The Broad Run girls varsity team outperformed all the competition Richmond.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Friday, February 15, 2013
Star NFL quarterback attended Spartan football game; Class of 2013 launches Twitter campaign to lure him to graduation.
[Broad Run High School provided this article.] Broad Run High School’s Class of 2013 hit the Twittosphere this week in an attempt to lure Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to the school’s graduation ceremony this spring. Twitter users just might come across the message: “Spartans Caught GRIFFINFever! Won’t you B R graduationspeaker?” Hundreds of seniors, along with faculty and staff, have been “Griffining” in the stands of Broad Run’s stadium, the principal’s office, library, school store, gymnasium, cafeteria and on top of the hallway lockers, according to a message from the school. RGIII left a huge impression on the Broad Run community in October when he made a surprise appearance at the Pink’d game sponsored by Broad …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Competitors from dozens of schools will descend upon Ashburn to vie for best drum line and best winter guard.
The Broad Run High School Band Boosters Association will serve as host this weekend to winter guard units and drum lines from dozens of schools compete at the 2013 Spartan Spectacular. Performances begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Broad Run High School, with 42 winter guards and 19 drum lines registered. Admission costs $12 for adults and $10 for students. The Atlantic Indoor Association is presenting the event. See more videos like the two attached here from last year on the Broad Run Marching Spartants website. Teams registered for this weekend's competition include:
Monday, October 22, 2012
The Spartans lose district game on the road and the Bulldogs dominate McLean, while the Falcons take a bye.
As October eases closer to an end, high school football games take on added importance as district races heat up and the playoffs edge ever closer. Friday night, two Ashburn teams moved in opposite directions, with Broad Run losing a pivotal district matchup on the road, while Stone Bridge again exerted its dominance in the Liberty District during homecoming weekend. Coming off three straight wins, including last week's impressive 28-7 victory over Osbourn, Broad Run (4-4, 1-1 in district) had a chance to claim a share of the Cedar Run District lead with a win at Battlefield. Despite staying close through the first half, the Spartans could not keep pace with a bruising and balanced Battlefield attack. Austin Thibodeaux, Joe Walker and Ryan…
Friday, October 5, 2012
Breast Cancer Awareness goal of DECA campaign, which ends with the home football game.
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Broad Run High School DECA students conducted an annual campaign to create understanding among students and the community. The weeklong campaign wraps up at tonight during the Spartans’ home football game against the Patriot Pioneers at 7:30 p.m. Each year, the theme plays on some variation of pink, the color associated with breast cancer awareness. Past themes have included “Got Pink?” and “Rock the Pink.” This year, DECA students chose “Pink’d.” Check out the video of the students getting some attention during the Today Show. Students are encourages to wear “Pink’d” shirts that have been on sale all week at Farmwell Station Middle and Broad Run High schools. The T-shirts will also be …
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Briar Woods and Stone Bridge start the season undefeated while Broad Run looks to rebound from two straight losses.
It was another action packed Friday night for Ashburn high school football teams, as Stone Bridge hosted its second straight game against a traditional Virginia football power, while Briar Woods and Broad Run each hit the road for key early season matchups. Stone Bridge 24 Chantilly 8 Stone Bridge hosted the Chantilly Chargers in a game pitting two of the Washington Post's top-ranked teams. The third-ranked Bulldogs raced out to an early lead on the shoulders of a stout defense and banner rushing performance by Rassaun Goldring, resulting in a 24-8 win. Forced into action at running back because of teammates’ injuries, the fleet-footed Goldring raced for 147 yards and two touchdowns on just 10 carries. Alabama-bound All-American candidate …
Saturday, September 1, 2012
Broad Run comes up short after the Falcons score with less than a minute left.
Football occupied the Friday nights of thousands of Ashburn residents with all three high school varsity teams playing in the community. The Stone Bridge Bulldogs ran down the Robinson Rams 31-14 in a home game, while the Briar Woods Falcons pulled off a late-game surge to overcome the Spartans at Broad Run 20-15. Spartan Stand Falls Seconds Short In what appears to be developing into an annual event, Broad Run (1-1) and Briar Woods (2-0) turned their matchup into a benefit called Battle for a Better Cause. Last year’s proceeds went to Ryan Diviney and his family, while this year’s event benefit juvenile diabetes in honor of Cameron Carter. Fans and cheerleaders for both teams wore white T-shirts, many of which were purchased for the cause…
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
This year’s Battle for a Better Cause benefits juvenile diabetes in honor of Cameron Carter.
Briar Woods and Broad Run high schools are gearing up for the second "Battle for a Better Cause" football game at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31. This year’s event benefits the fight against juvenile diabetes. Again this year, both teams are encouraging their fans to forego school colors and participate in the “white out” by wearing a white T-shirt, preferably a $10 Battle for a Better Cause shirt (provided by James Joppich, owner of Reston Shirt & Graphic Co.) available at the schools. While last year’s proceeds supported Ryan Diviney and the Diviney Family, this year’s game benefits the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation in memory of Cameron Carter — daughter of Tom and Renee Carter, sister to Alex Carter, a Briar Woods graduate now playing …
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Briar Woods and Broad Run open season with commanding performances.
School doesn’t start until Monday, but football scrimmages started long ago and two Ashburn high schools kicked of their seasons Friday night in Loudoun. The Briar Woods Falcons and the Broad Run Spartans defeated their first opponents of the season by a combined score of 77-14 against their red, white and blue opponents: the Park View Patriots of Sterling and the Patriot Pioneers of Prince William County. Stone Bridge starts the regular season next week at home against Robinson Secondary. Falcons Stymie Pioneers The Falcons welcomed the Pioneers to their nest in Brambleton and picked the team apart 42-14. Trace McSorley threw for 230 yards and five touchdowns. Cory Colder added 104 yards on the ground and another touchdown. Falcon …
Monday, August 20, 2012
The Spartans' offseason focused on developing leaders and community service to bring the team together.
The Broad Run Spartans football team relied on a senior-laden roster last season to make a successful jump from AA to AAA competition. Led by district Players of the Year Connor Jessop at quarterback and linebacker Caleb Lindsay, the Spartans captured a share of their first ever Cedar Run district championship and a trip to the AAA playoffs. But the realities of high school football hit the Spartans hard last spring when Jessop, Lindsay and a host of other talented seniors graduated. Gone are the likes of all-district workhorse running back Derril Thomas, behemoth offensive linemen Jackson Matteo and Brenden Vechery, and versatile players such as Michael Stratton, Avery Campbell and Danny Gallagher. The loss of so many seniors left the …