Strasburg High School

One win away

Strasburg's Ryan Smoot makes a move to the basket during a Jan. 30 home game against George Mason. The Rams face Prince Edward County tonight in the Group 2A East semifinals with a trip to next week's state tournament on the line. Game time is 7 p.m. at Orange County High School in Orange..  Rich Cooley/Daily

March 4th, 2015

RASBURG — With Strasburg’s players awake on their bus ride home Tuesday night, Rams boys basketball coach Matt Hiserman took the time to give his players a little something to talk about.

Rams win on buzzer-beater

March 3rd, 2015

WILLIAMSBURG – Strasburg junior Trevin Howard has grown to appreciate his role as the electric sixth man as the boys basketball season has progressed. In the Rams’ road game against Bruton in the Region 2A East tournament quarterfinals on Tuesday night, he was the hero.

Strasburg thrives on 3-point shooting

March 3rd, 2015

WILLIAMSBURG — One of Strasburg’s biggest strengths all season has been 3-point shooting, and on Tuesday night it helped the Rams move within a game of the state tournament.

Prep scores: March 3

March 3rd, 2015

Boys basketball
Region 2A East quarterfinal
Strasburg 11 10 8 17 – 46
Bruton 15 7 13 9 – 44
Strasburg (22-6)
St. Clair 2 0-0 6, Hendricks

Rams to take on Panthers after weeklong layoff

Strasburg's Ryan Smoot looks to pass while Wilson Memorial's Mack Cullen defends during the first round of Region 2A basketball on Feb. 24 at Strasburg High School.  The Rams travel to Bruton for Tuesday's regional quarterfinal. Rich Cooley/Daily file

March 2nd, 2015

STRASBURG – Strasburg’s weeklong layoff between its Region 2A East boys basketball tournament first-round and quarterfinal games brought with it a list of pros and cons.


Strasburg's Tyler Brill chats with coach Matt Hiserman during the Region 2A East basketball game Tuesday night at Strasburg. Brill leads the area shooting over 40 percent from 3-point range.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 27th, 2015

STRASBURG — Strasburg has a real weapon at its disposal this postseason — junior forward Tyler Brill.

Down to size

Strasburg's Tyler Brill goes up against Wilson Memorial's Keaton Boyson during the first round of Region 2A East basketball Tuesday night at Strasburg High School.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 24th, 2015

STRASBURG – Strasburg’s boys basketball team was concerned with Wilson Memorial’s height ahead of their matchup in the first round of the Region 2A East tournament on Tuesday night. But the Rams had a game plan, and they stuck to it.

Prep scores: Feb. 24

February 24th, 2015

Tuesday’s scores
Boys basketball
Region 2A East first round
Rams 54, Green Hornets 47
Wilson Memorial 13 6 7 21 – 47
Strasburg 10 16 8 20 –

Rams expecting tall order against Wilson Memorial

Strasburg's Mekhi Hendricks shoots over Clarke County's Hunter Rogers during a boys basketball game on Feb. 6 in Strasburg. The Rams host Wilson Memorial in the first round of the Region 2A East tournament Tuesday night.   Rich Cooley/Daily file

February 23rd, 2015

STRASBURG – Strasburg’s boys basketball players hadn’t seen much of Wilson Memorial outside of a few pieces of game film prior to Monday’s practice. But in that brief exposure to the Green Hornets – Strasburg’s first-round opponent in the Region 2A East tournament that begins on Tuesday – something caught the Rams’ attention.

Prep scores: Feb. 21

February 21st, 2015

Friday’s results
Group 2A state tournament
At Salem Civic Center
Team scores: 1. Clarke County 121, 2. Grundy 118.5,

Shut ‘em down

Strasburg's Noah St. Clair drives against Clarke County on Feb. 6.  St. Clair has given the Rams a huge lift with his defensive play this season. Rich Cooley/Daily file

February 20th, 2015

STRASBURG — For Noah St. Clair it’s all about the belly button.

Third-period surge lifts Rams to win

February 19th, 2015

STRASBURG — Strasburg was struggling on both sides of the ball early in the third period as the Rams fell behind Stonewall Jackson on Thursday night.

Strasburg girls fall short

Strasburg's Rachel Harriman drives the lane with a hook shot over Luray's Maggie Chu during fourth quarter girls Conference 35 tournament quarterfinals action Thursday night in Strasburg. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 19th, 2015

STRASBURG — Rebounding has hurt Strasburg all season, and on Thursday night it proved costly again.

Area swimmers well represented at states

Strasburg's Cassie Cooper competes in the 200-yard freestyle during the Shenandoah County swim meet held Wednesday night at the Strasburg Recreation Center.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 19th, 2015

The Virginia High School League state swimming championships will be held in Christiansburg over the next few days, and the area will be well represented.

Rams pursue state wrestling team title

February 19th, 2015

Strasburg’s goal as a team all season long has been to win the school’s first state wrestling championship in 15 years. The Rams now face an uphill climb to get there.

All-Bull Run District girls basketball

February 17th, 2015

All-Bull Run District girls basketball
Player of the Year: Sydney Chrane, Clarke County
First team
Player School
Sydney Chrane Clarke Co.