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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) ...

Improved English leading way for Warriors

STEPHENS CITY - Mackenzie English has come a long way in her volleyball career. English tried out for the volleyball team in middle school and was cut, but gave it another try when she got to high school and it has paid off in a big way. As a senior, English is a top hitter on Sherando's ...

Prep scores: Oct. 22

Monday's results Golf Girls Golf State Championships at Springfield Golf Club, Springfield, Par 72 Round 1 Individual results: Skyline: Lauren Sims 89. Volleyball Strasburg 3, Central 1 (25-18, 25-13, 18-25, 25-20) Individual leaders: Strasburg: Daniella Henry 7 kills, 3 blocks; Lauren ...

Warriors spoil Wildcats’ homecoming

Warriors spoil Wildcats homecoming By KIP RITENOUR For the Northern Virginia Daily FRONT ROYAL - It's been that kind of season for Warren County. Fired up for homecoming, the Wildcats came out against Western Albemarle with a gimmick play for 32-yard gain. Quarterback Bryce Post handed ...

Clanton’s 4 TDs electrify Falcons in win over George Mason

FALLS CHURCH -- Central’s football team wanted a dominant effort from wire to wire in Friday’s Bull Run District game at George Mason. The Falcons’ most dynamic playmaker helped them do that. Senior receiver/defensive back Kyle Clanton streaked his way to four first-half touchdowns and ...

Missed opportunities costly for Hawks in loss to Dragons

STANARDSVILLE - Skyline had its share of opportunities on Friday night, but couldn’t make the plays when they needed to. The Hawks fell to William Monroe, 17-8, in Class 3 Northwestern District football action. Skyline head coach Heath Gilbert said penalties hurt the Hawks on both sides of ...

Hornets’ comeback bid falls short against Emory & Henry

EMORY -- Shenandoah University’s football team saw its comeback bid fall short in a 52-50 loss to Emory & Henry on Saturday afternoon. Shenandoah, which trailed 38-14 early in the third quarter, rallied in the second half and had a chance to tie the game following Hayden ...

Cadle leading the way for Rams

STRASBURG – Anthony Cadle suffered a concussion playing football in eighth grade and decided that it wasn't the sport for him. Luckily for Strasburg's cross country team, he decided to give cross country a try, and it's paid off. Cadle, a junior, has helped lead the Rams to a strong season ...

Hornets hope to get back to winning brand of football against E&H

WINCHESTER -- Shenandoah University’s quest for an Old Dominion Athletic Conference football title took another major blow last week, and the Hornets are now tasked with recovering while hitting the road for the first time in seven weeks. Shenandoah, fresh off a 45-14 loss to conference ...

Prep scores: Oct. 19

Friday's results Football Dragons 17, Hawks 8 Skyline 0 8 0 0-8 William Monroe 7 3 7 0-17 First quarter WM: Kinsey 35 run (Taylor kick), 4:52 Second quarter S: Barber 49 pass from Tasker (Abel pass from Clingerman), 9:23 WM: 25 FG by Taylor, 1:54 Third quarter WM: Rucker 6 run ...