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Eagles’ pitching stifles Rams

Strasburg's Megan Emswiller slides around the tag of Clarke County second baseman Molly Lanham on a second base steal during third-inning action on Monday in Strasburg. Rich Cooley/Daily

April 20, 2015

STRASBURG — Host Strasburg had trouble getting base runners aboard versus sterling Clarke County pitching, and lost a 12-2 decision in Monday’s Bull Run District game to the Eagles.

Gerald Almy: Mineral licks help herd’s health

w/ Gerald Almy column

April 20, 2015

Deer seasons won’t open for nearly six months, but there are lots of habitat alterations you can make that will improve the health of the whitetail herd in your area. Some projects you can do include planting edges between woods and fields with shrubs, fertilizing native wildlife foods to boost their production, creating small ponds to collect water during dry spells and putting in food plots.

Prep roundup: Rams hold off Yellow Jackets

April 20, 2015

STRASBURG — Ryan Bowers pitched out of a jam in the seventh to help Strasburg preserve a 3-1 non-district baseball victory over Moorefield (W.Va.) on Monday night.

Prep scores: 4-20

April 20, 2015

Monday’s results
Baseball
Hawks 8, Yellow Jackets 3
Highland 000 260 0— 8 6 3
R-MA 000 002 1— 3 6 8
H: Zoller and Duffy.
R: Schachter, Chung (6)

Tischler leads way for Rams in invitational

April 19, 2015

STRASBURG — A funny thing happened to Strasburg distance runner Rachel Tischler on her way to fame and stardom at her school’s annual Ram Country Track and Field Invitational Saturday: she found herself running laps all alone.

Prep scores: 4-18

April 19, 2015

Saturday’s results
Boys track and field
Ram Country Invitational
at Strasburg
Team scores: 1. Wilson Memorial 88, 2. Clarke County

Michaud ‘on the money’ in Warriors’ win

April 17, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Sherando senior Ty Michaud got the best of Skyline’s Tyler Ritenour in a pitcher’s duel between the Northwestern District rivals Friday evening at Bing Crosby Stadium.

Big fifth inning is costly for Warren County

April 17, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Everything unraveled for Warren County’s baseball team in the fifth inning against visiting George Mason on Friday night at Bing Crosby Stadium.

Falcons lose another close game at home

April 17, 2015

WOODSTOCK — A penalty kick decided a Friday night Bull Run District boys soccer game, much to the consternation of Central coach Ted Poor.

Prep scores: April 17

April 17, 2015

Friday’s results
Baseball
• Warriors 3, Hawks 1
Sherando 010 100 1 – 3 4 3
Skyline 000 100 0 – 1 2 3
SHER: Michaud

High performance

Alex Funkhouser, a Handley 2007 graduate, is working as a tennis pro at Evert Tennis Academy, which is co-owned by Chrissie Evert, and is located in Boca Raton, FL.  Courtesy Photo/Evert Tennis Academy

April 16, 2015

Alex Funkhouser has plenty of reasons to smile these days.