JMU roundup: Curry, Dalembert among CAA honorees

March 5th, 2015

RICHMOND — A pair of James Madison University men’s basketball players were honored among the league’s elite Thursday night as junior guard Ron Curry and sophomore forward Yohanny Dalembert were named to All-Colonial Athletic Association teams for the first time in their respective careers in a vote by the conference’s head coaches and media relations directors, as well as members of the media.

One win away

Strasburg's Ryan Smoot makes a move to the basket during a Jan. 30 home game against George Mason. The Rams face Prince Edward County tonight in the Group 2A East semifinals with a trip to next week's state tournament on the line. Game time is 7 p.m. at Orange County High School in Orange..  Rich Cooley/Daily

March 4th, 2015

RASBURG — With Strasburg’s players awake on their bus ride home Tuesday night, Rams boys basketball coach Matt Hiserman took the time to give his players a little something to talk about.

Rams win on buzzer-beater

March 3rd, 2015

WILLIAMSBURG – Strasburg junior Trevin Howard has grown to appreciate his role as the electric sixth man as the boys basketball season has progressed. In the Rams’ road game against Bruton in the Region 2A East tournament quarterfinals on Tuesday night, he was the hero.

Strasburg thrives on 3-point shooting

March 3rd, 2015

WILLIAMSBURG — One of Strasburg’s biggest strengths all season has been 3-point shooting, and on Tuesday night it helped the Rams move within a game of the state tournament.

Prep scores: March 3

March 3rd, 2015

Boys basketball
Region 2A East quarterfinal
Strasburg 11 10 8 17 – 46
Bruton 15 7 13 9 – 44
Strasburg (22-6)
St. Clair 2 0-0 6, Hendricks

JMU roundup: Good garners CAA softball honor

March 3rd, 2015

RICHMOND — James Madison University freshman Megan Good was recognized for her outstanding play last weekend in Florida by being named Colonial Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.

Rams to take on Panthers after weeklong layoff

Strasburg's Ryan Smoot looks to pass while Wilson Memorial's Mack Cullen defends during the first round of Region 2A basketball on Feb. 24 at Strasburg High School.  The Rams travel to Bruton for Tuesday's regional quarterfinal. Rich Cooley/Daily file

March 2nd, 2015

STRASBURG – Strasburg’s weeklong layoff between its Region 2A East boys basketball tournament first-round and quarterfinal games brought with it a list of pros and cons.

Schaefer hired to manage Rebels

George Schaefer. Photo by Melissa T. Dodge

March 2nd, 2015

When George Schaefer was looking for an opportunity to coach a summer league team the New Market Rebels caught his eye for several reasons.

Gerald Almy: More tips to score a buck

Gerald Almy

March 2nd, 2015

Last week we began looking at the technique for scoring a buck using the Boone & Crockett system. This is the most widely used method for describing the measurements of a deer’s rack. When someone says they harvested a “130-inch buck,” this is typically the scoring system they are referring to.

JMU roundup: Curry lands CAA honor

March 2nd, 2015

RICHMOND — James Madison University junior guard Ron Curry produced a pair of 20-point games during the final week of the regular season to be named the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

All-Conference 28 Girls Basketball team

March 2nd, 2015

All-Conference 28 Girls Basketball
Player of the Year: Ja’Che Malone, John Champe
Co-Coaches of the Year: Kenyamo McFarlane, Loudoun Valley,


Strasburg's Tyler Brill chats with coach Matt Hiserman during the Region 2A East basketball game Tuesday night at Strasburg. Brill leads the area shooting over 40 percent from 3-point range.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 27th, 2015

STRASBURG — Strasburg has a real weapon at its disposal this postseason — junior forward Tyler Brill.

JMU roundup: Dukes clinch CAA women’s hoops title

February 27th, 2015

HARRISONBURG — Closing the first half on an 18-6 run, the James Madison University women’s basketball team pulled away from Northeastern in the second half to clinch the outright Colonial Athletic Association regular-season championship with an 82-47 victory Friday night at the JMU Convocation Center.