Friday, February 1, 2013
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith was coached by Falls Church High School Football Coach Said Aziz in 2005.
Ask Falls Church High School Head Football Coach Said Aziz whom he thinks will win Super Bowl XLVII and he won’t hesitate to say it’s the San Francisco 49ers. Aziz, however, does want his former Stafford High School player and now Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith, to have a good game. In 2005 when Smith was quarterback at Stafford, Aziz was the offensive line coach and defensive coordinator. “He was a really good kid,” Aziz said Friday. “I do want Torrey to have a good game.” According to the Ravens website, before playing his college football at the University of Maryland, Smith earned honorable mention All-Northwest Region as a quarterback his senior year. Smith also earned All-District academic honors as a junior and senior. …
The State Theatre is hosting a free Super Bowl party and several restaurants are running specials for the big game.
Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers fans and just football fans alike will be watching Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday. In Falls Church, the State Theatre is where the biggest Super Bowl party will be. Admission to the party is free and food and drinks will be sold. Doors open at 4 p.m. and Super Bowl coverage on the big screen starts at 6:30 p.m. There are other places showing the Super Bowl in Falls Church Sunday and here are some of the specials you can find around town: Did we miss any specials at your favorite watering hole? Post them in the comments below or click on a listing above and review and rate the bar on Patch.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Samantha Wright moved to Falls Church from the Bay area and brought her love for the Super Bowl XLVII-bound San Francisco 49ers with her.
Samantha Wright has followed the San Francisco 49ers since 1993 when she lived there for work. A Northern Virginia native who moved to Falls Church in 2000, Wright still follows her team and is all ready for Sunday’s Super Bowl. She believes her 49ers will pull out a 28-24 victory over the Baltimore Ravens and add to the Super Bowl folklore. “My favorite memory of the 49ers in a Super Bowl was Super Bowl XXIX – 'The California Bowl' - San Diego Chargers vs. San Francisco 49ers,” Wright said. “My husband and I were living in San Francisco at the time. I remember watching the first few minutes of the game and when Steve Young threw that 44-yard touchdown pass to Jerry Rice, I thought to myself – ‘GAME OVER!’ I was right as the 49ers went …