BRIAR WOODS FALCONS
Sun., May. 22 | 11:34 AM - For four years, goalkeeper Courtenay Kaplan has walked by a board at school that displayed Tuscarora High School's conference champions - a board that did not include girls’ soccer. The board gave her a subtle, daily reminder of unfinished business for the Huskies. Now, Kaplan and her teammates have found their place on that elusive board.
Sat., May. 21 | 11:55 AM - Broad Run boys and Tuscarora girls won Conference 14 soccer tournament championship games Friday night. The match-ups are set for Conference 21-B and Conference 22 tournament championship games, scheduled for Tuesday evening.
Fri., May. 20 | 12:19 PM - Entering the fourth quarter trailing by a goal, Stone Bridge reeled off four consecutive goals to take the lead for good in a 9-7 victory against crosstown rival Briar Woods May 19 in the Conference 14 boys' lacrosse championship game. The reigning Group 5A state champion Bulldogs remained undefeated this season with the narrow win.
Sun., May. 15 | 11:10 AM - Briar Woods, Broad Run, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge and host Tuscarora kicked off the postseason portion of their 2016 schedule May 11-12 at the Conference 14 track and field championships. Stone Bridge claimed the girls' title and Tuscarora won the boys' crown at the five-team meet.
Sat., May. 14 | 11:21 AM - Grace Mattimore stood on second base sporting a huge grin. Coach Ed Steele called time, and requested the ball be tossed to the dugout. Only known by a few in the crowd at the time, Mattimore had just collected her 100th career hit as a member of the Broad Run Spartans varsity softball team.
Fri., May. 13 | 08:36 AM - Potomac Falls girls and Stone Bridge boys are the top seeds for the 2016 Loudoun Group lacrosse tournament. Play begins May 13 with first-round games.
Thu., May. 5 | 08:00 AM - Any weekday morning, rise before the roosters and head out to Beaverdam Creek Reservoir off Belmont Ridge Road in Ashburn. The lake's normally placid waters will be churned up and waving, as eight young people paddle madly across it, seemingly desperate to get to the other side. These young people will all be perspiring from the effort, even though their day's real work - school - is still a few hours away.
Sun., Apr. 24 | 11:00 AM - Gavin Rupp would have loved a night like the one April 22 at Briar Woods High School. He would have loved to have been playing alongside many of his closest friends, playing at his favorite position of shortstop donned from head to toe in a No. 15 Falcons uniform. He would have certainly loved the final result, too.
Thu., Apr. 21 | 09:14 AM - When Colin Shutler signed a national letter of intent with the University of Virginia, he completed a matched set. Two Shutler brothers graduating from Briar Woods High School over two years; two soccer goalkeepers playing for Division I colleges. Colin is bound for Virginia while Chris Shutler is a freshman with Binghamton University.
Wed., Apr. 20 | 03:02 PM - Briar Woods High School alums Cam Serigne (Wake Forest) and Trace McSorley (Penn State) are college standouts; four local youth leagues partner to form Loudoun Youth Football Association; Virginia High School League endorses Heads Up program; and Dulles Patriots youth organization holding early bird registration.
Tue., Apr. 19 | 12:52 PM - Loudoun Valley boys and Rock Ridge girls each placed third in their respective team standings at the 2016 Wolverine Track Classic. The 25-school event was contested April 15 at Woodgrove High School in Purcellville.
Fri., Apr. 15 | 09:46 AM - Gavin Verfurth’s early second-half strike proved to be the difference April 14 in Briar Woods’ 1-0 boys' soccer victory versus host Tuscarora in Leesburg. Verfurth fired home the game’s lone goal from close range on a putback of his own saved shot in the 50th minute to give the Falcons their third straight win in Conference 14 play.
Wed., Apr. 13 | 02:49 PM - The last gasp of high school basketball came April 10 at Marshall High School in Falls Church for the DMVStream.com NOVA Challenge all-star hoops extravaganza. The event began with a game between standouts from Prince William and Fairfax South, followed by a 3-point and slam dunk competition and rounded off with Fairfax North battling the boys from Loudoun.
Wed., Apr. 13 | 12:32 PM - Seniors Luke Giroux and Cade Groton combined for seven goals to help lead Stone Bridge to a 14-10 victory against Briar Woods April 12 in a boys' lacrosse match-up of previously undefeated teams. Look inside for scores and submitted recaps from baseball, lacrosse, soccer, softball and tennis.
Mon., Apr. 4 | 10:43 AM - Loudoun versus Fairfax, round three. For a third consecutive year, top senior basketball players from Loudoun and Fairfax public high schools will square off April 10 as part of the DMVStream.com NOVA Challenge.
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