Facts and figures: VHSL state football semifinals
Fri., Dec. 6 | 09:00 AM - Briar Woods and Loudoun Valley high schools will face strong challenges Dec. 7 when they take the field for their respective Virginia High School League state semifinal games.
Virginia Tech claims spot in College Cup
Stone Bridge alum Murielle Tiernan, left, has been a big addition to Virginia Tech’s roster this fall. The freshman forward is tied for the team lead in goals and points scored.—Photo Courtesy/Virginia Tech athletics
Wed., Dec. 4 | 09:00 AM - Virginia Tech's women's soccer team is headed to the NCAA College Cup for the first time in program history following a 3-0 home victory against Duke on Nov. 29 in the quarterfinal round.
Dominant Vikings roll past Central in 3A East semifinals
Senior Brandon Grayson continues to excel on both sides of the ball for Loudoun Valley. Grayson rushed for a pair of touchdowns in the Vikings’ win over Central.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Rick Wasser
Tue., Dec. 3 | 01:05 PM - The farthest that 51-year-old Loudoun Valley High School has ever gone in a football postseason got a little farther Nov. 30 when the home-standing Vikings demolished Central, dominating every aspect of the 3A East Region semifinal game.
Football playoffs: Scores and schedule
Sun., Dec. 1 | 12:15 AM - Briar Woods (5A) and Loudoun Valley (3A) high schools are headed for the VHSL state football semifinals after winning region playoff games this weekend. Both teams will host semifinal games Dec. 7.
By the numbers: Varsity football region semifinals
Thu., Nov. 28 | 08:10 AM - Briar Woods will host Broad Run in an All-Loudoun 5A North semifinal, while Loudoun Valley (3A East) and Woodgrove (4A North) will also play region semifinal games this weekend. Look inside for a numerical breakdown of the three playoff games.
Loudoun Valley cruises in 3A East quarterfinals
Loudoun Valley junior Andrew Cordani ran for a 35-yard touchdown in the third quarter to give the Vikings an 18-7 lead before ultimately downing visiting Hopewell, 25-13, in the 3A East quarterfinals.—Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser
Mon., Nov. 25 | 09:46 AM - Senior Brandon Grayson usually spearheads both Loudoun Valley High School’s offense and defense. However, junior running back Andrew Cordani took on the majority of the Vikings’ work load in their 25-13 win over the Hopewell Blue Devils in the 3A East quarterfinals Nov. 23 in Purcellville.
Women’s soccer: Hokies advance to NCAA quarterfinals
Sun., Nov. 24 | 09:10 PM - Virginia Tech's women's soccer team defeated Santa Clara, 3-1, on penalty kicks Nov. 24 to secure their first-ever spot in the quarterfinals of NCAA Division I tournament.
Area runners close season with a kick
Senior Brady Guertin of Stone Bridge approaches the finish line Nov. 15 in the Group 5A boys’ race at the VHSL Cross-Country Championships. Guertin (16:09) placed 10th individually to help the Bulldogs garner runner-up honors as a team.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Beverly Denny
Thu., Nov. 21 | 08:15 PM - While Andrew Hunter's title winning run stole the show, he was not the only Loudoun athlete to shine at the VHSL State Cross-Country Championships Nov. 15-16 at Great Meadow in The Plains.
3A East All-Region volleyball team
Thu., Nov. 21 | 02:15 PM - Loudoun Valley High School seniors Olivia Barnhardt and Tara Crim earned first-team honors on the 3A East Region volleyball team.
Three Vikings to continue athletic careers in college
Loudoun Valley seniors, from left, Paul Rowley (William & Mary), Ian Hildebrand (Virginia Tech) and Corley Simons (Bucknell) were honored in a college-signing ceremony Nov. 18.—Photo Courtesy/Dan Sousa, VivaLoudoun.com
Thu., Nov. 21 | 10:17 AM - Loudoun Valley High School held a signing ceremony Nov. 18 for three student-athletes moving on to play collegiate sports at the Division I level.
State champion: Hunter enjoys a run to remember
Andrew Hunter, a sophomore at Loudoun Valley, breaks the tape to complete his state title winning run in 15 minutes, 37 seconds at the VHSL Cross-Country Championships Nov. 16 at Great Meadow in The Plains.—Times-Mirror Photo/Greg Nash
Tue., Nov. 19 | 02:45 PM - Inspired by his All-State performance in the 3,200-meter run during the spring track and field season, Loudoun Valley High School sophomore Andrew Hunter took his training to a new level in the summer.
Bulldogs, Raiders win region volleyball titles
Stone Bridge High School defeated Broad Run in four sets, 25-18, 21-25, 25-18, 25-18, on Nov. 16 to claim the 5A North Region volleyball championship.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Doug Stroud
Sun., Nov. 17 | 08:16 AM - Broad Run (5A North), Loudoun County (4A North) and Stone Bridge (5A North) each won semifinal round matches Thursday night in their respective region tournaments. Loudoun Valley (3A East) and Tuscarora (5A North) fell in the semifinals to conclude their stellar seasons.
Rams win key points to claim four-set victory over Vikings
Loudoun Valley senior Megan Thackaberry sends a slam past Lafayette blocker Deborah Allison in the second set of the 3A East Region semifinal Nov. 14 in Purcellville.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Carl Lukat
Fri., Nov. 15 | 04:28 PM - Lafayette High School won the points that mattered most in the 3A East Region volleyball semifinals Nov. 14 against host Loudoun Valley. The result was a 28-26, 26-24, 17-25, 25-21 victory that advances the Rams to the region final, while concluding the Vikings' strong postseason run.
Dulles District football standings
Tue., Nov. 12 | 03:47 PM - Woodgrove and Loudoun Valley high schools both wrapped up the regular season with 5-1 records in Dulles District play.
All-Conference 28 volleyball team
Tue., Nov. 12 | 02:26 PM - Loudoun Valley High School senior Olivia Barnhardt was voted Player of the Year on the All-Conference 28 volleyball team. Valley's Laird Johnson is the Coach of the Year.
All-Conference 28 football team
Tue., Nov. 12 | 10:23 AM - Loudoun Valley High School senior linebacker Brandon Grayson earned Co-Defensive Player of the Year honors on the All-Conference 28 football team. Valley and John Champe have multiple selections overall.
Week 11 football scores
Sun., Nov. 10 | 10:18 AM - Briar Woods, Broad Run, Dominion, Heritage, Park View, Stone Bridge and Woodgrove won their regular-season finales Friday night. The 2013 varsity football postseason begins next week.
Woodgrove shuts out Valley to earn Purcellville bragging rights
The Woodgrove Wolverines shut out the Loudoun Valley Vikings, 35-0, on Friday night to earn their third straight win against their Purcellville rivals.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Moe Murphy
Sat., Nov. 9 | 06:15 PM - If the Woodgrove High School football team was one dimensional it would be quite a dimension as senior Josh Sweet barreled his way to a sixth consecutive game with more than 200 yards rushing Nov. 8 against host Loudoun Valley.
Tested Vikings prove up to the challenge
The Loudoun Valley Vikings defeated William Monroe in straight sets Nov. 7 to claim the 3A Conference 28 volleyball tournament championship.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Carl Lukat
Fri., Nov. 8 | 02:06 PM - Loudoun Valley High School's volleyball team took some bumps during the regular season in the challenging Dulles District. The Vikings are now reaping the benefits of that difficult schedule.
Conference 28 volleyball tournament scores
Fri., Nov. 8 | 11:32 AM - Loudoun Valley High School defeated William Monroe in the championship match to win the title in the inaugural 3A Conference 28 volleyball tournament.