Skyline High School

District clash: Warriors stay unbeaten in Northwestern after topping Skyline

By Brian Eller - beller@nvdaily.com STEPHENS CITY -- When there's someone on first base, Derek Reid is watching. He's crouched down behind the plate, lurking just 90 feet away, studying the runner's every move. Before every pitch he'll glance down the base line, a subtle yet serious caution ...

Skipper enjoys friendly reunion

By Tommy Keeler Jr. - tkeeler@nvdaily.com STEPHENS CITY -- Skyline's Tiara Skipper knew many of her opponents in her match with Sherando. Two years ago, Skipper played at Sherando. On Thursday, the junior helped the Hawks to a convincing 7-2 win over the Warriors in Northwestern District ...

Hawks prevail in pitcher’s duel for victory

By Greg Brill - sports@nvdaily.com STEPHENS CITY -- Almost every game Skyline's Sarah Beamer has pitched in so far has been close. Give the freshman a few runs, and Beamer will take care of everything else for the Hawks from the circle. Thursday night's softball game with defending ...

Potts, Judges hold off furious Hawks’ rally for district win

By Greg Brill - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- Getting the last out had the Handley baseball team jumping for joy. When Skyline's Mike Accettullo was retired on his grounder to short, only then could the Judges breathe a collective sigh of relief. The Judges won 12-10 in the nearly ...

Hawks topple Wildcats

By Jeff Nations - jnations@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- Skyline's Luke Pingley was a picture of command on the mound at Bing Crosby Stadium on Wednesday night. The imposing right-hander seemed loose and relaxed through seven shutout innings in a 2-0 win against rival Warren County, rarely ...

Cornell’s goal leads Warren to victory

By Jerry Holsworth - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- For 80 minutes, cross-town rivals Skyline and Warren County battled for dominance in boys soccer. After an amazing number of spectacular saves by Hawks goalkeeper Justin Robinson, Warren County was able to sneak two past him to win, ...

Patricio, Wildcats pull away in closing minutes

By Robert Edmonds - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- The cross-county rivalry heated up quickly when Warren County hosted Skyline in girls soccer on Wednesday night. Both teams battled fiercely in a physical matchup that came down to the final minutes of regulation. It was the Wildcats who ...

Front Royal duel: King, Bass lift Warren past Skyline

By Brian Eller - beller@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- The question wasn't which pitcher would find success on the mound. All season long, both Skyline's Sara Beamer and Warren County's Nicole King have been nothing short of dominant, with King's record standing at 4-1 and Beamer's a perfect ...

Dyke gets most out of young Hawks

By Tommy Keeler Jr. - tkeeler@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- Skyline coach Sonny Dyke will be the first to tell you just how lucky he is. He is lucky to have assistant coaches Steve Haines, Jacob Bates and Larry Fox by his side. He is lucky to have nine players earn all-academic recognition, ...

Luray downs Hawks

By Greg Brill - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- Something wasn't right about Logan McCaughan's pitching mechanics, and Luray baseball coach Steve Griffith aimed to change that before the Bulldogs played a meaningful game. Sending his top returning pitcher home with film, Griffith had his ...

Broadway pitchers combine for no-hitter in win over Hawks

By Dennis Atwood - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- Two Broadway pitchers tossed a combined no-hitter, keeping Skyline grounded, in taking a 14-1 non-district victory in the baseball season opener for both teams on Tuesday evening at Bing Crosby Stadium. Broadway batters smacked 12 singles, ...

Handley rolls past Hawks in regionals

By Greg Brill - sports@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- Right from the start, Skyline boys basketball coach Sonny Dyke could sense Handley was going to put a different team on the court. The Judges decided it was time to share the ball and put a little more effort in on the defensive end, much ...

Trio wins Region II indoor track titles

FORK UNION -- Skyline's Thomas Madden, Handley's Britani Myers and Millbrook's Tammy Cheung each won Region II indoor track titles on Saturday. Madden won the boys 3,200 with a time of 10:13.37. The freshman was followed in the race by Warren County's Seumas O'Reilly (10:17.27). Myers, a ...

Warriors move on to championship

By Greg Brill - sports@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- With the game drawing to a close, the ball seemed to find the hands of James Bowens. Time and again, the Sherando senior weaved through Skyline's defense and got fouled as he neared the basket. Time and again, Bowens received the inbounds pass ...

Unbeaten Pioneers rout Hawks in semifinals

By Dennis Atwood - sports@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- The Skyline Hawks had the unenviable task of playing the unbeaten Millbrook Pioneers in Friday's semifinal round of the Northwestern District girls basketball tournament. Even though the Pioneers got off to sluggish starts at the beginning ...

Skyline’s Walker advances at states

By Brian Eller - beller@nvdaily.com SALEM -- For a moment, Trevor Walker wasn't sure if he had won his match. In the final seconds of his Group AA state wrestling tournament quarterfinal match against New Kent's Devontae Fitzgerald, Walker trailed by one point. Then, with one final burst of ...

Skyline wins part of crown

By Greg Brill - sports@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- By now, no one can dispute how deep the Skyline boys basketball team is. With a share of the Northwestern District regular-season title on the line Tuesday night, Hawks coach Sonny Dyke got just what he needed out of sophomore Joey Neidigh and ...

Top-ranked Millbrook blows past Skyline

By Jerry Holsworth - sports@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- Despite a snow-induced break of nearly two weeks, Millbrook's top-ranked girls basketball team hit the floor on Tuesday clicking on all cylinders. Their victim, Skyline, never had a chance after falling behind by 14 by the end of the ...