Spotlight Athlete: Loudoun County senior Patrick Joseph
Loudoun County senior Patrick Joseph, shown here after crossing the finish line first in the 800-meter run at the 2012 Virginia AA State Track and Field championships, is poised for another strong postseason this spring.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Ryan Freeland
In his four years with the Loudoun County High School cross-country and track and field teams, senior Patrick Joseph has become the man to beat. Last year, Joseph took home state titles in both the 800- and 1,600-meter runs and in 2011 was a member of the state champion 3,200-meter relay team.
Wed., May. 8 | 08:31 AM
County’s Joseph runs to state runner-up finish
Loudoun County senior Patrick Joseph concluded his illustrious high school cross-country career with a runner-up finish at the Virginia AA state meet Nov. 10.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Alanna Dvorak
For Loudoun County High School's Patrick Joseph, standing on the podium at the Virginia AA state cross-country meet in The Plains on Nov. 10 wasn't just about receiving a second-place medal, it was about marking the end of a successful high school career.
Wed., Nov. 14 | 09:09 AM
Joseph claims first region crown; Tuscarora girls win team title
Loudoun County High School senior Patrick Joseph, shown here at the Great Meadow Invitational in August, won the boys title at the Region II cross-country meet Nov. 1 in Leesburg.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
With the finish line in sight and a favorable first-place lead at the Region II cross-country meet, Loudoun County High School senior Patrick Joseph’s face displayed physical agony.
Tue., Nov. 6 | 09:44 AM
Varsity Rewind: Fall sports
Freedom, Heritage, Loudoun County and Potomac Falls won volleyball matches Oct. 25 on the final night of the regular season. Look inside for submitted volleyball, cross-country and golf recaps.
Sat., Oct. 27 | 11:14 AM
Deffer’s dedication leads to her first district title
Briar Woods senior Jackie Deffer digs through the Oatlands Plantation course during the Dulles District meet in Leesburg. Deffer finished in 19 minutes and 49 seconds to capture her first district title.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Beverly Denny
The Potomac Falls Panthers boys and the Tuscarora Huskies girls won team championships at the 2012 Dulles District cross-country meet. Patrick Joseph of Loudoun County and Jackie Deffer of Briar Woods claimed top individual honors. Look inside for stories on the Dulles District and Cedar Run District meets, as well as results and links to photo galleries from both events.
Tue., Oct. 23 | 11:06 AM
Tales of the Misfit Athlete: Zombies just want to have fun
I always thought that if a zombie apocalypse took place, I’d be well-prepared. I watch George Romero movies, read World War Z and can do the dance from Michael Jackson’s Thriller with accuracy.
Tue., Oct. 16 | 12:27 PM
Tuscarora boys, girls sweep cross-country quad meet
Tuscarora High School's boys and girls cross-country teams both won all three of their matchups in a Dulles District quad meet that included Briar Woods, Woodgrove and first-year John Champe Oct. 3 in Leesburg.
Thu., Oct. 4 | 08:32 AM
Huskies, Bulldogs show best in elite races at Oatlands Invitational
Tuscarora placed fourth among 38 teams in the girls Varsity A race at the Oatlands Invitational Sept. 21 in Leesburg. The girls, from left: Natalie Rosas, Courtney Walker, Lori Kostka, Raiya Al-Nsour, Kelly Riley, Jannen Hermann, Colleen Heberle and Anna Wasko.—Times-Mirror Photo/Scott Shepherd
The Tuscarora High School girls cross-country team proved once again why they are an emerging force in the Dulles District, placing fourth out of 38 teams in the elite Varsity A race at the Oatlands Invitational on Sept. 22 in Leesburg.
Wed., Sep. 26 | 05:44 AM
LCHS senior Joseph commits to run for Virginia Tech
Loudoun County High School senior Patrick Joseph, seen here at the 2011 Dulles District Cross Country championships, will run both cross country and track for the Virginia Tech Hokies.—Times Mirror File Photo/Beverly Denny
Loudoun County High School standout Patrick Joseph has committed to continue his cross-country and track career at Virginia Tech.
Tue., Sep. 11 | 12:34 PM
Keeping pace with Sarah Dillistin
Potomac Falls junior Sarah Dillistin, who placed 13th at the Virginia AA state meet last year, is aiming for another strong season for her and the Panthers.—Times-Mirror Photo/Jonathan Taylor
Potomac Falls High School junior Sarah Dillistin enjoyed a breakout cross-country season last year. After crossing the finish line first in the Dulles District meet, Dillistin placed third in the region and 13th in the state.
Wed., Sep. 5 | 06:59 AM