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New Market Notebook: Rebels struggling to find consistency

Things haven’t gone quite the way New Market head coach Zac Cole thought they would early in the Valley Baseball League season. The Rebels have struggled and are off to a 6-7 start. They are in third place in the VBL’s North Division and four games behind first-place Front ...

Former MMA postgrad players returning for alumni game

WOODSTOCK - Chad Myers is finally seeing one of his dreams come to fruition. The Massanutten Military Academy postgrad basketball coach will get to have most of his former players back in town at the same time this weekend for an MMA postgrad basketball alumni game. The game will be held ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

On Campus Notebook: Lane continues to make strides at George Mason University

Davina Lane (Sherando '17) continues to put together an impressive freshman track and field season at George Mason University. Lane finished eighth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Duke Invitational on April 21 at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She finished the finals in a time of ...

Yellow Jackets sweep Hornets in key ODAC baseball doubleheader

WINCHESTER - Two powerhouse Division III baseball teams played a doubleheader on Saturday at Bridgeforth Field in Winchester. At the end of the day, Randolph-Macon College showed why it’s one of the top teams in the country. The Yellow Jackets used two strong pitching performances to sweep ...

Central’s Bright commits to Glenville State College

WOODSTOCK - Varsey Bright is going to play football at the next level. The Central senior recently committed to play football next season at Division II Glenville State College. “ I went to go visit the school. I just liked it,” Bright said in an interview after track and field practice ...

On Campus Notebook: Ansbro making impact at George Mason University

Bekah Ansbro (Central '16) is putting together another solid season for George Mason University. The sophomore pitcher has started a team-best 10 games and appeared in 13 games. She has thrown four complete games and has a 2-6 record with a 3.73 ERA. Ansbro has pitched 56.1 innings and also ...

Christendom’s Briggs named Student-Athlete of the Year

Helena Briggs was recently named the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association National Student-Athlete of the Year. The Christendom College two-sport star is studying abroad in Rome, Italy, for the semester and stated in an e-mail that she was shocked when she found out she had won the award. "To ...

Local trio making big impact for JMU baseball

HARRISONBURG – Colton Harlow, Conor Hartigan and Garrett Richards bring a local flavor to James Madison University’s baseball team and the trio are playing a big role in the Dukes’ success this season. Harlow, a 2014 Stonewall Jackson graduate, is JMU’s No. 1 pitcher. Hartigan, a ...

On Campus Notebook: Entsminger earns Player of the Week honor at Shepherd

Reid Entsminger (Sherando ’14) had a strong week for Shepherd University’s baseball team last week and he was honored for it. On Monday, the junior was named the Mountain East Conference Player of the Week. Entsminger hit .714 (5-for-7) in two games last week. The outfielder went 4-for-4 ...

On Campus Notebook: Beckner has strong showing for Ferrum

Zach Beckner (Warren County '16) is putting together another solid wrestling season for Ferrum College. The sophomore finished second in the 125-pound weight class on Feb. 10 in the Southeast Wrestling Conference Tournament held in Greensboro, North Carolina. Beckner went 2-1 in the meet with ...

Shenandoah women pick up first win in new gym

WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University's women's basketball team christened the opening of the James R. Wilkins Jr. Athletics & Events Center on Wednesday night with the first-ever Shenandoah win. Shenandoah used a key run late in the third quarter to pull out a 67-62 Old Dominion ...

On Campus Notebook: Lane off to fast start at George Mason University

Davina Lane (Sherando '17) has started her collegiate track and field career at George Mason University off on the right foot. Lane has had strong showings in her first two indoor track meets this season. The freshman placed sixth in the women's 60-meter hurdles on Jan 12-13 in the 2018 Navy ...

On Campus Notebook: Golden having strong season for Spiders

Grant Golden is having a big impact on the University of Richmond men's basketball team this season. The former Sherando standout leads the Spiders in scoring, averaging 14.9 points per game. The 6-foot-4 redshirt freshman center is also averaging 6.4 rebounds per game, and is third on the ...

Dukes, Bison ready for FCS showdown

HARRISONBURG -- Two powerhouse programs collide today when James Madison University and North Dakota State University play for the Football Championship Subdivision title in Frisco, Texas. The two teams will face off at noon today, in a game that can be seen on ESPN2. JMU head football coach ...

Bison bounce back strong after last year’s loss to JMU

HARRISONBURG -- North Dakota State University head football coach Chris Klieman wasn't going to let one loss change his team. After the Bison suffered a 27-17 loss to James Madison University in last year's Football Championship Subdivision semifinals, Klieman said that they simply went back ...