BRIAR WOODS FALCONS
Sun., Jan. 15 | 09:43 AM - Trailing host Briar Woods by as many as six points in the first quarter, Potomac Falls used a 9-4 run to close the first half to take a one-point lead into the locker room. That momentum continued in the second half as the Panthers pulled away for an 83-65 victory Friday night in Ashburn. Potomac Falls (7-6) outscored Briar Woods 46-29 in the second half to even its Conference 14 record at 1-1.
Fri., Jan. 13 | 11:10 AM - The Loudoun County Raiders defeated the Riverside Rams 68-37 in varsity girls' basketball Thursday night. The Raiders have won 13 straight games and are currently 14-1 overall. Look inside for scores and submitted recaps from varsity basketball, gymnastics, swimming and wrestling.
Thu., Jan. 12 | 09:45 AM - A pair of national champions were recently crowned in college football, and the rosters of both winning teams include area players. Briar Woods, Dominion, Heritage, Loudoun County and Stone Bridge high schools were each represented.
Wed., Jan. 11 | 12:21 PM - For more than a decade, the Park View Glory Days Gymnastics Invitational has served as a mid-season barometer for high school gymnasts around Loudoun and throughout Virginia, testing their skills against the sort of competition they'll see in the postseason, a few weeks hence. For the first time in almost a decade, the host Patriots laid claim to a first-place trophy - placing atop the Blue division.
Thu., Jan. 5 | 07:27 PM - James Madison University will square off with Youngstown State in the NCAA Division I FCS championship game Saturday in Texas. The Dukes' roster includes eight players - Adeeb Atariwa, Justin Bethea, Ryan Horner, Lawton Riggs, Brett Siegel, Grant Westbrook, Matt Wolcott and Richard Xu - from Loudoun County.
Thu., Jan. 5 | 08:54 AM - Loudoun County public high schools have combined for 111 Virginia High School League state championships in team sports. Broad Run, which opened in 1969, owns the most state championships with 17.
Tue., Jan. 3 | 01:35 PM - Christopher Newport University soccer players Jimmy Grace (Briar Woods) and Victoria Perry (Woodgrove) each earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division III All-American honors in 2016.
Wed., Dec. 28 | 10:19 AM - Briar Woods High School recently held a signing ceremony for a pair of student-athletes who will continue their volleyball careers in college. Logan Manusky will play NCAA Division I volleyball at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Maria Gonzalez will take her volleyball skills to The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
Tue., Dec. 20 | 08:00 AM - For the Eagles of Freedom High School, the road to the state tournament begins at home. With 11 top-six finishers, Freedom captured the team title at the Loudoun County Public Schools Wrestling Championships held Dec. 16-17 at Rock Ridge High School in Ashburn, defending last year's countywide title which propelled five Eagles to top-six finishes in the state meet.
Sun., Dec. 18 | 12:15 PM - Briar Woods, Broad Run, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge and Tuscarora high schools are represented on the 2016 Virginia High School League Group 5A All-State football team. Highland Springs senior Juwan Carter (offense) and L.C. Bird senior Rayshard Ashby (defense) were selected as Players of the Year.
Mon., Dec. 12 | 06:10 PM - Loudoun County high schools have played in 18 state championship games in football. Stone Bridge has advanced to the state final seven times, followed by four appearances each by Briar Woods and Park View. Briar Woods (three) and Broad Run (two) have won multiple state titles.
Tue., Dec. 6 | 03:37 PM - A trio of Briar Woods High School student-athletes will continue their softball careers in college. Amanda Nee will take her softball skills to the University of Maine, Alyssa Lavine will play softball at Howard University in Washington, D.C. and Michelle Sullivan will take the diamond for James Madison University in Harrisonburg.
Tue., Nov. 29 | 02:26 PM - Penn State sophomore quarterback Trace McSorley has earned his first Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week award after his impressive performance Nov. 26 versus Michigan State. McSorley, a Briar Woods High School alum, completed 17 of 23 passes for 376 yards and four touchdowns in a 45-12 win.
Tue., Nov. 22 | 09:38 AM - In the Virginia High School League's Group 5A volleyball championship, held Nov. 19 at the Siegel Center in Richmond, the Briar Woods Falcons went down in straight sets to a Princess Anne team with the firepower to claim its first state title in the sport. The Falcons (23-3) were denied a second state tourney trophy to accompany the one they won in 2014, when they defeated Princess Anne in a five-set come-from-behind thriller.
Sun., Nov. 20 | 08:42 AM - Loudoun County High School defeated Jamestown in four sets, 17-25, 25-20, 25-22, 25-17, to win the Virginia 4A state volleyball championship Saturday at the Siegel Center in Richmond. The Raiders have now won a VHSL record five consecutive state titles and nine in the last 10 seasons.
Potomac Falls pulls away from Briar Woods in second half Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind: Jan. 6-12 events More Basketball
Football: Three local athletes to play in International Bowl Updated: Ten area athletes on national champion football teams More Football
Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind: Jan. 6-12 events Freedom earns county bragging rights on the mat More Wrestling
Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind: Jan. 6-12 events Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind: Dec. 7-10 events More Swimming
Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind: Jan. 6-12 events Patriots, Wolverines rise to top at Glory Days Gymnastics Invitational More Gymnastics
Broad Run’s Buck signs with Holy Cross baseball Tuscarora appoints Shain to guide baseball program More Baseball
Woodgrove’s Kaur to showcase track and field skills at GMU McBarnette rises above field at USA Masters Games More Track
Rock Ridge’s Yoon to tee it up for Cavaliers Three area golfers place in top 20 at Girls Open Championship More Golf
Valley’s Marc Hunter selected as state’s top cross-country coach Morris, Vikings lead pack at VHSL State Cross-Country Championships More Cross Country
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