Friday, February 15, 2013
Coming off of semifinal win over Fairfax, Statesmen squad looks to make school history against McLean.
Friday, February 15
The senior duo of Connor Barrand and Grant Leibow combined to score 34 points against Fairfax on Wednesday enroute to a 63-55 overtime victory — earning them a spot in Friday's Liberty District Championship Game against McLean. The Marshall Statesmen will attempt Friday to win their first ever Liberty District Championship. Marshall (16-7, 11-5 Liberty District) trailed from early in the second quarter until the final minutes of regulation. But Fairfax’s (11-13, 9-7 Liberty District) quest to return back to the district final for the second year in a row fell short. Barrand’s put-back basket with under a minute left in regulation tied the game at 51 all. Senior forward Doug Turpin came up with a crucial block right before the buzzer to …
Monday, December 3, 2012
There are several ways the community can donate to the "Keep Calm and Honor On" campaign.
If you happen to see a Fairfax County Police helicopter hovering over George C. Marshall High School on Thursday, don't be alarmed. It's all part of the school's "Keep Calm and Honor On" campaign, benefiting the children who have lost a parent in the line-of-duty. Marshall's DECA chapter is collecting donations and selling T-shirts to help distribute 250 "honor bags" for these children, who will visit Washington in May during National Police Week. Additionally, the DECA chapter will collect donations at Ledo's Pizza in Falls Church from 4-11 p.m. Monday (today). Just mention "DECA/COPS" and 20 percent of your purchase will be donated to "Keep Calm and Honor On." A second community fundraiser will be held from 2:30-9 p.m. Dec. 11 at Lava …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Statesmen looking for spring heads of sports teams.
- BACK TO SCHOOL
- Karen Goff
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The 2012-13 sports season will be underway soon, but George C. Marshall High School, along with many other Fairfax County Public Schools, can use a little sports coaching help. The Statesmen have a full roster for the fall and winter seasons, activities director Joe Swarm said, but has spring openings for softball, boys lacrosse and girls tennis. Interested in a job? Contact Swarm at 703-924-5412 or firstname.lastname@example.org To see coaching openings at other FCPS schools click here.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Warhawk lacrosse takes early lead, cruises to 19-9 win
Madison's Carly Frederick scored all five of her goals in the second half and added four assists to keep the Marshall Statemen at bay and help her Madison Warhawks earn a 19-9 victory in the Liberty District girls lacrosse semifinals. The win sets up a rematch in the championship game with Langley on Friday. The Saxons represent the Warhawks' lone loss this season. The Statesmen, meanwhile, have the week to prepare for the first round of the Northern Region tournament, where they will face the runner-up of the Concorde District title game. The Warhawks jumped out to an 11-4 halftime lead after a sloppy opening on a field slicked with rain. Though Marshall was able to play even for most of the second half, the quick-striking Madison …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Crawford's finish highest ever for a Marshall heavyweight, team earns 22-6 record overall
Friday, February 24, 2012
Marshall Senior Matt Crawford placed third in the heavyweight division of the 2012 Virginia State High School Wrestling Championships last Saturday at Robinson High School. Crawford won four matches including a two to one victory in his third place match against Yorktown's Charlie Wheldon. Crawford's only defeat was against two time State Champion DaQuinte Timbers from Freedom High School. Crawford's finish was the highest state finish ever for a Marshall Heavyweight. Crawford's teammate, James Cusack, took eighth place in the State Championships at 113 pounds, despite competing with an injured shoulder. Overall, Marshall finished the wrestling season with a 22-6 dual meet record, second in the Liberty District, sixth in the Northern …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Marshall boys team places 10th overall
Two members of the Marshall High School swim and dive team won state titles this week in the Virginia AAA State Championships. Senior Katherine Van Winkle won the girls diving title with a score of 418.9, about 50 points ahead of the next highest scorer. The score qualifies Van Winkle, who won this year's Liberty District title and placed second in the Northern Region Championships, for All-America consideration. Senior Cyrus Hashemi, a nationally-ranked swimmer who already broke district records this season, won titles and set two new state records in the 100 freestyle, with a time of 45.39, and the 200 freestyle, with a time of 1:39.83. Van Winkle will dive at the University of Southern California next year, while Hashemi heads to the …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Nine Marshall wrestlers continue to regional championships; Madison wrestler named MVP
After an impressive 22-6 season, Marshall High School's wrestling team finished second to Langley in the Liberty District Wrestling Championships on Saturday Head Coach Jason Planakis was named Coach of the Year as nine statesmen wrestlers qualified for the Northern Region Championships this week. Christian Valencia (106), James Cusack (120) and Matt Crawford (285) all won their weight classes, and Crawford's pin in the heavyweight final marked his 100th career high school win. Jimbo Briody (126) and Sam White (195) each placed second in their classes. Abel Tesfai (132), Tyler Snook (145), Greyson Smith (182)and Zack Brooks (220) each took third. John Townshend (160) took fifth and Robert Gonzales (138) sixth in their divisions, falling …
Friday, January 27, 2012
Warhawks earn 14th victory of the season
After a close first half against cross-town rival Marshall high School, the Madison High School girls basketball team exploded in the second half of Thursday's game for a 75-40 win. The Statesmen kept the contest close throughout the first half, but a 17-10 scoring blitz by the Warhawks in the third period put the game out of reach and Madison cruised to its 14th victory of the season. The Warhawks got off to a quick start and led by double-digits mid-way through the second period. The spirited Statesmen rallied to close the deficit and trailed by 9 points at the end of the first half, 35-26. The third period proved decisive, as Madison tightened its defense and kept rolling on offense to extend its lead to 16 points by the end of the …