Fri., Oct. 28 | 08:06 AM - The 10th week of the 2016 varsity football season features seven games involving Loudoun teams. Dominion will host Heritage in a match-up of six-win Group 4A teams, and Potomac Falls hosts Stone Bridge in a key 5A Conference 14 game.
Thu., Oct. 27 | 08:15 PM - Riverside (Conference 28 boys), Tuscarora (Conference 14 boys and girls), Freedom (Conference 22 boys), Loudoun Valley (Conference 21-B boys) and Loudoun County (Conference 21-B girls) raced to team titles Oct. 26 at their respective cross-country conference meets. Derek Johnson and Emma Wolcott of Tuscarora, Bethany Graham of John Champe, Peter Morris of Loudoun Valley and Kathryn Harris of Rock Ridge each placed first in their respective races.
Thu., Oct. 27 | 11:35 AM - With a growing body of medical evidence suggesting long-term negative effects of head trauma and concussions, coaches and parents of Loudoun's young football players are actively seeking help so their kids can play the game the right way - while simultaneously protecting the growing bodies of those kids. Some believe football's solution lies in another tackle-heavy sport: rugby.
Thu., Oct. 27 | 09:12 AM - A decade ago, Moriah McDonald received her first tennis lesson in a church cafeteria. Now, the 14-year-old from Ashburn is part of a national champion tennis team. McDonald and her DMV Elite teammates won the Advanced title at the 2016 Junior Team Tennis National Championships. The DMV Elite defeated The Racquet Club of Columbus (Ohio) 58-31 in the championship match Oct. 16 at the Cayce Tennis Center in South Carolina.
Wed., Oct. 26 | 06:44 PM - The dynamic backcourt duo is standing squarely in the limelight and need to coexist successfully for the Washington Wizards to get back to the playoffs.
Wed., Oct. 26 | 12:41 PM - Ashley Nguyen of Freedom High School and Skylar Sload of Briar Woods tied for 17th place with matching two-day totals of 166 at the 2016 VHSL Girls Golf Open Championship. Abby Bloom of Stone Bridge finished 20th in the tournament, contested Oct. 24-25 at International Country Club in Fairfax. Danielle Suh of Westfield paced the field with an overall score of 157. Suh shot 78 on day one and 79 on day two. Erica Whitehouse of Atlee finished one shot behind in second place.
Tue., Oct. 25 | 12:39 PM - Woodgrove High School ranks first among 4A West Region teams in the latest Virginia High School League football power ratings. Potomac Falls sits second in the 5A North Region ratings.- 1 comment
Mon., Oct. 24 | 05:28 PM - The Rock Ridge Phoenix placed first among six teams at the Conference 21-B competition cheer meet. Loudoun County earned runner-up honors, followed by Park View, Heritage, Dominion and Loudoun Valley. All six schools are represented on the all-conference team.
Mon., Oct. 24 | 04:46 PM - The Conference 14 field hockey tournament begins Monday night with Tuscarora hosting Broad Run in a first-round game. The winner will play top seed Potomac Falls in the semifinal round Tuesday. Stone Bridge and Briar Woods are set to play in the other semifinal game Tuesday.
Sun., Oct. 23 | 07:25 PM - The postseason for field hockey - a first-year varsity sport for Loudoun County Public Schools - begins Oct. 24 with first-round action in the Conference 21 tournament. No. 1 seed Heritage and No. 2 seed Woodgrove earned first-round byes in the six-team tournament.
Sat., Oct. 22 | 10:52 AM - Stone Bridge wasted little time in rebounding from a heartbreaking, last-second loss to rival Broad Run in the 'Battle of the Burn' just a week ago. The host Bulldogs dominated the Tuscarora Huskies from start-to-finish on their way to a 44-7 victory Oct. 21 at F.H.Furr Field in Ashburn. A little more than two minutes into play, quarterback Easton Turner connected with tight end Daniel Thompson for a 43-yard touchdown to give Stone Bridge a lead it would not relinquish.
Sat., Oct. 22 | 12:47 AM - Briar Woods, Broad Run, Freedom, Loudoun Valley, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge and Woodgrove high schools won Friday night during the ninth week of the 2016 varsity football season. Heritage defeated John Champe in the lone area game played Thursday evening. Seven Loudoun teams - Broad Run, Dominion, Heritage, Loudoun Valley, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge and Woodgrove - have won six or more games with two weeks remaining in the regular season.
Fri., Oct. 21 | 10:30 AM - Tick, tick, tick ... the game clock was dwindling. Trailing 38-35 and without a timeout left, Heritage rushed to get a final play off near the John Champe goal line before the clock struck zero. Heritage senior quarterback Alex Carlin got the snap off in time, ran to his right and dove into the end zone.
Thu., Oct. 20 | 09:10 AM - Broad Run High School's cheerleading program hosted the third annual Spartans Believe in a Cure Invitational on Oct. 15 in Ashburn. All proceeds from the event will go to the Loudoun Breast Health Network to support area residents diagnosed with breast cancer through outreach and support.
Thu., Oct. 20 | 08:30 AM - Washington Redskins players and coaches say their turnaround from 0-2 to 4-2 is a matter of resilience. Coach Jay Gruden and cornerback Bashaud Breeland cited a strong response to "adversity," and quarterback Kirk Cousins said no one hit the panic button. But this four-game winning streak isn't just about next man up, taking it one play at a time, never quitting, always believing or any other sports cliché.
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