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Editorial: Funky, Happy, Forward Thinking

The official “branding” process underway to help succinctly describe the core identity of the City of Falls Church began in earnest with a meeting of citizen activists representing a diverse cross-section of interests in the City earlier this month.

Webb Says Afghanistan is Beset With Logistical Woe


Virginia U.S. Senator James Webb told the monthly breakfast meeting of the Northern Virginia Democratic Business Council in Falls Church last Friday that there’s no way the U.S. can build a stable, pro-western nation in Afghanistan, and that if more U.S. troops are sent in there, it should only be with a clear and realistic […]

Mason Girls Head to State Semifinals This Friday

George Mason High’s girls varsity basketball team, the Region B champion, vanquished Northumberland High 57-26 at last Saturday’s Virginia High School League state tournament quarterfinals. The win sends the team to Virginia Commonwealth University’s Stuart C. Siegel Center to face Region A champion Lancaster High this Friday, March 13, at 10:30 a.m.

Mason High Girls Return to State Tournament


For the second straight season, George Mason High’s Mustang girls varsity basketball team has advanced to the Virginia High School League state Division A championships by winning the Region B title with lopsided 62-35 and 50-23 wins over Dan River and Randolph Henry last weekend in Charlottesville.

Editorial: 13 Things to Love About Falls Church

As the City of Falls Church ushers in a new era, the era of “branding” and marketing the city’s attributes to the outside world, the man retained to spearhead the effort offered some astute insights during his interview on the “Falls Church News-Press Live” television program last week.

Lady Mustangs Earn Title Region B Basketball Champions

The George Mason High School girls varsity basketball swept the competition away to win the Region B Tournament Championship game 50-23 against Randolph Henry, held last Saturday at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va.

Mason Swim Shines at Region, States


Both the George Mason High School boys and girls swim teams continued their undefeated campaigns last Friday, Feb. 13, dominating the field during the Region B Meet. The Mason boys were crowned Region champs for the second time, while the girls squad won their first-ever Region title.

Wrestling Mustangs Off to Salem State Tourney

George Mason High School’s famed wrestler, David Ray, easily captured his 152-pound weight class, Jake Schwind (171) came in second and Manuel Veiga-Diaz (189) placed third at the Group A Region B wrestling tournament last Saturday, Feb. 14 at Cumberland High School.