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PrepsPost | Virginia: October 25, 2009 - October 31, 2009

Broad Run's Peeler could miss region semi

Broad Run senior running back T.J. Peeler may be forced to sit out the third-ranked Spartans’ Virginia AA Region II semifinal on Nov. 20 after getting flagged for two excessive celebration penalties in a 47-7 win over Potomac Falls on...

By Paul Tenorio  |  October 31, 2009; 3:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  AA Dulles , Broad Run  
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North Stafford field hockey wins Commonwealth

Fifty-nine minutes into the Commonwealth District field hockey final between North Stafford and host Riverbend on Friday afternoon, it appeared as if a 7-on-7 overtime session was inevitable. Both teams were playing with a lot emotion -- courtesy of a...

By Jason Mackey  |  October 30, 2009; 6:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Field Hockey , North Stafford , Northwest Region , Riverbend  
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Freedom's Buchanan commits to Delaware

Freedom-South Riding senior center Kelsey Buchanan and senior Jessica Escorza - a transfer from Paul VI - will both play Division I basketball next year.

By Matt Brooks  |  October 30, 2009; 5:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Freedom South-Riding , Girls' Basketball  
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Football Night in Loudoun County

Playoff seeding will be on the line Friday night as several teams try to improve their standing or keep their postseason hopes alive. Broad Run has its last game for three weeks, Heritage hosts Loudoun Valley in a rematch from earlier this season and the "Battle of Sterling" is this week's big ticket.

By Matt Brooks  |  October 30, 2009; 12:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , AAA Cedar Run District , AAA Liberty District , Broad Run , Dominion , Freedom South-Riding , Heritage , Loudoun County High School , Loudoun Valley High School , Park View , Potomac Falls , Stone Bridge High School  
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Hayfield vs. Falls Church football preview

Hayfield (6-2, 5-0) will welcome Falls Church (4-4, 3-2) on Friday for a Virginia AAA National District showdown that will pit two of the area's most resurrected programs. Hayfield, which posted 1-9 seasons in each of the previous two years,...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  October 29, 2009; 1:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District  
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Week 9 in the Northwest Region

This week is highlighted by a fantastic Prince William football game and a Stafford game that’s equally as good. We'll have both covered, so make sure to stop back at the site over the weekend to read about Woodbridge at...

By Jason Mackey  |  October 29, 2009; 11:25 AM 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 , Woodbridge  
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Cross-Country: Bishop Ireton boys, Paul VI girls win

Bishop Ireton won the Virginia Catholic Schools state boys’ cross-country championship on Tuesday. The Alexandria school defeated Peninsula Catholic by three points to capture its first state title since 1986. Roanoke Catholic and Paul VI rounded out the top four....

By Carl Little  |  October 28, 2009; 11:02 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Cross-country  
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Cross-Country: West Springfield girls, Lake Braddock boys win Patriot

Behind individual winner Paige Kvartunas, West Springfield’s girls’ cross-country team won the Patriot District championship on Wednesday, upsetting defending champion and runner-up Lake Braddock. West Potomac and T.C. Williams rounded out the top four teams. Kvartunas won on the 2.98-mile...

By Carl Little  |  October 28, 2009; 10:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Cross-country  
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Gar-Field vs. Woodbridge football game gets national exposure

Everybody loves a rivalry game -- Yankees-Red Sox, Redskins-Cowboys, Lakers-Celtics -- and apparently, so does the U.S. Marines, at least when it comes to high school football. Next Friday night, Nov. 6, the Great American Rivalry Series -- sponsored by...

By Dave Yanovitz  |  October 28, 2009; 10:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Football , Gar-Field , Woodbridge  
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Hylton and Gar-Field to meet in second straight Outback Bowl

Reggie McGee grew up in Newport News and played football at Ferguson High School, running up and down the same fields as former NFL quarterback Aaron Brooks and dressing in the same locker room as Michael Vick -- before Vick...

By Jason Mackey  |  October 28, 2009; 8:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Cardinal District , Football , Gar-Field , Hylton , Northwest Region  
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Virginia Volleyball Notebook

Chancellor makes it 11 straight AA Battlefield District titles, Loudoun Valley wraps up the AAA Cedar Run and two Concorde District teams fight through the flu. Also check out a preview of Thursday's Loudoun County-Broad Run rematch, which could decide the Dulles District championship.

By Matt Brooks  |  October 28, 2009; 5:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Broad Run , Chancellor , Herndon , Loudoun County High School , Loudoun Valley High School , Oakton , Volleyball  
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Westfield's Royal touched by honor

A week ago Monday night, Westfield graduate and Denver Bronco receiver Eddie Royal returned a punt and a kickoff for touchdowns against San Diego on Monday Night Football. In western Fairfax County, however, his best return of the week was...

By Preston Williams  |  October 27, 2009; 3:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Westfield High School  
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413 yards? Not a fluke

The exploits of Michael Holmes were first posted here after the Harrisonburg junior running back rushed for 390 yards and eight touchdowns in the first half of a 69-27 victory over Lee-Staunton. Five weeks later, not only was that game...

By Alan Goldenbach  |  October 27, 2009; 2:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  VHSL , state records  
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Augustus easing his way back in for Lee

Lee senior running back Idreis Augustus, the leading rusher in the Northern Region during the first half of the season, made a semi-return from a groin injury last week in a loss to South County, the Lancers’ third straight defeat...

By Preston Williams  |  October 27, 2009; 2:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Lee  
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New quarterback lifts T.C.

At the time of season when teams are more likely to lose players to injuries than welcome them back from medical issues, T.C. Williams stands out as a marked exception. On Saturday, T.C. senior quarterback Joe Hargrove made his regular...

By Preston Williams  |  October 27, 2009; 12:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  T.C. Williams , West Potomac  
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Northern Region field hockey update

With rain falling and more in the forecast, some of tonight’s Northern Region field hockey tournament games have been moved to different locations or are starting at different times. Here’s a list of what's been determined at this point: Oakton...

By Jason Mackey  |  October 27, 2009; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Field Hockey , Northern Region  
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Ireton's Fonda takes prestigious crew award

Bishop Ireton senior Helen Fonda won one of the most prestigious awards U.S. Rowing gives to high school athletes. The award is a combination of grades, SAT score, and a high level performance at a championship regatta. She was chosen...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  October 27, 2009; 9:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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The Loudoun Report: week 9

In today's report: DeAndre Reaves has new fantasy football position eligibility, Briar Woods shocks Park View and Marcus Harris cracks 40 carries in Friday's squeaker over Langley.

By Matt Brooks  |  October 26, 2009; 5:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , AAA Liberty District , Briar Woods , Dominion , Football , Stone Bridge High School  
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Northwest Region in review: week 8

There’s a Bob Dylan song titled “Not Dark Yet” that I think provides an appropriate way to describe the Northwest Region playoff picture. Seriously. Stay with me on this one. As Dylan sings, “It’s not dark yet . . ....

By Jason Mackey  |  October 26, 2009; 5:19 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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Hayfield's Pugh still in ICU, but spirits are good

I just got off the phone with Hayfield interim football coach Roy Hill. Hill is running the football program at Hayfield while head coach Billy Pugh remains in Fairfax Hospital's neuroscience intensive care unit while he recovers from a massive...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  October 26, 2009; 12:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District  
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