Category Archives: Heritage

2018.09.17 Field Hockey: Heritage @ Freedom

Ashburn, VA (September 17, 2018) – As the season begins to move past the opening few weeks, teams are starting to find their identities. The look that the Heritage Pride has found is that of a dynamic offensive juggernaut. They seem to grow more fine-tuned in each game they play, and their opponent tonight, the Freedom…
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2018.09.12 Field Hockey: Heritage @ Stone Bridge

Ashburn, VA (September 12, 2018) – On paper, there wasn't much difference between the Heritage Pride (5-0) and the Stone Bridge Bulldogs (4-0). Both teams sported prolific offenses with the Pride scoring rate (4.6 goals per game) slightly better than the Bulldogs' pace (4.3). And both teams had stingy defenses with the Bulldogs giving up just…
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2018.09.11 Field Hockey: Heritage @ Briar Woods

Potomac Falls, VA (September 11, 2018) – The Briar Woods Falcons and Heritage Pride entered this misty evening match with one loss between them so far this season. The only blemish was a Falcons loss to the powerful Riverside Rams. Chas Sumser Photography was there to capture the action and emotion and posted a gallery of images…
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08.22.18 Field Hockey: Heritage @ John Champe

Aldie, VA (August 22, 2018) – The last day of summer, literally, brought a slight touch of cooler weather to the first game of a field hockey double-header. And it was the John Champe Knights hosting the Heritage Pride. Chas Sumser Photography was there to capture the action and emotion and posted a gallery of images from…
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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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2017.12.12 Boys Basketball: Tuscarora @ Heritage

Leesburg, VA (Leesburg 12, 2017) – The Heritage Pride took the opening tipoff down the court and quickly hit a three for an opening lead. They maintained that lead through the first quarter by keeping the Tuscarora Huskies off balance and hustling like crazy. And then the Huskies showed up. Hitting multiple shots from beyond the…
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2017.12.05 Girls Basketball: Briar Woods @ Heritage

Leesburg, VA (December 5, 2017) – Lots can happen in a long regular season, and early games don't always mean much. But if this matchup between the Heritage Pride and visiting Briar Woods Falcons is any indication, the home team is headed for good things. With three minutes to go in the first quarter, Briar Woods…
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2017.11.10 Cross Country: VA 4A and 5A State Championships

The Plains, VA (November 10, 2017) – On a brilliant and surprisingly cold November morning, high school cross country teams from all over Virginia met for first day of the state championship races. Loudoun County schools were well represented in the 4A and 5A compeitions. Chas Sumser Photography was there to capture the action and emotion…
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2017.10.25 Cross Country: Dulles District Championships

Purcellville, VA (September 23, 2017) – On a cool, but warmer than usual Autumn afternoon, seven Loudoun County high schools met to decide the Dulles District title in both boys and girls varsity races. Clearing the Oatlands "Hill" Odds-on favorite Loudoun Valley clearly was resting top runners who had already qualified for regionals and/or states--as were…
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2017.10.17 Volleyball: Woodgrove @ Heritage

Leesburg, VA (October 17, 2017) – In the midst of a breakout season, at 14-2, the Heritage Pride began a four-game home stand to cap off an outstanding campaign. Tonight's opponent, the Woodgrove Wolverines, were solidly positioned, too. Their 12-6 record had them firmly in the top half of all Loudoun County high schools while fighting…
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2017.10.13 Football: Riverside @ Heritage Homecoming

Leesburg, VA (October 13, 2017) – A few weeks ago, the Heritage Pride football team was struggling to find this season's identity. Coming off a home loss to Dominion, they were 3-2 and securely in the middle of the 4A Region C pack. But they had won two in a row since then and tonight they…
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2017.10.05 Field Hockey: Heritage @ Dominion

Sterling, VA (October 5, 2017) – It was 1-1 at halftime, but what did you expect? With the Heritage Pride visiting the Dominion Titans the matchup included two of the top three teams in the Dulles District, and it was bound to be a tight one. The first half of play was excellent. In front of…
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2017.09.23 Cross Country: LCPS Championships

Purcellville, VA (September 23, 2017) – As happened at the Oatlands Invitational, the morning began as part of a beautiful fall weekend. Perfect conditions for a cross country race on an excellent course at Woodgrove High School. The varsity races went off without a hitch, and included the expected Loudoun Valley domination, but as each of…
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2017.09.16 Cross Country: Oatlands Invitational

Leesburg, VA (September 16, 2017) – The Oatlands course is beautiful. Hard, but beautiful. A long, sweeping downhill opens the race, but at the half-mile mark the runners had back virtually the way they came. A quick turn again and they are headed down and through a stream before they are even halfway done with the…
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2017.09.12 Field Hockey: Heritage @ Potomac Falls

South Riding, VA (September 12, 2017) – At Freedom High School, the Heritage Pride "visited" the Potomac Falls Panthers for a matchup of highly-rated teams. Heading into the game, Heritage was 5-1, but Potomac Falls had a slightly better overall record at 5-0. Chas Sumser Photography was there to capture the action and emotion and posted…
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2017.09.01 Football: Heritage @ Rock Ridge

Ashburn, VA (September 1, 2017) – There's a youth movement going on at Rock Ridge. Led by new head coach Bobby Lalli, the team sports just twelve seniors on a combined JV/Varsity roster of seventy-six. On the other sideline, Heritage is led by twenty seniors of about seventy players. But in the key position, the Pride's…
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2017.08.25 Football: Freedom @ Heritage

Leesburg, VA (August 25, 2017) – The beginning of the high school football season always brings perfectly manicured fields and high hopes. Such was the case for the inaugural game for the Freedom Eagles and the Heritage Pride. Both teams were looking to start with a win to get the ball rolling for the season ahead.…
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