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Missed opportunities in first half doom Generals in loss to Cougars

QUICKSBURG - Stonewall Jackson didn’t get a victory on Friday night, but head coach Pete Lampman saw some positives from his team. The Generals played for four quarters and had some chances in the first half to keep the game close in an eventual 42-0 loss to Stuarts Draft in Shenandoah ...

Wildcats shut down at Culpeper

  By KIP RITENOUR For the Northern Virginia Daily CULPEPER -  Warren County's  quest for its first win of the season came up short at Culpeper as the Wildcats offense struggled once again, falling 19-0 to the Blue Devils. The Wildcats managed just 144 total yards of offense, ...

Hornets have chance to ‘put our name out there again’ vs. Randolph-Macon

WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University’s football team got back on track in a blowout win last week. A chance to shake up the picture in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference lies ahead for the Hornets. Shenandoah, fresh off a 59-34 win over Hampden-Sydney, hosts conference leader Randolph-Macon ...

Versatile Roy making impact for Hawks on both sides of ball

FRONT ROYAL – Marcel Roy brings some versatility to Skyline’s offensive line. The senior can play anywhere head football coach Heath Gilbert needs him to, and it’s paid dividends for the Hawks the last few years. Roy played at center on the offensive line the past two years, before ...

Focused Falcons ready to face Mountaineers

WOODSTOCK – After a hard-fought battle last week, Central head football coach Mike Yew said he doesn’t expect any kind of let down from his team this week against Madison County. The Falcons play at Madison County at 7:30 tonight in a Bull Run District contest. Last week, the Falcons saw a ...

Blue Devils will be another tough challenge for Wildcats

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County has endured some tough losses this season against quality opponents in a winless start to the year. Things won’t get easier for the Wildcats tonight as they play at Culpeper County. The Blue Devils lead the Class 3, Region B VHSL playoff power ratings, while the ...

Rams, Eagles to meet in district game full of playoff implications

STRASBURG – Strasburg’s football team has reeled off four straight wins since falling to Luray in Week 2. Next up for the Rams is a matchup with a longtime rival in a game filled with playoff implications. Strasburg, fresh off a dominant 35-7 win over George Mason last week, travels to ...

Generals working toward better discipline ahead of game vs. Draft

QUICKSBURG -- Stonewall Jackson’s football team played a competitive game against Robert E. Lee back in Week 5, falling to the 2017 Class 2 state runner-up by two touchdowns. The Generals have since gone back to being on the wrong of lopsided games. Stonewall was thumped by Class 1 power ...

Shenandoah Downs Entries

Saturday / Post Time: 2 p.m. 1st  Nw1pmlt $4,000 Pace 1. Nuclear Lauxmont (Ro Plante Jr) 6-1 2. Amazing Ponderosa (Co Braden) 6-1 3. Swinging Rockette (Ty Shehan) 4-1 4. Twin B Delightful (Wi Carter) 8-1 5. Hickory Sassyfast (Ch Shaw) 3-1 6. Birch Bark (Ro Hammer) 2-1 7. Fight ...

Prep scores: Oct. 13

Saturday's results Boys cross country Shenandoah County meet at Strasburg Team scores: 1. Strasburg 22, 2. Central 42, 3. Stonewall Jackson 69. Individual results: Strasburg: Anthony Cadle (First, 17:56), Dylan Baker (Second, 18:03), Zach Ritchie (Fourth, 18:23), Tyler Zimbro (Seventh, ...

Skyline Football Notebook: Hawks mix in fun, hard work on bye week

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline football coach Heath Gilbert said that it’s important for his players to be able to enjoy their bye week. That’s why each year they have a dodgeball tournament during the bye week. This week is Skyline’s bye week, and Gilbert said they had this year’s dodgeball ...

Prep scores: Oct. 11

Thursday's results Volleyball Warren County 3, Culpeper 1 (19-25, 25-18, 25-17, 27-25) Individual leaders: Warren County: Kaley Foulks 31 kills, 12 digs; Lauren Fox 10 kills; Morgan Coons 48 assists; Jayda Saulsbury 19 digs; Nicole Sayre 15 digs. Sherando 3, Liberty 0 Rappahannock County ...

Hogan adjusting well to new position for Wildcats

FRONT ROYAL - Brianna Hogan is adjusting well to her new role with Warren County. The junior moved from outside hitter to middle hitter this season for the Wildcats’ volleyball team, and on Tuesday she showed how formidable she can be. Hogan helped lead Warren County to a 3-0 (25-9, 25-15, ...

Recreation Events: Oct. 11

The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: Zombie Walk The Front Royal Zombie Walk will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 20 starting at the Bing Crosby Stadium and ending at the Gazebo. Information: 540-635-4181, ext. 246   Super Hero Scram 5k The ...

Hawks looking to take next step after loss to Warren

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline has shown that it can play with all the best teams in the region. Now assistant volleyball coach Kaitlin Erdman wants her team to take the next step – having a better mentality throughout a match. The Hawks played even in spurts with cross-town rival and defending ...

Rams show poise in volleyball sweep of Central

STRASBURG – The momentum in Tuesday’s volleyball match between county rivals Strasburg and Central changed in a matter of seconds. Sixty of them, to be exact. Central, the underdog in the Bull Run District contest, raced out to a quick 7-0 lead in the opening game and forced the Rams to ...

Stickley ties for fourth overall, leads Rams to fifth-place team finish

Seth Stickley couldn’t have picked a much better way to close out his golf career. The Strasburg senior shot a 75 in the Class 2 State Golf Championships Tuesday held at the Lonesome Pine Country Club in Big Stone Gap. Stickley finished tied for fourth overall. “I think I played great,” ...

Burr twins play key role in Strasburg’s success this season

STRASBURG - Jack and James Burr didn't get to play in the golf postseason as freshmen due to some bad timing. But today, the Strasburg twin brothers will be ending their high school golf careers with a trip to the state tournament. The Rams will be one of eight teams competing in the Class 2 ...

Prep scores: Oct. 9

Tuesday’s results Golf VHSL Class 2 State Championships At Lonesome Pine Country Club, Big Stone Gap, Par 71 Team scores: 1. Union 303, 2. Wilson Memorial 326, 3. Poquoson 327, 4. Appomattox 328, 5. Strasburg 333, 6. Radford 336, 7 tie. Maggie Walker 346, 7 tie. Virginia 346. Individual ...