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Stuarts Draft blanks Stonewall

Stonewall's Logen Patton runs out of room as Stuarts Draft's John Gumann prepares to tackle him during first quarter action Friday night in Quicksburg.    Rich Cooley/Daily

September 30, 2016

QUICKSBURG – Last season, Stuarts Draft scored the first four times it had the ball enroute to an easy 47-0 victory over Stonewall Jackson’s football team.

Miller, Rams top Mustangs

September 30, 2016

FALLS CHURCH – Strasburg started off a little slow Friday night, but a big stop by the defense helped generate some momentum and the Rams didn’t give it up.

Missed chances doom Hornets in loss

September 30, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team made things interesting in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference opener against visiting Randolph-Macon College. But it was the Hornets’ missed opportunities in the first half that loomed large as the final seconds ticked off the clock at Shentel Stadium.

Generals excited for regional golf tournament

Stonewall Jackson's Nick Dotson watches his tee shot on hole 17 during the Shenandoah County golf meet on Aug. 25 at Bryce Resort. Dotson shot an 82 on Monday to lead Stonewall to second place in the Conference 44 tournament.  Brad Fauber/Daily file

September 29, 2016

NEW MARKET — Stonewall Jackson’s golf team will be very familiar with London Downs Golf Course in Altavista when they play there in Monday’s Group 1A, East Region tournament.

Shenandoah Downs Entries

September 29, 2016

Entries for Saturday, Oct. 1. Post time: 1 p.m.
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Hornets ‘paring down’ offense to help solve O-line woes

September 29, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University football coach Scott Yoder said last week that the Hornets were going to simplify things during the bye week to try to mitigate some of the recent struggles of the offensive line. On Wednesday he said that has included “paring down” some of the responsibilities of the guys up front.

Prep scores: Sept. 28

September 28, 2016

Wednesday’s results
Boys cross country
Stonewall Jackson, Stuarts Draft at Luray
Team scores: Luray 17, Stonewall Jackson 36; Stonewall Jackson

VHSL football ratings: Sept. 28

September 28, 2016

VHSL football ratings
Group 1A, East Region
1. Riverheads 21.5
2. Sussex Central 20.5
3. Northumberland 20.0
4. Altavista 19.5

Craig Murto: Flat track season ends in tragedy

Craig Murto

September 28, 2016

The dust hardly settled on the Santa Rosa (Calif.) mile and Bryan Smith’s celebration of his 2016 Flat Track Grand National season motorcycle racing championship before news spread of the day’s tragedies.

Wildcats overcome slow start

Warren County's Arianna Smoot exchanges hands with her teammates after a kill Tuesday night in Strasburg. The Wildcats won the match 3-1.  Rich Cooley/Daily

September 27, 2016

STRASBURG – Strasburg raced out to an 11-point lead in the opening game against Warren County in Tuesday night’s Bull Run District matchup, but things quickly turned into a lopsided affair in favor of the visiting Wildcats.

SVCA falls in five-set thriller

September 27, 2016

STEPHENS CITY – Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy volleyball standout Hannah Berger hammered home 14 kills Tuesday in the second game of her team’s dramatic 3-2 loss to visiting Cumberland Valley Christian School of Pennsylvania. So the opposing team got smart.