Sat., Jul. 30 | 10:00 AM - The well-manicured diamond of Purcellville's Fireman's Field is about to become a stepping stone. Eight teams of ambitious young men from six states will soon descend upon Loudoun's iconic baseball grounds for the American Legion's Mid-Atlantic Baseball Tournament - and the shot at the World Series it offers.
Thu., Jul. 28 | 07:52 PM - Thanks to a strong close to the regular season, the Purcellville Cannons have secured a spot in the Valley Baseball League playoffs. The Cannons earned the No. 4 seed in the North Division and will square off against No. 1 seed and reigning VBL champion Strasburg.
Wed., Jul. 27 | 09:40 AM - With a five-run outburst in the third followed by four more in the sixth, the Ashburn Knights of Post 2001 knocked off defending District 16 champ Post 21 Winchester 11-7 to win the American Legion District 16 tournament July 23 at Stone Bridge High School.
Sun., Jul. 24 | 09:45 AM - The 2016 Husky Baseball Golf Classic is Aug. 8 at River Creek Golf Club in Leesburg. Registration is open to individuals and foursomes and sponsorships are available.
Thu., Jul. 21 | 04:08 PM - 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.
Thu., Jul. 21 | 03:15 PM - 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.
Wed., Jul. 20 | 03:18 PM - 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.
Mon., Jul. 18 | 11:19 AM - 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.
Wed., Jul. 6 | 02:12 PM - From Heritage High School to the biggest stage of college baseball. Sophomore righty Zack Hopeck started game one of the 2016 College World Series finals for the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. Three days later, Hopeck and his Coastal Carolina teammates were hoisting the championship trophy.
Wed., Jul. 6 | 11:49 AM - After his Post 34 Leesburg Rangers team fell for the second time this season to the Post 2001 Ashburn Knights, Rangers manager Daniel Gershen was asked if a rivalry exists between the two local squads. As Gershen prepared to answer, Rangers second baseman Jack Howard, standing behind collecting his gear, stood up and shook his head in agreement feverishly.
Mon., Jul. 4 | 09:05 AM - Briar Woods third baseman Nathan Davis has earned first-team honors on the 2016 Virginia High School League Group 5A All-State baseball team. Lawton Riggs and Dave Mocabee of Stone Bridge, and Michael Ludowig of Briar Woods received second-team honors.
Wed., Jun. 29 | 12:44 PM - On a night where big innings were the name of the game, the Post 2001 Ashburn Knights produced a pair of big innings, which pushed the host Knights to a 14-10 win over the Post 34 Leesburg Rangers in American Legion baseball action Tuesday at Stone Bridge High School.
Tue., Jun. 28 | 09:40 AM - Loudoun Valley senior catcher Hunter Gore and Loudoun County sophomore utility Will Schroeder garnered first-team honors on the Virginia High School League Group 4A All-State baseball team. Woodgrove's Austin Rader and Loudoun Valley's Kurtis Meyer and Logan Cooper were each selected on the second team.
Fri., Jun. 17 | 11:41 AM - Tuscarora High School's baseball program recently celebrated four seniors who will continue their baseball careers in college. Joey Skov, Noah Lacy, Cole Gabriele and Brent Breeden will each play on the diamond at the next level.
Sun., Jun. 5 | 02:45 PM - The announced attendance at Fireman's Field was just shy of 700, though the crowd's enthusiasm at the Purcellville Cannons Collegiate Baseball Club's debut made it sound like significantly more. On a humid June 3 evening, the 119-year-old Valley Baseball League played on Purcellville's historic baseball grounds for the first time ever, giving the home fans plenty of reason to cheer.
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