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The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: Night catfishing The Town of Luray will offer night catfishing until midnight today at Lake Arrowhead, 265 Lake Arrowhead Road, Luray. Fishing permits are required and are available for ages 16 and older at the Parks ...

Generals face challenge against undefeated Robert E. Lee

QUICKSBURG -- All season Stonewall Jackson has played teams that like to run the football. Today the Generals will face a different challenge as they take on a Robert E. Lee squad that likes to throw the football. The Generals host undefeated Robert E. Lee at 7 p.m. The Fighting Leemen are led ...

Rams host Wildcats in homecoming clash

Warren County High School’s football team has turned the page from a three-win season in 2016, starting anew in 2017 with a renewed energy under a new head coach. But of the few things some Wildcats are holding onto from a season ago, it’s the feeling of utter defeat that they felt ...

Warriors set to renew rivalry with Liberty in battle of unbeatens

STEPHENS CITY – The matchups between Sherando and Liberty high schools on the football field emerged as quite the rivalry several years ago. Those two schools will clash for the first time in three years – now as Class 4 Northwestern District rivals – with tonight's 7 p.m. kickoff in ...

SU’s Taylor to be inducted into Hokies’ Hall of Fame this weekend

Former Virginia Tech linebacker Ben Taylor had been back to Blacksburg just once in the last decade. Life after football – starting a family, as well as a teaching and coaching career – hasn’t afforded many trips down Interstate 81. Taylor returned to Tech’s campus this week for the ...

Prep scores: Sept. 21

Thursday’s results Golf East Rockingham 3, Stonewall Jackson 2 At Woodstone Meadows (9-hole match play) Stonewall individual winners: No. 2 Yash Desai (2 and 1), No. 4 Tucker Dorman (2 and 0). Volleyball Buffalo Gap 3, Stonewall Jackson 0 (25-11, 25-8, 25-8) James Wood 3, Sherando 0 ...

Stonewall hires Sanders as its new boys basketball coach

Stonewall Jackson High School has found its next varsity boys basketball coach, and it’s a name that should be familiar to many in the Shenandoah District. Jim Sanders, formerly the longtime boys hoops coach at Luray High School, will take over the Generals for the 2017-18 season. The ...

Prep scores: Sept. 20

Wednesday’s results Boys cross country Warren County, Brentsville at William Monroe Team scores: 1. William Monroe 28, 2. Warren County 29, 3. Brentsville 125. Warren County individual leaders: 1. D.J. Staton, 2. Bailey Grant, 6. Nathan Brown, 8. Jaydon Halter, 12. Nolan Johnson. Girls ...

Peter Brookes: Try 3-D shooting to get an archery A-game

It was clear I needed to up my archery game. Sure, being self-taught, I’d gotten to the point where I could consistently hit an 8-inch circle on a big bag target at 20- and 30-yards with a 60-pound draw Mathews compound bow using field-tipped arrows across a flat, grassy field. Oh yeah, in ...

JMU Football Notebook: Dukes stay united in tough times

HARRISONBURG -- It's been a tough week for James Madison University's running backs. Redshirt senior Cardon Johnson suffered a season-ending injury in JMU's 75-14 victory over Norfolk State University last weekend. Junior running back Trai Sharp found out on Saturday during the game that ...

Prep scores: Sept. 19

Tuesday's results Boys cross country Mustangs 15, Rams 50 George Mason at Strasburg Individual results: Strasburg: Anthony Cadle (Eighth, 20:09), Tyler Zimbo (Ninth, 20:09), Austin Whiteman (10th, 20:15), Joshua Knight (18th, 21:10), Zachary Asher (22nd, 21:35), Jack Miller (25th, ...

Wildcats dominate line of scrimmage in victory

FRONT ROYAL -- Warren County did exactly what they set out to do on Friday night. The Wildcats dominated both lines of scrimmage en route to a 35-8 Northwestern District football victory over James Wood. "It feels good," Warren County offensive lineman Jake DiPatre said. "Our team came out ...

Clanton, Falcons streak past Park View for blowout win

WOODSTOCK – Central High School junior Kyle Clanton said he checks in with Jeff Walters, who keeps the stats for the Falcons’ football team, along the sideline each time he scores a long touchdown during a game, simply to feel the adrenaline rush when he is told how long his most recent ...

Dukes remain undefeated with rout over Spartans

HARRISONBURG --A great win took a somber turn for James Madison University's football team on Saturday. The Dukes cruised to a 75-14 victory over Norfolk State University, but JMU junior running back Trai Sharp received bad news. Sharp was informed during the fourth quarter that his father ...

Moten rushes for 6 TDs as Handley hammers Hawks

WINCHESTER – John Handley High School football coach John Davis said following Saturday’s game against Skyline that the Judges entered the Northwestern District matchup determined to ride the legs of senior running back Christian Moten and “see how it went.” As it turned out, that game ...

Recreation Leagues: Sept. 14

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department Men's fall softball Standings Valley Builders 2-0; Racey's Paving 2-0; Chico's Bail Bonds 1-1; Mike Chavez Masonry 1-1; Michael A Manuel Trucking 0-2; Rookies 0-2. Results Sept. 11 Valley Builders 23, Rookies 2 Valley Builders 18, Chico's ...

Warren County Football Notebook: Defense shines for Wildcats against Colonels

FRONT ROYAL -- Warren County's defensive line faced a tough challenge last Friday night when it faced a big James Wood offensive line. The Colonels had been having success running the ball against teams this season. However, Warren County held James Wood to only 94 rushing yards. Warren ...