Massanutten Military Academy
Former MMA postgrad standout Mason voted Big 12 POY
March 6, 2017
Former Massanutten Military Academy postgraduate basketball standout and University of Kansas senior point guard Frank Mason III was unanimously voted the Big 12 Conference Player of the Year, the conference announced Sunday.
Colonels aiming for hoops title at National Prep Championship
March 6, 2017
WOODSTOCK – Shortly after Chad Myers returned to Massanutten Military Academy to coach the Colonels’ postgraduate boys basketball team last April, he joked that the team’s first order of business was to win a national championship.
Colonels fall to Mt. Zion Prep in first home loss of season
February 8, 2017
WOODSTOCK – Massanutten Military Academy’s postgraduate boys basketball team let one slip away Wednesday night.
Prep scores: Feb. 8
February 8, 2017
Postgraduate boys basketball
Warriors 80, Colonels 76
Mt. Zion Prep 39 41 – 80
Massanutten Military Academy 40 36 – 76
Prep scores: Feb. 7
February 7, 2017
Falcons 58, Green Dragons 46
William Monroe 13 8 11 14 – 46
Postseason wrestling, swim tournaments cap sports week
January 30, 2017
The calendar turns to February this week, meaning the playoffs are right around the corner for most high school sports teams. For local wrestling and swimming programs, the postseason has already arrived.
Colonels hold off Fork Union for signature win
January 24, 2017
WOODSTOCK – Massanutten Military Academy’s postgraduate boys basketball team squandered a shot at a pair of signature victories over a couple top-ranked teams at the National Prep Showcase in Connecticut back in November. Drawing from what MMA guard Charles Falden called a “hunger to beat those top teams,” the Colonels picked up a statement win over visiting Fork Union Military Academy on Tuesday night.
Prep scores: Jan. 24
January 24, 2017
Green Hornets 83, Generals 74
Stonewall Jackson 9 21 15 19 – 74
Wilson Memorial 29 14 17 13 – 83
Chasing a dream
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
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.
Strasburg-Central rivalry highlights busy week
January 8, 2017
One of the biggest rivalries in the area will take center stage in another busy week of high school sports action.
Local teams turn page to 2017 with loaded week of games
January 3, 2017
The year 2016 is now in the rearview mirror, and local high school basketball teams will kick off the new year in high gear as each is scheduled to play at least two games this week.
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
Generals 45, Falcons 44
Stonewall Jackson 9 19 5 12 – 45
Central 15 13 3 13 – 44
Rivalry doubleheaders top week’s list of local basketball games
December 12, 2016
As the winter high school sports season approaches the holiday break coming up in two weeks, a pair of rivalry doubleheaders on the basketball court tops this week’s athletic events.
Rams’ return to basketball court leads week’s local sports news
November 27, 2016
STRASBURG – The high school winter sports season begins anew for local schools this week, and no team needs that fresh start more than Strasburg’s boys basketball team.
MMA’s Mack signs to play basketball at Manhattan College
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
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
Boys cross country
Region 1A East Championships
at Panorama Farms, Earlysville
Team scores: 1. Luray 70, 2. Mathews
Much at stake for area football teams this week
October 31, 2016
The last week of the football regular season highlights a big week in local high school sports.