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Bolden happy to be back home at JMU

HARRISONBURG -- Looking back on things, A.J. Bolden's move from Buffalo, New York to Winchester was one of the best moves he's ever made. The 2012 Millbrook graduate and current redshirt senior at James Madison University moved to Winchester after his freshman year of high school in Buffalo. ...

Move to receiver pays off for JMU’s Miller

HARRISONBURG -- John Miller came to James Madison University as a running back, but after his freshman season he was moved to wide receiver. The move has paid off for both Miller and the Dukes. The redshirt senior said he wasn't surprised when then-head coach Everett Withers asked him to ...

JMU’s Kloosterman suspended for two games

James Madison University head football coach Mike Houston announced on Thursday that tight end Jonathan Kloosterman has been suspended for two games due to violation of team rules. Kloosterman, a 2014 Strasburg graduate, will miss the season opener on the road against East Carolina on Sept. 2, ...

Seven transfers add to JMU’s depth

HARRISONBURG -- There are many perks that come with winning a national championship and in the offseason James Madison University took advantage of one of those. The Dukes, the reigning Football Championship Subdivision national champions, added seven Football Bowl Subdivision transfers to ...

Dukes pleased with first week of football practice

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's football team is not looking back. The reigning Football Championship Subdivision national champions have completed the first week of practice, but the mindset for the team has been no different than it has been in the past. "We forgot about it," JMU ...

Dukes ranked No. 1 in STATS preseason poll

James Madison University’s football team starts the 2017 season where it finished the 2016 season — at No. 1. The Dukes are the No. 1 ranked team in the STATS Football Championship Subdivision preseason poll. The defending FCS champions received 134 out of 163 first-place votes and a total ...

Kloosterman one of four Dukes to earn preseason All-American honor

James Madison University tight end and 2014 Strasburg graduate Jonathan Kloosterman was one of four Dukes named to the STATS Football Championship Subdivision Preseason All-American team. Kloosterman was a third-team selection. JMU redshirt senior offensive lineman Aaron Stennie was named to ...

Post 21 program continues to make strides

WINCHESTER — When Winchester Post 21 manager Anthony Hargrove took over the program over three years ago he envisioned days like Friday — playing for an American Legion state championship. Now he just wants to take his program a step further. “When (assistant coach Jimmy Swiggett) and ...

JMU’s Kloosterman earns Preseason All-CAA honor

James Madison University tight end and 2014 Strasburg graduate Jonathan Kloosterman was named to the 2017 Preseason All-CAA Football Team on Tuesday at the Colonial Athletic Association Media Day in Baltimore. The senior was one of six Dukes selected to the team. JMU senior quarterback Bryan ...

Post 53, Post 21 ready for district tourney

WINCHESTER -- The American Legion District 16 baseball tournament will be held next week and there will be a lot on the line for Front Royal Post 53, while Winchester Post 21 will be playing mostly for pride. The eight-team tournament starts Wednesday at higher seeds, with the semifinals and ...

Steele pursuing career as NASCAR pit crew member

Gage Steele is moving on from football, but looking toward a possible new career in the world of sports. The Warren County High School graduate recently went to a NASCAR Pit Crew Combine in Concord, North Carolina. Steele said that he found out a few days ago that he advanced to the next ...

Steele earns NFL tryout with Saints

Gage Steele is getting an opportunity of a lifetime. The Warren County High School and James Madison University graduate is trying out with the New Orleans Saints today at the Saints' rookie minicamp in Metairie, Louisiana. Steele, who played at JMU for the last five seasons, found out on ...

On Campus Notebook: Harlow picks up big victory for Dukes

Colton Harlow (Stonewall Jackson '14) played a big part in James Madison University's baseball success this past weekend. The junior pitcher went 5.2 innings on Saturday in a 7-4 victory over Towson University. Harlow picked up the win, struck out two with one walk. On April 26, Harlow ...

Dukes pleased with football spring season

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's football team wraps up its spring season today and the Dukes are feeling pretty good about how things have went over the last few weeks. JMU, just three months removed from winning the Football Championship Subdivision national title, has been ...

Transfers Little, Marshall fitting in at JMU

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's football squad is losing some talent from this past season's Football Championship Subdivision National Championship team. However, two former Football Bowl Subdivision players will look to help fill that void. Gus Little, a transfer from the ...

Dukes receive championship rings after spring football game

HARRISONBURG -- Three months ago James Madison University won its second Football Championship Subdivision National Championship in school history. On Saturday the Dukes had one last celebration and added some bling to their accomplishment. The Dukes received their National Championship ...

Steele, Dukes enjoy JMU’s Pro Day

HARRISONBURG — Many of James Madison University's football seniors were reunited in the bitter cold for a great reason Wednesday — JMU’s Pro Day. There were 10 seniors, one former player and four players from Virginia Military Institute participating in JMU’s Pro day in front of ...

The voice of JMU women’s basketball

WOODSTOCK -- For many years Craig Orndorff has been the voice of high school sports in Shenandoah County. Now Orndorff is also the voice of James Madison University women's basketball. The Edinburg resident took over as the radio play-by-play announcer for the JMU/Sprint Broadcast Network, ...

On Campus Notebook: Dukes’ Harlow earns CAA, national honors

James Madison University’s Colton Harlow (Stonewall Jackson ’14) had a career-best day on Friday. Harlow pitched a complete game five-hitter against Coppin State in a 12-1 baseball victory. He struck out a career-high 15 batters with no walks. Harlow, who is now 1-1 on the season, has ...