Tommy Keeler Jr.

Defense, balanced attack sparks Rams past Eagles

Strasburg's Carey Scott scores off a first quarter fast break while Clarke County's Allegra Eyles looks on during basketball action Monday night in Strasburg. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 1, 2016

STRASBURG — It had been quite a while since Strasburg had defeated Clarke County, but on Monday night the Rams used a solid defensive effort and balanced scoring to make it happen.

Generals hang tough in loss to Eagles

Stonewall Jackson's Kaelan Sorrells soars in the lane as East Rockingham's Jaylen McNair looks on during second quarter action Friday night in Quicksburg.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 29, 2016

QUICKSBURG — The back of Stonewall Jackson’s warm-up shirts say ‘Trust The Process.’ On Friday night, the Generals showed what they’re capable of if they keep trusting the process.

Local schools using Strasburg situation as learning tool

January 21, 2016

When news that Strasburg’s boys basketball program had been suspended indefinitely came out last week many athletic directors and coaches throughout the area talked to students about rules of misconduct, including hazing.

Falcons rally past Eagles

January 21, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Central has been a better second half team most of the season, and on Thursday night that proved to be the case in a big way.

Surge lifts Mustangs over Falcons

George Mason's D'Montae Noble fouls Central's Varsey Bright off this fast break play during second quarter action on Wednesday night in Woodstock.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 20, 2016

WOODSTOCK – George Mason boys basketball coach Chris Capannola was not pleased with his team’s performance in the first half against Central. After a halftime talk with his players they responded in the second half.

Houston excited to be new coach at JMU

January 19, 2016

HARRISONBURG – Mike Houston had no intentions of leaving The Citadel, where he was the head football coach the last two years, before he heard about the James Madison University opening. But as he took a look around the campus at JMU on Monday he knew Harrisonburg was where he needed to be.

Group joins in prayer for team, coaches, students

Strasburg residents show their support during a prayer vigil held Tuesday next to the ram statue near the high school gymnasium.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 19, 2016

STRASBURG – The town has been reeling over the past week after the Strasburg High School boys basketball team had its season suspended indefinitely. On a cold Tuesday night, a group of students and community members gathered outside the school by the ram statue to pray for the team, the students and the community.

JMU hires Houston as football coach

January 18, 2016

James Madison University hired Mike Houston as its new football head coach on Monday, Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne announced in a press release.