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.
Varsity Spring Sports Rewind: March 19-31 games
Sophomore Cole Gabriele pitched a no-hitter March 24 in Tuscarora’s 12-0 win versus Park View. The 6-foot-4 lefty struck out 12 batters in his varsity debut.—Courtesy Photo
Tue., Apr. 1 | 09:48 AM - Loudoun Valley won close games against Loudoun County in baseball and softball March 31. Stone Bridge girls' tennis outlasted Thomas Jefferson 5-4 to remain undefeated.
2014 Varsity Spring Sports Schedule
Sun., Mar. 16 | 09:40 AM - The 2014 varsity spring sports athletic schedule kicks off in Loudoun this week, weather permitting. The spring slate includes track and field, baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse and tennis.
3A East All-Region basketball team
Tue., Mar. 4 | 12:56 PM - Loudoun Valley High School's Paul Rowley, Emily Thompson and Jerica Mingo, along with John Champe's Rachel Malinowski were selected on the Virginia 3A East All-Region basketball team.
Relay Pride: Heritage swims to state relay title
Senior Tim Burris, shown here performing the backstroke at the Conference 21 meet, teamed with Phillip Crouch, Michael Burris and Jake Schroth to win the 200-yard medley relay title in a time of 1:40.24 at the Virginia 4A state swim championships.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Joel Wolcott
Thu., Feb. 27 | 10:52 AM - Heritage High School's prolific 200-yard medley relay team highlighted a strong showing by area competitors at the Virginia 4A state swim championships. The Pride's Tim Burris, Phillip Crouch, Michael Burris and Jake Schroth touched the wall first to claim state gold Feb. 22 at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center.
Mat Kings: Four Loudoun wrestlers bring home state gold
Emotion overcomes Potomac Falls senior Omer Nezam as his hand is raised following a 3-2 decision victory against Freedom senior Bradley Nelson in the Virginia 5A 160-pound championship match Feb. 22 at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax.—Times-Mirror Photo/Moe Murphy
Tue., Feb. 25 | 02:53 PM - Persistence paid off in a big way for Potomac Falls High School senior Omer Nezam at the Virginia 5A state wrestling championships Feb. 22 at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax.
All-Conference basketball teams
Mon., Feb. 24 | 07:25 PM - Broad Run's Khiorie Stewart and Mariah Leonard were selected as Conference 14 Players of the Year. Loudoun Valley's Paul Rowley earned the same honor in Conference 28, as did Dominion's Tony Richardson and Heritage's Kayla Tibbs in Conference 21.
Conference basketball tournament scoreboard
Sun., Feb. 23 | 07:30 AM - Broad Run (Conference 14 boys), Freedom (Conference 14 girls), Loudoun County (Conference 21 boys and girls) and Loudoun Valley (Conference 28 boys) each won conference tournament championships.
Varsity Basketball Standings
Wed., Feb. 19 | 06:05 AM - Broad Run (boys) and Freedom (girls) have wrapped up first place in Conference 14. Loudoun County finished atop the Dulles District girls' standings and tied Loudoun Valley for first place in Dulles boys. Standings updated through completion of regular season.
Vikings’ Byers parlays momentum, confidence into 3A East region crown
Loudoun Valley senior Sid Byers gains position before pinning Spotsylvania’s Ryan Mills in the first round. Byers would go on to win the 285-pound title at the 3A East Region tournament.—Times-Mirror Photo/Moe Murphy
Tue., Feb. 18 | 03:00 PM - Four Loudoun wrestlers advanced to Virginia 3A State Wrestling Championships based on top four finishes at the 3A East Region tournament Feb. 16-17 at John Champe High School in Aldie.
Arianna Robinson’s perfect vault highlights Freedom’s big day
Freedom senior Arianna Robinson displays her determination as she approaches the vault Feb. 9 at the 5A North Region Gymnastics Championships. Robinson was flawless on her routine and was the all-around champion.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Feb. 18 | 12:55 PM - Freedom High School senior Arianna Robinson scored a rare perfect 10 on her vault routine on the way to winning the all-around title at the 5A North Region Gymnastics Championships. Her younger sibling Mikayla Robinson was right behind in second place overall.
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.
Vikings, Knights make their mark at Conference 28 wrestling tournament
Tue., Feb. 11 | 04:10 PM - Loudoun Valley and John Champe high schools will be well represented at the 3A East Region tournament following strong showings Feb. 6 at the Conference 28 Wrestling Championships.
Varsity Basketball Rewind: Feb. 7-10 games
Loudoun County High School senior Maggie Phillips reached the 1,000 career points milestone Feb. 7. The multi-sport standout will play volleyball at the U.S. Naval Academy.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Feb. 11 | 12:42 PM - Teal Reynolds set the single-game scoring mark for Potomac Falls High School girls' basketball with 33 points in a Feb. 10 victory against Briar Woods. Look inside for scores and submitted stats.
John Champe to hold Casino Night fundraiser
Thu., Feb. 6 | 11:26 AM - John Champe High School's Athletic Booster Club will host its second annual Casino Night fundraiser March 14. Proceeds benefit athletic programs at the second-year school in Aldie.
Raiders roll to title at Conference 15 Gymnastics Championships
Tue., Feb. 4 | 12:17 PM - The Loudoun County Raiders continued their stellar season by winning the team title at the Conference 15 Gymnastics Championships, Feb. 1 at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville.
Varsity Rewind: Jan. 31 through Feb. 3 events
Tue., Feb. 4 | 09:18 AM - Dominion High School scored 74 points over the final three quarters against Heritage en route to a 82-71 boys' basketball victory Monday night. Heritage outscored Dominion 10-4 in the fourth quarter to win the girls' game, 45-42.
Freedom wins team title, Miner claims all-around crown
Freedom freshman Mikayla Robinson does a back handspring on the balance beam Jan. 25 at the Loudoun County Gymnastics Championships. Robinson placed first in two events to help the Eagles win the team championship.—Times-Mirror Photo/Doug Stroud
Wed., Jan. 29 | 03:05 PM - Loudoun County High School junior Victoria Miner had finished first in the all-around in every competition she's competed in this season heading into the Loudoun County Gymnastics Championships Jan. 25 at Park View High School.
Varsity Rewind: Jan. 14-18 games
Mon., Jan. 20 | 04:51 PM - Woodgrove's boys and girls, along with Potomac Falls boys and Broad Run girls won dual swim meets Saturday. Look inside for scores and submitted stats.
Loudoun teams fare well in Spartan Slam Duals
Broad Run’s Connor Bryant embraces coach J.J. Totaro after collecting his 100th career victory during the Spartan Slam Duals.—Times-Mirror Photo/Moe Murphy
Wed., Jan. 8 | 10:30 AM - Five Loudoun varsity wrestling teams participated in the sixth annual Spartan Slam Duals Jan. 4 at Broad Run High School in Ashburn. St. Paul's (Md.) won the tournament with an overall record of 5-0. The next four places were occupied by Loudoun schools, highlighted by Broad Run and John Champe producing 4-1 records.