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Brandon Steel of Broad Run High School works toward a pin of Tuscarora’s Collin Smith in the 182-pound final.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Broad Run claims Conference 14 wrestling crown

The Broad Run Spartans placed a wrestler among the top four in 12 weight classes on their way to winning the team championship at the Group 5A Conference 14 wrestling tournament Feb. 6 at Rock Ridge High School in Ashburn. Tuscarora placed second in the team standings, followed by Stone Bridge, Potomac Falls and Briar Woods.

Bethany Gatlin of Briar Woods High School rejoices after winning the girls’ 200-yard individual medley race at the Conference 14 swim meet.—Times-Mirror/Mike Walgren

Briar Woods sweeps Conference 14 swim crowns

The Briar Woods Falcons swept both sides of the Conference 14 swim championships Jan. 30 at Claude Moore Recreation Center in Sterling, as their boys and girls both emerged comfortably atop the five-team standings. In total, the Falcons won nine of the meet's 16 individual titles and took first in three of six relay events.

Loudoun’s Varsity Basketball Standings

Tuscarora High School sits atop the Conference 14 standings in both boys' and girls' basketball. Freedom girls, John Champe boys, Loudoun County girls, Loudoun Valley boys and Woodgrove girls are also undefeated in their respective conference play.

VHSL Group 5A All-State football team

Briar Woods, Broad Run, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge and Tuscarora are each represented on the 2015 VHSL Group 5A All-State football team. Highland Springs senior Greg Dortch and coach Loren Johnson claimed top honors.

Broad Run players and coaches rush the field after winning the 2015 Virginia 5A girls’ soccer championship game.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

State Champions: 12 Loudoun schools have combined to win 99 titles

Loudoun County public high schools have combined for 99 Virginia High School League state championships in team sports. Broad Run, which opened in 1969, owns the most state championships with 16.

Freedom advanced a wrestler to the final in seven of 14 weight classes on its way to winning the team crown at the LCPS Wrestling Championships.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Freedom shows the way at LCPS Wrestling Championships

With five individual champions and two more finalists, the Freedom Eagles edged the Woodgrove Wolverines for the team title at the 2015 Loudoun County Public Schools Wrestling Championships, contested Dec. 18-19 at Rock Ridge High School.

Broad Run High School alum Connor Jessop passed for 173 yards and two touchdowns in Shepherd’s 34-32 semifinal victory versus Grand Valley State.—Photo Courtesy/Shepherd University athletics

Shepherd to play for NCAA Division II crown Saturday

Shepherd University - whose roster includes eight players from Loudoun schools - will play Northwestern Missouri State in the NCAA Division II football championship game Dec. 19 in Kansas City. Game kicks off at 4 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN2.

VHSL 5A North All-Region Volleyball Team

Potomac Falls senior Holly Carlton is the Player of the Year on the VHSL 5A North Region volleyball team. Linda Lachey-Helms was selected Coach of the Year after guiding Potomac Falls to its first-ever state championship appearance. State champion Stone Bridge, along with Briar Woods and Broad Run, are also represented.

Senior Joe Thompson rushed for 154 yards and a touchdown to help lead Stone Bridge to a 35-10 victory against Ashburn rival Broad Run.—Times-Mirror/Drew Hall

Healthy, confident Bulldogs are starting to roll

Stone Bridge squashed host Broad Run's hope for redemption with a dominating 35-10 win in a Virginia 5A North Region quarterfinal game Nov. 20 in Ashburn. The Bulldogs also defeated the Spartans 27-13 in the regular season and now hold a 10-1 advantage in the all-time series.

Loudoun’s Varsity Football Regional Playoffs Scoreboard

Four Loudoun teams advanced to the semifinals in the 5A North or 4A West Region playoffs with quarterfinal round victories Friday night. Stone Bridge and Woodgrove won on the road, while John Champe and Tuscarora prevailed at home.

Senior QB Zach Burdick and the John Champe Knights host George Washington in a 4A West Region quarterfinal game Friday.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Six Loudoun football teams to play in regional quarterfinal games Friday

The Virginia High School League regional football playoffs enter the quarterfinal round Friday night. Broad Run, John Champe, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge, Tuscarora and Woodgrove will attempt to advance to the semifinals in the 5A North or 4A West regions.

Broad Run pair to play Division I basketball

Broad Run High School seniors Jasmine Braswell, left, and Mariah Leonard each recently signed their national letters of intent to play NCAA Division I basketball. Braswell has signed with Northeastern University in Boston and Leonard is headed to Drexel University in Philadelphia.

Broad Run junior Meech Hembry slips through a hole during one of his 19 carries. Hembry rushed for 211 yards and three touchdowns in the Spartans’ win.—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore

Complete effort lifts Spartans past Falcons

The Broad Run Spartans scored three unanswered touchdowns to close out a 44-17 victory against the Briar Woods Falcons in the first round of the 5A North Region playoffs Nov. 13 in Ashburn. Broad Run's victory, coupled with Stone Bridge's 49-13 win versus Orange County, sets up a much anticipated rematch between the Ashburn rivals Nov. 20 in the regional quarterfinals.

Quarterback Kyle Brickerd passed for 161 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for another score to help lead Broad Run to a 44-17 victory versus Briar Woods.—Times-Mirror/Chuck Moore

Broad Run tops Briar Woods to set up rematch with Stone Bridge

The Broad Run Spartans defeated the Briar Woods Falcons, 44-17, in the first round of the 5A North Region playoffs Nov 13 in Ashburn. Broad Run (8-3) will host Stone Bridge (7-4) in a much anticipated rematch in the region quarterfinals.

Loudoun’s Varsity Football Postseason Scoreboard

Broad Run, Potomac Falls, Stone Bridge, Tuscarora and Woodgrove high schools won first-round regional football playoff games Friday evening. All five teams, along with John Champe - who earned a first-round bye, have advanced to the regional quarterfinals.

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