Sports

Falcons boys fall to Eagles

Central's Elmer Lopez dribbles past Clarke County's Keaton Leta during the first half of  Tuesday night's game in Woodstock. 
 Rich Cooley/Daily

May 3, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Central had to deal with some injuries and a depleted squad on Tuesday night, but the Falcons still put up a fight against Clarke County.

Eagles roll past Falcons

May 3, 2016

BERRYVILLE – The abundance of youth on Central’s girls soccer team has resulted in some inconsistencies on the field this spring. Head coach Kim Dellinger said the Falcons saw the downside of that youth in Tuesday’s road match at Clarke County.

Prep scores: May 3

May 3, 2016

Tuesday’s results
Boys soccer
Clarke County 2, Central 1
Girls soccer
Clarke County 4, Central 0
SVCA 1, Handley 1

Prep scores: May 2

May 2, 2016

Monday’s results
Baseball

Legacy Christian 6, MMA 3
Girls soccer
SVCA 6, Cumberland Valley 0
Boys tennis
Falcons 6,

Rain suspends county track meet

Central's Wyatt Robinson runs the last leg of the 4x800 relay race during the county track meet Monday at Strasburg High School. Central's boys team won the event and set a county record in the event. 
 Rich Cooley/Daily

May 2, 2016

STRASBURG – The Shenandoah County track meet was suspended on Monday due to heavy rain storms that came through the area, but there were plenty of events that did get completed.

Hawks dominate Culpeper

May 2, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Three factors helped Skyline girls’ tennis No. 1 Kaylee Venable win big on Monday afternoon.

Hornets’ Payne receives camp invites

Jake Payne

May 2, 2016

Jake Payne wasn’t going to get his hopes up during last week’s NFL draft. Even after representatives from the Philadelphia Eagles and Los Angeles Rams informed the Shenandoah University defensive end that his name was listed on their draft boards, Payne knew that hearing his named called as a draft selection was a long shot.

Gerald Almy: The best flies for spring trout

Gerald Almy

May 2, 2016

If you’re a devoted trout fly fisherman, you’ll probably carry a vest chock full of flies when you hit the streams this spring. But sometimes that just complicates things and makes choosing the best fly for a given situation confusing.

Ripken talks youth baseball, MLB career at festival

Cal Ripken Jr.

May 1, 2016

WINCHESTER – Imagine a pressure situation on the baseball diamond. There are runners at the corners with one out in the late innings of a tight game, the batter at the plate stares down a 2-2 count trying to find a way to drive in the tying or go-ahead run.

Hokies’ Dresser discusses raising the bar at Sports Breakfast

Kevin Dresser

May 1, 2016

WINCHESTER – When Virginia Tech wrestling coach Kevin Dresser attended the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival as a featured speaker at the annual Sports Breakfast for the first time in 2011, the Hokies’ program was beginning its turnaround but was still barely a blip on the national radar. How things have changed over the last five years.

Day of fishing planned for wounded veterans

May 1, 2016

A day of trout fishing for wounded veterans and their families is scheduled for Saturday, May 7. Project Healing Waters, a program that helps take wounded veterans fishing is putting on the event. Donating fishing spots, gear and time is Levi Pitcock of Double Spur Outfitters.

Hammond enjoys first trip to festival

Jeff Hammond

April 29, 2016

WINCHESTER – Jeff Hammond had never been to the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival before this year, but he’s hoping his first time won’t be his last.

Prep scores: April 29

April 29, 2016

Friday’s results
Baseball
Falcons 11, Panthers 4
Rappahannock County 020 001 0—4 9 3
Central 050 204 x—11 11 2
RC: Midkiff, Rutherford and Cook.
C: Rice and Hosaflook.
WP

Wildcats’ Beckner to wrestle at Virginia Tech

Zach Beckner

April 29, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County High School senior Zach Beckner hasn’t been one to shy away from a challenge, as he proved during a prolific high school wrestling career. So when it came to choosing his college destination, he looked for a school that would truly test him on and off the mat.

Prep scores: April 28

April 28, 2016

Softball
Skyline 18, Millbrook 1
Boys soccer
William Monroe 1, Warren County 0
Millbrook 8, Skyline 1
Sherando 2, Turner