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Falcons remain undefeated with convincing victory over Generals

NEW MARKET - Central’s girls tennis team is making some real noise this season and the Falcons continued their success on Monday. The Falcons knocked off Stonewall Jackson, 9-0, at New Market Park in non-district action to improve to 5-0 on the season. Central was missing two players, ...

Shorthanded Generals start fast, hold off Gladiators for district win

QUICKSBURG – Stonewall Jackson High School’s girls soccer team was playing shorthanded against visiting Riverheads on Monday evening, but that didn’t keep the Generals from picking up their second win in as many matches to start the 2018 season. Stonewall freshman Kylene Franklin and ...

Prep scores: March 26

Monday’s results Baseball Gladiators 11, Generals 1, 5 innings Stonewall Jackson 010 00-1 4 4 Riverheads 530 03-11 9 2 SJ: Dotson, Dellinger (4) and Moomaw RH: Dunlap, Gray (4), King (5) and Fulton. WP - Dunlap. LP - Dotson. Spotswood 8, Skyline 7, 9 innings Boys soccer Riverheads ...

Local trio making big impact for JMU baseball

HARRISONBURG – Colton Harlow, Conor Hartigan and Garrett Richards bring a local flavor to James Madison University’s baseball team and the trio are playing a big role in the Dukes’ success this season. Harlow, a 2014 Stonewall Jackson graduate, is JMU’s No. 1 pitcher. Hartigan, a ...

Central boys a much different team on the soccer field this season

WOODSTOCK – Central High School boys soccer coach Ted Poor doesn’t like to use the term “rebuilding” in reference to his teams, but there’s no getting around the fact that the Falcons are a much different squad than they were a year ago. A second consecutive offseason of immense ...

Prep scores: March 23

Friday’s results Boys tennis Judges 8, Warriors 1 Handley at Sherando Singles: 1. Volinsky (H) d. Gregg, 8-2; 2. Botros (H) d. Robertson, 8-3; 3. Love (H) d. Myers, 8-1; 4. Thwing (H) d. Venturato, 8-0; 5. Pallmateer (S) d. Felix, 8-6; 6. Flood (H) d. Clark, 8-0. Doubles: 1. ...

Craig Murto: Fans love free admission

Race fans love free admission, and there are plenty of opportunities this coming season to see free racing, starting with Saturday night. If you’re headed to Martinsville for either the NASCAR Truck Series race on Saturday or the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, you can get ...

VHSL Class 2 All-State Boys Basketball Team

Player of the Year: Mac McClung, Gate City Coach of the Year: Scott Vermillion, Gate City First Team Name School Year Deion Harwood Goochland Jr. Jarvis Vaughan Robert E. Lee Sr. Quinton Morton-Robertson Radford Jr. Mac McClung Gate City Sr. Darrin Martin Graham Sr. Tyquan ...

Dodson ready to lead way for Warren County’s pitching staff

FRONT ROYAL -- Jacob Dodson is ready for the challenge ahead. The senior baseball player is the ace of Warren County's pitching staff this season, and he's looking forward to the opportunity. "I'm very excited to see the competition I'm going to throw against this year," Dodson said Thursday ...

On Campus Notebook: Entsminger earns Player of the Week honor at Shepherd

Reid Entsminger (Sherando ’14) had a strong week for Shepherd University’s baseball team last week and he was honored for it. On Monday, the junior was named the Mountain East Conference Player of the Week. Entsminger hit .714 (5-for-7) in two games last week. The outfielder went 4-for-4 ...

Snowstorm leaves status of high school sports in doubt for rest of the week

Bitter cold and wind forced local high school athletic directors to shuffle their spring sporting events last week. More wintry weather is playing havoc with the high school sports schedule this week. The area’s first significant snowfall of the year forced the postponements of local games ...

Youthful Warriors responding well to early-season defeat

STEPHENS CITY -- Things are a little different this season for Sherando's girls tennis squad. The last two years Sherando has advanced to the state tournament with veteran teams, but this season the Warriors have a younger, somewhat inexperienced squad. The Warriors started the season off ...

Class 1 All-State Girls Basketball team

Class 1 All-State Girls Basketball team Player of the Year: Jada Boyd, Appomattox Regional Coach of the Year: Adam Gilbert, Parry McCluer First team Player School Year Jada Boyd Appomattox Regional Jr. Hannah Wyrick Eastside Sr. Jasmyn Pierce Surry County Jr. Peyton Mohler Parry ...

Prep scores: March 19

Monday’s results Baseball Spotsylvania 8, Warren County 4 Warren County 010 210 0--4 6 7 Spotsylvania 112 400 x--8 11 1 WC: Arnold, North (4) and R. Dodson. S: Snyder, Crosen (6) and Olsberg. WP -- Snyder. LP-- Arnold. Leaders: Warren County: Jacob Dodson 2-for-3, 1 run scored; Joey ...

Warriors knock off Eagles, 9-0, in girls tennis

STEPHENS CITY -- Sherando’s girls tennis team wore new uniforms for the first time on Monday, and it seemed to suit them well. The Warriors had no trouble trouncing Liberty, 9-0, in Class 4 Northwestern District action. Sherando junior Alexa Venturato said that the team was very excited ...

Millbrook girls score late goal, rally past Skyline

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline High School’s girls soccer team hasn’t held many second-half leads over fellow Northwestern District teams in its 10 seasons as a program. The Hawks let one slip away against Millbrook on Monday night. The visiting Pioneers rallied from a one-goal deficit with a ...