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2016.05.25 Track & Field: 4A West Championships

South Riding, VA (May 25, 2016) – Freedom High School was the site for high schools around the region to gather for the 2016 4A West Track & Field Championships. Viva Loudoun photographer Chas Sumser was there to capture the competition and posted a photo gallery of 287 images. Links to photos sorted by school are available…
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2016.05.24 Boys Soccer: Park View @ Heritage, Conf. 21B Final

Leesburg, VA (May 24, 2016) – As it should be, the top two teams from the regular season advanced to the 2016 Conference 21B championship game. Top-seeded Heritage's path was surprisingly tough as they beat a plucky Loudoun County squad, 4-3, while Park View more easily defeated Rock Ridge, 5-0. No matter, they're in the…
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2016.05.20 Girls Soccer: Dominion @ Heritage, Conf. 21B Semifinal

Leesburg, VA (May 20, 2016) – Although the Dominion Titans had to play a quarterfinal game to arrive at the higher-seeded Heritage High School, there wasn't much separating the two teams. The Titans finished the regular season 9-7-1 and the Pride had a 6-5-5 record. Heritage won the first meeting, 1-0, but the two teams tied…
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2016.05.20 Boys Soccer: Loudoun County @ Heritage, Conf. 21B Semifinal

Leesburg, VA (May 20, 2016) – Following a huge win on penalties, the Loudoun County Raiders travelled to Heritage High School for a Conference 21B semi-final matchup with the top-seeded Pride. The Raiders were on the short end of both regular season meetings between the two teams, but they carried the momentum from their quarterfinal…
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2016.05.18 Boys Soccer: Tuscarora @ Broad Run, Conf. 14 Semifinal

Ashburn, VA (May 18, 2016) – Finishing second and third in Conference 14 guaranteed a showdown between Broad Run and Tuscarora in the conference tournament semi-finals. The Huskies won the first meeting, 2-0, at home, and the two teams tied, 0-0, in the rematch at Broad Run. Overall, both teams only lost three games each, but the Spartans won…
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2016.05.18 Girls Soccer: Briar Woods @ Broad Run, Conf. 14 Semifinal

Leesburg, VA (May 18, 2016) – Finishing second and third in Conference 14 guaranteed a showdown between Broad Run and Briar Woods in the conference tournament semi-finals. The Falcons won their first meeting, 2-1, on Spartan turf, and the two teams tied, 1-1, in the rematch at Briar Woods setting up what was sure to be…
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2016.05.17 Track & Field: Conf. 21B Championships

Ashburn, VA (May 17, 2016) – Rock Ridge High School hosted track and field teams from around the area for the 2016 Conference 21B Track and Field Championships. The second day included all running events except for the 3200, which was run on Day 1. Viva Loudoun photographer Chas Sumser was there to capture the competition and posted a…
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2016.05.16 Track & Field: Conf. 21B Championships

Ashburn, VA (May 16, 2016) – Rock Ridge High School hosted track and field teams from around the area for the 2016 Conference 21B Track and Field Championships. Field events were held on this day in addition to the running of the boys and girls 3200. Viva Loudoun photographer Chas Sumser was there to capture the field events and…
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2016.05.10 Girls Soccer: Stone Bridge @ Tuscarora

Leesburg, VA (May 10, 2016) – With the playoffs fast approaching, there isn't much separating any of the five teams in Conference 14. In fact, every team sports a winning overall record. And so, when the Stone Bridge Bulldogs met the Tuscarora Huskies it looked like the game could go either way. Chas Sumser was there…
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2016.05.09 Boys Lacrosse: Loudoun Valley @ Dominion

Sterling, VA (May 9, 2016) – The buildup for this game was intense, a highly anticipated matchup between the undefeated Dominion Titans and the once-beaten Loudoun Valley Vikings. As the playoffs loom this one was sure to be a close, hard-hitting and exciting affair. Chas Sumser was there to cover the action and posted a gallery of 114 images. Sometimes…
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Eyes on the Prize

I love sports, and I love photographing sports. But after you've done a few seasons worth of the same sports, coming up with creative and special images gets harder. Fortunately, most sports have playoffs and championships where the intensity ramps up with each passing game, and the opportunities to capture great images increases, too. At…
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