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Our Man in Arlington

The American Century Theatre opened Richard Wright’s searing play, Native Son , on Tuesday at Arlington’s Gunston Theater.

McLean High School Girls Begin Lacrosse Season

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Coming off two victories in scrimmages against Centreville and T.C. Williams High Schools, the McLean High School girls varsity lacrosse team engaged Yorktown High in a season opener home game last Wednesday that ended with a tight McLean loss, 14-13, in double overtime.

Picking Splinters: Hoyas Hanging On

If you happen to know a Georgetown Hoyas fan, forgive them if they seem on edge this weekend, it’s just because it feels like the next two seasons of Georgetown basketball may hang in the balance.

School News & Notes

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Local Students Win Arena Stage Competition Sarah Congress of Hayfield Secondary School and Scott Evan Anderson of George C. Marshall High School have been named winners of the Arena Stage 2009 Student Playwrights Project Ten-Minute Play Competition.

McLean Remains Winless

After putting together a solid first three quarters on Friday night, the McLean High School Highlanders lost 21-14 to the Washington & Lee High School Generals, faltering in the grit of the fourth quarter that allowed the Generals to score the lone touchdown of the final period.

Press Pass: Jeremy Fisher

It's hard not to have empathy for the protagonist featured in Jeremy Fisher's self-made music video of his most popular song to date. The main character in the rock and roll love ballad is the sort that gives temporary satisfaction and because of it, often finds him or herself being used repeatedly in ultimately destructive […]

Press Pass: Justin Trawick

It’s New Year’s Eve and Justin Trawick has just finished getting his hair cut at a barber shop. He wants to be sure to look his best on the final night of what has been a very, very good year for the fledgling singer-songwriter from Leesburg, Va.