Sports

Park aiming to reward visitors

November 25th, 2014

Shenandoah National Park is looking to reward its visitors during the Thanksgiving holiday and winter months.

The Next Step

Warren County junior Zach Beckner, left, spars with teammate Brett Binnix practice on Monday afternoon. Beckner, last season's runner-up in the 106-pound weight class at the Group 3A state tournament, returns to lead the Wildcats this season. Brad  Fauber/Daily

November 25th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County High School junior Zach Beckner reflects back on the 2013-14 high school wrestling season quite a bit.

Craig Murto: Hamilton captures F1 title

November 25th, 2014

Lewis Hamilton grabbed his second Formula One World Driving Championship in grand style by dominating the grand prix in Abu Dhabi, for the 33rd win of his career.

JMU roundup: Seven Dukes claim all-CAA football honors

November 25th, 2014

HARRISONBURG — After finishing third in the Colonial Athletic Association at 9-3 and 6-2 in the league, James Madison University’s football team received seven All-CAA selections for the 2014 season, announced Tuesday by the league office. The teams and top honors were selected by the league’s head coaches.

Dukes excited to be back in the FCS playoffs

November 24th, 2014

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University will be making its first playoff appearance since 2011 on Saturday when it hosts Liberty University at 4 p.m. at Bridgeforth Stadium.

Gerald Almy: Mixing tactics can be productive

November 24th, 2014

I think most hunters have faced this dilemma a time or two. You enjoy sneak hunting bucks (also called still hunting). The weather’s cold and it’s nice to be up and moving around. The season’s winding down and you haven’t been seeing much from your tree stands.

Seniors lead relentless Warriors

November 21st, 2014

BEALETON — Sherando senior Josh Ojo had only one word to describe his senior class — “relentless.”

SU roundup: Hornets win first in men’s hoops

November 21st, 2014

WINCHESTER — The Shenandoah University men’s basketball team earned its first win of the 2014-15 season with a 69-61 victory over Mary Washington on Friday night in the second game of the 2014 South Region Challenge.

Prep scores: Nov. 21

November 21st, 2014

Friday’s results
Football
• Eagles 35, Warriors 24
Sherando 0 0 7 17 –24
Liberty 14 0 14 7 –35
First

Hitting the slopes

Horst Locher, manager of the Ski School at Bryce Resort, stands along this section of Red Eye trail on Friday in Basye. The resort has had favorable weather for snow making and will open today.   Rich Cooley/Daily

November 21st, 2014

Bryce Resort in Mount Jackson, VA will be opening its slopes one week early, according to a press release from the resort.

Taking Liberty

Sherando's LeeQuan Johnson Jr. finds a huge hole during this first-quarter touchdown run last week against James Wood. The Warriors hit the road to face Liberty in a playoff game tonight.   Rich Cooley/Daily file

November 20th, 2014

STEPHENS CITY — Sherando’s football team is getting a second shot at Liberty.

Veteran Chittenden ready for final year

Shenandoah University senior Holly Chittenden is eager to lead the Hornets' women's basketball team in her final season.   Courtesy photo

November 20th, 2014

WINCHESTER — As a four-year starter for Shenandoah University’s women’s basketball team, senior forward Holly Chittenden has just about been through it all.

Hunting season

Strasburg's Mary Mason, 12, shot this 8-point buck with a muzzleloader.   Submitted photo

November 20th, 2014

Strasburg’s Mary Mason, 12, shot this 8-point buck with a muzzleloader. Submitted photo