Varsity Spring Sports Rewind: April 1-14 games
Tuscarora High School defeated Stone Bridge 5-4 in varsity softball April 10. The Huskies, coached by Megan Smith, won for the fourth time in six games to open the season.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Apr. 15 | 10:54 AM - Senior Corley Simons scored late in regulation to lift Loudoun Valley to an 11-10 girls' lacrosse victory against Battlefield on April 14 in a rematch of a 2013 VHSL state quarterfinal game.
Foxcroft equestrian team punches ticket to national finals
Foxcroft School has qualified a team for the IEA Hunt Seat National Finals. From left, riding director Kate Worsham, along with Brittany Hector, Marisa Sanders, Guen Geiersbach and Ashleigh Dove.—Courtesy Photo
Tue., Apr. 15 | 09:43 AM - A team of Foxcroft School riders placed first out of 12 teams in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association Zone 3 Championships April 13 in Owings Mills, Md. The title qualified Foxcroft for the IEA Hunt Seat National Finals, set for May 16-18 in Massachusetts.
Loudoun Soccer showcase tournament draws rave reviews
Sun., Apr. 13 | 07:00 AM - Dozens of top boys' and girls' clubs from the eastern United States recently took part in the third Loudoun Soccer College Showcase, helping establish the tournament as one of the top soccer showcases in the region.
Washington to open NFL preseason at home against New England
Thu., Apr. 10 | 01:17 PM - The Washington Redskins will kick off their 2014 preseason schedule with a home game against the New England Patriots. The Redskins will also host Cleveland and play road games at Baltimore and Tampa Bay, the NFL announced April 9.
Racing legend Mario Andretti greets fans at Ashburn store
Racing legend Mario Andretti poses for a photo with fans during an April 3 appearance at Virginia Tire & Auto of Broadlands.—Photo Courtesy/Jim Folliard, Gearshift.TV
Wed., Apr. 9 | 06:35 AM - Without a professional race track in the vicinity of Northern Virginia, it’s not often that local racing fans get to experience memories that deal with the sport. But having perhaps the greatest driver in the history of racing, Mario Andretti, stop in Loudoun County to meet fans and sign autographs makes for quite a consolation prize.
Woodgrove is golden on the diamonds
Woodgrove sophomore Lindsay Harris takes a swing during an April 4 game against Heritage. Lindsay and her older sister Rachel Harris, a senior catcher, have helped the Wolverines score 10-plus runs in each of their first six games.—Times-Mirror Photo/Chuck Moore
Tue., Apr. 8 | 03:08 PM - The softball and baseball squads of Woodgrove High School made it through to their respective state tournaments a year ago. In 2014, those two clubs of the diamond have the Wolverines primed for more postseason success.
Ashburn Xtreme teams with solid showing at hockey nationals
Mon., Apr. 7 | 02:39 PM - A pair of Ashburn Xtreme teams advanced out of pool play and won quarterfinal games before bowing out April 5 in the semifinal round at the 2014 USA Hockey National Championships.
‘Draft Day’ movie takes players back in time
Sun., Apr. 6 | 09:55 AM - Current and former Washington Redskins players had a chance to reflect on a special day as the team presented a private screening of the movie "Draft Day" for premium season ticket holders, suite owners and team personnel April 2 at Regal Fox Stadium 16 & IMAX in Brambleton Plaza.
14-year-old Aldie girl has skills for sports, business
Along with being a multi-sport standout, 14-year-old Karlie Harman has started Kar-D-O By Karlie, a sportswear firm specializing in fitness apparel for women. Harman plays basketball, soccer and was recently named Player of the Year in Dulles South Youth Sports’ football league.—Courtesy Photo
Wed., Apr. 2 | 03:00 PM - In January, a 14-year-old quarterback from Aldie was selected as the Player Of the Year for Dulles South Youth Sports, the largest such organization in the metropolitan Washington region.