BRIAR WOODS FALCONS
Thu., Feb. 23 | 07:45 AM - The Riverside Rams won the girls' team championship Feb. 18 at the Virginia High School League Group 3A state swim meet in Richmond. Briar Woods earned runner-up honors in Group 5A boys and girls, and Rock Ridge girls placed second at the Group 4A meet.
Tue., Feb. 21 | 10:44 AM - Loudoun County (girls) and Loudoun Valley (boys) advanced to the 4A West Region basketball tournament semifinals following quarterfinal round victories Monday night. Briar Woods (girls) and Stone Bridge (boys) won 5A North Region first-round games Monday. Amani Rascoe became Briar Woods' career scoring leader in a 63-51 victory versus Stafford.
Mon., Feb. 20 | 02:12 PM - Broad Run senior Anthony Cooper and Tuscarora junior Kennedy Middleton garnered Player of the Year honors on the All-Conference 14 basketball team. Jeff Hawes of Potomac Falls and Michael Newkirk of Tuscarora earned Coach of the Year honors.
Mon., Feb. 20 | 11:45 AM - Riverside High School won the girls' team championship at the Virginia High School League Group 3A State Swimming Championships on Saturday in Richmond. Several Loudoun student-athletes won individual swimming, wrestling and gymnastics championships at the state level.
Mon., Feb. 20 | 09:50 AM - As the Tuscarora Huskies girls' basketball team grouped together for postgame photos Feb. 17, posing inside their own gymnasium with their newly won Conference 14 tournament championship, head coach Michael Newkirk held three fingers in the air.
Thu., Feb. 9 | 10:52 AM - Freedom High School junior Sydney Wrighte placed first in all four individual events at the 5A North Region State Qualifier Gymnastics Meet to help the Eagles qualify as a team for the VHSL State Gymnastics Meet. Wrighte topped the all-around standings with an overall score of 39.25 at the qualifier meet, contested Feb. 8 at Park View High School in Sterling.
Tue., Feb. 7 | 02:20 PM - Wrestlers from Briar Woods, Broad Run, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge and Tuscarora high schools took the mat Feb. 4 for the Group 5A Conference 14 Wrestling Championships at Rock Ridge High School. Broad Run won the team title with 263 points. Stone Bridge placed second with 189 points, followed by Tuscarora (178), Briar Woods (146) and Potomac Falls (134).
Mon., Feb. 6 | 09:30 AM - Briar Woods High School senior guard Amani Rascoe netted her 1,000th career point Feb. 3 during a Conference 14 girls' basketball game versus Tuscarora. Rascoe scored 16 points in the game to reach the milestone.
Sun., Feb. 5 | 11:20 AM - Varsity wrestling teams from all 15 Loudoun County public high schools competed Saturday in one of five conference tournaments. The Broad Run Spartans won the Conference 14 team title and the Rock Ridge Phoenix claimed the Conference 21-East team crown.
Fri., Feb. 3 | 10:20 AM - Briar Woods High School athletic director Jerry Carter issued a release Thursday night stating that head varsity football coach Charlie Pierce is taking a leave of absence from coaching for the 2017 season. Pierce has guided the Falcons' football program since the school opened in 2005, winning three state championships along the way.
Wed., Feb. 1 | 03:15 PM - Flips, tumbles and acrobatics were on display Jan. 31 inside Stone Bridge High School's gymnasium. While each of the five teams competing in the Conference 14 gymnastics meet gave their all, it was Tuscarora winning the team title for the second year in a row. The Huskies edged out runner-up Potomac Falls by seven points.
Mon., Jan. 30 | 10:15 AM - Briar Woods enjoyed a memorable afternoon Saturday at Claude Moore Recreation Center in Sterling as both the Falcon boys' and girls' teams placed first in the Conference 14 Swim Championships for a second straight year. The Falcons racked up 567 points in boys' events and 498 points in girls' events to pace the field by more than 100 points in both competitions.
Fri., Jan. 27 | 01:08 PM - Heritage outlasted Loudoun Valley 63-60 in varsity boys' basketball Thursday night to hand the Vikings their first loss of the season. The Pride also prevailed against the Vikings in varsity girls' basketball. In more basketball action, Camryn Fagan, Sophia Coates and Jordan Wick each scored in double figures to lead Woodgrove's girls past Dominion.
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.
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.
Photos: Tuscarora vs. Wakefield girls’ basketball Potomac slips past Potomac Falls in match-up of Panthers More Basketball
Briar Woods football coach Pierce to take leave of absence Park View accepting applications for head football coach More Football
Riverside wins state title; 10 swimmers, four relay teams reign supreme Loudoun varsity athletes rack up state titles More Swimming
Best in state: Freedom’s Wrighte wins all-around title Loudoun varsity athletes rack up state titles More Gymnastics
Broad Run’s Buck signs with Holy Cross baseball Tuscarora appoints Shain to guide baseball program More Baseball
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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