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    BRIAR WOODS FALCONS

    Potomac Falls High School wide receiver Wanya Allen heads upfield after catching a pass during a 2013 game against Sterling rival Dominion. The teams will face each other to open and close the 2014 regular season after splitting two games last fall.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Doug Stroud

    2014 varsity football season is fast approaching
    Tue., Jul. 15 | 01:45 PM - Forty-six days. With the Virginia High School League recently releasing the 2014 master football schedule, the countdown is on until the season kicks off Aug. 29.
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    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

    Virginia High School League All-State selections
    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.

    Briar Woods High School rising junior Lauren Twitty elevates for a block attempt in a 2013 match against Tuscarora. Twitty will spend 10 days with the USA Volleyball Junior A1 National Training Team later this month before gearing up for the high school season.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Rick Wasser

    Twitty rises above the net
    Wed., Jul. 9 | 03:00 PM - After coming to the realization that her soccer skills were not progressing at the same rate as many of her teammates, Lauren Twitty decided to try another sport at the suggestion of a friend.
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    The Briar Woods Falcons scored two goals during a six-minute span of the first half to defeat the Stone Bridge Bulldogs, 2-1, in the VHSL 5A girls’ soccer final June 15.—Times-Mirror Photo/Kevin Connell

    Poise, experience pays off for Falcons in run to first state title
    Tue., Jun. 17 | 01:54 PM - Only moments after conceding the opening goal in the Virginia High School League 5A girls’ soccer state final June 15, Briar Woods High School senior forward Emma Quirk offered her teammates a few words of encouragement.

    Briar Woods seniors Casey Forbes, Carrie Keevey, Kacie Kondrotis, Jordan Counts and Caroline Fowler display the sportsmanship award and runner-up trophy.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Rick Wasser

    Briar Woods falls just short in 5A softball final
    Tue., Jun. 17 | 01:04 PM - The Briar Woods Falcons took one of Virginia's best softball teams to extra innings June 15 at Robinson Secondary School, but fell just short of their second state title in four years as Great Bridge scored twice in the eighth to win 3-1.
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    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.

    Loudoun Valley sophomore Andrew Hunter, left, pushes past Kenneth Hagen of Blacksburg to win the 1,600-meter run at the VHSL 3A state track and field championships in Harrisonburg. Hunter also claimed gold in the 3,200-meter run.—Times-Mirror Photo/Jeremiah Knupp

    Hunter, Lynch, Yarborough strike gold at VHSL track and field championships
    Tue., Jun. 10 | 02:44 PM - Andrew Hunter of Loudoun Valley High School capped a tremendous sophomore campaign by crossing the finish line first in both the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter runs at the VHSL Group 3A state track and field championships June 7 in Harrisonburg.
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    Briar Woods High School goalie Tori Riopelle makes a save among a crowd of players during the 5A North Region girls’ soccer championship game June 6. Riopelle would make several more big saves as Briar Woods eventually prevailed against Stone Bridge after 10 rounds of penalty kicks—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Rick Wasser

    5A North Region girls soccer: Briar Woods vs. Stone Bridge photos
    Mon., Jun. 9 | 01:40 PM - Alexis Haycraft found the back of the net in the 10th round of penalty kicks to lift Briar Woods High School past Stone Bridge in the 5A North Region girls' soccer championship game June 6.
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    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

    Postseason scoreboard: Friday’s region championship games
    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.

    Madison Goodman pitched a 4-hit shutout in Briar Woods’ 2-0 victory against Massaponax in the 5A North Region softball quarterfinals June 2 in Ashburn.—Courtesy Photo

    Briar Woods peaking at perfect time
    Tue., Jun. 3 | 04:10 PM - Winners of the 2011 state championship and historically strong playoff performers, the Briar Woods Falcons softball team is certainly no stranger to pressure.

    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

    Postseason scoreboard: Monday’s region quarterfinal games
    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.

    Michael Hulcher will test his wrestling skills at Virginia Military Institute after enjoying immense success at Briar Woods. He is joined by family and coaches at a recent ceremony.—Courtesy Photo

    Falcons’ Hulcher to wrestle at VMI
    Tue., Jun. 3 | 12:42 PM - Briar Woods High School senior Michael Hulcher will continue his wrestling career at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington.

    Briar Woods seniors Jordan Counts (Virginia Tech), Casey Forbes (Christopher Newport) and Kacie Kondrotis (Randolph-Macon) will play softball at the next level.—Courtesy Photo

    College softball for Briar Woods’ trio
    Tue., Jun. 3 | 10:29 AM - Three members of the Briar Woods High School softball team have committed to play in college. Jordan Counts is headed to Virginia Tech; Casey Forbes will play for Christopher Newport and Kacie Kondrotis will take the diamond for Randolph-Macon.
    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 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.

    The Briar Woods Falcons scored three first-half goals on their way to a 4-0 victory against Stone Bridge in the Conference 14 girls’ soccer tournament championship game May 28.—Times-Mirror Photo/Jason S. Rufner

    Falcons blast Bulldogs for girls’ soccer crown
    Thu., May. 29 | 10:06 AM - The Briar Woods High School girls soccer team came out firing and never let up in a 4-0 win over Stone Bridge to claim the 5A Conference 14 tournament title May 28 in Leesburg.
    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.

    Briar Woods High School senior Jordan Counts prepares to throw a runner out at first base May 23 in the Conference 14 softball semifinals against Broad Run.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Rick Wasser

    Photos: Briar Woods vs. Broad Run in Conference 14 softball semifinals
    Tue., May. 27 | 10:38 AM - The Briar Woods Falcons earned a trip to the Conference 14 softball tournament championship game and secured a bid to the 5A North Region tournament with a 4-2 semifinal victory against Broad Run on May 23 in Ashburn.
    All-Conference 14 soccer team
    Mon., May. 26 | 03:13 PM - Briar Woods High School student-athletes Collin Verfurth and McKensey Ziegler have been selected as Players of the Year on the All-Conference 14 boys' and girls' soccer teams.

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