Battista wins title, Spartans take second at 5A state tourney
Michael Battista is greeted by his mother, teammates and friends after winning the 160-pound championship at the VHSL Group 5A state wrestling tournament.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud
Down five points quickly in the VHSL Group 5A 160-pound state championship bout Feb. 20 at Robinson Secondary School, Broad Run's Michael Battista fought off a pin attempt and began to battle back.
Tue., Feb. 24 | 02:24 PM
Dominion’s Atariwa stands atop podium at VHSL 4A wrestling tourney
Dominion junior Adeeb Atariwa, shown here wrestling in the Conference 21 tournament, pinned Sherando’s Ben Avery just 16 seconds into the second round of the 285-pound championship bout.—Times-Mirror File/Rick Wasser
Junior Adeeb Atariwa became Dominion High School's first-ever state champion wrestler in dominant fashion Feb. 20 at the Virginia High School League Group 4A Wrestling Championships in Salem.
Tue., Feb. 24 | 11:40 AM
Friday’s updated postseason schedule
Virginia High School League state swimming, wrestling and gymnastics meets highlight Friday's full slate of varsity athletic events. Conference 21 and Conference 28 basketball tournament championship games are also set for tonight.
Fri., Feb. 20 | 02:40 PM
VHSL state wrestling tournaments condensed to one-day events
The Virginia High School League State Wrestling Championships for all classifications have been condensed from two-day events to one day due to the weather forecast for Saturday. Group 1A through 6A tournaments are now scheduled to begin and conclude on Friday.
Fri., Feb. 20 | 10:00 AM
Woodgrove edges Sherando for Conference 21 wrestling crown
Woodgrove senior Dylan Shockey takes hold of Sherando’s Curtis Guthridge’s leg in the 126-pound championship match Feb. 7 at the 4A Conference 21 Wrestling Championships. Shockey earned the decisive point with an escape in the third period to pull out a 3-2 decision.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
The first 195 matches of the day were not enough to decide a team champion at the Conference 21 Wrestling Championships Feb. 7 at Woodgrove High School in Purcellville. The point totals of Sherando and the homestanding Wolverines were too close to call.
Tue., Feb. 10 | 03:02 PM
Six local wrestlers win Conference 28 titles
John Champe High School produced four individual champions on its way to a third-place team finish at the 3A Conference 28 Wrestling Championships Feb. 7 at Rock Ridge High School in Ashburn.
Tue., Feb. 10 | 10:52 AM
Broad Run breaks through at Conference 14 wrestling meet
Broad Run High School wrestlers flexed their muscles at the Conference 14 Wrestling Championships. The Spartans won their first conference or district title since 1995.—Times-Mirror/Jason S. Rufner
The last time Broad Run High School was the team champion of a district wrestling meet, the year was 1995. "Toy Story" was hot in theaters, people were learning about something called email and no one on today's Spartans had yet been born.
Tue., Feb. 10 | 09:41 AM
Varsity rewind: Feb. 5-7 events
Broad Run High School won the 5A Conference 14 wrestling championship on Friday evening. Woodgrove High School followed suit by claiming the 4A Conference 21 wrestling championship on Saturday.
Mon., Feb. 9 | 10:29 AM
Varsity Rewind: Jan. 28 events
Woodgrove High School wrestling improves to 19-0 in dual meets, Stone Bridge boys' basketball wins its 12th straight game and Tuscarora gymnastics concludes a strong regular season by winning a six-team meet at Rock Ridge to highlight Wednesday's varsity action.
Thu., Jan. 29 | 09:05 AM
Park View’s Sieng joins 100-win club
Park View High School senior Dylan Sieng won all five of his matches Jan. 10 at the Freedom Duals to surpass 100 wins for his varsity career.
Tue., Jan. 13 | 02:47 PM