2014 varsity football season is fast approaching
Potomac Falls High School wide receiver Wanya Allen heads upfield after catching a pass during a 2013 game against Sterling rival Dominion. The teams will face each other to open and close the 2014 regular season after splitting two games last fall.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Doug Stroud
Tue., Jul. 15 | 01:45 PM - Forty-six days. With the Virginia High School League recently releasing the 2014 master football schedule, the countdown is on until the season kicks off Aug. 29.
Virginia High School League All-State selections
Katie Strycharz was one of three players from Dominion High School’s girls’ soccer state championship team to be selected to the VHSL All-State team. Strycharz will continue her soccer career at Carnegie Mellon University.—Courtesy Photo
Mon., Jul. 14 | 07:06 AM - The Virginia High School League has begun releasing All-State teams for 2014 varsity spring sports. Look inside to see which Loudoun student-athletes were selected.
Huskies mourn coach’s sudden loss
Tue., Jul. 8 | 12:05 PM - Adam Fortune, one of the area's most tenured and respected high school football coaches, died July 7 of cardiomyopathy due to an enlarged heart. He was 37.
Hunter, Lynch, Yarborough strike gold at VHSL track and field championships
Loudoun Valley sophomore Andrew Hunter, left, pushes past Kenneth Hagen of Blacksburg to win the 1,600-meter run at the VHSL 3A state track and field championships in Harrisonburg. Hunter also claimed gold in the 3,200-meter run.—Times-Mirror Photo/Jeremiah Knupp
Tue., Jun. 10 | 02:44 PM - Andrew Hunter of Loudoun Valley High School capped a tremendous sophomore campaign by crossing the finish line first in both the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter runs at the VHSL Group 3A state track and field championships June 7 in Harrisonburg.
Deel’s overtime goal lifts Stone Bridge past Tuscarora
Thu., Jun. 5 | 10:05 AM - There are reasons why Brigitte Deel had not scored a goal in 26 consecutive games for the Stone Bridge High School girls’ soccer team heading into Wednesday night’s 5A North region semifinals.
Postseason scoreboard: Monday’s region quarterfinal games
The Broad Run Spartans - shown here rejoicing during a regular-season victory against Tuscarora - opened the 5A North Region playoffs with a 5-1 home victory against Massaponax on June 2.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Jun. 3 | 01:25 PM - A total of 14 Loudoun teams won quarterfinal round games Monday in the 5A North, 4A North and 3A East region baseball, softball and soccer tournaments to earn spots in Wednesday's semifinal round.
Region track and field meet champions
Sat., May. 31 | 10:08 AM - Athletes from John Champe, Loudoun County, Loudoun Valley, Stone Bridge and Tuscarora high schools won individual titles at their respective region track and field meets.
5A North Region tournament scoreboard
Sat., May. 31 | 07:34 AM - Freedom (baseball), Stone Bridge (softball, girls' soccer) and Tuscarora (softball, boys' soccer, girls' soccer) advanced to the 5A North Region quarterfinals with first-round victories Friday night.
Conference 14 baseball, softball and soccer tournaments
Fri., May. 30 | 10:08 AM - Broad Run (boys' soccer), Briar Woods (softball, girls' soccer) and Stone Bridge (baseball) won championships in the inaugural Group 5A Conference 14 tournament.
Postseason scoreboard: May 28 games
Wed., May. 28 | 10:49 PM - Briar Woods High School (softball, girls' soccer) and Stone Bridge (baseball) won title games Wednesday evening to join Broad Run (boys' soccer) as 5A Conference 14 tournament champions.
All-Conference 14 soccer team
Mon., May. 26 | 03:13 PM - Briar Woods High School student-athletes Collin Verfurth and McKensey Ziegler have been selected as Players of the Year on the All-Conference 14 boys' and girls' soccer teams.
Track and field: Conference championship results
Fri., May. 23 | 11:42 AM - Loudoun Valley boys and girls won 3A Conference 28 titles; Stone Bridge boys and girls won 5A Conference 14 crowns; and Loudoun County boys and Woodgrove girls claimed 4A Conference 21 championships this week in track and field.
Varsity Rewind: May 13-20 games
Wed., May. 21 | 12:32 PM - Briar Woods High School boys and Stone Bridge High School girls won 5A North Conference 14 tennis tournament team championships May 20.
Spartans rally past Huskies in OT: ‘There was a lot of heart in that game on both sides’
Broad Run High School goalkeeper Andrew Davies makes a save between Tuscarora’s Finley Underhill and Dermot McGee during an action-packed boys’ soccer game May 9 in Leesburg. The Spartans erased a 2-0 deficit to win 4-3 in overtime.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., May. 13 | 12:47 PM - The script almost wrote itself. With the score level in the opening minute of overtime, Broad Run High School forward Sammy Sergi stepped up to take the potential game-winning penalty kick.
Varsity Rewind: May 1-12 games
Tue., May. 13 | 10:54 AM - Loudoun Valley High School received another strong pitching performance in a 3-0 baseball victory May 12 against Warren County. Junior Andrew Lohr tossed a no-hitter to help the Vikings record their sixth consecutive shutout.
Tuscarora boys, Briar Woods girls run past the field at LCPS track meet
Jordan Roach cleared 5 feet, 10 inches to place second in the high jump May 2 at the LCPS Track and Field Championships. In addition, Roach was one of three Tuscarora athletes to win an individual event (110-meter hurdles) to help the host Huskies claim the boys’ team championship.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., May. 6 | 01:17 PM - Tuscarora High School won the boys' title and Briar Woods claimed the girls' crown at the 2014 Loudoun County Public Schools Track and Field Championships May 2 in Leesburg.
Girls’ soccer: Briar Woods deals Tuscarora its first loss
Wed., Apr. 30 | 05:29 PM - The Tuscarora High School girls' soccer team entered Tuesday’s home match against Briar Woods with an undefeated record. Even more impressive, the Huskies had yet to give up a goal on the season while scoring 24 times. That all changed in the first two minutes of the match.
Varsity Rewind: April 21-28 games
Tue., Apr. 29 | 10:30 AM - Senior JB Bukauskas pitched six and two-thirds innings of scoreless baseball on a wet Monday evening to help Stone Bridge shut out Broad Run 8-0 and extend its winning streak to 11 games.
Varsity Spring Sports Rewind: April 1-14 games
Tuscarora High School defeated Stone Bridge 5-4 in varsity softball April 10. The Huskies, coached by Megan Smith, won for the fourth time in six games to open the season.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Apr. 15 | 10:54 AM - Senior Corley Simons scored late in regulation to lift Loudoun Valley to an 11-10 girls' lacrosse victory against Battlefield on April 14 in a rematch of a 2013 VHSL state quarterfinal game.
Loudoun All-Stars outshine Fairfax in NOVA Challenge
Travis Fulgham of the Loudoun All-Stars surveys the court March 23 during the inaugural NOVA Challenge. Fulgham, a senior at Broad Run High School, was selected as Loudoun’s Most Valuable Player after scoring 17 points in a 125-115 win.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Wed., Mar. 26 | 07:10 AM - Held for the very first time March 23 at Centreville High School, the NOVA Challenge pitted the best high school senior basketball players in Loudoun County versus the top upperclassman hoopsters from Fairfax County.