Prior to the start of the spring season last year, the Virginia High School League implemented a new rule that placed stricter limitations on the number of innings that high school pitchers could throw in a given time period.
WOODSTOCK -- Clarke County coach Susan Grubbs knows her softball team will have to score more runs this season, after losing pitcher Sarah Herndon to graduation last year. On Thursday night against Central, the Eagles showed they should be just fine this season without Herndon.
WOODSTOCK -- Central girls basketball coach Mallory Skarupa made all the right moves this season leading Central to its first state berth since 1996. Now that the season is over she has to work on getting down a few new dance moves.
WOODSTOCK -- Taishi Ukai wowed his teammates with a little sleight of hand during a preseason dinner for Central's boys soccer team, as he performed several card tricks that head coach Ted Poor said left more than a few Falcons "mesmerized."
You go to enough football camps and talk to enough football coaches, and sooner or later you'll hear all about players' "heads swimming" as they learn a new offense or defense, shift over to a new position, move up a level of competition or join a new program.