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Post 2001 Ashburn Knights are American Legion 15th and 16th District League champions.—Times-Mirror/Bill Clare

Post 2001 Ashburn wins American Legion district tournament title

The Post 2001 Ashburn Knights continued their stellar season by claiming the championship July 23 in the American Legion 15th and 16th District League Championship Tournament. The Knights slugged past Post 21 Winchester 11-7 in the championship game Saturday afternoon at Stone Bridge High School.

Bruce McBarnette

McBarnette jumps to another gold medal

Bruce McBarnette is once again a USA Track and Field Masters Championships gold medalist. McBarnette, 58, of Sterling, cleared 5-feet, 7-inches in the high jump to strike gold for men ages 55-plus July 15 at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. A member of the Potomac Valley Track Club, McBarnette has now won 33 USA Masters championships to go with 12 World Masters championships.

Tryouts and Announcements: July 29 listings

Registration is open through Aug. 10 for Loudoun Youth Volleyball’s fall 2016 season. Look inside for more details, along with basketball, softball, soccer, football, field hockey and track listings.

Dr. Chazzy Morris

Morris to coach Broad Run girls’ basketball

Broad Run High School has hired Dr. Chazzy Morris as head coach of its varsity girls' basketball program. Morris served as head coach at Oakcrest School since 2011. She takes the reins from Derrick Jenkins, who stepped down from the position due to medical issues.

American Legion baseball: Post 2001 Ashburn powers past Post 72 Warrenton

The Post 2001 Ashburn Knights have been able to rely on their bats throughout this season, even when games were not close. On Wednesday, the bats saved them. The No 1 seed Knights defeated Post 72 Warrenton 13-10 at Tuscarora High School to move on to the winner’s bracket semifinals.

American Legion baseball: Post 21 Winchester edges Post 34 Leesburg

Starting pitcher Cameron Eck and and the rest of the Post 34 Leesburg Rangers started jogging off the field in celebration. The Rangers thought they had just escaped a bases-loaded, one-out jam by turning a double play to keep its deficit at 1-0. Not so fast.

Loudoun Valley High School graduate Drew Hunter has signed a professional contract with Adidas.—Photo Courtesy/Photorun.net

Purcellville track phenom Drew Hunter to run as a pro

It wasn't four weeks after Drew Hunter graduated from Loudoun Valley High School that the young man found himself a good job. It's a job doing something Hunter genuinely enjoys, something at which he's among the best in his class and perhaps someday the world. And when he gets his college education, his job will foot the bill.

Will Reed, a Loudoun Valley High School alum, has been dominant in his relief role for the Purcellville Cannons throughout the 2016 season.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Big crowds boost Cannons in first season in Purcellville

The Purcellville Cannons Collegiate Baseball Club's move from Charles Town, W.Va. to Loudoun County for the 2016 Valley Baseball League season has proved to be an instant hit. Playing their home games at picturesque Fireman's Field in Purcellville, the Cannons are among the league leaders in attendance with an average draw of 650 spectators per home date.

The Potomac Falls Panthers travel to Ashburn to face the Broad Run Spartans in both teams’ season opener.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

2016 Varsity Football Schedule

The wait is nearly over as the opening night of the 2016 varsity football season is less than six weeks away. Regular season play kicks off Aug. 26 with 14 of Loudoun's 15 public high schools in action. Week 1 features four games pitting Loudoun teams versus each other. John Champe hosts Woodgrove, Riverside hosts Rock Ridge, Briar Woods hosts Tuscarora and Broad Run plays host to Potomac Falls.

Western Loudoun Wolverines U19 Rugby Club players Carl Gragg, Ryan Fox, Mark Stanley, Jordan Haran, Jack Candelaria, Sean Eagen, Bryson Blaylock, Mallock Henderson and Connor Davis.—Courtesy Photo

Western Loudoun Rugby cruises to tournament title

The Western Loudoun Wolverines U19 Rugby Club won all three of its matches in a 7-a-side rugby tournament hosted by Great Falls to take home the tournament title. The Wolverines defeated the host Eagles twice in the tournament - highlighted by a 45-5 victory in the final.

Jarrett Clymer slides head first into home plate with the winning run as the Purcellville Cannons turned a 2-0 deficit into a 3-2 victory versus the New Market Rebels.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Walk-off win moves Cannons closer to final playoff spot

The Purcellville Cannons took a big step toward earning a spot in the Valley Baseball League playoffs with a walk-off win Sunday night against the New Market Rebels. Jarrett Clymer scored on a wild pitch in the home half of the 10th inning to give the Cannons a 3-2 victory in front of 795 spectators at Fireman's Field in Purcellville.

Local authors to help kids achieve sports dreams

Glory Days Live!, an organization dedicated to providing financial aid and athletic equipment to kids in need, will hold its launch event July 26, 5 to 7 p.m. at Hail Hog at One Loudoun in Ashburn. The event will include book signings by local authors, a silent auction and charity raffle.

From youth to club to high school and soon to be college, Liz Lazzaro and Hannah McShea have and will continue to spend a lot of time together on and off the soccer field.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

A special bond: McShea, Lazzaro are lifelong soccer teammates

Hannah McShea and Liz Lazzaro aren't actually each other's sisters. They just really act like it. The two recent Loudoun County High School alumnae have known each other since age 6, been teammates since age 12 and friends since becoming teammates.

Ava Jacobsen, 10, of the Ashburn Village Aqua Jets, touched the wall second in the 50-meter backstroke for girls’ ages 9-10 with a finish time of 42.47 seconds.—Times-Mirror/Bill Clare

Photos: Aqua Jets, Piranhas dive into pool for Colonial Swim League meet

The Ashburn Village Aqua Jets hosted the Broadlands Piranhas for a Colonial Swim League meet on the morning of July 9. Ashburn Village swimmers racked up 264 points, while Broadlands totaled 180 points.

Cam Serigne is receiving preseason accolades as he prepares for his redshirt junior season at Wake Forest.—Photo Courtesy/Wake Forest athletics

Former Briar Woods standout Cam Serigne among nation’s top college tight ends

Briar Woods High School graduate Cam Serigne, a redshirt junior at Wake Forest, has been named to the John Mackey Award preseason watch list. Serigne is one of 45 named to the watch list for the award that goes to the most outstanding collegiate tight end.

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Briar Woods
Falcons

Broad Run
Spartans

Dominion
Titans

Freedom
Eagles

Heritage
Pride

John Champe
Knights

Loudoun Co.
Raiders

Loudoun Valley
Vikings

Park View
Patriots

Potomac Falls
Panthers

Riverside
Rams

Rock Ridge
Phoenix

Stone Bridge
Bulldogs

Tuscarora
Huskies

Woodgrove
Wolverines



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