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Stories By Tommy Keeler Jr.

2018 Boys Soccer All-Area team

2018 Boys Soccer All-Area team Juan Arrecona-Jacuinde, Stonewall Jackson The senior was a first team All-Region 1B and a second team All-Class 1 State selection this season. Arrecona-Jacuinde had six goals and 11 assists for the Generals this year. Angel Arteaga Loorenzo, Stonewall ...

Balanced Cardinals enjoying best record in VBL

FRONT ROYAL – Front Royal has been sitting firmly in first place in the Valley Baseball League’s North Division all season and the Cardinals have done it by being solid with both offense and pitching. The Cardinals have the best record in the entire league at 10-3, and head coach Zeke ...

2018 Girls Tennis Coach of the Year: Smith leads Falcons to big turnaround

WOODSTOCK - Central girls tennis coach Matt Smith knew his team would be improved this season, but even he was surprised at how successful his team would be. The Falcons were one win away from a state berth, just one season removed from notching only three victories. “It was just a fabulous ...

2018 Girls Tennis All-Area team

2018 Girls Tennis All-Area team Michelle Kim, Central The freshman won the Region 2B individual singles title. She advanced to the Class 2 state semifinals, losing to the eventual state champion. Kim led the Falcons to a 12-win season. Sarah Miller, Stonewall Jackson The senior played at ...

2018 Boys Tennis All-Area team

2018 Boys Tennis All-Area team Aidan deVenoge, Warren County The junior led the Wildcats to the Region 3B semifinals. He played at No. 1 singles in his first year playing tennis. He also played in the Region 3B individual singles tournament. Parker Gregg, Sherando The junior played at the ...

Offense big strength for Express this season

STRASBURG - The bats are starting to come to life for the Strasburg Express and head coach Anthony Goncalves hopes more and more wins will soon follow. The Express started the season off slowly with five losses, but have won two of their last three Valley Baseball League contests led by a ...

River Bandits off to slow start in Valley Baseball League

WOODSTOCK - The Woodstock River Bandits are off to a rocky start in the Valley Baseball League this season. The River Bandits have lost seven straight games, and head coach Greg Keaton said there is still time to turn things around, but they need to do it soon. “There’s not much to be ...

Cole excited for third season with Rebels

NEW MARKET – Zac Cole has become the veteran Valley Baseball League coach in the area. The New Market skipper is entering his third season at the helm of the Rebels, and he said he enjoys the league, the management team and the community. “The town of New Market treats me really well,” ...

Sherando’s Martin steps down as wrestling coach

STEPHENS CITY - After 25 years at the helm, Pepper Martin announced Friday he is stepping down as Sherando's head wrestling coach. Martin said that he will still be teaching physical education at Sherando, where he is the department chair. He said he will also still be the head baseball coach ...

Central has good experience playing against Australian team

WOODSTOCK - For the second straight year, Australian basketball coach Greg Jones brought one of his teams from Australia to play and workout in Woodstock. On Thursday, Central’s boys basketball team played against the Australian team, in Massanutten Military Academy’s gym, with a chance ...

Sherando’s Robertson, Venturato looking forward to state doubles tourney

STEPHENS CITY - Sherando's Kathryn Robertson and Alexa Venturato didn't play their best tennis in the first match of the season, but they've been on quite a roll ever since. The Sherando doubles pair has won 20 straight matches, since losing their opening match of the season. They are now ...

Central’s Kim falls short in individual singles state semifinals

Michelle Kim's stellar season came to an end on Thursday. The Central freshman lost 6-1, 6-0 to Maggie Walker's Anna Soffin in the Class 2 girls tennis individual singles state semifinals at Virginia Tech. "For the match, I was really nervous," Kim said in a phone interview Thursday ...

Central freshman Kim excited for state singles tennis tournament

WOODSTOCK - Michelle Kim is having an impressive freshman season, and today she’s looking to end it with a state title. The Central freshman is playing in the Class 2 girls tennis state tournament at Virginia Tech. The semifinals are at 9 p.m., with the finals scheduled for noon. “I’m ...

Stonewall grad Harlow taken in MLB Draft by Rockies in 30th round

Colton Harlow's life-long dream came true on Wednesday, and he was able to share the moment with his family. Harlow was drafted in the 30th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday. The 2014 Stonewall Jackson graduate and 2018 JMU graduate said that he ...

Generals fall to Rappahannock on penalty kicks in state quarterfinals

QUICKSBURG - Stonewall Jackson’s Class 1 state quarterfinal with Rappahannock came down to penalty kicks. Rappahannock beat  the Generals, 2-1, (3-2 on penalty kicks) to advance to the  state semifinals. “We did not play our style of soccer,” Stonewall Jackson coach Matt Burgwald ...