Steele leading way for Dukes

October 5, 2015

HARRISONBURG — Gage Steele was everywhere on defense Saturday for James Madison University during its 38-20 victory over Stony Brook.

Hawks push past Falcons in 3-0 sweep

October 5, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline volleyball coach Erika Berry warned her team against a slow start when the Hawks hosted Central Monday night. The extra work the Hawks put in pre-match to prepare the gymnasium for Skyline’s annual Pink Game, plus Berry’s anticipation of an energetic start by a Falcons team desperately seeking its first win, prompted a little caution on the coach’s part.

Sherando’s Loy advances to state golf tournament

October 5, 2015

HARRISONBURG – Sherando’s golf team narrowly missed out on qualifying for the state tournament at Monday’s Region 4A West tournament at Heritage Oaks Golf Course, but the Warriors did send one player on to the Group 4A tournament.

Prep scores: Oct. 5

October 5, 2015

Monday’s results

Region 4A West tournament
At Heritage Oaks Golf Club, Harrisonburg
Team scores: 1. Loudoun Valley 305,

Gerald Almy: A deer hunter’s dictionary, from F-Y

w/ Gerald Almy column

October 5, 2015

With bow and crossbow hunting in full swing, it’s time to examine the rest of the words in the “deer hunter’s dictionary” we started last week. We’ll continue this rundown of popular deer hunting terms, starting with the letter F.

Hornets drop ODAC opener to rival Eagles

October 4, 2015

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football winning streak came to an end Saturday night in a soggy Homecoming matchup with rival Bridgewater College at Shentel Stadium.

Hoover, Falcons run over Wildcats

Central's Hank Hoover follows his blockers as he cuts outside against Warren County during first half action Thursday night in Woodstock.   Rich Cooley/Daily

October 1, 2015

WOODSTOCK – Central’s first drive against visiting Warren County told Falcons senior running back Hank Hoover all he needed to know in Thursday night’s Bull Run District football matchup.

Prep scores: 10-1

October 1, 2015

Thursday’s scores
Central 46, Warren County 0
George Mason 22, Strasburg 0
Stuarts Draft 47, Stonewall Jackson 0

Hornets shifted focus inward during bye week

September 30, 2015

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team is off to its best start in program history, but the Hornets’ march to 3-0 wasn’t flawless. So Shenandoah used its bye week last week to turn its focus to internal improvements ahead of Saturday night’s Old Dominion Athletic Conference opener against rival Bridgewater.

Male Athlete of the Week: Holsinger breaks out on football field for Generals

Cole Holsinger

September 30, 2015

QUICKSBURG – Cole Holsinger hadn’t donned football pads since around his eighth-grade year, but when Jay Goode was hired as Stonewall Jackson High School’s new football coach last spring, Holsinger was curious to see the new direction the Generals’ struggling program was heading.

Falcons, Wildcats searching for momentum

Warren County's Robert Rutherford scrambles for yardage against Madison County last Friday night in Front Royal. The Wildcats will travel to Woodstock tonight to take on the Central Falcons. Rich Cooley/Daily

September 30, 2015

Entering this week’s game, Warren County and Central are in the same boat. Each team is 1-3 and desperate for a win that could help turn its season around. The game has been moved to Thursday at 7 p.m. due to impending weather.

Craig Murto: The Chase is a winner


September 30, 2015

I have no problem admitting when I am wrong, and when it comes to NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, I was very wrong.

Prep scores: Sept. 30

September 30, 2015

Wednesday’s results
Boys cross country
Warren County, George Mason at Central
Team scores: 1. Central 22, 2. George Mason 35,

Fall fly fishing

Steve Napoliello, of Manassas, fishes with his fly rod along the North Fork of the Shenandoah River at Chapmans Landing north of Edinburg recently.  Rich Cooley/Daily

September 30, 2015

Steve Napoliello, of Manassas, fishes with his fly rod along the North Fork of the Shenandoah River at Chapmans Landing north of Edinburg recently. Rich Cooley/Daily

Motivated Wildcats sweep past Rams

September 29, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Sometimes a loss can be a real motivator for a team. Warren County used that kind of motivation to its advantage on Tuesday night.