Fall Athletes Push Forward Even With Delayed Season

COVID-19 took away the normalcy of a school day and robbed athletes of their sports seasons.  In July, the Virginia High School League (VHSL), which maintains the standards for Virginia high school sports, decided to postpone all athletic events until December. On Sept. 17, VHSL adopted the Champion + 1 schedule. High School sports will […]

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Promising Freedom Boys Soccer Season Ends Abruptly

A season that started with state championship aspirations for the Freedom Boys Soccer Team has come to a disappointing end.  Beginning the year, a mix of new editions and developing keystone players raised expectations for the team. Forwards Andre Rubio and Christian Norem joined the squad to bolster an already firing front line of scoring […]

Coronavirus Precautions Interfere with Spring Sports

On Thursday, March 12, Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) announced the closure of all the schools and school related activities on campus in order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. While many students were concerned about how they would learn, or turn in missing assignments, another concern arose: What happens to the VHSL spring […]

Jacob Edwards Wins Wrestling States

After winning the Region 5C wrestling meet, FHS competed at VHSL Class 5 State Championship at Rock Ridge High school on Feb. 21-22. Freedom had a school record 12 athletes move on to the state meet: Hiemal Sultani, Connor Costello, Drake Coleman, Jake Beyer, Trey Pollick, Jack Eastman, Tim Nguyen, Jeffrey Strother, Caden Andberg, Cole […]

The Field Side of Track and Field

When most people hear about track and field, they’re likely to picture hurdles and mile-runners, but few consider the throwers. Freedom’s track and field throwing team has been incredibly successful in past years, with one athlete even qualifying for nationals last year. Throwing is a unique sport. Similar to track, it has different events to […]

Andrew Heer and Angelo Easter Commit to Stevenson University

On Thursday Feb. 20, senior Andrew Heer committed to kick and punt at Stevenson University, a Division III college in Owings Mills, Maryland. Next year, he will be joining former FHS teammate Brody Campbell. Before committing to Stevenson, Heer visited multiple colleges at various levels. “Stevenson was a good mix of a nice smaller campus […]

FHS Indoor Track and Field Crushes Regionals

Despite the Indoor Track and Field Region 5C meet taking place outdoors, Freedom still had plenty of mesmerizing performances. The girls team won the regional title, and the boys team took third. A top three finish in an event guaranteed a spot in the state meet for that event, and FHS had plenty of top […]

Back to Back to Back Champs

On Feb. 21 the Freedom Gymnastics team brought home their third consecutive state title at Patriot High School. The team fought hard to earn their place. The team scored 150.425 points which is a new team record.  In the individual competition on the following day, two FHS students placed. Junior Riley Waldrop placed 6th on […]

Gymnastics’ Road to States

On Thursday, Feb. 6, the Freedom Gymnastics team brought home another regional title which gave them a spot in the state competition. The team won with a score of 146.383. The team also did well individually in the all around with Riley Waldrop placing third, Emily Hyun in second and Kelly Fangyen in first. As […]

Sam Masters Signs with Lynchburg; Lance Johnson with Randolph-Macon

On Feb. 5, two of Freedom’s best athletes had their signing ceremony. Sam Masters committed to the University of Lynchburg’s Track and Field team, and Lance Johnson committed to Randolph-Macon College’s Men’s Basketball team. Sam Masters is one of the most impressive athletes in the history of Freedom’s Track and Field program. Masters boasts a […]

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