2024-06-22 8:10 AM

Mason Swimmers Qualify More For VA State Championships

Mason High's Karen Hamill prepares to dive into the pool for the 50-yard freestyle final at last weekend's state swimming championships. (Photo Credit: Brain Doty)

Last Saturday, Jan. 20, the George Mason High School varsity swimming squad closed out its regular season with a meet against Briar Woods High School. While the men pulled out a narrow victory, 144-120, their fellow lady swimmers were unable to complete the sweep of the AA Falcons, as they fell 194-68.

GMHS Continues Swimming Success

Last week, the George Mason High School swimming team participated in two meets, faring extremely well in both, while their boys 200-yard freestyle relay team and freshman Kelley Frank qualified for the Virginia State Championships.

Adverb Is as Adverb Does

"A PAL OF MINE worries that the adverb is in decline," wrote John Hildebidle of Cambridge last week, citing usages like "have your child eat healthy" and "fly direct from Boston to Timbuktu" as signs of adverbial erosion. "Is the Noble Adverb passé, defended only by those dauntless pedants who are still battling the split […]