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Malorie Joseph, Liz Lazzaro, Hannah McShea and Hailey Shaw are joined by Raider soccer coaches Kirk Smith and Mary Grace Doyle.—Courtesy Photo

Next level soccer: Four Raiders commit to play collegiately

Four members of Loudoun County High School's girls' soccer team - Malorie Joseph, Liz Lazzaro, Hannah McShea and Hailey Shaw - finalized plans Feb. 3 to continue their soccer careers at the next level.

Loudoun County trio set to play college football

Three Loudoun County High School football players secured their college destinations Feb. 3. John Jackson IV and Sostene Kah will play for West Virginia State University, while Ryan Horner is headed to James Madison University.

The Loudoun County Raiders won the boys’ title at the Conference 21-B swim meet.—Courtesy Photo

Leesburg schools wear Conference 21-B swim crowns

Heritage and Loudoun County high schools represented Leesburg well at the Conference 21-B swim championships, held Jan. 29 inside Claude Moore Recreation Center in Sterling.

Loudoun Valley fends off Dominion’s strong challenge

Nick Ball scored 29 of his game-high 30 points during the final three quarters to help Loudoun Valley overcome a slow start and withstand a formidable challenge from Dominion for a 82-76 boys' basketball victory Jan. 30 in Purcellville.

Loudoun County seeks nominations for 2016 Hall of Fame class

Loudoun County High School's Hall of Fame committee seeks public nominations for the Raiders' 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame class.

Kevin McLister watches his ball flight during Asian Tour Qualifying School. McLister placed 10th in the final stage of qualifying to earn his tour card.—Photo Courtesy/Asian Tour

Loudoun County alum McLister aces Asian Tour qualifying

The odds were long, though that is nothing new for Kevin McLister. The former Loudoun County High School and University of Delaware standout has been grinding away at turning his dream of playing golf on a worldwide tour into a reality for the last four years.

Taylor Borup, left, and Holly Carlton were teammates on the Metro American Volleyball Club 18 travel team that won the Gold Bracket title at the 2015 USA Volleyball Junior National Championships.—Courtesy Photo

Loudoun volleyball standouts are finalists for national award

Loudoun County High School senior Taylor Borup and Potomac Falls senior Holly Carlton are finalists for PrepVolleyball's National Senior of the Year award, which recognizes one outstanding player from each graduating class on the basis of their high school performance.

Loudoun’s Varsity Basketball Standings

Tuscarora High School sits atop the Conference 14 standings in both boys' and girls' basketball. Freedom girls, John Champe boys, Loudoun County girls, Loudoun Valley boys and Woodgrove girls are also undefeated in their respective conference play.

Loudoun County’s Gianelos to take court for Roanoke College

Loudoun County High School senior Elisabeth Gianelos is set to continue her basketball career at NCAA Division III Roanoke College in Salem. Gianelos is in the midst of her fourth season on the Raiders' varsity basketball team.

Sophomore Natalie Villaflor pushes the pace during Loudoun County’s Jan. 8 game versus Heritage. Raiders’ coach Derek Fisher says Villaflor “is a tremendously talented player at both ends of the floor. You are lucky when you get to coach ones like her.”—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

Loudoun County holding court once again

Whether it's talent, dedication, a team-first approach or a combination of all those things, Loudoun County High School has once again found the formula to reach the top of the varsity girls' basketball standings. Loudoun County jumped out to a 14-2 lead in a Jan. 8 home game versus Heritage and extended that advantage in each ensuing quarter on its way to a 69-34 win. The resounding victory pushed the Raiders' record to 10-1 overall and 5-0 in Conference 21B.

Broad Run players and coaches rush the field after winning the 2015 Virginia 5A girls’ soccer championship game.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

State Champions: 12 Loudoun schools have combined to win 99 titles

Loudoun County public high schools have combined for 99 Virginia High School League state championships in team sports. Broad Run, which opened in 1969, owns the most state championships with 16.

Freedom advanced a wrestler to the final in seven of 14 weight classes on its way to winning the team crown at the LCPS Wrestling Championships.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Freedom shows the way at LCPS Wrestling Championships

With five individual champions and two more finalists, the Freedom Eagles edged the Woodgrove Wolverines for the team title at the 2015 Loudoun County Public Schools Wrestling Championships, contested Dec. 18-19 at Rock Ridge High School.

Raider track standout Manni signs with Mount St. Mary’s

Loudoun County High School senior student-athlete Jesslyn Manni recently signed her national letter of intent to continue her track and field career at NCAA Division I Mount St. Mary's University in Maryland. Manni was an All-State performer in the discus throw and shot put as a junior.

VHSL Group 4A All-State volleyball team

Loudoun County High School senior Taylor Borup has been selected as Player of the Year on the 2015 VHSL Group 4A All-State volleyball team. Sherrilyn Hanna is Coach of the Year after guiding the Raiders to their fourth consecutive state championship.

Junior Rachael Cullen, left, senior Taylor Borup and the Loudoun County Raiders rejoice after winning a point during the final set of the Virginia 4A state championship match.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Eight is truly great as Raiders add to dynasty

RICHMOND - "Eight is great." Loudoun County High School coach Sherrilyn Hanna said following the Raiders' 25-20, 22-25, 25-20, 25-18 victory against Jamestown Nov. 21 in the Virginia 4A state volleyball final at the Sigel Center. Loudoun County (24-2) claimed its fourth consecutive state championship and eighth in the last nine seasons, a Virginia High School League record.



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