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Hornets place as two champions
Members of the Herndon High School Boys Swim Team won two champion places and ranked eighth overall, with only four swimmers, at the Virginia High School League (VHSL) Class 6 State Championship at the Jeff Rouse Swim and Sport Center in Stafford, Va., on Thursday, Feb. 25.
Gillian Bushée flies through school's cross county record
The most challenging distance to go for Herndon High School freshman and cross country runner Gillian Bushée of Reston was the distance from her bed to the front door each morning.
Gymnast Kerry Gallagher wins regional title.
USA Special Olympics Team heads to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates for World Games 2019.
South Lakes pitcher Josh Taylor shut down the Patriots lineup for most of the evening, with 12 strikeouts during his complete game two-hitter.
South Lakes Track Athletes Break School, Meet Records
“We received the notice to vacate the property exactly one week before Thanksgiving and they wanted us moved out by Dec. 31,” Dada said. “We really need a Christmas miracle to go through this transition and survive it.”
South Lakes (11-1) to face Lake Braddock (11-1), the top-ranked team in the state.
With less than two minutes to play, it appeared the Seahawks had made an improbable comeback to advance to the region semifinals. After falling behind 14-0, they had scored three unanswered touchdowns. But the Wildcats pulled off a miraculous 75-yard flea-flicker bomb for a score with 1:25 remaining, stunning South Lakes and pulling Centreville to within 22-20.
Some 858 runners participate in pre-Thanksgiving tradition at Herndon Community Center.
The first-place male winner was James Luehrs, 23, of Reston, who finished with a time of 16:16. He is Herndon High School's cross country and distance track coach. Some 858 runners participated in The Turkey Trot 5K Race sponsored by the Herndon Parks and Recreation Department on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Herndon Community Center. The race wound around the Herndon Centennial Golf Course.
982 participants signed up for 2016 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.
The Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO) opened Sept. 10 and ran through Sept. 21 with another record registration of 918 participants.
It’s been called the fastest growing water sport in the world – although it took more than 2,000 years to recently take aim at that title.
Former players’ remember Hornet legend.
For those around the Herndon Hornet’s athletic department, in the next few weeks and months they might feel like something’s missing.