Category Archives: Riverside

09.28.18 Football: Dominion @ Riverside

Leesburg, VA (September 28, 2018) – As mid-season approaches, teams are beginning to separate from the pack. With a win tonight, the visiting Dominion Titans (3-2) and the host Riverside Rams (4-1) could each join the list of contenders among Loudoun County high school football programs. Chas Sumser Photography was there to capture the action and…
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2018.09.17 Field Hockey: Stone Bridge @ Riverside

Ashburn, VA (September 17, 2018) – Coming off a tough loss to Heritage, the Stone Bridge Bulldogs got a lucky break when the matchup with the Riverside Rams was moved to Bulldog Stadium due to the possibility of inclement weather. Time would tell which would arrive first, bad weather or more good luck. Chas Sumser Photography…
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08.24.18 Football: Riverside @ Rock Ridge

Ashburn, VA (August 24, 2018) – Normally, the opening game of the season is played in sweltering late-August conditions. But a break in the weather meant that the visiting Riverside Rams were playing the Rock Ridge Phoenix under what seemed like late-September skies. Chas Sumser Photography was there to capture the action and emotion and posted…
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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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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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05.04.18 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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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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2017.12.18 Boys Basketball: Riverside @ Park View

Sterling, VA (December 18, 2017) – With school out for the winter holidays, the Park View Patriots and Riverside Rams met for an afternoon and evening of basketball with five games in total and varsity girls and boys games capping off the day. In the boys game, the visiting Rams came in with a solid if…
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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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2017.10.13 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: Woodgrove @ Riverside

Sterling, VA (October 5, 2017) – In what has become something of a tradition for Loudoun County high school field hockey, four teams gathered for a double-header. In the nightcap, the Woodgrove Wolverines were the "home" team for an important matchup--at Dominion High School. The opponent, the Riverside Rams, were one of the hottest teams in…
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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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2017.09.19 Field Hockey: Riverside @ Park View

Sterling, VA (September 19, 2017) – What a difference a year makes. For the host Park View Patriots, the excitement of a brand new team and a relatively new sport has not yet worn off. For the visiting Riverside Rams, with a full season behind them, it's now all about systems of play, aggressive attack, and…
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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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2017.09.07 Volleyball: Woodgrove @ Loudoun County

Ashburn, VA (September 7, 2017) – Heading into this match a lot of good things were happening: the Loudoun County Raiders were number one in the Washington Post top ten and undefeated, and the Woodgrove Wolverines were also undefeated. Tonight, then, would be an opportunity for Loudoun County to prove that their elite ranking was legitimate…
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2017.09.05 Volleyball: Riverside @ Rock Ridge

Ashburn, VA (September 5, 2017) – Entering this match, the Riverside Rams and the host Rock Ridge Phoenix were both still working to find their identities. The Rams were 2-3 and the Phoenix was 1-2. The winning team would get back to even in the standings and would earn a fresh start heading into the heart…
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2017.06.10 Boys Lacrosse: E.C. Glass @ Riverside, 4A State Final

Salem, VA (June 10, 2017) – For the first time in a while, the Riverside Rams boys lacrosse team was wearing the darker color signifying that they were not the higher seed. And they were going up against the EC Glass Hilltoppers, a team that had just thoroughly trounced the Dominion Titans, the Rams' close rival. Mason…
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