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Tuscarora’s Burnett receives Redskins’ coaching honor

Tuscarora High School head football coach Mike Burnett is the Redskins High School Coach of the Week for the period ending Sept. 28. Burnett has coached the Husky program since the school opened in 2010 and is Social Studies Department Chair at THS.

Tuscarora alum Noah Reimers featured on ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10

Tuscarora High School alum Noah Reimers is off to a stellar start as a freshman tailback at Harvard University. Reimers earned a spot on SportsCenter's Top 10 plays after leaping over a defender during one of his 15 carries in Harvard's 45-0 win over Georgetown Oct. 2 in Cambridge, Mass.

Loudoun’s Varsity Football Scoreboard-Week 6

Briar Woods, Dominion, John Champe, Loudoun County, Stone Bridge and Tuscarora each won varsity football games during the sixth week of the 2015 season. A majority of games were played Thursday due to the weather forecast.

First-year Riverside High School heads south Thursday for a road game versus Madison County.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Updated: Loudoun’s Varsity Football Schedule—Week 6

Several varsity football games have been moved forward to Thursday this week due to the forecast for heavy rain this weekend. Seven games involving Loudoun teams are now scheduled for Thursday night, with just one game still set for Friday evening.

VHSL football power ratings: 5A North Region

Broad Run, Tuscarora, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge and Briar Woods would qualify for the 5A North Region football playoffs if the postseason started this week, based on the first installment of the Virginia High School League power ratings.

VHSL football power ratings: 4A West Region

John Champe, Heritage, Woodgrove, Loudoun Valley and Dominion would qualify for the 4A West Region football playoffs if the postseason started this week, based on the first installment of the Virginia High School League power ratings.

Broad Run tailback Meech Hembry ran for a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns in the Spartans’ 31-24 victory against Briar Woods.—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore

Spartans survive Falcons’ challenge to remain undefeated

The first football Friday of fall. Maroon and gold. Navy and orange. And pink? More than a thousand fans clad in pink “Battle for a Better Cause” T-shirts in the bleachers on both sides of the stadium clashed with the team colors of the Broad Run Spartans and host Briar Woods Falcons – an apt setting for the clash the teams would wage on the field.

James Douglas’ catch and run for a 35-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter proved to be the winning score in Tuscarora’s 49-42 victory against Centreville.—Times-Mirror/Drew Hall

Tuscarora outlasts Centreville in 49-42 shootout

Tuscarora senior quarterback Daniel Smith threw three touchdown passes and scored three more on the ground as the Huskies won a wild 49-42 shootout against the Centreville Wildcats on Sept. 25 at Fortune Field in Leesburg. The much anticipated showdown between 2014 Virginia state finalists - Group 5A Tuscarora and 6A Centreville - did not disappoint.

The Heritage Pride defeated Rock Ridge 51-27 on Friday evening to remain undefeated at 5-0 this season.—File Photo

Loudoun’s Varsity Football Scoreboard-Week 5

Broad Run, Freedom, Heritage, John Champe, Loudoun Valley, Potomac Falls, Tuscarora and Woodgrove earned victories Friday night during the fifth week of the 2015 varsity football season.

The Park View Patriots will aim to extend their home winning streak to three games Friday night against the undefeated John Champe Knights.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun’s Varsity Football Schedule—Week 5

All 15 Loudoun public high schools are in action Friday night as the 2015 varsity football season nears the midway point. Briar Woods, Freedom, Loudoun Valley, Park View, Riverside, Rock Ridge and Tuscarora will host games.

With a vastly improved offensive line paving the way, Matt Jones averaged more than six yards per carry in Washington’s 24-10 win over St. Louis.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Photos: Washington Redskins vs. St. Louis Rams

Rookie running back Matt Jones rushed for 123 yards and two touchdowns to help lead the Washington Redskins to a 24-10 victory over the St. Louis Rams Sept. 20 at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. Washington (1-1) built a 17-0 halftime lead and Jones put the finishing touches on the victory with his 3-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.

Senior quarterback Zach Burdick rushed for two touchdowns and passed for three more scores to lead host John Champe to a 40-13 victory against Loudoun Valley.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Knights score on five straight series, defeat Vikings to remain undefeated

Work hard and compete. Those were the prevailing thoughts from John Champe High School's sideline following the host Knights' 40-13 victory against Loudoun Valley in a Dulles District football clash Sept. 18 in Aldie. Trailing 13-7 nearing the midway point of the second quarter, Champe scored on its next five possessions and build a 38-13 advantage by the close of the third quarter.

John Champe senior Owen Cosenke deflects a Loudoun Valley punt late in the first half to help set up a Knights’ touchdown. Champe scored on five consecutive possessions in the second and third quarters to pull away for a 40-13 win.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun’s Varsity Football Scoreboard—Week 4

Broad Run, Heritage, John Champe, Potomac Falls, Rock Ridge, Stone Bridge, Tuscarora and Woodgrove were each victorious Friday night in the fourth week of the varsity football season. Broad Run, Heritage, John Champe and Tuscarora remain undefeated on the year.

Loudoun’s Varsity Football Schedule—Week 4

Big tests for several Loudoun teams highlight the fourth week of the 2015 varsity football season. Overall, 10 games featuring 14 Loudoun teams are scheduled for Friday night. Broad Run, Heritage, John Champe and Tuscarora will aim to remain undefeated.

Heritage junior quarterback Alex Carlin passed for four first-half touchdowns to help the Pride build a 34-14 lead en route to a 41-35 victory.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Updated: Pride ride first-half outburst to road win versus Vikings

Personal hygiene seldom comes up in a football coach's post-game comments. After his Heritage Pride improved to 3-0 with a 41-35 victory over host Loudoun Valley Sept. 11 in Purcellville, head coach Reed Prosser suggested that his players' new-found use of a razor may have played a role.



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