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Skyline High School

Thomasson sparks Skyline past Clarke County

By Robert Edmonds - sports@nvdaily.com BERRYVILLE -- With the score knotted at 46 and less than two minutes to play, both teams looked for someone to step up. After Clarke County missed an open jump shot, Skyline junior Oshene Kelly grabbed one of her game-high 24 rebounds and Skyline took ...

Eagles win in opener

By Brian Eller - beller@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- There's always an element of mystery surrounding a team's first game. It could be a collection of new faces on a roster, adjusting to a new scheme on the court or seeing an opponent for the first time, but unpredictability always seems to ...

Eagles set to defend regional title

By Brian Eller beller@nvdaily.com BERRYVILLE -- There's a storm brewing inside the wrestling room at Clarke County, a perfect mixture of senior experience and fresh new faces, eager to prove their worth on the mat. Regional champions and state qualifiers are back for another season, while the ...

Dynamic Duo: New faces could lead Warriors to title

By Jeremy Stafford -- jstafford@nvdaily.com STEPHENS CITY -- Kevin Reed used to wear Raider blue and yellow. Now he wears Warrior red. Erin Drumheller used to wear Judges maroon. Now she wears Warrior red. Megan Sirbaugh, Briana Hudnall and Keyaira Newman all took last winter off -- and ...

Prep roundup: Dec. 3

Daily Staff Reports - sports@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- Millbrook's Devin Call buried a pair of 3-pointers en route to a 19-point performance to lead the Pioneers to a 68-59 victory over visiting Forest Park on Friday. Rze Culbreath added 12 points for the Pioneers, who were playing their ...

Boys basketball preview: Veteran Hawks expect to contend in district

By Tommy Keeler Jr. - tkeeler@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- As the boys basketball season went on, Skyline got better and better last year. The Hawks put together win after win, finished as co-regular season champions and advanced to the regionals for the second straight year. This season, the ...

Central dominates for victory at home

By Jerry Holsworth - sports@nvdaily.com WOODSTOCK -- Central's girls basketball team extended their early-season winning streak to two Friday, crushing an ice-cold Skyline team, 55-30, at Central High School. "I thought that we really played well as a team," Falcons coach Stephanie Mathews ...

Off and running: Skyline soars to season-opening win

By Greg Brill - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- Joey Neidigh found himself open for a 3-pointer. Instead of adding to his scoring total in a four-point game, he dumped down to an even more open Skyline teammate Ryan Dyke for a layup. That willingness to share summed up the kind of ...

Prep athletes of the week: Nov. 7 – Nov. 13

Name: Katlyn Ayers School: Strasburg Sport: Cross Country Year: Junior Accomplishment: Ayers won her second consecutive Group A title -- her 19:08 besting Julia Estrada by three seconds. sports@nvdaily.com Name: Thomas Madden School: Skyline Sport: Cross Country Year: ...

Skyline runners emphasize team approach

By Brian Eller - beller@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- The biggest misconception about cross country, runners will tell you, is that it's all about the individual. After all, to the casual observer, cross country seems nothing more than several individuals all running on the same course toward ...

Prep scores: Nov. 9

High school volleyball Statesmen 3, Falcons 0 Game scores: 25-17, 25-23, 25-12 Record: Central (5-15) Northwestern All-District team Player of the Year: Lauren Wilkins, Sherando Coach of the Year: Chuck Ashby, Sherando First team Player School Year Lauren Wilkins Sherando Sr. Emily ...

Wildcats rally to top Hawks

By Ben Brooks - sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL-- When leading rusher and main offensive weapon Gage Steele limped off the field with just over three minutes left to play Friday night, Warren County appeared to be headed for a fourth straight loss to rival Skyline. Appearances, however, can be ...

Wildcats, Skyline expect to letup in rivalry contest

By Brian Eller - beller@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- It's safe to say Skyline didn't expect the type of season that's transpired this year. After two wins in the first three weeks, the Hawks are in the midst of a six-game losing streak, more than a month of defeats that's left last year's ...

Maximum effort: Madden leads Hawks to solid Region II showing

By Brian Eller - beller@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- When you're as passionate about running as Thomas Madden is, finishing third might as well be last place. For the Skyline sophomore, if he's not the first runner crossing the finish line, he's not satisfied. Maybe that's why his third-place ...

Terrific trio: Colonels seniors deliver in clutch

By Tommy Keeler Jr. -- tkeeler@nvdaily.com STEPHENS CITY -- It was a special moment for James Wood seniors Megan Crabtree, Emily Shannon and Hannah Tierney. As much as a regional berth meant to the Colonels as a team, it meant even more to the trio. "It's really special because the three of ...

Strong second half propels Warriors

By Jerry Holsworth sports@nvdaily.com STEPHENS CITY -- On paper, Sherando's 28-0 victory over Skyline on Friday night might appear to have been an easy win for the Warriors, but it was anything but that. The Hawks' defense kept Sherando in check offensively for most of the first three ...

Hawks steal five-set win at Millbrook

By Ben Brooks -- sports@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- Millbrook was simply playing for pride. Skyline wasn't exactly sure what it was playing for. Even though Thursday's final regular-season volleyball match didn't appear to have much on the line in terms of postseason implications, it turned out ...

James Wood cruises to win over Skyline

By Robert Edmonds sports@nvdaily.com FRONT ROYAL -- James Wood stormed into the gymnasium at Skyline High School on Tuesday night and put a damper on the festivities on Skyline's Senior Night. The Hawks celebrated the careers of their senior players and then hoped to provide a win against one ...

Championship run: Madden leads Hawks to title

By Tommy Keeler Jr. -- tkeeler@nvdaily.com WINCHESTER -- Thomas Madden wasn't about to overlook his district rival, not even when he had the lead near the end of the race. The Skyline sophomore and Handley's Tom Delaney were going back and forth throughout their Northwestern District race on ...

Oct. 26: Daily Prep Power Rankings

Daily Sports Staff sports@nvdaily.com The Northern Virginia Daily Sports staff collaborated to create a football top 10 list. Each staffer voted, with 10 points being awarded to the top-ranked team, nine to the No. 2 team and so on. Numbers in parenthesis indicate where each team was last ...