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Warren County cheerleaders heading to state competition

The Warren County High School cheerleaders had something to really cheer about this week. On Wednesday evening, the squad members punched their ticket to the Virginia High School League Class 3 state tournament by finishing runner-up in the Region 3B competition held in Front Royal. The ...

Mired in a slide, SU seeks turnaround against rival Bridgewater

WINCHESTER – The goals have changed a bit for Shenandoah University’s football team. At the start of the 2018 season, head coach Scott Yoder said one of the Hornets’ highest ambitions was to still be in the hunt for the Old Dominion Athletic Conference at the end of October. That time is ...

Wildcats eager to pick up first win against Dragons

FRONT ROYAL — Despite being winless this season, Warren County’s football team is upbeat and eager to get its first win tonight when it plays at William Monroe. Warren County head football coach Brian Bush said the players have continued to work hard and get better every day despite their ...

Falcons putting unbeaten season on the line in clash with Riverheads

WOODSTOCK -- Central football coach Mike Yew hasn’t been shy about letting his team know the magnitude of tonight’s game against Riverheads. Sure, it’s a non-district matchup between two teams in different classifications, but it’s the Falcons’ biggest game of the season to date. A 7 ...

Generals set to close regular season against Buffalo Gap

QUICKSBURG -- Stonewall Jackson’s football team wraps up its regular season with a home game against Buffalo Gap tonight, and with the contest comes a little something extra for the program. At halftime of the contest, school officials will dedicate Stonewall’s playing field to a former ...

Prep scores: Oct. 26

Friday's results Football Tigers 26, Hawks 7 Brentsville 6 8 6 6-26 Skyline 0 0 7 0-7 First quarter B: Whitley 1 run (Kick failed), 6:45 Second quarter B: Whitley 21 run (Whitley run), 10:08 Third quarter B: Drain Braun 77 punt return (run failed), 8:50 S: Reedy 13 pass from Tasker ...

Cadle, Rams come out on top in Bull Run District meet

WOODSTOCK -- Strasburg junior Anthony Cadle liked everything about the setup of Wednesday’s Bull Run District Cross Country Championships at Central’s North Street Course. The competition he knew he’d get from Clarke County’s Connor Hanson and Kyle Erickson and the chance to race once ...

Stonewall Jackson’s Dellinger, Wine earn All-Shenandoah District honors

NEW MARKET – Stonewall Jackson's Eli Dellinger and Zach Wine each had a goal to make the Top 15 in Wednesday's Shenandoah District Cross Country Championships at New Market Battlefield - and they both accomplished it. Dellinger finished ninth in the girls' race, while Wine was 14th in the ...

Prep scores: Oct. 25

Thursday's results Football Rams 42, Mountaineers 6 Madison County 0 0 6 0-6 Strasburg 14 21 7 0-42 First quarter S: Funkhouser 53 INT return (Sager kick), 7:38 S: Kloosterman 41 pass from Hart (Sager kick), 5:25 Second quarter S: Kloosterman 54 pass from Hart (Kick failed), ...

Skyline’s Hotek, Warren County’s Staton win district titles

WINCHESTER – It was a great day for local runners in the Class 3 and Class 4 Northwestern District Cross Country Championships on Wednesday at Millbrook High School. Warren County had runners finish 1-2 in the Class 3 boys race, while Skyline had runners finish 1-2 in the Class 3 girls ...

Wildcats rolling as regional volleyball tournament approaches

FRONT ROYAL – The high school volleyball postseason has arrived, and Warren County is right where it wants to be as it gears up for next week’s Region 3B tournament. The Wildcats have locked up the region’s top seed for the second straight year, and with one regular-season game ...

Rams ready to face Mountaineers on senior night

STRASBURG – Strasburg's seniors will have plenty to play for tonight, which is senior night, when they host Madison County in Bull Run District football action. The game was moved from Friday to tonight due to the weather forecast. It will be the last regular-season home game for the Rams' ...

Hawks motivated to play Tigers in key district game

FRONT ROYAL - Skyline still has plenty to play for when it takes on Brentsville on Friday night. The Class 3 Northwestern District game could have a big impact on the playoff picture, and it's also senior night for the Hawks. Skyline head coach Heath Gilbert said to him senior night is always ...

SU Football Notebook: Hornets still battling stretches of poor execution

WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University football coach Scott Yoder said he left the field after Saturday’s 52-50 loss at Emory & Henry happy with the fight shown by his team, which trailed by 22 points late in the third quarter and by 15 with less than four minutes remaining and had a ...

Recreation Events: Oct. 25

The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: Super Hero Scram The Kiwanis Club of Strasburg will host a Super Hero Scram 5K run/walk and kids mile fun run Saturday at the Strasburg Mennonite Church, 239 High St. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m. with the fun run ...

Prep scores: Oct. 24

Wednesday’s results Boys cross country Bull Run District Championships At Central High School, North Street Course Team scores: 1. Strasburg 40, 2. George Mason 52, 3. Central 70, 4. Clarke County 94, 5. Madison County 101, 6. Rappahannock County 117. All-district (top 15): 1. Anthony ...

Falcons show progression in volleyball loss

WOODSTOCK - Central’s volleyball team came up short against Strasburg on Monday night, but the match showed how much the Falcons have progressed this season. Strasburg swept Central in the first meeting of the season, but Monday the Falcons won a set and had a 7-point lead in the fourth ...

Rams ready for postseason after win over Central

WOODSTOCK - Strasburg’s volleyball victory over Central on Monday night was like a microcosm of their season. The Rams had some ups and downs, before pulling out a 3-1 (25-18, 25-13, 18-25, 25-20) Bull Run District win. Strasburg coach Suzanne Mathias-Carter said she is happy with how her ...

Myers hopes size leads to big things for MMA’s postgrad hoops team

WOODSTOCK -- Massanutten Military Academy’s postgraduate boys basketball team has reached the National Prep Championship tournament in each of head coach Chad Myers’ four nonconsecutive seasons at the school. Each time, the Colonels failed to win a game in the tournament, let alone a ...

Prep scores: Oct. 23

Tuesday's results Golf Girls State Championships at Springfield Golf & Country Club, Par 72. Individual results: Skyline: 34 tie. Lauren Sims 89-89 — 178 Top 10: 1. Kendall Turner (Great Bridge) 77-70 -147; 2. Rebecca DiNunzio (Granby) 77-71-148; 3. Jessica Rathbone (Patrick Henry) ...