Postseason basketball: Region tournament scoreboard
Fri., Feb. 27 | 10:28 PM - Loudoun Valley High School boys and girls, Freedom girls and John Champe boys each opened the region basketball playoffs with victories Friday evening. Five Loudoun teams will be in action Saturday.
Photos added: Swimmers strike gold at state meets
Woodgrove freshman Keely Hemminger raced to titles in the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle events Feb. 20 at the Virginia High School League Group 4A State Swimming Championships in Christiansburg.—Times-Mirror/Richard Schumaker
Thu., Feb. 26 | 05:31 PM - Keely Hemminger of Woodgrove High School raced to a pair of crowns, and Dominion's JP Popovich, Potomac Falls' William Lin, Stone Bridge's Andi Mack and Heritage's girls' relay team each won an event title Feb. 20-21 at the Virginia High School League State Swimming Championships.
Dominion’s Atariwa stands atop podium at VHSL 4A wrestling tourney
Dominion junior Adeeb Atariwa, shown here wrestling in the Conference 21 tournament, pinned Sherando’s Ben Avery just 16 seconds into the second round of the 285-pound championship bout.—Times-Mirror File/Rick Wasser
Tue., Feb. 24 | 11:40 AM - Junior Adeeb Atariwa became Dominion High School's first-ever state champion wrestler in dominant fashion Feb. 20 at the Virginia High School League Group 4A Wrestling Championships in Salem.
4A Conference 21 basketball tournament
Sat., Feb. 21 | 08:09 AM - Loudoun County (girls) and Woodgrove (boys) prevailed in 4A Conference 21 basketball tournament championship games Feb. 20. The Raiders won the girls' title as the No. 2 seed and the Wolverines claimed the boys' crown as the No. 3 seed.
Miller flourishes on court despite disorder
Woodgrove High School senior Kylee Miller has not allowed the effects of a dysautonomic disorder called Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome stop her from playing the sport she is most passionate about.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Wed., Feb. 18 | 10:43 AM - Toughness is a concept that comes up often in sports. To endure hardship, battle through adversity and persevere when quitting would be easy, that's tough.
Heritage girls swim to 4A North Region crown
Sun., Feb. 15 | 09:22 PM - Heritage High School edged Woodgrove by two points for the girls' team championship at the 4A North Region Swim Championships, contested Feb. 13 at the Collegiate School Aquatic Center in Richmond.
Woodgrove surges past James Wood in postseason opener
Woodgrove junior forward Prakash Ellis rises for a shot in the first half of a Conference 21 tournament quarterfinal game against James Wood. Ellis scored 11 points in the host Wolverines’ 58-43 victory Feb. 13 in Purcellville.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat
Sat., Feb. 14 | 12:49 AM - The Woodgrove Wolverines overcame a sluggish start with an impressive showing on both ends of the court during the final three quarters of play to defeat James Wood 58-43 in the 4A Conference 21 boys' basketball tournament quarterfinals Feb. 13 in Purcellville.
Freedom leads the way at 5A North Region gymnastics meet
Wed., Feb. 11 | 10:02 AM - Freedom High School punched its ticket for the VHSL State Team Championships with a top of the podium performance Feb. 9 at the 5A North Region gymnastics meet.
Woodgrove edges Sherando for Conference 21 wrestling crown
Woodgrove senior Dylan Shockey takes hold of Sherando’s Curtis Guthridge’s leg in the 126-pound championship match Feb. 7 at the 4A Conference 21 Wrestling Championships. Shockey earned the decisive point with an escape in the third period to pull out a 3-2 decision.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., Feb. 10 | 03:02 PM - The first 195 matches of the day were not enough to decide a team champion at the Conference 21 Wrestling Championships Feb. 7 at Woodgrove High School in Purcellville. The point totals of Sherando and the homestanding Wolverines were too close to call.
Varsity rewind: Feb. 5-7 events
Mon., Feb. 9 | 10:29 AM - Broad Run High School won the 5A Conference 14 wrestling championship on Friday evening. Woodgrove High School followed suit by claiming the 4A Conference 21 wrestling championship on Saturday.
Valley, Heritage, County’s Miner tops in conference gymnastics
Thu., Feb. 5 | 01:57 PM - Loudoun County High School senior Victoria Miner is a mainstay in the gymnastics postseason. A four-year member of the Raiders' squad, Miner has made it to the state meet each winter, qualifying for all four events.
Varsity Rewind: Feb. 2-4 events
Thu., Feb. 5 | 11:06 AM - Loudoun Valley High School received stellar efforts from its varsity boys' basketball, girls' basketball and gymnastics teams Wednesday night. Heritage claimed the team title at the Conference 21 gymnastics meet.
4A Conference 21 swim results
Tue., Feb. 3 | 02:14 PM - Woodgrove won the boys' title and Heritage claimed the girls' crown at the Conference 21 Swim Championships Jan. 31 at Claude Moore Recreation Center in Sterling.
Varsity Rewind: Jan. 28 events
Thu., Jan. 29 | 09:05 AM - Woodgrove High School wrestling improves to 19-0 in dual meets, Stone Bridge boys' basketball wins its 12th straight game and Tuscarora gymnastics concludes a strong regular season by winning a six-team meet at Rock Ridge to highlight Wednesday's varsity action.
Varsity Winter Sports Rewind: Jan. 13-15 games
Fri., Jan. 16 | 09:28 AM - Loudoun Valley High School swept Woodgrove in a varsity boys' and girls' basketball doubleheader Thursday night. John Champe lit up the scoreboard for 103 points in a boys' basketball win against Heritage to improve to 11-2 this season.
Gymnasts hit their marks at Park View Invitational
Jordan Smith of Potomac Falls High School vaults to a sixth-place finish in the all-around at the 35th Glory Days/Park View Gymnastics Invitational Jan. 10 in Sterling. The Panthers placed second as a team in the Red division.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Tue., Jan. 13 | 12:16 PM - There were eight Loudoun schools among the 11 participating in the 35th edition of the Glory Days/Park View Gymnastics Invitational in Sterling Jan. 10. Out of the 99 gymnasts vaulting, balancing and tumbling, a pair of sophomores shined for the local girls.
Varsity Basketball Rewind: Jan. 9-10 games
First-year Rock Ridge High School defeated Heritage 63-54 in varsity boys’ basketball on Friday night.—Courtesy Photo
Mon., Jan. 12 | 11:03 AM - Tuscarora High School swept Briar Woods in a varsity boys' and girls' basketball doubleheader Saturday. The Huskies improved to 9-2 in girls' play and 8-2 in boys' action.
Loudoun County tops Woodgrove in seesaw affair
Loudoun County junior Alyssa Paige and Woodgrove senior Brooke Basinger vie for the ball. The Raiders overcame a first-half deficit to win 57-53 and improve to 10-1 this season.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Sat., Jan. 10 | 08:16 AM - The Loudoun County Raiders produced the final run in a Dulles District girls' basketball game against the Woodgrove Wolverines to earn a 57-53 road win Friday night in Purcellville. Woodgrove senior Brooke Basinger surpassed 1,000 career points in the game.
Park View to host gymnastics invitational Saturday
Thu., Jan. 8 | 04:15 PM - Eight Loudoun schools will help make up the 11-team field for the 2015 Glory Days/Park View Gymnastics Invitational, set for Jan. 10 in Sterling.
VHSL All-State Group 4A, 3A football teams
Loudoun County High School senior Antonio Jackson garnered Group 4A All-State honors as a wide receiver and a punt returner in 2014.—Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Rick Wasser
Sun., Jan. 4 | 10:15 AM - John Champe High School senior linebacker Stephen Young, Loudoun County senior punt returner Antonio Jackson and Loudoun Valley senior punter Aaron Peart each earned first-team honors on the Virginia High School League All State football teams.