Skyline High School

Hawks will see familiar offense when they face Gobblers

FRONT ROYAL -- Skyline will see a familiar offense when it takes the field for tonight's non-district football game against Broadway. The Gobblers run the read-option offense just like the Hawks do. Skyline coach Heath Gilbert said he hopes it will help his defense that they are used to ...

Athlete of the Week: Wilkins delivers for Hawks in first XC meet of season

FRONT ROYAL – Sabrina Wilkins is only a sophomore, but prior to the start of the 2017 cross country season her Skyline High School teammates voted her one of the squad’s two team captains. Her elevated leadership status among her peers gave Wilkins a little extra drive in the first meet of ...

Sportsmanship takes center stage for Hawks, Falcons after Reedy injury

FRONT ROYAL -- A very sad moment turned into a beautiful scene last week. Skyline junior Caleb Reedy broke his right leg on a play against Central during their football game last Friday night. Play was stopped for approximately 30 minutes while he was attended to and eventually taken away in a ...

Prep scores: Aug. 29

Volleyball Fauquier 3, Sherando 0 (25-11, 25-11, 25-20) Millbrook 3, Skyline 0 (25-16, 25-9, 25-7) Spotswood 3, Central 1 Warren County 3, Strasburg 0 (25-19, 25-12, 25-20) Wilson Memorial 3, Stonewall Jackson (25-8, 25-11, 25-12)

Falcons run away from Hawks in opener

WOODSTOCK – Central High School football coach Mike Yew said in the week leading up to Friday’s season opener that the days of a single player dominating the Falcons’ stat book were likely over. Running back Shane Watson handled a bulk of the load against Skyline on Friday night, but ...

Prep scores: Aug. 26

Saturday's results Boys cross country Central Invitational Team results: 1. Central 53, 2. Riverside 60, 3. James Wood 93, 4. Millbrook 102, 5. Clarke County 139, 6. Warren County 163, 7. Riverheads 168, 8. Stonewall Jackson 181, 9. Strasburg 211, 10. Skyline 291, 11. Eastern Mennonite ...

Falcons, Hawks meet on gridiron in season opener

Central High School quarterback Zeb Dyer said the Falcons can’t be content to ride the coattails of a nine-win season last year that saw them reach the second round of the playoffs. Skyline safety/receiver Matt Rutherford said the Hawks need to make a statement after last year’s ...

Strasburg, Skyline off to 2-0 starts in volleyball

Strasburg couldn't have asked for a much better start to its volleyball season this week. The Rams won both their matches, including a five-set thriller over Stonewall Jackson on Tuesday. Strasburg won the first two sets, and was within 2 points of winning in either three or four sets, but ...

Skyline grad Grady to fill prominent role for Hornets’ defense this fall

WINCHESTER – Chris Grady’s first collegiate stop upon graduating from Skyline High School in 2013 was U.Va.-Wise, where he played that same year with the Cavaliers’ football team before his freshman season was cut short by a torn MCL. Thinking his football days were over – he feared ...

Prep scores: Aug. 24

Thursday's results Golf Sherando 161, James Wood 165 Volleyball Warren County 3, Rappahannock County 0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-6) Strasburg 3, Page County 1 (25-27, 25-22, 25-19, 25-12) Skyline 3, Clarke County 0 (25-20, 25-21, 25-19) Turner Ashby 3, Sherando 1 (25-21, 25-19, 20-25, ...

Skyline Football Notebook: Hawks’ D-line taking shape ahead of season opener

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline High School’s football team has returned 16 starters on both sides of the ball entering the season and though seven of those reside on defense, none are back on the defensive line. The Hawks entered the preseason seeking four brand-new starters in that position group, ...

Prep scores: Aug. 22

Tuesday's results Golf Strasburg 187, George Mason 200 Strasburg at George Mason Individual results: Strasburg: Seth Stickley 45, Drew Thomas 45, Jack Burr 47, James Burr 50, Colin Kosubinsky 51, Chris Shelton 54. Central 164, Madison County 188 Central at Madison County Individual ...

Youthful Warriors, Hawks have learning experience in Bryan Gunter tourney

WINCHESTER --Sherando and Skyline had a good learning experience in this year's Bryan Gunter Memorial Golf Invitational. Neither team finished in the top half, but both young squads saw plenty of positives. It was a two-day tournament. The first round was played at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club ...

Prep scores: Aug. 11

Friday's results Golf Bryan Gunter Memorial Invitational Second round at Winchester Country Club Team scores: 1. Washington (W.Va.) 592 (294-298), 2 tie. Loudoun Valley 597 (297-300), 2 tie. Woodgrove 597 (292-305), 4. Loudoun County 601 (293-308), 5. Charlottesville 649 (330-319), 6. ...

Prep scores: Aug. 10

Thursday’s scores Golf Bryan Gunter Memorial Invitational At Shenandoah Valley Golf Club Day 1 of a 2-day event Team scores: 1. Woodgrove 292, 2. Loudoun County 293, 3. Washington (W.Va.) 294, 4. Loudoun Valley 297, 5. Dominion 322, 6 tie. Charlottesville 330, 6 tie. Sherando 330, 8. ...

Dukes pleased with first week of football practice

HARRISONBURG -- James Madison University's football team is not looking back. The reigning Football Championship Subdivision national champions have completed the first week of practice, but the mindset for the team has been no different than it has been in the past. "We forgot about it," JMU ...

Drive to improve has Sims sitting atop Skyline’s golf lineup

FRONT ROYAL – Lauren Sims was several months removed from her freshman season with Skyline High School’s golf team in 2015 when she traveled to Williamsburg to watch Brooke Henderson, her favorite professional golfer, compete in the LPGA Tour’s Kingsmill Championship. As Sims watched the ...

Skyline football starts fresh on first day of practice

FRONT ROYAL – Skyline High School’s football team mustered only two wins in 2016 and saw its streak of four straight seasons with a playoff appearance come to an end. With their sights set on a rebound in 2017, the Hawks hit the practice field officially for the first time on ...

Post 53, Post 21 ready for district tourney

WINCHESTER -- The American Legion District 16 baseball tournament will be held next week and there will be a lot on the line for Front Royal Post 53, while Winchester Post 21 will be playing mostly for pride. The eight-team tournament starts Wednesday at higher seeds, with the semifinals and ...