The State of NoVa: Ashburn


Posted at 05:10 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Ashburn to get new baseball-soccer stadium at intersection of Route 7 and Loudoun Co. Parkway

Loudoun supervisors approve park for minor league baseball and soccer.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:10 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ashburn, Loudoun County, Sports | Tags:  Loudoun stadium, Loudoun Hounds, Virginia Cavalry FC, Loudoun Board of Supervisors

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/19/2013

Loudoun baseball-soccer stadium faces first big test Tuesday, both sides rallying supporters

Supporters of project and neighbors who oppose it both plan to be there

By Tom Jackman  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Loudoun County, Ashburn, Sports, Development | Tags:  Loudoun Hounds, Virginia Cavalry, Ashburn stadium, No Stadium on 7, One Loudoun, Loudoun County, Ashburn, Va.

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 02/07/2013

New Loudoun pro soccer team to be called Virginia Cavalry FC

To play in Ashburn in the NASL, now a minor league

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 02/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ashburn, Loudoun County, Sports | Tags:  Virginia Cavalry FC, Ashburn, Va., North American Soccer League, VIP Sports and Entertainment, Sporting Delgaudio

Posted at 05:05 AM ET, 02/04/2013

Northern Virginia students at James Madison U. create anti-human trafficking campaign for MTV

From James Madison University, project chosen for mtvU challenge

By Tom Jackman  |  05:05 AM ET, 02/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NoVa, Reston, Ashburn, Sterling | Tags:  human trafficking, Against Our Will Challenge, The Backstory, Liz Ramirez, Danielle McLean, Jasmine Jones, Kristen Hotz, mtvU, National Slavery and Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Fairfax County, with Ashley Wagner win, rules U.S. figure skating championships again

And Northern Virginia has a slew of young talent close behind

By Tom Jackman  |  05:01 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ashburn, Fairfax County, NoVa, Sports | Tags:  Ashley Wagner, figure skating, Fairfax County, Va., Michael Weiss, Madison Vinci, Brianna Laxson, Maria Yang, Washington Figure Skating Club, Armin Mahbanoozadeh

Posted at 05:33 AM ET, 12/06/2012

Ashburn’s Marguerite McCausland recalls surviving crash of United Flight 553 in Chicago in 1972

Marguerite McCausland, a United stewardess at the time, marks 40th anniversary of crash of Flight 553.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:33 AM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ashburn | Tags:  Marguerite McCausland, United Flight 553, Watergate plane crash, John "Duke" O'Malley

Posted at 01:10 AM ET, 12/01/2012

A baseball-soccer stadium suddenly shifts location in Loudoun, and neighbors in Ashburn are stunned

A sudden move to One Loudoun portends trouble, residents say

By Tom Jackman  |  01:10 AM ET, 12/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ashburn, Loudoun County, Development, Sports | Tags:  Loudoun Hounds, Loudoun stadium, One Loudoun, No Stadium On 7, VIP Sports and Entertainment, Miller & Smith, Kincora Village

Posted at 05:37 AM ET, 11/09/2012

Loudoun County to host NASL minor league soccer

Unnamed franchise hopes to start at One Loudoun in 2014

By Tom Jackman  |  05:37 AM ET, 11/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ashburn, Loudoun County, Sports | Tags:  Loudoun County NASL, NASL Virginia, One Loudoun, VIP Sports & Entertainment

Posted at 04:30 AM ET, 01/12/2012

Northern Virginia creating even more soccer stars

A 15-year-old from Manassas Park is being courted by the pros, and an Ashburn teen is playing in Colombia.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:30 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sports, Ashburn, Manassas Park | Tags:  Lina Granados, Herbert Mejia-Flores, Virginia

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 09/01/2011

Ashburn becoming a hotbed of football QBs

Three high school quarterbacks in a five-mile radius in Loudoun County are rated blue-chip prospects, further burnishing Loudoun’s status as a football powerhouse.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:38 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ashburn, Sports, Loudoun County | Tags:  Ryan Burns, Connor Jessop, Trace McSorley, Virginia

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 06/15/2011

Prince George’s studies luring Redskins from Ashburn

The Redskins have been headquartered in NoVa for 40 years. Now, Prince George’s County is making a play for the ‘Skins to relocate. Is that even a close call?

By Tom Jackman  |  05:30 AM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ashburn, Sports | Tags:  Redskins relocation, Virginia

Posted at 04:55 AM ET, 05/05/2011

Ashburn teen dies in skateboarding accident

Shashwat Sharma, 16, who lived in Ashburn and attended Broad Run High School, died Tuesday, three days after suffering severe head injuries while skateboarding without a helmet.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:55 AM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Ashburn | Tags:  Shashwat Sharma, Virginia