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George Mason Men’s Basketball Adds Four to Roster

First-year head George Mason basketball coach Dave Paulsen announced the addition of four newcomers to the Patriots roster this fall.


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George Mason men’s basketball announces 2015-16 non-conference schedule

George Mason first-year head men’s basketball coach Dave Paulsen unveiled today the Patriots’ 2015-16 non-conference schedule. Featured on the schedule are six home games to be played in the newly-named EagleBank Arena at George Mason University in addition to the Gildan Charleston Classic.


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Good Samaritan overdose protection bill signed by Governor McAuliffe

Senator Chap Petersen’s (D-Fairfax) bill to protect Good Samaritans who call 911 to report drug overdoses has been signed by Governor Terry McAuliffe.


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Tyler Zombro gets seventh win: George Mason tops LaSalle

Tyler Zombro pitched eight of nine innings for his seventh win of the year as the George Mason baseball team (22-25-1) came away with an 8-3 victory over La Salle (22-26-1) in the series finale on Sunday.


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Equality Virginia applauds Fairfax County School Board for voting to update non-discrimination policy

Equality Virginia applauds Fairfax County School Board Members for voting on Thursday to update Fairfax County Public Schools’ non-discrimination policy to include gender identity.


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CIT GAP Funds invests in e-Kare

The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) announced today that its CIT GAP Funds has invested in e-Kare Inc. of Fairfax, a digital health company that greatly speeds the assessment and monitoring of chronic wounds.


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Zombro earns sixth win, George Mason baseball holds off Davidson, wins 8-7

Six runs came across in the second inning for the George Mason baseball team (20-14-1, 9-9) as it used the outbreak to hang on in an 8-7 series-clinching victory over Davidson (23-18, 12-9) on Sunday.


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Ken Plum: Doing the heavy lifting

I announced my first bid for elective office in 1973 while standing on the steps of the historic Fairfax County Courthouse. Only my immediate family and my secretary and her husband were there to hear me harken back to the Fairfax Resolves of 1774 when the citizens of Fairfax County enumerated their complaints against the Crown.


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Dave Paulsen completes George Mason basketball staff

George Mason men’s basketball coach Dave Paulsen has completed his bench staff with the additions of Dane Fischer and Duane Simpkins, both filling assistant coach positions.


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ACLU of Virginia delivers pro-privacy petition signed by more than 10,000

Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia hand delivered to the Governor’s office a petition signed by 10,435 individuals urging Governor McAuliffe to protect the privacy of Virginians by signing SB 965 (Petersen D Fairfax).


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Johnson’s eight-RBI night powers JMU baseball to comeback win over George Mason

Sophomore first baseman Brett Johnson hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning to a cap an eight-RBI evening and lift the James Madison baseball team to a 15-13 victory over George Mason in non-conference action on Tuesday night at Eagle Field at Veterans Memorial Park.


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Tyler Zombro gets fifth win, George Mason tops Canisius, 8-3

The George Mason baseball team used a six-run fifth inning and six strong innings from Tyler Zombro as it defeated the Canisius Golden Griffins 8-3 on Sunday afternoon to win its second consecutive weekend series.


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George Mason basketball adds Bucknell assistant Aaron Kelly to staff

Head men’s basketball coach Dave Paulsen announced that Aaron Kelly will join him on the Patriots bench as an assistant coach.


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Ken Plum: A hundred fifty years ago

The first person I ever knew who wrote a weekly newspaper column was a teacher in the high school I attended who wrote a column during the period 1961-1965 entitled, “A Hundred Years Ago: The Civil War Day By Day.”


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George Mason basketball coach Paul Hewitt will not return for 2015-16 season

George Mason University Director of Athletics Brad Edwards announced today that men’s basketball coach Paul Hewitt will not return to coach the 2015-16 season.


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Zombro controls Manhattan in 3-1 George Mason baseball victory

Sophomore Tyler Zombro delivered seven and one-third strong innings as the George Mason baseball team improved to 5-8 in the 3-1 victory over Manhattan College (2-11) on Friday.


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Long ball powers George Mason baseball past Delaware

The George Mason baseball team used homeruns from Kent Blackstone, Nick Gallo and Tyler Nelin and six innings from Tyler Zombro for a 12-4 victory over Delaware on Friday afternoon.


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Petersen’s Homeowners Bill of Rights passes General Assembly

Sen. Chap Petersen’s Homeowners Bill of Rights passed the House of Delegates unanimously today, the bill now moves to the Governor’s desk.


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George Mason men’s basketball falls to Rhode Island

George Mason cut its deficit to single digits in the second half, but could not complete the comeback, falling to first-place Rhode Island Saturday afternoon, 71-56, in the Patriot Center.


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Fordham defeats George Mason men’s basketball, 70-68

Fordham sank 11 three-pointers to defeat George Mason men’s basketball, 80-68, Wednesdaynight in the Patriot Center. Shevon Thompson notched his 14th double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds.


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George Mason edges Richmond in overtime, 71-67

The George Mason men’s basketball team topped off Homecoming 2015 with an overtime victory over Richmond Saturday in the Patriot Center, defeating the Spiders 71-67.


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R.E. Lee alum Tyler Zombro solid in George Mason baseball opener

The George Mason baseball team (0-1) took a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the ninth inning, however the Ohio State Buckeyes (1-0) were able to tack on the two runs they needed as they won 4-3 on Friday evening.


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George Mason falls to Davidson on the road, 92-71

Davidson opened the contest with an 8-0 run and never looked back, defeating George Mason men’s basketball, 92-71, in John M. Belk Arena.


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Jesse Matthew charged with first-degree murder in Hannah Graham case

Jesse Matthew has been indicted for first-degree murder in the disappearance and death of second-year UVA student Hannah Graham. Albemarle County Commonwealth’s Attorney Denise Lunsford confirmed the indictment in a press conference in Charlottesville on Tuesday.


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Saint Joseph’s holds on for 58-54 win over George Mason

Patrick Holloway cut it to a one possession game with six seconds left to play, but Saint Joseph’s held on with a final free throw as Corey Edwards’ final three-point attempt hit the iron ending a 58-54 SJU victory over George Mason in Hagan Arena Saturday.