Local Sports

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 ...

Craig Murto: Racing season is underway

Local racing season is underway, and local and regional tracks are just waiting for your visit. Winchester Speedway’s season-opening event on Saturday was won by Austin Stover, who came from 19th on the Limited Late Model starting grid to take his first win at the track since a Four-Cylinder ...

Prep scores: April 4

Wednesday’s results Baseball Moorefield 11, Strasburg 9 Girls soccer Brentsville 3, Sherando 0 Leaders: Sherando: Kara Hendren 8 saves; Shots: Brentsville 12, Sherando 6. Record: Sherando 1-2, 1-0 Class 4, Northwestern. Softball Wolverines 20, Warriors ...

Colonels erupt for 7 runs in fifth inning to top Hawks

FRONT ROYAL – What started as a pitchers’ duel turned into an offensive shootout in the middle innings of Tuesday night’s Northwestern District baseball game between Skyline and James Wood. Both teams traded zeroes on the scoreboard for the first 3 ½ innings at Bing Crosby Stadium, ...

Lady Hawks rally past Colonels

  FRONT ROYAL — The Skyline Hawks won their third consecutive game to improve to 4-1 on the season as they rallied to knock off Northwestern District nemesis James Wood 5-2. The Class 4 Colonels defeated the Class 3 Hawks twice last season - each game a tough one run loss for ...

Central’s Bright commits to Glenville State College

WOODSTOCK - Varsey Bright is going to play football at the next level. The Central senior recently committed to play football next season at Division II Glenville State College. “ I went to go visit the school. I just liked it,” Bright said in an interview after track and field practice ...

Prep scores: April 3

Tuesday’s results Baseball Colonels 7, Hawks 5 James Wood 000 070 0 - 7 7 0 Skyline 000 230 0 - 5 7 2 JW: Craig, Bell (5), Payne (6) and Monroe. S: Cross, Hugo (5) and Clingerman. WP - Craig; LP - Cross. Records: ...

Falcons handle Broadway on the diamond after long layoff

WOODSTOCK – Central High School baseball coach Sean Semones didn’t care that his team had opened the season 3-0, or that the Falcons had outscored opponents 29-1 during that span. After a two-week layoff between games, Semones wanted his team to play as if Monday’s home game against ...

Family Affair: Sherando’s Seymour following in footsteps of softball sisters

STEPHENS CITY - Softball is a family affair for Tori Seymour. The Sherando senior is the youngest of three sisters to play the sport for the Warriors and on various travel teams. “I first started playing machine pitch (softball) in first grade,” Seymour said. “That was my first entrance ...

On Campus Notebook: Ansbro making impact at George Mason University

Bekah Ansbro (Central '16) is putting together another solid season for George Mason University. The sophomore pitcher has started a team-best 10 games and appeared in 13 games. She has thrown four complete games and has a 2-6 record with a 3.73 ERA. Ansbro has pitched 56.1 innings and also ...

Experienced Polio excited to lead youthful Warriors

STEPHENS CITY- Max Polio is taking advantage of his experience this season. The Sherando boys soccer player said that during his freshman year he learned a lot from 2014 Sherando graduates Tommy Buono and Andrew Wade, and then the last two years from their brothers Sean Buono and Seth Wade, ...

Wildcats work two-out magic in win over Strasburg

FRONT ROYAL – It had been a week and a half since Warren County and Strasburg  last played a baseball game. When the two teams met at Bing Crosby Stadium on Thursday evening, the Wildcats worked a little two-out magic. Warren County broke a tie ballgame with four runs during a decisive ...

Wildcats top Rams in season opener

STRASBURG - Warren County's boys soccer season was delayed, but the Wildcats made the most of it Thursday night. The Wildcats opened their season with a 4-2 road victory over Strasburg in non-district action. 'I think we played pretty well," Warren County first-year coach Thomas Hodge said. ...