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State Champions: Wolverine Football Secures State Title

State Champions: Wolverine Football Secures State Title

Written by Casey Abashian

December 19, 2018

When the dust had settled on Saturday, December 8, the Wolverine football team found themselves successfully hoisting up the VHSL Class 4A State Championship Trophy, providing a fitting end to what has been a boundary-breaking and historic season. Fueled by a band of seniors, including Graham Walker,...

Ben Castellano Reels In Offers From Eighteen Colleges

Ben Castellano Reels In Offers From Eighteen Colleges

Written by Kennedy Vacca - Special to The Outlander

May 22, 2018

Woodgrove’s star wide receiver, junior Ben Castellano, has reeled in offers from eighteen different college football recruiters, including offers from six Ivy League schools, West Point, and the Naval Academy.   Castellano’s offers started to pile up about two months ago when he received his fi...

Top 8 Prospects of the 2018 NFL Draft

Top 8 Prospects of the 2018 NFL Draft

Written by Ryan Forbes

February 17, 2018

#1. Saquon Barkley- (Running Back) Penn State- There is no doubt who the top player in the draft is. Barkley has been the most talented and explosive player all year in college football. His playmaking ability will guarantee him a spot as one of the top players in this year’s draft. NFL Comparison: Ezekiel Elli...

NFL Postseason Awards Predictions

NFL Postseason Awards Predictions

Written by Ryan Forbes

February 17, 2018

Coach of the Year: Sean McVay (Head Coach) Los Angeles Rams: McVay deserves this award after turning around the league’s youngest team from a 4-12 disaster to a 11-5 third seed playoff team, also turning around the offense from the lowest points per game to the most. He turned Goff into a reliable ...

NFL Rules on the Ezekiel Elliot Case

NFL Rules on the Ezekiel Elliot Case

Written by Ryan Forbes

November 3, 2017

The Cowboys star running back, Ezekiel Elliot, has been issued the NFL standard six game suspension for violating the League’s personal conduct policy after accusations arose of domestic violence against former girlfriend Tiffany Thompson. Elliot was still suspended despite the case being dismissed...

The Outlander Sports Weekly Wrap-Up

The Outlander Sports Weekly Wrap-Up

Written by Casey Abashian and Ryan Keebaugh

October 19, 2017

The Outlander Sports Weekly Wrap-Up:Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Giving you up to date, weekly updates on every Varsity sport at Woodgrove High School   Wolverine Varsity Football: Record: 5-2 Next Game: Friday, October 20 at Heritage. Last Game: Won 28-12 against Dominion on Friday, October...

Woodgrove Football Players Commit to Colleges

Woodgrove Football Players Commit to Colleges

Written by Matthew Gusmerotti and Casey Abashian

February 27, 2017

After ending the regular season with a perfect record, it’s no surprise that ten members of the varsity football team signed letters of intent to play at the college level. Varsity Head Coach Mike Skinner led the ceremony held on February 17, by listing impressive statistics and discussing each player’s...

Superbowl ’51 Outcome

Superbowl ’51 Outcome

Written by Matthew Gusmerotti

February 27, 2017

Heading into the Superbowl, the New England Patriots were favored over the Atlanta Falcons, and after it was announced that Falcons QB Matt Ryan had won the league’s MVP award, Atlanta players and fans were riding high heading into the Superbowl. Despite the news, New England ended up winning 34-28 ...

Wolverine Football Ends Season With A Perfect Record

Wolverine Football Ends Season With A Perfect Record

Written by Casey Abashian, Matthew Gusmerotti, Ryan Keebaugh

December 14, 2016

With a regular season record of 11-0, the Wolverines were hoping that this would be their year. Winning against Charlottesville in the second round of the playoffs, the Wolverines then suffered a heart-breaking loss against Dominion in the state quarterfinals. The team started out the regular season...

Woodgrove Humbles the Pride, Advance to Second Round of 4A Playoffs

Woodgrove Humbles the Pride, Advance to Second Round of 4A Playoffs

Written by Conor Forrest

November 18, 2015

The Woodgrove Wolverines varsity football squad brought the heat on a cold November night to send the Pride of Heritage High School home for the year. In the 4A Regional first round playoff game, the Wolverines took home a victory with the score of 40-13. Led by a five touchdown performance from Senior...

Woodgrove Wins Battle of Purcellville Against Cross-Town Rival

Woodgrove Wins Battle of Purcellville Against Cross-Town Rival

Written by Conor Forrest, The Woodgrove Outlander

November 12, 2015

  Woodgrove Wins Battle of Purcellville: November 13 The Woodgrove Wolverines varsity squad wrapped up the final game of the regular season with a huge win over their cross town rivals, the Loudoun Valley Vikings, by the score of 28-8. A strong second half lifted Woodgrove to a twenty point vi...

Woodgrove Varsity Football Defeats Millbrook

Woodgrove Varsity Football Defeats Millbrook

Written by Conor Forrest

October 8, 2015

The Woodgrove Wolverines Varsity Football team came out victorious in a last second thriller against the Pioneers of Millbrook High school with a score of 31-28. The game fell into a double overtime finish that left the Wolverines storming the field to celebrate their fourth consecutive victory. Woodgrove...

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