BERRYVILLE -- The Clarke County High School football team broke new ground in the program's history last season, advancing further into the postseason than any previous Eagles squad before eventually falling in the Group 2A state quarterfinals.
WINCHESTER -- Handley has had some explosive teams over the years. That's why it says a lot about this year's team when head coach Tony Rayburn says this squad will be on par with some of the speedy teams from the past.
WINCHESTER -- Mark McHale knew it wouldn't be easy turning things around at James wood when he took over the head coaching job last year. With a year under his belt, he and the entire team are in a better position as a new season gets started.
STRASBURG -- The 2013 season turned into a grind for Strasburg as injuries took their toll and the Rams lost six of their final seven games, limping to a 3-7 record and falling short of the Group 2A playoffs.
STRASBURG -- Colton Funk is your prototypical gym rat, the type of player that every high school football coach wants and the type of player that every high school football coach seems to never have enough of.
HARRISONBURG -- Gage Steele had a sterling season for James Madison University's football team last year. However, don't expect the Warren County graduate and current JMU redshirt sophomore to get caught basking in the glory of his success.