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PrepsPost | Virginia: December 13, 2009 - December 19, 2009

Brent’s buzzer-beater boosts Bruins

If the Forest Park boys’ basketball team was looking for a confidence-building win, it got exactly that with a 52-51 non-district home victory over Colonial Forge on Wednesday night, which was made possible by senior guard Eric Brent’s last-second...

By Jason Mackey  |  December 18, 2009; 10:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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The Player's Lounge: Westfield wrestlers Grinups, Fallon and Orchard-Hays

In this week's edition of The Player's Lounge, Westfield wrestlers Nick Grinups, Austin Fallon and John Orchard-Hays joined the Post's B.J. Koubaroulis to talk about the Bulldogs' recent success and the team's highly-anticipated Jan. 9 meeting with Robinson. Grinups,...

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  December 18, 2009; 9:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Concorde District , AAA Liberty District , AAA National District , AAA Patriot District , Robinson , Westfield High School , Wrestling  
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More on Westfield’s 3-0 start to the NVSHL season

Perhaps sophomore forward Tim Pierce might provide a good starting point when trying to explain the Westfield hockey team’s 3-0 start to the season. As a freshman last winter, Pierce took his first shift weighing about 90 pounds -- with...

By Jason Mackey  |  December 18, 2009; 8:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  NVSHL , Westfield  
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Stonewall Jackson point guard 'just too unselfish’

Stonewall Jackson senior Kyani White tried to drive to her left but the box-and-one defense South County was applying afforded her very little space to work with as time ticked away in the third quarter of Thursday night's game against...

By Jason Mackey  |  December 17, 2009; 9:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  AAA Patriot District , Cedar Run District , Girls' Basketball , Northern Region , Northwest Region , South County , Stonewall Jackson  
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Best football teams of the decade: our picks

We've unveiled our selections for the area's best football teams from the past decade. Check them out on PrepsPost | D.C....

By Camille Powell  |  December 17, 2009; 5:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Decade's Best , Football  
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Loudoun County's Hanna named Gatorade Va. Player of the Year

Loudoun County senior outside hitter Juliane Hanna added to her slew of 2009 accolades Wednesday when she was named the Gatorade Virginia Volleyball Player of the Year.

By Matt Brooks  |  December 17, 2009; 4:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Loudoun County High School , Volleyball  
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Wrestling rankings week 2

For this week's individual wrestling rankings, we wanted to offer some additional explanation. After much discussion with coaches across the area, colleague Mark Giannotto and I opted to rank wrestlers by the weight they are expected to compete at for...

By Katie Carrera  |  December 17, 2009; 10:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Rankings , Wrestling  
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All-Met Player of the Year Cosh and Coach of the Year Thompson have their say

Arundel senior QB Billy Cosh (a Kansas state recruit) was named the All-Met Offensive Player of the Year. In a radio interview Wednesday, Cosh opened up about playing in a pass-happy offense, breaking records and his future at Kansas State....

By B.J. Koubaroulis  |  December 17, 2009; 10:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  AAA Liberty District  
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Best football players of the decade: our picks

We've unveiled our selections for the area's best football players on offense and defense from the past decade. Check them out on PrepsPost | D.C....

By Jon DeNunzio  |  December 16, 2009; 1:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Decade's Best , Football  
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Turner slides into starring role for Stafford

Watching the Stafford boys’ basketball team play at North Stafford on Tuesday night, it wasn’t very difficult to spot Indians senior forward Damean Turner. During a second-quarter sequence, Turner was the player recording back-to-back blocks and later, as part of...

By Jason Mackey  |  December 16, 2009; 12:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Boys' Basketball , Commonwealth District , North Stafford , Northwest Region , Stafford  
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The Loudoun Report: Bright horizon in Ashburn

At long last, the football season is over, but not before two teams from Ashburn added another chapter to their recent dominance of the Virginia high school football landscape.

By Matt Brooks  |  December 14, 2009; 6:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Broad Run , Football , Stone Bridge High School  
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Fifty-foot heave propels Potomac Falls in triple OT

Lukas Mihailovich's last second prayer ended one of the best games of the young season as Potomac Falls edged Stone Bridge 111-108 in triple overtime behind a school record 50 points from the junior guard.

By Matt Brooks  |  December 13, 2009; 5:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Boys' Basketball , Potomac Falls , Stone Bridge High School  
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Fumble call one of several costly factors for Bruins

After going back and taking another listen to No. 4 Lake Braddock’s news conference following Saturday night’s 35-21 loss to Thomas Dale in the Virginia AAA Division 6 final -- as well as reading some of your comments posted right...

By Jason Mackey  |  December 13, 2009; 2:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Football , Lake Braddock , Northern Region  
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Westfield wrestling makes early statement

Westfield’s John Orchard-Hays saw there was a tent set up underneath the stands at Fairfax High School Saturday evening, complete with blanket and pillow. But this was not some indoor slumber party. Instead it served as a stark reminder of...

By Mark Giannotto  |  December 13, 2009; 12:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Annandale , Centreville , Chantilly High School , Edison , Fairfax , Herndon , Jefferson , Lake Braddock , Madison , Marshall , McLean , Mountain View , Northern Region , Paul VI , Potomac Falls , Robinson , South County , St. Stephen's/St. Agnes , T.C. Williams , W.T. Woodson , Wakefield , Westfield , Woodbridge , Wrestling , Yorktown  
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