Mat Kings: Four Loudoun wrestlers bring home state gold
Emotion overcomes Potomac Falls senior Omer Nezam as his hand is raised following a 3-2 decision victory against Freedom senior Bradley Nelson in the Virginia 5A 160-pound championship match Feb. 22 at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax.—Times-Mirror Photo/Moe Murphy
Persistence paid off in a big way for Potomac Falls High School senior Omer Nezam at the Virginia 5A state wrestling championships Feb. 22 at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax.
Tue., Feb. 25 | 02:53 PM
Vikings’ Byers parlays momentum, confidence into 3A East region crown
Loudoun Valley senior Sid Byers gains position before pinning Spotsylvania’s Ryan Mills in the first round. Byers would go on to win the 285-pound title at the 3A East Region tournament.—Times-Mirror Photo/Moe Murphy
Four Loudoun wrestlers advanced to Virginia 3A State Wrestling Championships based on top four finishes at the 3A East Region tournament Feb. 16-17 at John Champe High School in Aldie.
Tue., Feb. 18 | 03:00 PM
5A North, 4A North region wrestling results
Four Loudoun wrestlers took home individual titles at the 5A North Region wrestling tournament, while two local wrestlers proved to be tops in their weight class at the 4A North Region tournament.
Tue., Feb. 18 | 02:07 PM
Freedom pins down Conference 14 wrestling title
Freedom senior Bradley Nelson, top, scored a last-second takedown to defeat Potomac Falls senior Omer Nezam, 3-1, in the 160-pound final Feb. 7 at the Conference 14 Wrestling Championships.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Freedom High School took the team title at the first-ever Conference 14 Wrestling Championships, Feb. 7 at Tuscarora High School in Leesburg. The Eagles led all teams with four individual champions, while Briar Woods brought home three and Potomac Falls, Broad Run and Stone Bridge took two apiece.
Tue., Feb. 11 | 04:56 PM
Vikings, Knights make their mark at Conference 28 wrestling tournament
Loudoun Valley and John Champe high schools will be well represented at the 3A East Region tournament following strong showings Feb. 6 at the Conference 28 Wrestling Championships.
Tue., Feb. 11 | 04:10 PM
Photos: Conference 21 Wrestling Championships
Woodgrove’s Gunner Hilling, top, needed just 44 seconds to pin Sherando’s Chris Morgan in the 195-pound final at the Conference 21 Wrestling Championships.—Times-Mirror Photo/Moe Murphy
Four Woodgrove High School wrestlers won individual titles and a pair of Loudoun County Raiders claimed individual crowns at the Conference 21 Wrestling Championships, Feb. 8 at Sherando High School in Stephens City.
Tue., Feb. 11 | 10:22 AM
Hinrichs leads Freedom’s charge at Valley Duals
Freedom senior Andy Hinrichs controls Stafford’s Rodrigo Silva on his way to capping an undefeated weekend Jan. 25 at the Loudoun Valley Wrestling Duals.—Times-Mirror Photo/Moe Murphy
Andy Hinrichs of Freedom High School continued his stellar season with a perfect run through his seven matches at the Loudoun Valley Wrestling Duals, contested Jan. 24-25 in Purcellville.
Wed., Jan. 29 | 11:35 AM
Incredible Hulcher: VMI-bound wrestler now winningest in LCPS history
Briar Woods senior Michael Hulcher, shown here after winning a 2013 state championship, recently became the all-time winningest varsity wrestler in Loudoun County Public Schools history.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Moe Murphy
Michael Hulcher does not cut the most imposing figure on the wrestling mat. He doesn't have the thickest neck, or the broadest shoulders or the most bulging arms. He isn't the short, stocky type that bowls opponents over, nor the long, lanky variety that reaches out and grabs someone.
Wed., Jan. 22 | 11:43 AM
Varsity Rewind: Jan. 14-18 games
Woodgrove's boys and girls, along with Potomac Falls boys and Broad Run girls won dual swim meets Saturday. Look inside for scores and submitted stats.
Mon., Jan. 20 | 04:51 PM
Loudoun teams fare well in Spartan Slam Duals
Broad Run’s Connor Bryant embraces coach J.J. Totaro after collecting his 100th career victory during the Spartan Slam Duals.—Times-Mirror Photo/Moe Murphy
Five Loudoun varsity wrestling teams participated in the sixth annual Spartan Slam Duals Jan. 4 at Broad Run High School in Ashburn. St. Paul's (Md.) won the tournament with an overall record of 5-0. The next four places were occupied by Loudoun schools, highlighted by Broad Run and John Champe producing 4-1 records.
Wed., Jan. 8 | 10:30 AM