Gerald Almy: The case for growing food plots

Gerald Almy

May 30, 2016

Some people talk in terms of spring food plots and fall food plots. But the truth is, it’s hard to draw a sharp line dividing the two. Work can be done on fields and other potential food plot sites virtually any time of year. Chores to keep you busy can vary from killing weeds to picking up rocks to plowing, liming and fertilizing.

Prep scores: May 27

May 27, 2016

Thursday’s late results

Boys track and field

Region 1A East meet
at Sussex Central
Team scores: 1. Middlesex

All-Conference 35 softball team

May 27, 2016

All-Conference 35 softball team
Pos. Player School Year
C Sam Breeden Madison County Sr.
1B Kara Price Madison County Jr.
2B Mariann Smith Madison County Sr.
3B Carey Scott Strasburg Sr.
SS Carrington Frazier Madison County Jr.
OF Dani

All-Conference 35 baseball team

May 27, 2016

All-Conference 35 baseball team
Pos. Player School Year
C Kaden Warren Clarke County So.
1B Nick Littlehales Madison County Sr.
2B Logan Nesson George Mason Sr.
3B Isaac Heavener Clarke County Sr.
SS Jordon Turner Clarke County Sr.

All-Conference 35 boys soccer team

May 27, 2016

All-Conference 35 boys soccer team
Pos. Player School Year
F Donal Reyes deLeon George Mason Sr.
F Elliot Mercado George Mason Sr.
F Korey Wolford Central Sr.
F Kevin Valle George Mason So.
F Henry Leta Clarke

All-Conference 35 girls soccer team

May 27, 2016

All-Conference 35 girls soccer team

Pos. Player School Year
F Rebecca Crouch George Mason Jr.
F Danielle Toone Clarke County So.
F Hannah Ravenscroft Clarke County Sr.
F Izzy Armstrong George Mason So.
F Julia

Strasburg falls to Madison County 18-11

May 27, 2016

STRASBURG-After almost four hours of a seven-inning game, Madison County finally got the best of homestanding Strasburg 18-11 Thursday night in the final round of the Conference 35 tournament.

Falcons topple Mountaineers for Conference 35 softball title

May 26, 2016

MADISON – Central High School softball coach Lisa Rhodes could tell her team was ready to play in the Conference 35 tournament championship game at Madison County Thursday evening. She could tell on the bus ride over. She could tell during pre-game warm-ups. She sensed the Falcons “wanted to be here.”

Prep scores: May 26

May 26, 2016

Thursday’s results
Conference 35 final
Madison County 18, Strasburg 11
Conference 35 championship
Falcons 1, Mountaineers 0
Central 000 010 0

Rams topple Eagles

May 26, 2016

STRASBURG – When Strasburg’s baseball team got down 2-0 after just a half-inning of baseball, the Rams probably had no idea they would end the Conference 35 semifinal game with the mercy rule after six innings.

Rams’ Waters has record day at regional track meet

Elijah Waters   Rich Cooley/Daily

May 25, 2016

ELKTON – It’d be easy to hand Strasburg junior Elijah Waters all of the credit during a track and field season in which he has continuously posted winning times in the hurdle events this spring. But Waters said during Wednesday’s Region 2A East Championships at East Rockingham High School that his success this season has all come from his mentor.

Sherando’s Lane wins three titles

Davina Lane

May 25, 2016

SOUTH RIDING – Davina Lane has had plenty of accomplishments in her track and field career. On Wednesday she added another one.

Prep scores: May 25

May 25, 2016

Wednesday’s results
Conference 35 semifinals
Rams 13, Eagles 3
Clarke 201 000–2 5 5
Strasburg 700 204-13 10 4

Rainfall causing scheduling issues for fishing guides

May 25, 2016

Pervasive rainfall in the area over the past few months has been making life difficult for guide services in the region. While trout fishing across the valley is still being considered good by guides, they say they have had scheduling problems.

Falcons advance to regionals

Korey Wolford

May 24, 2016

BERRYVILLE – Central’s boys soccer team is finally at almost full strength and it showed on Tuesday night.