Tuscarora girls race to school’s first-ever state championship
The Tuscarora Huskies capped a magical season by winning the girls’ team championship at the VHSL 5A state cross-country meet.—Courtesy Photo
The five-year-old athletic department at Tuscarora High School reached a new milestone Nov. 14 when the school earned its first team state championship at the VHSL Group 5A cross-country meet, contested at Great Meadow in The Plains.
Tue., Nov. 18 | 03:47 PM
Loudoun Valley’s Hunter repeats, sets state record at 3A meet
Loudoun Valley junior Andrew Hunter breaks the tape to conclude a record-setting performance Nov. 14 at the VHSL 3A boys’ state cross-country meet.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
In 20 years of Virginia High School League state cross-country meets at Great Meadow in The Plains, no one had done what Loudoun Valley's Drew Hunter did Nov. 14.
Tue., Nov. 18 | 02:49 PM
Varsity Fall Sports Scoreboard
The Stone Bridge Bulldogs, shown here competing at the Loudoun County Public Schools Championships in October, placed second at the VHSL 5A Competition Cheer Championships Nov. 8 in Richmond. The Bulldogs capped a strong postseason that saw them win the 5A North Region championship with the runner-up finish.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Rick Wasser
Stone Bridge, Broad Run and Briar Woods high schools placed second through fourth respectively behind Group 5A champion Hickory at the VHSL State Competition Cheer Championships Nov. 8 at the Siegel Center in Richmond.
Sun., Nov. 9 | 12:01 PM
Cross-country: Conference championships results
The Tuscarora Huskies placed six runners in the top 10 individually to run away with the girls’ team title at the 5A Conference 14 cross-country meet Oct. 29 at Morven Park in Leesburg.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Loudoun Valley High School ran to boys' and girls' team titles Oct. 29 at the 3A Conference 28 cross-country championships. Broad Run boys and Tuscarora girls both won 5A Conference 14 crowns, and Heritage girls claimed the 4A Conference 21 title.
Thu., Oct. 30 | 12:50 PM
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
The 2014 varsity cross-country, golf and volleyball seasons are in full swing. Look inside for scores and submitted stats.
Thu., Oct. 23 | 10:02 AM
Loudoun runners sweep elite races at Oatlands XC Invitational
Weini Kelati of Heritage High School broke the tape first Sept. 20 in the Varsity ‘A’ girls race at the Oatlands Cross-Country Invitational. Kelati, who moved to the United States from her native Eritrea this summer, finished the race in 18 minutes, 12 seconds.—Times-Mirror/Beverly Denny
Heritage High School newcomer Weini Kelati and Loudoun Valley junior Andrew Hunter outpaced fields of approximately 400 runners to claim individual titles in the Oatlands Cross-Country Invitational elite varsity 'A' races Sept. 20 at Oatlands Plantation in Leesburg.
Tue., Sep. 23 | 03:55 PM
Conference 14 cross-country mini meet results
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.
Thu., Sep. 11 | 11:05 AM
Hunter, Mackenzie pace field at Great Meadow Invitational
Loudoun Valley High School junior Andrew Hunter stole the show Sept. 6 at the Great Meadow Invitational. Fresh off winning state titles in cross-country and track as a sophomore, Hunter ran a sub five-minute mile pace to lead a field of 247 runners in the Varsity 'A' boys race.
Tue., Sep. 9 | 01:35 PM
Former Panther standout Hardin going strong at Northern Arizona
Northern Arizona University's men's cross-country and track and field team has had an incredible year thus far. Every team needs an athlete that will put it all on the line and do the little things, while not getting a ton of publicity or recognition. For NAU, that person is fifth-year senior Josh Hardin.
Sat., May. 10 | 09:50 AM
Valley’s Hunter reigns supreme at Penn Relays
Loudoun Valley sophomore Andrew Hunter, shown here leading the pack during the 2013 VHSL state cross-country championships, won the high school boys’ 3,000-meters championship April 25 at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Greg Nash
Andrew Hunter put his name on the state map last fall when he became the first Loudoun runner to win a Virginia High School League state cross-country individual title.
Wed., Apr. 30 | 07:40 AM