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Sirbaugh propels Hawks past Wildcats

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FRONT ROYAL – Rachel Sirbaugh was relieved. As the final seconds ticked off the clock Friday night, the Skyline sophomore could finally relax as the Hawks held off cross-town rival Warren County, 32-30, in girls basketball action. “It was a big relief. I could take a breath,” ...

Reid’s 22 points lead Rams girls

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STRASBURG – Strasburg High School's girls basketball Christyan Reid scored a career best 22 points and her Rams (3-3 overall, 1-1 Bull Run District) won for the third straight time Friday – this one an easy 46-26 victory over league rival Rappahannock (4-4, 1-1). While, Reid, a 6-foot-2 ...

Warren County snaps skid with rout of rival Skyline

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FRONT ROYAL – One of two struggling boys basketball teams was guaranteed to pick up a much-needed win when Warren County hosted cross-town rival Skyline on Friday night. The Wildcats went home with something to celebrate. Warren County’s big men controlled the paint with Hawks senior ...

Prep scores: Dec. 16

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Friday’s results Boys basketball Wildcats 59, Hawks 38 Skyline 6 10 7 15 – 38 Warren County 12 16 18 13 – 59 Skyline (0-7) Clingerman 1 0-0 2, Smith 2 2-2 7, Scott 3 1-2 7, Caperton 1 0-0 2, Roy 0 0-0 0, King 1 3-4 6, Guizar 2 0-0 4, Timbers 1 0-0 3, Allison 3 0-0 7. Totals ...

2016 Football Defensive All-Area Team

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Isaiah Allen, Sherando Defensive line The sophomore finished the season with 37 total tackles, including two solo stops for the Warriors. Allen was a first team All-Conference 21 West selection. Ethan Duckworth, Strasburg Defensive line The senior was the Rams’ third ...

Falcons top Mustangs for first win of the season

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WOODSTOCK – Central’s boys basketball team struggled through its first five games of the new season but the Falcons found a little bit of their shooting touch Thursday night. Central shot better than 44 percent from the floor against visiting George Mason and connected on 10 ...

Prep scores: Dec. 15

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Thursday’s results Boys basketball Falcons 55, Mustangs 49 George Mason 13 15 7 14 – 49 Central 10 19 11 15 – 55 George Mason (3-2, 1-1 Conference 35) Teshome 2 4-5 8, Andrianarison 0 0-0 0, Ashton 8 1-2 20, Green 2 0-0 4, Smith 6 0-0 12, Chatterjee 2 1-1 5. Totals 20-53 6-8 ...

Craig Murto: You can’t control the weather

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Stock car racing and rain are not a good combination. NASCAR may allow some of its series to put on rain tires and compete on road courses if inclement weather arrives, but stock cars on ovals do not compete in the rain. Most of the time bad weather is the scourge of fans, competitors and ...

2016 Volleyball All-Area Team

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Hannah Berger, SVCA The senior led the area with 302 kills and ranked second with 68 blocks. Berger also led the Patriots with 46 aces and chipped in 60 digs. She was a first team All-Mason-Dixon Christian Conference selection. Cassie Cooper, Strasburg The senior ranked seventh in ...

Central girls overcome slow start, hold off Stonewall

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WOODSTOCK – Central’s girls basketball team suffered through a pair of lengthy scoring droughts in the first half of Wednesday’s game against county rival Stonewall Jackson and was outscored by 15 points in the fourth period. The Falcons still emerged on top. Central used a key run to ...

Martinsburg dispatches Sherando

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STEPHENS CITY – Veteran Martinsburg High School boys' basketball Dave Rogers celebrated his 700th career victory Wednesday night at Sherando, as his Bulldogs from West Virginia knocked off the Warriors 73-66 in Interstate-81 basketball. Rogers' team proved to be too tall and too deep for ...

Dotson sparks Generals past Falcons

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WOODSTOCK – Nick Dotson picked the right time to make some big plays on Wednesday night. The Stonewall Jackson junior sparked the Generals in the fourth period and they held on for a 45-44 non-district victory over Shenandoah County rival Central. "The fourth quarter is when it matters, ...

Prep scores: Dec. 14

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Wednesday’s results Boys basketball Generals 45, Falcons 44 Stonewall Jackson 9 19 5 12 – 45 Central 15 13 3 13 – 44 Stonewall Jackson (4-1) Hoover 4 2-2 11, Davis 3 1-2 7, L. Patton 2 1-2 7, Sorrells 2 0-1 4, Dotson 6 4-4 16. Totals 17 8-11 45. Central (0-5) Patton 1 0-2 ...

2016 Girls Cross Country All-Area Team

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First team Grace Dellinger, Strasburg The junior was 21st to lead the Rams in the Region 2A East meet in a time of 22:10. Dellinger was part of a trio of Strasburg runners to advance to the state meet. Dellinger placed 62nd at the Group 2A state meet. Hannah Dellinger, Strasburg The ...