Valley’s Ager has the right stuff
Loudoun Valley righty Justin Ager has committed to Yale University prior to his junior season. He will pitch under the guidance of former Major League Baseball pitcher John Stuper at Yale.—Courtesy Photo
Wed., Jan. 7 | 10:47 AM - Loudoun Valley High School junior Justin Ager knew what we wanted from his future college destination when he started the recruiting process.
Spartan catcher Goodwin to play at Wilmington
Wed., Dec. 17 | 08:06 AM - Broad Run High School senior Lance Goodwin has committed to continue his baseball career at Wilmington University, a NCAA Division II school in the Central Athletic Collegiate Conference.
Broad Run’s Truba to take diamond at Mary Washington
Wed., Dec. 10 | 10:52 AM - Broad Run High School senior pitcher/outfielder Jonathan Truba will continue his baseball career at the University of Mary Washington, beginning in the fall of 2015.
Loudoun South teams excel on diamond
Thu., Aug. 21 | 02:05 PM - Four All-Star teams from Loudoun South Little League made the most of their time on the baseball diamond this season.
American Legion State Tournament Scoreboard
Mon., Aug. 4 | 04:40 PM - Post 74 Albemarle won all four of its games en route to claiming the championship Aug. 1 in the 2014 Virginia American Legion Senior Tournament.
Leesburg Rangers win American Legion state tourney opener
Wed., Jul. 30 | 08:45 AM - It took Matt Gloger about 100 pitches to hold the opposition to just one run over nine innings -- but it took a timely clout by Ethan Carlyon in the eighth inning to make Gloger a winner.
Aldie Senators clinch playoff berth
Tue., Jul. 29 | 11:50 AM - The Aldie Senators secured a spot in the eight-team Valley Baseball League playoffs with an 18-12 victory against the Winchester Royals July 28 on the final day of the regular season.
Leesburg surges past Ashburn in Legion baseball action
Wed., Jul. 16 | 09:12 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 | 09:06 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 | 09:45 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 | 04:02 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 | 05:08 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
Mon., Jun. 16 | 12:09 AM - 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 | 01:24 PM - 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 | 12:30 PM - 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 | 11:21 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 | 04:18 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 | 04:02 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 | 03:25 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 | 07:47 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.