Varsity Rewind: March 16-25 games
Tanner Hudson scores one of his four goals in Freedom High School’s 16-6 varsity boys’ lacrosse victory against John Champe on March 23. Hudson also dished five assists.—Photo Courtesy/Shannon Ribel
Thu., Mar. 26 | 10:57 AM - The 2015 varsity spring sports season is underway. Look inside for scores, stats and game summaries from varsity baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse and tennis.
Broad Run, Park View trade second-half goals in 1-1 draw
Tue., Mar. 24 | 03:02 PM - When the varsity boys' soccer match between host Park View and Broad Run finally ended March 23, one team acted upbeat and pleased with itself, while the other side was quiet and somber.
Soccer or football, Sergi gets his kicks
Broad Run High School senior Sammy Sergi, shown here playing in the 2014 VHSL 5A state championship game, has been a force with his feet for the Spartans’ soccer and football teams.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud
Wed., Mar. 18 | 12:40 PM - Sammy Sergi's given name is Samson, a call back to a conquering hero of ancient times. Like the original Samson, Sergi has always had longish hair, now down past shoulder-length. Unlike the Samson of Biblical yore, the Spartans' version doesn't rely on his hair for his power. He uses his feet.
Soccer standout goes on flex plan
A year-round soccer player since age 7, Brooke Hillenbrand has developed a passion for fitness modeling. Her next competition is the National Physique Committee’s Virginia Classic April 25 in Woodbridge.—Courtesy Photo
Tue., Mar. 17 | 11:02 PM - Typically, Brooke Hillenbrand doesn't call her new sport what most probably would: Bodybuilding. She calls it "fitness modeling."
Briar Woods soccer standout to play for Emory University
Tue., Mar. 17 | 08:13 AM - Briar Woods High School held a college signing ceremony in February for senior Nikki Batt, a starter on defense for the Falcon girls' soccer team since her freshman year.
Broad Run alum to play professional soccer
Whitney Church was a steady force at centerback throughout her Penn State University career. The two-time Big Ten Defender of the Year was recently drafted by the Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League.—Photo Courtesy/Mark Selders, PSU Athletics
Wed., Jan. 28 | 04:52 PM - Whitney Church has spirit on her side. A standout throughout her soccer career with Loudoun Soccer, Broad Run High School and Penn State University, Church will continue to ply her skills as a centerback with the Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League.
Ryan named top U.S. youth soccer coach
Tue., Jan. 27 | 09:04 AM - Loudoun Soccer coach Mark Ryan is the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Boys Competitive Coach of the Year. The award was announced Jan. 16 at the 2015 US Youth Soccer Awards Gala in Philadelphia.
Two local players help Virginia win NCAA men’s soccer title
Senior goalkeeper Calle Brown kisses the NCAA championship trophy after Virginia defeated UCLA in the men’s soccer final.—Photo Courtesy/Jim Daves, Virginia Media Relations
Mon., Dec. 15 | 04:10 PM - Loudoun County High School alum Calle Brown recorded a shutout in goal and Patrick Foss, of South Riding, converted his penalty kick in the shootout to help the University of Virginia defeat UCLA in the NCAA men's soccer final Dec. 14 in Cary, N.C.
Broad Run alum is a semifinalist for prestigious soccer award
Penn State University senior defender Whitney Church closed out her career as the all-time leader in minutes played for the Nittany Lions.—Photo Courtesy/Mark Selders, PSU Athletics
Thu., Dec. 4 | 04:16 PM - Broad Run High School graduate Whitney Church, a senior at Penn State University, is one of 16 female semifinalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy Award.
Area soccer coach garners pair of awards
Thu., Oct. 23 | 01:47 PM - Loudoun Soccer coach Mark Ryan has been awarded the Virginia Youth Soccer Association 2014 Boys Competitive Coach of the Year, as well as the US Youth Soccer Region I 2014 Boys Competitive Coach of the Year.