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.
Falls Church News Briefs
Registration Deadline for Feb. 3 Election Extended Voter registration for the special Feb. 3 election in Fairfax County has been extended to next Tuesday, Jan. 20, by the State Board of Elections, it was announced this week.
Picking Splinters: In Slow-to-Change NBA, Top Draft Picks Offer Little Help
As I watched the San Antonio Spurs eliminate the upstart New Orleans Hornets this past week, I got to thinking … I really don’t like the NBA.
Nicholas F. Benton: A Bishop in the Eye of the Storm
The man in the eye of the storm has written a book entitled, “In the Eye of the Storm.” The Rev. Gene Robinson, Episcopal Church Bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire, was in Washington, D.C. this week, hosted by the Human Rights Campaign to pitch his new book that […]
Pitching a Bright Spot for Mason in Fla.
Head Coach Adam Amerine may not have been too pleased with the plethora of errors that derailed otherwise solid efforts by his George Mason High School varsity baseball team during its series of spring games in Bradenton, Fla., but the Mustangs still returned from the Sunshine State looking at the […]
Anything But Straight: A Feckless Leader
Has there ever been a more feckless, less respected religious figure than the “Arch-Baby” of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Rowan Williams? Liberals ignore him, conservatives walk over him and through his stunning lack of leadership he has lost control of the Anglican Church.
Picking Splinters: Selig Squanders Favor With Juvenile Antics
Bud Selig knew this moment would come. From the beginning of the season, any fans of baseball knew that this was the year that Barry Bonds, the infamous standard bearer of the steroid scandal, would pass Hank Aaron as the all-time home run record holder. He had all season to […]
Mason High Topples Stonewall Jackson
The George Mason High School boys varsity soccer team dropped its season opener, 3-0, to Robinson last Wednesday and the Mustang coaching staff is very, very pleased.
F.C. Episcopal to Report Results of Vote to Defect Sunday
The membership of the Falls Church Episcopal Church will conclude a week of voting Saturday to determine if it remains affiliated with the national Episcopal denomination, or leaves to align with another institution. Officials of the local church have told the News-Press they expect an overwhelming vote of the church’s […]