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Josi Williams delivered four service points and scooped seven digs in Loudoun County’s straight-set win versus Dominion.—File Photo/Rick Wasser

Loudoun’s Varsity Volleyball Rewind: Sept. 22-27 matches

The Loudoun County Raiders improved to 8-1 overall and 6-0 in conference play following a 25-8, 25-9, 25-14 home victory against the Dominion Titans on Tuesday night in Leesburg. Hailey Rubino and Hannah Aycock combined for 24 kills as 10 Raiders factored in the stat sheet. Look inside for more about Loudoun County's win, along with submitted stats from Briar Woods and Stone Bridge.

Senior Mason Gryniuk and the Woodgrove Wolverines lead the 4A West Region in the VHSL power ratings.—File Photo/Rick Wasser

VHSL football power ratings

The Woodgrove Wolverines sit atop the 4A West Region in the Virginia High School League football power ratings. Potomac Falls and Stone Bridge are second and third in the 5A North Region. Overall, eight Loudoun teams would qualify for the postseason if the playoffs started this week. Joining Woodgrove, Potomac Falls and Stone Bridge on the right side of the playoff bubble are Broad Run, Dominion, Heritage, John Champe and Tuscarora.

Briar Woods places first at Conference 14 golf tournament

The Briar Woods Falcons shot a four-player total of 321 at 1757 Golf Club in Dulles to edge Tuscarora and Stone Bridge by one stroke for the team crown Sept. 21 at the Conference 14 golf tournament. Tuscarora freshman Michael Brennan shot a 1-under par round of 71 to claim low medalist honors.

Briar Woods sophomore Jewel Clark slammed four kills and produced two blocks Sept. 20 in a four-set victory against Stone Bridge.—File Photo/Rick Wasser

Loudoun’s Varsity Sports Rewind: Sept. 15-20 events

Briar Woods kept its unbeaten record intact with a 19-25, 25-22, 25-12, 25-22 win versus Stone Bridge in varsity volleyball Tuesday night in Ashburn. The Conference 14 showdown featured the last two Virginia 5A state champions - Stone Bridge in 2015 and Briar Woods in 2014. Look inside for submitted scores, stats and recaps from football, golf and volleyball.

Loudoun’s Varsity Football Scoreboard: Week 4

Heritage, John Champe, Park View, Potomac Falls, Riverside, Stone Bridge and Woodgrove high schools were each victorious Friday night during the fourth week of the 2016 varsity football season. Potomac Falls and Woodgrove each moved to 4-0, while second-year Riverside earned its first-ever victory.

Stone Bridge junior Emily Hinkle, left, finds the back of the cage for a goal in a Sept. 12 game versus Loudoun Valley.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

New sport is old hat for Stone Bridge

The sport of field hockey may have just been introduced to Loudoun County's public high schools this fall, but the varsity team at Stone Bridge High School plays together like experienced veterans. Through the early going, the Bulldogs' record stands at 6-1, having cumulatively outscored those seven opponents 32-4.

Jonathan Allen is off to a stellar start in his senior season.—Photo Courtesy/University of Alabama athletics

Allen earns SEC Defensive Player of the Week award

University of Alabama senior defensive end Jonathan Allen has earned Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors following a stout performance in the Crimson Tide's 52-6 season-opening win over Southern California. The Stone Bridge High School alum recorded two sacks for a loss of 15 yards, along with four solo tackles and two pass break-ups.
Murielle Tiernan

Tiernan nets ACC Offensive Player of the Week award

Virginia Tech senior forward Murielle Tiernan has been selected as the Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Week in women's soccer. The Stone Bridge High School alum scored three goals in two games for the Hokies.

Stone Bridge dominates T.C. Williams in season opener

The Stone Bridge Bulldogs rolled over the T.C. Williams Titans in the 2016 football season opener for both teams Sept. 2 in Ashburn. The Bulldogs relied on their defense and their ground game in the 38-0 victory.
Ryan Burns and Trace McSorley

Local pair to start at QB for college teams

A pair of former Loudoun standouts – Ryan Burns and Trace McSorley – will start at quarterback for Bowl Championship Series programs to begin the 2016 college football season. Burns, a Stone Bridge High School alum, will start Stanford University's season opener versus Kansas State, while McSorley, a Briar Woods alum, has earned the starting nod for Pennsylvania State University's opener versus Kent State.

2016 Stone Bridge Bulldogs football preview

Stone Bridge was in the midst of a non-Bulldog like season in 2015. Limited by injuries, Stone Bridge was 4-4 and trailed a formidable Potomac Falls squad 17-0 at halftime in the next to last game of the regular season. The Bulldogs scored 20 unanswered points to win that game 20-17 and would go on to win their next five games to earn another trip to a VHSL state championship game.

Loudoun Valley claimed the team title Aug. 12 at the Bryan Gunter Memorial Tournament for a third consecutive year.—Courtesy Photo

Loudoun’s Varsity Golf Rewind: Aug. 9-15 events

The 2016 varsity golf season is already in full swing at the midway point of August. Look inside for scores and submitted updates from Dominion, Heritage, Loudoun Valley and Stone Bridge high schools.

The Potomac Falls Panthers travel to Ashburn to face the Broad Run Spartans in both teams’ season opener.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

2016 Varsity Football Schedule

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.
Sydney Knego

VHSL Group 5A All-State lacrosse teams

Sydney Knego of Potomac Falls is the Player of the Year on the 2016 Virginia High School League Group 5A All-State girls' lacrosse team. Scott Mitchell of Stone Bridge and Jim Birks of Potomac Falls were selected as Coaches of the Year on the boys' and girls' teams.

VHSL Group 5A All-State baseball team

Briar Woods third baseman Nathan Davis has earned first-team honors on the 2016 Virginia High School League Group 5A All-State baseball team. Lawton Riggs and Dave Mocabee of Stone Bridge, and Michael Ludowig of Briar Woods received second-team honors.


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