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Versatile Canzone leads way for Cardinals

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FRONT ROYAL -- Dominic Canzone had a strong season in his first year of college, and now he's continuing that in the Valley Baseball League. The Front Royal Cardinal outfielder can do a little bit of everything on the field. "Offensively, he's about the closest thing to a five-tool player ...

Strasburg grad Richards joins JMU baseball squad

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Garrett Richards found the ideal place to play baseball next season -- James Madison University. The 2015 Strasburg graduate just finished up his two years at Danville Community College, and recently decided to transfer to JMU and play baseball next year for the Dukes. Richards said he was ...

Steele pursuing career as NASCAR pit crew member

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Gage Steele is moving on from football, but looking toward a possible new career in the world of sports. The Warren County High School graduate recently went to a NASCAR Pit Crew Combine in Concord, North Carolina. Steele said that he found out a few days ago that he advanced to the next ...

Craig Murto: The fireworks will be on track

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As we celebrate Independence Day this coming weekend, look for the truly spectacular fireworks to take place on the racetrack. The annual 400-mile NASCAR Cup race at Daytona takes place on Saturday night. One of the races in which cars are required to compete with a "restrictor plate" in order ...

Recreation Calendar

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The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:     Liberty 5K, Kids Run Shenandoah Valley Runners will hold the Liberty 5K and Kids Fun Run starting at 8 a.m. July 4 in Jim Barnett Park, Winchester. Entry fees are $25 for the 5K and $15 for ...

Golden verbally commits to play basketball at Pittsburgh

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Bryce Golden had plenty of options when choosing a college to play basketball, but he recently found the perfect fit. The Middletown resident, who is a rising senior at St. James School in Hagerstown, Maryland, recently verbally committed to play for the University of Pittsburgh. He will be ...

Admission will be free to races at Shenandoah Downs

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The second season of pari-mutuel harness racing at Shenandoah Downs, the harness racing track located at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds, starts on Sept. 16, and there will be one big change this year. Admission to the racing will be free. Last year there was a charge to get onto the grounds ...

2017 All-Area Baseball Team

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First Team Gavin Kandrick, Skyline Catcher The senior batted .380 with a homer, four doubles, a triple, 15 RBIs and 13 runs scored. Kandrick was a first team All-Conference 28 selection and a second team All-Region 3A East pick. Pearce Bucher, Sherando Infield The junior third baseman ...

MMA postgrad standout Mason selected by Kings in NBA Draft

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It's been quite a year for Frank Mason III and it became even better Thursday night. The former Massanutten Military Academy post-graduate basketball standout was drafted by the Sacramento Kings with the fourth pick of the second round (34th overall) in Thursday night's NBA Draft. MMA ...

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

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By Brian Mahoney, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and the future of the NBA arrived Thursday night. Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau hope to rekindle their past. Fultz and Ball led a record-setting run of one-and-dones in the NBA draft, which received a jolt ...

2017 All-Area Softball Team

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First Team Rachel Sirbaugh, Skyline Catcher The sophomore batted .387 with two home runs, four doubles, two triples, 14 RBIs and 14 runs scored. Sirbaugh was a second team All-Conference 28 selection as a designated player. Emma Benson, Skyline Infield The freshman shortstop hit .383 ...

Gerald Almy: Important micronutrients for food plots, crops

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Last week we looked at some of the reasons why micronutrients and a few other lesser-known elements are important for food plots and agricultural crops as well. Here’s a rundown on eight of the most important ones that plots might need. Boron Boron is vital for both forming and ...

Kelly hired as Warren County boys basketball coach

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When the Warren County boys basketball head coach position opened up it was an opportunity that John Kelly couldn't pass up. Kelly, who has been the Warren County girls basketball coach for the last 10 years, was hired as the boys basketball coach recently. "I've coached 20 years as a varsity ...

2017 All-Area Boys Soccer Team

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First Team J.P. Bennett, Central The senior forward led the area with 26 goals and added five assists for the Falcons. Bennett was a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 pick and second team All-Region 2A East. Sean Buono, Sherando The senior forward ranked second in the ...