Mason Boys Lacrosse Open New Season, New Era with Big Win

March 19, 2015 3:02 PM1 comment

George Mason High School’s boys varsity lacrosse beat Rock Ridge High School 16-2 in the first game of the 2015 season on Monday night. The resounding win was the first game under new head coach Mark Mesmer, who took on leading the program in fall of 2014. The Mustangs were […]

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Wagner Carries Love of Skating to World Championships

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by Lois Elfman “I’m always hungry for more, always hungry to see what else I can do and how I can top that last performance.” said Ashley Wagner, who performed exhilarating programs to win her third U.S. ladies title in January in Greensboro. “I am very competitive.” Wagner, 23, a […]

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Mason Spring Sports Teams Prepare for the Season

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The spring sports season at George Mason High School has already gotten underway for some of the Mustang squads. Some of the teams are seeking a chance to defend their state championship titles, some teams are attempting to build on the success of last season and one team has already […]

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St. James Hoops Team Wins CYO Championship

March 17, 2015 4:14 PM0 comments

The fifth grade basketball team from St. James Catholic School at 830 West Broad Street beat the team from the St. Leo the Great Catholic School recently to win the Catholic Youth Organization Tournament Division One Championship at the end of February. In the photo above are (l to r, […]

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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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