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PrepsPost | Virginia: October 11, 2009 - October 17, 2009

Friday Night Football Postponements

The weather has wreaked havoc with the area's football schedule. Here's what we know (and be sure to check back throughout the rainy afternoon as games get added to this list): Postponed to Monday at 7: Northern Region: Centreville-Chantilly Robinson-Westfield...

By Micah Pollack  |  October 16, 2009; 12:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Football  
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Week 8 Matchups in the Great Northwest

This week’s schedule is clearly headlined by Osbourn at Battlefield, a rematch from last year’s Northwest Region semifinals. But several other important storylines should unfold, too. Will Riverbend, which has cruised through the early part of the season, assert itself...

By Jason Mackey  |  October 15, 2009; 9:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Battlefield , Brooke Point , Cardinal District , Cedar Run District , Colonial Forge , Commonwealth District , Football , Forest Park , Freedom-Woodbridge , Gar-Field , Heritage , Hylton , Loudoun Valley High School , Massaponax , Mountain View , North Stafford , Northwest Region , Osbourn , Osbourn Park , Potomac (Va.) , Riverbend , Stafford , Stonewall Jackson , Woodbridge  
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Charlie Garner Comes to Town, NFL Great to Have Jersey Retired

This video shows Charlier Garner's highlights from his high school career at Stuart High School. When they handed out jerseys on Charlie Garner's freshman football team, he got No. 30. "I went home and told my mom that I...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  October 15, 2009; 5:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Virginia Volleyball Notebook

Flint Hill re-sets and finds success and a showdown is looming in the AAA Cardinal. Also, a look at the best matchups on the horizon.

By Matt Brooks  |  October 15, 2009; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Cardinal District , Flint Hill School , Forest Park , ISL AA , Osbourn Park , Volleyball  
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UPDATED: South Lakes Fires Basketball Coach Branch

Darryl Branch, a South Lakes alum, went 31-15 overall and 20-8 in the Virginia AAA Liberty District over the past two seasons. He was fired on Tuesday. UPDATE: At 1:15 p.m. Friday, I received this text message from former South...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  October 15, 2009; 1:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District  
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Football Night in Loudoun County

This week features several more critical matchups for teams looking to improve their playoff positioning as we approach the home stretch. Here's a look at the six Friday matchups in Loudoun plus a Saturday matinee featuring Loudoun Valley

By Matt Brooks  |  October 15, 2009; 12:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , AAA Cedar Run District , AAA Liberty District , Briar Woods , Broad Run , Dominion , Football , Freedom South-Riding , Heritage , Loudoun County High School , Loudoun Valley High School , Madison , Park View , Potomac Falls , Stone Bridge High School  
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Gar-Field’s Austin Copeland Jumps Out on Defense

Contrary to how he has performed on the football field this fall, the 2008-09 indoor track and field season demonstrated to Gar-Field junior Austin Copeland that, yes, he actually does have physical limitations. In both the long and triple jump,...

By Jason Mackey  |  October 14, 2009; 9:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Cardinal District , Football , Forest Park , Gar-Field , Potomac (Va.)  
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Raiders Finish 6th at AA Golf Tournament

For the second consecutive day, Loudoun County shot a 311 at the AA Virginia state golf tournament at Williamsburg National Golf Club, landing the Raiders in sixth place, 37 shots behind state champions Jamestown.

By Matt Brooks  |  October 14, 2009; 4:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Golf , Loudoun County High School  
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Belyea Leaves Langley for Centreville Wrestling

In 2007, Colin Zoski, left, won this 130-pound match. Zoski, who is shown here nearly pinning Sharif Gray from Chantilly, was just one of many Saxons who found success in Belyea's time at Langley. (Photo by Joel Richardson/The Washington Post)...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  October 14, 2009; 3:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District  
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Field Hockey: Northern Region Playoff Picture

I’ve written a lot about the field hockey playoff picture within the Liberty District mainly because there actually is one. The Northern Region’s other three districts, while still competitive, simply do not feature any down-to-the-wire races. No. 6 Westfield (Concorde)...

By Jason Mackey  |  October 14, 2009; 11:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District , Centreville , Fairfax , Field Hockey , Madison , Marshall , Northern Region , South County , W.T. Woodson , Westfield  
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Westfield Preps for No. 7 Robinson

There’s a short note in Tuesday's paper about Westfield (2-4), but here’s a bit more on the Bulldogs, who have lost to teams — Stone Bridge, Lake Braddock, Lee and W.T. Woodson — with a combined 20-4 record. Three of...

By Preston Williams  |  October 13, 2009; 4:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , Robinson , Westfield  
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Preps News From Near and Far

Here are some links to high school stories that might be of interest. No Penalty for Ambition: A Virginia female football official has NFL aspirations. Low Scores Gone With the Wind: Northern Region golfers had to battle elements in their...

By Preston Williams  |  October 13, 2009; 12:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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If the AAA Northern Region Playoffs Started Today

After a crazy weekend of head-scratching upsets, the Virginia AAA Northern Region continues to remain an enigma this year in that no team has owned its division, although many might say Robinson -- undefeated at 6-0 -- is starting to...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  October 13, 2009; 9:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District  
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All-Met Watch

There are a number of additions and changes to this week's All-Met watch for offense and defense. As always, is there anyone we missed? Who do you think deserves to be on first team that is on the bubble and...

By Katie Carrera  |  October 13, 2009; 9:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  All-Met Watch  
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Catching Up: Brown Making Quick Moves at Wake

Devon Brown spent much of his high school career finding success late. After struggling for attention, he transferred from O’Connell to Stone Bridge prior to his senior season. With the Bulldogs, Brown rushed for 1,744 yards and 29 touchdowns, was...

By Alan Goldenbach  |  October 13, 2009; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Catching Up , Gonzaga , Good Counsel , Kennedy , Loudoun Valley High School , Sidwell Friends , Springbrook , St. Albans , Stone Bridge High School  
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Loudoun County Golf in 6th Place

After the first day of the AA state golf tournament at Williamsburg National, Loudoun County is in sixth place, 20 shots off the lead.

By Matt Brooks  |  October 12, 2009; 9:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , Golf , Loudoun County High School  
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The Loudoun Report: Week 7

It was another eventful night of football in Loudoun County as the two remaining undefeated teams stayed perfect on Friday night and a couple other Dulles District squads scored big wins while Heritage won its first Cedar Run contest in a nail-biter. Here are your weekend headlines...

By Matt Brooks  |  October 12, 2009; 6:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , AAA Cedar Run District , Broad Run , Dominion , Football , Heritage , Loudoun County High School , Park View  
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Northwest Region in Review: Week 7

Yet another wild and wacky week in the Northwest Region is in the books, and this -- maybe more so than other weeks and, then again, maybe not -- strikes me as a slate of games that can be best...

By Jason Mackey  |  October 12, 2009; 5:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Battlefield , Brooke Point , Cardinal District , Cedar Run District , Colonial Forge , Commonwealth District , Football , Forest Park , Freedom-Woodbridge , Gar-Field , Heritage , Hylton , Loudoun Valley High School , Massaponax , Mountain View , North Stafford , Northwest Region , Osbourn , Osbourn Park , Potomac (Va.) , Riverbend , Stafford , Stonewall Jackson , Woodbridge  
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