Loudoun well represented on 2014 All-State volleyball teams
Fri., Dec. 19 | 11:48 AM - Sherrilyn Hanna of Loudoun County High School (4A) and Marsha Hermes of Briar Woods (5A) have both been selected as Coach of the Year on the VHSL All-State volleyball team after guiding their schools to state championships in 2014.
Varsity Winter Sports Rewind
First-year Rock Ridge High School defeated Freedom 63-50 in varsity boys’ basketball Dec. 3 to earn its first-ever win in its initial game.—Courtesy Photo
Fri., Dec. 19 | 08:41 AM - The 2014-2015 winter varsity sports season is underway. Look inside for results and submitted stats from boys' basketball, girls' basketball, wrestling, swimming and gymnastics events.
5A North Region volleyball team
Mon., Dec. 15 | 08:18 PM - Stone Bridge High School senior Shannon Williams has been selected as Player of the Year on the 5A North Region volleyball team. Marsha Hermes garnered Coach of the Year honors after guiding Briar Woods to the region championship.
Loudoun schools garner Safe Sports award
Mon., Dec. 15 | 03:06 PM - All 13 eligible high schools in the Loudoun County Public Schools system have received the National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award.
Stone Bridge leads way at gymnastics meet
Fri., Dec. 5 | 07:20 AM - Stone Bridge High School racked up 128.650 points to edge host Briar Woods for the team title Dec. 4 at a seven-team gymnastics meet. Sarah Snare of Woodgrove placed first in the all-around.
Comeback kids: Falcons pull off state championship miracle
The Briar Woods Falcons huddle around the championship trophy after winning their first-ever state volleyball title Nov. 22 in Richmond.—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore
Mon., Nov. 24 | 04:02 PM - When the Briar Woods Falcons lost the first two sets in the Group 5A state championship volleyball match Nov. 22, the girls from Ashburn had them right where they wanted them.
Big second quarter lifts Spartans past Falcons
Clyde Bryson scored on a 17-yard run early in the second quarter for Broad Run’s first points of the game Nov. 21 against Briar Woods. The host Spartans scored all 17 of their points in the second quarter and held on for a 17-15 victory.—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore
Mon., Nov. 24 | 01:06 PM - With just 28 seconds remaining in regulation Nov. 22, Briar Woods High School quarterback Jake Maffe found tight end Mark Birmingham in the end zone for a touchdown. The score pulled the Falcons within two points of host Broad Run in the Group 5A North Region quarterfinals.
Holding court: Falcons, Raiders win state volleyball titles
Sun., Nov. 23 | 11:40 AM - The Briar Woods Falcons overcame a two-set deficit against Princess Anne to win a five-set thriller Nov. 22 in the Virginia High School League Group 5A state volleyball championship. The Loudoun County Raiders swept James Wood in the VHSL 4A state final to continue their court dominance.
VHSL state volleyball tournament scores
Wed., Nov. 19 | 08:04 AM - The Briar Woods Falcons (Group 5A) and the Loudoun County Raiders (4A) won semifinal matches Tuesday night to earn spots in the Virginia High School League state volleyball finals.
Falcons rally past Bulldogs in 5A North Region final
Briar Woods’ players rejoice after winning a point against Stone Bridge in the 5A North Region volleyball tournament final Nov. 15. The Falcons won the final three sets of the match to claim their first region volleyball crown.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat
Mon., Nov. 17 | 03:58 PM - Despite dropping the first two sets against host Stone Bridge in the 5A North Region volleyball championship match Nov. 15 in Ashburn, Briar Woods entered the third set confident in its ability to make a charge.
Volleyball: 5A North Region tournament scores
Sun., Nov. 16 | 09:29 AM - Briar Woods High School bounced back from a two-set deficit to defeat host Stone Bridge in five sets, 12-25, 18-25, 25-20, 25-16, 15-9, in the 5A North Region volleyball tournament final Nov. 15 in Ashburn.
All-Conference 14 volleyball team
Holly Carlton of Potomac Falls High School has garnered Player of the Year honors on the 5A Conference 14 volleyball team.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., Nov. 11 | 06:52 PM - Potomac Falls High School junior Holly Carlton is the Player of the Year on the 2014 All-Conference 14 volleyball team. Marsha Hermes of Briar Woods was tabbed as Coach of the Year.
10 Loudoun teams punch postseason football tickets
Tue., Nov. 11 | 05:17 PM - Ten Loudoun schools have qualified for the 2014 Virginia High School League football playoffs. Tuscarora (10-0) earned the No. 1 seed in the 5A North Region bracket.
Tuscarora caps perfect regular season in style
Tuscarora senior tailback Noah Reimers, left, and junior quarterback Daniel Smith head toward the sidelines after a scoring drive Nov. 7 against Briar Woods. Reimers rushed for 264 yards and three touchdowns in the Huskies’ 41-0 victory.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., Nov. 11 | 02:16 PM - Fifty-two seconds. That's all the time senior tailback Noah Reimers and Tuscarora High School needed on offense to pull two scores ahead of Briar Woods en route to a 41-0 trouncing of the Ashburn powerhouse.
Varsity Football Standings
Tue., Nov. 11 | 01:02 PM - Tuscarora High School led a group of eight Loudoun teams to finish the 2014 regular season with a winning record. Stone Bridge, Tuscarora and Woodgrove each won district titles.
All-5A North Region cheer team
Fri., Nov. 7 | 04:30 PM - Four members of Stone Bridge High School's region champion cheer squad were selected on the 2014 All-5A North Region competition cheer team. State qualifiers Broad Run and Briar Woods are also represented.
Cross-country: Conference championships results
The Tuscarora Huskies placed six runners in the top 10 individually to run away with the girls’ team title at the 5A Conference 14 cross-country meet Oct. 29 at Morven Park in Leesburg.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Thu., Oct. 30 | 12:50 PM - Loudoun Valley High School ran to boys' and girls' team titles Oct. 29 at the 3A Conference 28 cross-country championships. Broad Run boys and Tuscarora girls both won 5A Conference 14 crowns, and Heritage girls claimed the 4A Conference 21 title.
Briar Woods volleyball serves notice
Setter Taylor van der Biezen is part of a strong senior class leading Briar Woods to a successful season. The Falcons entered the final week of the regular season on a 15-match winning streak.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Oct. 28 | 03:08 PM - When Briar Woods High School opened the volleyball campaign by losing two of three to a couple of the most talented teams in the state, the Falcons didn't just shrug it off and move on.
Competition Cheer All-Conference 14 team
Tue., Oct. 28 | 01:46 PM - Stone Bridge, Broad Run, Briar Woods and Tuscarora high schools are each represented on the All-Conference 14 Competition Cheer team.
Falcons top Panthers in four sets to push win streak to 15
Fri., Oct. 24 | 10:15 AM - The Briar Woods Falcons overcame a first-set loss Oct. 23 to defeat the Potomac Falls Panthers on the road in four sets (22-25, 25-17, 25-22, 25-18), running their winning streak to 15 consecutive matches.