Tommy Keeler Jr.

Receivers still a strength for Dukes this season

From left to right, JMU's Deane Cheatham, Vad Lee, Gage Steele and Alex Mosley pose after Saturday's practice. They  were selected captains for the upcoming season. Courtesy photo/JMU Athletics Communications.

August 31, 2015

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University may have lost some wide receivers last season to graduation, but the Dukes’ passing game should still be very strong this season.

Senior Strength

Strasburg's Justin Carr looks for running room while Stonewall's Brendan Hoover, center, and Michael Knauff, right, try to contain him during first quarter action Friday night in Quicksburg. Rich Cooley/Daily

August 28, 2015

QUICKSBURG — Justin Carr missed the last half of last year with a broken collarbone, but on Friday night he made sure his return to the football field was a memorable one.

2015 Football: Brewer more comfortable in role this season

Virginia Tech quarterback Michael Brewer looks down the field during a game last season. The Hokies host Ohio State on Sept. 7. Courtesy photo/Virginia Tech Athletics Communications

August 28, 2015

BLACKSBURG — Michael Brewer is comfortable with the Virginia Tech offense and the Hokies senior quarterback, who transferred from Texas Tech University last year, said this preseason feels much different than last season’s did.

2015 Football: Dukes look to build on last year’s success

JMU quarterback Vad Lee looks to make a throw during a game last season. Lee threw for a school-record 3,462 yards last year. Courtesy photo/JMU Athletics Communications

August 28, 2015

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University’s football team had some success last year. The Dukes won seven straight games to end the regular season and hosted a Football Championship Subdivision playoff game for the first time in six years.

Rams, Generals ready for season opener

Adam Miller

August 28, 2015

Strasburg junior Adam Miller has never played quarterback, but tonight he will make his first-ever start at the position as the Rams travel to take on Stonewall Jackson in the season opener for both teams.

General Confidence

Hayley Gibson, center, leads a group of Stonewall Jackson High School Cross Country girls during a recent training run at the New Market Battlefield Park.  Rich Cooley/Daily

August 27, 2015

NEW MARKET – Two points. That’s all that separated Stonewall Jackson High School’s girls cross country team from a state berth last season.

Hawks fall short to Eagles

August 27, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Skyline has started its season off strong, and was in position to pull out another win on Thursday night.