Friday, September 21, 2012
The Hornets will play Centreville at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Each week, we'll check in with the Hornets to see how they're preparing for the game ahead. This week: The 0-3 Herndon Hornets will be facing the 2-1 Centreville Wildcats on Friday. Herndon Coach Brian Day said this week the team worked on getting back to fundamentals, including alignment and assignment on defense and following their blocking rules and steps on offense. "Centreville is loaded with talent and has a top-notch coaching staff," Day said. "They are young in areas but they are very talented and have a lot of leadership from their senior quarterback Scott Walters." "As always, this is a big game and our first opportunity to play someone in the Concorde District," Day said. "We must be disciplined and play with great emotion to…
Thursday, September 20, 2012
This weekend's events include a yard sale to benefit Relay for Life, The Closet's community picnic and much more.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Here's what's happening in Herndon. Click the event name link for more information! THURSDAY • Herndon MOMs Club Swap - The Herndon MOMs Club is holding a swap of gently used baby and children's toys, clothing, Halloween costumes and gear, as well as maternity wear and other items. Event begins at 10 a.m. • Stars n Bars Texas Hold Em - The Breeze is holding its regular Stars n Bars Texas Hold Em poker night. The evening will include specials, prizes and more and is free to participate. • Rock n Roke at Jimmy's - Sing like a rock star when you take part in live band karaoke at Rock n Roke at Jimmy's Old Town Tavern. Check out the full list of songs available by clicking the link. FRIDAY • JamBrew …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Hornets will travel to Yorktown on Friday.
Each week, we'll check in with the Hornets to see how they're preparing for the game ahead. This week: After last week's game against the South Lakes Seahawks, the Hornets spent Saturday morning watching the highlights. The team ran and lifted weights, the coaches met on Sunday and practices continued on Monday. Head Coach Brian Day said he tells his team that every game is the biggest game of the year. "We'll keep fighting, we'll keep gridning and we'll keep getting better," he said. Here's what Day had to say about this week's matchup. "I played against Yorktown and I played against [Head Coach Bruce Hanson]. Coach Hanson's a great coach, there's no question about it. When you face a guy like that, he's seen it all. He's the Wizard of …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
South Lakes High School won the annual Baron Cameron Bowl, 21-7; the schools will have a friendly competition for Reston Interfaith's Help the Homeless walk.
Herndon High School’s JL Griffiths Stadium was packed Friday night as South Lakes came to visit for the annual Baron Cameron Bowl. It was Herndon’s first home game of the season. South Lakes took the lead in the second quarter with a little over three minutes left. The score was 7-0 going into halftime. With 1:49 left in the third period, an 8-yard run led to another touchdown for the Seahawks. After an extra-point kick by South Lakes’ Jeremiah Norman, the score was 14-0 going into the fourth quarter. With 7:46 left in the fourth quarter, South Lakes scored a third touchdown, taking the game to 21-0, but Herndon wouldn’t let the Seahawks walk away with a shut out. With just 10 seconds left in the game, Herndon’s Malcolm McKenzie scored on …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The Herndon Hornets varsity football team will take on the South Lakes Seahawks at this Friday's home game at Herndon High School. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. The Hornets lost to Langley last week, 14-42. They'll travel to Yorktown High for their next game on Sept. 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The Herndon High School football team is back on the field preparing for the 2012 season.
Herndon High School's football players are busy making preparations for the upcoming season. The team begins with two preseason scrimmages, one against Madison High School at 7 p.m. on Aug. 16, and another against T.C. Williams High School at 7 p.m. on Aug. 23. Both are home games. The regular season starts with an away game at Langley High School at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 30, and the first home game will be against South Lakes High School at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 7. This year's homecoming game will be at 1 p.m. on Oct. 13 against Washington and Lee High School. For more information on this year's Herndon High School football team, visit HerndonAthletics.org.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Day’s experience with Westfield and Centreville brings new energy to Hornet football.
Brian Day is now Herndon High School’s head football coach, and he is gung-ho about becoming part of the Hornet family. “This will be my first opportunity to take charge of a program from A to Z," said Day. "And I’ll be honest, I m extremely excited about it." Day spent the 2011 season as Centreville quarterbacks’ coach grooming Mitch Ferrick, who led the Wildcats all the way to the Virginia state championship game in just his first year starting at quarterback. “Mitch was one of those kids who lived for playing high school football at his high school,” Day said. The Hornets' new coach also claimed great success while coaching as an assistant and junior varsity coach for Tom Verbanic of Westfield High School from 2002-10. Day played for …