Fairfax pulls away from Loudoun in second half
Stone Bridge senior Jason Jolly of the Loudoun All-Stars drives to the basket during the second annual NOVA Challenge basketball game March 22. After winning the 3-point shooting contest, Jolly led Loudoun with 22 points in a 122-110 loss to Fairfax.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., Mar. 24 | 11:10 AM - Rock Ridge High School in Ashburn was the scene for the second annual NOVA Challenge all-star boys' basketball event March 22, pitting the top high school senior hoopsters from Loudoun against their counterparts from Fairfax.
Loudoun All-Stars shoot for two
Loudoun County High School senior Quad Borup has earned an invitation to take the court for the Loudoun All-Stars in the second annual NOVA Challenge.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Thu., Mar. 19 | 11:35 PM - Some of the top senior high school boys' basketball players in Northern Virginia will be showcased March 22 as the Loudoun All-Stars square off against the Fairfax All-Stars in the second annual NOVA Challenge at Rock Ridge High School in Ashburn.
Final postseason basketball scoreboard
Sun., Mar. 15 | 09:52 AM - The 2014-2015 varsity basketball season concluded this weekend with six boys' and girls' teams winning VHSL state championships. Seven Loudoun schools advanced to the semifinals of their respective region tournaments with Loudoun County and Tuscarora reaching the state playoffs.
Princess Anne overwhelms Tuscarora in VHSL 5A semifinal
The best season in the brief history of the Tuscarora High School girls’ basketball program concluded Friday morning in the semifinals of the Virginia High School League Group 5A state semifinals.—Times-Mirror File/Carl Lukat
Fri., Mar. 13 | 02:08 PM - Playing in its first state basketball playoff game, fifth-year Tuscarora High School saw perennial powerhouse Princess Anne score the first 20 points of the VHSL 5A girls' basketball semifinal game.
Strong finish lifts Midlothian past Loudoun County in VHSL 4A girls’ basketball semifinal
Thu., Mar. 12 | 02:24 PM - In a game filled with scoring runs, Midlothian produced the final surge in the VHSL 4A state girls' basketball semifinals against Loudoun County to record a 55-51 victory March 12 at the Siegel Center in Richmond.
Raiders, Huskies set to embark on state basketball playoffs
Wed., Mar. 11 | 08:10 AM - A pair of Loudoun high schools are headed to Richmond for the Virginia High School League State girls' basketball playoffs after advancing to the championship game of their respective region tournaments.
Postseason basketball: Region tournament scoreboard
The Loudoun County Raiders defeated Chancellor 51-31 on Wednesday night in the 4A North Region semifinals to advance to the region championship and secure a spot in the state tournament.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Sun., Mar. 8 | 10:05 AM - Loudoun County (4A) and Tuscarora (5A) high schools have advanced to the Virginia High School League State girls' basketball tournament as region finalists.
Petersburg holds off Loudoun Valley in 3A East semifinal
Junior Lindsey Sweet prepares to shoot during the second half of Loudoun Valley’s 3A East Region semifinal game against Petersburg. Sweet paced the Vikings offensively with 15 points.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat
Thu., Mar. 5 | 10:15 AM - A spirited rally by host Loudoun Valley fell a little short Wednesday night as the Vikings' stellar season concluded with a a 56-51 loss to Petersburg in the 3A East Region girls' basketball semifinals in Purcellville.
Bulldogs’ win streak, season ends in region semifinal
Wed., Mar. 4 | 11:45 AM - The most successful season in the history of Stone Bridge High School boys' basketball concluded March 3, with a 55-49 home loss to Potomac in the 5A North region semifinal round.
Tuscarora pulls away from Potomac to secure first state tournament bid
Wed., Mar. 4 | 09:46 AM - The 5A North Region girls' basketball semifinal game between Potomac and Tuscarora was delayed a day due to schools being closed Monday. For host Tuscarora, it was well worth the wait.
Middleburg Academy wins VISAA state basketball title
Tue., Mar. 3 | 06:12 PM - Middleburg Academy outscored Christ Chapel Academy 18-10 in the fourth quarter to rally for a 66-62 victory Feb. 28 in the 2015 Virginia Independent School Athletic Association Division III boys' basketball state championship game.
All-Conference 21 basketball teams
Tue., Mar. 3 | 04:56 PM - Derek Fisher of Loudoun County High School and Steve Douglas of Woodgrove were voted Coaches of the Year on the 4A All-Conference 21 basketball teams after guiding their squads to conference titles this winter.
All-Conference 28 basketball teams
Tue., Mar. 3 | 03:47 PM - John Champe High Schoool juniors Kuony Deng (boys) and Ja’Che Malone (girls) have been voted Players of the Year on the 3A All-Conference 28 basketball teams.
Jolly goes for 50 to lift Bulldogs in overtime
Senior guard Jason Jolly, shown here in a regular-season game against Potomac Falls, lit up the scoreboard for 50 points in Stone Bridge’s 88-83 overtime win against Thomas Edison.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Rick Wasser
Sun., Mar. 1 | 06:42 PM - The Stone Bridge Bulldogs needed to work overtime Feb. 28 in their 5A North Region boys' basketball quarterfinal game against Thomas Edison to extend their winning streak to 23 games.
Raiders storm into 4A North semifinals, push win streak to 22
Loudoun County senior Gabrielle Gillis pries the ball away from the hands of Fluvanna County senior Kiersten Allen during a 4A North Region girls’ basketball quarterfinal game. The Raiders won 57-26 to advance to the region semifinals.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Sun., Mar. 1 | 02:41 PM - Loudoun County High School needed nearly a full quarter in its 4A North Region girls' basketball quarterfinal game against Fluvanna County to get its offense on track following an eight-day layoff.
Huber finds groove in Woodgrove’s blowout win
Sun., Mar. 1 | 01:43 PM - It may have been clear outside on Feb. 28 in Purcellville, but inside the gymnasium of Woodgrove High School, it just wouldn't stop raining. Shot after shot poured into the bucket as the Wolverines amassed 15 3-pointers in a 91-60 dismissal of Fluvanna County in the 4A North Region boys' basketball quarterfinals.
Tuscarora closes strong in region quarterfinal win
Tuscarora sophomore Ashley Leonard tightly defends Wakefield sophomore Lyric Hatcher in the 5A North Region girls’ basketball quarterfinals. Leonard knocked down a key 3-pointer in the Huskies’ 65-63 win.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat
Sun., Mar. 1 | 12:17 PM - With her team trailing by four midway through the fourth quarter, Tuscarora High School sophomore Ashley Leonard drained a clutch 3-pointer to turn the momentum in a 5A North Region girls' basketball quarterfinal game Feb. 28 in Leesburg.
Knights continue to reach new heights
John Champe junior forward Kuony Deng drives to the basket for a layup in the fourth quarter of the Knights’ 61-55 victory against James Monroe in the 3A East Region basketball quarterfinals.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat
Sat., Feb. 28 | 09:36 AM - John Champe High School faced adversity early and late in its 3A East Region boys' basketball quarterfinal game against James Monroe. Both times, the host Knights met the challenge on their way to a 61-55 victory Feb. 27 in Aldie.
Loudoun Valley boys, girls win region playoff openers
Sat., Feb. 28 | 08:55 AM - Loudoun Valley High School started the 3A East Region basketball tournament on the right note Feb. 27 as the Viking boys' and girls' teams won quarterfinal round games.
All-Conference 14 basketball teams
Thu., Feb. 26 | 08:36 AM - Stone Bridge senior Jason Jolly and Broad Run junior Mariah Leonard have garnered Player of the Year honors on the 5A All-Conference 14 boys' and girls' basketball teams.