Brad Fauber

Hosaflook getting resettled after return to Falcons

Central High School football coach Mike Yew gives instructions during a recent practice.  Rich Cooley/Daily

August 26, 2015

WOODSTOCK – Jordon Hosaflook last played football at Central High School his freshman season in 2012 and spent his last two years playing at Liberty High in Glen Daniel, West Virginia. Now entering his senior year, Hosaflook is back on the field for the Falcons.

Colonels sweep Falcons

August 25, 2015

WOODSTOCK – The disparity was easy to assume before Central’s volleyball team took the court against visiting James Wood in its season opener Tuesday night.

Hamman taking the reins of Hawks’ offense

Skyline High School head coach Heath Gilbert looks over his list during a recent  practice.  Rich Cooley/Daily

August 24, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – The quarterback position was one of the many holes Skyline’s football team needed to fill this season and head coach Heath Gilbert has praised the progression of senior Dylan Hamman as he prepares to make his first varsity start on Friday at Central.

Rams still searching for starting quarterback

Strasburg High School's offense runs a play during a drill at a recent practice.  Rich Cooley/Daily

August 21, 2015

STRASBURG – Strasburg High School opens its 2015 football season at Stonewall Jackson High School next Friday but the Rams still don’t know who their quarterback will be.

VBL names Stroop manager of year

August 12, 2015

Nearly a week after guiding the Strasburg Express to its first Valley Baseball League championship, Stephanos Stroop has been named the league’s top manager.

Staying Alive

Strasburg Express shortstop David McTaggart looks for a double play after forcing out Staunton's Kurtis Brown during game two of the Valley Baseball League Championship series against Staunton Wednesday night in Strasburg. McTaggart didn't have a play at first during second inning action.Rich Cooley/Daily

August 5, 2015

STRASBURG – The rally fell just a little short for the Strasburg Express Wednesday night.

A quick study

Central senior Joseph Plauger returns to lead the Falcons' golf team this season after qualifying for the Group 3A state tournament last fall.   Brad Fauber/Daily

August 4, 2015

BASYE – Compared to most high school golfers, Central senior Joseph Plauger is a newcomer to the sport.

Back To Work

Central assistant football coach Rowdy Hoover demonstrates a drill for members of the Falcons' varsity football team during practice Thursday morning in Woodstock.   Brad Fauber/Daily

July 30, 2015

WOODSTOCK – It’s that time of year again, the time when high school football players brave the intense midsummer heat to begin preparations for the upcoming season.

River Bandits beat Cards to even playoff series

July 30, 2015

WOODSTOCK – Facing playoff elimination for the second time in three days, the Woodstock River Bandits continued to keep their season alive Wednesday night in the second game of a best-of-three Valley Baseball League playoff series against Front Royal.

Cardinals top River Bandits

July 28, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – On a night when Front Royal manager Brad Neffendorf resorted to trying everything he could help his team scrape across a few runs, the Cardinals leaned heavily on pitching – and the arms delivered.

River Bandits clinch spot in playoffs

July 27, 2015

WINCHESTER ¬ – Woodstock’s late-season push for a spot in the Valley Baseball League playoffs came to a dramatic and fortunate end for the River Bandits in Monday night’s play-in game against Winchester at Bridgeforth Field.

River Bandits, Royals split doubleheader

July 21, 2015

WOODSTOCK – In the midst of a late-season surge, the Woodstock River Bandits missed out on a chance to vault themselves into fourth place in the Valley Baseball League’s North Division Tuesday night.

Legion teams ready for tournament

July 20, 2015

Winchester Post 21 is back in familiar territory heading into this week’s American Legion District 16 baseball tournament.