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Concussions Are Hitting Many Athletes

April 22, 2014


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By Karmen Alexander. As excitement builds for the recently started spring sports season, so does the risk of injuries, such as concussions. Most concussions occur when the head hits an object, or a moving object strikes the head. Warning signs are headache, nausea, balance problems, confusion, and amnesia. The b...

Second Annual Dodge Ball Tournament Benefits ‘Every Child Fed’

March 19, 2014


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By Caitleen Copeland and Diana Tinta. A dodgeball tournament at Woodgrove High School this past Friday, March 7 raised close to $1,600 for the charity ‘Every Child Fed.’  The student- team known as the Harlem Globedodgers won the tournament. Students enjoyed watching the competitive matches of the...

Team USA: Americans Travel to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in February

February 4, 2014


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By Claire Lewis. The Olympic Games are a huge part of world history.  The games can be traced back to 776 BC in Ancient Greece, a time and place where athletic ability and competition was very important and a large part of life.  Originally the Olympic games only consisted of one event—a 192-me...

The World Series: Bats, Bases, and Beards

November 18, 2013


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By Jacob Haun. For those who might not have noticed it, The Boston Red Sox won the World Series for the 8th time since their foundation in 1901. And if this is not enough of a special event, the Sox won in Fenway Park, their ballpark since 1912, in which they have not won since 1918. The Red Sox Co...

Woodgrove Defeats Valley in the Football Game of the Year

November 14, 2013


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By Adam Hudler and Trey McCleary. Purcellville is known for its cross-town rivalry between Woodgrove and Loudoun Valley High School. The game was held on November 8, 2013, a big day for high school students. Valley, a worthy opponent of Woodgrove had an 8-1 winning record prior to the game, while ...

Spring Sports Preview

April 10, 2013


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Boys Lax The Woodgrove Boys Lacrosse team is looking forward to a successful season.  The team boasts a full roster, and no cuts had to be made this year. Sophomore Collin Burns made the varsity team for the first time this year. “There’s a good legacy with Coach Lew,” Burns said.  Since several seniors...

Lady Wolverine Basketball Commands Victory

February 20, 2013


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With their 53-37 win over Loudoun County High School on Friday the 15th, the Lady Wolverines improved their conference record to 18-0, and secured the Dulles district tournament title.  By beating Loudoun County for the third time this year, Woodgrove secured a spot in the Region II tournament, along...

Woodgrove Progresses through Basketball Tournament

February 20, 2013


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By Erin Traub This past Saturday, February 9th, was a big day for Dulles District boys basketball. Four of the ten teams had to play at Tuscarora High School in Leesburg to finalize the standings before the district tournament starts on Monday the 11th. Loudoun Valley and Potomac Falls, both 16-2,...

Woodgrove’s Wrestling Win District Championship and Progress to States

Written by Chris Miller, Reporter

February 15, 2013


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The Woodgrove Wrestling team won the District Championship on Febuary 2nd at Loudoun Valley, becoming the first district champions for any Woodgrove boys’ sports team. The performed well at the Regional Tournament the following week at John Champe High School, placing 6th out of 26th teams. Three...

Woodgrove against Valley

Written by Cate Renner, Print Editor

February 12, 2013


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Woodgrove and Loudoun Valley basketball teams faced off January 23, 2012 at Loudoun Valley High School.  The undefeated Woodgrove girls played first and won by a wide margin.  The score was 71 to 32.  Brooke Basinger led with 20 points scored, followed by Sarah Hardinson with 14 points. "I...

Winter Sports

January 30, 2013


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Winter sports at Woodgrove are well underway now.  With many successful teams, Wolverine sports have become a huge, competitive element of the Dulles District. Wrestlers have gone big this season, with a team record of 16-7 in dual meets.  So far, eight wrestlers have qualified for the finals and...

Woodgrove Wins Western Cup

Written by Outlander Staff

May 31, 2012


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The Woodgrove Wolverines won the Western Cup in their second year of athletic competition with the Loudoun Valley Vikings. The schools created the Western Cup  in 2010, the year Woodgrove opened, to cultivate and generate a friendly rivalry while also bringing a tight-knit community together.  Loudoun...

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