Community Sports

Hunting season

Strasburg's Mary Mason, 12, shot this 8-point buck with a muzzleloader.   Submitted photo

November 20th, 2014

Strasburg’s Mary Mason, 12, shot this 8-point buck with a muzzleloader. Submitted photo

Local boxer loses in TV debut

October 31st, 2014

Local professional junior welterweight boxer Andrew Farmer (18-3, 7 KO) went down in the fourth round of his televised match with Danny O’Connor in Plymouth, Massachusetts, on Thursday night.

Made for TV

October 27th, 2014

FORT VALLEY — A local professional boxer is gearing up for the biggest fight of his career later this week.

Pants On Fire headlines field for Wild & Wonderful

September 17th, 2014

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — George and Lori Hall’s multiple graded stakes winner Pants On Fire looks for his first victory in over a year as he headlines Saturday night’s $100,000 Wild & Wonderful on Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races’ sixth annual Race for the Ribbon program.

Miss Behaviour favored in Charles Town Oaks

September 17th, 2014

Cal MacWilliam and Neil Teitelbaum’s Miss Behaviour will look to give her owners, trainer and jockey the richest win of their respective careers Saturday night as she faces a full field of nine other 3-year-old fillies in the $500,000 Charles Town Oaks (G3) at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.

Graded stakes winners among nominees for Charles Town Oaks

September 8th, 2014

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — Sweet Reason and Miss Behaviour, the top two finishers in the Test (G1) at Saratoga last month, as well as Stonetastic — a recent runaway winner of the Prioress (G2) — top a list of 35 nominees for the $500,000 Charles Town Oaks (G3) coming up on Sept. 20 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. The Charles Town Oaks, which will be run as a Grade 3 for the first time, serves as the marquee race on the track’s sixth annual Race for the Ribbon program.

Local softball squad wins national tourney

August 10th, 2014

Things didn’t start off well for the Shenandoah Valley Mavericks in the Softball Nation National Tournament on July 24-27, but they made sure it ended well.

Bowling alley offers glimpse into past

August 8th, 2014

MOUNT JACKSON — Even as you approach Shenandoah Bowling Lanes along Main Street in Mount Jackson, you get the sense that you’re about to take a short trip back in time.

Winchester Post 21 eliminated from tourney

July 24th, 2014

FRONT ROYAL — Winchester Post 21’s baseball team had its back against the wall on Thursday. Post 21 had a short turnaround after losing a heartbreaking extra-inning game on Wednesday night.

New travel team formed in Front Royal

July 22nd, 2014

Brad Curl knows that making the transition from hitting off a pitching machine to facing live pitching can be a difficult transition for young baseball players. So he developed a way to help some children in Front Royal face that challenge head on.

Senior squad finishes third

July 20th, 2014

Front Royal’s Senior League All-Star team played in the Virginia State Senior League Tournament last week, and although they came up short, they certainly had much to be proud of.