Fast start propels Woodgrove past Heritage
Woodgrove junior Sarah Root delivers a jump pass in between Heritage defenders Jonique Mitchell and Julia Ng. The Wolverines built a 17-point lead after one quarter and went on to win 66-46.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Fri., Dec. 19 | 01:07 PM - The Woodgrove Wolverines surged out to a 17-point lead by the end of the first quarter, dooming the homestanding Heritage Pride to a 66-46 loss in Dulles District girls' basketball action Dec. 17 in Leesburg.
Varsity Winter Sports Rewind
First-year Rock Ridge High School defeated Freedom 63-50 in varsity boys’ basketball Dec. 3 to earn its first-ever win in its initial game.—Courtesy Photo
Fri., Dec. 19 | 08:41 AM - The 2014-2015 winter varsity sports season is underway. Look inside for results and submitted stats from boys' basketball, girls' basketball, wrestling, swimming and gymnastics events.
Freshmen hoopsters make good first impression
Thu., Dec. 11 | 02:20 PM - A total of 26 freshmen student-athletes from DI Sports & Athletics recently made the varsity or junior varsity basketball teams at their respective Loudoun high schools.
Park View tabs Orchant as next basketball coach
Tue., Aug. 19 | 12:48 PM - Zack Orchant has been hired as head varsity boys basketball coach at Park View High School in Sterling.
Robinson shines at ODU basketball camp
Sun., Jul. 6 | 11:30 PM - Potomac Falls High School rising senior guard A.J. Robinson was recognized as a Top 10 performer in a recent Elite Camp at Old Dominion University.
Woodgrove’s Marshall to hoop at Gordon College
Wed., Jun. 25 | 09:22 AM - Woodgrove High School Class of 2014 graduate Dylan Marshall will continue his basketball career at Gordon College in Massachusetts. He will study physics and engineering.
Freedom’s Collins to hoop at King University
A three-sport athlete at Freedom High School, Arnelle Collins is taking her basketball skills to King University. She is pictured with her parents Celeste and Gary.—Courtesy Photo
Tue., Jun. 3 | 02:07 PM - Freedom High School senior Arnelle Collins has signed her national letter of intent to play basketball at King University, a NCAA Division II program in Bristol, Tenn.
Shallis to coach Briar Woods boys’ basketball
Thu., May. 15 | 11:55 AM - Briar Woods High School has tabbed Kip Shallis as head coach of its varsity boys' basketball team. Shallis takes over for Michael Benson, who resigned after the 2013-2014 season to spend more time with family.
Nine Loudoun players selected on VHSCA All-State basketball team
Tue., Apr. 29 | 06:03 PM - Loudoun County senior Maggie Phillips and Loudoun Valley senior Paul Rowley are first-team selections in their respective classifications on the Virginia High School Coaches Association All-State Basketball team. Seven area players earned second-team honors.
Phillips, Rowley garner All-State honors
Tue., Apr. 1 | 02:28 PM - Loudoun County High School senior Maggie Phillips and Loudoun Valley senior Paul Rowley have been selected on the Virginia High School League's All-State basketball team.
Loudoun All-Stars outshine Fairfax in NOVA Challenge
Travis Fulgham of the Loudoun All-Stars surveys the court March 23 during the inaugural NOVA Challenge. Fulgham, a senior at Broad Run High School, was selected as Loudoun’s Most Valuable Player after scoring 17 points in a 125-115 win.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Wed., Mar. 26 | 09:10 AM - Held for the very first time March 23 at Centreville High School, the NOVA Challenge pitted the best high school senior basketball players in Loudoun County versus the top upperclassman hoopsters from Fairfax County.
Benson resigns as Briar Woods’ basketball coach
Tue., Mar. 25 | 04:12 PM - Mike Benson has resigned, effective immediately, as head varsity boys basketball coach at Briar Woods High School after seven seasons.
Alderson Broaddus nets G-MAC basketball tournament title
Loudoun Valley High School alum Josh Grimard and his Alderson Broaddus University teammates pose with the Great Midwest Athletic Conference Championship trophy.—Courtesy Photo
Mon., Mar. 17 | 10:15 AM - The Alderson Broaddus University men's basketball team rallied from a five-point second-half deficit to defeat Kentucky Wesleyan College 65-61 and earn its first NCAA Division II Great Midwest Athletic Conference Tournament Championship March 8 in Philippi, W. Va.
Panthers’ Robinson scores 1,000 points
Thu., Mar. 13 | 07:58 PM - Junior guard A.J. Robinson reached 1,000 points for his varsity basketball career Feb. 25 during Potomac Falls High School's 5A North quarterfinal game against Potomac.
Panther alum Graves, Mount St. Mary’s punch ticket for March Madness
Gregory Graves drives to the basket during his senior season at Potomac Falls High School. Graves has seen action in all 32 games for NCAA Tournament bound Mount St. Mary’s as a sophomore this winter.—Times-Mirror File Photo
Wed., Mar. 12 | 09:03 AM - Mount St. Mary's is headed to the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament for the first time since 2008 following an 88-71 victory over top-seeded Robert Morris in the Northeast Conference championship game March 11 in Moon Township, Pa. Potomac Falls High School alum Gregory Graves is a sophomore forward for The Mount.
Loudoun duo helps Mary Washington advance to NCAA Sweet 16
Tue., Mar. 11 | 05:01 PM - The University of Mary Washington is headed to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III men's basketball tournament for the first time. The Eagles' roster includes Broad Run alum Taylor Johnson and Loudoun Valley grad John Yoxthimer.
Loudoun County falls a little short against Lake Taylor in state semifinals
Loudoun County’s Gabrielle Gillis wrestles Lake Taylor’s Endia McKinney for a loose ball during the Virginia 4A state girls’ basketball semifinal game March 8 in Norfolk.—Photo Courtesy/Stephen Katz, Virginia Pilot
Tue., Mar. 11 | 12:25 PM - Bumped, pushed and out-rebounded, the Loudoun County High School girls basketball team met their match. Behind relentless traps and full-court pressure, reigning state champion Lake Taylor defeated Loudoun County 42-37 in a Virginia 4A girls' basketball semifinal game March 8 at Old Dominion University.
4A North All-Region basketball team
Fri., Mar. 7 | 02:50 PM - Loudoun County High School's Ethan Walker and Maggie Phillips, and Dominion's Tony Richardson garnered first-team accolades on the Virginia 4A North Region basketbal team.
Loudoun County seeks next step at states
Loudoun County High School coach Derek Fisher diagrams a play in the huddle during the 4A North Region championship game. Fisher has guided the Raiders to the state playoffs in each of his four seasons with the program.—Photo Courtesy/Erica Yoon, Roanoke Times
Wed., Mar. 5 | 06:15 PM - With the Virginia High School League state basketball playoffs getting underway this week, Loudoun County has just one team left standing: the girls squad at Loudoun County High School.
3A East All-Region basketball team
Tue., Mar. 4 | 02:56 PM - Loudoun Valley High School's Paul Rowley, Emily Thompson and Jerica Mingo, along with John Champe's Rachel Malinowski were selected on the Virginia 3A East All-Region basketball team.