Sports

Warriors’ Martin to receive award

Pepper Martin

April 1st, 2015

STEPHENS CITY – Even now, about six months after being chosen as a recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Virginia Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Sherando wrestling coach Pepper Martin can’t believe it.

Down the line

Sherando's Abigale Lukens hits the ball during a warmup on Tuesday. Lukens has helped lead the Warriors to a 5-1 start this season. Rich Cooley/Daily

April 1st, 2015

STEPHENS CITY — One of the most important things in high school tennis is depth. It’s something Sherando’s girls tennis squad has a lot of and it’s shown in the team’s results this season.

Darr crosses goal of 200m record off list early

Cody Darr

April 1st, 2015

STRASBURG – Toward the end of last year’s high school track and field season, Strasburg’s Cody Darr, then a junior, began looking ahead at the goals he hoped to accomplish in his senior season. Chief among them was the school record in the 200-meter race.

Life Lessons

Robin Richardson, Deputy Director of Warren County Parks and Recreation Department, holds a copy of the book "Developing Better Athletes, Better People." Richardson has been named a 2015 Development Zone Leadership Fellow by Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) for using high school and youth sports to develop "Better Athletes, Better People."  Rich Cooley/Daily

April 1st, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — When Robin Richardson first heard about Positive Coaching Alliance, she was intrigued. Once she met with members of PCA and watched them at their clinics, she was hooked.

State spring gobbler season forecast promising

April 1st, 2015

The spring gobbler season is fast approaching hunters statewide, and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is expecting better harvest numbers for 2015.

Prep scores: 4-1

April 1st, 2015

Wednesday’s results
Boys tennis
Falcons 7, Hawks 2
Skyline at Central
Singles: 1. Trentini (S) d. Barbour, 10-1; 2. Loveland

Generals strike early, fend off Governors

March 31st, 2015

QUICKSBURG – Last week, Stonewall Jackson’s boys soccer team squeezed out an overtime win over Nelson County on the road to open their season. In Tuesday’s rematch, the Generals again came out on top, but this time in more resounding fashion.

Wildcats, Madison County battle to tie

March 31st, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Warren County freshman Stuart Ashley scored the game-tying goal in the 63rd minute of regulation to knot Madison County 1-1 on Tuesday night in Bull Run District boys soccer.

Prep scores: 3-31

March 31st, 2015

Tuesday’s results
Baseball
• Warren County 5, Madison County 0
• Sherando 17, Handley 1, 5 innings
• Skyline 9,

JMU roundup: Dukes fall to Lancers in baseball

March 31st, 2015

FARMVILLE — Sophomore designated hitter Brett Johnson hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the top of the seventh inning, but the James Madison baseball team could not hold off a Longwood rally, falling to the Lancers, 10-9, in non-conference action on Tuesday evening.

Warriors’ bats heat up against Eagles

March 30th, 2015

STEPHENS CITY – After struggling against some tough competition in its first two games of the season, Sherando’s softball team saw its bats heat up against Clarke County on a cold, blustery evening on Monday.

Rams rally past Jackets

March 30th, 2015

STRASBURG — Strasburg softball coach Suzanne Mathias prides her team on having versatile players.

Gerald Almy: Looking for shed deer antlers

w/ Gerald Almy column

March 30th, 2015

Lace up your hiking boots. It’s time to start searching for shed deer antlers. And while you’re at it, you’ll be getting yourself in shape for the coming turkey season