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Craig Murto: Harvick on championship pace

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Kevin Harvick is a good bet to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup 2018 championship. Following his victory Saturday night in Kansas, Harvick has driven his Ford to five wins in the first 12 races. The last driver to do that was Jeff Gordon, and he won the title that year. Besides his personal ...

Rams showing steady improvement this season

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STRASBURG - Strasburg’s girls soccer team may not be earning a lot of wins this season, but there’s no doubt they are earning respect. The Rams (2-13-1, 1-9 Bull Run) have struggled for victories for a number of years, but this season they have put up a strong fight against all of the ...

Falcons trying to overcome injuries late in season

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Central’s girls soccer team has had to battle plenty of adversity this season. The Falcons have not only played a tough schedule, but they have had to deal with numerous injuries to key players. Central coach Kim Dellinger said the injuries had given other players a chance to step ...

Prep scores: May 16

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Wednesday’s results Girls soccer Central 4, Strasburg 2 Central leaders: Philpott 3 goals, 1 assist; Cook 1 goal, 1 assist; G. Dellinger 2 assists; Herbaugh 14 saves. Boys track and field Shenandoah District Championships At East Rockingham High School Team scores: 1. Wilson ...

Versatility key for Strasburg’s Davis

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STRASBURG - Grace Davis is a fast learner. The Strasburg senior hasn't had much time to learn a few new events she is performing in this season, but she has already enjoyed a lot of success in them. Davis started doing the 100-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles just a few weeks ago and ...

Prep scores: May 15

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Tuesday’s results Baseball Warriors 11, Judges 1 (5 innings) John Handley 100 00 - 1 7 4 Sherando 101 54 - 11 9 0 JH: Downey, McGinnis (4), Confrey (5), Torian (5) and Thompson, Downey. S: Tinsman and Ashby. WP - Tinsman; LP - ...

Warriors secure region berth, knock off Falcons

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STEPHENS CITY - Maddy Woolever was so close to the finish line she could taste it. The Sherando sophomore was one point from victory when rain halted play Monday in the Northwestern District girls tennis semifinals. The match was moved from Sherando to indoors at Stonebrook Club in ...

Gerald Almy: To bag a gobbler, avoid turkey turnoffs

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  One of the best ways to improve your chances for harvesting a gobbler this spring is to avoid locations and types of habitat that turkeys dislike and rarely make use of. Certainly, you should learn about and focus on areas that turkeys do like. But the best hunters also learn to ...

Shenandoah baseball lands in Mid-East Regional in Michigan

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Shenandoah University’s baseball team earned a spot in the NCAA Division III tournament for the ninth time in the past 10 seasons by winning the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament on Sunday afternoon. The Hornets learned on Monday morning where their playoff journey will ...

Prep scores: May 14

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Monday’s results Boys tennis Bull Run District tournament Finals George Mason 5, Central 0 Girls tennis Bull Run District tournament Finals George Mason 5, Central 0 Northwestern District tournament Semifinals Warriors 5, Falcons 1 Singles: 1. Robertson (S) d. Evans 6-2, 5-7, ...

Eagles avenge earlier loss to Falcons in key district game

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BERRYVILLE – When Central and Clarke County clashed for the first time on April 25, it was the Falcons who walked away with a five-run victory. In Friday’s rematch, and with second place in the Bull Run District race on the line, Clarke County found redemption. The Eagles – who had ...

Falcons’ Kim, Smith advance to regionals in doubles

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WOODSTOCK - Central’s Michelle Kim made it a clean sweep Friday. The Central freshman advanced to regionals in a third event as she and teammate Madison Smith made it to the Bull Run District individual doubles final held at Woodstock’s W.O. Riley Park. The pair lost to George Mason’s ...

Central’s doubles teams fall in district semifinals

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WOODSTOCK - Central’s top two boys doubles teams were each one step away from a regional berth on Friday, but each came up short against George Mason. Tommy Lam and Chase Rimel, Central’s No. 1 doubles team, lost in the Bull Run District individual doubles tournament semis to George ...

Massanutten Military Academy’s Okafor signs with Longwood

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WOODSTOCK – Gus Okafor’s pursuit of an NCAA Division I basketball scholarship was a lesson in patience for the Massanutten Military Academy postgraduate guard/forward. Last month he finally got the offer that he’d been hunting, and he’s made his college destination official. Okafor ...

Generals still have chance to win Shenandoah District title

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QUICKSBURG- Stonewall Jackson will be rooting for a couple of the other Shenandoah District teams over the next week. The Generals’ girls soccer team has a chance to win the Shenandoah District regular season title if Stuarts Draft loses to either Luray or Robert E. Lee. Stonewall Jackson ...

Prep scores: May 11

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Friday’s results Baseball Brentsville 6, Warren County 2 Falcons 4, Eagles 3 Clarke County 000 201 0-3 7 3 Central 000 010 3-4 7 3 CC: Williams and Warren. C: Estep, Shifflett (5), Rice (5) and Marston. WP-Rice. LP-Williams. Central leaders: John French 2-for-4, 2 RBIs, 1 run scored; ...

Bugonowicz a rare breed on the mound for Hornets

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WINCHESTER – Shenandoah University senior Colin Morse calls fellow pitcher Michael Bugonowicz a warrior. Catcher Chase Smallwood says he’s got a rubber arm and a supremely confident demeanor. Longtime head coach Kevin Anderson has used the term “throwback” and “bulldog” when ...

Recreation Events: May 11

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The following are some of the area recreational events that are being held: Strawberry Festival The Delaplane Strawberry Festival Trail Race/Walk will be held at 9:02 a.m. May 27 at Sky Meadows State Park in Delaplane. Registration: www.tinyurl.com/y9eg3qeh.   Loudoun Street ...