LOUDOUN COUNTY RAIDERS
Wed., Jul. 20 | 01:56 PM - The wait is nearly over as the opening night of the 2016 varsity football season is less than six weeks away. Regular season play kicks off Aug. 26 with 14 of Loudoun's 15 public high schools in action. Week 1 features four games pitting Loudoun teams versus each other. John Champe hosts Woodgrove, Riverside hosts Rock Ridge, Briar Woods hosts Tuscarora and Broad Run plays host to Potomac Falls.
Fri., Jul. 15 | 07:20 AM - Hannah McShea and Liz Lazzaro aren't actually each other's sisters. They just really act like it. The two recent Loudoun County High School alumnae have known each other since age 6, been teammates since age 12 and friends since becoming teammates.
Tue., Jul. 5 | 02:57 PM - Broad Run High School alum Stephanie Garcia took her first step toward qualifying for the United States Olympic team when she placed second in her preliminary heat of the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase July 4 at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field.
Tue., Jun. 28 | 09:40 AM - Loudoun Valley senior catcher Hunter Gore and Loudoun County sophomore utility Will Schroeder garnered first-team honors on the Virginia High School League Group 4A All-State baseball team. Woodgrove's Austin Rader and Loudoun Valley's Kurtis Meyer and Logan Cooper were each selected on the second team.
Mon., Jun. 27 | 12:04 PM - "It's been a hard year, it's been a really hard year. So it's nice to have something go well," an emotional Billy Hurley III told CBS golf analyst Peter Kostis on the 18th green at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. Hurley, 34, had just put the finishing touches on his first PGA Tour win - a three-shot victory June 26 at the 2016 Quicken Loans National.
Fri., Jun. 24 | 09:25 AM - Loudoun County High School junior forward Allyson Brown in the Player of the Year on the 2016 Virginia High School League Group 4A girls' soccer team. Arturo Jimenez of Park View and Kirk Smith of Loudoun County were selected as Coaches of the Year on the boys' and girls' teams.
Tue., Jun. 21 | 10:36 AM - Dominion senior Chris Low and Woodgrove senior Nora Bowen are Players of the Year on the Virginia High School League Group 4A boys' and girls' lacrosse teams after helping their teams win state championships in 2016.
Mon., Jun. 20 | 07:54 AM - Alexa Kling of Loudoun County High School signed her letter of intent May 26 to continue her academic and tennis career at Taylor University in Indiana. Kling was joined by her parents Reagan and Cynthia Kling, LCHS girls' tennis coach Tammy Bullock and Taylor University tennis coach Jini Morgan.
Wed., Jun. 15 | 10:31 AM - The Loudoun County Raiders successfully defended last year’s Virginia 4A state girls' soccer championship June 11, repeating the feat this spring with a 1-0 win over Salem in the title game. In the 28th minute, Loudoun County’s Liz Lazzaro booted a long free kick, sending the ball off the crossbar where Allyson Brown headed it into the back of the net. After the trophy presentation, those two players shared a hug and a laugh.
Sun., Jun. 12 | 07:16 PM - During a 10-hour span Saturday at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Woodgrove girls' lacrosse, Woodgrove softball, Dominion boys' lacrosse, Loudoun County girls' soccer and Park View boys' soccer prevailed in Virginia 4A state championship games.
Sun., Jun. 12 | 08:55 AM - Saturday proved to be a day to remember for many local varsity athletes. A total of seven Loudoun teams claimed Virginia High School League state championships. Area teams combined to win four lacrosse titles, two soccer crowns and a softball championship.
Fri., Jun. 10 | 10:22 PM - Another outstanding spring season for Loudoun County Public Schools varsity teams will culminate Saturday with eight squads vying for state supremacy. Briar Woods (5A boys lacrosse), Dominion (4A boys lacrosse), Loudoun County (4A girls soccer), Park View (4A boys soccer), Potomac Falls (5A girls lacrosse), Tuscarora (5A girls soccer) and Woodgrove (4A girls lacrosse and softball) will each play in state championship games.
Thu., Jun. 9 | 09:48 AM - Loudoun Valley High School standout Drew Hunter ran to a pair of titles, while Weini Kelati of Heritage, Lauryn Helstrom of Park View and Mikajah Hayes of Rock Ridge each topped the podium in one event at the VHSL 4A state track and field championships.
Sun., Jun. 5 | 10:35 AM - With time winding down in the second of two full-time overtime periods, Loudoun County High School senior Hailey Shaw collected a rebound off the Salem High School goalie and found the back of the net as the Raiders overcame a Spartans comeback to win 3-2 and claim the 4A West Region girls' soccer championship June 3 in Leesburg.
Fri., Jun. 3 | 11:30 AM - Loudoun County senior midfielder Kevin Rogers and Woodgrove senior midfielder Nora Bowen have been selected as Players of the Year on the 2016 All-Dulles Conference boys' and girls' lacrosse teams. Dominion, George Mason, Heritage, Loudoun Valley, Park View, Riverside and Rock Ridge are also represented.
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