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Six-run fifth inning lifts Rams past Generals

QUICKSBURG - It took Strasburg a little time to heat up on a cold, blustery day, but once the Rams did it was enough to pull out a victory. The Rams used a six-run fifth inning to pull out an 8-1 softball win over Shenandoah County rival Stonewall Jackson on Monday. “We had a slow start, ...

Warriors’ bats come alive, Dean and Tinsman limit Skyline to one hit in win

FRONT ROYAL – Sherando’s bats had yet to really come alive through the first five games of the 2018 high school baseball season. They heated up on a frigid night at Bing Crosby Stadium on Monday night. The Warriors tallied a season-high nine hits – including their first home run of the ...

Prep scores: April 9

Monday’s results Baseball Warriors 6, Hawks 1 Sherando 101 112 0 - 6 9 2 Skyline 000 100 0 - 1 1 4 Sh: Dean, Tinsman (4) and Ashby. Sk: Hugo, Cross (5) and Clingerman. WP - Tinsman; LP - Hugo. Records: Sherando 3-3 ...

Sherando’s Laing plays soccer in France with state ODP

STEPHENS CITY - For the second straight year, Ethan Laing got to experience a taste of Europe. The Sherando freshman recently played for the state Olympic Development Program soccer team in France. Last year he was part of the team that went to Germany and the Czech Republic. Laing said he ...

Weather hampers area track teams

The weather has played havoc with the area track and field teams all season and that continued this weekend with the cancellation of Strasburg’s Ram Country Invitational. The invitational was slated to be the first big meet of the season, every local team except for Stonewall Jackson was ...

Prep scores: April 7

Saturday’s results Baseball Wildcats 8, Colonels 7 Warren County 600 100 1-8 11 4 James Wood 000 500 2-7 7 3 WC: North, Sorge (3), Hudson (7) and R. Dodson. JW: Craig, George (1), Payne (6) and Monroe. Leaders: Warren County: Hunter Wines 2-for-4, 2 runs scored, 1 RBI; Ronnie Dodson ...

Sherando edges James Wood in softball

WINCHESTER - James Wood coach Todd Baker walked across the field and handed Sherando's Clarence Smith a wooden canteen after Thursday's softball clash between the Northwestern District rivals. The canteen, with a decoration on each side from both schools, goes to the winner whenever the ...

Young Hawks show signs of progress in boys soccer win over Strasburg

STRASBURG – Skyline High School’s boys soccer team isn’t exactly flush with varsity experience. A quick glance at the roster breakdown for the Hawks offers proof of that. Of the 20 players on the team’s 2018 roster, over half are underclassmen, and sophomores – there are eight of ...

Wildcats ride big innings to softball doubleheader sweep of Strasburg

FRONT ROYAL – Warren County’s softball team trailed early in each game of Friday evening’s doubleheader against Strasburg, and each time the big inning swung momentum in the Wildcats’ favor. Warren County combined to score three runs or more in five of the 10 frames played in the ...

Six-run sixth lifts Eagles over Generals

NEW MARKET - East Rockingham used a six-run, sixth inning to pull out its sixth win of the season Friday night. The Eagles broke open a tie game en route to a 13-4 Shenandoah District baseball victory over Stonewall Jackson at Rebel Park in a game that lasted nearly three hours. The Generals ...

Prep scores: April 6

Friday’s results Baseball Eagles 13, Generals 4 East Rockingham 000 036 4 –13 11 5 Stonewall Jackson 101 010 1 – 4 5 3 ER: Jefferson, Rexrode (7) and I. Kisling. SJ: Dotson, L. Ritchie (6), Dellinger (6) and Moomaw. WP – Jefferson. LP – Dotson. Warriors 4, Tigers ...

Shenandoah County Recreation League

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation 37-and-over men’s basketball league Standings: Northern Virginia Daily 1-0; MOJO 1-0; Valley Contracting Group 1-0; Gilbert for Delegate 1-0; SCOGS 1-0; Shaw Enterprises 0-1; Heishman Funeral Home 0-1; Thank You Vets 0-1; Busted Knees 0-1; Holtzman Oil ...

Shenandoah’s Dunn relishing chance to compete in football all-star game

Shenandoah University senior defensive back Devontae Dunn didn’t get the chance to play in his final college football game last November due to a groin injury that held him out of the Hornets’ home contest with Washington & Lee. He’s gotten the chance to return to the gridiron ...

Wildcats fall to Eagles in softball

BERRYVILLE - Warren County and Clarke County’s softball teams played Thursday for the first time in 17 days. The Eagles were able to shake off the rust a little quicker than the Wildcats. Clarke County used a big third inning to pull out a 10-0 non-district victory over Warren County. The ...

Prep scores: April 5

Thursday’s results Baseball Wildcats 4, Eagles 1 Warren County 110 020 0-4 10 1 Clarke County 000 001 0-1 5 4 WC: J. Dodson and R. Dodson. CC: Williams and Warren. WP-J. Dodson. LP-Williams. Leaders: Warren County: Hunter Wines 2-for-3, 1 run scored, 1 RBI; Jacob Dodson 1-for-3, 2 ...

Falcons learn from loss to Eagles

WOODSTOCK- Central's girls tennis team got a taste of state-caliber competition on Tuesday. The Falcons clashed with East Rockingham in a battle of two of the top teams in Class 2, Region B. Even though the Falcons came up short in a 6-3 loss, they learned a lot from the match. "I was excited ...

Recreation Events

The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held:   Youth trout derby Luray Parks and Recreation will host its annual free youth trout derby from 9 a.m. to noon April 14 along the Luray Hawksbill Greenway near the Park and Ride for ages 2 to 15. There will ...