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Monday Morning Notes

by Dave Emke August 28, 2017 at 9:00 am 5 Comments

County Water Rescue Team Helping in Texas — About 14 members of Fairfax County’s swift-water rescue team left Sunday for Texas, where they are assisting in rescue efforts after massive flooding related to Hurricane Harvey. They expect to be there for about two weeks. [WJLA/Fairfax County Fire and Rescue]

SLHS Football Team Starts Season with Big Win — The South Lakes Seahawks opened the 2017 varsity football season Friday night with a 42-7 win over Woodson High School. [ScoreStream]

Green Fireball Streaks Across Sky — Did you happen to notice a bright green streak across the sky at about 9:14 p.m. Friday? You weren’t the only one. Reports of the meteor came from across Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and beyond. [Fauquier Times]

Deon King a Strong Performer Again for Browns — The Cleveland Browns are 3-0 on the preseason, with their latest win coming Saturday as they topped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 13-9. One of the Browns’ leaders on defense in the victory was South Lakes High School graduate Deon King, who recorded five tackles. [ESPN]

Herndon Ballet Company Looks to Expand — Classical Ballet Theatre (320 Victory Drive, Herndon) is undertaking a fundraising campaign to convert its rehearsal space into an all-new dance theater that will seat up to 150 people. [Fairfax Times]

Image via South Lakes Athletics/Instagram

  • Mike M

    I believe that bright green streak was the Seahawks’ skidmarks over Woodson High.

    • Tim jones

      Didn’t think the tea party would care

      • Mike M

        Feeble. As usual.

  • Greg

    Didn’t see green in the sky, but felt a small earthquake early Friday morning. 2.4.

  • RoadApples

    Congrats: Excellent start to the season with a decisive road win.
    That being said: ‘and the horse you rode in on’; for anyone attempting to make this Seahawk football season a political statement.


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