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Park View’s Leckemby to take diamond at Charleston

Park View High School Class of 2015 graduate Jason Leckemby recently signed his letter of intent to attend and play baseball at the University of Charleston in West Virginia.

Following a dominant junior season at the College of Charleston, Taylor Clarke proved to be a hot commodity in the 2015 Major League Baseball draft.—Photo Courtesy/College of Charleston athletics

Ashburn native takes aim at MLB career

The month of June in the year 2015 will always be remembered by Broad Run High School alumnus Taylor Clarke as the time his life was forever changed. His drafting on June 9 by Major League Baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks - and the healthy signing bonus that came with that selection - would be enough to alter the course of Clarke's events.

Group of Wolverines ready to excel at next level

Woodgrove High School held a signing ceremony May 28 to honor five-student athletes who will continue their athletic careers at the next level.

VHSL Group 4A All-State baseball team

Matt Gilson of Woodgrove High School was a first-team selection at third base on the Virginia High School League Group 4A baseball team.

VHSL Group 3A All-State baseball team

Loudoun Valley High School senior pitcher Jack DeGroat has been selected as the Player of the Year on the Virginia High School League Group 3A baseball team.

The Stone Bridge Bulldogs proudly display their VHSL 5A state baseball championship trophy after defeating Marshall 9-4 on June 13 in Fairfax. Stone Bridge won its first state title in the final game for longtime coach Sam Plank.—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore

5A baseball: Bulldogs send Plank out on top

Wanting to keep his distance, Stone Bridge High School baseball coach Sam Plank chose to watch rather than join the moment on the field with his players. The Bulldogs had just won the VHSL 5A state championship for the first time in school history, but Plank wasn’t about to take any glory away from his players.

Loudoun Valley junior Kurtis Meyer looks toward first base after recording an out at second base.—Times-Mirror/Jeff Vennitti

3A baseball: Impressive Viking rally foiled by Rams’ homer in seventh

A spirited comeback and three scoreless innings of relief by senior Andrew Lohr placed Loudoun Valley on the verge of repeating as VHSL 3A state baseball champions June 13 at Liberty University in Lynchburg. Trailing Lafayette 4-0 after three innings, the Vikings broke the shutout with a solo run in the fourth, then added three more runs in the fifth to pull even.

VHSL state playoffs scores and schedule

Broad Run (5A girls' soccer), Loudoun County (4A girls' soccer), Loudoun Valley (4A boys' lacrosse), Stone Bridge (5A baseball, boys' lacrosse, girls' lacrosse) and Woodgrove (4A girls' lacrosse) won Virginia High School League state championships Saturday.

Varsity Rewind: Postseason scores and schedule

Five Loudoun lacrosse teams have advanced to VHSL state championship games. Loudoun Valley (boys), Potomac Falls (girls), Stone Bridge (boys, girls) and Woodgrove (girls) will play for state titles Saturday. State semifinal games for baseball, soccer and softball are scheduled for Friday.

Spartan alum Clarke goes to Diamondbacks in third round of MLB draft

Broad Run High School alum Taylor Clarke did not have to wait long June 9 to hear his name called on the second day of the 2015 Major League Baseball draft. The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Clarke with the first pick of the third round (76th overall).

Aldie Senators to play home opener Friday

The Aldie Senators will begin the 2015 Valley Baseball League season June 5 against the Front Royal Cardinals at John Champe High School.

All-Conference 21 baseball team

Rusty Smith shares Coach of the Year honors on the 2015 All-Conference 21 baseball team after guiding Woodgrove High School to a conference championship in his first season at the helm.

The Loudoun Valley Vikings broke out offensively and received another stellar performance from junior pitcher Justin Ager to defeat John Champe 9-2 in the Conference 28 baseball tournament final.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

Loudoun Valley finds its groove at the plate in conference title game

Hunter Gore stepped to the plate in the first inning of the Conference 28 tournament championship game with his walk-up music "This Is How We Roll" playing. Gore proceeded to show how he rolls on the baseball diamond.

Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 24th round of the 2010 MLB draft, Conor Mullee is currently pitching for the Trenton Thunder in Double-A ball.—Photo Courtesy/New York Yankees

Spartan baseball alums making waves at the next level

Broad Run High School Class of 2006 graduate Conor Mullee was recently promoted from the Single-A Tampa Yankees to the Double-A Trenton Thunder. Mullee is a right-handed pitcher in the New York Yankees organization.

Stone Bridge junior pitcher Lawton Riggs underhands a throw to first base after fielding a bunt against Briar Woods. Riggs allowed one run over six innings to pick up his fourth win of the season.—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore

Stone Bridge closes in on regional bid with 3-1 win over Briar Woods

Six strong innings from Lawton Riggs and a pair of bases loaded walks in the fourth inning proved to be enough for Stone Bridge to move a step closer to a regional tournament bid with a 3-1 home victory against Briar Woods on May 8 in Ashburn.



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