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 | 01:45 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.
Huskies mourn coach’s sudden loss
Tue., Jul. 8 | 12:05 PM - Adam Fortune, one of the area's most tenured and respected high school football coaches, died July 7 of cardiomyopathy due to an enlarged heart. He was 37.
Registration underway for Spartan Women’s Training Camp
Sat., Jul. 5 | 08:00 AM - From mothers to grandmothers to aunts, women with kids who play football for Broad Run High School are being recruited for the second annual Spartan Women's Training Camp.
Lower Loudoun Football to host Family Fun Day
Thu., Jul. 3 | 01:18 PM - The Lower Louodun Boys' Football League will hold a Family Fun Day July 12 for its players, cheerleaders and parents.
Triple threat: Pride athletes make college commitments
Thu., Jun. 5 | 11:45 AM - Heritage High School recently held a ceremony to honor three student-athletes who have committed to continue their athletic careers in college.
Virginia Xtreme to hold open tryouts
Mon., Jun. 2 | 11:09 AM - The Virginia Xtreme youth flag football organization will hold open tryouts for 10U, 12U and 14U players June 7 from 6-8 p.m. at Evergreen Sportsplex in Leesburg.
Park View pair to play college football
Tue., May. 27 | 08:16 AM - Park View High School senior student-athletes Isam Shaban, left, and Micah Hotz will continue their football careers in college.
Redskins sign Pride alum Madison
Ross Madison, shown here playing in a 2007 game for the Heritage Pride, has inked a deal with Washington as an undrafted free agent.—Times-Mirror File Photo/AJ McLean
Tue., May. 20 | 03:56 PM - Heritage High School alum Ross Madison has signed a free-agent contract with the Washington Redskins. Madison signed with the team after impressing during rookie minicamp May 16-17.
Heritage football stats
Thu., Oct. 31 | 10:55 AM - The Heritage Pride are 1-7 through the first eight games of the 2013 season. Look inside for player stats.
Spartans’ Davis nominated for All-American game
Chuck Davis, shown here with the ball in a game against Briar Woods, is one of 400 high school players nominated for the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Chuck Moore
Tue., Apr. 29 | 03:23 PM - Broad Run High School junior Chuck Davis has been nominated to play in the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.
Five more Falcons set to play college football
Briar Woods seniors, seated from left, Christian Campbell, Chris Larco, Tristan Miller, BJ Hinson and Matt Wolcott will continue their football careers in college.—Photo Courtesy/Chuck Moore, randomsnapsphotography.com
Thu., Apr. 24 | 03:02 PM - Briar Woods High School recently held a signing ceremony for five members of its football program moving on to play in college.
Dominion’s Smith taking football skills to Clemson
Dominion High School linebacker/running back Chad Smith, shown here rushing for a touchdown during a 2013 game against Potomac Falls, has one season left with the Titans before moving on to the Atlantic Coast Conference.—Times-Mirror Photo/Doug Stroud
Wed., Apr. 23 | 06:20 AM - Chad Smith is going to be a Tiger, but he will always be a Titan. The 6-foot-4 All-American outside linebacker, a rising senior whom Dominion High School coach Karl Buckwalter calls "the most instinctive football player I've ever been privileged to coach," announced April 10 he will accept a scholarship offer to play football at Clemson University.
‘Draft Day’ movie takes players back in time
Sun., Apr. 6 | 09:55 AM - Current and former Washington Redskins players had a chance to reflect on a special day as the team presented a private screening of the movie "Draft Day" for premium season ticket holders, suite owners and team personnel April 2 at Regal Fox Stadium 16 & IMAX in Brambleton Plaza.
Briar Woods’ Polk makes football commitment to Penn State
Junior wide receiver Brandon Polk has elected to take his game-breaking skills to Penn State. Polk received scholarship offers from 10 Division I programs.—Times-Mirror Photo/Chuck Moore
Tue., Apr. 1 | 10:26 AM - Briar Woods High School junior wide receiver Brandon Polk has verbally committed to continue his football career at Pennsylvania State University, beginning in the fall of 2015.
Redskins’ Doughty visits Lovettsville Elementary
Washington Redskins safety Reed Doughty stopped by Lovettsville Elementary School on March 6 to promote the National Football League’s Fuel Up to Play 60 campaign. Doughty ate breakfast with students and held a question and answer session on starting your day with a healthy breakfast.—Courtesy Photo
Wed., Mar. 12 | 02:00 PM - As most know, the NFL Play 60 campaign has helped guide countless kids to engage in physical activity as much as possible. But in order to have the energy for those activities, the charity is now encouraging youths to eat a healthy breakfast through the “It Starts With School Breakfast” campaign.
Titans sending eight athletes to college ranks
Eight Dominion High School seniors will continue their athletic careers in college. Seated, from left, are Mike Christ, Rebecca Angerome, Elysse Branton, Katherine Strycharz and Justin Lyles. Standing are Yazeed Atariwa, Tony Richardson and Evan Ferguson.—Courtesy Photo
Tue., Mar. 4 | 02:15 PM - Dominion High School recently held a ceremony to honor eight seniors who have committed to play collegiate athletics. The student-athletes are members of the Titans' football, girls' soccer and boys' basketball teams.
Virginia Xtreme 12U wins NFL Flag national title
Four Virginia Xtreme Sports teams competed in the 2013 NFL National Flag Football Championships, highlighted by the VXS 12U team winning a national championship.—Courtesy Photo
Fri., Feb. 14 | 04:35 PM - The Virginia Xtreme Sports 12U team took home the co-ed ages 11-12 division title at the 2013 NFL National Flag Football Championships, Feb. 8 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Champe’s Rana signs to play football at Charleston
Thu., Feb. 13 | 11:25 AM - John Champe High School senior Haseeb Rana will continue his football career at the University of Charleston in West Virginia. Rana helped lead the second-year Knights to their first-ever varsity football win in 2013.
Grayson signs to play football at West Virginia Wesleyan
Brandon Grayson scores one of his nine touchdowns during the 2013 season. Grayson is taking his football skills to West Virginia Wesleyan College, beginning in the fall of 2014.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Feb. 11 | 03:04 PM - Loudoun Valley High School three-sport athlete Brandon Grayson has accepted a scholarship offer to continue his football career at Division II West Virginia Wesleyan College.
VHSL All-State Football teams
Tue., Feb. 11 | 11:16 AM - A total of nine seniors from either Briar Woods, Woodgrove and Loudoun Valley high schools were selected on the 2013 Virginia High School League All-State football team.