• New Swim School Opening in Ashburn

    New Swim School Opening in Ashburn0

    Goldfish Swim School is entering Loudoun County, opening a 9,000-square-foot facility in Ashburn in March and hiring about 50 employees. Goldfish, which formed in 2006 in Michigan, has other locations in Reston and Falls Church that are owned by a different franchisee. Goldfish, located at 21140 Ashburn Crossing Drive near Washington Redskins Park, is jointly owned

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  • Redskins Alum Players, DC Divas, Team Up to Teach Football to Area Women

    Redskins Alum Players, DC Divas, Team Up to Teach Football to Area Women0

    Washington Redskins alums Santana Moss and Fred Smoot, along with 10 D.C. Divas players, teamed up to teach football fundamentals to 70 women from the Women of Washington Redskins (WOW) fan club in the Indoor Training Facility at Redskins Park in Ashburn on Dec. 16. D.C. Diva’s, a Washington, D.C.-based professional women’s tackle football team, are the 2015 and 2016 Women’s Football

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  • UPDATE: Loudoun County’s Tori Nelson goes the distance; Claressa Shields awarded unanimous decision

    UPDATE: Loudoun County’s Tori Nelson goes the distance; Claressa Shields awarded unanimous decision0

    UPDATE: Loudoun County boxer and Ashburn IHOP waitress Tori Nelson battled through all 10 rounds against Claressa Shields in Showtime’s Shobox main event Friday night (Jan.12). Shields, a two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner and the reigning champion, was awarded a unanimous decision by the boxing judges. Fans posted messages to Tori on social media already

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  • Sterling Teen Strikes Gold In Fencing

    Sterling Teen Strikes Gold In Fencing0

    A Sterling teenager is excelling in a sport that normally not part of any school’s physical education or sports curriculum. Michaela Joyce competed in the Regional Open Circuit regional tournament in fencing. She brought home gold in the Open/Division 1A Women’s Epee category Dec. 17 at Roland Park County School in Baltimore. Joyce, who attends

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  • Virginia Gold Cup Races

    Virginia Gold Cup Races0

    Just a jump away from Loudoun in Fauquier County, a time-honored tradition, the 80th annual International Gold Cup was held on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Great Meadow in The Plains, Va.  The International Gold Cup is one of two annual races sponsored by Virginia Gold Cup Races. Spectators watched the eight races in lovely weather,

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  • Washington Redskins “Salute to Service”

    Washington Redskins “Salute to Service”0

    With a dramatic four helicopter flyover and the unfurling of a giant American flag that nearly filled the football field, Sunday’s Washington Redskins game delighted the crowd, despite the team being defeated in a close match with rival Minnesota. America’s active duty military and veterans were honored at the Washington Redskins annual “Salute to Service” game on

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