Joseph caps prep career in style; Polk, Graham also win state titles
Loudoun County senior Patrick Joseph keeps his eyes forward during the 1,600-meter run at the Virginia AA state track and field meet, held May 31 and June 1 in Harrisonburg. Joseph took first in both the 800 and 1,600 to cap off his prep career.—Times-Mirror Photo/Holly Marcus
Tue., Jun. 4 | 03:45 PM - As Patrick Joseph rounded the curves of the track in the 800-meter run at the Virginia AA track and field meet in Harrisonburg May 31 and June 1, he wasn't just aiming for gold. In his final solo race, Joseph was aiming to finish on top.
Region II baseball, soccer and softball tournaments
Fri., May. 31 | 11:34 PM - The Briar Woods Falcons (boys soccer, girls soccer) and the Woodgrove Wolverines (softball) claimed Group AA Region II championships May 31.
Bowman shuts out Panthers to lead Wolverines to state playoff berth
The Woodgrove Wolverines celebrate after recording the final out in a 2-0 victory over host Potomac Falls in the Region II baseball semifinals May 30 in Sterling.—Times-Mirror Photo/Owen Gotimer
Fri., May. 31 | 01:15 AM - Following a come from behind victory May 28 at Monticello, the Woodgrove Wolverines returned to Loudoun May 30 to knock off Dulles District champion Potomac Falls, 2-0, in the Region II baseball semifinals. The Wolverines secured their first-ever state tournament bid with the road victory.
Dulles District baseball, soccer and softball tournaments
Sat., May. 25 | 02:52 PM - Potomac Falls (baseball), Tuscarora (boys soccer) and Woodgrove (softball, girls soccer) high schools each won AA Dulles District tournament championships.
Panthers prevail over Pride, win third district title in five years
The Potomac Falls Panthers followed up their Dulles District regular-season championship by winning the district’s tournament title.—Times-Mirror Photo/Owen Gotimer
Sat., May. 25 | 09:28 AM - Potomac Falls High School starting pitcher Zachary Engelmann went four-and-two-thirds innings, allowing just one run, to pick up the win in the Panthers' 4-3 victory over the Heritage Pride in the Dulles District baseball tournament championship game May 24 in Sterling.
Loudoun County boys claim Region II track title
Thu., May. 23 | 09:27 AM - The Loudoun County Raiders totaled 51 points in boys events to win the team championship at the Virginia AA Region II track and field meet May 22 at Fluvanna County High School in Palmyra.
All-Dulles District softball team
Wed., May. 22 | 11:43 AM - Woodgrove High School junior catcher Rachel Harris has been selected as the Player of the Year on the 2013 All-Dulles District softball team. Loudoun County senior Kiley Jacobus was voted Pitcher of the Year and Loudoun Valley's Kristin Thurston is the Coach of the Year.
Local teams soar to district track titles
Loudoun County’s Steven Graham, left, Dominion’s Garrett Robinson and Briar Woods’ Brandon Polk race side-by-side in the 100-meter dash at the Dulles District track and field meet May 16. Polk won the 100 dash in a time of 10.82 seconds. Robinson (200 dash) and Graham (400 dash) also won events.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Beverly Denny
Wed., May. 22 | 10:32 AM - Four area track and field teams collected hardware last week as champions of their respective district meets.
All-Dulles District baseball team
Tue., May. 21 | 02:42 PM - Potomac Falls High School senior shortstop Brandon Orbe was voted Player of the Year on the All-Dulles District baseball team. Woodgrove's Brad Bauder garnered Coach of the Year honors. Look inside for full selections.
All-Dulles District soccer teams
Tue., May. 21 | 10:12 AM - Tuscarora senior Angel Ceron-Garcia and Loudoun County sophomore Emily Littell have been selected as Players of the Year on the All-Dulles District boys and girls soccer teams. Look inside for full selections.
Dulles District lacrosse tournament
Thu., May. 16 | 11:32 AM - The Loudoun County Raiders boys team and the Woodgrove Wolverines girls team followed up their Dulles District regular-season championships by winning district tournament titles May 15.
Tuscarora boys clinch Dulles District soccer title
Tue., May. 14 | 03:42 PM - A physical defensive performance from both host Tuscarora and Potomac Falls May 14 in Leesburg was highlighted by two tremendous saves by Huskies’ goalkeeper Adam Kight, who recorded a shutout in Tuscarora's 1-0 win.
All-Dulles District lacrosse teams
Tue., May. 14 | 01:27 PM - Sean Rogers and Michael Rexrod of Loudoun County High School share Player of the Year honors on the All-Dulles District boys lacrosse team. Woodgrove senior Bailey Carver is the Player of the Year on the girls side. Look inside for full boys and girls teams.
James Madison advances to NCAA softball tournament
Tue., May. 14 | 01:04 PM - James Madison University's softball team has received an at-large bid to play in the NCAA Division I softball tournament. Former Loudoun standouts Heather Kiefer (Potomac Falls) and Haley Johnson (Broad Run) play for the Dukes.
Senior-laden Panthers find their stride
Tue., May. 7 | 03:54 PM - The Potomac Falls Panthers boys' soccer team has one of the most pleasant surprises in the Dulles District this spring. Coming off a two-win campaign in 2012, the Panthers have already won 11 games this year with three games remaining in the regular season.
Hopeck, Pride deal Panthers a rare loss
Heritage High School baseball players break from a team huddle following their 1-0 victory against Dulles District leader Potomac Falls on May 3.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Beverly Denny
Tue., May. 7 | 01:27 PM - The Heritage Pride pushed across a solo run in the second inning and junior pitcher Zack Hopeck made the lead stand in a 1-0 baseball win against the Potomac Falls Panthers on a chilly May 3 evening in Leesburg.
Spotlight Athlete: Panther senior James Pearson
Senior James Pearson made history April 16 when he pitched the first perfect game in the history of the Potomac Falls High School baseball program.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Beverly Denny
Tue., Apr. 23 | 03:23 PM - Potomac Falls High School, under the direction of coach Joe Terango, has become a perennial powerhouse. The Panthers have reached the state tournament three times in the past five years and despite losing seven seniors, including six starters, are continuing to roll.
Huskies clip Panthers to win third straight
Tuscarora senior Indolfo Quintero brings the ball between Potomac Falls junior Zachary Patrick and senior Christopher Rumsey during a March 22 game in Sterling. The Huskies won 1-0 on a goal by senior Kevin Neiro.—Times-Mirror Photo/Aaron Thomas
Wed., Mar. 27 | 12:10 PM - After watching a two-goal lead evaporate in a season-opening 3-3 tie against Leesburg rival Loudoun County, the Tuscarora Huskies boys soccer program is back to its winning ways.
Broad Run boys place third at Battlefield Relays
Tue., Mar. 19 | 12:23 PM - The Broad Run Spartans began their 2013 track and field season with a solid effort at the Battlefield Relays, contested March 16 at Battlefield High School in Haymarket. The Spartan boys placed third and the Spartan girls finished sixth in the 20-plus team event.
Varsity Rewind: March 11-16 games
Kelly McDaniel earned the pitching win in both of Stone Bridge High School’s victories in the Battle of Ashburn softball tournament March 16.—Times-Mirror Photo/Michael “Moe” Murphy
Mon., Mar. 18 | 08:50 AM - The 2013 varsity spring sports season is underway. Look inside for submitted scores and recaps.