Foxcroft athletes earn All-State honors
Tue., Nov. 25 | 02:49 PM - Seven student-athletes at Foxcroft School in Middleburg were selected on Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association Division II All-State teams in fall varsity sports.
Comeback kids: Falcons pull off state championship miracle
The Briar Woods Falcons huddle around the championship trophy after winning their first-ever state volleyball title Nov. 22 in Richmond.—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore
Mon., Nov. 24 | 04:02 PM - When the Briar Woods Falcons lost the first two sets in the Group 5A state championship volleyball match Nov. 22, the girls from Ashburn had them right where they wanted them.
Seventh heaven: Raiders make it seven titles in eight years
Loudoun County High School players rejoice after winning a point in the Group 4A state volleyball final against James Wood. The Raiders won the match in straight sets to repeat as state champions.—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore
Mon., Nov. 24 | 02:30 PM - "Kinda new at this," the first-year head coach joked as she sat down Nov. 22 before a row of microphones, minutes after collecting the gold-plated trophy.
Big second quarter lifts Spartans past Falcons
Clyde Bryson scored on a 17-yard run early in the second quarter for Broad Run’s first points of the game Nov. 21 against Briar Woods. The host Spartans scored all 17 of their points in the second quarter and held on for a 17-15 victory.—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore
Mon., Nov. 24 | 01:06 PM - With just 28 seconds remaining in regulation Nov. 22, Briar Woods High School quarterback Jake Maffe found tight end Mark Birmingham in the end zone for a touchdown. The score pulled the Falcons within two points of host Broad Run in the Group 5A North Region quarterfinals.
Holding court: Falcons, Raiders win state volleyball titles
Sun., Nov. 23 | 11:40 AM - The Briar Woods Falcons overcame a two-set deficit against Princess Anne to win a five-set thriller Nov. 22 in the Virginia High School League Group 5A state volleyball championship. The Loudoun County Raiders swept James Wood in the VHSL 4A state final to continue their court dominance.
Region football playoffs scoreboard
Sun., Nov. 23 | 09:13 AM - Broad Run, Stone Bridge and Tuscarora won home playoff games Friday night to advance to the semifinals of the VHSL 5A North Region playoffs. Loudoun Valley defeated York in a 3A East Region quarterfinal game Saturday afternoon.
Carlton commits to UNC volleyball
Fri., Nov. 21 | 11:25 AM - Potomac Falls High School junior Holly Carlton has verbally committed to take her volleyball skils to the University of North Carolina, beginning in the fall of 2016.
Woodgrove rides balanced offense into playoff rematch
Senior Billy Sheehan is in the midst of a record-setting season as Woodgrove High School’s starting quarterback.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Wed., Nov. 19 | 09:56 AM - The Woodgrove Wolverines’ offense was far from complex last season, and for good reason. The team simply handed the ball to tailback Josh Sweet and let his punishing running style batter opponents into submission.
VHSL state volleyball tournament scores
Wed., Nov. 19 | 08:04 AM - The Briar Woods Falcons (Group 5A) and the Loudoun County Raiders (4A) won semifinal matches Tuesday night to earn spots in the Virginia High School League state volleyball finals.
Tuscarora girls race to school’s first-ever state championship
The Tuscarora Huskies capped a magical season by winning the girls’ team championship at the VHSL 5A state cross-country meet.—Courtesy Photo
Tue., Nov. 18 | 03:47 PM - The five-year-old athletic department at Tuscarora High School reached a new milestone Nov. 14 when the school earned its first team state championship at the VHSL Group 5A cross-country meet, contested at Great Meadow in The Plains.