The City of Falls Church was greeted with good news on the first day of 2008, when Mayor Robin Gardner chose the day to announce her plans to seek a third term on the Falls Church City Council, dragging the News-Press away from TV’s college football marathon to issue her […]
They’re doing very interesting things these days in Scotland’s Glen of Tranquility, maturing whiskies in non-traditional ways.
It will likely be the decision of Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields to commence a two-month construction project next month that will close Route 7 to a single lane each way from before the morning rush hour until late in the afternoon. Based on a noisy public meeting at […]
Traditionally, the host team for the Babe Ruth State Tournament in Virginia receives an automatic bid to the prestigious playoffs. This year, as it turns out, the 13-year-old team representing host Falls Church-Annandale did not even need the free pass to the tournament, as they swept two games from Greater […]
A reader e-mailed me for help in locating guaro, a sugar cane-based liquor from Costa Rica. “I saw a posting you made regarding … guaro. After trying it in Costa Rica, I have been trying to locate it here. I live in Florida, but travel to California frequently. Please let […]
Falls Church teams got off to a fast start in the District 4 all-star competition, with each team going undefeated in the opening week of play. As of July 1, the 9-10 team was 3-0, the 10-11 team 2-0, and the 11-12 team 1-0.
A The regular season Single A champion Red Wings completed a perfect 15-0 season on June 17, defeating the Rattlers by a score of 11-9 and winning the Single A tournament championship. Third baseman Harrison Nixon’s unassisted out helped prevent the Rattlers from scoring in the first inning. After the Red […]
A Red Wings v. Raptors The Red Wings faced the Raptors on May 9, emerging after four innings with a 15-2 win. Te’a Langlois provided key hits in the third and fourth innings that kept the Red Wings offense alive. Defensively, Joseph Lampman was a stand-out both at first and third […]
This week’s Falls Church Little League Report
MAJORS Although the season is young, there has been a dramatic display of power hitting. Fence-clearing home runs have been hit by: Kekoa Yamaguchi, Cubs; Mitch MacKeith, Orioles; Alec Daniele, A’s; John Todd and Liam Glennon, Yankees; and Richard Marsh and Lucas Cherry, Red Sox.