The County Chronicle

The online newspaper for Loudoun County High School

The County Chronicle

The County Chronicle

XFL came back and it’s quite different

Alexa Sterner, staff writer March 31, 2023

This year the XFL announced they are starting their season right after the Super Bowl. Last year after the NFL season, the USFL started back up again, and personally, it was bad and the whole game was...

Shuyler Henderson looks on as the players warm up during practice on March 13. This is Hendersons first year as Boys Tennis Coach. Photo by William Kluttz.

Sports Marketing teacher Schuyler Henderson begins first year as Boys Tennis coach

William Kluttz, Staff Writer March 29, 2023

First year teacher Schuyler Henderson is starting his first year of coaching as well, taking over the boy’s tennis team.  Henderson originally didn’t expect to be a coach going into this year....

Freshman Sabrine Toumi completes a high jump at the Park View Classic on December 3. Toumi broke the school record in shot put this season. Photo by O’Neal Photography.

Winter track team triumphs by shattering several school records

Olivia DeWan, Editor-In-Chief March 29, 2023

With a temperature of 30 degrees and a wind chill that makes it feel like 20, the LCHS Varsity track team huddles in the bleachers under thermal blankets and sweatshirts as they wait for the first call...

The wrestling team holds up the region flag after winning their second region title in three years on February 11. Left to right: (Back row) Lincoln Kelley, Darrin Sever, Brandon Ahearn, Troy Chung, Octavian Ashford, Andrew Bedrousky. (Second row) Joshua Buchanan, Jayden Pearson, Grace Roberts, Eli Eastlake, Jackson Snyder. (Front row) Justin Lowry, Carson Kelley, Bryson Rios, Drew Eastlake, Alexis Cuatlacuatl, Josiah Smith. Photo by Mike Petrella.

Wrestlers complete another successful season finishing with a state winner and a state runner up

Jevonte Herron, Staff Writer March 29, 2023

The team finished first in districts and regions and had 14 wrestlers punch their spots to the state tournament in various weight classes. At states they placed seventh as a team. Luke Roberts finished...

Abby Chinn runs up the court to help her teammates play against Briar Woods on November 20, 2022. Ultimately, the Captains lost the game to Briar 14-47. Photo courtesy of Kiko Dudley

Athlete of the issue: Abby Chinn

March 24, 2023

Six years ago junior Abby Chinn started officially playing basketball, but her story began with her brothers in her backyard. “Originally my parents were looking for a team sport for me to be involved...

Luke Roberts wins king of the rock for the second time on December 21. Roberts then helps LCHS win.

Athlete of the issue: Luke Roberts

Alexis Shugars, staff writer February 21, 2023

He started wrestling ten years ago, when he was eight years old. Currently, senior Luke Roberts competes on the varsity wrestling team.   Roberts works out as much as he can, proving that dedication...

Jane Garvey passes the ball during the October 17th game against Heritage. County won 7-1. 
Photo credit by John Klimavicz.

Freshman Jane Garvey chosen for field hockey First Team All District

Hannah Winegar, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

Hockey sticks clashing and goals in the net, freshman Jane Garvey has made First Team All District this year in field hockey. Playing field hockey since second grade, Garvey has worked extremely hard to...

On the ice

Olivia DeWan, Editor-in-chief January 13, 2023

Basketball, volleyball, swim, track and field, football, field hockey, and more are all sports offered at County. Most of them are accompanied by the Captains Crew, but one team, although not varsity,...

Brady Solomon is up to bat during an October game this season. Solomon began at JV baseball before being pulled up to varsity in his sophomore year, where he remains as a pitcher.

Brady Solomon on being one of the tallest kids in the school, and playing on varsity baseball and basketball

William Kluttz, staff writer January 12, 2023

At 6 '7', senior Brady Solomon is one of the tallest kids in the school, and is also a starting player on varsity baseball and basketball. “I started playing baseball when I was five years old, so I've...

Swim: senior JP Vanderloo looks at his final varsity season with high hopes

Olivia DeWan, Editor-In-Chief January 2, 2023

Multi-sport athlete and senior JP Vanderloo cuts through the water with even strokes as he competes for the Loudoun County Varsity Swim Team. “I started swimming competitively at age five during the...

The Captains celebrate earning the Dulles District title after going 10-0 with a final victory against Heritage on November 4. Photo courtesy of John Klimavicz.

Football completes historic season

Jevonte Herron, Staff Writer November 27, 2022

The packed crowd did not waste their eight dollars with this regional championship football game in Leesburg, Virginia, a very close game that came down to the final minute between two undefeated teams,...

Cece Tomaszewski dribbles the ball upfield for a shot on goal vs Heritage High School on 10/17/22. LCHS won against Heritage. Photo courtesy of Jim Klimavicz.

Cece Tomaszewski grows field hockey skills through the Junior Olympics

Alexa Sterner, Staff Writer November 4, 2022

There were 90 seconds left and the game was tied in the 4th quarter. Then the coach called a corner where sophomore Cece Tomaszewski was the striker. Tomaszewski scored on the corner and won the game for...

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