Falcons top Panthers in four sets to push win streak to 15
Fri., Oct. 24 | 10:15 AM - The Briar Woods Falcons overcame a first-set loss Oct. 23 to defeat the Potomac Falls Panthers on the road in four sets (22-25, 25-17, 25-22, 25-18), running their winning streak to 15 consecutive matches.
Falcon captain reflects on start, looks ahead to remainder of season
Briar Woods High School football captain Brady Scott, No. 32, rejoices with teammates after the Falcons won a 2013 playoff game.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Chuck Moore
Thu., Oct. 23 | 12:51 PM - The Briar Woods Falcons' only loss through seven games this season came in the second week against a good, but not great Colonial Forge squad that is currently 4-3. “In retrospect, I think before that loss we felt we were on a different level than the competition,” Falcon second-year captain Brady Scott noted.
Varsity Fall Sports Rewind
Loudoun County High School libero Emily Solis prepares for a dig during a recent match. Solis and the Raiders won four of five matches Oct. 10-11 at the Tournament of Champions in Roanoke.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Thu., Oct. 23 | 10:02 AM - The 2014 varsity cross-country, golf and volleyball seasons are in full swing. Look inside for scores and submitted stats.
Falcons slip past Spartans in Potomac District showdown
Mon., Oct. 20 | 09:51 PM - Briar Woods High School junior Josh Thomas had exactly zero carries in the first three quarters of an Oct. 17 contest against host Broad Run.
Varsity Football Standings
Sun., Oct. 19 | 10:30 AM - Nine of Loudoun's 13 varsity football teams are above .500 through eight weeks of the 2014 season. Tuscarora (8-0) sits atop the list, while Briar Woods and Loudoun Valley are each 6-1.
A numerical look at Week 8 football games
Thu., Oct. 16 | 01:49 PM - The eighth week of the varsity football season includes seven games involving Loudoun teams. Broad Run, Loudoun Valley, Woodgrove, Park View, John Champe and Potomac Falls will host games.
Huskies cheer, dance to LCPS championship
Tuscarora High School cheered to the team championship at the 2014 Loudoun County Public Schools Competitive Cheer Championship Oct. 8 at Rock Ridge High School in Ashburn.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., Oct. 14 | 11:30 AM - With a complex, high-energy three-minute routine featuring a double shot of musical dance sandwiching a minute of cheers and chants, the Tuscarora Huskies won this year's Loudoun County Public Schools Competitive Cheer Championship, held Oct. 8 at Rock Ridge High School in Ashburn.
Falcons overcome slow start, pull away from Wolverines
Briar Woods High School running back Dillon Blevins made the most of an opportunity to see extended playing time Sept. 26 against Woodgrove. Blevins racked up 211 yards and a touchdown on 31 carries.—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore
Tue., Sep. 30 | 08:28 AM - The Woodgrove Wolverines jumped out to an aggressive defensive start against host Briar Woods, but were eventually worn down by the Falcons' impressive offensive performance in their Sept. 26 match-up.
A numerical look at Week 5 football games
The Tuscarora Huskies have outscored their opponents 163-42 in winning their first four games this season. The Huskies host Heritage Sept. 26 in a matchup of Leesburg schools.—File Photo/Randy Litzinger
Thu., Sep. 25 | 04:23 PM - The fifth week of the varsity football season includes seven games involving Loudoun teams. Briar Woods, Freedom, John Champe, Potomac Falls and Tuscarora will host games.
Hard work has paid off for Briar Woods lineman
Senior guard Jon Hirsch is in his third year on Briar Woods High School’s varsity football team. Falcon coach Charlie Pierce says of Hirsch, “He’s one of the best offensive linemen in the area and it’s all because he did the work. I have a lot of respect for him.”—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore
Wed., Sep. 24 | 08:35 AM - When boys dream about playing football in high school and college they envision themselves throwing the big pass, making the impossible catch or eluding and running over would-be tacklers en route to the winning touchdown.
Falcons overtake Raiders with second-half stampede
The Briar Woods Falcons rejoice after Darrell Ramey returned an interception 30 yards for the final touchdown in a 52-14 win against Loudoun County.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., Sep. 16 | 01:32 PM - Going into halftime with just a 17-14 lead against Loudoun County, Briar Woods' coach Charlie Pierce challenged his team.
Varsity Football Scoreboard: Week 3
Sat., Sep. 13 | 08:26 PM - Briar Woods, Broad Run, Dominion, John Champe, Stone Bridge and Tuscarora were victorious Sept. 12 in the third week of the varsity football season. Broad Run, John Champe and Tuscarora remain undefeated.
Conference 14 cross-country mini meet results
Thu., Sep. 11 | 11:05 AM - The Broad Run Spartans won the boys' title and the Tuscarora Huskies claimed the girls' crown at the Virginia 5A Conference 14 cross-country mini meet Sept. 10 at Oatlands Plantation.
Varsity Football Scoreboard: Week 1
Sun., Aug. 31 | 11:40 AM - The 2014 varsity football season kicked off Friday night with 11 Loudoun schools in action. Briar Woods, Broad Run, Heritage, John Champe, Loudoun County, Potomac Falls, Tuscarora and Woodgrove each opened their season with victories.
2014 Football Preview: Briar Woods Falcons
Tue., Aug. 26 | 11:00 PM - For the first time in a long time, the Briar Woods Falcons are preparing for their upcoming season not as the defending state champion. A heartbreaking 35-28 loss to L.C. Bird in the VHSL 5A state final ended a truly magnificent stretch for the Falcons, as they had won three straight championship rings from 2010-12.
2014 Varsity Volleyball Schedule
Mon., Aug. 25 | 09:05 AM - The varsity volleyball season tips off Aug. 25 for Loudoun public schools with four matches. Heritage hosts Stone Bridge in the featured match of the evening.
Gasser to coach Briar Woods lacrosse
Tue., Aug. 19 | 02:50 PM - Briar Woods High School has hired Don Gasser to the position of head varsity girls lacrosse coach.
Raiders win team title, Falcons’ Corlett is top individual at Loudoun Golf Championship
Loudoun County golf coach Jon Signorelli reviews scores with Jake Cunningham during the Loudoun County Golf Championships Aug. 13 at Algonkian Golf Course in Sterling. Cunningham and Parker Graham led the Raiders with rounds of 74.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Rick Wasser
Fri., Aug. 15 | 12:01 PM - Four Loudoun County High School golfers shot in the 70s to lead the Raiders to the team title at the Loudoun County Golf Championship Aug. 13 at Algonkian Golf Course in Sterling. Joey Corlett of runner-up Briar Woods was low medalist with a 2-under par round of 70.
State Champions: 10 Loudoun schools have combined to win 80 titles
Sun., Aug. 3 | 11:20 AM - Loudoun County public high schools have won 80 Virginia High School League championships in team sports. Broad Run, which opened in 1969, owns the most state championships with 15.
2014 varsity football season is fast approaching
Potomac Falls High School wide receiver Wanya Allen heads upfield after catching a pass during a 2013 game against Sterling rival Dominion. The teams will face each other to open and close the 2014 regular season after splitting two games last fall.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Doug Stroud
Tue., Jul. 15 | 03:45 PM - Forty-six days. With the Virginia High School League recently releasing the 2014 master football schedule, the countdown is on until the season kicks off Aug. 29.