Massanutten Military Academy

Chasing a dream

Massanutten Military Academy's Kasper Christiansen works out during practice on Monday. Christiansen is hoping to make his mark in the U.S. after leaving his family in Denmark.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 13, 2017

WOODSTOCK – Kasper Christiansen recently was required to write a final paper for a class at Massanutten Military Academy, the topic being either the hardest decision he’s ever had to make, or the easiest. For Christiansen, his biggest life choice fell into both categories.

Colonels pleased with season’s first half, ready to make push to postseason

Massanutten Military Academy's coach Chad Myers explains a drill during practice on Monday. MMA is halfway through their season.  Rich Cooley/Daily

January 10, 2017

WOODSTOCK – Some members of Massanutten Military Academy’s postgraduate boys basketball team have struggled adjusting to the military school lifestyle, to the point where the team recently lost the privilege of 24-hour cell phone availability, a luxury not generally afforded to the rest of the school’s cadets. But on the court, the Colonels have become much more comfortable.

Year in Review: Highs, lows mark list of local sports storylines in 2016

December 30, 2016

From the highlights – high school student-athletes winning state titles and earning college scholarships, a local team winning the Valley Baseball League and an area college competing for a national championship – to the lowlights – a local athletic program rocked by controversy – the 2016 calendar year was filled local sports storylines.

Prep scores: Dec. 14

December 14, 2016

Wednesday’s results
Boys basketball
Generals 45, Falcons 44
Stonewall Jackson 9 19 5 12 – 45
Central 15 13 3 13 – 44
Stonewall Jackson

MMA’s Mack signs to play basketball at Manhattan College

Nehemiah "Bud" Mack

November 16, 2016

WOODSTOCK – As Nehemiah “Bud” Mack was just beginning his senior season of high school basketball at Mount Zion Prep in Baltimore around this time last season, the 6-foot-1 guard gave his verbal commitment to NCAA Division I Manhattan College. By the beginning of May, Mack had backed off his prior commitment simply to explore his other options and ensure he was making the right decision.

MMA’s Pickett signs with Ole Miss

Jamarko Pickett

November 10, 2016

WOODSTOCK – Jamarko Pickett had been leaning toward Ole Miss as his college of choice when he traveled to the school’s Oxford, Missippi campus for a weekend visit with the basketball program in mid-October. Just a few days later, on Oct. 20, the Massanutten Military Academy postgraduate hoops star made his verbal commitment to the Rebels.

Prep scores: Nov. 1

November 1, 2016

Tuesday’s results
Boys cross country
Region 1A East Championships
at Panorama Farms, Earlysville
Team scores: 1. Luray 70, 2. Mathews

Prep scores: Oct. 21

October 21, 2016

Friday’s results
Buffalo Gap 38, Stonewall Jackson 0
Central 34, William Monroe 13
Fort Hill (Md.) 49, Sherando 21

Prep scores: Oct. 15

October 16, 2016

Saturday’s scores
Boys cross country
Third Battle Invitational
at Millbrook
Team scores: 1. Loudoun Valley 61, 2. Patriot 150, 3.

MMA postgrad team optimistic in return to court

Massanutten Military Academy coach Chad Myers speaks to his players during practice Tuesday afternoon in Woodstock. The team will play an exhibition game today to start their season. Rich Cooley/Daily

October 12, 2016

WOODSTOCK – When Chad Myers sat down to discuss his return to Massanutten Military Academy to coach the school’s newly reinstated boys postgraduate basketball program back in April, he joked that a national championship was his top priority.

Generals and Eagles to play at JMU to cap week in sports

Strasburg quarterback Ethan Duckworth scrambles in the backfield during a game against Clarke County earlier this season in Strasburg. The Rams host King William in the playoffs tonight.  Rich Cooley/Daily

October 9, 2016

Stonewall Jackson High School’s football team will compete at a college venue this weekend when the Generals take on East Rockingham at James Madison University’s Bridgeforth Stadium at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Prep scores: Oct. 7

October 7, 2016

Friday’s results
Sherando 34, James Wood 0
William Monroe 35, Warren County 10
Wilson Memorial 51, Stonewall Jackson 8