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Falcons rally past Rams on senior night

WOODSTOCK – Central’s six volleyball seniors couldn’t have scripted a much better senior night than the one they had Thursday. The Falcons rallied from an early deficit and pulled out a 3-2 (11-25, 25-18, 17-25, 25-20, 15-5) victory over Shenandoah County rival Strasburg in Bull Run ...

Prep scores: Oct. 27

Thursday’s results Volleyball Central 3, Strasburg 2 Luray 3, Stonewall Jackson 0 Millbrook 3, Skyline 0 (25-12, 25-13, 25-14)

Recreation Calendar

The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: Golf Friday is the deadline to register for the Warren County Parks and Recreation doubles disc golf tournament that begins 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Rockland Park in Front Royal. The tournament is open to all ...

Athlete of the Week: Funkhouser bouncing back from injury with strong season

QUICKSBURG – LuLu Funkhouser didn't have the season she was hoping for last year. A hip injury slowed the Stonewall Jackson junior down, but this season she is back on track. Funkhouser said going through the injury last year helped motivate her even more this year. "I want to be back ...

Kluber, Perez, Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians are off to a pitch-perfect start in the World Series. The Chicago Cubs, meanwhile, fell completely flat in their first appearance since 1945. Kluber dominated into the seventh inning, Roberto Perez had four RBIs with a pair of home ...

Craig Murto: Enfinger shines at Talledega

Grant Enfinger shined in the NASCAR Camping World Truck race at Talladega, Alabama. The race marked Enfinger's seventh start in the series this season, and 13th in his career. He started from the outside pole, his best starting position since setting fast time at the season-opening round in ...

Trio of Warriors qualify for meet

WINCHESTER – In what was an otherwise disappointing day for Sherando High School’s cross country teams at the Conference 21 West championships Wednesday afternoon at the Kernstown Battlefield, the Williams siblings had something to celebrate. Warriors sophomore Stella Williams placed ...

Stonewall Jackson girls defend title

  NEW MARKET – Brandy Webb, a senior, and LuLu Funkhouser, a junior, have been running together for so long they can finish each other's sentences. And by running together, not only have the Stonewall Jackson High School girls cross-country competitors been on the same Generals ...

Mason Lucy-Speidel, Central boys win Conference 35 meet

MADISON -- Central's Mason and Sawyer Lucy-Speidel and Gus Wightman stayed in a pack together almost the whole race on Wednesday. The trio battled it out to the finish, taking the top three spots and leading Central to the boys team title in the Conference 35 cross country meet at Madison ...

SU football notebook: Hornets stressing focus during newfound success

WINCHESTER – Three games remain in the regular season for Shenandoah University’s football team and the Hornets find themselves in some largely unfamiliar territory. SU’s 33-28 win at home over Guilford last weekend – one that head coach Scott Yoder called one of the biggest wins for ...

Prep scores: Oct. 26

Wednesday’s results Boys cross country Conference 21 West meet at Kernstown Battlefield Team scores: 1. John Handley 57, 2. Millbrook 62, 3. Woodgrove 66, 4. James Wood 77, 5. Harrisonburg 87, 6. Sherando 144. Top 15: 1. Schrank (MB) 16:05.50, 2. Pettit (WG) 16:14.30, 3. Delaney (JH) ...

Arrieta deals, Cubs awaken, top Indians to even Series at 1

CLEVELAND  — Jake Arrieta made a teasing run at history, Kyle Schwarber drove in two runs and the Chicago Cubs brushed off a shutout to even the World Series with their first Fall Classic win in 71 years, 5-1 over the Cleveland Indians in Game 2 on Wednesday night. Arrieta carried a ...

VHSL football ratings: Oct. 25

VHSL football ratings Group 1A, East Region 1. Riverheads 26.0 2. Sussex Central 25.3 3. Altavista 21.4 4. Franklin 21.1 5. Central-Lunenburg 20.3 6. Colonial Beach 19.8 7. Essex 18.5 8. Luray 18.1 9. Chincoteague 18.0 10. Northumberland 17.1 11. Surry County 15.8 12. Lancaster ...

JMU football notebook: Houston pleased with Dukes on bye week

HARRISONBURG – James Madison University head football coach Mike Houston said the Dukes had a great week of practice during their bye week last week. Houston said they used the week to work on some fundamentals, and trying to get better for this week and the remainder of the ...

Athlete of the Week: Ford leading Wildcats after shift to QB

FRONT ROYAL – Cam Ford spent some time as a sophomore splitting the snaps at quarterback for Warren County High School’s varsity football team two years ago before moving to a full-time wide receiver for the Wildcats last year. He thought his senior season this fall would consist of him ...

Recreation Leagues

Shenandoah County Parks and Recreation Department Men's fall softball Oct. 17-24 playoff results Pee Wee's Grading 16, Frog's Garage 0; KES 24, Wide Open 19; Valley Builders 30, Bandits 8; Wide Open 26, Frog's Garage 7; Rutz BBQ 20, Pee Wee's Grading 3; Mudcats 21, Full Draw 5; Wide Open ...

Warriors fail to finish in loss to Handley

STEPHENS CITY – Much as it has all season long, Sherando’s volleyball team struggled to hold momentum against visiting Handley on Tuesday night. The Warriors were able to counter Handley’s first-set victory with a big win in the second game only to see the Judges run away with the ...

Rams come up with Senior Night win

STRASBURG – With Cassie Cooper serving and sophomore Daniella Henry cleaning up around the net, Strasburg scored a 3-2 Bull Run District victory over William Monroe on Senior Night, Tuesday. Cooper, one of five seniors who were introduced with their families at the Strasburg High School ...

Prep scores: Oct. 25

Tuesday’s results Volleyball Handley 3, Sherando 1 (25-19, 16-25, 25-14, 25-19) James Wood 3, Skyline 0 (25-10, 25-17, 25-12) Riverheads 3, Stonewall Jackson 0 Strasburg 3, William Monroe 2 Warren County 3, Madison County 1 (25-10, 25-13, 23-25, 25-19)

Gerald Almy: Hunt the fruit for whitetails

If crop fields and oak flats come up cold in your effort to harvest a deer this fall, here’s an alternative: hunt fruit. Fruit provides deer with nutrition, vital phosphorous, a sugar-packed energy boost, and sometimes security cover as well. There are many ways you can incorporate fruit ...