High energy

Skyline's TrayQuan Diamond finger rolls a shot during a drive inside the lane as Warren County's Clyde Ritchie, left, and Cameron Ford, right look on during the Conference 28 Quarterfinals held Thursday night at Skyline High School.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 11, 2016

FRONT ROYAL — Skyline came into Thursday night’s game with crosstown rival Warren County focused from the opening tip and it showed.

Prep scores: Feb. 11

February 11, 2016

Thursday’s results
Boys basketball
Hawks 64, Wildcats 50
Warren County 12 11 8 19—50
Skyline 15 17 15 17—64
Warren County (8-15)
Garnett 1 0-0 2, Ritchie 6

Prep scores: Feb 10

February 10, 2016

Wednesday’s results
Boys basketball
Harrisonburg 66, Sherando 64
Girls basketball
Warriors 56, Streaks 24
Harrisonburg 2 6 7 9 – 24
Sherando 12 17 9 18 – 56

Craig Murto: Restricting off-track activity

Craig Murto

February 10, 2016

Tony Stewart’s recent back injury and surgery brings attention to a question that comes up every now and the: Should racer’s off-track activity be restricted, and if so, how?

Falcons’ rally comes up short

Cetnral's Tamra Scott takes the ball to the basket while William Monroe's Kristin Shiffett defends during first quarter action Tuesday night in Woodstock.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 9, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Central made a furious rally in the fourth period on Tuesday, but came up just a little short.

Prep scores: 2-9

February 9, 2016

Tuesday’s scores
Girls basketball
Dragons 52, Falcons 48
William Monroe 11 18 13 10–52
Central 16 8 11 13–48
William Monroe (17-5)
Beale 2 0-0 4, Pickett 1

Recreation Leagues

February 9, 2016

The following are league results from the Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department:

Hawks fall in final seconds to Colonels

Skyline's Antwan Swain takes the ball down the lane as James Wood's Samuel Hopkins defends during second quarter action Monday night in Front Royal.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 8, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – James Wood boys basketball coach Tim Wygant said he felt a bit lucky his team walked out of Skyline’s gymnasium victorious Monday night. Hawks coach Jeff Monroe likely felt his team was a bit unlucky, as well.

Judges hold off Warriors

February 8, 2016

WINCHESTER – Despite an exemplary second-half for Sherando High School boys basketball senior A.J. Outler, the Warriors could not produce enough points in that frame and lost to Handley 66-60 Monday night at Hunter Maddex-Jimmy Omps fieldhouse.

Skyline girls fall to James Wood in finale

Skyline's Nikea Whitmore goes up for a shot over James Wood's Grace Greene during Monday night basketball in Front Royal.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 8, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – As has been the case all season for Skyline’s girls basketball team, youth and inexperience showed on the court against visiting James Wood in Monday night’s regular-season finale.

Prep scores: 2-8

February 8, 2016

Monday’s results
Boys basketball
Eagles 49, Wildcats 48
Clarke County 11 13 13 12—49
Warren County 10 14 15 9—48
Clarke County (4-17)
Dietz 1 0-0 3, Good

Gerald Almy: Live bait for winter bass action

February 8, 2016

Opening the bail of the spinning reel, I leaned forward and watched as line slowly slipped off the spool. Seconds later I set the hook on what would potentially be the largest bass of my life.

Sherando quartet wins conference titles

February 8, 2016

WINCHESTER — Sherando had four Conference 21 West individual wrestling champions, but didn’t have enough depth to win the team title on Saturday at James Wood High School.

Three Wildcats win conference wrestling titles

Nathan Johnson

February 7, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – From the moment the 106-pound championship began at the Conference 28 wrestling tournament at Warren County High School on Saturday, Wildcats sophomore Nathan Johnson never left the side of the mat.