Skyline High School

Hawks glad to take ugly win

Daily Staff Report - sports@nvdaily.com STEPHENS CITY - It wasn't pretty, but according to Skyline coach Jim Kenney, "he'll take it." Despite committing 28 turnovers, the Hawks were able to pick up their first district win this season, defeating Sherando 44-38 on Friday night. Kelsey ...

Colonels, Hawks both solid in quad

By Jerry Holsworth - sports@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER - James Wood and Skyline both had a lot to be happy about after Wednesday's quad wrestling meet with West Virginia schools Martinsburg and Hedgesville. The Colonels had five wrestlers who won all three of their matches, but it was the two ...

Judges roll past Skyline

By Greg Brill - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL - The month of January is usually when Handley gets its basketball legs. It's become almost a rite of passage that the Judges will begin hoops late, due to so many of their players wearing pads during the football season. Handley was the last ...

Handley picks up win against Hawks

By Tommy Keeler Jr. - tkeeler@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER - Handley didn't play with a lot of defensive intensity for much of its game against Skyline on Tuesday night. However, the Judges picked it up when they needed it in the second half on their way to a 54-46 victory over the Hawks in ...

Carlson helps Pioneers to 1-1 mark in meet

By Brian Eller - beller@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL - Mike Carlson knows he has three periods in each match to try to beat his opponent on the mat. If things aren't going his way at the start, he'll study his opponent's moves and tendencies, all while trying to make sure he isn't pinned ...

Rettberg finishes strong for Hawks

By Brian Eller - beller@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- Five years ago, Ryan Rettberg was at a friend's house. Looking for something to pass the time, the friend's dad took them to a nearby golf course. It was the first time Rettberg had ever put his hands on a club. But what started as a fun ...

Hawks surprise Falcons

By Greg Brill - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL - No one on Skyline is ready to call Tuesday night's 63-60 win over previously unbeaten Central the game that turned around the Hawks' season. But for a first win, this one was pretty sweet for a Skyline team that graduated seven of its top eight ...

Falcons hold off Hawks for win

By Dennis Atwood - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL - The Central Falcons and Skyline Hawks pitted their identical 2-2 records against each other in a non-district girls basketball contest Tuesday night. Skyline unleashed a 26-point onslaught in the final frame, but the Falcons tossed in 19 of ...

Eagles hold off Skyline

By Jerry Holsworth - sports@nvdaily.com BERRYVILLE - In a game marked by passionate, physical play, Clarke County survived a scare at home from Skyline on Saturday, edging the Hawks 74-70. "We had a lead during the whole ballgame, but we just couldn't put them away," Eagles coach Brent Emmart ...

Second-half surge sparks Hawks to victory

By Robert Edmonds - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL - It may have seemed as if Skyline suited up two different teams Saturday night when they hosted Clarke County in girls' basketball action. The team that showed up in the first half struggled against the Eagles. Turnovers, missed ...

Second-quarter surge lifts Tigers to victory

By Greg Brill - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL - Far too often, Skyline got beat down the court. To open the second-period scoring, the Hawks got a foul-line jumper from Kristina Salazar. Three seconds later, Brentsville had the answer with a layup from Emily Johnson. With just 32 seconds ...

Board approves building sheds for extra space

By M.K. Luther - mkluther@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL - The county's high school athletics programs will soon enjoy the benefit of additional storage space. Despite initial concerns that the use of temporary storage sheds would detract from the architectural integrity of the main buildings at ...

Hawks fall short in opener

By Robert Edmonds -- sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- The Skyline Hawks began their 2009 basketball campaign quickly this year. Having completed just over two weeks of practice due to the football teams' extended season, the Hawks hosted Kettle Run with a couple of players still working on ...

Madden finishes second in meet

Daily Staff Report CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Skyline's Thomas Madden finished second in the Foot Locker South Regional freshman race on Saturday. Madden finished the race in a time of 16:14, just three seconds behind Jacob Thomson, from Kentucky. Skyline's Shaun Park (17:06) participated in the ...

Warriors’ passing attack too much for Hawks

By Greg Brill -- sports@nvdaily.com CHARLOTTESVILLE -- Give Western Albemarle quarterback Stephen Schuler time to create, and chances are the Warriors are going to get a big play. No matter where he went to work, on rollouts or on drop-backs, Schuler spent the better part of Saturday ...

Skyline (6-4) vs. Western Albemarle (9-1)

By Brian Eller -- beller@nvdaily.com When: Tonight, 7:30 p.m. Where: Western Albemarle High School, Crozet Who to watch: Skyline -- Josiah Patrick, junior, QB (703 passing yards, seven TDs); Cliff Woodard, senior, RB (1,434 yards, 13 TDs); Dylan Hill, senior, LB (87 tackles, one fumble ...

Playoff bound: Hawks beat Wildcats, gain postseason spot

By Greg Brill -- sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- Even when its last chance for the playoffs seemed exhausted with last week's loss to Sherando, Warren County still kept faith that a berth in the Division 3, Region II field could be earned with a win Friday night against arch-rival Warren ...

Patrick aims to let actions do talking on field

By Brian Eller -- beller@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- Josiah Patrick knows there's going to be some trash talking tonight. With his team hosting cross-town rival Warren County, and the Hawks' playoff hopes at stake, Patrick expects nothing less. But as the leader of Skyline, the junior ...

Skyline boys runners soar into state meet

By Tommy Keeler Jr. -- tkeeler@nvdaily.com EARLYSVILLE -- Mike Tanner was practically speechless. The Skyline coach went into this season with a young squad and didn't want to expect too much from his team. As the season has gone on, he has had to change his goals for his boys team -- now he ...

Staying alive: Judges outlast Skyline in five sets for victory

By Jerry Holsworth -- sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- Handley senior Diana Kellam had been battling the flu for the last three weeks, so overcoming a little adversity was nothing new to her. Facing a determined Skyline team that was playing on its home court Monday, Kellam led her Judges ...