NBA Playoffs: Finals Special

The 2017 Finals will be the first time that the same two teams will meet together for three years in a row.  Thus far in the playoffs, the Warriors are 12-0, sweeping the Trail Blazers, Jazz, and Spurs.  The Cavaliers are 12-1 in three rounds, sweeping the Pacers, Raptors, and then losing only one game…

NBA Playoffs: Conference Finals

We are down to four teams in the NBA with just two series left!  The Warriors have had an outstanding 2017 Playoffs, sweeping the Portland Trail Blazers and the Utah Jazz.  The Spurs knocked off the Grizzlies and the Rockets both in six games.  As of today, John Wall  leads all scorers in the playoffs with…

Cannons Add Pieces from Purcellville and Beyond

PURCELLVILLE, VIRGINIA — Since the Cannons’ annual fundraiser on March 31, the Cannons have added nine total players and have one returning for another season.  Last year, the Cannons had two players from Purcellville, cousins from Loudoun Valley and Woodgrove High Schools, Will and Matt Reed.  This season, Will is returning, and so are two…

NBA Playoffs: Second Round

We are now down to eight teams and have now advanced to the second round of the Playoffs.  There were only two sweeps in the first round, Cleveland beating Paul George and the Pacers in four, and finally Golden State beating Damian Lillard and the Trail Blazers.  The streak also continues as LeBron has never…

NBA Playoffs: First Round

The Playoffs have arrived!  Sixteen teams will battle each other for the NBA Championship starting on June 1st.  The best record in the league belonged to the Warriors (67-15) and the Celtics ended up clinching the #1 seed in the East (53-29).  Russell Westbrook broke the NBA Most Triple-Doubles in a season with 42, beating…

Cannons Hold Fundraiser, Pre-Season Look at New Team

PURCELLVILLE, VIRGINIA — The Purcellville Cannons are a Valley Baseball League team, that moved from Winchester to Purcellville last season and had an amazing welcome.  The Cannons recruit collegiate players from all over the country, ranging anywhere from Division 1, all the way to Junior College players.  Last year, the team started out rough, but…

MLB Preview & Predictions: NL West

2017 National League West Projected Standings: Los Angeles Dodgers San Francisco Giants Colorado Rockies Arizona Diamondbacks San Diego Padres Los Angeles Dodgers: This division article for the NL West is probably the hardest of the six due to the extreme similarities of the Dodgers and Giants.  I had to think about this for a couple of…