Whitney Church and DiDi Haracic are lifelong Loudoun County residents and longtime teammates now playing professionally for the Washington Spirit of the National Women’s Soccer League.
On the baseball diamond, Briar Woods defeated Stone Bridge, 6-3, but beyond any score, this night was always going to belong to Gavin Rupp and the memory he continues to carry.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama honored Alabama for its latest national championship at the White House on Wednesday.
BIRMINGHAM – When the U.S. women’s national soccer team visited Legion Field last Sunday, the game was like any other friendly for most of the team’s players.
Another city in front of thousands of adoring fans in a game that ultimately resulted in a win.
Yet, for at least one player, though, it was also something of a homecoming on top of all that.
Jim and Patricia Myers narrowed down their list to as far as they could, trying to decide a name for their newborn son.
CENTREVILLE, Ala. – Over 90 minutes had passed, but Russ Wallace was still quietly seething.
It seemed innocent enough. As two teams of five worked on plays on the court, a group of kids – freshmen and junior varsity players – waited for their turn to play and shared a laugh.
If only they knew.
GORDO, Ala. – Late in the fourth quarter of a Friday night high school football game in Gordo, Alabama, Ben and Wayne Davis stood on the sideline just a few feet apart, waiting for the final minutes of the game to tick off the clock.
Lon McMahan watched and waited for as long as he could, staring in awe out the glass door at what was heading toward him before taking cover around the corner where his three co-workers already stood.
A fall Saturday in Tuscaloosa would not be complete without their efforts made on the field inside Bryant-Denny Stadium.
When Kevin Turner was 5 years old, he began his first season of organized football. Twenty-six seasons later at age 30, Kevin Turner would play his last season of organized football.
BIRMINGHAM — It was nearly a year ago when Morgan Copes and John Killian met up at one of their favorite bars, Pale Eddie’s Pour House, in downtown Birmingham to watch soccer with several other friends and enthusiasts of their beloved sport.
There was a time when Paige McCleary was too afraid to compete in her own sport.
AUBURN – Already coaching with a heavy heart, Kristy Curry and the University of Alabama women’s basketball team gave it their all but ultimately came up just short.
Four days after Curry’s father passed away, Alabama fell 70-65 in a heartbreaking double-overtime loss at Auburn on Thursday night.
Elisha Shaw is just like any other Alabama football recruit in the Nick Saban era. He’s big, he’s fast, and he’s one of the best players in the nation at his position. He’s committed, he’s excited, and he’s ready to get to work.
Kristy Curry has coached 474 games at three schools across three conferences over the past 15 seasons. She has faced 137 schools in that span from 28 different conferences, more than a third of all Division I basketball teams.
Among the teams she hasn’t faced? Alabama’s next opponent, the Auburn Tigers.
Tonight, that changes as Curry, the first-year women’s basketball coach at the University of Alabama, takes on her new school’s biggest rival for the very first time.
But before Alabama could even get into a position for T.J. Yeldon to score, it was Kevin Norwood who helped march the Tide down the field, catching passes on three straight plays – all for first downs – from quarterback AJ McCarron on a five-play, 72-yard drive that began with 1:34 left in the fourth quarter.
Prior to last week, Landon Collins would have told you he can play four positions on the Alabama defense. But after last Saturday’s game against Georgia State, the sophomore is up to five.
Taking it to Twitter: Virginia Tech fan creates Twitter account to gather support in wake of game against Crimson Tide
Using the hashtag #BEATBAMA, the account quickly became noticed by both Virginia Tech and Alabama supporters alike.