Arrieta deals, Cubs awaken, top Indians to even Series at 1

October 26, 2016

CLEVELAND — Jake Arrieta made a teasing run at history, Kyle Schwarber drove in two runs and the Chicago Cubs brushed off a shutout to even the World Series with their first Fall Classic win in 71 years, 5-1 over the Cleveland Indians in Game 2 on Wednesday night.

Stonewall Jackson girls defend title

October 26, 2016

NEW MARKET – Brandy Webb, a senior, and LuLu Funkhouser, a junior, have been running together for so long they can finish each other’s sentences.

Trio of Warriors qualify for meet

Sherando's Hayden Williams leads this pack of runners during the Conference 21 cross country match Wednesday at Kernstown. Williams placed 14th in the event. Rich Cooley/Daily

October 26, 2016

WINCHESTER – In what was an otherwise disappointing day for Sherando High School’s cross country teams at the Conference 21 West championships Wednesday afternoon at the Kernstown Battlefield, the Williams siblings had something to celebrate.

Prep scores: Oct. 26

October 26, 2016

Wednesday’s results
Boys cross country
Conference 21 West meet
at Kernstown Battlefield
Team scores: 1. John Handley 57, 2. Millbrook

Recreation Calendar

October 26, 2016

The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:
Friday is the deadline to register

Warriors fail to finish in loss to Handley

Sherando's Jessica Poole bumps the ball during a volleyball match Tuesday night against Handley in Stephens City. Rich Cooley/Daily

October 25, 2016

STEPHENS CITY – Much as it has all season long, Sherando’s volleyball team struggled to hold momentum against visiting Handley on Tuesday night.

Rams come up with Senior Night win

October 25, 2016

STRASBURG – With Cassie Cooper serving and sophomore Daniella Henry cleaning up around the net, Strasburg scored a 3-2 Bull Run District victory over William Monroe on Senior Night, Tuesday.

Recreation Leagues

October 25, 2016

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department
Men’s fall softball
Oct. 17-24 playoff results
Pee Wee’s Grading 16, Frog’s Garage 0;

Athlete of the Week: Ford leading Wildcats after shift to QB

Cam Ford

October 25, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Cam Ford spent some time as a sophomore splitting the snaps at quarterback for Warren County High School’s varsity football team two years ago before moving to a full-time wide receiver for the Wildcats last year. He thought his senior season this fall would consist of him again hauling in passes, not throwing them, but Warren County’s struggles this season prompted a change of plans.

Prep scores: Oct. 25

October 25, 2016

Tuesday’s results
Handley 3, Sherando 1 (25-19, 16-25, 25-14, 25-19)
James Wood 3, Skyline 0 (25-10, 25-17, 25-12)

VHSL football ratings: Oct. 25

October 25, 2016

VHSL football ratings
Group 1A, East Region
1. Riverheads 26.0
2. Sussex Central 25.3
3. Altavista 21.4
4. Franklin 21.1

Eagles end Wildcats’ win streak

Warren County's Britney Carter goes up for a kill during a Monday night match against Clarke County in Front Royal. Rich Cooley/Daily

October 24, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County’s volleyball team couldn’t finish in Monday night’s Bull Run District match against Clarke County.

Gerald Almy: Hunt the fruit for whitetails

Gerald Almy

October 24, 2016

If crop fields and oak flats come up cold in your effort to harvest a deer this fall, here’s an alternative: hunt fruit. Fruit provides deer with nutrition, vital phosphorous, a sugar-packed energy boost, and sometimes security cover as well.

Hornets force five turnovers in second half to top Quakers

Cedrick Delaney

October 23, 2016

WINCHESTER – During his weekly meeting with the media Wednesday, Shenandoah University football coach Scott Yoder said turnover margin would play pivotal role in the Hornets’ homecoming matchup against Guilford on Saturday afternoon.