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State Champions: 11 Loudoun schools have combined to win 91 titles

Loudoun County public high schools have won 91 Virginia High School League championships in team sports. Broad Run, which opened in 1969, owns the most state championships with 16.

Following their first-ever run to a state final in 2014, the Tuscarora Huskies open the 2015 season at home Aug. 28 against the Briar Woods Falcons at Fortune Field in Leesburg.—File Photo

2015 Virginia High School League football schedule

The 2015 Virginia High School League varsity football season kicks off Aug. 28. The regular season runs through Nov. 6, with state championship games scheduled for Dec. 12. With second-year Rock Ridge joining the varsity ranks after playing a junior varsity schedule in 2014 and first-year Riverside jumping right into varsity action, Loudoun will field 15 varsity football teams in 2015.

VHSL Group 4A All-State soccer teams

Loudoun County High School swept top honors on the Virginia High School League Group 4A girls' soccer team with senior Emily Littell (Player of the Year) and Kirk Smith (Coach of the Year).

Saville to play lacrosse for Christopher Newport

Woodgrove High School Class of 2015 graduate Taylor Saville will attend and continue her lacrosse career at Christopher Newport University in Newport News.

Wolverine softball pair headed to next level

Woodgrove High School Class of 2015 graduates Grace Sanderson and Rachel Pike recently signed letters of intent to continue their softball careers in college.

Woodgrove middle hitter Purnell to volley for Miami

Woodgrove High School Class of 2015 graduate Samantha Purnell has signed her letter of intent to attend and play NCAA Division I volleyball at the University of Miami in Florida.

Group of Wolverines ready to excel at next level

Woodgrove High School held a signing ceremony May 28 to honor five-student athletes who will continue their athletic careers at the next level.

VHSL Group 4A All-State lacrosse teams

Woodgrove senior goalie Ashley Morris and Loudoun Valley senior midfielder John Skinner are Players of the Year on the Virignia High School League Group 4A boys' and girls' lacrosse teams. Both players helped lead their schools to state championships this spring.

VHSL Group 4A All-State softball team

Woodgrove High School placed three players on the first team and three more on the second team of the Virginia High School League Group 4A softball team.

VHSL Group 4A All-State baseball team

Matt Gilson of Woodgrove High School was a first-team selection at third base on the Virginia High School League Group 4A baseball team.

The Woodgrove Wolverines hoisted a state championship trophy for a second consecutive season June 13 at Liberty University in Lynchburg. Woodgrove defeated Western Albemarle 16-8 in the VHSL 4A state girls’ lacrosse final.—Times-Mirror/Jeff Vennitti

4A girls’ lacrosse: Wolverines go back-to-back

Woodgrove High School became the first Loudoun County public school team to win a Virginia High School League state lacrosse championship in 2014, topping Purcellville rival Loudoun Valley in the girls' final. The Wolverines earned another distinction June 13 at Liberty University in Lynchburg.

Senior Grace Sanderson focuses on an incoming pitch during the 4A state softball championship game.—Times-Mirror/Mike Hylton

4A softball: Wolverines come up a run short in bid to repeat

The Woodgrove Wolverines took the diamond in the VHSL 4A state softball championship game for a fifth consecutive season June 13 at Liberty University. The fifth-year Wolverines lost, won, lost and won in their first four state final appearances. Woodgrove's bid to go back-to-back for the first time fell a little short against Carroll County.

Woodgrove rolls past Salem in state lacrosse semifinal

The Woodgrove Wolverines moved within a victory of repeating as Virginia High School League state girls' lacrosse champions following an 18-6 home victory against Salem in the Group 4A semifinals June 10 in Purcellville.

Varsity Rewind: Postseason scores and schedule

Five Loudoun lacrosse teams have advanced to VHSL state championship games. Loudoun Valley (boys), Potomac Falls (girls), Stone Bridge (boys, girls) and Woodgrove (girls) will play for state titles Saturday. State semifinal games for baseball, soccer and softball are scheduled for Friday.

Loudoun Valley runner Colin Vitkus, middle, holds off James Monroe’s Brandon Lawrence and Waynesboro’s Carlos Richardson during the anchor leg of the 400-meter relay. The Vikings placed second in the event on their way to winning the VHSL 3A boys’ state championship.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Vikings run to team crown; Donohue, Hunter, Nolan, Spartan relay team race to event titles

Loudoun Valley High School athletes shined when it mattered most this track and field season. Behind stellar performances from several individuals and all three of their relay teams, the Vikings racked up 56 points to best runner-up Heritage (Lynchburg) by nearly 10 points for the VHSL 3A boys' team championship June 6 at Harrisonburg High School.



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