Tryouts and announcements: Sept. 2
Loudoun South teams excel on diamond
Thu., Aug. 21 | 12:05 PM - Four All-Star teams from Loudoun South Little League made the most of their time on the baseball diamond this season.
Leesburg girl takes fencing to the hilt
Jasmine Adolphe has quickly risen up the ranks in the sport of fencing. The 9-year-old Leesburg girl will compete in the Pan Am Championships this week.—Courtesy Photo
Wed., Aug. 20 | 07:15 AM - Jasmine Adolphe, it seems, has a favorite word: Amazing. After being selected to perform at the 2014 Youth & Veteran Pan American Fencing Championships – and receiving a Certificate of Recognition from the Town of Leesburg as a result – the 9-year-old prodigy has much to call “amazing.”
Ashburn Elite athletes medal at AAU Club National Championship
Ashburn Elite Track Club athletes, from left, Kaitlyn Greene, Jordan Galbert, Julian Roberson and Christian Greene medaled at the AAU Club National Championship. Coach Derrick Greene is pictured in back.—Courtesy Photo
Sun., Aug. 17 | 08:30 AM - The Ashburn Elite Track Club competed in the AAU Club National Championship earlier this summer at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World.
Best in show: Nelson wins national equestrian event
Alexis Nelson and her horse Casper stole the show earlier this summer at the North American Junior & Young Rider Championships in Lexington, Ky.—Photo Courtesy/Meg Shaffer
Thu., Aug. 14 | 01:09 PM - Both of them were nervous as they were led onto the grounds of the biggest equestrian arena either had ever been in. The people in the stands for the North American Junior & Young Rider Championships at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky., knew what good horsemanship looked like, and the twosome from Virginia hoped they could show it to them.
Busy summer for Special Forces Track Club
Darron Coley delivered a bronze medal worthy performance in the 800-meter run at the East Coast Invitational in Durham, N.C.—Courtesy Photo
Wed., Aug. 13 | 06:59 AM - Loudoun Special Forces Track Club has spread its wings this season with athletes competing or training around the nation.
Tryouts and announcements: Aug. 12
Two local golfers finish top five at Junior Stroke Play Championship
Fri., Aug. 1 | 09:07 AM - Charlie Musto, of Sterling, and Matthew Brittain, of Ashburn, recorded top five finishes among a stellar field at the 2014 Virginia State Golf Association Junior Stroke Play Championship. The 54-hole tournament concluded July 31 in Williamsburg.
Local teen wins national pony competition
Haley Carspecken and her horse True Grace clear a fence during a cross country event at the Kentucky Horse Park. Carspecken was part of a five-person team that placed first in eventing at the United States Pony Club National Championship.—Courtesy Photo
Thu., Jul. 31 | 07:20 AM - At the same course in Lexington where the internationally acclaimed Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event takes place, Haley Carspecken and her team placed first in eventing at the United States Pony Club National Championships.
Leesburg Rangers win American Legion state tourney opener
Wed., Jul. 30 | 06:45 AM - It took Matt Gloger about 100 pitches to hold the opposition to just one run over nine innings -- but it took a timely clout by Ethan Carlyon in the eighth inning to make Gloger a winner.