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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 ...

Freshman see plenty of action in JMU rout

HARRISONBURG -- One big positive for James Madison University in its 75-14 victory over Norfolk State University was getting playing time for many players. JMU head coach Mike Houston said that he was able to play every dressed player who wasn't being red-shirted this season. "It was good ...

Gerald Almy: The challenge of owning 100-plus acres leads to downsizing

Regular readers of this column are familiar with my fanatic devotion to wildlife projects and land management. This concluding article of a two-part series explains why I will soon be downsizing the amount of such projects I undertake due to health and age issues. * * * * * After my wife, ...

Central Football Notebook: Falcons handling success one week at a time

WOODSTOCK – It would be easy for Central High School’s football team to become relaxed in its weekly preparation given the Falcons’ start to the season. The 2017 campaign is now four weeks old, and the Falcons don’t appear to be letting off the gas. Central’s 75-21 beat-down of ...

Prep scores: Sept. 18

Monday's results Golf Central, Harrisonburg at Spotswood Team scores: 1. Central 161, 2. Spotswood 164, 3. Harrisonburg 189. Individual leaders: Central: Coy Jimenez 36, Ben Ritenour 39, Sam Shifflett 43, Jared Rice 43, Luke Estep 46, Brandon Davis 47. Northwestern District ...

Hobart rallies in second half to top Shenandoah

GENEVA, N.Y. – Homestanding Hobart College used a big second half to rally for a 56-30 non-league football victory over Shenandoah on Saturday night at Boswell Field. Shenandoah (2-1) led 23-21 at the half thanks to a 17-point second quarter, but had no answer for the Hobart (2-1) rushing ...

Shenandoah Downs Results: Sept. 16

Saturday Sep 16, 20171st - $4,000 Pace 1:55.1 2-R N Nate (Ch Shaw) 3.40 3.60 3.20 6-Liberal (Je Lieberman)   3.00 3.40 7-Summer Deo (Fr Milby)     7.00 $1 Exacta Wagering (2-6) $7.40 $1 Trifecta Wagering (2-6-7) $98.20 Scratched: Tsm Leonidas T 2nd - $4,500 Pace 1:53.4 2-Fixed ...

Hornets shooting for validation of early success against Hobart

WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University’s football team has rolled through the first two weeks of the season. The Hornets now get the chance to make a statement this weekend. SU travels to Geneva, New York tonight for a 7 p.m.  non-conference contest against Hobart College, the first-ever ...

Shenandoah Downs Entries Saturday

Shenandoah Downs Entries Saturday Sep 16, 2017 Post Time:1:00 PM 1st  Nw2001L5cd $4,000 Pace 1. Look N Back (Ro Plante Jr) 5-1 2. R N Nate (Ro Hammer) 3-2 3. Every Play Counts (Ty Shehan) 5-1 4. Midnight Gambol (Ja Moyer) 8-1 5. P L Dragon (Ch Perry Jr) 10-1 6. Liberal (Je Lieberman) ...

JMU’s Stinnie grows to enjoy playing on the offensive line

HARRISONBURG -- Aaron Stinnie didn't want any part of playing on the offensive line. After finishing his redshirt freshman season at James Madison University, the coaching staff came to Stinnie and told him they wanted him to switch from defensive line to offensive line. "I was definitely ...

Dukes not taking Norfolk State lightly

HARRISONBURG -- Even though Norfolk State University enters this week 0-2, James Madison University football head coach Mike Houston said he expects a challenge from the Spartans when the two teams meet today at Bridgeforth Stadium. Houston said that Norfolk State showed improvement from ...

Hawks hoping to bounce back in road game at Handley

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline High School’s football team let one get away in an overtime loss to James Wood last week, and the Class 3 Hawks now seek to bounce back against yet another Class 4 Northwestern District foe this weekend. Skyline (1-2) travels to John Handley (1-2) for a district ...

Prep scores: Sept. 16

Friday's late results Football Wildcats 35, Colonels 8 James Wood 0 8 0 0--8 Warren County 7 14 7 7--35 First quarter WC: Dodson 1 run (Ashley kick), 5:17 Second quarter WC: Dodson 3 run (Ashley kick), 4:50 WC: Vogt 40 pass from Post (Ashley kick), 3:43 JW: Eggar 18 pass from Zebarth ...