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Prep scores: Dec. 15

Thursday’s results Boys basketball Falcons 55, Mustangs 49 George Mason 13 15 7 14 – 49 Central 10 19 11 15 – 55 George Mason (3-2, 1-1 Conference 35) Teshome 2 4-5 8, Andrianarison 0 0-0 0, Ashton 8 1-2 20, Green 2 0-0 4, Smith 6 0-0 12, Chatterjee 2 1-1 5. Totals 20-53 6-8 ...

Craig Murto: You can’t control the weather

Stock car racing and rain are not a good combination. NASCAR may allow some of its series to put on rain tires and compete on road courses if inclement weather arrives, but stock cars on ovals do not compete in the rain. Most of the time bad weather is the scourge of fans, competitors and ...

2016 Volleyball All-Area Team

Hannah Berger, SVCA The senior led the area with 302 kills and ranked second with 68 blocks. Berger also led the Patriots with 46 aces and chipped in 60 digs. She was a first team All-Mason-Dixon Christian Conference selection. Cassie Cooper, Strasburg The senior ranked seventh in ...

Central girls overcome slow start, hold off Stonewall

WOODSTOCK – Central’s girls basketball team suffered through a pair of lengthy scoring droughts in the first half of Wednesday’s game against county rival Stonewall Jackson and was outscored by 15 points in the fourth period. The Falcons still emerged on top. Central used a key run to ...

Martinsburg dispatches Sherando

STEPHENS CITY – Veteran Martinsburg High School boys' basketball Dave Rogers celebrated his 700th career victory Wednesday night at Sherando, as his Bulldogs from West Virginia knocked off the Warriors 73-66 in Interstate-81 basketball. Rogers' team proved to be too tall and too deep for ...

Dotson sparks Generals past Falcons

WOODSTOCK – Nick Dotson picked the right time to make some big plays on Wednesday night. The Stonewall Jackson junior sparked the Generals in the fourth period and they held on for a 45-44 non-district victory over Shenandoah County rival Central. "The fourth quarter is when it matters, ...

Prep scores: Dec. 14

Wednesday’s results Boys basketball Generals 45, Falcons 44 Stonewall Jackson 9 19 5 12 – 45 Central 15 13 3 13 – 44 Stonewall Jackson (4-1) Hoover 4 2-2 11, Davis 3 1-2 7, L. Patton 2 1-2 7, Sorrells 2 0-1 4, Dotson 6 4-4 16. Totals 17 8-11 45. Central (0-5) Patton 1 0-2 ...

2016 Girls Cross Country All-Area Team

First team Grace Dellinger, Strasburg The junior was 21st to lead the Rams in the Region 2A East meet in a time of 22:10. Dellinger was part of a trio of Strasburg runners to advance to the state meet. Dellinger placed 62nd at the Group 2A state meet. Hannah Dellinger, Strasburg The ...

Furious rally lifts Rams past Panthers in overtime

STRASBURG – Trailing by double digits in the final minutes of regulation, things weren’t looking too good for Strasburg. However, the Rams used their defensive pressure and a big advantage inside the paint to pull off a big comeback. The Rams made some big free throws and hit a couple ...

Wildcats continue to struggle in home loss to Dragons

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County High School’s boys basketball team matched visiting William Monroe point for point for three out of four quarters Tuesday night. Unfortunately for the Wildcats, a 13-2 run for the Green Dragons midway through the second period ultimately sealed the game’s ...

Prep scores: Dec. 13

Tuesday’s results Boys basketball Green Dragons 72, Wildcats 61 William Monroe 15 21 16 20 - 72 Warren County 16 10 15 20 - 61 William Monroe (5-1) Shackelford 8 2-3 18, McCain 3 2-5 9, Anderson 6 ...

Gerald Almy: Try these 10 tips for hunting squirrels

Even though their popularity has slipped in recent years with the rise in deer and turkey numbers, many local sportsmen still pursue gray and fox squirrels in late fall and winter. And it’s not hard to see why. Bushytails offer excellent chances for success. They can be pursued with a ...

Rivalry doubleheaders top week’s list of local basketball games

As the winter high school sports season approaches the holiday break coming up in two weeks, a pair of rivalry doubleheaders on the basketball court tops this week’s athletic events. Kicking off the rivalry theme will be Central and Stonewall Jackson’s boys and girls basketball programs, ...

2016 Boys Cross Country All-Area Team

First team Ryan Davis, Strasburg The senior finished 30th in a time of 17:45 at the Group 2A state meet. Davis also placed 30th in the Region 2A East meet in a time of 18:37. He led the Rams to a third-place finish in the Conference 35 meet this season. Bailey Grant, Warren ...