Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Beer, wings and slam dunks! It's NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament time — here's where to catch all the games.
Don't have enough TV screens to keep up with your March Madness bracket? There are plenty of viewing options in and around Oakton: In Oakton: Famous Dave's Santini's In Fairfax: Hard Times Cafe Buffalo Wing University Brion's Grille The Green Turtle In Vienna: The Vienna Inn Neighbors Restaurant Outback Steakhouse Tequila Grande In Reston: Champps Glory Days Santini's Kalypsos Too busy to stop by your favorite local sports joint? Download the March Madness Live App to watch on the go from your mobile device. Where are you watching March Madness this year? Tell us in the comments!
Monday, March 18, 2013
Want to see Virginia teams in the NCAA Mens Basketball Tournament action? Act quickly, as two of them are No. 16 seeds.
March Madness is upon us! Have you filled out your bracket yet? Virginia flavor - James Madison, the No. 16 seed in the East Region, opens play Wednesday. The Dukes, who have not made the NCAA Tournament since 1994, got there by winning the Colonial Athletic Conference Championship Tournament, will play No. 16 seed Long Island University in a first-round game in Dayton at 6:45 p.m. The winner of that game goes on to a matchup with No. 1 seed Indiana on Friday. [Interested in playing hooky from work and watching wall-to-wall basketball later in the week? Santini's in Oakton, Neighbors in Vienna or Hard Times Cafe in Fairfax.] Virginia Commonwealth, a Final Four team two years ago, enters this year's NCAA Tournament as a No. 5 seed. The Rams…
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The Huskies take the lead at the last second, 59-57.
Flint Hill's boys basketball team won a Senior Night game against St. James with a buzzer beater. The team squeezed a 59-57 victory past St. James with sophomore guard Sam Worman's three-point field goal "from the top of the key as time expired," said coach Rico Reed. Junior guard Britton Anderson led the team in scoring with 18 points. Rico also noted Sam Cruse, Ben Kase and Jerrod Reed for their strong play in Tuesday night's game. The Huskies take on Sidwell Friends at 6 p.m. Feb. 19.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The team's next game will pit them against Potomac School.
The Huskies defeated Georgetown Day School at home Wednesday night, 66-47. Flint Hill's boys basketball team rebounded from a seven-point deficit in the first half for their hard-fought victory, said coach Rico Reed. The team outscored their opponent in the third period. Junior guard Matt Kennedy led Flint Hill with 13 points including three 3-point field goals. Other standouts, junior Britton Anderson and sophomore Sam Worman, scored 11 and 10 points, respectively. Worman also caught seven rebounds. The Huskies will take on Potomac School Friday at 7:15 p.m.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Juniors lead the scoring effort. Senior Ben Kase scores a career-high.
Flint Hill boys basketball defeated rival Potomac Feb. 2 at Oakton High School, 63-59. "Senior guard Ben Kase scored a career-high 12 points, including two three-pointers, as Flint Hill won round one of this heated rivalry," said coach Rico Reed. Rico said the game saw a number of lead changes with the Huskies leading 30-29 at the half. Junior forward Cole Herdman topped scoring for the Flint Hill side with 14 points, all netted during thr second half. Junior guard Matt Kennedy helped his team with 10 points and two three-pointers. The Huskies will get another chance at 7:15 p.m. Feb. 8 at Potomac. Information provided by Flint Hill Sports Information Director McClain Bell.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Two close games Tuesday night.
Thursday, January 31
Flint Hill basketball saw two tough losses Tuesday night. First, the varsity girls' basketball team traveled to Sidwell Friends and lost in a close and hard fought game 49-51. Sidwell Friends scored to secure the lead in the last few seconds of the game. The varsity boys' basketball team also lost at home last night in a close game against Maret, 40-51. "The Huskies headed into the final period down 35-33 to highly ranked Maret, but struggled to score in the final eight minutes and fell 51-40," said coach Rico Reed. "Senior guard Ben Kase led Flint Hill with 8 points." The next varsity girls' game is this Saturday home against Georgetown Visitation at 5:15 p.m. The next varsity boys' game is at St. Andrew's tomorrow at 6:00pm.