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Workhorse Warrior

Sherando running back LeeQuan Johnson Jr. bulked up for his final year with the Warriors, and it paid off as he rushed for 1,524 yards and 23 touchdowns. He also caught 14 passes for 265 yards and two TDs.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 19th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — Following the end of each high school football season, Sherando head coach Bill Hall presents his returning players with a sheet of paper on which they list their goals for the next season and how they plan to put themselves in position to reach those goals.

Central falls to Clarke County

Central's Ayanna Strother goes up to the basket over Clarke County's Hannah Ravenscroft during first quarter girls high school basketball action in Woodstock on Friday night.  Rich Cooley/Daily

December 19th, 2014

WOODSTOCK — Central has started off strong this season, but on Friday night the Falcons hit a big road bump.

Late three-pointers help Hawks sink Wildcats

December 19th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — After struggling to find much of an offensive rhythm in the first half against host Warren County on Friday night, Skyline’s boys basketball team hit its groove in the second half.

Brad Fauber: Ravens primed to make playoffs

Brad Fauber

December 19th, 2014

About a month ago, I wrote about the Baltimore Ravens and how their playoff chances in the ultra-competitive AFC North hinged on an important road game against the Saints.

Prep scores 12-19

December 19th, 2014

Friday’s results
Boys basketball
Hawks 51, Wildcats 39
Skyline 11 8 17 15 — 51
Warren County 11 8 16 4 — 39
Skyline (3-4)
Smith 3 1-2

VHSL Group 2A All-state football

December 19th, 2014

VHSL Group 2A All-state football team
Player of the Year: Caleb Herron, Gate City
Coach of the Year: Kevin Clifford,

Making up for lost time

Sherando senior Brogan McPartland led the Warriors to the playoffs, and had an impressive 19.5 sacks and 40 tackles for loss this season. Rich Cooley/Daily

December 18th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — Last year Brogan McPartland had to sit back and watch most of the season from the sidelines due to a broken leg. This year, the Sherando senior did his best to make up for lost time.

2014 All-Area Football Defensive team

December 18th, 2014

First team
Defensive line, Gerren Butler, Skyline
Senior was a first-team All-Conference 28 selection. Butler was a first-team All-Northwestern selection.

Generals fall to Stuarts Draft

December 18th, 2014

QUICKSBURG — Stonewall Jackson has been struggling early in the season, and on Thursday night the Generals ran into a buzz saw known as ‘the system.’

Prep scores: Dec. 18

December 18th, 2014

Boys basketball
Cougars 113, Generals 84
Stuarts Draft 28 32 28 25 — 113
Stonewall 15 26 11 32 — 84
Stuarts Draft (3-0)
Simpson 11 2-2 29,

JMU roundup: Allaband earns ECAC honors

December 18th, 2014

DANBURY, Conn. — James Madison University field hockey senior back Dana Allaband added another honor to her name Thursday as the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) named her to the 2014 Division I Field Hockey All-Star Second Team.

Lowering the boom

Warren County senior Autumn Troxell, The Northern Virginia Daily's 2014 Volleyball Player of the Year, ended a stellar career with career highs in kills (432), blocks (127), aces (72) and digs (395) this past season.

December 17th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — It’s a sound that Warren County volleyball coach Sarah Putnam has grown quite fond of over the last few years.

Putnam leads Wildcats to success

Sarah Putnam

December 17th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County volleyball coach Sarah Putnam noticed a certain closeness amongst her team on and off the court this past season.

2014 All-Area Volleyball Team

December 17th, 2014

First Team
Michelle Baker, Sherando

The senior was a first team all-Northwestern District selection and was named a first

Warriors finish perfect in Skyline quad meet

December 17th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — Sherando wrestling coach Pepper Martin had to make some last-minute additions to his lineup before Wednesday’s quad match at Skyline High School.