Mason Girls Cross-Country Repeat as Runners Up, Boys Place 6th at Virginia State Championships

November 19, 2014 9:03 PM0 comments

Fleece, down and more fleece were the layers for the day with a 38 degree temperature and winds gusting to 25 mph at the start of the Virginia High School League’s state cross country meet last Friday. The 2A girls were the first off the starting line, where the extra […]

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Local Boxer Prepares for Return To Ring After Two-Year Hiatus

November 13, 2014 12:00 PM0 comments

Juan Rodriguez (5-2-1, 4 KOs) is fighting in his first bout in two years this Saturday against 23-year-old Alexandria-based fighter Yurii Poliscuk (6-1-1, 2 KOs) at the Patriot Center in Fairfax. Rodriguez, a 24-year-old Salvadoran boxer based in Haymarket, has done a lot of growing up since his last fight, […]

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Clare Paoletta Named A-10 Rookie of the Week

November 10, 2014 3:15 PM0 comments

Falls Church resident Clare Paoletta, a freshman midfielder/forward on Fordham University’s women’s soccer team, was named the Atlantic 10 conference’s Rookie of the Week last week. It was the first career weekly award for Paoletta, who graduated from Georgetown Visitation in the spring of 2014. She scored scored her first […]

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Mason High Field Hockey Season Ends in Regional Tourney Opener

November 6, 2014 10:30 AM0 comments

by Ian Graig A very successful season for the George Mason High School varsity field hockey team came to a close as the Mustangs lost in the VHSL Group 4A North regional quarterfinals to a very tough Eastern View High School team. Eastern View, owners of an 18-1 record and […]

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Mason Girls Cross-Country Wins District Championship

October 30, 2014 10:02 AM0 comments

The first step for the cross country post-season took place last Wednesday at Rappahannock County High School with the Bull Run District meet. The Mustang girls placed first with six runners in the top 14, and the boys were third with two placing in the top 14. The top seven […]

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Mustang Field Hockey Earns Spot in Conference 24 Final with 1-0 Win Over Northampton High School

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by Ian Graig George Mason High School’s varsity field hockey team took an 11-3 regular-season record into the Conference 24 playoffs on Tuesday night. The Mustangs, who are seeded second in the conference bracket, took on the third-seeded Northampton High School Yellow Jackets and emerged with a hard-fought and exciting […]

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Mason Football Loses to Warren Co. on Last-Second TD

October 22, 2014 4:36 PM0 comments

by Daniel Donovan George Mason High School’s varsity football team fell to Warren County High School’s Wildcats in a crushing last second 20-14 defeat last Friday, dropping the Mustangs’ record to 1-6 on the year. With one second left in the game and the score tied 14-14, the Wildcats’ junior […]

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GMHS Volleyball Loses Dig Pink Match 3-0 to William Monroe

October 16, 2014 11:01 AM0 comments

by Hermela Hailemariam The George Mason High School’s varsity volleyball team’s lost their annual Dig Pink game on Tuesday, Oct. 14, to William Monroe High School 3-0 (25-8, 25-16, 25-10). The Mustangs were communicating with one another and working decently to pass the ball, but William Monroe beat Mason 3-1 […]

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Local Youths Play In Battlefield Soccer Tournament

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Several City of Falls Church, McLean and Arlington Youths participated in the Battlefield Tournament over Columbus Day weekend. The Premier Athletics Club U10 Navy Elite Team (shown above) won first place in the U10 Boys White Division. Front (left to right): Logan Donley, Jack Ettinger, Jake Nielsen, Jack Nelson, Tucker […]

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Mason XC Takes On Muddy Course At Glory Days Meet

October 15, 2014 3:21 PM0 comments

With the rain starting Friday night at Mason’s Homecoming game, the Mustang runners knew they were heading off for a soggy day when they boarded their buses Saturday morning. Still just how much thick, deep mud awaited them at Bull Run Park was a surprise to everyone. With rain during […]

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