Central High School

Central’s Strother looking to make most of senior year

WOODSTOCK -- Central's Ayanna Strother enjoys the thrill of playing defense. The senior basketball player has put up strong numbers defensively year after year. Strother said she prefers to play defense and get steals even more than scoring. "To me getting a steal is like the most awesome ...

Leemen knock off Falcons in regional semifinals

WOODSTOCK -- Central's stellar, history-making football season came to an end Friday night. The Falcons started off slow and couldn't recover in a 49-21 loss to Robert E. Lee in the Region 2B semifinals. "We weren't as disciplined as we should have been," Central coach Mike Yew said. "I'm ...

Prep scores: Nov. 18

Saturday's results Volleyball Class 3 state championship at VCU's Siegel Center, Richmond Lord Botetourt 3, Warren County 0 (25-14, 25-12, 25-17) Leaders: Warren County: Lauren Fox 9 kills; Kaley Foulks 8 kills, 10 digs, 2 aces; Morgan Coons 24 assists, 9 digs; Britney Carter 5 kills; ...

Falcons ready to face strong Leemen squad

WOODSTOCK -- When Central squares off with Robert E. Lee, the Falcons will face a different style of team than what they typically see. The second-seeded Falcons hosts Robert E. Lee at 7 p.m. tonight in the Region 2B football playoff semifinals. The Leemen use a spread offense and like to ...

Central’s Davis making most of return to football

WOODSTOCK -- Bryan Davis wasn't on the football field last year, but he learned a valuable lesson. The Central senior fullback/linebacker had to sit out the season due to ineligibility because of grades. He said it was difficult to watch his teammates play and not be out there with them. "It ...

Falcons hold onto winning formula in playoff win over Buffalo Gap

WOODSTOCK – Central High School’s football team talked about starting over and switching gears to playoff mode after going unbeaten during the regular season. The stakes may have changed when the No. 2 Falcons hosted No. 7 Buffalo Gap in the quarterfinal round of the Region 2B playoffs ...

Falcons finish third in Class 2 boys state championships

THE PLAINS -- Central had three all-state performers in Saturday's Class 2 boys cross country state championships. The Central trio of Mason Lucy-Speidel, Chase Rimel and Gus Wightman led the Falcons to a third-place finish at the state meet held at Great Meadow. Lucy-Speidel led the way as ...

Four area girls runners earn all-state honors

THE PLAINS -- LuLu Funkhouser capped off her high school cross country career with her second straight all-state performance. The Stonewall Jackson senior was one of four area girls runners to earn all-state honors in the cross country state championships on Saturday at the Great Meadow ...

On Campus Notebook: Singleton caps off volleyball career with All-ODAC honors

Ali Singleton (Stonewall Jackson '14) finished her volleyball career in style at Emory & Henry College. Singleton was recently named to the volleyball All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference third team. The senior outside hitter was second on the Wasps in kills (262) and total attacks ...

Prep scores: Nov. 11

Saturday's results Boys cross country Class 3 state championships at Great Meadow, The Plains Team results: 1. Western Albemarle 47, 2. Abingdon 101, 3. Christiansburg 104, 4. Cave Spring 107, 5. Waynesboro 134, 6. Brentsville 163, 7. James Monroe 165, 8. Fort Defiance 178, 9. Tabb 228, ...

After historic regular season, Falcons flip switch to playoff mode

WOODSTOCK – Central High School’s football team put together a regular season for the record books, going a perfect 10-0 for the first time in school history. Now the Falcons start all over again. Central’s unblemished regular season netted the Falcons the second seed in the Region 2B ...

All-Bull Run District Football team

All-Bull Run District Football team Offensive Player of the Year: Kyle Clanton, Central Defensive Player of the Year: Bryan Wallace, Clarke County First team Offense Pos. Name School Year C Grayson Manning Central Jr. OL Bryan Wallace Clarke Co. Sr. OL Declan ...

Falcons complete first undefeated regular-season in school history

STRASBURG -- Central made history on Friday night. The Falcons capped off the school's first-ever undefeated football regular season with a 42-6 Bull Run District victory over Shenandoah County rival Strasburg. "It means the world," Central senior Varsey Bright said. "Nobody's done that in ...

Prep scores: Nov. 4

Saturday's results Volleyball Region 2B tournament Quarterfinals Wilson Memorial 3, Strasburg 1 (17-25, 25-10, 25-10, 25-15) Region 1B tournament Quarterfinals Altavista d. Stonewall Jackson Friday's late results Falcons 42, Rams 6 Central 14 21 7 0--42 Strasburg 6 0 0 0--6 First ...

Falcons, Rams ready for Bull District clash

There is plenty at stake for both Central and Strasburg when the two teams meet tonight at Strasburg. An undefeated season, a playoff berth, a possible district title, the Shenandoah County championship, a top seed in the playoffs are all on the line. However, perhaps the biggest thing on the ...

All-Bull Run District Volleyball team

All-Bull Run District Volleyball team Player of the Year: MaKenna Santinga, Madison County First team Pos. Player School Year S MaKenna Santinga Madison County Jr. MH Allie Burbridge Madison County Jr. OH McKenzie Brady George Mason Jr. OH Sarah East Rappahannock ...

Prep scores: Nov. 1

Wednesday's results Boys cross country Region 4C Championships At Kernstown Battlefield Team scores: 1. Loudoun Valley 19, 2. Dominion 67, 3. Fauquier 112, 4. Riverside 134, 5. Sherando 140, 6. John Handley 144, 7. Woodgrove 157, 8. James Wood 166. All-region (top 15): 1. Sam Affolder ...

Falcons hold off Gladiators to remain undefeated

WOODSTOCK -- All season Central's offense has put up big numbers as the Falcons cruised through their schedule. On Friday night, it was Central's defense that made some of the biggest plays to keep the Falcons undefeated. Central used a third-quarter goal-line stand to hold off Riverheads ...