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.
Madgwick, Rexrode garner All-American lacrosse honors
Sat., Jun. 21 | 08:00 AM - Michael Rexrode of Loudoun County High School and Noah Madgwick of Stone Bridge have been selected as U.S. Lacrosse All-Americans.
VHSL state playoffs scoreboard
Sun., Jun. 15 | 10:09 PM - Briar Woods (5A girls soccer), Broad Run (5A boys soccer), Dominion (4A girls soccer), Loudoun County (4A boys soccer), Loudoun Valley (3A baseball) and Woodgrove (4A softball, 5A girls lacrosse) each won Virginia High School League state championships this weekend.
Hunter, Lynch, Yarborough strike gold at VHSL track and field championships
Loudoun Valley sophomore Andrew Hunter, left, pushes past Kenneth Hagen of Blacksburg to win the 1,600-meter run at the VHSL 3A state track and field championships in Harrisonburg. Hunter also claimed gold in the 3,200-meter run.—Times-Mirror Photo/Jeremiah Knupp
Tue., Jun. 10 | 02:44 PM - Andrew Hunter of Loudoun Valley High School capped a tremendous sophomore campaign by crossing the finish line first in both the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter runs at the VHSL Group 3A state track and field championships June 7 in Harrisonburg.
Postseason scoreboard: Friday’s region championship games
The Woodgrove Wolverines won their second title this postseason June 6 at home, defeating Fauquier 7-1 in the 4A North Region softball championship game.—Photo Courtesy/Jeff Vennitti, Viva Loudoun
Sat., Jun. 7 | 10:30 AM - Briar Woods (girls soccer), Broad Run (boys soccer), Dominion (girls soccer), Loudoun County (boys soccer), Loudoun Valley (baseball), Stone Bridge (baseball) and Woodgrove (softball) won championship games in their respective region tournaments Friday evening.
Postseason scoreboard: Wednesday’s region semifinal games
Thu., Jun. 5 | 09:21 AM - Briar Woods (softball, girls soccer), Broad Run (boys soccer), Dominion (girls soccer), Freedom (baseball), John Champe (girls soccer), Loudoun County (boys soccer), Loudoun Valley (baseball), Stone Bridge (baseball, girls soccer) and Woodgrove (softball) have each advanced to the championship games in their respective region tournaments.
Postseason scoreboard: Monday’s region quarterfinal games
The Broad Run Spartans - shown here rejoicing during a regular-season victory against Tuscarora - opened the 5A North Region playoffs with a 5-1 home victory against Massaponax on June 2.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Jun. 3 | 01:25 PM - A total of 14 Loudoun teams won quarterfinal round games Monday in the 5A North, 4A North and 3A East region baseball, softball and soccer tournaments to earn spots in Wednesday's semifinal round.
Freedom’s Collins to hoop at King University
A three-sport athlete at Freedom High School, Arnelle Collins is taking her basketball skills to King University. She is pictured with her parents Celeste and Gary.—Courtesy Photo
Tue., Jun. 3 | 12:07 PM - Freedom High School senior Arnelle Collins has signed her national letter of intent to play basketball at King University, a NCAA Division II program in Bristol, Tenn.
5A North Region tournament scoreboard
Sat., May. 31 | 07:34 AM - Freedom (baseball), Stone Bridge (softball, girls' soccer) and Tuscarora (softball, boys' soccer, girls' soccer) advanced to the 5A North Region quarterfinals with first-round victories Friday night.
Conference 14 baseball, softball and soccer tournaments
Fri., May. 30 | 10:08 AM - Broad Run (boys' soccer), Briar Woods (softball, girls' soccer) and Stone Bridge (baseball) won championships in the inaugural Group 5A Conference 14 tournament.
Postseason scoreboard: May 28 games
Wed., May. 28 | 10:49 PM - Briar Woods High School (softball, girls' soccer) and Stone Bridge (baseball) won title games Wednesday evening to join Broad Run (boys' soccer) as 5A Conference 14 tournament champions.
All-Conference 14 soccer team
Mon., May. 26 | 03:13 PM - Briar Woods High School student-athletes Collin Verfurth and McKensey Ziegler have been selected as Players of the Year on the All-Conference 14 boys' and girls' soccer teams.
Track and field: Conference championship results
Fri., May. 23 | 11:42 AM - Loudoun Valley boys and girls won 3A Conference 28 titles; Stone Bridge boys and girls won 5A Conference 14 crowns; and Loudoun County boys and Woodgrove girls claimed 4A Conference 21 championships this week in track and field.
Varsity Rewind: May 13-20 games
Wed., May. 21 | 12:32 PM - Briar Woods High School boys and Stone Bridge High School girls won 5A North Conference 14 tennis tournament team championships May 20.
Valley’s Grayson, Freedom’s Wrighte named Athletes of the Year
Tue., May. 13 | 03:05 PM - Freedom High School senior Kyle Wrighte and Loudoun Valley senior Brandon Grayson will receive 2014 The Allstate/VHSL Achievement Award Scholarships based on their athletic and academic prowess.
Varsity Rewind: May 1-12 games
Tue., May. 13 | 10:54 AM - Loudoun Valley High School received another strong pitching performance in a 3-0 baseball victory May 12 against Warren County. Junior Andrew Lohr tossed a no-hitter to help the Vikings record their sixth consecutive shutout.
Tuscarora boys, Briar Woods girls run past the field at LCPS track meet
Jordan Roach cleared 5 feet, 10 inches to place second in the high jump May 2 at the LCPS Track and Field Championships. In addition, Roach was one of three Tuscarora athletes to win an individual event (110-meter hurdles) to help the host Huskies claim the boys’ team championship.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., May. 6 | 01:17 PM - Tuscarora High School won the boys' title and Briar Woods claimed the girls' crown at the 2014 Loudoun County Public Schools Track and Field Championships May 2 in Leesburg.
Varsity Rewind: April 21-28 games
Tue., Apr. 29 | 10:30 AM - Senior JB Bukauskas pitched six and two-thirds innings of scoreless baseball on a wet Monday evening to help Stone Bridge shut out Broad Run 8-0 and extend its winning streak to 11 games.
LeMaster of field and mat: No slowdown for Eagles’ one-legged wonder
Freedom High School freshman Trevor LeMaster refuses to allow a prosthetic leg slow him down. LeMaster is the starting goalie for the Eagles’ junior varsity lacrosse team this spring after a enjoying a stellar initial high school wrestling season in the winter.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Fri., Apr. 18 | 09:05 AM - He walks with a gait indistinguishable from the standard, though his run incorporates a slight skip – left-left-right, left-left-right. In the lacrosse net, his lateral movement is adept, his hands quick as he tracks the opponents' play, directing his teammates in traffic. When the ball is shot beyond his net, he turns and musters a sprint to save possession for his team.
Varsity Spring Sports Rewind: April 1-14 games
Tuscarora High School defeated Stone Bridge 5-4 in varsity softball April 10. The Huskies, coached by Megan Smith, won for the fourth time in six games to open the season.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Apr. 15 | 10:54 AM - Senior Corley Simons scored late in regulation to lift Loudoun Valley to an 11-10 girls' lacrosse victory against Battlefield on April 14 in a rematch of a 2013 VHSL state quarterfinal game.