Dylan Hamman, Skyline
The senior completed 169 of 287 passes and set a school record with 2,180 yards passing. Hamman threw 21 touchdown passes. He was a second team all-Conference 28 pick.
Hank Hoover, Central
The senior set a new ...
FRONT ROYAL – The turnover in Skyline High School’s varsity football team was tremendous.
Prior to the start of the 2015 season, Hawks ninth-year head coach Heath Gilbert had to find a way to replace the 19 seniors who helped the program to seven wins in 2014. To compound the matter, ...
WOODSTOCK – The impression was made on Hank Hoover before he began his high school football career.
Hoover, who fell in love with football at a young age, made his first trip to the weight room at Central High School in seventh grade. He was unsure about the entire concept at first, he ...
STEPHENS CITY – When asked if there was a play from Dylan Rivers’ season that stood out the most, both Rivers and Sherando football coach Bill Hall said the same thing – an 80-yard punt against Millbrook.
Rivers, who has already verbally committed to play at Penn State University, can ...
Ben Avery, Sherando
The senior had 46 total tackles, including 10 solo for the Warriors. He also had 6.5 sacks. Avery was a first-team All-Conference 21 West selection.
Matt Edwards, Central
The senior finished the season with 64 ...
Brooke Aston, Sherando
The senior libero finished the season with 446 digs, the best mark in the area. She also was third on the team with 34 aces. Aston was a second team all-Conference 21 West selection.
Cassie Cooper, Strasburg
The junior led the Rams with 91 kills ...
STEPHENS CITY – Sherando volleyball coach James Minney knew his team’s biggest strength would likely reside on the defensive side of the net even before the 2015 season began. But the Warriors’ defensive fortitude took on added importance a third of the way through the season.
It was ...
STEPHENS CITY – Easily considered Sherando’s volleyball team’s top attacking threat entering her senior season this past fall, Kelsey Singhas had a single personal goal set for herself in 2015.
In each of the two seasons prior to the 2015 campaign, Singhas led the Warriors in kills. As ...
Ryan Davis, Strasburg
The junior finished 23rd in the Group 2A state meet in a time of 17:22. Davis won the Shenandoah County meet this season, and finished seventh in the Region 2A East meet in a time of 17:22.
Thomas Gilmore, Central
The sophomore placed 28th in the ...
WOODSTOCK — Central cross country coach Melissa Wright always try to preach the team aspect with her runners, and never was that team concept more evident than this season with her boys team.
Central's boys team placed second in the Group 2A State meet, despite not having anyone make ...
STEPHENS CITY -- Trevor Whiteside knew early in the season it could be a special year for him.
Every course the Sherando senior ran on early in the year he beat his old times by a minute. Most of that success came from being more dedicated in the offseason.
"Last year not really putting ...
Olivia Couillard, Sherando
The freshman finished 19th in the Group 4A state meet in a time of 20:13. Also placed 23rd in the Region 4A West meet in a time of 20:47. Led Sherando to an eighth-place team finish at the state meet.
Lexi Keller, Central
The senior finished ...
QUICKSBURG — Two points.
That was a big theme for Stonewall Jackson's girls cross country team this year. Last year they were two points short of qualifying for the state meet, and they used that as motivation.
"The 2 points from regionals last year. That just lingered, hung there, it ...
WOODSTOCK — Experience paid off.
Central senior Lexi Keller had been to the state cross country meet each of her first three seasons with the Falcons, so this year when she made it again she was a pro at it.
Keller used her experience to help her in the race to make all-state and finish ...
Yash Desai, Stonewall Jackson
The sophomore qualified for the Group 1A state tournament by firing a career-low 78 in the Region 1A East tournament. Desai had a two-day total of 201 in the state competition. He tied for sixth in Conference 44.
Luke Estep, Central
The sophomore fired ...
WOODSTOCK – Sitting in a golf cart on Bryce Resort’s course in early August, Central golf coach Jeff Walters looked out over a group of Falcons milling around the first tee box before the start of practice and began detailing the goals he had for his team in the upcoming season.
STEPHENS CITY – For Sherando High School junior Brett Loy, the sport of golf never stops.
On most days Loy is on the golf course. Even in the winter, when the weather cooperates and the temperature is above freezing, Loy is on the links. Rarely does he take a day off from sharpening his ...