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…

MLB Preview & Predictions: AL West

2017 American League West Projected Standings: Texas Rangers Houston Astros Seattle Mariners Los Angeles Angels Oakland Athletics Texas Rangers: Similar to the Pittsburgh Pirates, I can never figure out the Rangers.  They have one of the best roster’s in the MLB, yet they are absolutely horrible in the playoffs.  With the loss of Prince Fielder, the…

MLB Preview & Predictions: NL Central

2017 National League Central Projected Standings: Chicago Cubs St. Louis Cardinals Pittsburgh Pirates Milwaukee Brewers Cincinnati Reds Chicago Cubs: The Cubs took the Cleveland Indians to seven games in the World Series last season and ultimately won the coveted championship.  It was the first time since 1908 that the team had won it all.  Besides the New…