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Central extends winning streak with victory over Eagles

WOODSTOCK -- A statement win. That's what Central's boys basketball team had on Tuesday night as the Falcons beat East Rockingham, 66-58, in non-district action. The Falcons lost three times last year to the Eagles. Central lost to East Rockingham again in this year's season opener, 67-44, ...

Kloosterman overcomes injury to play in his final home game for Dukes

HARRISIONBURG -- Jonathan Kloosterman wasn't going to let an injury keep him from playing in his final game at Bridgeforth Stadium. The James Madison University senior tight end and 2014 Strasburg graduate suffered a knee injury in the Dukes' Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinal win ...

Sherando’s Banks signs letter of intent with Richmond

STEPHENS CITY -- Aaron Banks put in a lot of extra time in the last year, and on Wednesday he got his reward. The Sherando senior signed his letter of intent Wednesday to play football at the University of Richmond. "It feels really good," Banks said after signing in Sherando's library late ...

Craig Murto: Racing in January? You bet!

The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at the Tulsa, Oklahoma  Expo Raceway isn’t the only open-wheel racing in January. In fact, it’s not too far to go see the Jan. 5-6 Indoor Auto Racing Series inside the PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The Three-Quarter  Midget races feature ...

Prep scores: Dec. 20

Wednesday’s results Boys basketball Stuarts Draft 90, Stonewall Jackson 84 Stonewall leaders: Nick Dotson 34 points; Brendan Hoover 26 points; Calvin Smith 12 points, 11 rebounds. Girls basketball Final Score SJ 40 Stuarts Draft 34
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2017 All-Area Boys Cross Country Team

First Team Bailey Grant, Warren County The junior placed sixth in the Region 3B championships. Grant helped guide the Wildcats to a third-place team finish at regionals to secure a state berth. Grant finished third in the Northwestern District, Class 3 meet. James Harris, Sherando Harris ...

2017 Girls Cross Country All-Area Teams

First Team Jaclyn Cardoso, Central The freshman finished 10th in the Class 2 state championships in a time of 19:57. Cardoso placed sixth in the Region 2B championships in a time of 20:21. Cardoso was third in the Bull Run District championships. Eli Dellinger, Stonewall Jackson The ...

JMU Football Notebook: Marshall peaking at right time for Dukes

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University junior running back Marcus Marshall picked the perfect time to be playing his best football. The Georgia Tech transfer has had his two best games of the season the last two weeks for the Dukes. In last weekend's 51-16 Football Championship Subdivision ...

Stonewall boys still searching for consistency after home loss to Page

QUICKSBURG – Stonewall Jackson High School’s boys basketball team took some strides on the court a year ago, but this season’s Generals are still searching for consistency under their new head coach following Monday night’s 68-56 loss to Page County at home. Stonewall, which won 10 ...

Prep scores: Dec. 19

Tuesday's results Boys basketball Falcons 66, Eagles 58 East Rockingham 10 15 15 18--58 Central 21 18 6 21--66 East Rockingham (6-2) Beaghan 9 2-3 21, Laughlin 3 0-0 8, Wigley 2 0-0 6, McNair 2 1-1 6, Morris 4 2-2 10, Jefferson 0 3-4 3, Kisling 2 0-0 4. Totals 22 8-10 58. Central ...

Recreation events: Dec. 15

The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: Pre-Hangover 5K   Shenandoah Valley Runners will hold its Pre-Hangover 5K race at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 30 at Long Branch Plantation in Boyce. Information: Alex Lane, 540-323-1925 or email alexlaneiiii@yahoo.com. ...

2017 All-Area Golf Team

First Team Alan Arnesen, Stonewall Jackson The junior claimed the fifth and final state qualifying spot by shooting an 86 at the Region 1B tournament. Arnesen, one of three Generals to qualify, finished with a two-day total of 196 at the VHSL Class 1 state tournament. Yash Desai, Stonewall ...

Defense ignites Dukes to big win over Jackrabbits

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University is headed back to Frisco, Texas. JMU forced 10 turnovers, and dominated the second half en route to a 51-16 victory over South Dakota State University in the Football Championship Subdivision semifinals on Saturday. The top-seeded Dukes will play No. ...

JMU, North Dakota State headed for FCS finals showdown

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University and North Dakota State have seemed to be on a collision course all season and in three weeks the two powers will collide in the Football Championship Subdivision National Championship game. The Dukes are the reigning national champs with a 26-game ...

Motivated defense continues to shine for Dukes

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's defense had a little extra motivation on Saturday. The Dukes' defense didn't feel like they had played as well as they could have in last week's Football Championship Subdivision quarterfinal win over Weber State University. They certainly made up ...