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Craig Murto: The Bristol bite

More than 26 hours after Kyle Busch led the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup field to the green flag from pole position, he crossed the line as the winner in Bristol, Tennessee. Rain caused the delay. Multiple delays, actually. But once all the racing finished on Monday afternoon, nearly everybody ...

Warriors still searching for cohesiveness after 4-4 start

STEPHENS CITY – Sherando’s girls soccer team is undergoing a bit of a youth movement in 2018. Of the 17 players listed on the team’s varsity roster, eight are freshmen and sophomores, and many of those underclassmen are regular starters for the Warriors. Youth can be an obstacle to ...

New faces helping lead Warren County boys tennis to success

FRONT ROYAL - Warren County’s boys tennis team has a mix of newcomers this season and it’s led to a much-improved squad. Most of the top six joined the team for the first time this year and have made big impacts on the squad. “We got a lot of new people,” Warren County junior Aidan ...

Prep scores: April 18

Wednesday’s results Baseball Generals 12, Bulldogs 2, 5 innings Stonewall Jackson 005 16-12 10 2 Luray 002 00-2 3 4 SJ: Somers and Cline. L: McAlister, D. Griffith (4), C. Griffith (5), Starke (5) and Graybeal. WP-Somers. LP-McAlister. Leaders: Stonewall Jackson: Tyler Somers 3-for-4, ...

Prep scores: April 17

Tuesday’s results Baseball Wildcats 11, Pioneers 1 Millbrook 001 00-1 3 2 Warren County 062 03-11 9 0 M: Stopha, Rucker (3), Rudolph (5) and Wolford. WC: J. Dodson and R. Dodson. WP- J. Dodson. LP- Stopha. Leaders: Warren County: Jacob Dodson 1-for-2, 3 RBIs, 1 run scored; Jackson ...

Strasburg sophomore Sager steady force for Rams

STRASBURG - Trevor Sager got a late start to his baseball career, but he’s come a long way in a short time. The Strasburg sophomore said he didn’t play at all until he was in fifth grade, but it didn’t take long for him to love the game. “I gave it a try, and at first I was like this ...

Central’s Bright signs letter of intent to play football at Glenville State

WOODSTOCK – Central High School senior Varsey Bright gave his verbal pledge to play football at Glenville State College on March 26. On Monday afternoon, the three-sport standout officially became a Pioneer. Bright signed his national letter of intent to play football at the NCAA Division ...

Stonewall’s Gibson ready for successful season at new position

QUICKSBURG - Casey Gibson has changed positions this season, and the move should benefit Stonewall Jackson. The Stonewall Jackson junior girls soccer player moved from a holding midfielder to an attacking midfielder, and she said she thinks her new spot is her best one. “I’m more in the ...

Pioneers rally past Warriors for district win

STEPHENS CITY - Sherando and Millbrook have made a habit of having dramatic baseball games over the years, and it continued Saturday. The Pioneers rallied in the seventh inning and then held on for a 2-1 Class 4, Northwestern District win by throwing a Sherando runner out at the plate to end ...

Prep scores: April 14

Saturday’s results Baseball Pioneers 2, Warriors 1 Millbrook 000 000 2-2 5 0 Sherando 000 100 0-1 6 0 M: Madagan, Benner (5) and Burger. S: Usa and Entsminger. WP- Benner (3-0). LP-Usa (1-2). Boys soccer Sherando 1, Millbrook 1, tie Softball Colonels 10, Wildcats 0, 5 ...

Lady Wildcats still working out the kinks in new playing style

FRONT ROYAL – A familiar face took over Warren County’s girls soccer program this season when former assistant Erly Moya stepped up following the departure of former head coach Mike Carpenter. Moya’s style and strategy, however, is taking some getting used to. “I’ve started a new ...

Pioneers topple Wildcats in softball

FRONT ROYAL - Millbrook had some close losses early in the season, but the Pioneers showed on Friday they may be turning things around. The Pioneers knocked off Warren County, 7-5, in Northwestern District softball action. It was Millbrook’s second win of the week, after starting the season ...

Prep scores: April 13

Friday’s results Baseball Clarke County 6, Strasburg 5, 8 innings Boys soccer Clarke County 8, Strasburg 0 Spotsylvania 3, Warren County 1 Girls soccer Clarke County 5, Strasburg 4 Madison County 4, Central 0 Spotsylvania 2, Warren County 1 Softball Pioneers 7, Wildcats ...

Shenandoah Adventure Weekend continues to grow

The Shenandoah Adventure Weekend is back for its eighth year. The event is being held in Bentonville this weekend and includes four different types of adventure races for four different levels of adventure racing. Adventure Enablers, run by Mark and Margo Harris, is putting on the event ...

Versatility a key for Central’s Philpott

WOODSTOCK - Ciara Philpott can play anywhere on the field for Central’s girls soccer team. The Central senior midfielder gives coach Kim Dellinger the advantage of knowing if he is missing a player that Philpott can fill the slot if needed. “You can use her any place on the field,” ...

Warriors overcome rocky start to pound Kettle Run

STEPHENS CITY – Sherando had the necessary answers to Kettle Run’s offensive outburst through the early innings of Thursday’s Class 4 Northwestern District baseball matchup. The Cougars tagged Sherando starting pitcher Hunter Entsminger for four runs in the first two frames, an output ...

Youth and experience providing perfect blend for Generals

QUICKSBURG - Stonewall Jackson’s girls soccer team has a strong blend of youth and experience this season and so far the combination has worked really well. The Generals are off to a solid start including a 9-0 Shenandoah District win over Buffalo Gap on Tuesday. Stonewall Jackson had ...

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation league results

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation men’s frostbite softball Standings: Tried and True Tattoo 2-0; Fine Line Mudcats 3-1; Panthers 1-3; Bad Intentions 0-0; Valley Builder’s 0-0; Full Draw 0-0; Ram Rods 0-0; Bad Influence 0-2. Results March 19 Fine Line Mudcats 30, Panthers 7; Tried ...