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Mountain View wins Northwest field hockey title

Sabrina Hill extended her left palm, which was covered by a blocking pad at the time, early in the second half of the Mountain View field hockey team’s Northwest Region championship game Saturday afternoon against North Stafford. As the Wildcats’...

By Jason Mackey  |  November 7, 2009; 5:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Field Hockey , Mountain View , North Stafford , Northwest Region  
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Virginia regional football playoffs- UPDATED with dates/times

With Lee beating T.C. Williams, 27-13, the Titans are out and Chantilly is in. Here's how it looks:...

By Josh Barr  |  November 7, 2009; 12:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Battlefield , Brooke Point , Colonial Forge , Football , Gar-Field , Massaponax , Mountain View , North Stafford , Osbourn , Osbourn Park , Riverbend  
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Oakcrest volleyball wins PVAC title

In the program's second season of existence, the Oakcrest Chargers defeated Sandy Spring to take home the school's first Potomac Valley Athletic Conference AA Division title.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 6, 2009; 4:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Volleyball  
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A look inside the Player's Lounge -- Va. Tech-bound Brian Laiti and Jared Velasquez

In this week's edition of the Player's Lounge, Washington Post reporter B.J. Koubaroulis sits down with Robinson RB Jared Velasquez and senior LB Brian Laiti -- a 6-foot-4 in-season All-Met who is bound for Virginia Tech. Right now, Robinson...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  November 6, 2009; 11:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District  
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Flint Hill-Potomac School football game time changed

From Flint Hill AD Steve Henry comes word of a time change for Saturday's critical MAC football game between private school rivals Flint Hill and Potomac School. The game will now be played at 2:15 p.m. at Flint Hill's campus...

By Dave Yanovitz  |  November 6, 2009; 10:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Football  
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Week 11 in the Northwest Region

With just a few impactful games on the schedule, Friday could get interesting if Riverbend loses at North Stafford. The Bears could lock up a playoff spot with a win and stomp out any hope Gar-Field or Loudoun Valley have...

By Jason Mackey  |  November 6, 2009; 10:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Battlefield , Brooke Point , Cardinal District , Cedar Run District , Colonial Forge , Commonwealth District , Field Hockey , 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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Volleyball: Rams get redemption vs. Chantilly

Second-seeded Robinson rallied from 2 sets to 1 down and a fifth-game deficit to knock off top-seeded Chantilly and claim the program's first Concorde District tournament title.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 6, 2009; 10:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , Chantilly High School , Robinson , Volleyball  
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Volleyball district final results

It was a night for the second-seeds as four lower seeds toppled regular season champions to claim district tournament titles and, in some cases, the top seeds in next week's regional playoffs.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 6, 2009; 12:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , AAA Cedar Run District , AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District , Battlefield District , Northern Region , Northwest Region , Region I , Region II , Volleyball  
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Football Night in Loudoun County

It's the last week of the regular season which means it's make or break time for the teams straddling the playoff cutoff. Dominion and Loudoun Valley both must win to reach the postseason and complete massive turnarounds from 1-9 records with first-year coaches in 2008. Meanwhile Loudoun County, Park View and Stone Bridge will look to hold onto home field advantage in the first round or, in the Bulldogs' case, throughout the region playoffs.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 5, 2009; 4:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , AAA Cedar Run District , AAA Liberty District , Briar Woods , Dominion , Football , Freedom South-Riding , Heritage , Loudoun County High School , Loudoun Valley High School , Park View , Potomac Falls , Stone Bridge High School  
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Recruiting Spotlight, Hayfield QB Anton McCallum

CLICK HERE TO VIEW IT Washington Post reporter B.J. Koubaroulis speaks with Hayfield quarterback Anton McCallum, a dual threat whose father Willie is Hayfield's offensive coordinator. Together the two are weighing Anton's options between Delaware, James Madison, Pittsburgh, Rhode...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  November 5, 2009; 1:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District  
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Volleyball: District tournament final previews

Breakdowns and previews for all of Thursday's district tournament finals.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 5, 2009; 11:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , AAA Cedar Run District , AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District , Battlefield District , Evergreen District , Volleyball  
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Cross-Country: Mighty Mason takes another title

The George Mason girls’ cross-country team enjoyed a banner year in 2008, winning its first district, region and state championships. On Wednesday in Charlottesville, the Mustangs looked poised to sweep the postseason all over again. They breezed to the Region...

By Carl Little  |  November 5, 2009; 11:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Cross-country , George Mason  
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Broad Run's Peeler reinstated

Broad Run running back T.J. Peeler's one-game suspension was overturned and the senior was reinstated by the Virginia High School League on Thursday following an appeal by the school and a joint decision involving the Northern Virginia Football Officials Association...

By Paul Tenorio  |  November 5, 2009; 11:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  AA Dulles , Broad Run , Football , Region II , VHSL  
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Quarles in, Smith out for No. 12 Woodbridge

With Woodbridge senior Darius Smith set to begin serving the first part of a two-game suspension during Friday night’s home contest against Gar-Field, the No. 12 Vikings will look to a player who has three catches this season for 34...

By Jason Mackey  |  November 5, 2009; 9:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Football , Gar-Field , Northwest Region , Woodbridge  
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Virginia AA Region II playoff picture

With one week remaining in the season, Broad Run, Sherando, Loudoun County and James Wood have clinched Division 4 playoff berths; Handley, Western Albemarle, Park View and Goochland are in the Division 3 field. Here's the full breakdown:...

By Josh Barr  |  November 4, 2009; 5:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Briar Woods , Broad Run , Dominion , Fauquier , Football , Freedom South-Riding , James Wood , Loudoun County High School , Park View , Potomac Falls , Region II  
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Two Chantilly Chargers to sign with D-I schools

A pair senior volleyball hitters and one girls' lacrosse star from Chantilly will sign national letters-of-intent to play at Division I programs next year.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 4, 2009; 3:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Chantilly High School , Girls' Lacrosse , Volleyball  
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Northern Region field hockey final set

Erica Binzer had practiced shots like this since the beginning of August, so when she was awarded a penalty stroke less than three minutes into overtime during her South County field hockey team’s region semifinal contest Tuesday night against Fairfax,...

By Jason Mackey  |  November 4, 2009; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Fairfax , Field Hockey , Northern Region , Oakton , South County , W.T. Woodson  
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Volleyball: Stone Bridge, Langley reach Liberty final

The top two seeds in the Liberty District advanced to Thursday's tournament final. Read how they rolled through their semifinal matchups, plus check out updated scores from district tournaments all around northern Virginia.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 4, 2009; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , AAA Cedar Run District , AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District , Battlefield District , Langley High School , Region I , Region II , Stone Bridge High School , Volleyball  
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Russo commits to VMI baseball

McLean baseball Coach John Thomas checked in this morning to say senior Chris Russo has verbally committed to play baseball at Virginia Military Institute. He was recruited as a middle infielder. Russo was a first-team all-Liberty second baseman last year...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  November 4, 2009; 12:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Liberty District  
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Cross-country: Brentsville girls, Potomac Falls boys repeat

The girls from Brentsville Tuesday pulled off a mild upset of Western Albemarle to win their second straight Region II cross-country championship in Charlottesville, 64-71. Potomac Falls was third and Loudoun County finished fourth. Brentsville senior Allison Bartels overcame a...

By Carl Little  |  November 4, 2009; 12:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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To celebrate or not to celebrate...

If you haven’t yet had a chance to read my story on the more strict enforcement of celebrations in high school football, I encourage you to take a look. The story is pegged to Broad Run running back T.J. Peeler,...

By Paul Tenorio  |  November 4, 2009; 11:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  AA Dulles , Broad Run , Football , Region II , VHSL  
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Breaking down the AAA Northwest Region playoffs

With one week remaining in the season, Battlefield, Woodbridge, Colonial Forge and Franklin County have clinched Division 6 berths; Massaponax, North Stafford, Brooke Point and Osbourn have clinched in Division 5. Here's how it looks:...

By Josh Barr  |  November 3, 2009; 3:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Battlefield , Brooke Point , Colonial Forge , Football , Gar-Field , Loudoun Valley High School , Massaponax , Mountain View , North Stafford , Northwest Region , Osbourn , Osbourn Park , Riverbend , Woodbridge  
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Volleyball: AAA district tournament results

Several district tournaments got underway last night, including all four in the Northern Region. Here are the results from those matches along with updated pairings for the semifinals, which begin this evening for many leagues.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 3, 2009; 3:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District , Battlefield District , Cardinal District , Evergreen District , Volleyball  
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The Loudoun Report: Week 10

In today's report, we'll take a look at the playoff pictures involving Loudoun's ten teams, storylines to watch heading into the final Friday of the regular season and thoughts on T.J. Peeler's pending suspension plus top performers, district standings and updated playoff positioning.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 3, 2009; 2:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , AAA Cedar Run District , AAA Liberty District , Briar Woods , Broad Run , Dominion , Loudoun County High School , Loudoun Valley High School , Northern Region , Northwest Region , Park View , Region II , Stone Bridge High School  
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Breaking down the AAA Northern Region football playoffs

With one week remaining in the regular season, here's the way it looks:...

By Josh Barr  |  November 3, 2009; 1:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Chantilly High School , Fairfax , Football , Hayfield , Herndon , Jefferson , Lake Braddock , Lee , Madison , McLean , Northern Region , Robinson , South County , Stone Bridge High School , T.C. Williams , W.T. Woodson , Washington-Lee , West Springfield , Westfield , Yorktown  
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New girls' lacrosse coach at South County

South County has hired Sarah King to succeed Liz Schaffner as its girls’ lacrosse coach, seven months after Schaffner nearly led the Stallions to their first-ever Patriot District title. King was Centreville's coach the past two seasons -- her first...

By Jason Mackey  |  November 2, 2009; 10:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  South County , girls' lacrosse  
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Northwest Region Football in review: Week 10

Last week I wrote about the Northwest Region’s playoff picture and compared it to Bob Dylan’s “Not Dark Yet.” Well, things didn’t get too jumbled this week but there were a few interesting storylines that came out of Friday’s games....

By Jason Mackey  |  November 2, 2009; 9:24 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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Cross-country: District roundups

AAA National District Edison swept the National District championships at Burke Lake on Wednesday. It was the second straight title for the girls and the third in a row for the boys. Individual winner Myah Hicks (18:11) won on the...

By Carl Little  |  November 2, 2009; 4:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  AAA National District , Brooke Point , Cardinal District , Cedar Run District , Colonial Forge , Commonwealth District , Cross-country , Forest Park , Hayfield , Hylton , Mountain View , Osbourn Park , Stafford , Woodbridge  
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Northern Region field hockey semis ppd. to Tuesday, Nov. 3

From Oakton's athletic director Lou Nugent comes word that tonight's Virginia AAA Northern Region semifinal field hockey games have been postponed to tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 3. No reason was given for the postponement. The Oakton vs. W.T. Woodson game will...

By Dave Yanovitz  |  November 2, 2009; 1:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Field Hockey  
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Volleyball: Northern Region all-district teams

The districts that make up the AAA Nothern Region announced their all-district teams over the weekend. Outside hitters Susie Murach (Concorde District), Elyse Bush (National) and Lindsay Stephens (Patriot) joined setter Elysse Richardson (Liberty) as the district players of the year.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 2, 2009; 12:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District , Annandale , Centreville , Chantilly High School , Fairfax , Hayfield , Herndon , Jefferson , Lake Braddock , Langley , Lee , Madison , Marshall , McLean , Mount Vernon , Northern Region , Oakton , Robinson , South County , Stone Bridge High School , T.C. Williams , Volleyball , W.T. Woodson , Wakefield , Washington-Lee , West Potomac , West Springfield , Westfield , Yorktown  
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Virginia volleyball: District tournament previews

Volleyball district tournaments take place this week in Virginia with plenty of regional playoff berths on the line. Here's your guide to each of the district tournaments in our coverage area, including brackets, schedules and news and notes.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 1, 2009; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AA Dulles , AAA Cedar Run District , AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District , Volleyball  
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