FRONT ROYAL – John Ritter knew the potential was there for Skyline as his second season as the school’s varsity softball coach approached in 2017.
His head coaching debut with the Hawks in 2016 was a successful one as Skyline came within a win of reaching the program’s first state ...
Rachel Sirbaugh, Skyline
The sophomore batted .387 with two home runs, four doubles, two triples, 14 RBIs and 14 runs scored. Sirbaugh was a second team All-Conference 28 selection as a designated player.
Emma Benson, Skyline
The freshman shortstop hit .383 ...
Last week we looked at some of the reasons why micronutrients and a few other lesser-known elements are important for food plots and agricultural crops as well. Here’s a rundown on eight of the most important ones that plots might need.
Boron is vital for both forming and ...
When the Warren County boys basketball head coach position opened up it was an opportunity that John Kelly couldn't pass up.
Kelly, who has been the Warren County girls basketball coach for the last 10 years, was hired as the boys basketball coach recently.
"I've coached 20 years as a varsity ...
J.P. Bennett, Central
The senior forward led the area with 26 goals and added five assists for the Falcons. Bennett was a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 pick and second team All-Region 2A East.
Sean Buono, Sherando
The senior forward ranked second in the ...
Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Michigan International Speedway put an exclamation point on what's wrong with NASCAR's feeder series; the Cup drivers stealing the show.
It appeared that William Byron was headed to his first Xfinity Series victory. The 19-year-old rookie, a Hendrick ...
STEPHENS CITY – High school coaches in every sport have players come through their programs that leave behind a little bit extra than most upon their departure. Hannah Max’s girls soccer career at Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy lasted only two years, but her impact won’t be something ...
STEPHENS CITY – Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy’s drive to achieve the 2017 National Association of Christian Athletes Division I championship began well before the season did. In fact, as the 2016 season was coming to a close, the Patriots were already talking about returning to ...
Haley Bischoff, Strasburg
The senior goalkeeper led the area with 264 saves and posted two shutouts. Bischoff was a second team All-Region 2A East selection and a first team All-Bull Run District and All-Conference 35 pick.
Lauren Cook, Central
The junior forward led the ...
Player of the Year: Austin Smallwood, Eastside
Coach of the Year: Eric Altizer, Auburn
Pos. Name School Year
P Austin Smallwood Eastside Sr.
P Hunter Williams Windsor Sr.
C Kyle Altizer Auburn Sr.
1B Cole Harness Eastside Jr.
2B Davis Powell Windsor Jr.
SS Jacob ...
Player of the Year: Hunter Brown, John Battle
Coach of the Year: Jacob Waller, Dan River
Pos. Name School Year
P Carson Bell Washington & Lee Jr.
P Desmond Austin Virginia High Sr.
C Jacob Day Page County Sr.
1B Bryce Carter Stuarts Draft Sr.
2B Bryce Bowman John ...
STEPHENS CITY – Sean Buono’s inspiration for picking up soccer came around the age of 5, when he spent time watching his older brother Tommy kick a soccer ball around the yard.
Sean, who just finished up his senior year at Sherando High School, recalled last week the summers spent with his ...
STEPHENS CITY – Sherando High School longtime boys soccer coach Patrick Anderson was in a comfortable position before the Warriors even stepped foot on the soccer field in 2017. To figure out how Anderson got there, however, it’s necessary to backtrack.
Two years ago, Sherando fell in ...
Jay Barnes had a tough decision to make at the end of the baseball season.
The four-year Skyline head baseball coach was having a hard time juggling his family time and his duties as coach. So on June 2 he resigned as the Skyline baseball coach.
Barnes' second child Hank was born last month ...
Micronutrients are vital for all life forms including humans, animals, and plants. If you grow food plots for deer and other wildlife, they also need them to grow and thrive. And when those plants have sufficient micronutrients, it also helps the deer and other animals that eat those crops and ...
The Virginia High School Coaches Association’s annual all-star baseball game will return to the Shenandoah Valley for the first time in three decades.
This year’s edition, officially titled the VHSCA 2017 Red-Blue All-Star Baseball Game, will take place at James Madison University’s ...
STEPHENS CITY -- Before this season, Davina Lane had already done some impressive things in track and field. But this season she took her high school career to new heights.
Lane capped off her stellar career with three state titles and maybe even more impressively qualified for the Group 4A ...
STEPHENS CITY -- Sherando's girls track and field team certainly had a standout athlete to lean on this season, but it took a team effort to achieve one of its biggest goals -- a Conference 21 West crown.
Sherando senior Davina Lane scored 51 points in the meet, but it took 150 to win the meet ...
Cor'shauna Cunningham, Warren County, throws
The junior placed fourth in the Group 3A shot put with a throw of 35-10.50. Cunningham also placed fifth in the discus in the Group 3A meet with a throw of 113-03.
Mikayla Helsley, Central, hurdles
The sophomore placed eighth in the ...
WOODSTOCK -- Kyle Clanton, Saxon Franklin, Coy Jimenez and Carston Shockey knew from the very first meet of the season that could something special this year -- and they did.
The Central quartet not only defended their Group 2A state title in the 4x400-meter relay they broke the state record ...