Community Sports

Truong twins making impact for Flames

Twins Michael, left,  and Eric Truong, right, are members of the the Front Royal Flames. The freshman pair lead the team in scoring. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 15th, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Brad Foster didn’t expect much when he first heard that twins Eric and Michael Truong wanted to play for the Front Royal Flames last year. Once the Front Royal Flames boys basketball coach saw them on the court, though, his opinion quickly changed.

Veteran players continue to thrive in league

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation basketball player  Wes Pence, 49, of Edinburg, drives around Davis Rosen, 51, of Quicksburg. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 13th, 2015

Every weekend during the winter and even part of the spring, you can find basketball games at the local high school. While it may not be the high school athletes playing, a lot of former local legends still go out and have fun to play the game they love in the Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation basketball leagues.

Annual lacrosse festival slated for Winchester

January 21st, 2015

Shenandoah Valley Youth Lacrosse will once again be holding its LAX Fest event on Feb. 8 at Body Renew Fitness and Family Sports Center (formerly the Sportsplex) in Winchester.

10-point buck

Edinburg's Jacob Dodson killed this 10-point buck on the last day of rifle season in Shenandoah County.   Courtesy photo

January 7th, 2015

Edinburg’s Jacob Dodson killed this 10-point buck on the last day of rifle season in Shenandoah County. Courtesy photo

Area sports ranked among state’s best

Central's Mary Wakeman, left, Sydney Plum, center, and Rebecca Truban, right, celebrate after defeating Loudoun Valley in the Conference 28 girls basketball finals. The Falcons advanced to the Group 3A state semifinals, their deepest postseason run in 18 years.   Rich Cooley/Daily file

January 2nd, 2015

The beginning of 2015 is here, marking the end of yet another year of local sports. The past year provided the area’s sports scene with mix of storylines: state championships were won, records were set, childhood dreams were realized and a beloved coach and mentor was laid to rest.

Area MMA fighters set for clashes

December 10th, 2014

Two title fights are on this Saturday night’s fight card for the Revolution Fight Series at Body Renew Family Sports Center in Winchester.

First deer

Natalie Loving, 14, of Edinburg, poses with her first deer during the Nov. 15 opening day of rifle season.   Courtesy photo

December 10th, 2014

Natalie Loving, 14, of Edinburg, poses with her first deer during the Nov. 15 opening day of rifle season. Courtesy photo

13-point buck

Jeremiah Warren, of Strasburg, harvested this 13-point buck on Nov. 25 in Strasburg.   Courtesy photo

December 10th, 2014

Jeremiah Warren, of Strasburg, harvested this 13-point buck on Nov. 25 in Strasburg. Courtesy photo

Charles Town approved for 2015 racing dates

December 8th, 2014

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has announced its live racing schedule for 2015 following approval from the West Virginia Racing Commission.

SCPRD Adult Basketball Results (Nov. 23)

November 28th, 2014

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation
Adult Basketball League
Through Nov. 23
Standings
Division I
Not Guilty, 3-0; Woodstock Chiropractic, 2-1;

Hunting season

Strasburg's Mary Mason, 12, shot this 8-point buck with a muzzleloader.   Submitted photo

November 20th, 2014

Strasburg’s Mary Mason, 12, shot this 8-point buck with a muzzleloader. Submitted photo

Local boxer loses in TV debut

October 31st, 2014

Local professional junior welterweight boxer Andrew Farmer (18-3, 7 KO) went down in the fourth round of his televised match with Danny O’Connor in Plymouth, Massachusetts, on Thursday night.

Made for TV

October 27th, 2014

FORT VALLEY — A local professional boxer is gearing up for the biggest fight of his career later this week.