Skyline rallies to beat Judges

Skyline's Louie Garcia tries to avoid Handley's Jorden Davenport, left, and Ra'Shaad Morris, right, on a pass play during the first quarter of Friday night's game in Front Royal.  Rich Cooley/Daily

October 21, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Earlier this week, Skyline head football coach Heath Gilbert had talked about how he wanted this one for his seniors.

Rams hold off Mountaineers for district win

October 21, 2016

STRASBURG – There was no shortage of potential game-defining moments Friday night when Strasburg hosted Bull Run District foe Madison County on the Rams’ homecoming night.

Prep scores: Oct. 21

October 21, 2016

Friday’s results
Buffalo Gap 38, Stonewall Jackson 0
Central 34, William Monroe 13
Fort Hill (Md.) 49, Sherando 21

Switch to defense pays off for JMU’s Reynolds

James Madison's Taylor Reynolds (14) tackles North Carolina's T.J. Logan (8) during their game on Sept. 17 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Reynolds has played a key role in JMU's success this season. AP file

October 21, 2016

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University redshirt senior Taylor Reynolds came to the school as a quarterback, but injuries to a few players, opened up a cornerback position for Reynolds. The move has worked out perfectly for him and the team.

Warriors facing big challenge against Fort Hill

Sherando quarterback Hunter Entsminger scrambles for yardage as Washington's Jace Bradbury takes chase during their game on Sept. 9. Sherando plays at Fort Hill tonight. Rich Cooley/Daily file

October 21, 2016

STEPHENS CITY — Sherando has taken on one top-notch opponent after another this season, and tonight’s 8 p.m. contest at Fort Hill in Cumberland, Maryland, will be more of the same.

Balanced Wildcats sweep past Rams

Warren County's Arianna Smoot goes up for a kill over the outstretched arms of Strasburg's Madison Foltz during a Thursday night volleyball match in Front Royal. Rich Cooley/Daily

October 20, 2016

FRONT ROYAL — With the regular season winding down Warren County picked a good time to be playing some of its best volleyball.

Prep scores: Oct. 20

October 20, 2016

Thursday’s results
Warren County 3, Strasburg 0
Sherando 3, Skyline 1
Buffalo Gap 3, Stonewall Jackson (25-7, 25-8, 25-8)

Skyline forces Sherando to four sets in 3-1 loss

October 20, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline High School’s volleyball team showed positive signs for the present and the future Thursday night, but still lost to Northwestern District foe Sherando in four sets at Andrew Keller Court.

JMU’s Schor continuing to improve at quarterback

October 20, 2016

HARRISONBURG – Coming into pre-season camp, James Madison University junior quarterback Bryan Schor was in a battle with junior transfer Connor Mitch for the starting spot. Seven games into the regular season, there’s no doubt that Schor is the leader of the JMU offense.

Prep scores: Oct. 19

October 19, 2016

Wednesday’s results
Boys cross country
Shenandoah County meet
At Central
Team scores: 1. Central 17, 2. Strasburg 53, 3. Stonewall

SU football notebook: Hornets winning turnover battle this season

October 19, 2016

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team has not finished a season with a positive turnover margin since joining the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in 2012, and the Hornets’ coaching staff did plenty of analysis in the offseason to determine ways to improve in that aspect in 2016.

VHSL football ratings: Oct. 19

October 19, 2016

VHSL football ratings
Group 1A, East Region
1. Riverheads 25.7
2. Sussex Central 24.3
3. Altavista 20.6
4. Central-Lunenburg 20.4

Wildcats get sweep, but Falcons seeing improvement

October 18, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Central High School’s volleyball team dropped its 14th straight match at home against Warren County on Tuesday night, but Falcons head coach Alyssa Bane is seeing an upward trend.

Millbrook overpowers Sherando in four sets

October 18, 2016

STEPHENS CITY – Winning one set may not mean much but when your team is struggling Sherando High School (1-5 Northwestern District, 1-6 Conference 21 West and 5-10), you take what you can get.