College

On Campus Notebook: Lane continues to make strides at George Mason University

Davina Lane (Sherando '17) continues to put together an impressive freshman track and field season at George Mason University. Lane finished eighth in the 400-meter hurdles at the Duke Invitational on April 21 at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. She finished the finals in a time of ...

Yellow Jackets sweep Hornets in key ODAC baseball doubleheader

WINCHESTER - Two powerhouse Division III baseball teams played a doubleheader on Saturday at Bridgeforth Field in Winchester. At the end of the day, Randolph-Macon College showed why it’s one of the top teams in the country. The Yellow Jackets used two strong pitching performances to sweep ...

Central’s Bright commits to Glenville State College

WOODSTOCK - Varsey Bright is going to play football at the next level. The Central senior recently committed to play football next season at Division II Glenville State College. “ I went to go visit the school. I just liked it,” Bright said in an interview after track and field practice ...

On Campus Notebook: Ansbro making impact at George Mason University

Bekah Ansbro (Central '16) is putting together another solid season for George Mason University. The sophomore pitcher has started a team-best 10 games and appeared in 13 games. She has thrown four complete games and has a 2-6 record with a 3.73 ERA. Ansbro has pitched 56.1 innings and also ...

Christendom’s Briggs named Student-Athlete of the Year

Helena Briggs was recently named the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association National Student-Athlete of the Year. The Christendom College two-sport star is studying abroad in Rome, Italy, for the semester and stated in an e-mail that she was shocked when she found out she had won the award. "To ...

Local trio making big impact for JMU baseball

HARRISONBURG – Colton Harlow, Conor Hartigan and Garrett Richards bring a local flavor to James Madison University’s baseball team and the trio are playing a big role in the Dukes’ success this season. Harlow, a 2014 Stonewall Jackson graduate, is JMU’s No. 1 pitcher. Hartigan, a ...

On Campus Notebook: Entsminger earns Player of the Week honor at Shepherd

Reid Entsminger (Sherando ’14) had a strong week for Shepherd University’s baseball team last week and he was honored for it. On Monday, the junior was named the Mountain East Conference Player of the Week. Entsminger hit .714 (5-for-7) in two games last week. The outfielder went 4-for-4 ...

On Campus Notebook: Beckner has strong showing for Ferrum

Zach Beckner (Warren County '16) is putting together another solid wrestling season for Ferrum College. The sophomore finished second in the 125-pound weight class on Feb. 10 in the Southeast Wrestling Conference Tournament held in Greensboro, North Carolina. Beckner went 2-1 in the meet with ...

Shenandoah women pick up first win in new gym

WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University's women's basketball team christened the opening of the James R. Wilkins Jr. Athletics & Events Center on Wednesday night with the first-ever Shenandoah win. Shenandoah used a key run late in the third quarter to pull out a 67-62 Old Dominion ...

On Campus Notebook: Lane off to fast start at George Mason University

Davina Lane (Sherando '17) has started her collegiate track and field career at George Mason University off on the right foot. Lane has had strong showings in her first two indoor track meets this season. The freshman placed sixth in the women's 60-meter hurdles on Jan 12-13 in the 2018 Navy ...

On Campus Notebook: Golden having strong season for Spiders

Grant Golden is having a big impact on the University of Richmond men's basketball team this season. The former Sherando standout leads the Spiders in scoring, averaging 14.9 points per game. The 6-foot-4 redshirt freshman center is also averaging 6.4 rebounds per game, and is third on the ...

Dukes, Bison ready for FCS showdown

HARRISONBURG -- Two powerhouse programs collide today when James Madison University and North Dakota State University play for the Football Championship Subdivision title in Frisco, Texas. The two teams will face off at noon today, in a game that can be seen on ESPN2. JMU head football coach ...

Bison bounce back strong after last year’s loss to JMU

HARRISONBURG -- North Dakota State University head football coach Chris Klieman wasn't going to let one loss change his team. After the Bison suffered a 27-17 loss to James Madison University in last year's Football Championship Subdivision semifinals, Klieman said that they simply went back ...

JMU Football Notebook: Seniors big reason for Dukes’ success

HARRISONBURG -- The seniors on James Madison University's football team have played a big part in the run the Dukes have been on. JMU head football coach Mike Houston said on Tuesday that the 23 seniors have been a very special group. "Just like with last year's (senior) group, this group ...

Houston builds JMU program in mold of North Dakota State

HARRISONBURG -- When James Madison University head football coach Mike Houston first took over the program two years ago he wanted the team to become more like North Dakota State University -- and it has. Houston said North Dakota State, which won five straight Football Championship ...

Kloosterman overcomes injury to play in his final home game for Dukes

HARRISIONBURG -- Jonathan Kloosterman wasn't going to let an injury keep him from playing in his final game at Bridgeforth Stadium. The James Madison University senior tight end and 2014 Strasburg graduate suffered a knee injury in the Dukes' Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinal win ...

JMU Football Notebook: Marshall peaking at right time for Dukes

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University junior running back Marcus Marshall picked the perfect time to be playing his best football. The Georgia Tech transfer has had his two best games of the season the last two weeks for the Dukes. In last weekend's 51-16 Football Championship Subdivision ...

Defense ignites Dukes to big win over Jackrabbits

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University is headed back to Frisco, Texas. JMU forced 10 turnovers, and dominated the second half en route to a 51-16 victory over South Dakota State University in the Football Championship Subdivision semifinals on Saturday. The top-seeded Dukes will play No. ...

JMU, North Dakota State headed for FCS finals showdown

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University and North Dakota State have seemed to be on a collision course all season and in three weeks the two powers will collide in the Football Championship Subdivision National Championship game. The Dukes are the reigning national champs with a 26-game ...

Motivated defense continues to shine for Dukes

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's defense had a little extra motivation on Saturday. The Dukes' defense didn't feel like they had played as well as they could have in last week's Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinal win over Weber State University. They certainly made up ...