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Hornets rebuilding defense under new DC McCullough

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WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team is replacing seven starters from last year’s defensive unit, and is doing so under a new defensive coordinator. Brock McCullough, a longtime Hornets assistant who spent the last four seasons as head coach Scott Yoder’s offensive line ...

Prep scores: Aug. 22

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Tuesday's results Golf Strasburg 187, George Mason 200 Strasburg at George Mason Individual results: Strasburg: Seth Stickley 45, Drew Thomas 45, Jack Burr 47, James Burr 50, Colin Kosubinsky 51, Chris Shelton 54. Central 164, Madison County 188 Central at Madison County Individual ...

Move to receiver pays off for JMU’s Miller

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HARRISONBURG -- John Miller came to James Madison University as a running back, but after his freshman season he was moved to wide receiver. The move has paid off for both Miller and the Dukes. The redshirt senior said he wasn't surprised when then-head coach Everett Withers asked him to ...

Henry returns as towering presence at net for young Rams

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STRASBURG – A quick glance at Strasburg High School’s varsity volleyball team is enough to notice that the 2017 Rams won’t be the tallest group that head coach Suzanne Mathias has ever fielded. Only one player, 6-foot-2 junior Daniella Henry, stands over 6 feet tall. Sophomore Lauren ...

Recreation Leagues

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Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department Men's softball Playoff results Aug. 10 Chico's Bail Bonds 20, Michael A Manuel Trucking 16 Chico's Bail Bonds 10, Full Draw 8 Valley Builders 7, Rhoades/Racey 0 Pool's Electric 9, Valley Builders 7 Pool's Electric 7, Rhoades/Racey ...

Recreation Leagues

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Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department Men's softball Results Aug. 7 Back Road Crew 27, Valley Builders 12 Back Roads Crew 23, George's Chicken 12 Valley Builders 23, Chico's Bail Bonds 6 Full Draw 22, George's Chicken 7 Full Draw 17, Chico's Bail Bonds 2 Aug. 9 Valley ...

JMU’s Kloosterman suspended for two games

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James Madison University head football coach Mike Houston announced on Thursday that tight end Jonathan Kloosterman has been suspended for two games due to violation of team rules. Kloosterman, a 2014 Strasburg graduate, will miss the season opener on the road against East Carolina on Sept. 2, ...

Gerald Almy: Night fishing for bass great sport

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We had been fishing for just over an hour since the sun disappeared as a vivid orange ball in the West. Amazingly, as I counted in my head the number of fish two of us had caught and released, I realized it was well over a dozen. On many daytime trips I have put in long eight- to 10-hour ...

Prep scores: Aug. 17

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Thursday's results Golf Skyline, George Mason at Central At Bryce Resort, Basye (9 holes) Team scores: 1. Central 167, 2. Skyline 188, 3. George Mason 206 Low-medalist: Sam Shifflet (Central) 39

Recreation Calendar

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The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: Bike Run A bike run will be held at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 26 at the Front Royal Nazarene Church. The cost is $15 for riders and $25 for passengers. Air show The Virginia Air Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 26 ...

Gerald Almy: Old time lures effective for catching fish

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In these hi-tech times we exist in, it’s sometimes nice to look back on simple products that were not devised by a computer or software, but rather by one creative, pioneering mind of a single person tinkering in his shop. Such is the case with some fishing lures developed during the 20th ...

Prep scores: Aug. 11

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Friday's results Golf Bryan Gunter Memorial Invitational Second round at Winchester Country Club Team scores: 1. Washington (W.Va.) 592 (294-298), 2 tie. Loudoun Valley 597 (297-300), 2 tie. Woodgrove 597 (292-305), 4. Loudoun County 601 (293-308), 5. Charlottesville 649 (330-319), 6. ...