Last weekend, ESPN looked back on the epic clash in the National Football League’s 1958 Championship, known today as “The Greatest Game Ever Played.” The game carries that reputation in large part because it was the first football championship game to be decided in sudden death overtime.
PHOTO GALLERY: Fall Sports Banquet Honors George Mason HIgh School Athletes
George Mason High School recognized toil, sweat and dedication of its Fall semester athletes on Monday evening with its annual Sports Boosters Banquet. Mason athletes sat with their respective teams, alongside tables of their families, friends and coaches.
Local Dining Spots Offer Fare for Every Taste
Whether it’s because you’ve burned the last four turkeys, or simply become too tired to endure another family feud over how to carve the thing, the News-Press has the holiday dining scoop for those of you who want the cooking done for you this year.
Area Sports Roundup: Mason Footballers Named to All-Bull Run District Team; TJHSST Athletes Earn District & Regional Honors
2008 All-Bun Run District Team Announced After challenging football seasons all round for area high schools, two George Mason students were named to this year’s All-Bull Run District team.
Marshall Takes the Win Against Hayfield On Thursday, Aug. 28, George C. Marshall High School’s Varsity Football team beat Hayfield Secondary School 23-12 in Marshall’s first official game of the 2008-09 season. As reported last week, Marshall also won its scrimmage prior to the regular season over the Dominion Titans.
Picking Splinters: July’s Magic Mailbag
Once more into the magic mailbag, Mike Hume answers your most pressing sports questions.
Picking Splinters: Packer Polarization
In the wake of college basketball analyst Billy Packer’s departure from CBS, sports pundits of all sizes have clamored to comment on his virtues and vices. While some of his peers spared no time lamenting his future absence and applauding his career, others, mainly the youngbloods of the blogosphere wasted […]
Editor Recommends: George Mason High School Spring Concert
George Mason High School Spring Concert, GMHS Auditorium, 7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Thursday, May 29, 7:30 p.m.
Restaurant Spotlight: Dogwood Tavern
When The Band sings, “Oh, to be home again, down in Old Virginny,” they could easily be singing about the newly opened Dogwood Tavern. With just one visit, one certainly feels at home. The restaurant is located on West Broad Street and promises to soon become a comfortable neighborhood […]
Restaurant Spotlight: Rhodeside Grill
With warm weather in the air, baseball season fully in swing and gas prices rising daily, many people are due to be searching for a new local sports bar and restaurant with low prices and great food, preferably with coverage of virtually every live sporting event. While this man-topia sounds […]