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Cross-town rematch: Hawks, Wildcats ready for playoff showdown

FRONT ROYAL -- For the second time in two weeks, cross-town rivals Skyline and Warren County will meet -- this time the season is on the line. Seventh-seeded Skyline will play at second-seeded Warren County tonight in the Class 3, Region 3B football quarterfinals at 7 p.m. "First time ...

Generals looking to take advantage of playoff opportunity

QUICKSBURG -- Stonewall Jackson has been given a second chance and the Generals are looking to make the most of it. The Generals will travel to Altavista for a Class 1, Region 1B football playoff quarterfinal at 7 tonight. There are only six teams in Region 1B eligible for the Virginia High ...

After historic regular season, Falcons flip switch to playoff mode

WOODSTOCK – Central High School’s football team put together a regular season for the record books, going a perfect 10-0 for the first time in school history. Now the Falcons start all over again. Central’s unblemished regular season netted the Falcons the second seed in the Region 2B ...

More challenges in store for Rams in playoff rematch with top-seeded Eagles

STRASBURG – High roster turnover made a return to the playoffs a challenge for Strasburg High School’s football team entering the 2017 campaign, but the Rams are back in the postseason. The Rams jumped into the eighth and final spot in the Region 2B playoff field despite a lopsided loss to ...

Warriors face off with Dominion in return to playoffs

STEPHENS CITY – Sherando High School’s football team missed out on the playoffs last season, snapping a string of seven straight seasons with a playoff appearance for the Warriors. That proud program is back in the postseason in 2017. Sherando improved its win total by two games this ...

SU men’s hoops in a cultural overhaul under Walsh as opener approaches

WINCHESTER – Adam Walsh has spent the last five months as Shenandoah University’s new men’s basketball coach overhauling a program, from a culture standpoint, that has been mired in mediocrity for most of the past decade. Walsh is already making the Hornets physically stronger with a ...

Prep scores: Nov. 10

Friday's results Boys cross country Class 4 state championships at Great Meadow, The Plains Team results: 1. Loudoun Valley 15, 2. Dominion 103, 3. Blacksburg 104, 4. Grafton 123, 5. Midlothian 138. Individual results: Sherando: James Harris (23rd, 16:51), Christian Arellano (25th, ...

MMA postgrad basketball’s Bolton, Martin sign with colleges

WOODSTOCK – Two members of Massanutten Military Academy’s postgraduate boys basketball team have signed on with NCAA Division I colleges to further their playing careers. Colonels point guard Rasir Bolton and shooting guard Tyrese Martin signed with Penn State and Rhode Island, ...

Class 4 All-Northwestern District Football Team

Offensive Player of the Year: Hunter Entsminger, Sherando Defensive Player of the Year: JoJo Doleman, Sherando Coach of the Year: Charles Porterfield, Kettle Run First Team Offense Pos. Name School Year QB Hunter Entsminger Sherando Jr. C Nic Kline Millbrook Sr. OL Julian ...

Class 4 All-Northwestern District Volleyball Team

Co-Players of the Year: Maggie Wise, Handley; Victoria Johnson, Millbrook Coach of the Year: Carla Milton, Millbrook First Team Pos. Name School Year OH Madison Carter Fauquier Sr. OH Maggie Wise Handley Sr. OH Victoria Johnson Millbrook So. H/S Jules ...

Class 3 All-Northwestern District Volleyball Team

Player of the Year: Brooke Dunn, Manassas Park Co-Coaches of the Year: Kate Darlington, Manassas Park; Dorinda Robinson, Warren County First Team Name School Year Brooke Dunn Manassas Park Sr. Kaley Foulks Warren County Jr. Yanira Lopez Manassas Park Jr. Morgan Coons Warren ...

All-Region 3B Volleyball Team

Player of the Year: Kaley Foulks, Warren County Coach of the Year: Dorinda Robinson, Warren County First Team Name School Year Kaley Foulks Warren County Jr. Brooke Dunn Manassas Park Sr. Yanira Lopez Manassas Park Jr. Morgan Coons Warren County Jr. Kailey ...

Athlete of the Week: Stonewall Jackson’s Funkhouser having strong senior year

QUICKSBURG -- LuLu Funkhouser is trying to finish her standout girls cross country career in style. The Stonewall Jackson senior had one of her best performances of the year last week as she finished second in the Region 1B championships held at Panorama Farms in Earlysville. "What else would ...

All-Shenandoah District Football team

All-Shenandoah District Football team Offensive Player of the Year: Jayden Williams, Robert E. Lee Defensive Player of the Year: Drew Comer, Luray Coach of the Year: Scott Girolmo, Robert E. Lee First Team Offense Pos. Name School Year C Chandler Branch Riverheads Sr. OL Alex ...

Craig Murto: Room for one more at Homestead

Following the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway, five drivers will be battling at Phoenix for one remaining spot in the final four and the opportunity to race for the championship at Miami-Homestead, Florida. Kevin Harvick earned his spot in the final by winning the race ...

JMU Football Notebook: Woods, Agyei-Obese spark Dukes’ running game

James Madison University senior running back Taylor Woods and true freshman running back Percy Agyei-Obese each had a strong game in the Dukes' 38-3 win over Rhode Island last weekend. Agyei-Obese led the Dukes with 95 yards on 10 carries, while Woods had 75 yards on 12 carries. "I thought ...

All-Bull Run District Football team

All-Bull Run District Football team Offensive Player of the Year: Kyle Clanton, Central Defensive Player of the Year: Bryan Wallace, Clarke County First team Offense Pos. Name School Year C Grayson Manning Central Jr. OL Bryan Wallace Clarke Co. Sr. OL Declan ...

Walsh putting an emphasis on strength training with Hornets

WINCHESTER – The hiring of Adam Walsh as Shenandoah University’s new head men’s basketball coach back in May marked the beginning of a cultural shift within a program that hasn’t had a winning season in nearly a decade. Walsh wants to help the Hornets discover a winning mentality, ...