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Chloe Adam is a senior at Loudoun County High School in Leesburg. Chloe competes locally, regionally and nationally for Dulles Volleyball’s beach and indoor program. When she is not on the volleyball court, Chloe enjoys reading, writing, traveling and spending time with her friends and family. In fall 2018, Chloe plans to play volleyball for Salisbury University.
Grace Adgate is a freshman at Heritage High School in Leesburg. At Heritage, Grace is a trainer for the varsity baseball team and JV football team as well as a manager for the wrestling team. Outside of sports, Grace is passionate about photography, video making, writing, and activism. All of her best photography is on Instagram at @CapturesbyGrace.
- Blair Berry is a senior at East Carolina University, majoring in communications with a focus in journalism. Berry graduated from Stone Bridge High School in 2014. As long as she can remember sports have been a part of her family and growing up she developed a love for it as well. Berry cherished playing every sport at a young age and built life long relationships along the way. Through this passion she plans on becoming a sports reporter for a major media outlet.
Berry has a strong passion for storytelling. One of the biggest things she has learned when trying to compose a story is to make sure the audience has a sense of emotion about the content whether it be happy, sad, exciting or motivational. It is also important that the audience feels some type of connection to the story. Berry's goal is to provide viewers and readers with emotions and feelings through the stories she creates.
Sohan Daniel is a junior at John Champe High School in Aldie. At John Champe, Sohan is involved in class office, is one of the leaders of John Champe’s student hype squad and is a member of the Knights' football program. In his spare time, Sohan loves watching football and making food.
Spencer DuPuis is a student at Marshall University where he is pursuing a degree in journalism.
Prior to attending Marshall, Spencer graduated from Heritage High School in Leesburg where he was editor-in-chief of the Paw Print.
- Mike FerraraStaff Photographer
Michael Ferrara is a sports videographer with years of experience covering high school athletics in Loudoun County. A lifelong baseball fan, Michael was the manager of the Heritage High School varsity baseball team in 2009, 2010 and 2011. During his senior year at Heritage, Michael was the videographer for the varsity football team. On top of his athletic extracurriculars, Michael attended Monroe Tech where he studied videography and photography. After graduating from Heritage, Michael attended NVCC to study multimedia design.
LoCoSports co-founder Kyle Gotimer is a freshman at Old Dominion University, where he is participating in the Naval ROTC program.
Prior to attending ODU, Kyle graduated from Heritage High School in Leesburg where he was a member of the varsity baseball team and president of the Varsity Club.
LoCoSports founder Owen Gotimer is a graduate of the esteemed S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University — where he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast and Digital Journalism. Following his studies at Newhouse, Owen attended the University of Westminster in London, England where he graduated with highest distinction with a Master of Arts in Social Media, Culture and Society. Owen has an extensive communications background, including time at the Discovery Channel and the Syracuse Chiefs. But the highlight of his young career was the creation, launch, and expansion of LoCoSports – a hyperlocal news site covering high school athletics in Loudoun County, Va.
Prior to attending Syracuse, Owen graduated from Heritage High School in Leesburg where he was class president and captain of the baseball team.
Arnav Kumar is a junior at Freedom High School in South Riding. At Freedom, Arnav is a member of the Uncaged Magazine staff as well as the Freedom basketball program. Outside of school, Arnav enjoys attending Model UN conferences, watching college basketball and reading news.
Lorallye Partlow is a junior at Woodgrove High School in Purcellville. When she is not behind the lens, Lorallye is keeping stats, cheering on her favorite teams and participating in church and Girl Scout activities. This year Lorallye will also be joining Woodgrove High School’s newspaper team as a photographer for the Woodgrove Outlander. Lorallye strives to capture those fleeting moments and tell a story with each photo she takes.
Michael Pittinger is a student at the Northern Virginia Community College in Sterling. Prior to attending NVCC, Michael graduated from Park View High School in Sterling where he was captain of the baseball team and member of the basketball program. Michael is currently a volunteer baseball and basketball coach for the Patriots.
Varun is a sophomore at Dominion High School and the Academy of Science in Sterling. He’s also a staff writer for his high school newspaper, DHS Press. He’s also a broadcaster, having broadcasted Dominion’s basketball and baseball games and hosts his own podcast, Down to The Wire. In his free time, Varun enjoys watching and playing all sports and rooting for all the Washington sports teams.
- William SibleyStaff WriterWilliam SibleyStaff Writer
William Sibley is a freshman at Heritage High School in Leesburg. He has been interested in sports his entire life and follows the careers of sportscasters and journalists just as much as the athletes that they write about. William is a member of the Heritage basketball program. In his free time, he enjoys watching and discussing sports with his family and friends and supporting his favorite team, the New Orleans Saints.
Sarah Snare is a freshman at the University of South Carolina. Prior to attending USC, Sarah graduated from Woodgrove High School in Purcellville where she was a member of the varsity gymnastics teams and a staff member of the Woodgrove Outlander, the student news site of Woodgrove High School.
- Jeff VennittiStaff PhotographerJeff VennittiStaff Photographer
Jeff Vennitti is a part-time photographer that got started in sports photography because he wanted photos of his kids actually playing sports. He has been covering high school athletics in Loudoun County since 2010, and provides sports photography services to teams, yearbook staffs and local newspapers. He also has done senior, team and individual portraits.