Leesburg surges past Ashburn in Legion baseball action
Wed., Jul. 16 | 07:12 AM - Down one run with two out in the eighth inning, the Leesburg Rangers suddenly blasted themselves to a six-run rally, propelling them to an 8-5 win in the rain July 15 against their American Legion rival, the Ashburn Knights.
Virginia High School League All-State selections
Katie Strycharz was one of three players from Dominion High School’s girls’ soccer state championship team to be selected to the VHSL All-State team. Strycharz will continue her soccer career at Carnegie Mellon University.—Courtesy Photo
Mon., Jul. 14 | 07:06 AM - The Virginia High School League has begun releasing All-State teams for 2014 varsity spring sports. Look inside to see which Loudoun student-athletes were selected.
Greater Loudoun rallies back in title game, falls in extras
Greater Loudoun’s bid for a spot in the Virginia Babe Ruth state tournament came up one win short. Coach Don Tiaga was proud of his team’s effort, “They had fun and were competitive. They gave 110 percent, and they did it with class.”—Times-Mirror Photo/Jason S. Rufner
Wed., Jul. 9 | 07:45 AM - Down to his team's final strike, Collin Hoffman looked out at Rappahannock's tall hard-throwing righty. The count had gone full, the potential tying run two bases away. In the right-handed batter's box, Hoffman dug in.
American Legion baseball comes out to play
Wed., Jul. 2 | 02:02 PM - American Legion Baseball boasts a proud history reaching back to the Roaring '20s, imparting to millions of young men the skills of sportsmanship, leadership and citizenship.
Loudoun Valley wins first baseball title since 1972
Loudoun Valley High School players proudly display their VHSL 3A state baseball championship trophy following a 9-1 win against Poquoson on June 14 in Lynchburg.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Carl Lukat
Tue., Jun. 17 | 03:08 PM - Loudoun Valley High School veteran baseball coach Wayne Todd knew he had a special group of players early in the 2014 season.
VHSL state playoffs scoreboard
Sun., Jun. 15 | 10:09 PM - Briar Woods (5A girls soccer), Broad Run (5A boys soccer), Dominion (4A girls soccer), Loudoun County (4A boys soccer), Loudoun Valley (3A baseball) and Woodgrove (4A softball, 5A girls lacrosse) each won Virginia High School League state championships this weekend.
Leesburg Christian wins baseball, girls’ soccer titles
Thu., Jun. 12 | 11:24 AM - Leesburg Christian School claimed a pair of Old Dominion Association of Church Schools state championships this spring.
Postseason scoreboard: Friday’s region championship games
The Woodgrove Wolverines won their second title this postseason June 6 at home, defeating Fauquier 7-1 in the 4A North Region softball championship game.—Photo Courtesy/Jeff Vennitti, Viva Loudoun
Sat., Jun. 7 | 10:30 AM - Briar Woods (girls soccer), Broad Run (boys soccer), Dominion (girls soccer), Loudoun County (boys soccer), Loudoun Valley (baseball), Stone Bridge (baseball) and Woodgrove (softball) won championship games in their respective region tournaments Friday evening.
Postseason scoreboard: Wednesday’s region semifinal games
Thu., Jun. 5 | 09:21 AM - Briar Woods (softball, girls soccer), Broad Run (boys soccer), Dominion (girls soccer), Freedom (baseball), John Champe (girls soccer), Loudoun County (boys soccer), Loudoun Valley (baseball), Stone Bridge (baseball, girls soccer) and Woodgrove (softball) have each advanced to the championship games in their respective region tournaments.
All-Conference 21 baseball team
Wed., Jun. 4 | 02:18 PM - Heritage High School senior pitcher Zack Hopeck has been selected as the Player of the Year on the All-Conference 21 baseball team.
Stone Bridge turns up power, extends win streak to 20
Sophomore Dave Mocabee belted a two-run homer down the left-field line to highlight a big sixth inning for Stone Bridge. The Bulldogs built a 9-1 lead and held on for a 9-5 victory.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Jun. 3 | 02:02 PM - The veteran baseball coach of Stone Bridge High School summed it up best. "I told the guys, don't look at the scoreboard," Sam Plank said. "We dominated that game."
Postseason scoreboard: Monday’s region quarterfinal games
The Broad Run Spartans - shown here rejoicing during a regular-season victory against Tuscarora - opened the 5A North Region playoffs with a 5-1 home victory against Massaponax on June 2.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Jun. 3 | 01:25 PM - A total of 14 Loudoun teams won quarterfinal round games Monday in the 5A North, 4A North and 3A East region baseball, softball and soccer tournaments to earn spots in Wednesday's semifinal round.
Valley hammers Monroe for conference baseball crown
The Loudoun Valley Vikings have followed up their first-place finish in the Dulles District regular season by winning the Conference 28 baseball championship.—Times-Mirror Photo/Jason S. Rufner
Sat., May. 31 | 05:47 PM - It was close until Loudoun Valley's Hunter Gore drove a high fastball up into the Purcellville sky, and the ball didn't come down until beyond the 310-foot sign on the right-field wall at Fireman's Field.
5A North Region tournament scoreboard
Sat., May. 31 | 07:34 AM - Freedom (baseball), Stone Bridge (softball, girls' soccer) and Tuscarora (softball, boys' soccer, girls' soccer) advanced to the 5A North Region quarterfinals with first-round victories Friday night.
Conference 28 baseball, softball and soccer tournaments
Fri., May. 30 | 08:40 PM - The Loudoun Valley Vikings (baseball, boys' soccer) and the John Champe Knights (girls' soccer) won championship games Friday night in the 3A Conference 28 tournament.
Conference 21 baseball, softball and soccer tournaments
Fri., May. 30 | 08:02 PM - Woodgrove High School defeated Loudoun County 7-1 on Friday night in the 4A Conference 21 softball final. The Wolverines join Loudoun County boys' soccer and Dominion girls' soccer as conference tournament champions.
Conference 14 baseball, softball and soccer tournaments
Fri., May. 30 | 10:08 AM - Broad Run (boys' soccer), Briar Woods (softball, girls' soccer) and Stone Bridge (baseball) won championships in the inaugural Group 5A Conference 14 tournament.
Postseason scoreboard: May 28 games
Wed., May. 28 | 10:49 PM - Briar Woods High School (softball, girls' soccer) and Stone Bridge (baseball) won title games Wednesday evening to join Broad Run (boys' soccer) as 5A Conference 14 tournament champions.
Loudoun Valley ace Will Reed pitches another gem
Loudoun Valley senior Will Reed posted consecutive shutouts in a six-day span against Woodgrove to help the Vikings place atop the Dulles District standings.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., May. 20 | 02:10 PM - It's hard enough to shut out a team for an entire high school baseball game, let alone toss two shutouts against the same club within the span of one week.
Broad Run alum Clarke named to Gregg Olson Award Watch List
Taylor Clarke’s breakthrough sophomore season for the College of Charleston has earned him a spot on the Gregg Olson Award Watch List.—Photo Courtesy/College of Charleston Athletics
Fri., May. 16 | 07:30 AM - College of Charleston sophomore and former Broad Run High School standout Taylor Clarke is one of 80 college baseball players selected to the 2014 Gregg Olson Award Watch List.