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Late push lifts Tuscarora past Briar Woods in football showdown

The Tuscarora Huskies downed the Briar Woods Falcons 22-16 in a playoff-type atmosphere Friday night at Fortune Field in Leesburg. The Potomac District teams traded touchdowns in each of the first two quarters before the game turned into a ball-control defensive battle in the second half.

Varsity Football Week 1 Scoreboard

The first Friday night of the 2015 varsity football season proved to be an exciting one with several games being decided down the stretch, including two overtime games. Broad Run, Dominion, Freedom, Heritage, John Champe, Loudoun Valley, Park View, Rock Ridge and Tuscarora earned wins to open the season.

Loudoun Valley paced a 12-team field at the Bryan Gunter Invitational on Aug. 14 to win its second tournament title of the season.—Courtesy Photo

Varsity Fall Sports Rewind

The 2015 fall varsity sports season is underway. Dominion and Loudoun Valley high schools won dual matches in varsity golf, while Loudoun Valley netted a five-set volleyball win Thursday night. Look inside for scores and submitted recaps.

Senior QB Daniel Smith and the Tuscarora Huskies kick off the 2015 season at home Aug. 28 against the Briar Woods Falcons.—File Photo

2015 varsity football preview: Turn on those Friday night lights

It's that time of year again. Time to mark Friday evenings as filled on your calendar for the next three months. The 2015 Virginia High School League football season begins Aug. 28 with 14 Loudoun varsity teams in action. The regular season continues for 11 weeks through Nov. 6, with five more weeks of postseason action to follow.

Varsity football preview: New faces, same expectations for Huskies

Fourteen consecutive wins, a 5A North Region championship and an initial appearance in the VHSL 5A state title game. The 2014 season was special for the Tuscarora Huskies, who reached the state final in just their fifth season as a program.

Loudoun County sophomore Ryan Monastero shot 71 on the par 72 Algonkian Golf Course to place first individually at the LCPS Golf Championship.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Monastero, Raiders lead way at LCPS Golf Championship

Loudoun County High School earned local bragging rights following its team championship at the Loudoun County Public Schools Golf Championship Aug. 12 at Algonkian Golf Course in Sterling. Raider sophomore Ryan Monastero shot 1-under par 71 to claim low medalist honors.

Recent Tuscarora High School graduate Alexis Bailey, shown here pushing the tempo during a 2015 game, is taking her basketball talents to Morehead State University in Kentucky.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

Next level: Bailey to become first Husky to play NCAA Division I hoops

Tuscarora High School advanced to the Virginia High School League state girls' basketball tournament for the first time in 2015. A key member of that team, Alexis Bailey recently set another program milestone. Bailey, a class of 2015 graduate, is set to become Tuscarora's first student-athlete to play NCAA Division I hoops after she verbally accepted a scholarship offer to attend and join the basketball program at Morehead State University.

State Champions: 11 Loudoun schools have combined to win 91 titles

Loudoun County public high schools have won 91 Virginia High School League championships in team sports. Broad Run, which opened in 1969, owns the most state championships with 16.

Husky Baseball Golf Classic set for Aug. 24

Tuscarora High School's baseball program is hosting the Husky Baseball Golf Classic on Aug. 24 at River Creek Golf Club in Leesburg. Player registration and sponsorship opportunities are available.

Following their first-ever run to a state final in 2014, the Tuscarora Huskies open the 2015 season at home Aug. 28 against the Briar Woods Falcons at Fortune Field in Leesburg.—File Photo

2015 Virginia High School League football schedule

The 2015 Virginia High School League varsity football season kicks off Aug. 28. The regular season runs through Nov. 6, with state championship games scheduled for Dec. 12. With second-year Rock Ridge joining the varsity ranks after playing a junior varsity schedule in 2014 and first-year Riverside jumping right into varsity action, Loudoun will field 15 varsity football teams in 2015.

Bulldogs, Vikings place fourth in final Wells Fargo Cup standings

Stone Bridge and Loudoun Valley high schools placed best among Loudoun schools in the Wells Fargo Cup, each finishing fourth in Group 5A and Group 3A, respectively.

VHSL Group 5A All-State soccer teams

Broad Run High School swept Player of the Year honors on the Virginia High School League Group 5A soccer teams. Abu Koroma (boys) and Caroline Kerns (girls) garnered top player honors, while Claire Collins of Broad Run is Coach of the Year on the girls' team.

Varsity Rewind: Postseason scores and schedule

Five Loudoun lacrosse teams have advanced to VHSL state championship games. Loudoun Valley (boys), Potomac Falls (girls), Stone Bridge (boys, girls) and Woodgrove (girls) will play for state titles Saturday. State semifinal games for baseball, soccer and softball are scheduled for Friday.

Loudoun Valley runner Colin Vitkus, middle, holds off James Monroe’s Brandon Lawrence and Waynesboro’s Carlos Richardson during the anchor leg of the 400-meter relay. The Vikings placed second in the event on their way to winning the VHSL 3A boys’ state championship.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Vikings run to team crown; Donohue, Hunter, Nolan, Spartan relay team race to event titles

Loudoun Valley High School athletes shined when it mattered most this track and field season. Behind stellar performances from several individuals and all three of their relay teams, the Vikings racked up 56 points to best runner-up Heritage (Lynchburg) by nearly 10 points for the VHSL 3A boys' team championship June 6 at Harrisonburg High School.

Finishing third in Conference 14 during the regular season, the Tuscarora Huskies have reeled off six consecutive postseason wins to claim Conference 14 and 5A North Region tournament titles.—Photo Courtesy/Jennifer Post

Zyglowicz nets hat trick as Tuscarora continues postseason surge

To anyone associated with the Tuscarora High School boys’ soccer program, it didn’t come as much of a surprise. After all, a starting senior is expected to make big plays, though it’s not usually expected that a listed defender scores the goals. Still, it’s what Huskies senior Zane Zyglowicz did June 5 in the 5A North region championship against Broad Run – just not at the position the roster listed him as playing.

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