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Stonewall Jackson High School

Impact changes: Falcons have high hopes after overcoming adversity

By Jeremy Stafford - a href="mailto:jstafford@nvdaily.com">jstafford@nvdaily.com WOODSTOCK -- Central rose through its share of peaks, and fell through its share of valleys last season. The young Falcons suffered many of their first eight losses by a single goal. Central surged through the ...

Smith leads Strasburg to rout

Daily Staff Reports - sports@nvdaily.com QUICKSBURG -- Strasburg's Ashleigh Smith produced three triples as the visiting Rams won their season-opening softball matchup against Stonewall Jackson with a 14-3 mercy-rule shortened game on Friday. Strasburg (1-0) needed just five innings to put ...

Defenses dominate in Rams-Generals tie

By Shaun Broy - sports@nvdaily.com QUICKSBURG -- Whenever the Stonewall Jackson and Strasburg girls soccer teams match up against each other, you might as well bet on it being a close game. This match didn't disappoint, as the two teams played to a 0-0 tie after two five-minute overtime ...

Rams dominant in opener

By Jeremy Stafford - jstafford@nvdaily.com NEW MARKET -- Tyler Himelright couldn't sleep Thursday night. It wasn't that he was buzzing with nerves over Strasburg's season opener against Stonewall Jackson on Friday -- he said he was more excited than anything else. But whatever feeling it ...

High expectations: Warriors favored in district

By Tommy Keeler Jr. - tkeeler@nvdaily.com STEPHENS CITY -- If experience is a factor in the Northwestern District this season, Sherando will definitely be among the favorites. The Warriors have a lot back from last season, led by a group of seven seniors who have won back-to-back district ...

Opportunistic Generals earn season-opening win

By Dennis Atwood - sports@nvdaily.com BERRYVILLE -- Stonewall Jackson charged out of the starting blocks with a 12-2 season-opening win against Clarke County in a five inning, mercy-rule shortened baseball game Monday afternoon. It was the first game situation action for the host Eagles, as ...

Prep roundup: March 14

Daily Staff Reports - sports@nvdaily.com BERRYVILE -- Sarah Herndon started the season off in style by throwing a no-hitter as Clarke County defeated Stonewall Jackson, 15-0, in a non-district softball game on Monday. The game was called after five innings due to the mercy rule. The sophomore ...

Eagles produce offense aplenty in opener

By Jeremy Stafford - jstafford@nvdaily.com QUICKSBURG -- Heather Stout watched it all unfold from the Stonewall Jackson bleachers. So did Hayden Miller. Caleb Golladay had prime seating: As an assistant coach for the Stonewall Jackson boys soccer team, the former Generals forward watched ...

Athletes of the Week: Feb. 13-Feb. 19

Male Athlete of the Week Name: Ricky Tisinger School: Stonewall Jackson Sport: Wrestling Year: Junior Accomplishment: Became Generals' first-ever state champion by winning 171-pound weight class in Group A meet. Female Athlete of the Week Name: Sara Mead School: Millbrook Sport: ...

Four of a kind: Stonewall’s Tisinger, Ryan win first titles

By Jeremy Stafford - jstafford@nvdaily.com SALEM -- Lucas Ryan smiled. Maybe if he was a couple dozen pounds lighter, he would have become the first Stonewall Jackson wrestler to be crowned state champion. Instead that honor went to teammate Ricky Tisinger, who pinned Mathews' C.W. Sorey in ...

Panthers’ defense, shooting doom Generals

By Dennis Atwood - sports@nvdaily.com SHENANDOAH -- The second-seeded Page County Panthers stole the ball three times in the first minute of play Tuesday night against the No. 7 seed Stonewall Jackson, converted the turnovers into field goals, and followed up with the first of Keith Short's ...

Bulldogs move on, Generals go home

By Dennis Atwood sports@nvdaily.com LURAY -- The Stonewall Jackson Generals girls basketball team was down 13 points before the opening tip-off in their Shenandoah District tournament quarterfinal game against Luray on Monday night. The 13-point deficit represented junior guard and ...

Four locals victorious in meet

By Dennis Atwood - sports@nvdaily.com STRASBURG -- In addition to medals and trophies, you can tell if Tommy Cleary has won a wrestling match by looking at his feet. If you see ankle-high slippers, mauve with yellow duckies, blue spots, and yellow ties with two yellow balls on them, then ...

Power rankings: Girls basketball Feb. 10

Daily Staff - sports@nvdaily.com The Northern Virginia Daily Sports staff collaborated to create a basketball 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 ...

Prep roundup: Feb. 8

Daily Staff Reports - sports@nvdaily.com STAUNTON -- Trailing by five points entering the final quarter, visiting Central High School's boys basketball team picked up the pressure and shot past Riverheads for a 64-59 Shenandoah District win on Tuesday night. "We were a little sluggish through ...

Rams place second in sectional tourney

By Dennis Atwood - sports@nvdaily.com MANASSAS PARK -- Michael Capone was all business in Saturday's Region B Northern Sectional wrestling tournament at Manassas Park High School. Capone's high energy is occasionally expressed in quirky mannerisms, but against Saturday's opponents all of his ...

Prep roundup: Feb. 4

Daily Staff Reports - sports@nvdaily.com STRASBURG -- Katlyn Ayers scored nine of her game-high 18 points in the fourth quarter as host Strasburg rallied for a 41-36 win over Manassas Park on Friday in Bull Run District girls basketball action. The Rams trailed 28-24 entering the final period ...

Prep roundup: Feb. 2

Daily Staff Reports - sports@nvdaily.com NOKESVILLE -- Logan Hibbs hit four 3-pointers to lead Warren County to a 59-38 win over Kettle Run on Thursday in Evergreen District boys basketball action. Hibbs finished with 21 points, seven rebounds, four steals and four assists for the Wildcats ...

Daily Girls Basketball Power Rankings: Feb. 3

Daily Staff - sports@nvdaily.com The Northern Virginia Daily Sports staff collaborated to create a basketball 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 ...

Stafford: Former General piles up honors

By Jeremy Stafford - jstafford@nvdaily.com Betsy Kwiatkowski wholeheartedly admits that not a lot was expected of her. After all, she was just a 5-foot-6-inch freshman, newly arrived at Lynchburg College from just outside the obscure town of Mt. Jackson. Despite her obviously transcendent ...