Articles by: Matt Delaney

Rise in Lawn Equipment Theft Aided by Greater Opportunity

October 20, 2017 9:30 AM0 comments

The City of Falls Church is experiencing a year-long trend of lawn equipment theft that is leaving residents and City officials concerned over its prevalence and curious about the next steps to take. As of last week, the City of Falls Church Police Department has received 98 reports of larceny, […]

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Fairfax Schools to Decide Stuart Name Change Next Week

October 19, 2017 1:02 AM0 comments

The Fairfax County School Board held a work session on Monday to discuss which of the J.E.B. Stuart High School community’s new name suggestions will be voted in during the regular board meeting Thursday, Oct. 26. Despite some board members still expressing their problems with the process, the board stayed […]

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This Week in Sports: Cross Country

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Leading the way is senior Estelle Timar-Wilcox whose 13th place finish at the Gunpowder Falls Invitational in Jerusalem, MD this past weekend presented a challenge for the Mustangs. It was a change of pace for Mason’s girls cross country team as they’ve hosed their competition throughout the regular season with […]

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Mason Continues Winning Ways with 4 Straight

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The wins keep coming for George Mason High School’s volleyball team as they downed Central High School 3-1 before travelling to Strasburg to gut out a five set, 3-2 win on the road. Last Thursday’s match against Central captured both the frustration and inspiration that comes with watching the Mustangs […]

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Anthony Suggs’ Road to Redemption

October 13, 2017 12:00 PM0 comments

Life can knock you down. It’s a cliché, but a true one that has been trivialized by the comforts of modern living. Stepping in an unseen puddle, losing a button on a favorite shirt or, God-forbid, no access to Wi-Fi all qualify to be voted as a metaphorical knockdown in […]

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Letters to the Editor: October 12 – 18, 2017

October 12, 2017 2:00 PM0 comments

Letters to the Editor: October 12 – 18, 2017   Taking a Stand Against the City’s Bicycle Bullies Editor, Two weeks ago, while I was crossing the street I was nearly run over by a bicyclist who didn’t even slow down at his stop sign. He was so close I […]

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Guest Commentary: Rhetoric Over Strategy: Reconsidering the Referendum

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By Johannah Barry Although the recent weather presents a somewhat different picture, autumn is upon us. Two clear signs — the ubiquitous pumpkin spice flavoring in any comestible imaginable and growing political campaign rhetoric. I cannot tell you which is more unpalatable, but I can tell you that one is […]

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Mustangs Rebound from Short Slump to Win 2 Key Matches

October 11, 2017 9:07 PM0 comments

Bouncing back from a short mid-season slump, George Mason High School’s volleyball team re-established its winning rhythm with a sweep over Clarke County and 3-2 gritty win against Rappahannock County High School. Against Clarke on Tuesday, Mason was clearly the better team. They passed fluidly, dug out the visiting Eagles’ […]

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Late Strasburg Surge Seals Mason’s 1st Loss of Season

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By Alex Moore The George Mason High School football team suffered its first defeat of the season last Friday, losing 22-21 at home to an aggressive Strasburg Rams squad in a game that was close until the very end. With the defeat, the Mustangs’ record fell to 5-1. Strasburg advanced […]

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5 Game Win Streak Screeches to a Halt, Mason Loses 2 Straight

October 5, 2017 12:30 PM0 comments

A five-match win streak came to an end for George Mason High School’s volleyball team as they fell to Madison County High School, 3-1, on Tuesday and Washington-Lee High School, 3-0, on Monday. A hot start against Madison County was doused in adversity fairly quickly and knocked the Mustangs off […]

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