Mason Girls Hoops Beats Hylton 65-32

December 30, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

by Matt Delaney A five-game win streak is the George Mason varsity girls basketball team’s Christmas gift to themselves after handling C.D. Hylton 65-32 in their first game of Oakton High School’s Holiday tournament. From the opening tip that sophomore forward Raquel Dodd batted to junior center Kaylee Hirsch who […]

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Mustang Girls Basketball Team Rattles Off 4 Straight Victories

December 23, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

by Matt Delaney George Mason’s varsity girls basketball team maintained their winning ways in Conference 35 as they bested Central High School 30-29 on Dec. 16 and Warren County High School 52-32 on Dec. 19, making it four straight victories after a 1-2 start. Mason and Central engaged in a […]

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GMHS Hoops Beats Warren County HS

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by Matt Delaney Adjusting to the ups and downs of varsity competition continues to be the focal point for George Mason’s boys basketball team as they got a rousing 71-56 victory over Warren County High School on Dec. 19 which was preceded by a 55-49 letdown loss to Central High […]

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Commonwealth Academy Student Gets Lax Scholarship

December 21, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Adelia Di Scipio, a student-athlete at Commonwealth Academy in Alexandria and Falls Church resident, has signed a formal letter of intent to play women’s lacrosse at Roger Williams University in Bristol, RI in fall 2017. Commonwealth Academy recently hosted a special Signing Day Ceremony for Addie, her parents and her high school […]

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Mason Girls Hoops Beats 5A Mt. Vernon

December 16, 2016 1:11 PM0 comments

by Matt Delaney A pivotal 50-42 victory over local 5A competitor Mount Vernon High School on Dec. 8 put George Mason’s varsity girls basketball team over .500 with a 3-2 record. Despite a 40-32 victory over Strasburg High School, Mason head coach Michael Gilroy was unhappy with his team’s effort […]

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Falls Church Soccer Team Wins Arlington Fall Rec Tourney

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FALLS CHURCH’S FOURTH GRADE boys soccer team won the Arlington Soccer Association’s 5th Annual Fall Rec Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 20 in Arlington. After shutting out opponents in its first three games, the team won the championship in a dramatic penalty shootout.

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Mustang Boys Basketball Squad Notches Dramatic 57-54 OT Win

December 15, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

by Matt Delaney An overtime thriller saw George Mason’s varsity boys basketball team pull out a dramatic 57-54 win over the visiting Pope John Paul the Great Catholic High School. After blowing a 10-point fourth quarter lead, sophomore guard Max Ashton forced overtime with a drive to the hoop in […]

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Marshall HS Students Set Records at Powerlifting Meet

December 13, 2016 4:30 PM0 comments

Three students from George C. Marshall High School set new American records at the 2016 Holiday Classic Powerlifting Meet on Saturday, Dec. 10 in Haymarket. Several of the girls earned medals at the meet as well. The team consists of students from Marshall’s Personal Fitness class. Maya El–Hage set the new […]

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Mustang Boys Hoops Go 2-0

December 8, 2016 4:16 PM0 comments

by Matt Delaney Keeping up their winning ways were George Mason’s varsity boys basketball team, who got a gutty 69-61 victory on the road against Strasburg High School and are now 2-0 on the season. The game itself was a seesaw battle between two evenly matched teams. Strasburg controlled the […]

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Mason Girls Basketball Beats District Rival Strasburg High

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by Matt Delaney A stout and opportunistic defense helped George Mason’s varsity girls basketball team earn their much-needed second win of the season in a 40-32 victory over Strasburg High School. It was the Mustangs’ closest contest of the young season, but it should’ve been put out of reach much […]

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