Raiders storm into 4A North semifinals, push win streak to 22
Loudoun County senior Gabrielle Gillis pries the ball away from the hands of Fluvanna County senior Kiersten Allen during a 4A North Region girls’ basketball quarterfinal game. The Raiders won 57-26 to advance to the region semifinals.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Sun., Mar. 1 | 02:41 PM - Loudoun County High School needed nearly a full quarter in its 4A North Region girls' basketball quarterfinal game against Fluvanna County to get its offense on track following an eight-day layoff.
Postseason basketball: Region tournament scoreboard
Sat., Feb. 28 | 09:47 PM - Loudoun County High School girls, Stone Bridge boys, Tuscarora girls and Woodgrove boys each won region quarterfinal games Feb. 28. Overall, seven Loudoun teams have advanced to the region semifinals.
Photos added: Swimmers strike gold at state meets
Woodgrove freshman Keely Hemminger raced to titles in the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle events Feb. 20 at the Virginia High School League Group 4A State Swimming Championships in Christiansburg.—Times-Mirror/Richard Schumaker
Thu., Feb. 26 | 05:31 PM - Keely Hemminger of Woodgrove High School raced to a pair of crowns, and Dominion's JP Popovich, Potomac Falls' William Lin, Stone Bridge's Andi Mack and Heritage's girls' relay team each won an event title Feb. 20-21 at the Virginia High School League State Swimming Championships.
Dominion’s Atariwa stands atop podium at VHSL 4A wrestling tourney
Dominion junior Adeeb Atariwa, shown here wrestling in the Conference 21 tournament, pinned Sherando’s Ben Avery just 16 seconds into the second round of the 285-pound championship bout.—Times-Mirror File/Rick Wasser
Tue., Feb. 24 | 11:40 AM - Junior Adeeb Atariwa became Dominion High School's first-ever state champion wrestler in dominant fashion Feb. 20 at the Virginia High School League Group 4A Wrestling Championships in Salem.
4A Conference 21 basketball tournament
Sat., Feb. 21 | 08:09 AM - Loudoun County (girls) and Woodgrove (boys) prevailed in 4A Conference 21 basketball tournament championship games Feb. 20. The Raiders won the girls' title as the No. 2 seed and the Wolverines claimed the boys' crown as the No. 3 seed.
Heritage girls swim to 4A North Region crown
Sun., Feb. 15 | 09:22 PM - Heritage High School edged Woodgrove by two points for the girls' team championship at the 4A North Region Swim Championships, contested Feb. 13 at the Collegiate School Aquatic Center in Richmond.
Raiders boys, girls advance in conference tourney
Loudoun County senior Quad Borup elevates for a layup against Dominion in the quarterfinals of the Group 4A Conference 21 boys’ basketball tournament. Borup scored a game-high 22 points in the Raiders’ 61-55 victory.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Sat., Feb. 14 | 01:31 AM - The Loudoun County Raiders tipped off their basketball postseason in winning fashion, sweeping quarterfinal round games Feb. 13 as the 4A Conference 21 boys' and girls' tournaments got underway.
Freedom leads the way at 5A North Region gymnastics meet
Wed., Feb. 11 | 10:02 AM - Freedom High School punched its ticket for the VHSL State Team Championships with a top of the podium performance Feb. 9 at the 5A North Region gymnastics meet.
Woodgrove edges Sherando for Conference 21 wrestling crown
Woodgrove senior Dylan Shockey takes hold of Sherando’s Curtis Guthridge’s leg in the 126-pound championship match Feb. 7 at the 4A Conference 21 Wrestling Championships. Shockey earned the decisive point with an escape in the third period to pull out a 3-2 decision.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., Feb. 10 | 03:02 PM - The first 195 matches of the day were not enough to decide a team champion at the Conference 21 Wrestling Championships Feb. 7 at Woodgrove High School in Purcellville. The point totals of Sherando and the homestanding Wolverines were too close to call.
Varsity rewind: Feb. 5-7 events
Mon., Feb. 9 | 10:29 AM - Broad Run High School won the 5A Conference 14 wrestling championship on Friday evening. Woodgrove High School followed suit by claiming the 4A Conference 21 wrestling championship on Saturday.
Valley, Heritage, County’s Miner tops in conference gymnastics
Thu., Feb. 5 | 01:57 PM - Loudoun County High School senior Victoria Miner is a mainstay in the gymnastics postseason. A four-year member of the Raiders' squad, Miner has made it to the state meet each winter, qualifying for all four events.
Varsity Rewind: Feb. 2-4 events
Thu., Feb. 5 | 11:06 AM - Loudoun Valley High School received stellar efforts from its varsity boys' basketball, girls' basketball and gymnastics teams Wednesday night. Heritage claimed the team title at the Conference 21 gymnastics meet.
4A Conference 21 swim results
Tue., Feb. 3 | 02:14 PM - Woodgrove won the boys' title and Heritage claimed the girls' crown at the Conference 21 Swim Championships Jan. 31 at Claude Moore Recreation Center in Sterling.
Loudoun County H.S. seeks Hall of Fame nominations
Tue., Feb. 3 | 09:23 AM - The Hall of Fame selection committee at Loudoun County High School is soliciting nominations to be considered in the Class of 2015.
Varsity Basketball Rewind: Jan. 22 games
Sat., Jan. 24 | 09:42 AM - Loudoun County and Tuscarora high schools each won boys and girls varsity games Thursday evening. Heritage boys, Stone Bridge boys, Park View girls and Broad Run girls also earned victories.
Varsity Basketball Rewind: Jan. 16-17 games
Sun., Jan. 18 | 12:17 PM - Loudoun County sweeps varsity doubleheader against Heritage; Potomac Falls and Rock Ridge boys work OT to win; John Champe boys keep rolling; Christina Adlam sets school record for steals in Park View girls win; freshman Jordan Miller nets game-high 17 points for Loudoun Valley boys to highlight Saturday's action.
Varsity Winter Sports Rewind: Jan. 13-15 games
Fri., Jan. 16 | 09:28 AM - Loudoun Valley High School swept Woodgrove in a varsity boys' and girls' basketball doubleheader Thursday night. John Champe lit up the scoreboard for 103 points in a boys' basketball win against Heritage to improve to 11-2 this season.
For Tibbits, high school sports are Tayler-made
Loudoun County senior Tayler Tibbits warms up prior to a Jan. 9 game against Woodgrove. Tibbits is a three-sport athlete, also competing on County’s cheer squad and track and field team.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Wed., Jan. 14 | 09:12 AM - Once in a while, Tayler Tibbits has to be snapped out of it. Perspiring in her Loudoun County High School basketball uniform during a timeout, she will be huddled alongside her teammates as they strain to hear their coaches' instructions. In the background, the Raider cheerleaders entertain the crowd.
Gymnasts hit their marks at Park View Invitational
Jordan Smith of Potomac Falls High School vaults to a sixth-place finish in the all-around at the 35th Glory Days/Park View Gymnastics Invitational Jan. 10 in Sterling. The Panthers placed second as a team in the Red division.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., Jan. 13 | 12:16 PM - There were eight Loudoun schools among the 11 participating in the 35th edition of the Glory Days/Park View Gymnastics Invitational in Sterling Jan. 10. Out of the 99 gymnasts vaulting, balancing and tumbling, a pair of sophomores shined for the local girls.
Varsity Basketball Rewind: Jan. 9-10 games
First-year Rock Ridge High School defeated Heritage 63-54 in varsity boys’ basketball on Friday night.—Courtesy Photo
Mon., Jan. 12 | 11:03 AM - Tuscarora High School swept Briar Woods in a varsity boys' and girls' basketball doubleheader Saturday. The Huskies improved to 9-2 in girls' play and 8-2 in boys' action.