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Mustangs Again Halted in Finals

June 12, 2008 1:14 PM0 comments

Mason High Girls Tennis Falls in State Finals for 3rd Straight Year   The third time was not the charm for the George Mason High School girls varsity tennis team. After advancing to the Virginia Group A state finals for the third time in three years, the Mustangs were again […]

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Press Pass with Band of Heathens

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“Organic” is one polite term that could be used to describe the formation of the Austin-based Band of Heathens. “Accidental” is a more blunt, though perhaps more accurate label. Regardless of the adjective, when you listen to the country-rock collective, it’s apparent that any accident that brought songwriters Colin Brooks, […]

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Radford Ruins Mason High’s Drive for Five

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  Boys Tennis Team Stopped in State Semis; Goetz/Vroom Fall in Doubles Final George Mason High School’s streak of four consecutive state championships in boys tennis came to an end Friday, as Radford gritted through severe cramping issues and blistering heat to unseat the defending Group A state champs.

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Tinner Hill’s Blues Festival Floods F.C. This Weekend

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“We’re rolling out the blue carpet — or the blues carpet,” said Nikki Graves Henderson, Acting Director of the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation, of the upcoming Tinner Hill Heritage and Blues Festival, a tribute to the late Piedmont Blues legend John Jackson. The Tinner Hill 15th Annual Blues Festival will […]

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Connolly Vows Vigorous Run to Win 11th District for Dems

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“I am going to run like the devil is at my heels,” Fairfax County Board Chair Gerry Connolly told the News-Press yesterday following a convincing victory in the 11th District Democratic Primary for U.S. Congress.

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Falls Church City News Briefs

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Last Week’s Storm Worst Since Isabel in F.C. Last week’s violent storm that lashed through Northern Virginia, and resulted in a National Weather Service report of a tornado touching down in the City of Falls Church, was rated the worst to hit the area since the remnants of Hurricane Isabel […]

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W&OD Trail Receives $40,000 Donation

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The Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail will soon be safer thanks to a local filmmaker. The Northern Virginia Regional Park Foundation recently announced a $40,000 donation by Falls Church resident Tom Shadyac for continued safety upgrades to the trail that runs through the heart of the City of Falls […]

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Nicholas F. Benton: Deeper Abramoff Tie to White House

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Imprisoned lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s link to the Bush White House was much deeper and frequent than the White House has admitted, an explosive new report issued this week by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee documents.

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Virginia Group A State Tournament: Mason Girls Soccer Scores First State Title Since 2004

June 7, 2008 7:52 PM0 comments

Freshman Miller’s 4 Goals Give Mustangs Championship, Bright Future Friday afternoon, it was Mason High senior Olivia Scott’s moment to shine, nailing the clinching penalty kick in a triumphant victory over defending state champion Radford High School in the state semifinals. Saturday in the group A state championship game, Scott’s […]

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Lady Mustangs Again State Runners-Up in Girls Tennis

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The third time was not the charm for the George Mason High School girls varsity tennis team. After advancing to the Virginia Group A state finals for the third time in three years, the Mustangs were again halted on the brink of a championship, this time by Region D champions […]

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