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Loudoun County High School

Hall of Fame


 

Class of 2019

Administrator

Bill Oblas – Administrator

Oblas spent over 40 years in Loudoun County Public Schools.  He served as principal of Loudoun County from 2004-2014.  He made sportsmanship and school spirit a priority at the school and helped with the formation of the student fan section, better known as the “Raider Riot” and the LCHS HOF.  Oblas was actively involved in the VHSL, Region and District leadership and served on the District Council for nine years.  He was a mainstay at all athletic events during his career at LCHS.

Athletes

Katie Baldwin – Class of 2002 – Basketball

Baldwin was a four-year letter winner for the Raider basketball program.  She scored 1,326 points in her career and broke records for Single Season Scorer (444), Most Three Pointers in a Game (4), Single Season Three Pointers (31), Single Season Free Throws (74), Career Free Throws (221) Single Game Block Shots (7) and Career Blocks (133).  Baldwin earned All-District and Washington Post All-Extra honors as a junior and senior and All-Region honors as a senior. Baldwin played Division I basketball at St. Francis College and The University of North Carolina, Asheville where her play helped to capture the 2006 Big South Conference Championship for UNC Asheville Bulldogs.  After graduation Baldwin coached at both UNC Asheville and Tusculum College and now owns her own company called b.fit Ashville which provides in-home personal training and delivers locally sourced healthy meal options.

Jack Barrett – Class of 1961 – Football, Basketball, Baseball, Golf, and Track

Barrett was named Most Athletic by the Class of 1961.  He earned eight varsity letters and was captain of the basketball and baseball teams his senior year.  He earned first team All-Northwestern District and honorable mention Virginia All-State in basketball while setting the single game scoring record at the time.  He led the baseball team in batting average as a junior and senior.  He also played golf and did track when it did not interfere with baseball. Jack went on to play tennis at Wingate and Lynchburg College as the number one single and doubles player. As an adult, he became an avid golfer and authored several books about Loudoun County.

 

Dennis Duff – Class of 1974 – Football, Basketball, and Baseball

As a three-sport athlete, Duff earned seven varsity letters during his career at LCHS.  He was named All-District at running back, defensive back, and punter his senior year.  He also played point guard for the Raider basketball team but is probably best known for his accomplishments on the baseball diamond.  He led the team with a .491 batting average his senior year and was named MVP.  As a junior and senior he led the Raiders in every offensive category including HRs, RBIs, and Batting Average and was named All-District.   Duff played baseball at VA Tech where he started in left field.  While there he broke the VA Tech record for homeruns which was later broken by MLB player Franklin Stubbs.  After graduation, Duff became a career firefighter in Fairfax County.

Brian Fixx – Class of 1989 – Football, Basketball, and Baseball

As a three-sport athlete, Fixx earned 10 varsity letters during his time at LCHS and was captain of the football, basketball and baseball teams.  Fixx was a three-year starter at quarterback and safety and was a member of the 1985 District Championship team.  In basketball, he was a three-year starter who averaged 15 point per game as a junior and 22 points per game as a senior.  He was All-District and MVP as a junior and senior and All-Region as a senior.  In addition, Fixx was a four-year starter in baseball playing both catcher and first base and earned All-District honors as a senior. Fixx received a four-year scholarship to play basketball at California University of Pennsylvania.  The team advanced to the Final Four in the 1991-1992 season and Fixx went on to co-captain the team in 1992-1993.

Joe Hembrook – Class of 1998 – Cross Country and Track & Field

Hembrook ran four years of varsity cross country and track & field for the Raiders.  He earned All-State honors in cross country as a sophomore before battling pneumonia during his junior and senior cross-country seasons.  As a senior, he earned All-State honors in the 4x800 and 1600.  He finished out his career by beating the two-time defending state champion in the 800 to win the state title in 1998. During his career, Hembrook broke the school records in the 800, 1600, 3200, and 4x800.  Today he ranks #2 in the 800 and #3 in the 1600 behind two Raiders that went on to run professionally.  Hembrook went on to run at Christopher Newport University and is still in the top ten all time in the 800 at CNU.

Nancy McBride – Class of 1976 – Basketball and Softball

McBride was an eight-time letter winner for the Raiders.  The Raider women’s basketball team won the Northwestern District Championship in 1973, 1974, and 1975.  For her play, McBride earned First Team All-District honors as a sophomore, junior and senior in basketball.  As a senior she was named the Northwestern District Player of the Year.  In softball, McBride played CF and pitched for four years. She went on to play on the Loudoun Women’s Fastpitch Softball League before heading off to college at Radford University.

Morgan Petkovich – Class of 2008 – Volleyball

Petkovich was a three-year member of the Raider volleyball program and a stand-out in her junior and senior year.  Petkovich was a member of the first volleyball team at LCHS to capture a state title, in 2007.  That year, as a senior, she was named First Team All-District, All-Region, and All-State.  In addition, she was named the Dulles District, Region II Player of the Year, and Washington Post All-Met Player of the Year.  Petkovich earned a full-ride to play volleyball at Villanova University.  While at Villanova, she garnered Big East All-Conference honors and joined the 1,000-kill club.  After undergrad, she graduated from Columbia Law School and currently works as a sports and antitrust lawyer in New York City. 

James Wynn – Class of 1998 – Football, Wrestling, and Baseball

As a three-sport athlete, Wynn earned nine varsity letters and was captain for football, wrestling, and baseball.  Wynn garnered All-District honors in football, wrestling and baseball, All-Region honors in baseball and wrestling, and placed 5th in the state in wrestling.  He was a three-time MVP for the wrestling team and was awarded Most Outstanding Junior and the Golden Helmet Award in football.  Wynn did not start playing football until his junior year and was the starting quarterback of the 10-0 Raiders.  He was elected Most Athletic by the senior class and was awarded the Donald F. Larson Scholarship for Citizenship, Honesty, Integrity, Loyalty, Sportsmanship and Human Decency.  He received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University where he played rugby and went on to attend law school at the University of Virginia.

Class of 2018

Jimmy Parker, Baseball, Basketball & Softball Coach, 1973 -1999

Parker served the Raider baseball program for three years, basketball program for 10 years and experienced great success in both. But he is widely known as the varsity softball coach, a position that he held for 21 seasons. During that span Parker’s teams earned no less than 10 championships, including the 1993 Northwestern District and Region II titles, and lost a heartbreaking game in the state championship held on the Raider campus. In 1994, Parker coached the VHSL West All Stars to victory.

Maria Alcala, Basketball, Volleyball, Track, Class of 1992

Alcala was a three-sport athlete, excelling at basketball and outdoor track. The throwing events were definitely her specialty. She received numerous invitational, district, region and state accolades for prowess in both the shot put and discus. This culminated in 1992 when Alcala accomplished the rare feat of being crowned the Virginia AA State Champion in both events, a feat that hasn’t been achieved by any other Raider.

Scott Anderson, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Class of 1986

A three-sport participant, Anderson started at quarterback in football, shortstop in baseball and center in basketball. He set the record for passing yards and touchdowns his senior year and received a scholarship to play at the University of Richmond, where he played for the Spiders on a conference championship team in 1987.

Gary Cochran, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Class of 1961

Cochran played basketball, baseball and golf for the Raiders and was a member and captain of the 1960 district championship basketball team. He also started on the mound as a pitcher. In golf, he was the number one player and captain of the first Raider team. He was a three-time Junior Club Champion and two-time Club Champion playing against adults while still in high school. Cochran had an outstanding golf career at Virginia Tech and in the Virginia State Amateur golf competition.

Rick Furr, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Class of 1976

A three-sport athlete who shined on the baseball diamond, Furr holds the school record for batting average at .550, and became the first athlete in Loudoun County history to play in the Atlantic Coast Conference when he signed with the University of Maryland. He also was a multiple-position starter in football and was named the First Team Northwestern District punter.

Dhata Harris, Football, Wrestling, Track, Class of 1994

An accomplished three sport athlete, Harris earned 10 varsity letters as a Raider. An imposing and physical player on the gridiron and the mat, the wrestling MVP was a district and region champion and finished third in the state in the Group AA heavyweight division. As a thrower in track, Harris racked up multiple honors, culminating in a state championship in the discus in 1994 (he still holds the school record in this event).

Stevie Jackson, Football, Basketball, Track, Class of 1997

Jackson starred on the gridiron as arguably one of the best running back in Loudoun County history. He led the Raiders to a 24-7 overall as a varsity starter, including 10-0 in his senior season. He accumulated multiple postseason honors and rushed for more than 1,000 yards in his sophomore, junior and senior years. Jackson also played basketball and ran track.

Mark Kirk, Baseball, Football, Wrestling, Class of 1977

Named the Loudoun Times-Mirror Athlete of the Year in 1976-77, Kirk earned nine varsity letters. He was named All-District in football and baseball a combined five times and advanced to the regional tournament in wrestling as a sophomore, junior and senior. One of the Raiders best all-time, all-around athletes, Kirk went on to play baseball at Louisburg Junior College.

Whitney Knudsen, Volleyball, Basketball and Softball, Class of 2004

One of the greatest all-around female Raider athletes of all time, Knudsen earned 12 varsity letters playing volleyball, basketball and softball. The 2004 Loudoun Times-Mirror Female Athlete of the Year, she was a first team All-District and All-Region basketball player. In softball and volleyball, Knudsen was first team All-District, first team All-Region and first team All-State, earning four player of the year honors combined.

“Bootsie” Leonard, Football, Baseball, and Basketball, Class of 1956

Lawrence “Bootsie” Leonard entered Raider territory when it opened in 1954 as a junior. He became a two-year starter on the football, baseball and basketball teams, helping to lead both football and baseball to undefeated seasons. Leonard is widely considered the premier Raider athlete of his era. He was a four-year starter in football and three-year starter in baseball at Shepherd College, was named their outstanding athlete at graduation and was inducted into Shepherd’s Hall of Fame in 2003. Leonard was inducted into the Loudoun Valley Hall of fame in 2009, where he coached the first state championship team in Loudoun County Public Schools’ history and served as athletic director for 36 years.

Amy Sarver, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Class of 2006

Earning nine varsity letters in her career, Sarver was a standout and captain in three sports. She was a four-year starter at point guard in basketball, where she broke the single-season and career assists record. In tennis Sarver was a member of the region champion and state runner-up team, as well as a district champion and region runner-up in doubles. In volleyball, she played for Loudoun’s region championship team in 2005.

Class of 2017

Coach Pingley spent 20 years coaching basketball ball at LCHS. He had three teams win 20+ games in a season. Won three Northwestern District Championships and advanced to the Virginia AA State tournament twice. Amassed a record of 152-65 during his time as a Raider.

Debbie Hunt earned 12 varsity letters during her time as a Raider. The teams she participated on amassed six district championships, three runner-up and two state runner up. After 39 years, she still holds the school records in the 100, 200, and 400 meters in Outdoor Track.

Stacy Stinger was known for her gritty play on defense while routinely scoring 20 or more points a game. As a junior and senior Stacy earned First Team Northwestern District as well as All Region II honors.  In 1982, she was awarded the Outstanding Female Athlete of Loudoun County High School.

Tooter Corbett tallied a career 1,504 points and is still the Raiders all-time leading scorer in boys’ basketball. A three year varsity starter, he was named First Team All Northwestern District honors each year.  In 1991, he finished his career by being named the Northwestern District Player of the Year.

Brian Allen was an outstanding player on both the football and basketball teams. In basketball, he was a four-year starter, earned All District honors three times and scored over 1,000 points in his career. In football, Brian was a three year starter and rushed for over 3,000 yards. In 1993, he was named Loudoun County’s Outstanding Senior Male Athlete.

Chris Alcala rushed for over 1,000 yards in both his junior and senior year in football. As a two-way starter he was named All District on both offense and defense. In track, he was named the Outstanding Male Athlete at the Loudoun Country Track Championships. He remains in the LCHS Top 10 All Time in long jump, triple jump, high jump and 110 hurdles.

David Bolton earned eight varsity letters as a Raider. In cross country, he earned All State recognition in 2000, was the 2001 Cross Country Individual District Champion, and in 2000 and 2001 was named the Washington Post All Extra Runner of the Year. In track, David was a District Champion in the 800, 1600- and 3200-meter relay. In 2002, he was the 3200 Region Champion and earned All State honors in 2001 in the 1600 and in 2002 in the 3200. In 2002, he was named the Washington Post All Extra Runner of the Year.

Amber Kirk is best known for her prowess on the softball field. However, she was a dominant three sport athlete at Loudoun County. On the softball field, Amber was extremely versatile playing both catcher and shortstop during her career.  Known for her great glove and hitting, she earned All District, All Region, and the Washington Post All Extra honors.


Class of 2016

Dr. Keith Belote is a 1967 graduate of LCHS where he lettered in golf and basketball. He served the LCHS athletic community for 25 years as the team physician, attending all home and away football games offering free and expert medical care to the athletes

Coach Pat McManus became the head football coach in 1991 where he quickly developed LCHS into a power behind his “wing T” offense. He compiled 87 wins over his career, capped off with a perfect 10-0 record in 1996.

Mr. Alan Smith taught math at Loudoun County for 38 years. During his tenure he became the ticket taker/gate manager for all LCHS athletic events, a position he manned faithfully his entire career.

James M. “Jimmy” Kidwell earned 8 varsity letters at LCHS in football and basketball. He then went on to serve for 34 years in the Leesburg Police Dept., including 27 years as Chief of Police.  A winner of

multiple community service awards, “Chief” is an integral part of the Leesburg community.

Reginald “Reggie” Evans starred on the basketball court for both Douglass High School and Loudoun County High School. Averaging 20 points a game for his career, he earned multiple All District and All State honors at both schools.  He finished his career with 1600 points with a game high of 47.

Susan Moxley earned eight varsity letters in two sports during her career at LCHS. She was named All District in each sport twice and was captain of the NWD Champion Raider Basketball team in 1978. She capped off her career by being named the Loudoun Times Mirror Female Athlete of the Year in 1979.

David DiMillio earned seven varsity letters in wrestling and soccer during his high school career. A multiyear All District selection in soccer, David went on to earn four varsity letters at Virginia Tech in soccer as well as one letter in wrestling for the Hokies.

Kristen DiMillio earned an incredible 15 letters in four sports during her high school career. She was honored with multiple All District, All Region, and All State honors and attended the University of Virginia on a soccer scholarship.

Kevin Grigsby played tennis for the Raiders and served as the number one doubles and singles player during his career. He went on to play at Delaware State University where he was a three-time MVP and two time captain. He is currently an accomplished author of two acclaimed books on African American history in Loudoun County

Joanna Penn was a standout softball player at LCHS. In her senior year she had 138 strikeouts to 12 walks for a .073 ERA while also batting .442 for the state runner up Raiders.

Shari Mayr was a standout pitcher on the LCHS softball team. She was 9-0 for the 1993 state runner up team and capped off her career with three no hitters as a senior while striking out 115 and carrying 1.10 ERA.  She continued her career at Wingate University.

Derrick Ellison played baseball for LCHS where he had 79 strikeouts in 39 innings as a senior. He went on to pitch at Longwood University and then played professional baseball for 11 years in the minor leagues. He is currently the area representative for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Loudoun County.

Marie Bolton earned nine varsity letters during her high school career. She was named All District in both softball and basketball and scored 1219 points in her career on the court. She was named the Loudoun Times Mirror Female Athlete of the Year in 2000.

Class of 2015

John Vance: Coach and Athletic Director 1953-1991. John Vance coached Basketball, Football and Baseball at LCHS. He became Athletic Director in 1968 and then an Asst. Principal at JL Simpson Middle in 1971.  Mr. Vance served the youth of LCPS for 38 years.

Don Larson: Coach, Athletic Director, Principal 1952-1981. Don Larson served as Athletic Director and Baseball coach at LCHS from 1953-1968, when he was hired to be Asst. Principal. He then was Principal of LVHS and LCHS before moving on the LCPS Central office. Mr. Larson served the youth of LCPS for 30 years.

Tommy Heflin, Class of 1956. Tommy Heflin was a three sport letter winner for LCHS. He played End, Defensive back, and quarterback in football, averaged 22.6 points per game as a senior in basketball, and was offered a contract with the Washington Senators in baseball.

Frank Buttery, Class of 1972. Frank Buttery earned 9 varsity letters in Football, Track and Baseball while at LCHS. He batted an incredible .532 as a junior in baseball and while also throwing two no-hitters as a pitcher.  Frank currently serves as the Presiding Judge in the Loudoun County General District Court.

Larry Herndon, Class of 1972. Larry Herndon played Football, Basketball, Wrestling, and Baseball during his LCHS Career.  An All-State player in football, Larry was one of LCPS’ first full scholarship players when he signed with Virginia Tech in 1972.

Jane Jackson, Class of 1976. Jane Jackson played Girls Basketball and Softball. Jane went on to play basketball at Wake Forest Univ. where she was inducted into their Hall of Fame in 1995 and was included into the ACC Hall of Legends in 2006.  Jane is currently an Attorney in Winston-Salem.

Chris Hall, Class of 1986. Chris Hall was All State in both football and track. In Track, his shot put of 60’4 in still one of the top throws in State history. He earned a football scholarship to the University of Missouri as a running back.

David Crisp, Class of 1987. David Crisp is the All-Time rushing leader in LCHS history, having rushed for 1760 yards as a Senior in 1986.  He then attended Fairmont State University before enlisting in the US Air Force where he served with distinction for 24yrs.

Kurt Seekford, Class of 1988. Football, Basketball, and Baseball. Kurt Seekford led the metro area for receptions as a senior and went on to a full scholarship in football at East Carolina University. He returned to Leesburg where he is active in youth sports and LCHS Football Alumni.

Tracy DiMillio, Class of 1988.  Tracy earned letters in Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, and Track.  Tracy earned 14 varsity letters at LCHS and helped her doubles tennis team win the state championship. Tracy went on to play soccer at UVA.

Billy Hurley, Class of 2000. Billy Hurley played Golf for LCHS before accepting an appointment to the US Naval Academy where he continued his career. He was a 4x MVP at the Academy and was a member of the US Palmer Cup Team and the Walker Cup Team.  After duty in the US Navy, Billy has earned his PGA Tour Card and plays professionally.

Stacy James, Class of 2001. Stacy earned 8 varsity letters in Basketball and Softball at LCHS. She excelled at softball where she was named All District and All region. She went on to play at George Mason University, where she earned the CAA player of the year award for her play.

 

Class of 2014

Joe Breinig, Sr: Coach and Administrator: Served as LCHS’ Athletic Director from 1976-2004 (26 years).  40 years’ service to LCPS

Frank “Sonny” Pearson: Athlete, Coach and Administrator: LCHS Class of 1965, lettered in 3 sports, Coached Football, Track, Baseball, Tennis, and Volleyball in LCPS.

Willie Washington: Coach: Varsity boys Basketball, Varsity Girls Basketball, Track. First African American Head Coach at LCHS.

Jenica Brown: Coach: Volleyball. VHSL State Champions 6x (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013) most in VHSL Volleyball History.  8 Consecutive Region Titles.  All Met Coach of the year 2x.

Daniel “Danny” Furr: Class of 1967. Earned 10 Varsity Letters in 4 Varsity Sports (Football, Basketball, Baseball, and Track).

Ricky Donaldson: Class of 1968: Lettered in Basketball and Baseball. Twice drafted by Major League Baseball (out of HS and College).

Sylvester Robinson:  Class of 1973:  3x State Champion in Track (Long Jump, 220 Dash, and 330 Dash).

Dulaney Washington: Class of 1975: 3x State Champion in Track (100. 220, 440 Dash), First team All-District Football, 1000yd. rusher.

Julie Skinner: Class of 1982: Lettered in Softball and Basketball, All District 3x in Softball 2x in Basketball.  Played Basketball at Campbell University (Still holds 7 individual records)

Jim Marshall: Class of 1986: Earned 8 Letters in Track and Football: All State at OG and DT as a Senior.  All State in Shot and Discus.  Football and Track Letterman at Northeastern University.

Angela Dolby: Class of 1988: Earned 10 Letters at LCHS (Basketball, Track, Softball). All State in Track and Basketball.  Still 5th  All Time at Clemson University in Shot Put

 

Jill Pearson: Class of 1998: Earned 12 Varsity Letters (Basketball, Volleyball, Softball). 4 year starter in all 3 sports.  Current Head VB Coach at Robinson HS.

Tara Kidwell: Class of 2001: Earned 8 Letters in Basketball and Girls Soccer. Scored School Record 71 goals in soccer.  4-year starter at University of Alabama-Birmningham.

Blakeley Griffith: Class of 2003: Girls Tennis. 3x State Singles Champion. Member of 2003 State Championship Team.  4-year letter winner at University of Tennessee.

 

 



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