Articles by: Matt Delaney

Mustangs’ 7 Straight Wins Has Team Piping Hot for Playoffs

October 24, 2018 7:45 PM0 comments

Riding the high of a seven-match win streak, George Mason High School’s volleyball team is feeling good following three more sweeps to conclude the regular season. It’s been a red-hot October for the Mustangs (13-5) as they’ve hunted down their Bull Run District opponents and haven’t lost a game since […]

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Central Shuts Mason Out 39-0, But Self-Inflicted Wounds Sting More than Score

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A date with undefeated Central High School on Oct. 19 went awry for George Mason High School, which fell 39-0 against the visiting Falcons. Despite the wide final margin, the game was much closer than it appeared. Defensively, the Mustangs (2-5) held Central’s bruising running back in check for most […]

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Single Family Renting Rivals Home Buying as Benefits, Attitudes Shift

October 19, 2018 9:30 AM0 comments

A softer home buying market caused by rising interest rates and shifting attitudes on homeownership has led prospective residents to debate whether renting or buying a home in the City of Falls Church is their best bet. In response, many are settling on an atypical kind of rental in single […]

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Mason Marches Thru Bull Run, Rematch with Madison Co. Tonight

October 17, 2018 8:16 PM0 comments

In the meat of their Bull Run District schedule, George Mason High School’s volleyball team has proven a worthy aspirant for the conference crown as it downed Strasburg High School and Central High School in straight sets along with a 3-1 victory over Clarke County High School in the past […]

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Struggles Remain for Mustangs in 47-6 Loss to Marshall

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George Mason High School’s football team continues its second half slide, falling to local Class 6 Marshall High School, 47-6, on Oct. 12. The loss to Marshall marks four straight for the Mustangs (2-4) following a rousing start to season that featured back-to-back shutouts where Mason scored a combined 86 […]

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Press Pass: Matthew Perryman Jones

October 15, 2018 11:00 AM0 comments

Some musicians are simply artists; others are artistes. By definition, all musicians are artistes, but few go through the pains of actually exploring the innards of their soul and channeling that manna into an substantive art form, hence the literary distinction. That depth is what sets the ever-thoughtful Matthew Perryman […]

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Independent 38 North Studio Opens in Rear of Cue Recording

October 11, 2018 12:00 PM0 comments

Cue Recording’s “Red Room” is no more. The rear studio is being leased out and revamped into the new independent atelier 38 North Studio, which opened last month. A joint venture by financial planner Sarah Marks and Buddy Speir, a career musician from Falls Church, has the duo taking a […]

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Mustangs Win 3-1 Over Rapp to Improve to 3-1 in Bull Run

October 10, 2018 7:46 PM0 comments

George Mason High School’s volleyball team kept their Bull Run District record above .500 with a dramatic 3-1 win over Rappahannock County High School on Oct. 4. Rappahannock County has always been one of the top competitors in Bull Run volleyball, and has given Mason (7-5) fits over the years. […]

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Late Blooming Lifting Champion Still Outmuscles His Competition

October 4, 2018 11:00 AM0 comments

Late bloomers get a bad rap. There’s little panache to being one of life’s tortoises instead of one of its hares, but local weightlifting savant Rick Bucinell cleans, jerks and snatches that slow-starting status with the fluidity and force that’s made him one of the world’s best Olympic lifters. As […]

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Rough & Tumble Game Sees Mason Drop 2nd Straight

October 3, 2018 8:16 PM0 comments

Another road game against a future Class 3 opponent resulted in another loss for George Mason High School’s football team, which fell 12-0 to Brentsville District High School. It was a gritty, defensive battle for the Mustangs (2-2). Neither side was privy to extended possessions within their opponents’ territory, with […]

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