Loudoun Soccer’s 98 Boys Red advance to national semifinals
Loudoun 98 Red earned a spot in the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships U15 boys’ semifinals by winning their final two round robin games.—Photo Courtesy/Meghan Wilhelm
Fri., Jul. 25 | 11:05 AM - Loudoun 98 Red has secured a spot in the 15U boys' semifinals at the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships following a second consecutive victory in round robin play July 24 at the Maryland Soccerplex.
Sterling man soars to high jump record
Bruce McBarnette glides above the high jump bar during the USA Masters Track and Field Championships July 19 at Wake Forest University in North Carolina.—Courtesy Photo
Wed., Jul. 23 | 05:00 PM - As a freshman football player at Princeton University, Bruce McBarnette decided to join the Tigers' track and field team as a way to stay in shape during the off-season.
Loudoun Storm walk off in 10-inning thriller at PONY Nationals
Jordan Crigger is congratulated by teammates after driving home Shelbie Daughtry with the winning run in the Loudoun Storm’s 4-3 extra-inning victory against the South Jersey Mystics July 21 in Sterling.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Jul. 22 | 02:02 PM - After outscoring opponents 42-3 in winning all four games during pool play, the 12U Loudoun Storm were two outs away from being defeated in the first game of the elimination round against the South Jersey Mystics in the PONY Nationals fastpitch softball tournament.
NOVA to add women’s softball as next intercollegiate sport
Mon., Jul. 21 | 05:18 PM - Northern Virginia Community College recently announced that women’s softball will be added as the next intercollegiate sport. Softball will be the fourth women’s sport following women’s cross country that was added in 2013.
Ashburn Elite qualifies 18 for AAU Junior Olympics
Sun., Jul. 20 | 01:46 PM - The Ashburn Elite Track Club qualified 18 athletes for the 2014 AAA Junior Olympic Games based on a strong showing at the regional qualifier June 27-29 in Suffolk.
Loudoun County’s Aycock to play volleyball at Rider
Olivia Aycock rises for a spike during the 2013 VHSL Group 4A state championship match. Aycock has one season left in a Loudoun County Raiders uniform before moving on to play at Rider University.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Jeff Scudder
Fri., Jul. 18 | 05:10 PM - Loudoun County High School rising senior Olivia Aycock has committed to continue her volleyball career at Rider University in New Jersey.
Wrestling with your dreams
Professional wrestler Mark “Bad Boy Carnage” Perez encourages others to turn their dreams into reality like he did 20 years ago. Perez was inducted into the Independent Professional Wrestling Alliance’s Hall of Fame in 2012.—Courtesy Photo
Wed., Jul. 16 | 06:43 PM - Mark Perez's message is simple: You can, in fact, turn your dream into your reality. Perez knows that dreams can come true, because for 20 years he's been living his out.
Leesburg surges past Ashburn in Legion baseball action
Wed., Jul. 16 | 07:12 AM - Down one run with two out in the eighth inning, the Leesburg Rangers suddenly blasted themselves to a six-run rally, propelling them to an 8-5 win in the rain July 15 against their American Legion rival, the Ashburn Knights.
2014 varsity football season is fast approaching
Potomac Falls High School wide receiver Wanya Allen heads upfield after catching a pass during a 2013 game against Sterling rival Dominion. The teams will face each other to open and close the 2014 regular season after splitting two games last fall.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Doug Stroud
Tue., Jul. 15 | 01:45 PM - Forty-six days. With the Virginia High School League recently releasing the 2014 master football schedule, the countdown is on until the season kicks off Aug. 29.