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The Loudoun County Raiders are Conference 21-B baseball tournament champions.—Times-Mirror/Jason S. Rufner

Raiders win Leesburg showdown to wear conference baseball crown

After five and a half innings of an emotional seesaw of a ballgame, a three-run sixth decided matters in the Loudoun County Raiders' 7-5 home victory May 24 against crosstown rival Heritage for the Conference 21-B baseball tournament championship.

From left, Bradley Lau and Michael Zubovich will continue their baseball careers in college.—Courtesy Photo

Freedom baseball aces set for next level

Freedom High School seniors Bradley Lau and Michael Zubovich have both committed to play baseball in college. Lau will play at Penn State Altoona in Pennsylvania and Zubovich is headed to Randolph-Macon College in Ashland.

The Briar Woods Falcons are 2016 Conference 14 baseball tournament champions.—Photo Courtesy/Don Ventrice

Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind: May 18-20 postseason games

Broad Run boys and Tuscarora girls won Conference 14 soccer tournament championship games Friday night. The match-ups are set for Conference 21-B and Conference 22 tournament championship games, scheduled for Tuesday evening.

Senior outfielder Sam White prepares to slide safely into home plate during Loudoun Valley’s 5-2 home victory against Woodgrove May 16 in Purcellville.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Senior-laden Loudoun Valley enters postseason on a roll

TJ Holdredge drove in three runs and scored another to help lead Loudoun Valley past Woodgrove in a 5-2 victory May 16 in a varsity baseball showdown of Purcellville schools. Holdredge produced a two-run single and a run scored in a four-run third inning for the Vikings in the win. He also opened the scoring with a single in the first inning that brought home Trey McDyre from third.
Conor Mullee

Broad Run alum Conor Mullee makes MLB debut

From the diamond at Broad Run High School to the highest level of professional baseball. Conor Mullee made his Major League Baseball debut May 16 as a relief pitcher for the New York Yankees.

Big late inning gives Stone Bridge a key conference win

On a Friday the 13th varsity baseball showdown in Leesburg, luck only had a little to do with the Stone Bridge High School's 9-2 victory against host Tuscarora.

Stone Bridge moved to 12-0 this season following a 20-4 victory against John Champe.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun’s Varsity Spring Sports Rewind: April 25-May 3 games

Tuscarora defeated Broad Run 6-4 on the baseball diamond Tuesday night to improve to 12-4 overall and 3-2 in Conference 14 play. Senior Bryce Pearson earned the pitching win for the Huskies. Look inside for scores and submitted recaps from baseball, lacrosse, soccer, softball and tennis.

Seniors Gino Ventrice, left, and Dylan Counts stand side-by-side in the Briar Woods’ dugout to form the No. 15 in honor of Gavin Rupp.—Photo Courtesy/Don Ventrice

Briar Woods doubles up Stone Bridge in “Batter Up for Rupp” game

Gavin Rupp would have loved a night like the one April 22 at Briar Woods High School. He would have loved to have been playing alongside many of his closest friends, playing at his favorite position of shortstop donned from head to toe in a No. 15 Falcons uniform. He would have certainly loved the final result, too.

Potomac Nationals mascot Uncle Slam shakes hands with players during Central Loudoun Little League’s opening ceremony.—Photo Courtesy/Carol Taylor

CLLL celebrates the start of Little League season

Central Loudoun Little League held its Opening Ceremony to celebrate the beginning of the spring season April 9 at Riverside High School in Leesburg. Leesburg Mayor Dave Butler kicked off the festivities and former Major League Baseball pitcher Shawn Camp delivered the keynote address.

In diamond duel, Potomac Falls edges Dominion

The ball rocketed up the middle of the diamond, speeding toward center field as Dominion's potential tying run came motoring home. But Potomac Falls second baseman Tyler Cowden beat the ball to the spot, flagging it down with a running backhand stab. He decelerated, whirled and threw to first for the out, ending the fifth inning with the score still at 6-5.

Tuscarora baseball heats up during spring break

The Tuscarora Huskies made the most of their trip to Myrtle Beach during spring break. The Huskies won all three of their games by a combined score of 32-7 to move to 4-0 on the season.

Loudoun Valley sophomore Logan Cooper slides safely into home with one of the Vikings’ 16 runs in a five-inning win versus host Broad Run.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun Valley shines in opener after Broad Run honors 1991 state title team

Before it could take the field at Liberty University for the 2015 Virginia Group 3A state championship game, Loudoun Valley had to wait its turn. So the Vikings watched. And waited. And maybe even let their own minds wonder a bit, too, as they took in the 4A state title game being played before them in Lynchburg.

Heritage recognizes its college-bound athletes

Heritage High School held a college signing ceremony Feb. 4 for six student-athletes - Brandon Keiper, Chad Koehler, Carrie Lee, Cole Miller, Courtney Shea and Kaly Winslow - set to play college athletics.

Purcellville Cannons seek host families for summer season

The Cannons of the Valley Baseball League will play its first season in Purcellville this summer. The Purcellville Cannons seek host families for its roster of collegiate players.

Adams catches on with Old Dominion

Devon Adams of Paul VI Catholic High School in Fairfax has signed his letter of intent to play baseball at Old Dominion University in Norfolk.


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