Warriors produce complete effort in home win

January 27th, 2015

STEPHENS CITY — The last time these two teams met, Sherando girls basketball coach Mike Marsh figured he got three good quarters out of his Warriors. On Tuesday, he got all four. And, as far as the coach was concerned, that made the difference.

Falcons’ Neri makes impression

Bethany Neri

January 27th, 2015

Central’s girls swim team saw a side of senior Bethany Neri that the Falcons hadn’t really seen before during last week’s Shenandoah County championship.

Wolf motivated in senior season

Trevor Wolf

January 27th, 2015

Trevor Wolf has plenty of motivation heading into the postseason. The Central senior swimmer had some bad luck last year at the worst possible time.

Prep scores: Jan. 27

January 27th, 2015

Tuesday’s scores
Boys basketball
Warriors 60, Colonels 55
James Wood 10 17 14 14–55
Sherando 10 23 12 15–60
James Wood
Potter 0 1-2 1, Ratliff 1 2-2

Steele helping Royals’ strong season

January 26th, 2015

Eastern Mennonite University is enjoying a lot of success this season, and Blake Steele (Warren County ’14) has certainly been part of that.

Gerald Almy: Winter rabbit hunting tactics

Gerald Almy

January 26th, 2015

With deer seasons closed, many Shenandoah Valley hunters oil their guns and store them away for the year. But that’s a big mistake. There are several game animals you can still hunt, including grouse, squirrels and a species we’ll look at today, the cottontail rabbit. Rabbits remain open for hunting through February.

Free throws help Wildcats hold off Rams

January 22nd, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County struggled at three free-throw line down the stretch, but when the Wildcats really had to have them they came through.

Hawks rebound against Eagles

January 22nd, 2015

BERRYVILLE – Skyline boys basketball coach Jacob Bates was eager to see how his team responded from a loss to Handley on Tuesday that snapped the Hawks’ four-game winning streak. It wasn’t a flawless performance, but Bates got the answer he was looking for on Thursday night at Clarke County.

Beckner works to ‘get noticed’


January 22nd, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County junior Zach Beckner wasn’t too happy as he and his teammates left Pennsylvania following the Tunkhannock Kiwanis Wrestling Tournament at the end of December.

JMU roundup: Hot-shooting Northeastern trumps Dukes

January 22nd, 2015

BOSTON – Northeastern shot the lights out in the first half and James Madison was not able to recover from the slow start, dropping an 82-59 Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball decision on Thursday night at historic Matthews Arena.

Prep scores:Jan. 22

January 22nd, 2015

Boys basketball
Hawks 63, Eagles 56
Skyline 18 10 16 19 – 63
Clarke County 17 13 10 16 – 56
Skyline (9-7)
Smith 5 0-1 12, Parker

Vogel downplays missed vote on immigrant bill

Jill Holtzman Vogel

January 21st, 2015

State Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel, R-Upperville, downplayed a vote she missed Tuesday on a bill that would have scrapped in-state tuition for public college students who came to this country years ago as illegal immigrants.

Falcons sweep county swim meet

Central's Bethany Neri shows her form in the 200-yard freestyle during the Shenandoah County swim meet held Wednesday night at the Strasburg Recreation Center.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 21st, 2015

STRASBURG — After losing to Strasburg last year, Central’s girls wanted to get the Shenandoah County swim trophy back, and on Wednesday night they did.

Rams wrestlers repeat as county champions

Strasburg's Ethan Duckworth gets Stonewall Jackson's Bryant Shutz on his back during their 170-pound wrestling match Wednesday night at Strasburg. Duckworth won the match with a pin. Rich Cooley/Daily

January 21st, 2015

STRASBURG – Hunter Dean was admittedly a little surprised to hear his named called as the most outstanding wrestler of the Shenandoah County wrestling championship on Wednesday.