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Rams looking to bounce against Governors

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STRASBURG -- Strasburg will look to bounce back from a tough loss when it hosts Nelson County in non-district football action today. The Rams are coming off a disappointing 49-20 loss to Clarke County last week. Strasburg coach Mark Roller said the Rams will have their hands full against ...

Prep scores: Oct. 19

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Thursday’s results Volleyball Clarke County 3, Strasburg 0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-23) East Rockingham 3, Stonewall Jackson 0 Rappahannock County 3, Central 0 Warren County 3, Culpeper County 0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-13)

Recreation Leagues

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Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department Men's fall softball Standings Valley Builders 9-1; Racey's Paving 7-1; Chico's Bail Bonds 4-6; Michael A Manuel Trucking 3-7; Mike Chavez Masonry 2-6; Rookies 2-6. Results Oct. 2 Valley Builders 22, Mike Chanez Masonry 7 Valley Builders ...

Craig Murto: Talladega shakes up NASCAR points

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Last weekend’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race at Talladega, Alabama, shook up the standings in the playoffs. How difficult was the race? It too more than an hour to complete the final 17 laps, as multiple-car crashes caused three red flags during the final stage of the race. Brad Keselowski ...

Passing keys Wildcats to ninth straight victory

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FRONT ROYAL -- Warren County passed the ball very well on Tuesday night and Skyline did not. Passing was a big key in the Wildcats 3-0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-18) road victory over the Hawks in Northwestern District volleyball action. "We've been working on passing a lot, because you can't get a ...

Athlete of the Week: Versatile Garcia steps up for Hawks

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FRONT ROYAL -- With a few wide receivers out due to injury, Luis Garcia knew the team needed him last week and he came through in a big way. The Skyline senior had three big catches to help key a Hawks' victory over Manassas Park. "We have a few boys, we lost them for a couple games, and ...

Generals seeking improvement in home tilt against East Rock

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QUICKSBURG – Stonewall Jackson High School’s football team has made a few positional changes and could get as many as three starters back this week, and the Generals hope that leads to some improvement on the football field on Friday night. Stonewall head coach Pete Lampman said Monday his ...

Central runners reach perfection

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NEW MARKET -- Perfection. That's what Central's boys cross country team achieved Wednesday in the Shenandoah County meet held at the New Market battlefield course. Central won the boys meet with 15 points, recording the top five runners in the race. "That's been something we've been wanting ...

Prep scores: Oct. 18

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Wednesday's results Boys cross country Shenandoah County meet at Stonewall Jackson Team results: 1. Central 15, 2. Stonewall Jackson 57, 3. Strasburg 66. Individual results: Central: Mason Lucy-Speidel (First, 17:47), Gus Wightman (Second, 17:52), Sawyer Lucy-Speidel (Third, 18:42), ...

JMU Football Notebook: Alls making impact for Dukes since return

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HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University redshirt senior Terrence Alls has made a big impact at wide receiver since he returned three weeks ago from a suspension. JMU coach Mike Houston said his biggest impact has been his leadership by example to his teammates. "He does the things that good ...

Prep scores: Oct. 17

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Tuesday's results Volleyball Warren County 3, Skyline 0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-18) Leaders: Warren County: Kaley Foulks 8 kills, 1 block, 4 aces; Lauren Fox 4 kills, 1 block; Nikki Roof 4 kills, 1 block. Skyline: Shyla Schmitz 5 kills; Alexis Grim 3 kills. George Mason 3, Strasburg 2 (23-25, ...

Peter Brookes: Sling some string today in the bay

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You know when you have some sort of awesome attraction right at your feet and you never take advantage of it because it’ll always be there and, hey, you’re really busy, right? We all know the feeling -- and the guilt. Well, I’d been feeling that way about fishing the Chesapeake Bay. ...

Eagles run past Rams in district battle

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STRASBURG -- Strasburg hung with Clarke County for a half, but the Eagles pulled away in the second half Friday night. The Eagles single wing offense ran for 435 yards en route to a 49-20 victory. "It was a story of two halves," Strasburg coach Mark Roller said. "We played well the first ...

Falcons blast Mountaineers to remain unbeaten

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WOODSTOCK – If there were any concerns surrounding Central High School’s football team suffering a letdown against visiting Madison County on Friday night, the Falcons erased them less than a minute into the game. A quick defensive three-and-out and Varsey Bright’s punt return for a ...

Defense propels Dukes past Wildcats

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HARRISONBURG -- For the second straight year it was James Madison University's defense that came up with some big plays to secure a victory over Villanova. The Dukes used a stellar defense and a few timely offensive plays to pull out a 30-8 Colonial Athletic Association football victory on ...

JMU has great turnout for ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’

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HARRISONBURG --James Madison University had another great turnout for ESPN"s "College GameDay." The three-hour pre-game show was held at the Quad at JMU a7 9 a.m. Saturday. It was the second time in three years that JMU hosted the show. It was only the ninth time "College GameDay" did a ...

Stewart’s punt block ignites Hornets’ comeback win over Eagles

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WINCHESTER – Special teams were a bit of a sore spot for Shenandoah University’s football team against Bridgewater on Saturday night – until a game-altering play in that very facet shifted momentum into the Hornets’ favor. With SU trailing their rivals by 3 points early in the second ...