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Central’s Strother scores 1,000th point in victory over Strasburg

WOODSTOCK -- Ayanna Strother can now cross off one of her biggest goals of her girls basketball career. The Central senior scored her 1,000th point in a 53-36 girls basketball victory over Strasburg on Friday. "It was definitely a huge relief off my shoulders," Strother said in a interview at ...

Sherando girls ride strong first half to win over Skyline

FRONT ROYAL – With four games scheduled for this week, Sherando High School girls basketball coach Mike Marsh was hoping the Warriors would be afforded a chance to work in some reserves during Monday night’s road game at Skyline. A sound first half gave Marsh his wish. The Warriors put ...

Prep scores: Jan. 22

Monday’s results Boys basketball Warriors 79, Hawks 63 Sherando 17 20 26 16 – 79 Skyline 9 17 19 15 – 63 Sherando (6-9, 5-5 Northwestern District) McKay 2 3-4 7, Banks 2 1-3 5, Gibson 7 1-2 17, Dean 7 1-2 18, Usa 5 0-0 10, Washington 1 0-0 2, Lawson 1 0-0 2, Dahlinger 2 1-3 5, ...

Experienced McKay brings versatility to Warriors

STEPHENS CITY -- Matt McKay is in his third year on Sherando's varsity boys basketball team. This year his experience and versatility are showing and paying off for the Warriors. The senior can do a little bit of everything on the court for Sherando. "He's been progressing each year," ...

Skyline responds to early loss, places third at Strasburg Duals

STRASBURG – The high school wrestling postseason is on the horizon, and a young Skyline High School team showed on Saturday that it is developing the maturity it will need to handle adversity come playoff time. Competing in the Strasburg Duals, the Hawks opened the tournament with a loss to ...

Prep scores: Jan. 20

Saturday’s results Boys basketball Leemen 70, Generals 26 Stonewall 2 0 10 14 -- 26 Robert E. Lee 22 19 17 12 -- 70 Stonewall Jackson (6-11, 2-9 Shenandoah) Hoover 4 0-0 9, Pabon 1 0-0 2, Dotson 3 2-3 9, Brinkley 1 0-0 2, Hess 0 2-2 2, ...

Falcons hold off Rams for 14th straight win

STRASBURG -- Central boys basketball coach Jeff Whittle has warned his team that the Falcons will be getting every team's best shot. That was the case once again Thursday night. The Falcons held off a furious rally by Strasburg to pull out a 77-64 Bull Run District win. It was Central's 14th ...

Prep scores: Jan. 19

Friday's results Boys basketball Pioneers 62, Warriors 57 Sherando 8 19 9 21--57 Millbrook 15 13 14 20--62 Sherando (5-9) McKay 2 3-3 7, Washington 4 1-1 9, Lawson 0 1-4 1, Banks 3 3-4 10, Dalhinger 1 0-0 3, Gibson 5 0-0 13, Dean 3 2-2 8, Perry 3 0-0 6. Totals 21 10-14 ...

Second-quarter surge lifts Warriors past Trailblazers

STEPHENS CITY -- In a game of rallies, Sherando was able to build a big lead and hold on at the end on Wednesday night. The Warriors used their defense to take control of the game and held on for a 70-63 non-district boys basketball victory over Spotswood. The decisive run came in the ...

Shenandoah announces opening night for new athletics and events center

Shenandoah University will host its inaugural basketball games in the James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics & Events Center at the end of the month, Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Bridget Lyons announced Thursday. Beginning with a men’s and women’s doubleheader on Jan. 31, SU’s ...

Prep scores: Jan. 18

Thursday's results Boys basketball Falcons 77, Rams 64 Central 15 21 20 21--77 Strasburg 7 20 17 20--64 Central (14-1, 4-0 Bull Run) Patton 4 3-6 13, Strother 4 4-5 13, Dyer 1 0-2 2, Bright 3 6-9 13, Estep 9 6-11 28, Shifflett 1 2-4 4, Davis 2 0-0 4. Totals 24 21-37 77. Strasburg ...

Warren County’s Garnett taking game to new heights

FRONT ROYAL -- Colby Garnett may stand out on a basketball court for his lack of size, but his play more than makes up for any height differential. The 5-foot-6 Warren County senior point guard said that he is used to typically being the smallest player on the floor and he doesn't let it ...

On Campus Notebook: Lane off to fast start at George Mason University

Davina Lane (Sherando '17) has started her collegiate track and field career at George Mason University off on the right foot. Lane has had strong showings in her first two indoor track meets this season. The freshman placed sixth in the women's 60-meter hurdles on Jan 12-13 in the 2018 Navy ...

Sharp named Shenandoah County Soccer League president

The Shenandoah County Soccer League, Inc. recently announced that Adam Sharp has been named president of the league. Sharp has been treasurer for the league for the last four years. He is taking over for Devon Pence, who was president from 2013-17. Sharp said that he's excited to be in the ...

Craig Murto: Will Danica ever race again?

Will Danica Patrick ever race again? That is the question looming over her racing career. After she was dismissed from her Monster Energy NASCAR Cup ride due to sponsor issues, in November she announced she would compete in the 2018 Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500 to end her driving ...

Prep scores: Jan. 17

Wednesday's results Boys basketball Warriors 70, Trailblazers 63 Spotswood 16 10 9 28--63 Sherando 13 17 23 17--70 Spotswood (11-4) Hunter 4 1-2 9, Mushagasha 2 0-0 6, Pacheco-Ortiz 2 1-4 5, Strawderman 9 2-4 28, Smith 5 3-5 13, Ischinger 1 0-0 2. Totals 23 7-15 63. Sherando ...

More experienced, confident Cunningham leading way for Wildcats

FRONT ROYAL-- Cor'shauna Cunningham wasn't real confident in herself on the basketball court when she first started playing for Warren County. However, over the last few years that has changed. Cunningham played basketball for the first time in the 8th grade and she said it took her a while to ...

Versatile Estep making big impact for Falcons

WOODSTOCK -- Luke Estep can do it all on the basketball court. The Central senior forward leads the team in almost every major category. Estep said being versatile is something that he strives to do. "If you're a one-dimension player or even a two-dimension player then you become easily ...

Peter Brookes: Hittin’ the ‘Hooch: Fishing in Georgia

When you think of the state of Georgia, you probably think of things like the epic movie, "Gone with the Wind," peanuts, searing summer heat, perhaps even the southern start of the 2,000-plus mile long Appalachian Trail. It's certainly not trout fishing – at least not for me. That's why I ...

Prep scores: Jan. 15

Monday's results Girls basketball Central 56, Turner Ashby 40