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Express end regular season with rout of Cannons

July 26, 2016

STRASBURG – Tuesday’s Valley Baseball League matchup between Strasburg and Purcellville served as a preview of sorts for the first round of the North Division playoffs. The Express will be hoping for a repeat in Thursday’s encore at First Bank Park.

Sherando’s Borst places second at Fargo

John Borst

July 25, 2016

John Borst enters every wrestling tournament aiming to win. Never is his goal to simply be the runner-up. But the Sherando rising senior felt few qualms about his second-place finish at the USA Wrestling Junior Men’s Freestyle National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota, this past weekend.

Fadely makes early commitment to play soccer at Longwood

Layne Fadely, 16, of Woodstock, a rising junior at Central High School, has already verbally committed to play Division I college soccer at Longwood University.  Rich Cooley/Daily

July 24, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Nearly two years ago, early in her soccer career with the Herndon United 99 travel squad, Layne Fadely started realizing that fellow players were making their college commitments as early as their sophomore and junior years of high school. She took note and made herself a similar goal.

Wiley, Cardinals power past River Bandits

July 19, 2016

FRONT ROYAL – As the end of the Valley Baseball League regular season draws near, Front Royal is hoping to strengthen its hold on a playoff spot. The Cardinals took a step in that direction Tuesday night with an offensive outburst against visiting Woodstock.

MMA’s Myers to host youth basketball camp next week

Chad Myers

July 18, 2016

Massanutten Military Academy postgraduate basketball coach Chad Myers stressed the importance of getting the program involved in the local community upon his return to the Woodstock school in April. In that vein, the academy will open its gymnasium doors to local youth next week for the Chad Myers Basketball Camp.

Post 21 gets complete effort in rout of Post 53

July 7, 2016

WINCHESTER – Winchester Post 21 manager Anthony Hargrove said he “chewed out” his team for a lackluster showing on the road against Ashburn Post 2001 earlier this week, chiding them for not putting forth the energy expected of the defending American Legion District 16 champions. Post 21 seemed to get the message.

Express, Rebels lead VBL North’s all-star selections

Strasburg shortstop Tyler Halas drops the ball as he was preparing to turn a double play against Purcellville on June 9. Rich Cooley/Daily

July 6, 2016

STRASBURG – Rosters for the 2016 Valley Baseball League All-Star Game were announced Tuesday morning, and local teams will be well represented when some of the top players in the VBL hit the field Sunday at James Madison University’s Veterans Memorial Park in Harrisonburg.