Falls Church Hoops All-Stars Play at Smith Center

March 13, 2015 10:30 AM0 comments

THE FALLS CHURCH RECREATION AND PARKS fourth and fifth grade recreational league All-Star girls basketball teams watched the George Washington University women’s basketball team clinch an Atlantic 10 Conference championship over George Mason University on March 1 at the Charles E. Smith Center. After the game, the girls took to […]

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World Police and Fire Games Begins 100-Day Countdown With March 18 Celebration

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The Fairfax 2015 World Police and Fire Games announced on Tuesday that it will be holding a celebration kicking off a 100-day countdown until the games kickoff on June 26. The 100-day countdown celebration will take place next Wednesday, March 18, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Tysons Tower […]

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Rippon Aiming to Create Magic Again at Worlds

March 6, 2015 3:25 PM0 comments

by Lois Elfman In the sport of figure skating, people wait to see a performance that comes out of nowhere and lifts the audience out of their seats. The best ones have beautifully landed jumps, fast spins, exquisite musical interpretation and an undeniable energy level. At the U.S. Figure Skating […]

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Hughes Heads to NCAA Swim and Dive Championships

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Arlington resident Nathaniel Hughes is headed to Shenandoah, Texas with Worchester Polytechnic Institute’s swimming and diving 800-yard freestyle relay team to compete in the NCAA Division III Championships on Friday, March 20. It is the first relay team in school history to earn an invitation to the national meet. The men’s […]

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GMHS Scholastic Bowl Places Second at States

March 5, 2015 11:34 AM0 comments

MASON’S SCHOLASTIC BOWL TEAM (above) came in second place for the second year in a row at the Virginia High School League’s state championship last weekend. They were topped 275 – 115 by Maggie Walker’s Governor’s School.

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Mason’s Thomas Celebrates Another Winning Season

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by Liz Lizama The George Mason High School girls varsity basketball 2014-15 season ended last Tuesday after falling 46-56 to Robert E. Lee High School of Staunton in the Virginia High School League’s 2A East regional tournament. While Mason was eliminated in the first round, the girls program is no […]

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Mustang Boys Basketball Season Comes to an End

March 4, 2015 7:32 PM0 comments

by Liz Lizama The George Mason High School varsity boys basketball season came to an end this Tuesday with a 64-52 home loss to Brunswick High School in the Virginia 2A East quarterfinals. Mason’s Mustangs led 9-5 at the end of the first quarter, but the Brunswick Bulldogs closed the […]

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NOVA Ice Dogs Win U12 Hockey Championship

February 23, 2015 2:08 PM0 comments

The NOVA Ice Dogs U12-A girls ice hockey team defeated the Montgomery Blue Devils to win the Chesapeake Bay Hockey League U12 Girls Championship yesterday . It was a tight game throughout, but the Ice Dogs ultimately prevailed 4-3. The team lost their first (and only) game of the 2014-2015 season to […]

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Mustangs Win Bull Run District Championship

February 19, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

by Liz Lizama With a 68-44 win against Madison County High School last Wednesday, the George Mason High School varsity boys basketball team advanced to the Bull Run District tournament final the following day where they defeated Strasburg High School 54-41. While Mason head coach Chris Capannola said the team […]

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F.C. Resident Medals at National Racquetball Tournament

February 18, 2015 1:11 PM0 comments

Thao Le of Falls Church and one of her partners Melody Gorno won gold medals last Saturday in the Women’s 45 and up division in the USA Racquetball National Doubles Championship Tournament in Tempe, Az. Le and Gorno scored a total of 50 points throughout their matches in the tournament. Le […]

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