Former Falls Church Resident Wins Gold at Senior Games

July 24, 2015 2:23 PM0 comments

Former Falls Church resident Charlie Edwards, 96, of Springfield won a gold medal in the men’s compound release archery competition in the 95 – 99 age bracket at the 2015 National Senior Games held in Minnesota earlier this month. Edwards was one of the less than one percent of competitors […]

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Mason’s Spinello Competing in America’s Best Coach Contest

July 16, 2015 4:11 PM0 comments

George Mason High School’s varsity boys soccer coach Frank Spinello is one of 24 coaches from across the country currently competing in USA Today High School Sports’ 2014-2015 America’s Best Coach contest, which started yesterday, July 15, with the opening of voting at The group includes coach of the year […]

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Falls Church’s Finest Competing in Fairfax Games

July 1, 2015 2:53 PM0 comments

by Karim Doumar Police Chief Mary Gavin is a triathlete. Community Service Officer James Brooks is a soccer official. Captain Thomas Polera is on the Arlington Fire/Police Ice Hockey Team. Master Police Officer Jennifer “Missy” Elliot plays golf. They are all excited and proud to be representing the City of […]

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World Police and Fire Games Kick Off Throughout Region

June 30, 2015 5:41 PM0 comments

About 10,000 athletes are competing in 61 sports in Fairfax County this week at the biennial World Police and Fire Games which include everything from baseball to wrist wrestling, dragon boating (at the National Harbor in Maryland), paintball, golf, and orienteering.

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Taylor Wright Named 2015 Brine National All-Star

June 29, 2015 4:06 PM0 comments

Taylor Wright of Annandale was named a 2015 Brine National All-Star and selected to represent Northern Virginia at the 2015 Brine National Lacrosse Academy and Brine National Lacrosse Classic, which kicked off today in Richmond with player check-in and team practices. The event, showcasing the top lacrosse players throughout the […]

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Falls Church Little League Wraps Up Spring Season

June 24, 2015 3:57 PM0 comments

The Falls Church Kiwanis Little League wrapped up its Spring season earlier this month, crowning champions and runners-up in multiple divisions and announcing its All-Star teams. The Dodgers defeated the Orioles 4-3 to win the Major Division Championship. In the championship game Jake Pigeon pitched five shutout innings, went 2-2 […]

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Mason Boys Soccer Ranked No. 2 in the Nation

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by Liz Lizama In its final rankings of the spring season released this week, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America ranked George Mason High School’s boys varsity soccer team number 1 in Region 1 and number 2 in the nation. The committee considers a number of factors to determine […]

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George Mason Girls Capture Eighth Consecutive State Title

June 17, 2015 5:21 PM0 comments

by Liz Lizama George Mason High School’s varsity girls soccer team shut out Gate City High School 9-0 in the VHSL 2A state semifinal at Radford University on Friday to advance to the final against Maggie Walker Governor’s School on Saturday. Though Mason had a rough first half against the […]

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Mason Girls Lacrosse Team Qualifies For State Tourney in Best Season Ever

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by Debbie Schantz-Hiscott The George Mason High School girls lacrosse team completed its best regular and post- season in history last week with a combined record of 14-4. Mason’s only losses through the season, conference and regional competitions were to the eventual 4A state champions, Woodgrove High School. Unlike other […]

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Mustang Boys Shut Out Martinsville for State Title

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by Liz Lizama The George Mason High School varsity boys soccer team swept through the VHSL 2A state tournament at Radford University this weekend. The Mustangs shut out Gate City High School 6-0 in Friday’s semifinal followed by a 4-0 victory in Saturday’s final against Martinsville High School, earning the […]

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