Prep scores: Nov. 30

November 30, 2015

Monday’s results
Varsity boys basketball
Panthers 54, Rams 51
Page County 22 4 11 17 – 54
Strasburg 10 9 5 27 – 51
Page County (1-0)

Rams drop opener to Page

November 30, 2015

STRASBURG – Strasburg’s rally in the final minutes of Monday’s boys basketball season opener against visiting Page County fell just short.

Warren coach enjoys first win

November 30, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County’s boys’ basketball team gave new coach Tony Clark his first win as the Wildcats’ head man Monday in a 60-52 victory over visiting Conference 28 foe Brentsville before a good crowd.

All-Region 3A East Football team

November 30, 2015

All-Region 3A East Football team
Offensive Player of the Year: Cameren Hill, Hopewell
Co-Defensive Players of the Year: Ronnie Monroe,

Dukes excited to face Colgate

November 30, 2015

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University head football coach Everett Withers wants his team to look at the season as two different seasons.

Gerald Almy: Florida bear hunt a smashing success

Gerald Almy

November 30, 2015

Virginia sportsmen are blessed to have a thriving bear population and a rich tradition of bear hunting. Hunters pursue them starting in October with long bow and crossbow seasons. They also have a new muzzleloader season that just opened recently. And rifle hunting lasts for many weeks. In spite of these long seasons, the bear population continues to thrive and expand.

Rams’ Cooper eager to keep building on successful sophomore year

Cassie Cooper  Rich Cooley/Daily

November 29, 2015

STRASBURG – In the room overlooking the swimming pool at the Signal Knob Recreation Center following practice Wednesday afternoon, Strasburg High School swim coach Ina Rae Crisman recalled the series of circumstances last season that led to Rams swimmer Cassie Cooper making a midseason shift to the 100 butterfly, an event Cooper had never competed in at the high school level. When Crisman got to the part where she informed Cooper that she would be making the switch, Cooper interjected.

Sherando’s Linaburg motivated for senior season

Jeremy Linaburg

November 27, 2015

STEPHENS CITY – Jeremy Linaburg seemed to be in control as he was entering the last 25 meters of the 100-meter breaststroke in regionals last year. Then one bad turn turned his hopes of qualifying for states upside down.

All-Conference 21 West Football team

November 24, 2015

All-Conference 21 West Football team
Offensive Player of the Year: Mike Kovich, Woodgrove
Defensive Player of the Year: Dylan Rivers,

JMU seniors proud of accomplishments

November 24, 2015

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University has only 10 seniors on this year’s squad, but most of them have had a very eventful four or five years.

Gerald Almy: Here are 12 funnel sweet spots

Gerald Almy

November 23, 2015

Rifle shots from deer hunters have been fewer than normal in the areas I hunt this year. Hopefully this cool weather will increase movement and make for better hunting as the modern firearms season winds to a close in most counties west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Here’s a look at one type of habitat that might produce a buck or doe during these final few days of rifle hunting or in later bow and muzzleloader seasons.

JMU notebook: Dukes thankful to have bye week

November 23, 2015

HARRISONBURG –James Madison University senior Dominick Richards had one big wish after Saturday’s victory over Villanova — to be able to go home for Thanksgiving.

Plenty at stake for Dukes, Wildcats

November 21, 2015

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University still has plenty to play for when it hosts Villanova University at noon today for senior day.