Strasburg High School

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.

Prep scores: 8-27

August 27, 2015

Thursday’s scores
Volleyball
• Clarke County 3, Skyline 2 (19-25, 25-20, 20-25, 25-18, 15-10)
• Strasburg 3, Page County 2

Prep scores: 8-25

August 25, 2015

Tuesday’s results
Volleyball
• Strasburg 3, Stonewall Jackson 0 (25-19, 25-14, 25-14)
• James Wood 3, Central 0 (25-13, 25-12,

Rams still searching for starting quarterback

Strasburg High School's offense runs a play during a drill at a recent practice.  Rich Cooley/Daily

August 21, 2015

STRASBURG – Strasburg High School opens its 2015 football season at Stonewall Jackson High School next Friday but the Rams still don’t know who their quarterback will be.

Loy takes second in Licklider tourney

August 5, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Last week, Brett Loy’s dad, James, asked his son to join his sister at a nearby theme park — just for a day — to get his mind off of golf.

Prep scores: Aug. 5

August 5, 2015

Golf
• 15th annual Curly Licklider Golf Tournament
at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club, Front Royal
Team scores: 1. Loudoun Valley

Stepping Up

Strasburg's  Ryan Smoot penetrates the lane for an easy layup during a home game this past season in Strasburg. Smoot, a three-sport star for the Rams, is the Northern Virginia Daily's 2014-15 Male Athlete of the Year. Rich Cooley/Daily file

June 30, 2015

STRASBURG – Strasburg’s football, basketball and baseball teams all had one thing in common this season – they were young. They also had strong senior leadership, and Ryan Smoot had a lot to do with that.

Taking The Lead

Strasburg pitcher Mark Smoot, The Northern Virginia Daily's 2015 Baseball Player of the Year, finished his senior season with an 11-1 record, a 1.27 ERA and 66 strikeouts. He was the VHSCA and VHSL Group 2A State Player of the Year.   Rich Cooley/Daily

June 26, 2015

STRASBURG – It was a role that Mark Smoot wanted in his final baseball season at Strasburg High School. He wanted to be the man, the ace of the Rams’ pitching staff.

Smoot, Rams continue building on winning culture

June 26, 2015

STRASBURG – Year in and year out, Strasburg High School’s baseball team has been a consistent presence in the postseason. But perhaps even longtime head coach Jeff Smoot was a little surprised just how successful the Rams were in 2015.

2015 All-Area Baseball Team

June 26, 2015

First Team
Ryan Smoot, Strasburg
Catcher
The senior batted .439 with 23 RBIs and 34 runs scored. Smoot was named

2015 All-Area Softball Team

June 25, 2015

First Team
Katie Manson, Sherando
Catcher
The senior batted .342 with three home runs and an area-leading 35 RBIs. Manson

Staying Focused

Strasburg's Rachel Tischler was all-state in both the 1,600 and the 3,200 this year. She placed third in the 1,600 and second in the 3,200 at the Group 2A state meet.   Rich Cooley/Daily

June 24, 2015

STRASBURG — Rachel Tischler took the momentum she had in cross country and ran with it — literally.

2015 All-Area Girls Track Team

June 24, 2015

First team
Brooklyn Amrich, Strasburg, Sprints
The junior placed fifth in the 400-meter run at the Group 2A state meet