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HOF – All Classes

Class of 2022

Contributors/Coaches

John Brown – Brown served as Head Golf Coach from 1986-1997.  During that time his teams won five Regular Season District Championships, five District Tournament

Championships, one Region Championship, two Region Runner-ups, and a third-place state finish in 1988.  Brown is also affectionately known as “The Father of County Volleyball.”  As a middle school physical education teacher at Simpson Middle School, the middle school feeder for LCHS, he encouraged many young girls to try volleyball for the first time and established the Simpson Volleyball Club and Loudoun Youth Volleyball in 2002. At one time, the Simpson Volleyball Club had 157 members who would attend practices for six weeks in the spring. From 2004-2013, he was a volunteer assistant for LCHS Volleyball and was responsible for scouting all of Loudoun County’s post-season opponents and made trips to Roanoke, Fluvanna, and Western Albemarle. 

 

Sherrilyn Hanna – Hanna spent 13 years involved in the LCHS volleyball program serving as a freshman (2004, 2010), junior varsity (2012, 2013) and varsity coach (2014-2017). In addition, she coached several Loudoun Youth Volleyball Simpson teams that included future County players from 2003-2011. Hanna amassed a record of 109-9 during her four years as Head Coach of County Volleyball.  During that time the team won four District

Regular Season Championships, four District Tournament Championships, three Region Championships, one Region Runner-Up Championships and four State Championships.  She was named the Virginia 4A Coach of the Year in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. 

 

Athletes 

Sara Ballenger – Class of 1983 - Ballenger excelled at shot put and discus at County.  In

1983 she was ranked the #1 high school shot putter in the nation (44’1/2”) by March issue of

Track and Field Magazine and was named Outstanding Field Woman at the Dogwood

Festival in Charlottesville, VA.  She won the VA State Championship in the discus in 1982 (130’7”) and 1983 (138’10”) and earned All-State honors in the shot put those years.  In addition, she broke the District Meet record in the shot put twice and Region Meet record in the discus once during her career.  Her school record of 138’10” in the discus still stands today.  Ballenger went on to compete in the shot put and discus at Rick College and Brigham Young University where she would be nationally ranked in the shot put (51’7 ¼”.)   

 

Juliane (Hanna) Ciske – Class of 2010 - Hanna earned four varsity letters in volleyball playing for County.  She helped lead the team to four Regular Season District Championships, three District Tournament Championships, four Region Championships, three State Championships and one State Runner-up Title.  For her play, Hanna was selected First Team All-District, First Team All-Region, and First-Team All-State as a junior and senior.  In addition, as a senior she was named the Virginia AA State Player of the Year, First Team All-Met, and the Loudoun Times Mirror Co-Athlete of the Year.  As a senior she was also named the Gatorade 2009 Virginia Volleyball Player of the Year, Prep Volleyball All-American.  Hanna went on to play at the University of New Mexico on a full volleyball scholarship. Juliane returned to County and served as the jv volleyball coach from 2014-2016.

 

Brittany Batts – Class of 2011 - Batts was a four-year member of the varsity basketball program at County.  She helped County to a State Championship in 2009 and a State Runner-Up in 2011. She was also a member of three Regular Season District

Championships (2008, 2010, 2011), three District Tournament Championships, (2008, 2010, 2011) and two Region Championship (2009 and 2011) teams. She ranks #2 in VHSL history in career three-pointers (271) and #4 in career in free throws (362) and broke nine school records at County.  She still holds school records for career points (2039), career three-pointers (271), single season three-pointers (101), single game three-pointers (9), and career free throws (362). For her play, she was named First Team All-District three times,

First Team All-Region twice, Second Team All-State once, and First Team All-State and Washington Post All-Met Honorable Mention once.  Brittany was also a member of the County soccer program as a freshman and senior.  Brittany went on to be a four-year member and three-year starter at Gannon University where she finished her career with 1,152 points and helped the Lady Knights to four NCAA post-season appearances and won the Atlantic Regional Championship in 2013, advancing to the NCAA Elite Eight. Batts currently is an assistant women’s basketball coach at Gannon University. 

 

Tommy Curtin – Class of 2011 – Curtin was an eight-time varsity letter winner in cross country and track and field at County.  In cross country he was a three-time District Champion, a three-time Region Champion, and two-time State place finisher (2nd and 3rd).  He was a member of the 2011 State Championship Runner-Up Track team and still holds the school record in the 3200-meter run and as the 4x800 meter relay.  He won a state title as a member of the 4x800 meter relay and broke the state AA record.  He was named the School’s Most Outstanding Senior and Senior Athlete of the Year in 2011.  Curtin went on to run cross country and track at Virginia Tech where he was named a six-time All-American and broke the school record in the indoor and outdoor 5000m run. In addition, he was the first runner at Virginia Tech to be named the Hokie Sports Athlete of the Year.  After graduation, he ran professionally, competing in the Olympic Trials, while sponsored by Saucony. 

 

 

Class of 2021

Contributor

Ken WrightWright served as Athletic Director ​at LCHS from 2004 to ​2015.  ​Ken firmly believed that you could have success at the highest levels while never sacrificing Sportsmanship, Integrity, and always doing the right thing for student-athletes.  This approach helped lead County to 44 Regular Season District Titles, 45 District Tournament Championships, 15 Region Runner-Up Titles, 20 Region Championships, eight State Runner-Up Titles and 12 State Championships during his tenure.  In addition, he spent time as both District and Region Treasurer and was a member of the VHSL Executive Committee in 2013 and 2014.  In 2016, Wright​ became the Supervisor of Athletics for LCPS and was also named Athletic Administrator of the Year by the Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.  In late 2016, he answered a call into a life of Christian ministry and currently serves as the Children’s and Family Pastor at Cornerstone Chapel in Leesburg, VA.

 

Athletes

Shaylin O’Connell – Class of 2009 – O’Connell earned 6 varsity letters playing volleyball, basketball, and lacrosse for County. O’Connell was a four-year varsity starter for the volleyball program and amassed 729 kills and 354 blocks in her career.  She helped lead County to three consecutive District Regular Season Titles (2006-2008), District Tournament Titles (2006-2008), Region Titles (2006-2008), one State Runner-up Title (2006) and back-to-back State Titles (2007/2008).  For her play, O’Connell earned first team All-District, All-Region, All-State, and All-Met honors.  In addition, Prep Volleyball named her an Academic All-American as well as All-American for her play.  O’Connell went on to play four years of volleyball at the College of William and Mary where she broke the freshman block record in a match (12) and would eventually be named third team All-CAA as a Senior.  O’Connell is now a licensed occupational therapist working in Washington, DC after earning a master’s from Shenandoah University and her doctorate from George Washington University.

Julie Strange – Class of 2010 –Strange earned 12 varsity letters and qualified for states in all 12 seasons of her high school career while doing Cross Country, Swim, and Track & Field. As a swimmer, Strange competed at the VHSL AA State meet all four swim seasons and helped set records in the 200- and 400-meter free relays as well as earned All-District individual swimming accolades. She was awarded the Female Coach’s Award at the end of her sophomore year swim season. Her senior year, Strange was selected as a captain of her cross country, swimming, and track teams. In cross country and track, she was a 12-time All-District, 10-time All-Region and five-time All-State award winner. Strange was awarded MVP accolades during her freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior year cross country and track seasons. As a junior and senior, she was named second team All-Met as well as awarded the Loudoun County Runner of the Year during her cross-country seasons. In track and field, Strange still holds records in the 3200 and as a member of the 4x800 relay team and is second all-time in the 1600.   She was also awarded the LCHS Senior Athlete of the Year and LCHS Most Outstanding Senior Award. Strange would run four years of cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track at James Madison University and be a four-year varsity letter recipient. Strange was a member of the university’s 2011 CAA Champion Cross Country team as well as a member of the 2012 CAA Champion Track & Field Team.  She also received the CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award and the JMU Athletic Director’s Scholar-Athlete Award all four years.

 

Class of 2020

Coaches and Contributors

John Murphy, Jr – Contributor – Murphy, served as the voice of Raider Football for almost three decades (1974-2002.)  In addition, he was known to lend a hand with fundraiser and field maintenance for the athletic department.  Murphy helped to establish the Central Loudoun Little League and negotiated with the owner of JR Festival Lakes for the land and construction of Good Times Park, a three-field baseball complex in Leesburg, VA.

Kirk Smith – Coach – Smith served as the Head Girls’ Soccer Coach from 2000-2017.  During that time, he amassed one undefeated season, six Regular Season District Championships, five District Tournament Championships, five Region Championships, two State Runner-Up titles in 2010 and 2012, and two State Championships in 2015 and 2016.  In addition, he simultaneously coached travel soccer throughout Loudoun County for over 15 years.  Smith was not one to keep track of stats about himself, but he sent numerous girls on to play in college. The biggest compliment to Smith’s legacy, however, was that he had several County graduates’ return to the school and coach beside him.

Ezma Lea (King) Stevens – Coach/Contributor – Stevens formerly King, a health and physical education teacher at LCHS for 26 years, established and ran the Girls Athletic Association (G.A.A.) at LCHS in 1963 until the passage of Title IX in 1972.  During that time, she offered girls the opportunity to play sports like basketball, volleyball, tumbling, spasketball, speedball, softball, soccer, and field hockey.  Participation in the G.A.A. ranged from 53-135 members and allowed girls the chance to receive letters, patches, and pins during this time.  In 1972, Stevens became Head Coach of the first official Girls’ Basketball Team and led them to a District title in their second year.  In addition, Stevens coached softball and taught behind the wheel for the Raiders.

Athletes

John Bryant – Class of 1969 – Football, Basketball, and Track – Bryant was a three-sport athlete who earned nine varsity letters for the Raiders.  Bryant started both ways in football and earned 2nd Team All-District honors at defensive back (1967) and quarterback (1968).  In basketball, Bryant helped the Raiders to a State Runner-Up finish in 1967 and earned 1st Team All-District honors in 1968 and 1969.  Bryant accrued school records for point per game and assists.  Several opposing coaches said he was one of the best defenders in the district at the time.  In the spring, he ran the sprints and relay events for the Raiders.

John “Bunky” Murphy, III – Class of 1976 – Football, Wrestling, & Baseball – Murphy earned nine varsity letters while playing for the Raiders.   He was the starting quarterback in football as a senior and earned the team MVP in 1975.  A four-year wrestler, Murphy twice won the District title in his weight class.  On the baseball diamond, he played catcher and 3rd base and batted .476 as a junior and .485 as a senior.  In addition, he was the team MVP as a junior.  Murphy went on to be a four-year starter as catcher at UMBC where the team won three Mason Dixon Conference Championships and advanced to the super region three times.  Murphy is well known as a long-time volunteer with Dulles Little League and now owns Replay Sports in Ashburn.

Lawrence “Fella” Dolby – Class of 1992 – Football and Baseball – Dolby was a   five-time letter winner for the Raiders.  He was the punter for the football team and earned First Team All-District honors in 1990 and 1991 and 2nd Team All-Region honors in 1991.  On the diamond, Dolby played catcher and was named 2nd Team All-District in 1991.  As a senior in 1992, he batted .460 and had a slugging percentage of .711 and earned First Team All-District, All-Region, and All-Met. He went on to play baseball at the University of Maryland and Virginia Wesleyan University where he earned the ODAC Player of the Year in 1992.  After graduation, Dolby was drafted by the Atlanta Braves and played in the Golf Coast and Danville Minor League Organizations.  Presently, he owns and operates Loudoun County based, Fella Dolby Construction.

Adina Trammel – Class of 1998 – Girls’ Basketball – A four-year starter and letter winner for Raider basketball, Trammel served as team captain as a junior and senior.  She was twice named First Team All-District and led the 1996 Raiders to the school’s first 20-win season and state tournament appearance.  As a junior, she averaged 12.1 PPG, 4.2 assists, and amassed 193 rebounds.  As a senior, the Raiders started the season 10-0 before she tore her ACL and ended her high school career with just under 960 points.  Trammel went on to play basketball for four years and started for three at Shenandoah University.

Amanda Arbogast – Class of 2007 – Volleyball and Softball – Arbogast earned seven varsity letters while serving as captain for both Raider volleyball and softball.  As a junior, she earned First Team All-District and Second Team All-Region honors while leading the team in kills, service points, solo blocks, block assists, and aces.  In her senior year, she helped lead the team to a District and Region Championship and a State-Runner-Up title.  She led the team in blocks and block assists and was second in kills and service aces.  For her play, she was named First Team All-District, First Team All-Region, and Second Team All-State.  A utility player in softball, she was twice named First Team All-District and was team MVP as a freshman.  Arbogast went on to graduate from GMU and is currently the Dean at Belmont Station Elementary School in Ashburn, VA.

Marguerite (Hanna) Lewis – Class of 2008 – Volleyball – Lewis formerly Hanna, was a four-time letter winner for the Raiders in volleyball.  She helped the team to a District and Region Championship and a State Runner-Up title in 2006.  As a senior in 2007, she led the team to a District, Region, and State Title.  For her play she was named First Team All-District, First Team All-Region, and 2nd Team All-State as a junior.  As a senior she was First Team All-District, First Team All-Region, First Team All-State and Second Team All-Met. She finished her career as the Raider record holder in aces in a season (135), aces per set (1.48), and aces in a career (193) which were not surpassed until 2018.  Hanna earned a full ride and played at Azusa Pacific before earning her doctorate in Physical Therapy from Old Dominion University.  In addition, she returned to County and served as the varsity assistant volleyball coach from 2014-2017 when the team won four District titles, three Region titles, and four State titles.

Kerry (Sarver) Furr – Class of 2010 – Volleyball, Girls’ Basketball, and Tennis – Furr formerly Sarver, earned 11 varsity letters for the Raiders and played on teams that won six Regular Season District Championships, Seven District Tournament Championships, Four Region Championships, and Three State Championships (two in volleyball and one in basketball which was the first in school history). In addition, she won a District Championship playing tennis doubles.  She served as captain of all three teams and left the Raider basketball program as the single season (184) and career (339) record holder in assists.  In 2009, she was named the LCHS Senior Female Athlete of the Year.  Furr went on to play two years of club basketball before walking on and making the Virginia Tech basketball team her junior and senior year.

 

Class of 2019

Administrator

Bill Oblas – Administrator

Oblas spent over 40 years in Loudoun County Public Schools.  He served as principal of Loudoun County from 2004-2014.  He made sportsmanship and school spirit a priority at the school and helped with the formation of the student fan section, better known as the “Raider Riot” and the LCHS HOF.  Oblas was actively involved in the VHSL, Region and District leadership and served on the District Council for nine years.  He was a mainstay at all athletic events during his career at LCHS.

Athletes

Katie Baldwin – Class of 2002 – Basketball

Baldwin was a four-year letter winner for the Raider basketball program.  She scored 1,326 points in her career and broke records for Single Season Scorer (444), Most Three Pointers in a Game (4), Single Season Three Pointers (31), Single Season Free Throws (74), Career Free Throws (221) Single Game Block Shots (7) and Career Blocks (133).  Baldwin earned All-District and Washington Post All-Extra honors as a junior and senior and All-Region honors as a senior. Baldwin played Division I basketball at St. Francis College and The University of North Carolina, Asheville where her play helped to capture the 2006 Big South Conference Championship for UNC Asheville Bulldogs.  After graduation Baldwin coached at both UNC Asheville and Tusculum College and now owns her own company called b.fit Ashville which provides in-home personal training and delivers locally sourced healthy meal options.

Jack Barrett – Class of 1961 – Football, Basketball, Baseball, Golf, and Track

Barrett was named Most Athletic by the Class of 1961.  He earned eight varsity letters and was captain of the basketball and baseball teams his senior year.  He earned first team All-Northwestern District and honorable mention Virginia All-State in basketball while setting the single game scoring record at the time.  He led the baseball team in batting average as a junior and senior.  He also played golf and did track when it did not interfere with baseball. Jack went on to play tennis at Wingate and Lynchburg College as the number one single and doubles player. As an adult, he became an avid golfer and authored several books about Loudoun County.

Dennis Duff – Class of 1974 – Football, Basketball, and Baseball

As a three-sport athlete, Duff earned seven varsity letters during his career at LCHS.  He was named All-District at running back, defensive back, and punter his senior year.  He also played point guard for the Raider basketball team but is probably best known for his accomplishments on the baseball diamond.  He led the team with a .491 batting average his senior year and was named MVP.  As a junior and senior he led the Raiders in every offensive category including HRs, RBIs, and Batting Average and was named All-District.   Duff played baseball at VA Tech where he started in left field.  While there he broke the VA Tech record for homeruns which was later broken by MLB player Franklin Stubbs.  After graduation, Duff became a career firefighter in Fairfax County.

Brian Fixx – Class of 1989 – Football, Basketball, and Baseball

As a three-sport athlete, Fixx earned 10 varsity letters during his time at LCHS and was captain of the football, basketball and baseball teams.  Fixx was a three-year starter at quarterback and safety and was a member of the 1985 District Championship team.  In basketball, he was a three-year starter who averaged 15 point per game as a junior and 22 points per game as a senior.  He was All-District and MVP as a junior and senior and All-Region as a senior.  In addition, Fixx was a four-year starter in baseball playing both catcher and first base and earned All-District honors as a senior. Fixx received a four-year scholarship to play basketball at California University of Pennsylvania.  The team advanced to the Final Four in the 1991-1992 season and Fixx went on to co-captain the team in 1992-1993.

Joe Hembrook – Class of 1998 – Cross Country and Track & Field

Hembrook ran four years of varsity cross country and track & field for the Raiders.  He earned All-State honors in cross country as a sophomore before battling pneumonia during his junior and senior cross-country seasons.  As a senior, he earned All-State honors in the 4x800 and 1600.  He finished out his career by beating the two-time defending state champion in the 800 to win the state title in 1998. During his career, Hembrook broke the school records in the 800, 1600, 3200, and 4x800.  Today he ranks #2 in the 800 and #3 in the 1600 behind two Raiders that went on to run professionally.  Hembrook went on to run at Christopher Newport University and is still in the top ten all time in the 800 at CNU.

Nancy McBride – Class of 1976 – Basketball and Softball

McBride was an eight-time letter winner for the Raiders.  The Raider women’s basketball team won the Northwestern District Championship in 1973, 1974, and 1975.  For her play, McBride earned First Team All-District honors as a sophomore, junior and senior in basketball.  As a senior she was named the Northwestern District Player of the Year.  In softball, McBride played CF and pitched for four years. She went on to play on the Loudoun Women’s Fastpitch Softball League before heading off to college at Radford University.

Morgan Petkovich – Class of 2008 – Volleyball

Petkovich was a three-year member of the Raider volleyball program and a stand-out in her junior and senior year.  Petkovich was a member of the first volleyball team at LCHS to capture a state title, in 2007.  That year, as a senior, she was named First Team All-District, All-Region, and All-State.  In addition, she was named the Dulles District, Region II Player of the Year, and Washington Post All-Met Player of the Year.  Petkovich earned a full-ride to play volleyball at Villanova University.  While at Villanova, she garnered Big East All-Conference honors and joined the 1,000-kill club.  After undergrad, she graduated from Columbia Law School and currently works as a sports and antitrust lawyer in New York City. 

James Wynn – Class of 1998 – Football, Wrestling, and Baseball

As a three-sport athlete, Wynn earned nine varsity letters and was captain for football, wrestling, and baseball.  Wynn garnered All-District honors in football, wrestling and baseball, All-Region honors in baseball and wrestling, and placed 5th in the state in wrestling.  He was a three-time MVP for the wrestling team and was awarded Most Outstanding Junior and the Golden Helmet Award in football.  Wynn did not start playing football until his junior year and was the starting quarterback of the 10-0 Raiders.  He was elected Most Athletic by the senior class and was awarded the Donald F. Larson Scholarship for Citizenship, Honesty, Integrity, Loyalty, Sportsmanship and Human Decency.  He received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University where he played rugby and went on to attend law school at the University of Virginia.

Class of 2018

Jimmy Parker, Baseball, Basketball & Softball Coach, 1973 -1999

Parker served the Raider baseball program for three years, basketball program for 10 years and experienced great success in both. But he is widely known as the varsity softball coach, a position that he held for 21 seasons. During that span Parker’s teams earned no less than 10 championships, including the 1993 Northwestern District and Region II titles, and lost a heartbreaking game in the state championship held on the Raider campus. In 1994, Parker coached the VHSL West All Stars to victory.

Maria Alcala, Basketball, Volleyball, Track, Class of 1992

Alcala was a three-sport athlete, excelling at basketball and outdoor track. The throwing events were definitely her specialty. She received numerous invitational, district, region and state accolades for prowess in both the shot put and discus. This culminated in 1992 when Alcala accomplished the rare feat of being crowned the Virginia AA State Champion in both events, a feat that hasn’t been achieved by any other Raider.

Scott Anderson, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Class of 1986

A three-sport participant, Anderson started at quarterback in football, shortstop in baseball and center in basketball. He set the record for passing yards and touchdowns his senior year and received a scholarship to play at the University of Richmond, where he played for the Spiders on a conference championship team in 1987.

Gary Cochran, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Class of 1961

Cochran played basketball, baseball and golf for the Raiders and was a member and captain of the 1960 district championship basketball team. He also started on the mound as a pitcher. In golf, he was the number one player and captain of the first Raider team. He was a three-time Junior Club Champion and two-time Club Champion playing against adults while still in high school. Cochran had an outstanding golf career at Virginia Tech and in the Virginia State Amateur golf competition.

Rick Furr, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Class of 1976

A three-sport athlete who shined on the baseball diamond, Furr holds the school record for batting average at .550, and became the first athlete in Loudoun County history to play in the Atlantic Coast Conference when he signed with the University of Maryland. He also was a multiple-position starter in football and was named the First Team Northwestern District punter.

Dhata Harris, Football, Wrestling, Track, Class of 1994

An accomplished three sport athlete, Harris earned 10 varsity letters as a Raider. An imposing and physical player on the gridiron and the mat, the wrestling MVP was a district and region champion and finished third in the state in the Group AA heavyweight division. As a thrower in track, Harris racked up multiple honors, culminating in a state championship in the discus in 1994 (he still holds the school record in this event).

Stevie Jackson, Football, Basketball, Track, Class of 1997

Jackson starred on the gridiron as arguably one of the best running back in Loudoun County history. He led the Raiders to a 24-7 overall as a varsity starter, including 10-0 in his senior season. He accumulated multiple postseason honors and rushed for more than 1,000 yards in his sophomore, junior and senior years. Jackson also played basketball and ran track.

Mark Kirk, Baseball, Football, Wrestling, Class of 1977

Named the Loudoun Times-Mirror Athlete of the Year in 1976-77, Kirk earned nine varsity letters. He was named All-District in football and baseball a combined five times and advanced to the regional tournament in wrestling as a sophomore, junior and senior. One of the Raiders best all-time, all-around athletes, Kirk went on to play baseball at Louisburg Junior College.

Whitney Knudsen, Volleyball, Basketball and Softball, Class of 2004

One of the greatest all-around female Raider athletes of all time, Knudsen earned 12 varsity letters playing volleyball, basketball and softball. The 2004 Loudoun Times-Mirror Female Athlete of the Year, she was a first team All-District and All-Region basketball player. In softball and volleyball, Knudsen was first team All-District, first team All-Region and first team All-State, earning four player of the year honors combined.

“Bootsie” Leonard, Football, Baseball, and Basketball, Class of 1956

Lawrence “Bootsie” Leonard entered Raider territory when it opened in 1954 as a junior. He became a two-year starter on the football, baseball and basketball teams, helping to lead both football and baseball to undefeated seasons. Leonard is widely considered the premier Raider athlete of his era. He was a four-year starter in football and three-year starter in baseball at Shepherd College, was named their outstanding athlete at graduation and was inducted into Shepherd’s Hall of Fame in 2003. Leonard was inducted into the Loudoun Valley Hall of fame in 2009, where he coached the first state championship team in Loudoun County Public Schools’ history and served as athletic director for 36 years.

Amy Sarver, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Class of 2006

Earning nine varsity letters in her career, Sarver was a standout and captain in three sports. She was a four-year starter at point guard in basketball, where she broke the single-season and career assists record. In tennis Sarver was a member of the region champion and state runner-up team, as well as a district champion and region runner-up in doubles. In volleyball, she played for Loudoun’s region championship team in 2005.

Class of 2017

Coach

Coach Pingley spent 20 years coaching basketball ball at LCHS. He had three teams win 20+ games in a season. Won three Northwestern District Championships and advanced to the Virginia AA State tournament twice. Amassed a record of 152-65 during his time as a Raider.

Athletes

Debbie Hunt earned 12 varsity letters during her time as a Raider. The teams she participated on amassed six district championships, three runner-up and two state runner up. After 39 years, she still holds the school records in the 100, 200, and 400 meters in Outdoor Track.

Stacy Stinger was known for her gritty play on defense while routinely scoring 20 or more points a game. As a junior and senior Stacy earned First Team Northwestern District as well as All Region II honors.  In 1982, she was awarded the Outstanding Female Athlete of Loudoun County High School.

Tooter Corbett tallied a career 1,504 points and is still the Raiders all-time leading scorer in boys’ basketball. A three year varsity starter, he was named First Team All Northwestern District honors each year.  In 1991, he finished his career by being named the Northwestern District Player of the Year.

Brian Allen was an outstanding player on both the football and basketball teams. In basketball, he was a four-year starter, earned All District honors three times and scored over 1,000 points in his career. In football, Brian was a three year starter and rushed for over 3,000 yards. In 1993, he was named Loudoun County’s Outstanding Senior Male Athlete.

Chris Alcala rushed for over 1,000 yards in both his junior and senior year in football. As a two-way starter he was named All District on both offense and defense. In track, he was named the Outstanding Male Athlete at the Loudoun Country Track Championships. He remains in the LCHS Top 10 All Time in long jump, triple jump, high jump and 110 hurdles.

David Bolton earned eight varsity letters as a Raider. In cross country, he earned All State recognition in 2000, was the 2001 Cross Country Individual District Champion, and in 2000 and 2001 was named the Washington Post All Extra Runner of the Year. In track, David was a District Champion in the 800, 1600- and 3200-meter relay. In 2002, he was the 3200 Region Champion and earned All State honors in 2001 in the 1600 and in 2002 in the 3200. In 2002, he was named the Washington Post All Extra Runner of the Year.

Amber Kirk is best known for her prowess on the softball field. However, she was a dominant three sport athlete at Loudoun County. On the softball field, Amber was extremely versatile playing both catcher and shortstop during her career.  Known for her great glove and hitting, she earned All District, All Region, and the Washington Post All Extra honors.

Class of 2016

Coaches/Admin:

Pat McManus, Head Football Coach, 1991-2006.  Coach McManus became the head football coach in 1991 where he quickly developed Loudoun County HS into a power behind his “wing T” offense.  Compiling 87 wins over his career, capped off with a perfect 10-0 record in 1996. 

Alan Smith, Contributor.  Mr. Smith served as a Math teacher for Loudoun County HS for 38 years.  During that tenure he became the ticket taker/gate manager for all LCHS athletic events, a position he manned faithfully his entire career. 

Dr. Robert K. Belote, Contributor.  Dr. Belote is a 1967 graduate of Loudoun County HS where he lettered in Golf and Basketball.  He served the LCHS Athletic Community for 25 years as the team physician, attending all home and away football games and offering free and expert medical care to his community.

Athletes:

Reginal Evans, Boys Basketball, Class of 1966.  Reginald “Reggie” Evans starred on the basketball court for both Douglas High School and Loudoun County HS during his high school career.  Averaging 20 points a game for his career, he earned multiple All District and All State honors at both schools.  He finished his career with 1600 points with a game high of 47.  Reggie

Susan Moxley, Girls Basketball and Softball, Class of 1979.  Susan Moxley earned 8 Varsity letters in 2 sports during her career at LCHS.  She was named All District in each sport twice and was the captain of the NWD Champion Raider Girls Basketball team in 1978.  Capped her career by being named the Loudoun Times Mirror Female Athlete of the Year in 1979.

David DiMillio, Wrestling and Soccer, Class of 1984.  David Dimillio earned 7 varsity letters in Wrestling and soccer during his high school career.  A multiyear All district selection in Boys Soccer, he went on to earn 4 Varsity Letters at Virginia Tech in Soccer and also lettered in wrestling for the Hokies in the 1 year he participated in both. 

Kristen DiMillio, Tennis, Track, Soccer and Girls Basketball. Class of 1991.  Kristen DiMillio earned an incredible 15 letters in 4 sports during her high school career.  She was honored with multiple All District, All Region, and All State honors and attended the University of Virginia of a soccer scholarship.

Joanna Penn, Softball, Class of 1993.  Joanna Penn was a standout softball player at Loudoun County HS.  In her senior year, she had 138 strikeouts to 12 walks for a .073 ERA for the State Runner up Raiders while also batting .442.  She went on to play collegiately at the University of Miami, Ohio.

Shari Mayr, Softball, Class of 1994.  Shari Mayr was a standout pitcher on the Loudoun County Softball team.  She was 9-0 for the 1993 State Runner Ups and capped off her career with 3 no hitters as a senior while striking out 115 and carrying a 1.10 ERA.  She continued her career at Wingate University.

Kevin Grigsby, Tennis, Class of 1991.  Kevin Grigsby played tennis for the Raiders and served as the #1 doubles and singles player during his career.  He went on to play at Delaware State University where he was a 3x team MVP and 2x captain.  He currently is an accomplished author of two acclaimed books on African American History in Loudoun County.

Derrick Ellison, Baseball, Class of 1996.  Derrick Ellison played baseball for Loudoun County High School and had 79 strikeouts in 39 innings as a senior.  He went on to pitch at Longwood University and then played professional baseball for 11 years in the minor leagues.  He is currently the area Rep for the FCA in Loudoun County.

Marie Bolton, Volleyball, Basketball, and Softball, Class of 2000.  Marie Bolton earned 9 varsity letters in her high school career.  She was named All district in both Softball and Basketball and scored 1219 points in her career on the court.  She was named the Loudoun Times Mirror Athlete of the Year in 2000.

Class of 2015

Coaches/Admin:

John Vance, Coach and Athletic Director 1953-1991.  John Vance coached Basketball, Football and Baseball at LCHS.  He became Athletic Director in 1968 and then an Asst. Principal at JL Simpson Middle in 1971.  Mr. Vance served the youth of LCPS for 38 years.

Don Larson:  Coach, Athletic Director, Principal 1952-1981.  Don Larson served as Athletic Director and Baseball coach at LCHS from 1953-1968, when he was hired to be Asst. Principal.  He then was Principal of LVHS and LCHS before moving on the LCPS Central office.  Mr. Larson served the youth of LCPS for 30 years.

Athletes:

Tommy Heflin, Class of 1956.  Tommy Heflin was a three sport letter winner for LCHS.  He played End, Defensive back, and quarterback in football, averaged 22.6 points per game as a senior in basketball, and was offered a contract with the Washington Senators in baseball.

Frank Buttery, Class of 1972.  Frank Buttery earned 9 varsity letters in Football, Track and Baseball while at LCHS.  He batted an incredible .532 as a junior in baseball and while also throwing two no-hitters as a pitcher.  Frank currently serves as the Presiding Judge in the Loudoun County General District Court.

Larry Herndon, Class of 1972.  Larry Herndon played Football, Basketball, Wrestling, and Baseball during his LCHS Career.  An All-State player in football, Larry was one of LCPS’ first full scholarship players when he signed with Virginia Tech in 1972. 

Jane Jackson, Class of 1976.  Jane Jackson played Girls Basketball and Softball.  Jane went on to play basketball at Wake Forest Univ. where she was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 1995 and was included into the ACC Hall of Legends in 2006.  Jane is currently an Attorney in Winston-Salem.

Chris Hall, Class of 1986.  Chris Hall was All State in both football and track.  In Track, his shot put of 60’4 in still one of the top throws in State history.  He earned a football scholarship to the University of Missouri as a running back.

David Crisp, Class of 1987.  David Crisp is the All-Time rushing leader in LCHS history, having rushed for 1760 yards as a Senior in 1986.  He then attended Fairmont State University before enlisting in the US Air Force where he served with distinction for 24yrs.

Kurt Seekford, Class of 1988.  Football, Basketball, and Baseball.  Kurt Seekford led the metro area for receptions as a senior and went on to a full scholarship in football at East Carolina University.  He returned to Leesburg where he is active in youth sports and LCHS Football Alumni.

Tracy DiMillio, Class of 1988.  Tracy earned letters in Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, and Track.  Tracy earned 14 varsity letters at LCHS and helped her doubles tennis team win the state championship.  Tracy went on to play soccer at UVA.

Billy Hurley, Class of 2000.  Billy Hurley played Golf for LCHS before accepting an appointment to the US Naval Academy where he continued his career.  He was a 4x MVP at the Academy and was a member of the US Palmer Cup Team and the Walker Cup Team.  After duty in the US Navy, Billy has earned his PGA Tour Card and plays professionally.

Stacy James, Class of 2001.  Stacy earned 8 varsity letters in Basketball and Softball at LCHS.  She excelled at softball where she was named All District and All region.  She went on to play at George Mason University, where she earned the CAA player of the year award for her play.

Class of 2014 - Inaugural HOF Class

Coach and Contributors

Joe Breinig, Sr:  Coach and Administrator:  Served as LCHS’ Athletic Director from 1976-2004 (26 years).  40 years’ service to LCPS

Jenica Brown:  Coach:  Volleyball.  Coached 6 State Championship teams from 2007-2013, the most in VHSL Volleyball History.  8 Consecutive Region Titles. 

Willie Washington:  Coach:  Varsity boys Basketball, Varsity Girls Basketball, and Track at LCHS.  Coached numerous All District, All Region, and All State athletes.

Athletes 

Angela Dolby:  Class of 1988:  Earned 13 Letters at LCHS (Basketball, Track, Softball, Volleyball).  All State in Track and Basketball.  Lettered 4 years at Clemson University.

Ricky Donaldson:  Class of 1968:  Lettered in Basketball and Baseball.  Drafted by Major League Baseball as a Senior in HS.

Daniel “Danny” Furr:  Class of 1967.  Earned 10 Varsity Letters in 4 Varsity Sports (Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track). 

Blakeley Griffith:  Class of 2003:  Girls Tennis.  3x State Singles Champion.  Member of 2003 State Championship Team.  4 year letter winner at University of Tennessee.

Tara Kidwell:  Class of 2001:  Earned 8 Letters in Basketball and Girls Soccer.  Scored School Record 71 goals in soccer.  4 year starter at University of Alabama-Birmningham

Jim Marshall:  Class of 1986:  Earned 8 Letters in Track and Football:  All State at OG and DT as a Senior at LCHS and also was All State in Shot and Discus.  Football and Track Letterman at Northeastern University.

 

Frank “Sonny” Pearson:  Athlete, Coach and Administrator:  LCHS Class of 1965, lettered in 3 sports as a student at LCHS, Coached Football, Track, Baseball, Tennis, and Volleyball and served as Athletic Director in LCPS.

 

Jill Pearson:  Class of 1998:  Earned 12 Varsity Letters (Basketball, Volleyball, Softball).  4 year starter in all 3 sports.  Would go on to to be Head VB Coach at Robinson HS.

 

Sylvester Robinson:  Class of 1973:  4x State Champion in Track (Long Jump, 60m Dash, 220 Dash, and 330 Dash).

 

Julie Skinner:  Class of 1982:  Lettered in Softball and Basketball, All District 3x in Softball, 2x in Basketball.  Played Basketball at Campbell University (Still holds 7 individual school records)

Dulaney Washington:  Class of 1975:  3x State Champion in Track ( 100. 220, 440 Dash), First team All District Football, 1000yd. rusher.

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