Category Archives: Performance

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06.05.18 Boys Lacrosse: Dominion @ Riverside, VHSL Class 4 Semifinal

Lansdowne, VA (June 5, 2018) – One of the exciting characteristics of lacrosse is that it is often a game of wild, fast changes in momentum and multiple surges. And if the Dominion Titans were to beat the Riverside Rams they were going to need to surge because they had already lost to them twice including in…
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06.01.18 Girls Soccer: Potomac Falls @ Briar Woods, Region 5C Final

Ashburn, VA (June 1, 2018) – The regular season difference between the Briar Woods Falcons and the Potomac Falls Panthers was almost imperceptible. The Falcons finished on top with a 11-1-2 district record, but their only loss had been at the hands of the Panthers, who had finished right behind at 11-2-1. Chas Sumser Photography was…
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06.01.18 Boys Soccer: Wakefield @ Briar Woods, Region 5C Final

Ashburn, VA (June 1, 2018) – In a regional championship game, you really don't expect to see a team with a regular season record of 5-12-2 on one side of the field. But that's exactly the record that the Wakefield Warriors brought to this game against the Briar Woods Falcons, who finished their regular season at…
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05.30.18 Girls Soccer: Stone Bridge @ Briar Woods, Region 5C Semifinal

Brambleton, VA (May 30, 2018) – The Briar Woods Falcons earned their top seed and home field advantage in the Region 5C girls soccer playoffs amassing a 12-1-2 regular season record that dwarfed that of their opponent, the Stone Bridge Bulldogs. However, finishing with a modest 7-7-2 did not prevent Stone Bridge from performing well in…
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05.29.18 Girls Lacrosse: Freedom @ Potomac Falls, Region 5C Final

Sterling, VA (May 29, 2018) – The regional championship game would be the third time the Freedom Eagles and Potomac Falls Panthers faced each other this season. The Eagles won the regular season matchup, but the Panthers took the Potomac District tournament championship game, which earned them the top seed in the region and home field…
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05.25.18 Girls Lacrosse: Riverside @ Dominion, Region 4C Final

Sterling, VA (May 25, 2018) – By virtue of their presence in this championship game, the Dominion Titans and the Riverside Rams were already assured of slots in the state tournament. But the outcome was for more than seeding because the winner would get bragging rights in Loudoun County for the next year. Just three weeks…
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05.16.18 Boys Soccer: Park View @ Loudoun Valley

Lansdowne, VA (May 16, 2018) – By the time pre-game player introductions began the Loudoun Valley Vikings and the Park View Patriots were already soaking wet. Rain had come down throughout warmups, but that precipitation and the forecast for more would not dampen the competitive spirit of the two teams. After all, only the regular season…
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05.15.18 Girls Soccer: Potomac Falls @ Tuscarora

Leesburg, VA (May 15, 2018) – With darkening skies threatening to delay or cancel this final game of the 2018 regular season, the Potomac Falls Panthers (12-2-1) traveled to Leesburg for a match with the Tuscarora Huskies (10-2-3). The outcome of the game would not affect the Huskies' third place standing in the Potomac District, but…
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05.11.18 Girls Lacrosse: George Mason @ Dominion

Sterling, VA (May 11, 2018) – The regular season had come down to this: the George Mason Mustangs (11-1) visiting the Dominion Titans (12-0). A Mason victory would bring a three-team tangle at the top of the Dulles District, and a Titan victory would give Dominion a rare undefeated season and outright possession of first place…
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05.10.18 Girls Soccer: Tuscarora @ Briar Woods

Brambleton, VA (May 10, 2018) – The Tuscarora Huskies (10-1-2) and Briar Woods Falcons (9-1-2) girls soccer teams entered this game with nearly identical seasons behind them. They had played once before, and the Falcons had won easily, 4-1, at Tuscarora. But this is playoff time, and both teams needed to demonstrate that they were ready…
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05.10.18 Boys Soccer: Tuscarora @ Briar Woods

Brambleton, VA (May 10, 2018) – Briar Woods (12-1) was clearly the favorite as they hosted Tuscarora (8-5-1) in a late season tuneup for the playoffs. In the midst of an eleven-game winning streak, the Falcons had already beaten the Huskies once, 2-0, just three weeks ago. Chas Sumser Photography was there to capture the action…
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05.04.18 Girls Lacrosse: Riverside @ Dominion

Sterling, VA (May 4, 2018) – With just a few games remaining in the Spring 2018 girls lacrosse season, the Riverside Rams (13-1) and the Dominion Titans (11-0) met with supremacy in the Dulles District at stake. Surprisingly threatening weather conditions greeted both teams as they took to the Titan stadium field. Up until then it…
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05.01.18 Boys Lacrosse: Briar Woods @ John Champe

Aldie, VA (May 1, 2018) – Between them, Briar Woods and John Champe boys lacrosse teams had lost one game in this spring season. The Falcons only blemish came against 2017 state champion Riverside to set their record at 9-1. The Knights were 10-0, and only had one game that could be called a close win,…
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04.17.18 Softball: Stone Bridge @ Freedom

South Riding, VA (April 17, 2018) – As usual, during this cold spring season, players and fans alike were dressed to stay warm. But anticipation stoked the fire in both dugouts as the seventh-ranked Stone Bridge Bulldogs travelled to face the ninth-ranked Freedom Eagles. Chas Sumser Photography was there to capture the action and emotion and…
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2018.02.17 Gymnastics: VHSL Individual State Championships

Leesburg, VA (February 17, 2018) – High schools from all over the state of Virginia travelled to Heritage High School in Leesburg for two days of state level competition. Saturday's individual and all-around events included balance beam, floor exercise, uneven parallel bars and vault. Loudoun County high schools were well represented by athletes from newly crowned…
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