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Junior Rachael Cullen, left, senior Taylor Borup and the Loudoun County Raiders rejoice after winning a point during the final set of the Virginia 4A state championship match.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Eight is truly great as Raiders add to dynasty

RICHMOND - "Eight is great." Loudoun County High School coach Sherrilyn Hanna said following the Raiders' 25-20, 22-25, 25-20, 25-18 victory against Jamestown Nov. 21 in the Virginia 4A state volleyball final at the Sigel Center. Loudoun County (24-2) claimed its fourth consecutive state championship and eighth in the last nine seasons, a Virginia High School League record.

Loudoun County, Stone Bridge net state volleyball titles

The Loudoun County Raiders and the Stone Bridge Bulldogs won Virginia High School League state volleyball championships Saturday night in Richmond. Loudoun County topped Jamestown in four sets for the Group 4A title and Stone Bridge outlasted Potomac Falls in a five-set thriller for the Group 5A crown.

All-4A West Region volleyball team

Loudoun County High School swept top accolades on the 2015 4A West Region volleyball team. Senior Taylor Borup is the Player of the Year and Sherrilyn Hanna is the Coach of the Year.

All-Conference 21-B football team

Heritage junior quarterback Alex Carlin and Dominion senior lineman Adeeb Atariwa are the Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year in Conference 21-B. Reed Prosser of Heritage was selected as Coach of the Year.

Senior Abby Wright and the Loudoun County Raiders will attempt to win a fourth consecutive state volleyball championship Nov. 21 versus Jamestown in Richmond.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Three Loudoun schools advance to VHSL state volleyball finals

Loudoun County, Potomac Falls and Stone Bridge high schools punched their tickets for the Siegel Center - host of the VHSL state volleyball championships - following state semifinal victories Tuesday night. The VHSL state championship matches are set for Nov. 21 in Richmond.

The Loudoun County Raiders are 4A West Region volleyball champions.—Times-Mirror/Jason S. Rufner

Raiders sweep Wolverines for 10th straight region title

Another year, another regional volleyball championship for the Loudoun County Raiders. Every autumn for the past decade, the Raiders (22-2) claimed supremacy atop their region. That trend continued Nov. 14 in the 4A West championship match, in which County swept visiting Woodgrove (16-6) with set scores of 25-22, 25-15 and 25-14.

Regional volleyball playoffs scoreboard

Loudoun County and Potomac Falls won regional tournament championships Saturday. Potomac Falls outlasted Stone Bridge in five sets to claim the 5A North Region title, and Loudoun County swept Woodgrove to win the 4A West Region crown.

Loudoun County Raiders college-bound seniors, from left, Rachel Voketaitis, Taylor Borup and Abby Wright.—Courtesy Photo

Loudoun County trio to play collegiate volleyball

Loudoun County High School seniors Taylor Borup, Abby Wright and Rachel Voketaitis have signed to continue their volleyball careers in college. Prior to moving on to the college ranks, the trio is attempting to help the Raiders win a fourth consecutive state championship this fall.

2015 All-Conference 21-B volleyball team

Loudoun County High School senior outside hitter Taylor Borup is the Conference 21-B Player of the Year in volleyball. Dominion's John Senchak garnered Coach of the Year honors.

Tuscarora senior Fitsum Seyoum raced to the boys’ title in the 5A North Region meet.—File Photo/Rick Wasser

Cross-Country: Regional meets results

Four Loudoun teams - Heritage girls, Loudoun Valley boys, Stone Bridge boys and Tuscarora girls - placed first in their respective regional cross-country meets. Heritage's Weini Kelati, Loudoun Valley's Drew Hunter and Tuscarora's Fitsum Seyoum each won individual titles.

Loudoun’s Varsity Football Schedule-Week 11

The final week of the 2015 Virginia High School League football regular season includes seven games featuring Loudoun schools. Broad Run hosts Tuscarora Friday night in our Game of the Week.

Volleyball: Conference tournaments scoreboard

Freedom, Loudoun County, Riverside, Stone Bridge and Woodgrove won conference tournament championships Thursday night. First-year Riverside won in five sets, Woodgrove won in four sets and Freedom, Loudoun County and Stone Bridge each swept their matches.

Loudoun County High School senior Taylor Borup spikes the ball during a Nov. 2 match versus Dominion. Borup recently became the first Raider to slam 1,000 career kills.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Raiders eye another playoff run with many new faces

After winning a Virginia High School League-record seven state championships in just the past eight years, the Raiders of Loudoun County High School look to have more in store in 2015. They've piled up 17 wins in 19 matches, 15 of those without allowing the other side a single set. They entered the postseason winners of five straight since Oct. 19, without a single set loss over that span.

Loudoun County senior Rachel Voketaitis elevates for a spike with Dominion’s Abigail Brewer and Brooke Weber blocking.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

In battle for the top, Raiders knock off Titans

In a Nov. 2 playoff contest to decide the top seed in the Conference 21-B volleyball tournament, the Loudoun County Raiders swept past the Dominion Titans in straight sets, 25-11, 25-15 and 25-14.

Thomas Curtin, left, leads the pack during the men’s race at the ACC Cross-Country Championships.—Photo Courtesy/Atlantic Coast Conference

Raider alum Thomas Curtin sets pace at ACC Cross-Country Championships

Loudoun County High School alum Thomas Curtin became just the second runner in Virginia Tech history to win an Atlantic Coast Conference cross-country championship Oct. 30 at Apalachee Regional Park in Tallahassee, Fla. Curtin described his victory as "awesome" before adding, “winning the individual title against all those guys who are at a national caliber is fantastic.”



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