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Golden verbally commits to play basketball at Pittsburgh

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Bryce Golden had plenty of options when choosing a college to play basketball, but he recently found the perfect fit. The Middletown resident, who is a rising senior at St. James School in Hagerstown, Maryland, recently verbally committed to play for the University of Pittsburgh. He will be ...

Admission will be free to races at Shenandoah Downs

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The second season of pari-mutuel harness racing at Shenandoah Downs, the harness racing track located at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds, starts on Sept. 16, and there will be one big change this year. Admission to the racing will be free. Last year there was a charge to get onto the grounds ...

2017 All-Area Baseball Team

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First Team Gavin Kandrick, Skyline Catcher The senior batted .380 with a homer, four doubles, a triple, 15 RBIs and 13 runs scored. Kandrick was a first team All-Conference 28 selection and a second team All-Region 3A East pick. Pearce Bucher, Sherando Infield The junior third baseman ...

MMA postgrad standout Mason selected by Kings in NBA Draft

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It's been quite a year for Frank Mason III and it became even better Thursday night. The former Massanutten Military Academy post-graduate basketball standout was drafted by the Sacramento Kings with the fourth pick of the second round (34th overall) in Thursday night's NBA Draft. MMA ...

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

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By Brian Mahoney, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night. Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. Fultz and Ball led a record-setting run of one-and-dones in the NBA draft, which received a jolt ...

2017 All-Area Softball Team

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First Team Rachel Sirbaugh, Skyline Catcher The sophomore batted .387 with two home runs, four doubles, two triples, 14 RBIs and 14 runs scored. Sirbaugh was a second team All-Conference 28 selection as a designated player. Emma Benson, Skyline Infield The freshman shortstop hit .383 ...

Kelly hired as Warren County boys basketball coach

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When the Warren County boys basketball head coach position opened up it was an opportunity that John Kelly couldn't pass up. Kelly, who has been the Warren County girls basketball coach for the last 10 years, was hired as the boys basketball coach recently. "I've coached 20 years as a varsity ...

2017 All-Area Boys Soccer Team

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First Team J.P. Bennett, Central The senior forward led the area with 26 goals and added five assists for the Falcons. Bennett was a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 pick and second team All-Region 2A East. Sean Buono, Sherando The senior forward ranked second in the ...

Craig Murto: Cup drivers stealing the show

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Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Michigan International Speedway put an exclamation point on what's wrong with NASCAR's feeder series; the Cup drivers stealing the show. It appeared that William Byron was headed to his first Xfinity Series victory. The 19-year-old rookie, a Hendrick ...

2017 All-Area Girls Soccer Team

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First Team Haley Bischoff, Strasburg The senior goalkeeper led the area with 264 saves and posted two shutouts. Bischoff was a second team All-Region 2A East selection and a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 pick. Lauren Cook, Central The junior forward led the ...

VHSCA 2017 Group 1A All-State Baseball Team

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Player of the Year: Austin Smallwood, Eastside Coach of the Year: Eric Altizer, Auburn First Team Pos. Name School Year P Austin Smallwood Eastside Sr. P Hunter Williams Windsor Sr. C Kyle Altizer Auburn Sr. 1B Cole Harness Eastside Jr. 2B Davis Powell Windsor Jr. SS Jacob ...

VHSCA 2017 Group 2A All-State Baseball Team

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Player of the Year: Hunter Brown, John Battle Coach of the Year: Jacob Waller, Dan River First Team Pos. Name School Year P Carson Bell Washington & Lee Jr. P Desmond Austin Virginia High Sr. C Jacob Day Page County Sr. 1B Bryce Carter Stuarts Draft Sr. 2B Bryce Bowman John ...