Category Archives: Performance

Sports and event coverage with photo galleries

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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2018.01.26 Boys Basketball: Freedom @ Potomac Falls

Sterling, VA (January 26, 2018) – The Potomac Falls Panthers were hustling all over the court, making defensive stops, hitting all of their shots, and rebounding like crazy. And the Freedom Eagles looked sluggish and a little hesitant inside the Panther Pit. While the visitors would briefly lead twice, the home team built an insurmountable lead…
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2018.01.19 Girls Basketball: Tuscarora @ Freedom

South Riding, VA (January 19, 2018) – The Freedom Eagles are having a great season. One of the few blemishes on their record came, however, from the Tuscarora Huskies in December. The 61-57 loss could be considered a moral victory when you note that Tuscarora is having a better than good season. In fact, at 15-0,…
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2018.01.18 Girls Basketball: Loudoun Valley @ Riverside

Lansdowne, VA (January 18, 2018) – In the midst of their best season ever, the Riverside Rams were expecting a true test from the visiting Loudoun Valley Vikings. With the season progressing rapidly toward the playoffs, this game would tell both teams a lot about their prospects. With a minute left in the first period, Riverside…
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2018.01.13 Boys Basketball: Martinsburg @ Loudoun Valley

Purcellville, VA (January 13, 2018) – From the tipoff the game was fast-paced and high-flying. The visiting Martinsburg Bulldogs brought their acrobatic offense to the packed gym of the equally dynamic Loudoun Valley Vikings. In the second game of an unusual home-and-home regular season challenge two neighboring states were well-represented right from the start. The Vikings…
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2018.01.09 Boys Basketball: Tuscarora @ Rock Ridge

Ashburn, VA (January 9, 2018) – It was a tale of two halves. In the first, the host Rock Ridge Phoenix exploded for over fifty points playing nearly perfect basketball. In the second, the visiting Tuscarora Huskies scraped and clawed their way back into the game playing a bit unevenly, but without backing down after the…
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