McLean HS Girls Volleyball is Hot Again Following their first three consecutive victories of the season, the McLean High School Girls Varsity Volleyball team hit a hot-cold trail – losing 3-0 versus West Springfield High, winning 3-0 against George C. Marshall High, and then suffering a 3-1 loss during last […]
Editorial: The Election Bull’s Eye
Falls Church and its environs sit square in the middle of the battleground where the ultimate outcome of the November U.S. presidential election will be fought with virtual hand-to-hand combat.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: A Change to the World Series of Poker Main Event
The World Series of Poker, poker’s most prestigious event, will kick off in a few short weeks. The WSOP features world championships in various forms of the game, all leading up to the granddaddy of them all, the $10,000 buy-in Main Event.
Fifth-Inning Flare Does In Mustangs; Mason Baseball Ousted From Regionals By Luray
The 2008 season of the George Mason High School varsity baseball team, a campaign that at times bore a likeness to a roller coaster ride, finally came to a close Monday night with a 3-2 loss to Luray in the quarterfinals of the Region B Tournament.
After First Defeat, Falls Church Lax U11s Resume Winning Ways
On Saturday, the U11 Boys resumed their winning ways by beating Spotsylvania, 5-3, at George Mason High School’s Moore Cadillac Stadium. Spotsylvania jumped out to a quick one-goal lead before Eriksen Johansen (four goals) and Brandon Ward (one goal) put up five unanswered tallies. The team continued to move […]
Picking Splinters: Stuart Starts Over
Stuart High football, as you know it, is dead. After a one-win season in 2005, the Raiders were already on life support, sporting a record of 5-64 since the start of the new millennium. The program fully flatlined in 2006 and 2007, when the Raiders never once experienced the thrill […]
Spring Sports Briefs
Mason High Girls Tennis The Mason girls tennis team, after winning three of their last four matches and upsetting Freedom High School last Tuesday with some clutch play from their doubles teams, played host to National Cathedral last Thursday. The Mason girls squeaked out another tough victory, winning 5-4 over […]
Mason High Girls Tennis Regroups With 3 Wins
After taking some lumps early in the season, the George Mason High School girls varsity tennis team has won three of its last four matches, including the first meeting of the year against Clarke County, the Mustangs’ only opposition for the Bull Run District title.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Limit vs. No Limit Texas Hold
Until the start of the current poker boom that dates back to 2003, you couldn’t find a No Limit Texas Hold’em cash game if you tried. Limit Hold’em ruled. But that all changed once No Limit tournaments started to air on television.
David Brooks: Follow the Fundamentals
BEIJING — Lou Dobbs is winning. He’s not winning personally. He’s not going to start winning presidential awards or elite respect. But his message is winning. Month by month the ideas that once prevailed on the angry fringe enter the mainstream and turn into conventional wisdom.