 at Westgate Field. Welcoming comments were offered by Falls Church Mayor Robin Gardner and Rev. George E. Handley, a retired Lutheran minister who has three grandsons playing in the league.
DENVER — There are few things more desirable in professional sport than a good, reliable left-handed starting pitcher like the Colorado Rockies’ Jeff Francis.