All-Conference 21 West Football team

November 24, 2015

All-Conference 21 West Football team
Offensive Player of the Year: Mike Kovich, Woodgrove
Defensive Player of the Year: Dylan Rivers,

JMU seniors proud of accomplishments

November 24, 2015

HARRISONBURG — James Madison University has only 10 seniors on this year’s squad, but most of them have had a very eventful four or five years.

Gerald Almy: Here are 12 funnel sweet spots

Gerald Almy

November 23, 2015

Rifle shots from deer hunters have been fewer than normal in the areas I hunt this year. Hopefully this cool weather will increase movement and make for better hunting as the modern firearms season winds to a close in most counties west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Here’s a look at one type of habitat that might produce a buck or doe during these final few days of rifle hunting or in later bow and muzzleloader seasons.

JMU notebook: Dukes thankful to have bye week

November 23, 2015

HARRISONBURG –James Madison University senior Dominick Richards had one big wish after Saturday’s victory over Villanova — to be able to go home for Thanksgiving.

Plenty at stake for Dukes, Wildcats

November 21, 2015

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University still has plenty to play for when it hosts Villanova University at noon today for senior day.

Wolverines knock off Warriors

Sherando's Mitchell Shiley leaps over Woodgrove's Cole Rosick while getting a block by teammate Dylan Rivers forcing Ross Vaughn out of the play during first quarter playoff action Friday night in Stephens City.  Rich Cooley/Daily

November 20, 2015

STEPHENS CITY – Woodgrove High School hit a few explosive plays Friday night and ended Sherando’s football season.

Hawks’ season ends in rout to Blue Devils

November 20, 2015

HOPEWELL – Skyline played right with Hopewell for most of the first half of Friday’s Group 3A second-round playoff game. Then the Blue Devils’ high-powered offense came to life.

Hawks ready for rematch with Hopewell

Skyline's Brad Halsey runs to the sideline during second-quarter action last Friday as Culpeper's Tristen Mullen, right,  works to contain him. The Hawks will play at Hopewell on Friday in the second round of the playoffs. Rich Cooley/Daily file

November 20, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — There’s no question that Skyline is facing a tough task when it travels to take on Hopewell today in the second round of the Group 3A football playoffs. However, the Hawks are facing a familiar opponent, which could be a real positive.

AppleCross expanded to two-day event this weekend

Racers compete during AppleCross at Jim Barnett Park in Winchester in 2014. AppleCross, a cyclocross race that blends aspects of traditional road racing and mountain bike racing, has been expanded to a two-day event this year and will take place Saturday and Sunday.    Photo courtesy of Shaun Galang/Cedarmeade Studios

November 19, 2015

The AppleCross bicycle racing event held annually at Winchester’s Jim Barnett Park continues to grow in popularity. So much, in fact, that this year’s event, scheduled for this weekend, will be a two-day affair.

Hunter’s photo

Callie Judy, 7, shows her first deer. She killed it on her family's farm in Judy Gap, West Virginia.  She is the daughter of Jeremy and Andrea Judy. Courtesy photo

November 18, 2015

Callie Judy, 7, shows her first deer. She killed it on her family’s farm in Judy Gap, West Virginia. She is the daughter of Jeremy and Andrea Judy. Courtesy photo

Craig Murto: Mother Nature always wins


November 18, 2015

Kevin Harvick said it best when he told interviewers after the Sprint Cup race in Phoenix that if you want to catch up on your rainfall, bring NASCAR to town.