Mason’s Spinello Named HS Boys Soccer Coach of the Year

December 23, 2014 4:57 PM0 comments

Last week George Mason High School’s varsity boys soccer head coach Frank Spinello was named National High School Boys Soccer Coach of the Year for 2014 by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. Two of his players – one former, one current – told the News-Press that they weren’t […]

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Mustang Swimmers Start Season by Dominating District Competitors, Qualifying for VHSL State Meet

December 15, 2014 6:16 PM0 comments

George Mason High School’s varsity boys and girls swim teams dominated their district competitors in the first two weeks of the season. A Mason swimmer placed first in every event the Mustangs have entered in the two meets they’ve entered. The Mustangs beat Central High School in a season-opening dual meet […]

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Mustangs Notch Back-to-Back Bull Run District Wins, Start Season with a 3-Game Win Streak

December 11, 2014 8:30 AM0 comments

George Mason High School’s boys varsity basketball team started off their season with a three-game win streak after beating two Bull Run District opponents over the past week. Mason’s Mustangs (3-0, 3-0) beat Manassas Park High School in a 70-20 blowout last Thursday and handily beat William Monroe High School […]

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F.C. Soccer Rockers Finish Season with Arlington Recreational Tournament Win

December 9, 2014 12:13 PM0 comments

The Falls Church City Soccer Rockers finished their season with a championship win in the U12 division of the Arlington Soccer Association’s Arlington Recreational Tournament. The championship game was decided by a penalty kick shootout in an impressive outing by Soccer Rockers goalie Joseph Nelson and the rest of the team led by Coach Kevin […]

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GMHS Boys Hoops Win in Overtime at Clarke County

December 4, 2014 1:28 AM0 comments

George Mason High School’s varsity boys basketball team opened up the 2014-15 season with a 64-58 overtime at Clarke County High School on Tuesday, avenging their back-to-back, season-ending losses to the Clarke County Eagles (0-1, 0-1) last season. “We didn’t play well at all but managed to somehow win the […]

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Mason Winter Sports Teams Prepare for New Season

November 26, 2014 1:11 PM0 comments

By Liz Lizama Most of George Mason High School’s winter sports teams will kick off their seasons next week. While most teams had their share of successes last year, some squads will juggle the losses of last year’s graduating seniors. Nonetheless, the athletes are hard at work to develop their […]

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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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