George Mason High School recognized toil, sweat and dedication of its Fall semester athletes on Monday evening with its annual Sports Boosters Banquet. Mason athletes sat with their respective teams, alongside tables of their families, friends and coaches.
All Northern Virginia region women’s basketball coaches and teams will be sporting a rosier hue on the court in a couple of weeks. The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) is sponsoring a global “Think Pink” week from Feb. 8-17 to raise breast cancer awareness among fans and players alike. Coaches […]
Highlanders Split Pair The McLean High School boys varsity basketball team split a pair of games this week against Liberty District Opponents, slipping past the Marshall Statesmen, 47-38 on January 18, but succumbing to South Lakes, 49-44, on January 22.
“I started coaching because my niece, who was 9 at the time, came home crying one day because the coach told her she wasn’t good enough to play on his team,” recalls Aggie McCormick-Dix, founder and executive director of the Fairfax Stars AAU Basketball Program. Summer leagues, like Amateur Athletic […]
George Mason High School’s Athletic Department and the Athletic Boosters are co-sponsoring a free seminar on March 23 at 7:30 p.m. at GMHS for student athletes and their parents interested in learning more about making the transition from high school to college-level athletics. Goals include informing parents about the steps […]
The list appears endless. Tony Dungy and Lovie Smith have proven that black coaches can win on football’s biggest stage. Dungy and Smith have proven “Christian coaches” can win on football’s biggest stage. Dungy and Smith have proven that “nice guy” coaches can win on football’s biggest stage.
There are two black head football coaches in this year’s Super Bowl, thereby insuring that, for the first time ever, a team with an African American head coach will win the Super Bowl. Forgive me if I think that by applauding that achievement we’re missing the point of advancing race […]
Realistically, I don’t think anyone anticipated the Redskins putting Sunday’s game against the Colts in the win column. On the other hand, I don’t think anyone thought Washington would collapse so completely in the second half.
Pre-season football bores me to tears. Seriously, I was sitting in front of the TV on Monday night so bored that I was sobbing like Dick Vermeil after, well, after anything really. Coaching, baking, flossing — pick one. But pre-season football can make other, much more titanic men, bawl for […]