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Versatile Estep making big impact for Falcons

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WOODSTOCK -- Luke Estep can do it all on the basketball court. The Central senior forward leads the team in almost every major category. Estep said being versatile is something that he strives to do. "If you're a one-dimension player or even a two-dimension player then you become easily ...

Peter Brookes: Hittin’ the ‘Hooch: Fishing in Georgia

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When you think of the state of Georgia, you probably think of things like the epic movie, "Gone with the Wind," peanuts, searing summer heat, perhaps even the southern start of the 2,000-plus mile long Appalachian Trail. It's certainly not trout fishing – at least not for me. That's why I ...

Improved Salyers giving Hawks a spark this season

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FRONT ROYAL -- Colette Salyers has improved her game steadily throughout her girls basketball career at Skyline. However, this season it's not her physical game that's improved but also her mental game. The 5-foot-7 junior forward said she's matured a lot and now has a better approach to the ...

Prep scores: Jan. 13

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Saturday's results Boys basketball James Wood 67, Warren County 65 Girls basketball Page County 53, Strasburg 44 James Wood 64, Warren County 36 Wrestling Freedom Duals Team results: Warren County 5-0; Warren County 84, Potomac Falls 0; Warren County 56, King George 15; Warren County ...

Colonels continue making noise on the postgrad hoops scene

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WOODSTOCK – Massanutten Military Academy guard Tyrese Martin believes the Colonels’ postgraduate basketball team has yet to reach its full potential on the court this winter, a line of thinking point guard Rasir Bolton strongly agrees with. That could be a frightening proposition for ...

Depth propels Falcons to 12th straight victory

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WOODSTOCK --Central's bench has provided a spark all season, and Thursday night it happened again in one of the biggest games of the regular season. The Falcons used a balanced attack, including 23 points from their bench to pull out a 66-62 Bull Run District victory over George Mason. ...

Prep scores: Jan. 12

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Friday’s results Boys basketball Culpeper County 95, Warren County 48 John Handley 63, Sherando 44 Stonewall Jackson 61, Luray 52 Stonewall scoring leaders: Nick Dotson 26, Brendan Hoover 18. Girls basketball Generals 50, Bulldogs 37 Stonewall Jackson 14 8 18 10 – ...

Gerald Almy: Outdoor sports show runs Feb 3-11

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It has become an event that many sportsmen look forward to with more excitement than holidays or birthdays. Every year in February the largest outdoor sports show in the world takes place in nearby Harrisburg, Pennsylvania at the Farm Show Complex. In one way, this is a good time for a sports ...

Defense ignites Falcons to victory over Hawks

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WOODSTOCK -- Central's been trying to find its defensive game lately and on Wednesday night the Falcons found it. The Falcons held Skyline scoreless for the entire first period en route to a 47-25 non-district girls basketball win. "It feels great," Central senior Ayanna Strother said. "To ...

Shorthanded Falcons are wrestling through obstacles this season

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STRASBURG – Members of Central High School’s wrestling team have experienced their share of obstacles through the first half of the 2017-18 season. Already battling the low participation numbers that have plagued the program in recent years, the Falcons also had to weather an early ...

Young Rams the frontrunners in the Bull Run District race

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STRASBURG – Strasburg High School’s wrestling team is as young as it’s been since head coach Mike Wood took over the program in 2013. And yet despite all of that inexperience, the Rams have shown they are the team to beat in the Bull Run District this winter. Strasburg, which listed ...

Prep scores: Jan. 11

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Thursday's results Boys basketball Falcons 66, Mustangs 62 George Mason 3 17 24 18--62 Central 13 12 21 20--66 George Mason (4-6, 1-1 Bull Run) Chatterjee 5 3-3 15, Ashton 6 2-2 16, Nesson 1 0-0 2, Smith 6 1-4 16, Goodson 1 0-0 2, Creed 5 1-1 11. Totals 24 7-10 62. Central (12-1, ...

Craig Murto: Supercross off to exciting start

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The Monster Energy Supercross season got off to an exciting start as the two-wheeled warriors battled Saturday night in Anaheim, California. More than 45,000 fans packed the arena in Anaheim, proving just how popular Supercross has become. And none of those fans were disappointed in the action ...

Stonewall freshman Franklin adjusts quickly to varsity level

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QUICKSBURG -- Typically it takes a little time for freshmen to adjust to the varsity level. But Stonewall Jackson's Kylene Franklin isn't a typical freshman. Franklin's father Jerr, is the Stonewall Jackson wrestling coach. Since fifth grade Kylene Franklin would often come to the school while ...

Prep scores: Jan. 10

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Wednesday’s results Boys basketball Stonewall Jackson 64, Rappahannock County 45 Stonewall scoring leaders: Nick Dotson 24, Brendan Hoover 23 Girls basketball Falcons 47, Hawks 25 Skyline 0 2 6 17 – 25 Central 4 10 17 16 –¬ ¬47 Skyline (6-5) Brogan 1 0-0 2, Kenney 2 0-0 6, ...