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PrepsPost | Virginia: November 15, 2009 - November 21, 2009

Live blogging from Va. Volleyball state finals

I'm back at the Siegel Center at VCU for a pair of state finals today. Keep coming back for live updates from the following matches throughout the afternoon... AA final Loudoun County def. Grafton 25-17, 25-12, 25-10 It's a three-peat...

By Matt Brooks  |  November 21, 2009; 12:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Loudoun County High School , Loudoun Valley High School , South County , VHSL , Volleyball  
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2009 all-ISL Field Hockey team

The ISL names its field hockey all-stars for 2009. Check out the list of standouts at Preps Post | Maryland...

By Dave Yanovitz  |  November 21, 2009; 3:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Field Hockey  
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Boys' Soccer: Episcopal makes it back-to-back state titles

Although the Virginia public schools won't play soccer until the spring, the Old Dominion's private schools do play -- and their "state" championship, known as the Virginia Independent Schools championship, concluded last week with Episcopal High School of Alexandria capturing...

By Dave Yanovitz  |  November 21, 2009; 2:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Episcopal , boys' soccer  
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Mount Vernon Football

Mount Vernon High School is currently accepting applications for its Varsity Football Coach for the 2009-10 School year. Interested applicants should send their resume to Bernie Forte, Director of Student Activities, at the following email address: Bernie.Forte@fcps.edu...

By Dave Yanovitz  |  November 21, 2009; 12:48 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Football , Mount Vernon  
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A look inside The Player's Lounge: South County's Andre Simmons and Aaron Andrews

In this week's edition of The Player's Lounge, South County defensive back Andre Simmons and quarterback Aaron Andrews join The Post's B.J. Koubaroulis. In this week's edition of The Player's Lounge, South County defensive back Andre Simmons and quarterback...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  November 20, 2009; 3:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District  
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Pugh speaks to Hawks before Hayfield-Lee playoff game

In this video, Hayfield seniors Anton McCallum and Rayshawn Rigans talk about the difficulties in playing without Hayfield coach Billy Pugh./Video by B.J. Koubaroulis/The Washington Post Hayfield football coach Billy Pugh, recovering from a stroke suffered nearly a month...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  November 20, 2009; 1:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District  
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Catching up: Culbreath fights a tough fight

You didn’t hear much about Jordan Culbreath during his varsity career at Marshall earlier this decade. As a senior in 2005, he rushed for 526 yards and 10 touchdowns for a 5-5 team. That winter, he was a role player...

By Alan Goldenbach  |  November 19, 2009; 10:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Catching Up , DeMatha , Marshall , Westlake  
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Examining the Northwest Region semifinals

The good news: My trip to Virginia Beach following last weekend’s triple-header was fantastic. The bad news: My picks weren’t. I went 2-2 last week, with Franklin County’s upset and Dominique Terrell making me look awfully dumb. Hopefully this week...

By Jason Mackey  |  November 19, 2009; 9:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Battlefield , Brooke Point , Cardinal District , Commonwealth District , Football , Massaponax , North Stafford , Northwest Region , Osbourn , Osbourn Park , Woodbridge  
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South County, Loudoun Valley to meet in state volleyball final

South County and Loudoun Valley both advanced to the AAA state final with dramatic victories at VCU's Siegel Center on Thursday night. South County def. Frank W. Cox 28-26, 25-19, 18-25, 23-25, 17-15 Loudoun Valley def. Mills Godwin 25-19, 23-25,...

By Matt Brooks  |  November 19, 2009; 6:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Loudoun Valley High School , South County , VHSL , Volleyball  
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Glynn out at Mount Vernon

Tom Glynn, who led the Mount Vernon football team to playoff berths the past two seasons before the Majors fell to 0-10 this fall, is no longer the team’s coach. Glynn declined to comment Wednesday morning and referred me to...

By Preston Williams  |  November 18, 2009; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Mount Vernon , Northern Region  
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Volleyball: State quarterfinal results

All three area teams still standing won their quarterfinal matchups to advance to the state semifinals in Richmond this weekend. Loudoun Valley and Loudoun County both scored big victories at home to get one step closer to the state championship.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 17, 2009; 11:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Langley , Loudoun County High School , Loudoun Valley High School , South County , VHSL , Volleyball  
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Baseball: Bulldogs' Lambke commits to GW

Stone Bridge senior third baseman/pitcher Taylor Lambke will play baseball at George Washington next year.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 17, 2009; 3:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Baseball , Stone Bridge High School  
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Cross-country: Lake Braddock's thrilling Chase

Lake Braddock Coach Mike Mangan enjoys coaching two kinds of runners: an experienced harrier who doesn’t get rattled and a rookie who doesn’t know she’s not supposed to be this good yet. Guess which description Lake Braddock freshman Sophie Chase...

By Carl Little  |  November 17, 2009; 3:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Patriot District , Cross-country , Lake Braddock , Northern Region , West Potomac , West Springfield  
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Playoff number crunching

Before I get into the nitty gritty of Monday night's twice-delayed AAA Northwest Division 6 quarterfinal between Osbourn Park and Riverbend, I wanted to pose a hypothetical: Team A runs 68 offensive plays to Team B's 41. Team A has...

By Mark Giannotto  |  November 17, 2009; 11:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Football , Northwest Region , Osbourn Park , Riverbend  
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The Loudoun Report: Region quarterfinals

One of Loudoun's two teams to take the field over the weekend advanced while the other fell in a very close contest. Today we'll wrap up Loudoun County's 2009 season and look ahead to the region semifinals.

By Matt Brooks  |  November 17, 2009; 10:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Broad Run , Football , Loudoun County High School , Northern Region , Park View , Region II , Stone Bridge High School  
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Cross-country: Anneka Wilson, O'Connell win more titles

Potomac School senior Anneka Wilson won the Virginia Independent Schools Division I cross-country championship for the second straight year Friday at Woodberry Forest. She wore tights and gloves in the cold conditions and navigated the muddy 5K course in 19...

By Carl Little  |  November 16, 2009; 2:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Cross-country: West Potomac coach steps down

Don Beeby watched the Virginia state cross-country championships through a coach’s eyes for the final time on Saturday, then took a moment for quiet reflection. But before he could get too deep in thought, he was swept up by coaches...

By Carl Little  |  November 16, 2009; 2:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Patriot District , Cross-country , Northern Region , West Potomac  
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Send us your best rushing TDs

Do you have video of your favorite high school team in action? We want to see it. Starting this week, we'll be featuring highlights you upload right here. This week, the category is rushing touchdowns. Send us your most impressive...

By Jon DeNunzio  |  November 16, 2009; 10:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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A triple-header: AAA Northwest Region postseason recap

Because of Saturday’s triple-header at Liberty High School in Bealeton, I thought I’d call a bit of an audible for my weekly summary of the Northwest Region. By clicking through to the additional text, you can read three game recaps...

By Jason Mackey  |  November 15, 2009; 5:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Battlefield , Brooke Point , Cardinal District , Cedar Run District , Colonial Forge , Commonwealth District , Football , Massaponax , North Stafford , Northwest Region , Osbourn , Osbourn Park , Riverbend , Woodbridge  
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