Lightridge Sports Scores
  • Apr 9 / Varsity Girls LacrosseLightridge - 17, Broad Run - 1
  • Apr 9 / JV Girls LacrosseLightridge - 12, Broad Run - 2
  • Apr 8 / Varsity Girls TennisLightridge - 2, Riverside - 7
  • Apr 8 / Varsity Boys TennisLightridge - 1, Riverside - 8
  • Apr 8 / JV Boys SoccerLightridge - 3, Stone Bridge - 0
  • Apr 8 / Varsity Boys SoccerLightridge - 3, Stone Bridge - 0
  • Apr 8 / Varsity BaseballLightridge - 5, Stone Bridge - 6
  • Apr 8 / Varsity SoftballLightridge - 3, Stone Bridge - 0
  • Apr 8 / JV BaseballLightridge - 1, Stone Bridge - 7
  • Apr 8 / JV SoftballLightridge - 1, Stone Bridge - 6

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Junior Lexi Musick gets down behind home plate in the varsity softball game against Millbrook on March 11.

Spring Sports Photo Roundup

Amber Baptista and Kendall Matthews April 4, 2024

The 2024 spring sports season has started at Lightridge and teams at all levels have taken to the fields and courts. Click on the image below to view the entire gallery.

Varsity player Mikayla Bowe gets ready to take a shot against Unifieds Kwabena Owusu,  and Nana Ayirebi-Akomeah.

“Everyone gets a chance to shoot the ball.”

Aziza Khikmatillaeva, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

The screech of sneakers and the rhythmic thump of the ball fills the gym. The crowd holds their breath in anticipation as the final seconds of the basketball game between Lightridge Unified and the Lightridge...

Freshman Jacob Lynn faces off against his Gainesville opponent during the hockey teams opener of the season.

Hockey skates into playoffs

Aidan Ryan, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

The Lightridge Ice Hockey team is currently one of the best teams in the Northern Virginia, sitting in second place in their Northern Virginia Scholastic Hockey League division. John Champe High school...

Senior Josiah Dorsey shoots a free throw as the Bolts took on John Champe at home on December 16th. The Bolts ultimately fell to the Knights 48-43.

Boys basketball tips-off their fourth season

Kendall Matthews, Sports Editor January 2, 2024

The Lightridge Boys Basketball team heads hopefully into their fourth season after closing out the previous season with a 6-17 record. Head Boys Varsity Basketball Coach, Brain Washington, has over...

Nikki Chima-Orji, Brooklyn Brevard, Lily Brown, Scarlett Schuhart, Stella Thorne and Gabby Sosa are the members of the new Lightridge Dance Team.

Dance, dance revolution

Kendall Matthews, Sports Editor November 9, 2023

There's a new dance team at Lightridge High School and the coaches and members are excited to embark on their upcoming season. Ava Lalli, AP Calculus AB teacher and mathematics department chair, has...

Coach Eavenson huddles with the team during the game against John Champe.

Football staff takes pride in progress

Reese Hwang and Cambria Riggs October 17, 2023

As Lightridge’s football program tackles its fourth year, the coaching staff is very positive on the progression the team has made in such a short time. The first year the team had almost no upperclassman...

Seniors Claire Hutchinson, Ella Stewart and Gabriela Aponte-Verges pose before the game.

Girls’ Soccer Senior Night Photogallery

May 26, 2023

On May 11 the girls' soccer team celebrated senior night with a 7-0 win over Loudoun Valley.  Click below to see all the photos.    

A large group of students pose holding their gold medals.

Gold is the color for Color Guard at States

Max Cali and Colin Henry May 2, 2023

On April 1, the Lightridge Color Guard Team achieved a gold medal finish in state competition, finishing with 76 points on a hundred point scale.   Although closely associated with the marching band,...

The academic team poses with the director of the state meet, their winning point tally sheet, and the State Championship trophy.

Academic Team wins second state championship; looks to expand

Max Cali, Staff Writer April 11, 2023

On February 25, the Lightridge Academic team won their second consecutive state championship victory. The team has now qualified for the 2023 High School National Championship tournament in Atlanta. The...

Taylor Gibson races during the winter track season.

Op-Ed: Winter athletes need stronger protection against extreme weather

Colin Henry, Staff Writer March 16, 2023

The Lightridge Indoor/Winter Track team had a district meet on Feb. 1. They performed well and placed 4th. However, there was a huge issue concerning the meet. The event was held in below-freezing weather...

A group of students huddle on the volleyball court discussing strategy.

Powderbuff game leads to questions about boys’ volleyball

Sara Yusuf, Jessica Abuya, and Lalitha Aravind February 16, 2023

As school ended on January 13, students headed to the gym  for the annual volleyball Powderbuff game, hosted by the junior class. The junior and senior boys took  the court playing against each other,...

Boys Swim Team members and their two coaches stand in front of a LHS region champions banner.

Swim team heads to states

Ashlynn Cherian, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2023

On February 11, Lightridge High School’s Boys Swimming Team placed first at Regionals for the Virginia High School League, the Girls Swimming team placed fourth, and the team finished second overall. Both...

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