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Tuscarora appoints Shain to guide baseball program

Tuscarora High School has hired Cole Shain as its head varsity baseball coach. Shain, a Broad Run High School alum, takes the reins from Mark Bauer, who stepped down at the conclusion of the 2016 season to spend more time with his family.

Leesburg Post 34 Rangers won the American Legion Mid-Atlantic regional baseball tournament title as the host team. The Rangers advance to the American Legion World Series.—Times-Mirror/Jason S. Rufner

World Series bound: Leesburg Rangers win regional title

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.

Leesburg Rangers rally to claim Mid-Atlantic regional championship

The Leesburg Post 34 Rangers scored twice in the bottom of the ninth inning to turn a one-run deficit into a 4-3 victory over Flemington (N.J.) in the championship game of the American Legion Mid-Atlantic regional baseball tournament Aug. 7 at Fireman's Field in Purcellville.

Loudoun South rules the diamond

Loudoun South Little League's ages 9-10 American All-Star team capped a stellar run through their tournament schedule by winning the Southeast Regional Tournament of State Champions July 27 in Greenville, N.C.

American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional baseball tournament scores

Leesburg Post 34 Rangers are off to a 3-0 start as the host team in the American Legion Mid-Atlantic Regional baseball tournament. State champions from Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey have each won two of its three games as the eight-team double-elimination tournament enters its fourth day Saturday.

Jack Howard, left, high fives Zack Costello after scoring the go-head run in the seventh inning of the Leesburg Rangers’ 5-3 victory Aug. 3 at Fireman’s Field in Purcellville.—Times-Mirror/Bill Clare

With line drives and Lockhart, Leesburg prevails in American Legion region opener

When they polished off their comeback triumph with a snappy 5-4-3 around-the-horn double play, a happy team of Leesburg Rangers whooped and hollered and congratulated themselves on the Fireman's Field diamond Wednesday night in Purcellville.

Cameron Eck and the Leesburg Rangers are back in the American Legion Mid-Atlantic Region Baseball Tournament as the host team.—File Photo/Rick Wasser

Mid-Atlantic’s best coming to Loudoun for American Legion tournament

The well-manicured diamond of Purcellville's Fireman's Field is about to become a stepping stone. Eight teams of ambitious young men from six states will soon descend upon Loudoun's iconic baseball grounds for the American Legion's Mid-Atlantic Baseball Tournament - and the shot at the World Series it offers.

The Purcellville Cannons will host the Strasburg Express in game two of their best-of-three playoff series July 30.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Updated: Purcellville Cannons are playoff bound

Thanks to a strong close to the regular season, the Purcellville Cannons have secured a spot in the Valley Baseball League playoffs. The Cannons earned the No. 4 seed in the North Division and will square off against No. 1 seed and reigning VBL champion Strasburg.

Post 2001 Ashburn Knights are American Legion 15th and 16th District League champions.—Times-Mirror/Bill Clare

Post 2001 Ashburn wins American Legion district tournament title

With a five-run outburst in the third followed by four more in the sixth, the Ashburn Knights of Post 2001 knocked off defending District 16 champ Post 21 Winchester 11-7 to win the American Legion District 16 tournament July 23 at Stone Bridge High School.

Golf Classic to benefit Tuscarora baseball

The 2016 Husky Baseball Golf Classic is Aug. 8 at River Creek Golf Club in Leesburg. Registration is open to individuals and foursomes and sponsorships are available.

American Legion baseball: Post 2001 Ashburn powers past Post 72 Warrenton

The Post 2001 Ashburn Knights have been able to rely on their bats throughout this season, even when games were not close. On Wednesday, the bats saved them. The No 1 seed Knights defeated Post 72 Warrenton 13-10 at Tuscarora High School to move on to the winner’s bracket semifinals.

American Legion baseball: Post 21 Winchester edges Post 34 Leesburg

Starting pitcher Cameron Eck and and the rest of the Post 34 Leesburg Rangers started jogging off the field in celebration. The Rangers thought they had just escaped a bases-loaded, one-out jam by turning a double play to keep its deficit at 1-0. Not so fast.

Will Reed, a Loudoun Valley High School alum, has been dominant in his relief role for the Purcellville Cannons throughout the 2016 season.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Big crowds boost Cannons in first season in Purcellville

The Purcellville Cannons Collegiate Baseball Club's move from Charles Town, W.Va. to Loudoun County for the 2016 Valley Baseball League season has proved to be an instant hit. Playing their home games at picturesque Fireman's Field in Purcellville, the Cannons are among the league leaders in attendance with an average draw of 650 spectators per home date.

Jarrett Clymer slides head first into home plate with the winning run as the Purcellville Cannons turned a 2-0 deficit into a 3-2 victory versus the New Market Rebels.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Walk-off win moves Cannons closer to final playoff spot

The Purcellville Cannons took a big step toward earning a spot in the Valley Baseball League playoffs with a walk-off win Sunday night against the New Market Rebels. Jarrett Clymer scored on a wild pitch in the home half of the 10th inning to give the Cannons a 3-2 victory in front of 795 spectators at Fireman's Field in Purcellville.

Coastal Carolina sophomore Zack Hopeck earned the start for the opening game of the 2016 College World Series finals. Hopeck said of the experience, “You get to play on a stage like this, it’s just second to none. It’s awesome. It’s unbelievable.”—Photo Courtesy/Coastal Carolina athletics

Heritage grad Zack Hopeck helps Coastal Carolina win College World Series

From Heritage High School to the biggest stage of college baseball. Sophomore righty Zack Hopeck started game one of the 2016 College World Series finals for the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. Three days later, Hopeck and his Coastal Carolina teammates were hoisting the championship trophy.


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