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Central has good experience playing against Australian team

WOODSTOCK - For the second straight year, Australian basketball coach Greg Jones brought one of his teams from Australia to play and workout in Woodstock. On Thursday, Central’s boys basketball team played against the Australian team, in Massanutten Military Academy’s gym, with a chance ...

Skyline softball set to square off with unbeaten Tabb in state semifinals

FRONT ROYAL – Two seasons of heartbreak, of coming up a win shy of reaching the state tournament once in 2016 and again the following year, have prepared Skyline’s softball team for what awaits this afternoon. The Hawks, in the midst of the deepest run in the program’s 11-year history, ...

Sherando’s Robertson, Venturato looking forward to state doubles tourney

STEPHENS CITY - Sherando's Kathryn Robertson and Alexa Venturato didn't play their best tennis in the first match of the season, but they've been on quite a roll ever since. The Sherando doubles pair has won 20 straight matches, since losing their opening match of the season. They are now ...

Hawks fall victim to bad breaks in playoff defeat

SALEM – Skyline’s VHSL Class 3 state semifinal softball game against unbeaten Tabb figured to be the Hawks’ toughest challenge yet in 2018. It didn’t help, then, that the Hawks left the Moyer Sports Complex feeling like Lady Luck had been their opposition, as well. Skyline’s season ...

Prep scores: June 8

Friday’s results Softball VHSL Class 3 state semifinals Tigers 6, Hawks 0 Tabb 001 000 5 – 6 10 2 Skyline 000 000 0 – 0 6 0 T: Lowe and Jacobsen. S: T. Grayson and Sirbaugh. WP – Lowe; LP – T. Grayson. Girls tennis Class 4 individual doubles state tournament at Roanoke ...

Central’s Kim falls short in individual singles state semifinals

Michelle Kim's stellar season came to an end on Thursday. The Central freshman lost 6-1, 6-0 to Maggie Walker's Anna Soffin in the Class 2 girls tennis individual singles state semifinals at Virginia Tech. "For the match, I was really nervous," Kim said in a phone interview Thursday ...

Central freshman Kim excited for state singles tennis tournament

WOODSTOCK - Michelle Kim is having an impressive freshman season, and today she’s looking to end it with a state title. The Central freshman is playing in the Class 2 girls tennis state tournament at Virginia Tech. The semifinals are at 9 p.m., with the finals scheduled for noon. “I’m ...

Prep scores: June 7

Thursday's results Girls tennis Class 2 individual singles state tournament Semifinals Anna Soffin (Maggie Walker) d. Michelle Kim (Central), 6-1, 6-0 Final Soffin (MW) d. Logan Graham (Radford), 6-1, 6-0

Clatterbuck making noise in varsity softball debut with Hawks

FRONT ROYAL – During Skyline High School’s end of the year sports banquet last year, head coach John Ritter stood up to address the members of his softball program. He offered a message, he recalled on Wednesday afternoon, that was targeted directly at the members of the Hawks’ JV team, ...

Stonewall grad Harlow taken in MLB Draft by Rockies in 30th round

Colton Harlow's life-long dream came true on Wednesday, and he was able to share the moment with his family. Harlow was drafted in the 30th round of the Major League Baseball Draft by the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday. The 2014 Stonewall Jackson graduate and 2018 JMU graduate said that he ...

Recreation Events

Golf tournament Edinburg VFW Post 2447 will host its annual CDR Jack Turley Memorial Golf Tournament June 15 at Bryce Resort. The tournament supports veteran outreach programs and community organizations. The driving range and registration opens at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. ...

All-Region 1B Baseball team

All-Region 1B Baseball team Player of the Year: Ethan Hoover, Central Lunenburg Coach of the Year: Rodney Painter, Riverheads First team Pos. Player School Year P Ethan Hoover Central Lunenburg Sr. P Brett Midkiff Rappahannock Co. Jr. P Elijah Dunlap Riverheads So. C Forest ...

All-Region 1B Softball team

All-Region 1B Softball team Player of the Year: Emily Walters, Riverheads Coach of the Year: Kris LaFirenza, Riverheads First team Pos. Player School Year P Emily Walters Riverheads Jr. P Hailey Bayne Central Lunenburg Sr. P Abbey McClary Rappahannock Co. So. C Carmon ...

All-Region 4C Girls Soccer team

All-Region 4C Girls Soccer team Player of the Year: Taylor Kibble, Loudoun County Coach of the Year: Pat Manno, Woodgrove First team Pos. Player School Year F Sarah Mitchell Kettle Run Sr. F Kendall Lincoln Sherando Fr. F Emma Ricci Handley So. F Taylor Kibble Loudoun ...

Craig Murto: Support local racing in June

Racing doesn’t mix with rain and flooding, so let’s get out and support our local tracks if the weather cooperates in June. It’s back to “Old School Hagerstown” with a Sunday night edition of racing at Hagerstown (Maryland) Speedway for the Frank Sagi Tribute/Auto Racing Club of ...

All-Region 4C Boys Soccer team

All-Region 4C Boys Soccer team Player of the Year: Charles Windle, Loudoun Valley Coach of the Year: Sean Welge, Loudoun Valley First team Pos. Player School Year F Paul Blanco Millbrook Sr. F Max Breitenhaler Loudoun Valley Jr. F Owen Mattens Handley Jr. F Elton Quintanilla Park View ...

Grayson nearly perfect as Hawks blank Southampton in state quarterfinals

FRONT ROYAL – A Skyline softball season full of firsts will make its next stop in Salem. The Hawks, hosting Southampton in the program’s first-ever state quarterfinal game on Tuesday evening, got a nearly perfect effort from pitcher Tamara Grayson and continued their run of playoff ...

Generals fall to Rappahannock on penalty kicks in state quarterfinals

QUICKSBURG - Stonewall Jackson’s Class 1 state quarterfinal with Rappahannock came down to penalty kicks. Rappahannock beat  the Generals, 2-1, (3-2 on penalty kicks) to advance to the  state semifinals. “We did not play our style of soccer,” Stonewall Jackson coach Matt Burgwald ...

Generals ready for boys soccer state quarterfinals

Stonewall Jackson's boys soccer team has made very big strides in a very short time this season. The Generals will look to take another step forward tonight. The Generals host Rappahannock High School tonight in the Class 1 state tournament quarterfinals at 6 p.m. Stonewall Jackson struggled ...