WINCHESTER -- Chris Cooley's football future may still be unclear, but that didn't prevent the former Washington Redskin and current free agent tight end from providing a lighthearted speech to those in attendance at Saturday morning's Wells Fargo Sports Breakfast.
WINCHESTER -- An Olympic marathon veteran from Great Britain and a developing young runner from Kenya, both in their first time in the event, took the top prizes in the 32nd Apple Blossom Valley Health 10K race, homed at Handley High School on Saturday.
WINCHESTER -- Johnny Newman had a solid college and NBA career and scored plenty of points. The former NBA star still enjoys sports, but what he loves to do as much as anything is to give back to others.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah Apple Blossom President Lou Ann Thompson announced on Thursday that Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garçon has joined the growing lineup of stars at the 2013 Wells Fargo Sports Breakfast.
FRONT ROYAL -- The 19th Annual Apple Blossom Pro-Am Golf Tournament at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club looked a little bit different this year, as the nine-hole White course that traditionally accompanied the Blue Nine was removed from the 18-hole event in favor of the Red course.
WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival President Lou Ann Thompson announced on Wednesday afternoon that NFL Hall of Fame defensive back Rod Woodson, a standout with both the Pittsburgh Steelers and later the Baltimore Ravens, has joined the growing lineup of sports celebrities at the 2013 Wells Fargo Sports Breakfast scheduled for Saturday morning in Winchester.
WINCHESTER -- On a crisp, January morning in 1983, John Riggins pulled into the Washington Redskins' facilities. He slid into his usual parking space; the one reserved for the tailback's mammoth truck, but didn't get out. Instead, Riggins began to think.
WINCHESTER -- Not having run in the Apple Blossom Festival Valley Health 10K (6.2-mile) race since her freshman year, Millbrook High School senior Tammy Cheung decided to enter this year's event, mostly just for fun.
WINCHESTER -- Mary Wayte Bradburne sat down on a fluff of a couch in the First Presbyterian Church in Winchester. Her eyes drank in the scene as the other Apple Blossom Festival celebrities -- Roger Brown, Ken Mease and Kelly Wright, to name a few -- sipped from plastic water bottles and munched on sandwiches.