Thu., Aug. 25 | 10:06 AM - The wait is over. The 2016 Virginia High School League football season kicks off Aug. 26 with 14 of Loudoun's 15 varsity teams in action. The 11-week regular season, 10 games plus a bye week, spans the final week of August through the first week of November. The postseason begins Nov. 11 and culminates Dec. 10 with state champions being crowned in each of the VHSL's six classifications.
Wed., Aug. 24 | 09:42 AM - On Aug. 22, the sports pantheon of Loudoun County grew by one. For this new sport's players and coaches, the first games of public high school varsity field hockey were a long time coming. Freshly painted boundary lines graced the field of Ashburn's Rock Ridge High School, the site of two Opening Night showdowns. New goalie nets, seven feet tall and 12 feet wide, sat at both ends.
Tue., Aug. 23 | 12:10 PM - Registration for the Capitals Learn to Play program is underway. Open to first-time participants, the LTP initiative provides free head-to-toe equipment to children ages four to eight in an effort to reduce cost barriers associated with an introductory program.
Sun., Aug. 21 | 07:36 PM - Dominion High School's Kelvin Shen (145) and Thomas Cook (150), and Loudoun County's Ryan Monastero (148) each produced top five individual finishers in a field of more than 100 golfers Aug. 17-18 at the Atomic Invitational. Broad Run, Riverside and Stone Bridge each won dual matches Thursday.
Sat., Aug. 20 | 10:23 AM - The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation hosted the Washington Redskins High School Coaches Clinic Thursday at the Inova Sports Performance Center at Redskins Park in Ashburn. Tuscarora head coach Mike Burnett and Washington team physician Dr. Brandon Bryant headlined the keynote speaker portion of the clinic.
Fri., Aug. 19 | 08:29 AM - Sometimes, as the saying goes, life knocks you down. Ryan Douglass just keeps getting back up. The 21-year-old Leesburg native has traveled across the United States in search of a golf career, and will take the next step this fall at Arizona State.
Thu., Aug. 18 | 09:30 AM - Drew Perry has been elected as a team captain for his senior season at Loudoun Valley High School. The 6-foot, 215-pound linebacker/fullback is entering his third season of playing varsity football.
Wed., Aug. 17 | 11:01 AM - The 2016 varsity golf season is already in full swing at the midway point of August. Look inside for scores and submitted updates from Dominion, Heritage, Loudoun Valley and Stone Bridge high schools.
Tue., Aug. 16 | 12:39 PM - Nine members of the Endorphin Fitness Fairfax-Loudoun Youth Triathlon Team competed in the USA Triathlon Youth & Junior National Championships, July 30-31 in West Chester, Ohio.
Sun., Aug. 14 | 07:19 PM - The Farmwell Station Basketball League conducted the final installment of its six-week summer youth basketball instructional program Aug. 13 at Trailside Middle School in Ashburn. The free program for kids in third through eighth grades was conducted on Saturday mornings.
Sat., Aug. 13 | 10:36 AM - Bruce McBarnette topped the field in the high jump and placed second in the triple jump at the USA Masters Games, contested July 21-31 in Greensboro, N.C. The Sterling resident cleared 5 feet, 7 inches to claim gold in the high jump.
Fri., Aug. 12 | 10:28 AM - Ashburn resident Ed Donofrio was a member of the United States' fencing team in the 1976 Olympics. Donofrio competed 40 years ago at the Montreal Summer Olympics. Donorfio is in the U.S. Naval Academy Athletic Hall of Fame after earning All-American honors as a competitor and later coaching the Navy team.
Thu., Aug. 11 | 10:14 AM - Last month, Ben Ogedegbe stood up from the bench, paced the sideline and prepared to enter a game in Atlanta. His father, Nathaniel, watched on and attempted to record the moment on his phone. He was unable to, as the sight of Ben hitting the pitch was too emotional for him. Of course, this wasn’t just a normal soccer game.
Wed., Aug. 10 | 11:48 AM - For the Leesburg Rangers senior baseball team of American Legion Post 34, it took a long, difficult journey to reach the Mid-Atlantic championship - though they never really left home. Home is Fireman's Field in Purcellville, and it proved very kind to the Rangers as they hosted - and won - the eight-team double-elimination regional tournament.
Tue., Aug. 9 | 02:07 PM - Loudoun Valley and Dominion high schools competed in a dual match Aug. 8 at Loudoun Golf and Country Club in Purcellville. Loudoun Valley produced a four-player total of 307 on the par 72 course to top Dominion by 20 strokes.
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