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.
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
Wed., Mar. 4 | 09:02 PM - Loudoun County High School earned its fifth consecutive trip to the VHSL 4A State girls' basketball tournament with a 51-31 home win against Chancellor in the region semifinals Wednesday night.
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.
Foxcroft School breaks through for first hoops crown
Wed., Feb. 25 | 01:40 PM - Foxcroft School doubled up Randolph-Macon Academy 48-24 in the Delaney Athletic Conference Division II championship game Feb. 20 to earn its first basketball title.
5A Conference 14 basketball tournament
Tue., Feb. 24 | 10:02 AM - Top seeds Stone Bridge (boys) and Tuscarora (girls) won 5A Conference 14 basketball tournament championship games Feb. 23 at Freedom High School in South Riding.
3A Conference 28 basketball tournament
Sat., Feb. 21 | 08:42 AM - Loudoun Valley and host John Champe squared off in both the boys' and girls' championship games of the 3A Conference 28 basketball tournament Feb. 20. Valley prevailed in the girls' final and Champe claimed the boys' title.
4A Conference 21 basketball tournament
Sat., Feb. 21 | 08:09 AM - Loudoun County (girls) and Woodgrove (boys) prevailed in 4A Conference 21 basketball tournament championship games Feb. 20. The Raiders won the girls' title as the No. 2 seed and the Wolverines claimed the boys' crown as the No. 3 seed.
Friday’s updated postseason schedule
Fri., Feb. 20 | 02:40 PM - Virginia High School League state swimming, wrestling and gymnastics meets highlight Friday's full slate of varsity athletic events. Conference 21 and Conference 28 basketball tournament championship games are also set for tonight.
Miller flourishes on court despite disorder
Woodgrove High School senior Kylee Miller has not allowed the effects of a dysautonomic disorder called Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome stop her from playing the sport she is most passionate about.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Wed., Feb. 18 | 10:43 AM - Toughness is a concept that comes up often in sports. To endure hardship, battle through adversity and persevere when quitting would be easy, that's tough.