Craig Murto: Should Kyle Busch make the chase?


July 29, 2015

With his win in Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch has won three consecutive Sprint Cup races, four of the last five, and is only 23 points away from cracking the top 30.

Cardinals top River Bandits

July 28, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – On a night when Front Royal manager Brad Neffendorf resorted to trying everything he could help his team scrape across a few runs, the Cardinals leaned heavily on pitching – and the arms delivered.

JMU roundup: Dukes picked second in CAA in media poll

July 28, 2015

BALTIMORE, Md. – James Madison was predicted to finish second in the Colonial Athletic Association football standings while redshirt senior tight end Deane Cheatham and redshirt junior offensive lineman Mitchell Kirsch were both selected to the Preseason All-CAA Team, as announced at CAA Football Media Day on Tuesday morning at M&T Bank Stadium.

River Bandits clinch spot in playoffs

July 27, 2015

WINCHESTER ¬ – Woodstock’s late-season push for a spot in the Valley Baseball League playoffs came to a dramatic and fortunate end for the River Bandits in Monday night’s play-in game against Winchester at Bridgeforth Field.

Gerald Almy: Outdoor sportsman show coming up

w/ Gerald Almy column

July 27, 2015

When you think of outdoor sports shows, most people think of late winter events with snow on the ground, ice-covered ponds, and freezing temperatures. That’s definitely a great time to hold such events, since there’s very little to do outside and most hunting seasons are closed then.

Express clinches spot in VBL playoffs

July 24, 2015

STRASBURG — Strasburg joined Front Royal and Aldie as playoff teams from the North Division of the Valley Baseball League on Friday night by edging the Cardinals, 5-4, at First Bank Park.

SU roundup: Barb, Allin earn academic honors

July 24, 2015

SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Shenandoah University women’s tennis team had two of its members honored for academic achievement in awards announced recently by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

Warren’s hit lifts Post 21 over Post 34

July 23, 2015

STEPHENS CITY –Winchester Post 21 manager Anthony Hargrave called on an ailing Eli Warren late in the game to come off the bench and help the team and Warren delivered in a big way.

Cards clinch playoff spot

July 23, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Front Royal used a sterling performance by pitcher Mike Elwood on Thursday night in setting down Woodstock 6-1 in a Valley Baseball League Eastern Division matchup at Bing Crosby Stadium.

River Bandits make playoff push

July 22, 2015

STRASBURG — The Woodstock River Bandits are making a mad dash to make the Valley Baseball League North Division playoffs, and Wednesday night they took another step by besting East leader Strasburg 5-3 at First Bank Park.

River Bandits, Royals split doubleheader

July 21, 2015

WOODSTOCK – In the midst of a late-season surge, the Woodstock River Bandits missed out on a chance to vault themselves into fourth place in the Valley Baseball League’s North Division Tuesday night.

Legion teams ready for tournament

July 20, 2015

Winchester Post 21 is back in familiar territory heading into this week’s American Legion District 16 baseball tournament.