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Post 53, Post 21 ready for district tourney

WINCHESTER -- The American Legion District 16 baseball tournament will be held next week and there will be a lot on the line for Front Royal Post 53, while Winchester Post 21 will be playing mostly for pride. The eight-team tournament starts Wednesday at higher seeds, with the semifinals and ...

Steele pursuing career as NASCAR pit crew member

Gage Steele is moving on from football, but looking toward a possible new career in the world of sports. The Warren County High School graduate recently went to a NASCAR Pit Crew Combine in Concord, North Carolina. Steele said that he found out a few days ago that he advanced to the next ...

Steele earns NFL tryout with Saints

Gage Steele is getting an opportunity of a lifetime. The Warren County High School and James Madison University graduate is trying out with the New Orleans Saints today at the Saints' rookie minicamp in Metairie, Louisiana. Steele, who played at JMU for the last five seasons, found out on ...

On Campus Notebook: Harlow picks up big victory for Dukes

Colton Harlow (Stonewall Jackson '14) played a big part in James Madison University's baseball success this past weekend. The junior pitcher went 5.2 innings on Saturday in a 7-4 victory over Towson University. Harlow picked up the win, struck out two with one walk. On April 26, Harlow ...

Dukes pleased with football spring season

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's football team wraps up its spring season today and the Dukes are feeling pretty good about how things have went over the last few weeks. JMU, just three months removed from winning the Football Championship Subdivision national title, has been ...

Transfers Little, Marshall fitting in at JMU

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's football squad is losing some talent from this past season's Football Championship Subdivision National Championship team. However, two former Football Bowl Subdivision players will look to help fill that void. Gus Little, a transfer from the ...

Dukes receive championship rings after spring football game

HARRISONBURG -- Three months ago James Madison University won its second Football Championship Subdivision National Championship in school history. On Saturday the Dukes had one last celebration and added some bling to their accomplishment. The Dukes received their National Championship ...

Steele, Dukes enjoy JMU’s Pro Day

HARRISONBURG — Many of James Madison University's football seniors were reunited in the bitter cold for a great reason Wednesday — JMU’s Pro Day. There were 10 seniors, one former player and four players from Virginia Military Institute participating in JMU’s Pro day in front of ...

The voice of JMU women’s basketball

WOODSTOCK -- For many years Craig Orndorff has been the voice of high school sports in Shenandoah County. Now Orndorff is also the voice of James Madison University women's basketball. The Edinburg resident took over as the radio play-by-play announcer for the JMU/Sprint Broadcast Network, ...

On Campus Notebook: Dukes’ Harlow earns CAA, national honors

James Madison University’s Colton Harlow (Stonewall Jackson ’14) had a career-best day on Friday. Harlow pitched a complete game five-hitter against Coppin State in a 12-1 baseball victory. He struck out a career-high 15 batters with no walks. Harlow, who is now 1-1 on the season, has ...

Elon knocks off JMU for CAA tourney title

HARRISONBURG -- The third time was the charm for Elon University's women's basketball team. The Phoenix avenged two regular season loses to James Madison University with the most important win of all. Top-seeded Elon led most of the way in a 78-60 victory over the Dukes in the Colonial ...

Hall, Dukes rally past Dragons in CAA tourney semis

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's defense came to life just in time Friday night. JMU erased a double-digit deficit and rallied for a 76-68 victory over Drexel in the Colonial Athletic Association women's basketball tournament semifinals. The Dukes play top-seeded Elon in tonight's ...

Defense sparks Dukes past Seahawks

HARRISONBURG --James Madison University's women's basketball team made history on Thursday night. The Dukes set two Colonial Athletic Association women's basketball tournament defensive records in a 52-27 victory over UNC-Wilmington in the quarterfinals at JMU's Convocation Center. The ...

CAA women’s tournament notebook: JMU confident in offense for semifinals

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University head women's basketball coach Sean O'Regan isn't concerned about his team's shooting struggles on Thursday night. In fact he believes it's a positive. The Dukes shot just 32.8 percent (19-for-58) from the field in their 52-27 victory over ...

Dukes excited to host CAA women’s basketball tourney

HARRISONBURG -- Precious Hall couldn't be more excited for her final women's basketball games at James Madison University's Convocation Center this week. The JMU redshirt senior and her teammates will get to play on their home court as JMU hosts the Colonial Athletic Association tournament. ...

Harlow living his dream, making impact for the Dukes

HARRISONBURG -- Colton Harlow is living out his dream. The 2014 Stonewall Jackson graduate and James Madison University junior pitcher dreamed of one day playing for the Dukes, and he has become a key player for the squad. "It's a blessing," Harlow said with a smile Saturday after the ...

Hall making most of senior season at JMU

HARRISONBURG -- When asked what his team would look like if redshirt senior Precious Hall hadn't returned to the team this year, James Madison University head women's basketball coach Sean O'Regan said he couldn't give an answer. "It would be tough for me to imagine, so I'll just answer ...

Hall, Dukes rally past Cougars in regular-season finale

HARRISONBURG -- Coming off a loss, James Madison University's young women's basketball team was put to the test again Wednesday. The Dukes rallied from an eight-point third quarter deficit and pulled out a 74-60 victory over College of Charleston in Colonial Athletic Association action. It ...

Steele has storybook ending to stellar JMU career

It was a perfect ending. James Madison University redshirt senior linebacker Gage Steele couldn’t have scripted the ending to his college football career any better than how it finished Saturday. The 2012 Warren County graduate helped lead the Dukes to the Football Championship Subdivision ...