Category Archives: Loudoun Valley

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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2018.01.18 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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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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2017.09.23 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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2017.09.22 Football: Loudoun Valley @ Park View Homecoming

Sterling, VA (September 22, 2017) – Tonight represented a chance for two teams to get on the winning track. In front of a homecoming crowd, maybe it was time for the Park View Patriots to get their first victory. On the other side of the field, the Loudoun Valley Vikings were hoping for the same. The…
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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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2017.05.19 Boys Lacrosse: Loudoun Valley @ Riverside, Dulles West Semifinal

Lansdowne, VA (May 19, 2017) – Thursday night's postponement meant an early start for Friday's semifinal matchup between the Loudoun Valley Vikings, who got there by defeating the Heritage Pride in the play-in game, and the Riverside Rams, the top seed. Surprisingly, the Vikings jumped out to a 3-0 lead, but the Rams clawed back to make…
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2017.05.16 Track and Field: Conf. 21B 3200m Championships

Leesburg, VA (May 16, 2017) – The Conference 21B track and field championships at Loudoun County High School began with the 3200m races on a separate day from the rest of the competition. The girls race was followed by two heats for boys. Race and school specific photos are found by using the links below. Please note…
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2017.04.21 Track: Wolverine Classic Invitational

Purcellville, VA (April 21, 2017) – Right in the middle of the girls 4x800 relay--the opening event of the 2017 Wolverine Classic Invitational track and field meet--the hoped against, but not unexpected announcement came. "Clear the stadium," the announcer said, "lightning has been witnessed in the area. All runners return to their school buses, all spectators…
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2017.03.31 Boys Lacrosse: Loudoun County @ Loudoun Valley

Purcellville, VA (March 31, 2017) – It wasn't that long ago when any sporting event featuring the Loudoun Valley Vikings and the Loudoun County Raiders would be a big deal. Whenever two of the original LCPS schools played, you knew it was a rivalry game, but now each team has at least one cross-town rival in their…
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2017.02.24 Boys Basketball: Handley @ Loudoun Valley, 4A West Final

Purcellville, VA (February 24, 2017) – Ninety minutes before game time the lines for both teams were wrapped around the building as excited fans waited to get into the Loudoun Valley gymnasium. An hour before game time the stands were completely full inside and the student sections for the Vikings and the Handley judges were rocking.…
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2017.02.16 Boys Basketball: Heritage @ Loudoun Valley, Conf. 21B Final

Purcellville, VA (February 16, 2017) – The Loudoun Valley Vikings entered the game with a regular season championship already in hand and a record only blemished once -- by Heritage, their championship opponent. The Pride had every right to be confident as they finished with a conference record identical to the Vikings at 9-1. However, Loudoun…
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2017.02.08 Gymnastics: VHSL 4A-5A North Regional Championships

Sterling, VA (February 8, 2017) – Eleven LCPS high schools were represented at the 2017 5A North Regional gymnastics championships including host Park View. Freedom's defending state champion Sydney Wrighte captured top honors in Vault, Bars, Beam, Floor Exercise and All Around. Joining Wrighte on the All Around podium was Woodgrove's River Stone, in fourth place,…
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2017.02.07 Boys Basketball: Loudoun Valley @ Loudoun County

Leesburg, VA (February 7, 2017) – In other years, a late-season matchup between Loudoun Valley and Loudoun County would be on everyone's must-see list in front of a packed house and competing hype squads. But this time around the Vikings are fighting for the top seed in the conference tournament while the Raiders are likely to get…
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2017.01.19 Gymnastics: Park View Invitational

Sterling, VA (January 19, 2017) – On the eve of the 2017 Inauguration, Park View High School fittingly hosted a five-team gymnastics meet in their red, white and blue Patriot gymnasium. Also appropriately, an Eagle from Freedom High School, Sydney Wrighte, won the all-around competition and captured top honors on bars, floor, and vault. Lauren Mason, of…
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