Sports

JMU has good dilemma with Mitch, Schor

James Madison University's Connor Mitch throws a pass during practice this summer. The transfer from the University of South Carolina is battling with Bryan Schor for the starting quarterback spot. Courtesy photo/JMU Athletics Communications

August 24, 2016

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University’s football team has a good problem to have. The Dukes have two quarterbacks, both of whom are capable of leading the team this season.

Hornets to unveil revamped offensive line this fall

Shenandoah sophomore center Caleb Hutson is the lone returning starter along a Hornets offensive line that will need to rebuild in 2016.   Photo courtesy of Shenandoah University

August 24, 2016

WINCHESTER – As Shenandoah University’s football team prepares to kick off its 2016 season with a road game at Gallaudet on Sept. 3, center Caleb Hutson said he’s felt a bit awkward.

Strasburg Express ranked No. 8 in nation

Strasburg manager Butch Barnes talks with the umpire on a foul ball call during playoff ation against Purcellville on July 29 at First Bank Park.   Rich Cooley/Daily file

August 24, 2016

STRASBURG – The Valley Baseball League season has been over for several weeks, but the honors keep roiling in for the league champion Strasburg Express.

Rams edge Generals in five games in opener

Strasburg's Cassie Cooper goes up to block a shot that rolled over the net as Stonewall's Emily Ball, left, and Israel Blank right, look on during a volleyball match Tuesday night in Strasburg. Rich Cooley/Daily

August 23, 2016

STRASBURG – Strasburg’s volleyball team found itself locked in a back-and-forth affair with Stonewall Jackson in the season opener for both squads Tuesday night, and Rams senior Cassie Cooper said Strasburg’s success hinged on one important factor: enthusiasm.

Prep scores: Aug. 23

August 23, 2016

Tuesday’s results
Golf
Central 170, Warren County 191
At Bryce Resort, Basye
Low medalist: Sam Shifflett, Central, 38.
Central: Sam

JMU football notebook: Houston pleased with Dukes’ progress

JMU's Bryan Schor  makes a pass against William & Mary last season. Schor and the Dukes open the season on Sept. 3 against Morehead State. Courtesy photo/JMU Athletics Communications

August 23, 2016

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University has only 10 days left before its first game of the season, and first-year coach Mike Houston said the coaching staff will begin to scale back on how hard they are working the players to get them ready for next week.

Recreation Leagues

August 23, 2016

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department
Men’s softball
Aug. 15-22 Results
Full Draw 9, Pee Wee’s Grading 7; Pee

Prep scores: Aug. 22

August 22, 2016

Monday’s results
Golf
Sherando 173, James Wood 181
Volleyball
Skyline 3, Eastern View 0

Gerald Almy: The 25 best National Parks for fly fishing

Gerald Almy

August 22, 2016

It’s no secret that our country has a wealth of natural treasures in its national parks. For the outdoorsman or woman who likes to fish, hike or camp, there’s a wide range of national parks to choose from within reasonable driving distance. Our own local Shenandoah National Park is a prime example.

JMU’s Kloosterman ready to take on starting role

James Madison University  junior tight end Jonathan Kloosterman runs after making a catch against Colgate last season. The Strasburg graduate is excited for the opportunity to be the starting tight end this season for the Dukes. Courtesy photo/JMU Athletics Communications

August 19, 2016

HARRISONBURG – Jonathan Kloosterman has played a role in James Madison University’s football team during his first two years at the school, but this season his role will be getting bigger.