Sports

Ris, Gilmore lead way in Central Invitational

August 30, 2015

WOODSTOCK – The future of local racing may have been on display Saturday at the second Central Invitational cross-country meet at the town’s North Street Course.

Prep scores: 8-29

August 29, 2015

Saturday’s results
Boys cross country
Central Invitational
At North Street Course, Woodstock
Team scores: 1. Central 46, 2. Skyline 67,

Senior Strength

Strasburg's Justin Carr looks for running room while Stonewall's Brendan Hoover, center, and Michael Knauff, right, try to contain him during first quarter action Friday night in Quicksburg. Rich Cooley/Daily

August 28, 2015

QUICKSBURG — Justin Carr missed the last half of last year with a broken collarbone, but on Friday night he made sure his return to the football field was a memorable one.

Wildcats rely on defense in win

August 28, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Key defensive plays early and late salvaged an important opening season victory for Warren County on Friday night, as the Wildcats took the measure of Handley, 27-17, in a non-district win.

Senior trio eager to lead Hawks boys cross country

Skyline seniors Christian Madden, left, Tanner Steed, center, and Demetry Arnold lead the Hawks' boys cross country team during a workout Wednesday afternoon in Front Royal.   Brad Fauber/Daily

August 28, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – The leadership on Skyline’s boys cross country team was easy to spot during practice Wednesday. As the Hawks completed a series of 800-meter runs around the track that surrounds the school’s football field, three faces remained at the front of the pack of nine runners with each and every lap.

Prep scores: 8-28

August 28, 2015

Friday’s scores
Box score
Warriors 35, Lions 7
Sherando 20 7 8 0—35
Louisa 0 0 0 7 — 7
First quarter
S: Rivers 72 pass from Minteer

2015 Football: Rams searching for identity heading into 2015 season

Strasburg head coach Mark Roller talks to his players in a game against Clarke County last season. Rich Cooley/Daily file

August 28, 2015

STRASBURG – Members of Strasburg High School’s football program have heard the question. What will the Rams look like in 2015 after the graduation of eight seniors from last year’s playoff team, many of whom played key roles in the program over the last couple of seasons?

2015 Football: Roy brings veteran presence to youthful Hawks

Skyline's Jay Roy catches the ball during a practice. Rich Cooley/Daily

August 28, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – When asked about the state of Skyline High School’s football team early in fall camp, senior Jay Roy glanced over his shoulder at a group of teammates circled up for a post-practice stretch on the school’s practice field and sighed.

2015 Football: Success not simple for Eagles

Clarke County quarterback Jordan Turner rifles a pass during a recent practice. Rich Cooley/Daily

August 28, 2015

BERRYVILLE — One might think that to coach football at Clarke County High School football, one roster is substituted for the next and it just keeps rolling.