2024-06-12 11:19 PM

Mason Girls Lacrosse Advances to Semifinals

George Mason High School varsity girls lacrosse’s junior goalie Meghan Powell, left, stops a Potomac Falls shot on goal during Monday’s 11-7 victory for Mason in the AA Dulles District Tournament Quarterfinals. (Photo: Courtesy Jane Johansen)

Phil Hellmuth On Poker: Pot Odds and Team Poker

I played in a $1,500 buy-in Team Poker tournament at Caesar’s Palace last week. You might ask why someone like me who is famous for skipping major poker tournaments would end up playing in a smalltime $500 per player event.

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.

Picking Splinters: Blowing Calls, Blowing Their Lead

For the 13th time this season the Hoyas hit the canvas, losing to St. John’s 59-56 in overtime Tuesday night, and there’s no doubt that Georgetown is now knocked out of any at-large discussion for the NCAA Tournament.

Hoop-Shooting Lady Mustangs Trample Over Clarke County

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UPDATE: The Lady Mustangs lost 47-41 to Strasburg Thursday, Feb. 19 at home during the finals of the Bull Run District Tournament. After earning a bye for the quarterfinal round, the George Mason High School girls varsity basketball team opened their postseason play this Tuesday with a 54-39 win over Clarke County in the semifinals.

Picking Splinters: Hoyas Hanging On

If you happen to know a Georgetown Hoyas fan, forgive them if they seem on edge this weekend, it’s just because it feels like the next two seasons of Georgetown basketball may hang in the balance.

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.