Central High School

Prep scores: March 22

March 22, 2017

Wednesday’s scores
Hawks 4, Green Dragons 3
William Monroe 010 002 0 – 3 1 2
Skyline 000 102

Hawks top Falcons in baseball season opener

Central's Josue Rosario dives back to first on a pick off attempt as Skyline's first baseman Colin Rankin tries to make a play during third inning action Monday night in Woodstock. Rosario was safe on the play. Rich Cooley/Daily

March 21, 2017

WOODSTOCK — Skyline has an experienced team this season, while Central has some inexperience. It showed on Monday night when the two baseball teams squared off.

Local schools to take second shot at start of spring sports season

March 20, 2017

The storm that dropped several inches of snow across the area last Monday and Tuesday wiped out the first week of spring sports for local high schools, leaving athletic directors scrambling to reschedule games before the season even got underway and spoiling the debut of several new head coaches. Teams will try again this week with a slate loaded with action.

Nine local athletes to compete in Shenandoah Valley All-Star Game

March 16, 2017

Harrisonburg High School varsity boys basketball coach Don Burgess created an all-star game for area high school seniors last year and, at the time, expressed his desire to make the event an annual occurrence while growing the game each year. In only its second year the event has already expanded.

2017 All-Area Girls Swim Team

March 7, 2017

First Team
Cassie Cooper, Strasburg
The senior placed 13th in the 100 butterfly at the Group 2A state meet and

2016-17 Boys Swimming All-Area team

March 5, 2017

First team
Nathan Hershey, Strasburg
Hershey finished fifth in the 500 freestyle (5:32.29) in the Group 2A state meet. Hershey

Switch to tennis pays off for Central’s Bromley

Central's Matt Bromley returns a volley during a recent practice at W.O. Riley Park in Woodstock. The senior will be challenging for the team's No. 1 singles spot this season. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 24, 2017

WOODSTOCK – Matt Bromley used to play baseball, but after realizing that Central had a tennis team he decided to play that instead. Two years later he and the rest of the Central boys tennis team are very happy with his choice.

Strasburg’s Swink captures first 2A state wrestling crown

Strasburg's Brandon Swink looks at the clock as he keeps a firm hold on Graham's Tracy Hagerman during the 120 pound Group 2A state finals Saturday in Salem. Swing won his first state title in a 2-1 match. Rich Cooley/Daily

February 19, 2017

SALEM – Strasburg High School wrestling coach Mike Wood has been saying since the beginning of the 2016-17 season that he considered Brandon Swink to be the favorite to win the 120-pound Virginia High School League state title among Group 2A competitors. The junior made his head coach look like a smart man on Saturday afternoon.

Prep scores: Feb. 18

February 19, 2017

Saturday’s results
Boys basketball
Region 4A East first round
Black Knights 72, Warriors 49
Sherando 15 7 8 19–49
Charlottesville 9 20 21 22–72
Sherando (14-11)
McKay 0

Prep scores: Feb. 17

February 17, 2017

Friday’s results
Boys basketball
Region 2A East first round
Eagles 56, Falcons 35
Central 8 11 5 11– 35
East Rockingham 12 15 17 12–56
Central (11-13)