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Athletes compete in the 100-meter hurdles April 21 at the Wolverine Classic Track Invitational.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Wolverine Classic Track Invitational photos

Loudoun high schools Briar Woods, Freedom, Heritage, John Champe, Loudoun County, Loudoun Valley, Park View, Potomac Falls, Riverside, Rock Ridge, Stone Bridge and Woodgrove helped make up a 21-team field April 21 for the Wolverine Classic Track Invitational.

Natalie Barnes of Stone Bridge placed first in the girls’ long jump event with a top leap of 18-01.5.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Stone Bridge leads girls pack at Wolverine Classic Track Invitational

The Stone Bridge Bulldogs racked up a meet-best 101 points in girls' events to top a 21-team field April 21 at the Wolverine Classic Track Invitational, hosted by Woodgrove High School in Purcellville. Fauquier edged Loudoun Valley by one point to place atop the boys' team standings.

Loudoun Valley alum DiDi Haracic, left, and Broad Run alum Whitney Church warm up prior to a March 25 preseason game.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun duo playing professional soccer for Washington Spirit

In a lot of ways, Whitney Church's and DiDi Haracic’s involvement in soccer isn’t too uncommon from others. Around the age of 5, they first started playing the sport. Just a few short years later, they started playing travel soccer. Then it was high school and college soccer later on after that.

A group of Loudoun Valley student-athletes recently made a trip to New York City for an indoor track meet.—Courtesy Photo

Loudoun Valley runs first, third in national indoor track meet

The Loudoun Valley Vikings competed at the New Balance Nationals Indoor Meet on March 10 in New York City. The event included more than 3,500 of the nation's top high school track and field athletes. Loudoun Valley placed first in boys and third in girls among Virginia teams in the distance medley relay.

VHSL Group 4A All-State basketball teams

Loudoun Valley High School junior Jordan Miller is the Player of the Year on the Virginia High School League Group 4A boys' basketball team. Loudoun Valley senior Nick Ball and Loudoun County junior Natalie Villaflor each garnered first-team honors.

Washington Spirit to play match Saturday at Evergreen SportsPlex

The Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League will play the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in a preseason match Saturday evening at Evergreen SportsPlex in Leesburg.

Mike Elliott prepares to put up a left-handed shot for the Loudoun all-stars. Elliott was one of eight Loudoun players to score in double figures with 10 points.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Loudoun all-stars shine in NOVA Challenge

A team of all-star basketball players from Loudoun County outlasted their counterparts from Arlington/Alexandria, 130-128, in the fourth annual DMVStream.com NOVA Challenge on March 19 at Riverside High School in Leesburg. The high school basketball event showcased top public school seniors from Northern Virginia. Prince William defeated Fairfax 126-108 in the first all-star game.

Michael Brennan helped the Tuscarora Huskies earn 35 Wells Fargo Cup points in varsity golf.—File Photo

VHSL Wells Fargo Cup Standings

Loudoun Valley (Group 4A), Tuscarora (5A) and Briar Woods (5A) high schools each rank among the top five in the Virginia High School League Wells Fargo Cup Standings following the conclusion of the varsity winter sports season. The Wells Fargo Cup is awarded to the school in each group classification that has achieved the best overall record in VHSL state-level competition in 27 sports.

The Loudoun Valley Vikings are Virginia 4A state boys’ basketball champions.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

Loudoun Valley wins first state basketball title in dominant fashion

Loudoun Valley and Monacan high schools have squared off in the Virginia 4A state boys' basketball quarterfinals each of the last two seasons. Each time, the winner of that game has moved on to win a state championship.

Loudoun Valley junior Jordan Miller goes strong to the basket for two of his game-high 26 points.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

Photos: Loudoun Valley rolls past Jamestown in state final

The Loudoun Valley Vikings won their first state championship in boys' basketball March 10 in Richmond. Loudoun Valley connected on 31 of 44 field goal attempts and 12 of 13 shots from the foul line to defeat Jamestown 80-48 in the Virginia High School League Group 4A state final.

The Loudoun Valley Vikings are Virginia 4A state boys’ basketball champions.—Times-Mirror/Carl Lukat

Loudoun Valley nets first state basketball championship

The Loudoun Valley Vikings produced a fitting conclusion to a tremendous season Friday evening at the Siegel Center in Richmond. Loudoun Valley controlled play from start to finish in an 80-48 victory against Jamestown in the VHSL 4A state boys' basketball championship game.

Jordan Miller and the Loudoun Valley Vikings take the big stage for the VHSL 4A boys’ basketball championship game Friday evening.—Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

VHSL State Basketball Championships Schedule

The Loudoun Valley Vikings are one of 24 varsity teams that will play for a Virginia High School League State Basketball Championship this week. Teams will vie for state supremacy in boys' and girls' basketball in six classifications, starting Thursday afternoon in Richmond. Four state title games will be contested each day at the Siegel Center, on the campus of Virginia Commonwealth University

Paul Rowley, a redshirt sophomore at William & Mary, attempts a 3-pointer during a Nov. 23, 2016 game versus Duke University at famed Cameron Indoor Stadium. Rowley connected on 3 of 4 shots from 3-point range in 26 minutes of action.—Photo Courtesy/William & Mary athletics

Loudoun Valley alum Paul Rowley is a quick study at William & Mary

Paul Rowley was preparing for his freshman year at William & Mary in the summer of 2014 when his father, Sean, began to work on a spreadsheet with his son’s schedule. The Loudoun Valley High School academic and basketball standout was preparing to take 12 credit hours his first semester, which is typical for a basketball player for the NCAA Division I Tribe. Rowley ended up taking 15 credits as a freshman in his first semester. And thanks to three years of summer classes, he is on track to graduate this spring as a double major in finance and computer science.

Senior Nick Ball scored a game-high 25 points in Loudoun Valley’s 75-43 semifinal win versus George Washington.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Rick Wasser

MORE: Loudoun Valley punches ticket for state championship game

An explosive second half allowed the Loudoun Valley Vikings to pull away from George Washington-Danville in the semifinals of the Virginia High School League Group 4A boys' basketball tournament. Loudoun Valley produced an impressive 75-42 victory Saturday evening at the Salem Civic Center to advance to the state championship game.

Loudoun Valley advances to VHSL state basketball semifinals

The Loudoun Valley Vikings took another step in their quest to win a state championship in varsity boys' basketball Friday evening in Salem.

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